Honors College News
The Honors College is a selective college within the university that offers an exceptional undergraduate core experience for highly motivated students. Honors College is an educational partner with the "discipline" colleges of the university in which Honors students pursue their academic majors.
Current Honors News
The longtime Honors College professor on Jane Austen, the tyranny of the GPA, and peanut butter cups.
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant looked at learning theories to build a better school design.
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant is as curious as he was in the third grade — only now he's an undergraduate researcher.
Honors In The News
On Thursday, SLS officially reverted to The Sahara Las Vegas, the iconic brand that evokes Rat Pack-era hipness. The north Strip property is in the midst of a $150 million rebranding that will allow it to reconnect with its past — as well as with a Las Vegas audience for whom the name “SLS” didn’t really evoke anything at all.
The SLS Las Vegas is returning to the hotel-casino’s roots. After operating under the name SLS for five years, the property is circling back to the iconic Sahara name, starting Thursday.
Americans owe more than $1.53 trillion in student loan debt. Research shows that 1 in 4 Americans have student loan debt, that is nearly 45 million people.
Record numbers of 19-century immigrants arrived in American port cities from the UK and Western Europe following the War of 1812—but that’s only if they managed to survive the journey. Many of the new arrivals were desperately poor, paid very little for their passage and were treated as nothing more than cargo by shipping companies.
In the year 2044, our cities might be energized by fusion power plants, our sleek cars may all run on electricity, and our doctors might regularly employ gene-editing to cure blindness.
A program that started in Las Vegas a little more than three decades ago continues to pursue its goal: Ensure the valley’s highest achieving high schoolers attend college in Nevada, get a top-flight education and don’t take their talents elsewhere.
It’s called the UNLV Honors College, and new enrollment has tripled in the past six years.