Topic: Namesakes

man shaking hands
UNLV History | June 14, 2018
Learn more about the namesake of UNLV’s basketball practice center and engineering programs for undergraduates.
exterior of law building
Campus News | February 26, 2018
The 2018 lecture focuses on gender and negotiations, upending some false theories and outlining effective strategies for men and women.
Museum exterior
UNLV History | November 7, 2017
Marjorie Barrick’s involvement in UNLV and the community went far beyond her time in the classroom. Here's the story of one of our campus' pioneers.
two men in hardhats and suits
UNLV History | September 11, 2017
New name reflects changes in the industry, but continues to honor namesake William F. Harrah.
entrance to library
People | August 29, 2017
Ernst Lied and his namesake library continue to play an important part in the everyday lives of UNLV students.
William. S. Boyd
People | November 22, 2016
A conversation with William S. Boyd, lead benefactor of the UNLV law school.
entrance of the women's center
UNLV History | July 2, 2015
Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch inspired millions to eat healthy and then shared her success by helping thousands of Rebels through the campus women’s center and scholarships.
Carolyn and Malcolm Graham
UNLV History | March 18, 2015
UNLV’s first mathematics professor reminisces about how he ended up in Las Vegas and helped build the university from the ground up.
UNLV History | December 10, 2012
Cheerleader's courageous battle with cancer inspired the entire campus.
UNLV History | January 13, 2011
The replica plane is a sign of the lasting legacy Howard Hughes had on UNLV's College of Engineering.