Topic: Las Vegas

Brittany Bronson and George Saunders
Arts and Culture | May 5, 2015
UNLV English instructor Brittany Bronson named a New York Times opinion writer. Plus new books on Nevada history and women in the workforce.
People | July 17, 2013
The director of UNLV's public history program explains why the myth that Las Vegas has no history persists.
Arts and Culture | October 30, 2012
"Gatsby" just won an Oscar for best costumes thanks in part to fashion historian Deirdre Clemente. She was a consultant on the movie's costumes. Here's her thoughts on the traditional rules of fashion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and dressing your age in Las Vegas.
People | September 24, 2012
The new director of the School of Architecture’s Downtown Design Center on sustainable urban design and the propensity of architects to wear black clothing.
People | August 2, 2012
What you see on the Las Vegas Strip isn’t built to last and that's OK, says Glenn NP Nowak, architecture professor and coordinator of the hospitality design program.
Old Sahara on the Vegas Strip sometime in the mid-1950s with cars lined up in parking lot.
Arts and Culture | July 23, 2012
New UNLV digital collection offers look at history of resort architecture in Las Vegas.
Untitled (2008) by Philip Argent, '94 MFA
Arts and Culture | May 3, 2012
The uncertain future of the Las Vegas Art Museum collection now secure through new partnership with College of Fine Arts.
Arts and Culture | May 2, 2011
Alumnus Andrew Kiraly finds his hometown a ripe literary subject. And he hopes fellow writers will join him.
Research | May 4, 2010
Forty percent of Las Vegans surveyed say they'd leave Nevada if they could live anywhere they wanted. One local leader is taking a step to change that.
Research | February 3, 2010
Small-town life during the rise and fall of Southern Nevada's mining industry is chronicled through rarely seen newspaper clippings, photos, and letters in a digital library collection, Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years 1900-1925.
seismograph display
Research | July 22, 2009
UNLV geoscientists are shaking things up with a new 3-D model showing how the Las Vegas Valley will respond to earthquakes. The model will help officials and planners design safer buildings and improve disaster relief plans.