Topic: UNLV History

Students in a tug-of-war
UNLV History | August 28, 2014
Fall events gathered UNLV's first students for fun on the shores of Lake Mead and formal dances in the old gymnasium.
View of the rose garden with Flashlight in the background
UNLV History | June 11, 2014
The Lee Pascal Rose Garden is ready to bloom. Here's how this beautiful campus spot came to be.
UNLV History | April 9, 2014
How did Nevada become a world leader in gaming? Expert David Schwartz picks out the key dates that changed our state's biggest industry.
UNLV History | December 23, 2013
Our students once looked forward to this annual formal dance that featured a queen and her court.
UNLV History | November 20, 2013
50 years ago, the student body welcomed the president to Las Vegas then soon lamented his death in Rebel Yell editorials.
UNLV History | October 9, 2013
Read about the history of this unique part of campus culture.
Red stone wall with bronze sculptures
UNLV History | September 27, 2013
After UNLV's first building had long outlived its usefulness, it was torn down. But its historical significance was preserved as a memorial to the university's most influential supporters.
UNLV History | September 19, 2013
Not all library visitors have been two-legged humans. In the "Tumbleweed Tech" days, patrons sometimes slithered their way in or slurped from the fountain.
UNLV History | August 26, 2013
Fall events gathered UNLV's first students for fun on the shores of Lake Mead and formal dances in the old gymnasium.
UNLV History | March 6, 2013
Ham Concert Hall boosted the city's cultural offerings and paved the way for arts groups to thrive.
The sculpture "Fallen Soldier" at the Veterans Memorial on the UNLV campus
UNLV History | February 19, 2013
Students and community came together to bring Las Vegas its first veterans memorial.
Student walking through garden
UNLV History | February 12, 2013
Nestled in the center of campus is a peaceful retreat for visitors. The garden's plants are a showcase for the beauty that thrives in arid climates.