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People | June 22, 2021

Lang was a powerful advocate for UNLV and the role of higher education in helping Southern Nevada thrive.

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Campus News | May 24, 2021

Keith E. Whitfield celebrates the heritage and accomplishments and contributions Asian American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander students, faculty, and staff have made in UNLV's continued success.

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Campus News | May 12, 2021

President Keith E. Whitfield and Dean Angela Amar on the achievements of UNLV's School of Nursing.

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Campus News | May 10, 2021

Spring 2021 undergrads will be celebrated in two ceremonies over two consecutive days; UNLV also will host separate ceremonies for graduate-level students and the entire class of 2020.

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Campus News | May 5, 2021

Keith E. Whitfield encourages faculty, staff, and students to reach out for help during these stressful times.

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Campus News | April 22, 2021

Keith E. Whitfield on the long journey of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.

President In The News

El Tiempo
June 23, 2021

Robert E. Lang, a UNLV professor who is credited with helping Las Vegas recover from the Great Recession and diversify its economy, died Monday of cancer complications. He was 62 years old.

Eminetra
June 23, 2021

Dr. Robert Lang, a professor of public policy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and secretary-general of the Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute, died Monday at the age of 62.

Eminetra
June 23, 2021

Dr. Robert Lang, a professor of public policy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and secretary-general of the Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute, died Monday at the age of 62.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 23, 2021

Robert E. Lang, a UNLV professor credited with helping Las Vegas recover from the Great Recession and diversify its economy, died Monday of complications from cancer. He was 62.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 23, 2021

Robert E. Lang, a UNLV professor credited with helping Las Vegas recover from the Great Recession and diversify its economy, died Monday of complications from cancer. He was 62.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
June 23, 2021

Renowned UNLV professor Dr. Robert Lang has passed away.

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Recent President Accomplishments

October 31, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) and Tamara Marino (Community Engagement) presented at the recent Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities annual conference in Philadelphia. Their presentation was titled "Grounding Service-Learning Theory and Practice in Las Vegas." Additionally, Satterwhite presented three concurrent...
March 27, 2019
Stanley Berry (Police Services) graduated from the 275th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, this month. The academy is considered the most prestigious academy of law enforcement executives in the United States. Its rigorous curriculum attracts law enforcement leaders from around the nation with the goal of improving and...
March 13, 2018
Kyle Kaalberg (Office of the President) and Sue DiBella (Community Engagement) are the recipients of this year's Graduate College Distinguished Service Medallion. The medallion is awarded to those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in service to the Graduate College and its students.
September 23, 2016
Nancy Rapoport (President's Office and Law School) presented "Law Firm Incentives, Default Rules and Ethics" on Sept. 21 at the Texas A&M University School of Law.