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UNLV esports champions trophy
Apr 6, 2018
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.


Two photos showing esports co-founder Milo Ocampo raising the championship trophy above his head surrounded by teammates as well as a stage with six computers on each side battling it out in League of Legends.
Mar 12, 2018
Campus News

At the inaugural Mountain West Esports Showdown, UNLV’s 8-bit esports team made history by winning the championship.


MW Esports Showdown logo
Mar 7, 2018
Campus News

Some of the best teams in collegiate gaming will meet as UNLV’s "8-Bit Esports" takes on Boise State in the inaugural Mountain West Esports Showdown.


Portrait of woman in esports jersey
Mar 7, 2018
People

8-bit Esports member Yzzi Ocampo on the challenges female gamers face and the community she found on UNLV's campus.


man in front of gaming screen
Mar 7, 2018
People

The computer science major on taking a nonconventional career path and coaching UNLV's Overwatch team to esports success.


Portrait of Milo Ocampo
Mar 7, 2018
People

The co-founder of UNLV’s first esports organization on building community among gamers and UNLV’s chances of winning its first Mountain West Showdown.


Portrait of Tyler Tsunezumi
Mar 6, 2018
People

The team captain for 8-bit Esports club on choosing UNLV and his plans to parlay his pastime into a career.


M.T. West eSports Showdown - Boise State and UNLV
Feb 28, 2018
Campus News

College esports competition planned for March 8-10 at UNLV in conjunction with Mountain West Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.


Ace and Jack playing card on UNLV table.
Feb 28, 2018
Campus News

In an only-in-Las Vegas program, UNLV students are constructing the future of casino games.


Melissa Rorie at a gaming table.
Feb 26, 2018
Research

Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.


man in front of microphone
Jan 30, 2018
People

This '96 alumnus knows there’s no such thing as a rough draft in life.


Portrait of Philander and Spilde
Jan 10, 2018
Research

Two national scholars will conduct research to help inform gaming regulators worldwide during residencies at UNLV.


Ross Bryant
Jan 5, 2018
Campus News

A compilation of media coverage profiling just a few of the many people of UNLV who made news in 2017.


Alyssa Crittenden
Dec 26, 2017
Research

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.