Office of Diversity Initiatives News
The Office of Diversity Initiatives provides leadership and support for UNLV's diversity mission: to nurture equity, diversity, and inclusiveness that promotes respect, support, and empowerment.
Current Diversity Initiatives News
University's "We Need to Talk" virtual discussion series returns May 27.
Learning more about the heritage and cultures of our campus community.
The 2020 CollegeNet Social Mobility Index places UNLV in the top 10% of universities nationwide.
Nevada's undergraduate students are steadfast in pursuing higher education at UNLV despite COVID-19 challenges.
UNLV doctoral student explores the historical context, charge, and challenge for Nevada institutions at the Southern Nevada Diversity Summit Oct. 2.
Alumnus Geoff Hughes partnered with UNLV Office of Diversity Initiatives to create Stephanie Wolf Hughes First Generation Scholarship for accounting students.
Diversity Initiatives In The News
There are many treasures in Las Vegas and one most valued notable will soon be retiring from her post: Dr. Barbee Oakes, Chief Diversity Officer for UNLV. Often described as a guru of diversity, equity and inclusion, Oakes has spent four years advancing inclusive programming that makes UNLV one of the most diverse universities in the nation. She has implemented a “Cultural Intelligence Leadership Series” that fosters a culture of inclusive excellence among senior administrators, academic leaders, and faculty.
Spring is upon us, and we are grateful to be moving closer to our regular routines while staying safe.
State of the University addresses are, traditionally, fairly bland affairs. They are a chance for university presidents to be boosters, to laud the university’s successes and sell the school’s upward trajectory to an audience of administrators, faculty, students and donors.
UNLV is retiring the Hey Reb! mascot, but retaining its Rebels nickname, university president E. Keith Whitfield announced Tuesday afternoon.
Thirteen community-based organizations that support Nevada’s immigrant communities have given out $1 million in funding.
More than a dozen community-based organizations in Nevada that help immigrants will be receiving an additional $516,000. That money will allow them to provide financial assistance to immigrant families.