Topic: Native American

portrait of woman in graduation cap
People | January 14, 2021
With a gaming-centered master’s degree newly in hand, UNLV Hospitality grad Margaret Simpson is bringing powerful leadership to her tribe’s Oregon casino.
Professor Nancy Lough standing in front of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
People | January 4, 2021
Great places are made of great people. Here are a few who made the news in 2020.
Claytee White sits in a chair and gestures toward a woman sitting to her right
Arts and Culture | December 30, 2020
A sampling of university experts who sounded off on the year’s monumental movements surrounding race, ethnicity, and gender.
man in suit
Campus News | November 17, 2020
Recognizing indigenous peoples and the contributions of UNLV advocacy organizations.
desert landscape
Business and Community | November 17, 2020
Acknowledging the past to address issues moving forward.
unlv president marta meana is wrapped in a blanket by audrey martinez and lynn valbuena
Business and Community | February 24, 2020
Thanks to a $9 million gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, UNLV’s College of Hospitality and Boyd School of Law will develop multiple education initiatives related to tribal gaming and hospitality.
Group Portrait of Leaders from UNLV and San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Business and Community | February 21, 2020
Historic agreement with San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will support teaching, education, and training opportunities for students, professionals, community members, and Native American tribes.
An exterior view of the Colusa Casino on a sunny day.
Research | May 30, 2019
An Eadington Fellow examines the initial debate over gaming on Native American reservations from the perspective of the tribal leaders that initially advocated for it.
Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
People | May 20, 2019
This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.
UNLV engineering students
Campus News | December 27, 2017
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
Campus News | October 19, 2017
Civil rights and Native American sovereignty rights seem to be moving toward a head on collision.
Group of indigenous women
Research | August 7, 2017
Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.