Topic: UNLV History

Museum exterior
UNLV History | June 30, 2021
Marjorie Barrick’s involvement in UNLV and the community went far beyond her time in the classroom. Here's the story of one of our campus' pioneers.
A wide shot of the Aladdin Theatre
UNLV History | May 12, 2021
As we prepare Sam Boyd Stadium this week for commencement, here's a look back at the various venues that have hosted this capstone moment in a student's academic journey.
A group of medical students walk down a sunlit hall
UNLV History | April 27, 2021
From a suggestion in an economic impact report to graduating its charter class in just 10 years. Here's how the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV got here and how it will shape health care in Southern Nevada.
Two women in white coats talk.
UNLV History | April 27, 2021
Scholarships for the charter class relieve financial burden for future health care providers.
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.
Jerry Vallen
UNLV History | August 3, 2020
In a 2017 interview, Jerry Vallen, founding dean of the Hospitality College, looked back at the early days of the school.
UNLV History | April 22, 2020
UNLV Rebels raised awareness for environmental issues with a teach-in 50 years ago. Today, there are still lessons from the movement.
Low angle view of the watch tower sculpture on the UNLV campus.
UNLV History | December 10, 2019
Do you hear what we hear? UNLV's clock tower chimes with holiday spirit.
An aerial photo shows Sam Boyd Stadium in 1971.
UNLV History | October 3, 2019
As UNLV football plays its final season at Sam Boyd Stadium, we take a look at highlights for players who opened and who will close it.
a mace on a stand
UNLV History | May 18, 2019
The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people.
A woman in a white dress and white boots rides an elephant festooned with a tiara and UNLV-emblazoned blanket.
UNLV History | April 9, 2019
In 1971, Homecoming met the circus.