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Campus News | June 11, 2020

A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.

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Campus News | March 18, 2020

Marta Meana on UNLV staying strong amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Business and Community | March 3, 2020

Chopra is a New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation; tickets are free.

Campus News | February 18, 2020

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.

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Campus News | January 31, 2020

Newest Carnegie Foundation recognition comes just one year after UNLV earns “very high research activity” status.

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Arts and Culture | January 7, 2020

Attorney, Educator, and Advocate for Women’s Rights to visit UNLV Jan. 28; tickets are free.

President In The News

June 22, 2020

One week ago, UNLV officials removed the Hey Reb! statue from campus, and the future of the 40-year-old mascot is in doubt.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
June 18, 2020

UNLV professor gives context to the removal of 'Hey Reb!' statue.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
June 17, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has removed a statue of its “Hey Reb!” mascot from in front of its alumni center following outcry from student groups, including the Native American Student Association.

Reno Gazette-Journal
June 17, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas decided on Tuesday to remove the Hey Reb! statue from campus.

NBC News
June 17, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Tuesday took down a statue of its Rebels team mascot after complaints by a Native American student association and in the wake of nationwide protests against systemic racism that were sparked by George Floyd's death.

Sports Illustrated
June 17, 2020

UNLV removed the "Hey Reb!" statue from its campus on Tuesday night, and the university could change its mascot from the Rebels in the coming weeks.

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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.