Topic: traditions

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.
student with back to camera displays Premier 2015 shirt while holding tuba
Campus News | August 19, 2021
With a new semester upon us, UNLV gradually returns to in-person events and operations.
woman in commencement garb being photographed
Campus News | December 16, 2020
Here's the CliffsNotes version of the 2020 Spring & Winter ceremonies.
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.
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.