Topic: UNLV History

an illustration of televisions around the world tuned to UNLV
UNLV History | October 18, 2017
The 2016 Presidential Debate brought UNLV to global prominence.
man sitting
UNLV History | October 18, 2017
UNLV alumnus Tony Canepa turns his illustration skills toward UNLV's history.
postcard-style illustration of unlv's 60th anniversary
UNLV History | October 17, 2017
As UNLV celebrates its 60th anniversary, here are some of the moments that shaped the university.
Students wait to receive their diplomas
UNLV History | October 4, 2017
The Graduate School celebrates its 50th anniversary with a look at its first graduating class.
UNLV grad Dorothy Bokelmann smiles for the camera.
UNLV History | October 4, 2017
In 1967, Dorothy Bokelmann became the first UNLV graduate student to receive a degree.
A group of students work in a lab.
UNLV History | October 4, 2017
Lee Baker, one of UNLV Graduate College’s initial class, put his education to work with four-legged friends.
Students wait to receive their diplomas
UNLV History | October 4, 2017
Walter Ashcraft took a chance on UNLV Graduate College, and it paid off in 1967 with a new career in education and a new direction in life.
two men in hardhats and suits
UNLV History | September 11, 2017
New name reflects changes in the industry, but continues to honor namesake William F. Harrah.
aerial shot of the university in 1960
UNLV History | September 7, 2017
As both a graduate and a history professor, Michael Green has watched UNLV’s growth with some awe. It’s future, he says, will be all the more astonishing.
Bigelow Physics Building and Bigelow Health Sciences Building
UNLV History | August 28, 2017
Don't know how to pronounce Pida Plaza? Or where Doc Rando Hall is? Here's your guide to confusing campus places.
Jerry Vallen and Larry Ruvo
UNLV History | March 23, 2017
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
UNLV History | March 7, 2017
From one unified design, the realities of time and budget forced the Judy Bayley Theater and Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall into separate buildings.