Topic: Las Vegas

A hiker enjoys the desert around the Falling Man petroglyph area in the Gold Butte region Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
Campus News | September 21, 2021
UNLV Mountain Club serves as a vehicle for student growth in an outdoor setting.
View of empty Vegas Strip walkway with sign that says: Times are tough, but so are we.
Business and Community | March 20, 2020
A photographic look at the now-empty spaces along the city's iconic boulevard.
exterior of Las Vegas hotel
Campus News | January 17, 2018
Jan. 18 lecture explores what keeps Hawaiian tourists coming to Vegas and why they love to stay at The Cal.
snow at fremont street
Arts and Culture | December 22, 2017
Snow is a near-magical experience in Las Vegas, preserved in photos long after the snow melts. Here are a few of our favorites from the UNLV archives.
signs holding memorial
Business and Community | October 26, 2017
UNLV Libraries partners with area museums to preserve the stories and artifacts related to the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Claytee White, Director, Oral History Research Center at the Historic Westside School
People | June 14, 2017
Oral historian Claytee White has spent a career recording Las Vegans’ personal histories. Now she speaks about her own remarkable roots.
historical image of students walking to school
Campus News | February 16, 2017
University Libraries and Vegas PBS dig into the archives to capture the stories of the city's African American community.
Jerome D. Countess holds a portrait of his late wife, Rachel
Business and Community | February 13, 2017
Photographer Aaron Mayes shares the story behind his award-winning photo for the Libraries' Jewish Heritage Project.
renderings of maryland parkway
Business and Community | July 1, 2016
Through UNLV's Downtown Design Center, architecture students learn vital lessons in collaboration during neighborhood redevelopment.
Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy
People | January 12, 2016
Communication studies professor Jacob Thompson on campaign history and how UNLV's selection as a debate site will leave a lasting mark on campus. Plus: Details on community watch events.
Ai Ja, Min, and Sue Kim
Arts and Culture | December 18, 2015
Long before K-pop, there were the Kim Sisters. Now an Eadington Fellow is exploring what their meteroic rise on Las Vegas entertainment scene has to do with American ideals of beauty, citizenship and capitalism amidst Cold War politics.
World Series of Poker game
Campus News | November 16, 2015
Eadington Fellow dives into UNLV's archives to examine the relationship between sports media and cultural memory in poker's main event.