In This Series

A woman reacting to the CFA Garden.
Arts and Culture | April 13, 2019
Massive public art installations like The Flashlight and the CFA Garden show that public art comes in all shapes and sizes — including "huge."
A scientist recoils from The Machine. (Illustration by Chris Jones)
Research | April 15, 2019
Professor Clemens Heske's pride and joy is unique worldwide in its ability to study surface chemistry.
Men and women pore over a supercomputer
Research | April 15, 2019
UNLV's Cherry Creek Supercomputer, Already a Research Powerhouse, Poised to Become a Revenue Source Too.
Nick Garritano kicks a football as a referee signals behind him.
Athletics | April 15, 2019
Nick Garritano may not have looked like a kicker, but he sure had the leg of one.
The robot Hubo looms over Las Vegas landmarks

The Amazing Colossal UNLV

(Illustration by Chris Jones)

Go big or go home? Hah! That cri de guerre falls limp at the feet of UNLV’s huge, gargantuan, positively preposterous proportions. Behold the sheer magnitude of our biggest projects, places, people, and pipe organs. This is UNLVXL — a dive into the most massive elements of our university. A stainless steel device for studying surface chemistry that takes up an entire room? We’ve got the only one in the world. Plus a book made out of lead that could break a coffee table and not one, not two, but three Runnin’ Rebels topping 7 feet. Take our hand as we stroll through a redwood forest of public art, past a truly super supercomputer, and reach the kitchen equipment you’ll require if you ever need to whip up 60 quarts of mashed potatoes. Super-size me? We already did.

In This Series

A scientist recoils from The Machine.
Research | April 30, 2019
Professor Clemens Heske's pride and joy is unique worldwide in its ability to study surface chemistry.
A woman reacting to the CFA Garden.
Arts and Culture | April 30, 2019
Massive public art installations like The Flashlight and the CFA Garden show that public art comes in all shapes and sizes — including "huge."
Men and women pore over a supercomputer
Research | April 30, 2019
UNLV's Cherry Creek Supercomputer, Already a Research Powerhouse, Poised to Become a Revenue Source Too.
Nick Garritano kicks a football as a referee signals behind him
Athletics | May 1, 2019
Nick Garritano may not have looked like a kicker, but he sure had the leg of one.

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