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Current Athletics News

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus News | November 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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Campus News | October 21, 2019

Donors are honored for their continuing support of the university and its programs.

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Research | October 8, 2019

Collaboration to focus on sports-science, data analytics and student-athlete success.

Emberly in her goalkeeper uniform runs through a line of fellow soccer players giving high-fives.
Campus News | September 12, 2019

Emberly Sevilla uses her platform as a student-athlete to make a difference in the Las Vegas community.

5 students hold paper mustaches in front of face
Campus News | August 15, 2019

Back-to-school events to highlight UNLV campus traditions and student involvement.

Eric Nepomuceno standing, with book in hand, in front of the Thomas & Mack
People | June 24, 2019

Bringing together his love of both sports and law, athletic compliance is a good match for UNLV's senior associate athletics director.

Athletics In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 12, 2019

UNLV received an anonymous challenge donation of $1 million for the Student-Athlete Excellence Center, meaning any pledges up to that amount will be matched for the new initiative.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 4, 2019

UNLV cut the ribbon Thursday, opening the doors to its new football training facility.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 4, 2019

The much anticipated UNLV Fertitta Football Complex opened its doors Thursday afternoon, making UNLV a premier football destination.

Las Vegas Sun
October 4, 2019

After three years and $34.8 million dollars’ worth of construction, UNLV finally unveiled its new on-campus football facility in a ceremony on Thursday.

El Tiempo
August 30, 2019

There will be a tightrope act at Allegiant Stadium this month and it has nothing to do with entertainment.

Las Vegas Sun
August 29, 2019

As I watched men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger and his staff teach their student-athletes a defensive set recently, I thought about how this editorial mirrored what I was seeing on the floor: the future of UNLV athletics. The Runnin’ Rebels — part of a group of more than 480 UNLV student-athletes — are the future, and it is our mandate to provide the best possible experience for them as they attend our university.

Athletics Experts

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Recent Athletics Accomplishments

June 18, 2019
UNLV Athletics' marketing unit was recognized during the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators' Best Of Awards at the organization's 28th annual convention in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. The Rebels' marketing department was awarded the silver medal in the Fan Engagement Video category for its "This is UNLV Athletics...
March 9, 2017
Nancy Lough, James Hines (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Margo Malik (Athletics) participated in the Sport and Recreation Law Association's 30th annual conference in Las Vegas this month. Lough, the invited keynote speaker, titled her talk, "If We Build It, Will They Come? Considering 30 Years of Sport Law and Policy."...
April 1, 2014
Tina Kunzer-Murphy (Athletics) was honored in February as a "Women to Watch" by Vegas Inc. She was among 16 inspirational women throughout the Las Vegas Valley who were recognized for having an impact on the community. She was recognized for her achievements throughout her career and, most recently, for being named the first female athletic...
December 1, 2012
Cheryl Sgovio (Thomas & Mack) received the the 2012 Caterer of the Year Award from the Las Vegas chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) at a gala awards evening in November. The award is designed to recognize the caterer who has done the most to provide NACE-Las Vegas their time, energy, talents, leadership, and...
July 27, 2012
Lisa Kelleher (Intercollegiate Athletics) and Starr Wharton (Student Recreation and Wellness Center) attended the Step UP! Be a Leader; Make A Difference facilitator training at the University of Arizona. The pro-social behavior and bystander intervention program educates students to be proactive in helping others. It raises awareness of help...