Topic: UNLV History

UNLV History | January 29, 2013
Why is our famous sculpture pointed down? Hint: It's not because of air traffic.
UNLV History | January 23, 2013
When UNLV celebrates its 100th anniversary, students will crack into the time capsule outside the Student Union.
Bronze statue on platform in courtyard
UNLV History | January 17, 2013
Our beloved mascot is memorialized in bronze, bringing luck to all those who rub his epic mustache.
Solar panels installed on the UNLV Campus
UNLV History | January 7, 2013
Those solar panels along Flamingo Boulevard actually produce energy for UNLV while helping companies improve their technologies.
UNLV History | December 10, 2012
Cheerleader's courageous battle with cancer inspired the entire campus.
Detailed close up of a campus sculpture called the "Flashlight."
UNLV History | November 29, 2012
Thirty years later, UNLV's Flashlight has moved beyond some initial controversy to become a treasured part of the university landscape.
UNLV professor emeritus Wesley E. Niles
UNLV History | November 19, 2012
Carefully preserved in UNLV's Wes Niles Herbarium is the history of Southern Nevada through its plants.
Night shot of the side of the Student Union on a rainy day.
UNLV History | September 17, 2012
Fun facts about the Student Union as it celebrates its fifth birthday.
Students gathered by a tent on a beautiful cloudy after noun.
UNLV History | August 30, 2012
Check out our slideshow of the UNLV community celebrating the start of the fall semester.
UNLV History | December 12, 2011
Foundation responsible for building support for many campus landmarks and programs.
Airplane hanging in building lobby
UNLV History | January 13, 2011
The replica plane is a sign of the lasting legacy Howard Hughes had on UNLV's College of Engineering.
Houssels House, named for casino executive J. Kell Houssels, was originally built in downtown Las Vegas.The Houssels family donated the home, along with $20,000 to cover the expenses of moving the home to the UNLV campus.
UNLV History | November 3, 2010
The 1930s Houssels House is UNLV's oldest building, but it wasn't placed on campus until 1983. See photos of the historic home's move from downtown to campus.