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Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute

Sara Ortiz, program manager for the Black Mountain Institute. She manages events, readings, etc. for the fellows and writers-in-residence, poses in front of trees on campus.
Nov 13, 2018

As program manager for the Black Mountain Institute and "The Believer," the former vocalist lifts her voice to advocate for literacy in Las Vegas.

illustration of a moth
Nov 9, 2018
Arts and Culture

Five storytellers to share authentic experiences with a live audience.

Black Mountain Institute
Jul 20, 2018
Arts and Culture

A diverse array of esteemed writers will contribute to the cultural landscape in Las Vegas.

esports arena competition
May 1, 2018
Campus News

Esport championship, an Oprah Moment, and a (somewhat) daring neurologist — News from around campus

The Believer Festival graphic
Apr 4, 2018
Arts and Culture

Two-day Black Mountain Institute event features literary, music, and visual artists.

man at microphone
Apr 2, 2018
Arts and Culture

Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.

Oprah Winfrey with her arm around Tayari Jones
Mar 22, 2018

The Black Mountain Institute fellow talks storytelling, social issues, and that fateful call for Oprah's Book Club.

Poet Heather Winterer reads selections from her book "The Two Standards" during the Black Mountain Institute Alumni Reading Series
May 18, 2017
Arts and Culture

Writers will contribute to the cultural landscape at UNLV and the community.

Several covers of Believer magazine
Mar 30, 2017
Arts and Culture

The Believer, one of the world's leading journals of arts and culture, is a five-time finalist for the National Magazine Award; publication part of BMI mission to connect writers, and literary imagination, to public life.

Walter Kirn
Feb 17, 2017

BMI's Jim Rogers Contrarian Lecture returns for 2017 with novelist Walter Kirn.

Priscilla Finley
Feb 8, 2017
Arts and Culture

Humanities Librarian Priscilla Finley on the depictions of our city in the new "Writers Imagine Las Vegas" exhibit at Lied Library.

campus scene
Dec 21, 2016
Campus News

From a med school on the rise to the world tuning into the Thomas & Mack — 10 moments that marked our year.

Vu Tran speaks
Nov 17, 2016
Arts and Culture

Black Mountain Institute's next event explores open conversation and divergent views. Join the conversation Nov. 21.

David J. Morris
Oct 14, 2016
Campus News

David J. Morris' 'Evil Hours,' a gripping personal account of PTSD and its treatments, is worthy of conversation for all of us.