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Our Future

We're celebrating UNLV's 60th anniversary with a full lineup of events and special coverage this year. These essays explore the future of UNLV and our impact in Southern Nevada and the world.

In This Series

aerial shot of the university in 1960
UNLV History | September 7, 2017
As both a graduate and a history professor, Michael Green has watched UNLV’s growth with some awe. It’s future, he says, will be all the more astonishing.
researcher in lab
Research | September 12, 2017
UNLV research efforts have consistently grown over its 60-year life span, setting us on track to someday becoming one of the premier research universities in the nation.
art gallery
Arts and Culture | September 13, 2017
In an era of answers at our fingertips, UNLV’s real role is to promote ignorance in our students, argues the Barrick Museum’s D.K. Sole.
Campus News | September 18, 2017
UNLV architecture students imagine a different approach to the way museums curate our shared cultural experiences.
woman in front of chalkboard
Research | September 20, 2017
Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.
children at a science presentation
Business and Community | September 26, 2017
As the rest of the country becomes as diverse as Las Vegas, UNLV is creating better-than-best practices for our next generation of kids.
UNLV campus scene
Campus News | October 6, 2017
A UNLV development leader explains the role that transparency plays in building university support.
cell phone saying fake news
Campus News | October 11, 2017
In a post-truth world, embracing critical thinking is the only way to counter click bait.
landscape view
Campus News | October 17, 2017
UNLV is ideally placed to assist — and provide — leaders to deal with the challenges of the major urban center that is Las Vegas.
fireworks and marquee
Campus News | October 25, 2017
What will it take to unite the city behind its new hometown teams?
Campus News | October 26, 2017
With newsrooms being raided of resources, pro sports offer a golden opportunity to enterprising UNLV students.
man in front of Las Vegas City Hall
Research | November 1, 2017
With partisan gridlock at the higher levels, cities like Las Vegas will be the new leaders in innovative government.

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