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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.

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People | July 30, 2019

Tamara Marino, this year’s first-place President’s Classified Employee of the Year, helps forge partnerships between the campus and Southern Nevada communities.

Rakitha Perera sits with his hands clasped in front of him.
People | July 23, 2019

"So good" describes both the work ethic that helped earn Rakitha Perera one of the President's Classified Employee of the Year awards and his favorite karaoke song.

Patricia Butler with her chin resting on her hand.
People | July 16, 2019

One of the professors in her department describes administrative assistant Patricia Butler as "the sunshine."

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People | July 9, 2019

Joanna DiBella, the President’s Classified Rookie of the Year, makes a good first impression in the provost's office.

UNLV student in cap and gown waves to crowd during commencement
Campus News | May 20, 2019

More than 3,000 newly minted UNLV Grads cross the Thomas & Mack Center stage during Spring 2019 Commencement.

President In The News

Las Vegas Sun
September 4, 2019

UNLV alumna Beverly Rogers is establishing a $5 million endowment to support a rare books curator position in her name and bolster the rare books collection at the UNLV University Libraries.

August 27, 2019

Dr. Marta Meana was appointed acting president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas a little more than a year ago. Since her appointment, UNLV has been identified as one of the highest rated research universities and most diverse campuses in the country. Dr. Meana discusses how a short-term stint as an acting president can still drive long-term student success, growth and sustainability.

Las Vegas Sun
August 26, 2019

UNLV is, and should be, valued as a jewel in the crown of this community. We educate future generations of Nevadans, who in turn play a major role in advancing Las Vegas, the state and the country. We engage in scholarship focused on solving some of our thorniest societal dilemmas. We create cultural products that help us all soar above the mundane and bring beauty and depth into our lives.

May 13, 2019

The new evolving technologies have immense potentials and can significantly contribute to the casino and gaming sector. To advance innovation and research, casino and gambling giant Caesars Entertainment has partnered with the University of Las Vegas to develop a casino innovation hub on the university’s southwest campus.

Associated Press
May 6, 2019

A Las Vegas casino company and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, say they’re partnering to create a teaching and practice space featuring a mock casino, hotel rooms, sports betting area and esports arena.

May 1, 2019

Former Vice President Al Gore is in Las Vegas today.

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Recent President Accomplishments

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.