Topic: traditions

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UNLV History | August 25, 2021

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.

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UNLV History | October 29, 2020

The winner of the annual rivalry game between Nevada's two universities gets one of college football's most memorable trophies.

A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.
UNLV History | October 15, 2020

A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.

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.

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.

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.

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.