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A collage of five photos. From top left: A master's student in a black cap and gown a master's student cheering during the processional; an undergrad student in a red cap and gown waving his arms in the air after crossing the stage; an undergrad student with confetti in the background; an aerial view of red cap and gowns walking down the center ailse; a Ph.D. student being hooded on the stage.
May 14, 2018
Campus News

More than 3,000 students crossed the stage at Saturday's Commencement ceremonies. Meet the diverse Class of 2018.


Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
May 10, 2018
People

Who's the leading the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.


Michelle Quizon
May 8, 2018
People

Commencement speaker Michelle Quizon is searching for the right materials to help build artificial organs that could help make diabetes a thing of the past.


decorated commencement cap
Apr 26, 2018
People

The emerging tradition of DIY decorated mortarboards offers professor insight into current day culture.


A collage of images showing 10 students posing for a photo in a photobooth with "congratulations" props and an image of a UNLV sign on campus during a cloudy day.
Mar 23, 2018
Campus News

Sending our seniors off in style. Plus: New rankings for graduate programs and the debate team gets ready to go to nationals. 


A collage of images showing an undergraduate student pointing at the camera before receiving his diploma and a graduate student being hooded by their advisor.
Dec 20, 2017
Campus News

The newest class of UNLV alumni moved their tassels Tuesday at our winter commencement ceremony.


UNLV grad cap
Dec 15, 2017
People

Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.


Presidential Medallion
Dec 13, 2017
Campus News

When commencement calls for full regalia, our president takes the stage in style. Here's how our presidential bling came to be.


Students turn their tassles at commencement
May 15, 2017
Campus News

Celebrate #UNLVGrad moments with this recap of Saturday's festivities.


J.J. Brennan in a UNLV cap
May 12, 2017
Campus News

UNLV's oldest graduate finishes his degree after nearly seven decades.