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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.


Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
Dec 18, 2017
People

Who's the guy who will lead the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.


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.


decorated commencement cap
Nov 29, 2017
People

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


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.


Vladislav Zhitny looks at a test tube
May 12, 2017
People

Vladislav Zhitny, who came to Las Vegas from Ukraine in 2006, ends undergrad studies ready to become a member of UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class.


Marissa Nichols in cap and gown
May 11, 2017
Campus News

Commencement speaker Marissa Nichols embraces the anxiety of public speaking as she accepts her doctoral degree.


Fireworks ignite during commencement
May 11, 2017
People

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.