Topic: traditions

commencement cap saying "1st Gen Chin Cona Momo Mi Madre"
Campus News | May 18, 2019
Check out the exhibit at Lied Library to see what messages Latinx students have conveyed at commencement in recent years.
Rick Agrellas shines the Fremont Cannon
Campus News | January 25, 2019
When the Rebels reclaimed the Fremont Cannon in November, that was just the start of it. Now that UNLV's paint crew has had their turn, the cannon is ready to come out and play again.
A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.
UNLV History | October 17, 2018
A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.
students dancing
UNLV History | August 22, 2018
One of our favorite traditions is this annual event to kick off the fall semester in style with music, fireworks, and the lighting up of the UNLV letters.
Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
People | May 10, 2018
Who's the leading the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.
Student arms raised celebrating graduation.
Campus News | December 13, 2017
More than 2,000 students from 31 states and 42 foreign countries are eligible to participate in 4 p.m. ceremony.
Presidential Medallion
Campus News | December 13, 2017
When commencement calls for full regalia, our president takes the stage in style. Here's how our presidential bling came to be.
couple at desk filled with holiday cards
UNLV History | November 19, 2017
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.
Students Laughing
Campus News | August 17, 2017
Back-to-school events to highlight UNLV campus traditions, student involvement, 60th anniversary festivities, and the president’s vision for academics and beyond.
Students turn their tassles at commencement
Campus News | May 15, 2017
Celebrate #UNLVGrad moments with this recap of Saturday's festivities.
Fireworks ignite during commencement
People | May 11, 2017
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Two female students walking during commencement
Campus News | May 10, 2017
More than 2,800 students from 33 states and 50 countries to participate in 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ceremonies; expected grads up 11 percent from 2016.