News: Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute

A woman in a red jacket stands at a podium and smiles
People | October 2, 2019
Silver State Award winner and former President Carol Harter oversaw unprecedented expansion for the university.
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Business and Community | August 15, 2019
Readings and events will explore the human experience through topics including race, class, inequality, and resilience.
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Arts and Culture | August 4, 2019
From works providing context for today's political issues to the unexpected inspiration of sheep, Black Mountain Institute staff offer their recommendations.
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Campus News | April 17, 2019
The culminating event of Black Mountain Institute Believer festival features comedy, music, and a thought-provoking roundtable conversation; event scheduled for 8 p.m. April 27 at UNLV Ham Concert Hall.
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Arts and Culture | February 13, 2019
The Believer Festival is a three-day roving celebration of writing, music, film, comedy, and visual arts hosted by UNLV's Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute. The event is April 25-27, with tickets available starting Feb. 15.
Sara Ortiz, program manager for the Black Mountain Institute. She manages events, readings, etc. for the fellows and writers-in-residence, poses in front of trees on campus.
People | November 13, 2018
As program manager for the Black Mountain Institute and "The Believer," the former vocalist lifts her voice to advocate for literacy in Las Vegas.
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Arts and Culture | November 9, 2018
Five storytellers to share authentic experiences with a live audience.
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Arts and Culture | July 20, 2018
A diverse array of esteemed writers will contribute to the cultural landscape in Las Vegas.
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Campus News | May 1, 2018
Esport championship, an Oprah Moment, and a (somewhat) daring neurologist — News from around campus
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Arts and Culture | April 4, 2018
Two-day Black Mountain Institute event features literary, music, and visual artists.
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Arts and Culture | April 2, 2018
Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.
Oprah Winfrey with her arm around Tayari Jones
People | March 22, 2018
The Black Mountain Institute fellow talks storytelling, social issues, and that fateful call for Oprah's Book Club.