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UNLV History

Jerry Vallen and Larry Ruvo
Mar 23, 2017
UNLV History

Annual fundraising event has grown from warehouse gamble into a full-blown food festival. Former dean shares the story of how it started.

Rendering of the performing arts center
Mar 7, 2017
UNLV History

From one unified design, the realities of time and budget forced the Judy Bayley Theater and Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall into separate buildings.

Dec 13, 2016
UNLV History

Dig deep into UNLV history to see how the moment every student is waiting for has evolved throughout the years, from the first class of 1964 to our most recent grads in spring 2016.

Girl sits while resting her hand on her chin
Oct 6, 2016
UNLV History

UNLV Libraries examines 60 years of student activism at UNLV.

Student in dorm room
Sep 13, 2016
UNLV History

As Campus Life prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Tonopah Hall, we journeyed deep in the heart of the residence halls to see some of best rooms campus has to offer, and to find out why these students chose campus living.

Bigelow Physics Building and Bigelow Health Sciences Building
Aug 29, 2016
UNLV History

A list of UNLV places that sound alike, can be hard to find, or can be difficult to pronounce.

George W. Bush speaking to crowd
May 27, 2016
UNLV History

The UNLV campus has hosted a number of presidential visits over the years. Here are a few of the most notable moments.

Frank Sinatra
May 6, 2016
UNLV History

From Bob Hope to Jimmy Kimmel, top entertainers have long been honored at UNLV commencement with honorary degrees.

u.n.l.v. license plates
Mar 17, 2016
UNLV History

The Alumni Association is trying to drive up the number of UNLV license plates in Nevada. Here's how the state's very first speciality license plate came to be.

The Cube
Jan 30, 2016
UNLV History

Professor Moses Karakouzian wanted to create a structure that captured the essence of the College of Engineering departments. Here’s how his Cube came to be.