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Ernst Lied and his namesake library continue to play an important part in the everyday lives of UNLV students.
The Alumni Association is driving spirit and fundraising through UNLV license plates. Here's how the association led the way with the state's first specialty license plate.
Professor Moses Karakouzian wanted to create a structure that captured the essence of the College of Engineering departments. Here’s how his Cube came to be.
The Lee Pascal Rose Garden is ready to bloom. Here's how this beautiful campus spot came to be.
The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people. Read more about the history of the mace's unique design.
Our students once looked forward to this annual formal dance that featured a queen and her court.
The winner of the annual rivalry game between Nevada's two universities gets one of college football's most memorable trophies.
Read about the history of this unique part of campus culture.
After UNLV's first building had long outlived its usefulness, it was torn down. But its historical significance was preserved as a memorial to the university's most influential supporters.
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