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UNLV History

Boyd Law School
Nov 29, 2018
UNLV History

An oral history on the creation of Nevada's first state-supported, fully accredited law school, and its humble beginnings inside a renovated elementary school.


The demolition of the Dunes casino
Oct 25, 2018
UNLV History

Some of the major milestones of a driving force behind developments on the Las Vegas Strip and beyond.


A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.
Oct 17, 2018
UNLV History

A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.


students dancing
Aug 22, 2018
UNLV History

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.


man shaking hands
Jun 14, 2018
UNLV History

Learn more about the namesake of UNLV’s basketball practice center and engineering programs for undergraduates.


two men holding old photos
Apr 24, 2018
UNLV History

The 25-year-old triumph of two UNLV engineering professors and their quest to build the world’s largest flying disc.


Jerry Vallen
Nov 27, 2017
UNLV History

Founding dean of the Hospitality College — then Hotel College — Jerry Vallen looks back at the early days of the school.


couple at desk filled with holiday cards
Nov 19, 2017
UNLV History

Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.


Generic holiday graphic card containing Hey Reb's mustache.
Nov 19, 2017
UNLV History

A look back at the greetings we've sent over this 50-year tradition.


Museum exterior
Nov 7, 2017
UNLV History

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.