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What's Happening

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Jun. 30, 2020

How UNLV’s School of Public Health took center stage in the coronavirus crisis.

closeup of someone wearing a UNLV School of Medicine doctor's coat
Jun. 17, 2020

A bequest from Patrick Thomas Rose will help Nevadans seeking medical degrees.

Outdoor portrait of Stacy Palacios-Esparza.
Jun. 15, 2020

The administrative assistant III and business student shares tips on keeping her life organized and productive.

artist rendering of brain
Jun. 15, 2020

The Chambers-Grundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience will advance research and the science of treatment for Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders.

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Jun. 1, 2020

UNLV to join Handshake, a platform for students and employers to launch their careers using online tools.

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May. 26, 2020

UNLV’s executive director of career services offers tips to help new grads and out-of-work industry vets stand out in an uncertain job market.

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May. 19, 2020

The full effect of the crisis won't be known for some time, but right now donors are helping the university pivot to focus on emergency needs and mental health.

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Apr. 28, 2020

The Lee Prize compels entrepreneurs to rapidly innovate to safeguard the well-being of guests and employees in the post-pandemic era.

A UNLV student adds packed lunches to a crate.
Apr. 14, 2020

UNLV Public Policy Professor Jessica Word on the vital role of nonprofits in good times and in crisis.

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Apr. 9, 2020

From cleaning supplies to snacks, donations poured in for students remaining in the residence halls.

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Apr. 6, 2020

The proud UNLV alum and supporter died Friday.

Mar. 30, 2020

UNLV's Career Services is up and running in a virtual environment, including offering its first virtual job fair this week.

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Mar. 30, 2020

This go-getter came from Washington to attend UNLV and fell in love — with Las Vegas, and his wife.

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Feb. 24, 2020

Thanks to a $9 million gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, UNLV’s College of Hospitality and Boyd School of Law will develop multiple education initiatives related to tribal gaming and hospitality.

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Feb. 21, 2020

Historic agreement with San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will support teaching, education, and training opportunities for students, professionals, community members, and Native American tribes.

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Feb. 19, 2020

Fundraiser Annette Carter plans to show potential donors and community members what a difference they can make in improving the quality of heath care in Southern Nevada.

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Jan. 31, 2020

Legendary Nevada attorney Samuel Lionel and wife Lexy remain steadfastly committed to the success of the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Jan. 10, 2020

From busboy to COO of one of the world's largest resort brands, Bill Hornbuckle has never forgotten those who helped him get to the top. Now, he’s determined to help others get there too.

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Dec. 30, 2019

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

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Dec. 12, 2019

Honors College student Martha Amaya one of just 30 nationwide to receive Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.

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Dec. 10, 2019

The gift recognizes career achievements of UNLV professor Robert E. Lang; public event scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Dec. 12 in Greenspun Hall Auditorium.

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Dec. 2, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

A photo of Akaisha Cook delivering a speech at the 2019 UNLV Foundation Annual Dinner.
Nov. 22, 2019

Honors College student Akaisha Cook one of just 30 nationwide to receive 2020 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship.

Audrey James rides in the first car in the Homecoming Parade.
Nov. 15, 2019

Audrey James was one of the few African Americans in UNLV's earliest classes. Today, the centenarian is still spreading the message that education is a priority.

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Nov. 14, 2019

Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.

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Nov. 8, 2019

KUNV Radio’s 57-song playlist will have you singing along

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Nov. 5, 2019

Online giving campaigns, like the upcoming Rebels Give campaign, play up the competition to drive participation.

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Nov. 4, 2019

A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.

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Oct. 21, 2019

Donors are honored for their continuing support of the university and its programs.

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Oct. 9, 2019

Through a new KUNV podcast, Latinx students are at the helm of creating historical content in an accessible format.

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Sep. 25, 2019

Arlene Kageyama-Chikami hopes that the donation she made in her and her late husband's names will result in improved medical care and more physicians for Southern Nevada.

Evelyn Johnson by a vase of flowers.
Sep. 23, 2019

As a UNLV alum, employee, and mom, Johnson works to enhance UNLV every day.

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Sep. 4, 2019

University Libraries will host a guest lecture, "Victorian Connections and the Evolution of a Book Collector," with Rogers from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at Lied Library.

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Jul. 11, 2019

Bradley Boe finds empowerment in a new scholarship for students with spinal cord injuries.

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Jul. 11, 2019

UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.

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Jul. 1, 2019

All 120,000-plus UNLV graduates now members of the alumni association for life at no cost.

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Jun. 26, 2019

The UNLV Medical School and its students have been among the beneficiaries.

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Jun. 18, 2019

Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.

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Jun. 10, 2019

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience Program students learn about business and tourism at Machu Picchu during the last leg of their journey through Peru.

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Jun. 5, 2019

Francisco Franco used to commute to school in a stock Oldsmobile in the late 1990s. When he was invited last year to bring the same car — now a custom lowrider — back for an art exhibit, it was a full-circle moment for the UNLV alumnus.

Jun. 4, 2019

Local Peruvian villagers teach UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience Program students the importance of community.

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May. 28, 2019

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Program students build international business skills through lessons from U.S. Embassy workers, Peruvian university students, and stories from a 17th-century nunnery.

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May. 20, 2019

Global Entrepreneurship Program students build international business skills and gain firsthand experience in creating and scaling a startup organization.

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May. 8, 2019

Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.

Cameryne Kelley holds a flute while posing in front of a bulletin board in her office.
Apr. 1, 2019

Asking the right questions is critical in helping this "Data Diva" obtain the information she needs to assist UNLV, its alumni, and its friends.

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Mar. 15, 2019

Bruce Layne spent decades attending, teaching, and advocating for his alma mater. Now he's memorialized by Rebel baseball.

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Mar. 6, 2019

Real estate developer Mark Fine helps advance the UNLV School of Medicine.

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Feb. 27, 2019

Current students and alumni are invited to connect with more than 100 employers during annual event.

Kerry Sallee, director of development for the Honors College, with a group of the college's students.
Feb. 25, 2019

Seeing her dean get a pie in his face was part of her greatest day on campus.

Jan. 17, 2019

The UNLV anthropology student Trevor Pollom's research in nutrition took him to Africa as a tribe transitions to cultivated crops.

Jan. 17, 2019

Master's student Henry Castillo turns personal experiences into research to help others feel empowered through public speaking.

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Jan. 17, 2019

Doctoral student Bhagya De Silva traveled more than nine thousand miles to mine for better Alzheimer's Treatments.

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Jan. 11, 2019

Inaugural hackathon offered UNLV students unique opportunity to generate innovative commercial products; winner announced during CES 2019 in Las Vegas.

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Jan. 7, 2019

The Alumni Association is driving school spirit and fundraising through UNLV license plates. Here's how the association led the way with the state's first specialty license plate.

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Dec. 27, 2018

Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.

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Dec. 21, 2018

The university's supporters created some fabulous memories by giving gifts that allow the university to grow, help students to succeed, and set an example of community collaboration. Here are just a few highlights.

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Dec. 19, 2018

University joins the ranks of just 130 institutions nationwide classified by Carnegie as “very high research activity” – or R1 – the gold standard for university research metrics.

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Nov. 20, 2018

Sometimes they find that by helping others, they also help themselves.

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Nov. 15, 2018

Susan Lee Johnson will serve as first endowed chair in Liberal Arts; position will elevate history program to leader in the study of the Intermountain West.

Nov. 15, 2018

With a focus on recruiting students with strong Nevada ties, the School of Medicine is cultivating a commitment to the community in future doctors, says John Moran III.

Blaise Cohen
Nov. 14, 2018

Faculty-Staff Holiday Card Scholarship recipient has lifelong dream of being an Air Force pilot on the runway and picking up speed.

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Nov. 9, 2018

Students from mechanical engineering team up with UNLV debate. Bonus: An inside look at the Shriners Open and special guests.

Oct. 17, 2018

Scholarship fuels research that could save communities from floods.

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Oct. 15, 2018

Inaugural giving event wrapped up as hundreds of people joined the Arts Walk. Bonus: See who got a pie in the face during #RebelsGive.

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Oct. 12, 2018

Eight new Palladium donors honored for giving $1 million or more.

John Pierce
Oct. 11, 2018

Dr. John Pierce, Allied Health Services Alumnus of the Year, still passes a lesson he learned from a UNLV professor on to his patients today.

Kenneth Jones
Oct. 11, 2018

College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Kenneth Bruce Jones found a mentor during a game of three-on-three.

Caroline Ciocca
Oct. 11, 2018

Lee Business School Alumna of the Year Caroline Ciocca has made a career out of giving back.

Charles Bernick
Oct. 11, 2018

Dr. Charles Bernick, School of Community Health Alumnus of the Year, has gotten Nevada into the thick of the fight against Alzheimer's.

Ashley Hoban
Oct. 11, 2018

Dr. Ashley Hoban, School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year, keeps kids smiling.

Mike Maier
Oct. 11, 2018

College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year Mike Maier helps show tech start-ups the way.

Maileen Ulep
Oct. 11, 2018

Nursing Alumna of the Year Maileen Ulep launched nurses network to share information and foster collaboration in the region.

Oct. 10, 2018

Kris Engelstad McGarry and the Engelstad Family Foundation are helping make the dreams of dozens of UNLV School of Medicine students come true.

Michael Del Gatto
Oct. 10, 2018

College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year Michael Del Gatto helped bring Hospitality Hall to life.

Oct. 10, 2018

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year Judy Tudor had her priorities reorganized because someone took the time to be kind.

Jeanne Hamrick
Oct. 10, 2018

College of Liberal Arts Alumna of the Year Jeanne Hamrick helps keep the funds flowing to Southern Nevada charities.

David Ross
Oct. 10, 2018

William F. Harrah College of Hospitality Alumnus of the Year David Ross learned early that being part of the gaming industry means giving back.

Paul Moradkhan
Oct. 10, 2018

Honors College Alumnus of the Year Paul Moradkhan keeps the region's ledgers in the black through his work with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

Brenda Weksler
Oct. 10, 2018

Boyd School of Law Alumna of the Year Brenda Weksler says mentors helped push her to greatness.

Oct. 10, 2018

College of Education Alumnus of the Year Wayne Nunnely credits it all to football coach Bill Ireland.

Alumni Dr. John Pierce, Caroline Ciocca, Maileen Ulep and Bruce Jones
Oct. 9, 2018
Alumni of the Year in the sciences, engineering, business, and health care share invaluable lessons learned long ago.
Mark Fine
Oct. 9, 2018

Silver State Award winner Mark Fine has helped provide crucial support for the university from the community.

Jerry Aguero
Oct. 9, 2018

An early meeting with a professor led Jeremy Aguero, the 2018 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, to law school and beyond.

Brenden O'Toole and Mohamed Trabia
Oct. 9, 2018

Brenden O'Toole, Mohamed Trabia, and Bernard Malamud all received valuable mentoring as students, and now try to repay it with younger generations.

Michael Gordon
Oct. 9, 2018

The Rotary Club made it possible for Achievement in Service Award winner Michael Gordon to come to UNLV. Now he's giving back to the city.

Wayne Nunnely, Brenda Weksler, Jeanne Hamrick and Judy Tudor
Oct. 8, 2018
From the gridiron to the board room, these alums know how important it is to have someone help them out early in their education and careers.
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Oct. 8, 2018
Meet the alumni and faculty members who have helped UNLV to grow and thrive on campus and in the community.
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Oct. 8, 2018

Rebels Give is a 1,957-minute fundraising challenge (in honor of the date of UNLV’s founding) that encourages the community to get involved and support high-impact campus programs.

Eric Fries
Oct. 4, 2018

Archaeologist Eric Fries digs deep into the Maya civilization.

Shaimaa Abdelhaleem
Oct. 4, 2018

Most kids want to be doctors, vets, police officers, or teachers when they grow up. Shaimaa Abdelhaleem had different ideas.

Trevor Dotson
Oct. 4, 2018

Master’s student Trevor Dotson found a left-brain, right-brain balance and brought functional creativity to the theater world.

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Sep. 17, 2018

How the Mother of Dragons helps this mother of three teens.

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Sep. 4, 2018

From UNLV Magazine fall 2018 issue

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Sep. 1, 2018

Jeremy Aguero, the 2018 Alumnus of the Year, on how to pay kindness forward.

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Aug. 1, 2018

A member of the UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class reflects on past adversities that led to success.

Shintaro Ban
Jul. 30, 2018

Shintaro Ban gets a taste of the U.S. Open as an amateur as he starts making plans to play as a pro.

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Jul. 24, 2018

UNLV dental students travel to South America to help those in need

Jul. 17, 2018

UNLV researcher making strides in brain research.

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Jun. 27, 2018

Donors step up to support UNLV programs that serve the community in the aftermath of October 1 shooting.

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Jun. 14, 2018

Learn more about the namesake of UNLV’s basketball practice center and engineering programs for undergraduates.

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May. 9, 2018

The president of the grad student association and UNLV employee added another Rebel degree to her credentials.

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May. 1, 2018

We conducted the first comprehensive survey of alumni opinions of UNLV in 10 years. Here’s what we learned.

Sophia Quinton
Apr. 6, 2018

Undergraduate Honors College student Sophia Quinton has overcome personal adversity to win prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

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Mar. 28, 2018

Alumni asked for more opportunities to mentor students and suggested enhancements to career service programs.

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Mar. 20, 2018

Gregory Lee can’t wait to bring his international food and beverage experience, love for adventure, and fascination with wine to the annual scholarship fundraiser.

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Mar. 6, 2018

UNLV president recognized for work to promote a public understanding and support of education.

Portrait of Amanda Gordon, Alumni Board and Volunteer Relations Coordinator
Feb. 26, 2018

So married to UNLV that she had her wedding reception on campus, this alum says working at her alma mater is a natural progression.

Rendering of the Fertitta Football Complex
Jan. 22, 2018

Campus complex will be day-to-day home for Rebel Football and offer student-athletes place to prepare for success on the field and in the classroom.

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Jan. 19, 2018

Each Founder invests in the future of their industry through $2.5 million contributions to the construction of Hospitality Hall.

Hailey Dawson and Maria Gerardi
Jan. 2, 2018

A collection of news stories from 2017 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

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Dec. 27, 2017

News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.

Hailey Dawson and Maria Gerardi
Dec. 19, 2017

Here's a few tales from 2017 sure to make you smile.

Isack Tenorio
Dec. 14, 2017

Commencement speaker Izack Tenorio found his niche in working on public initiatives. Now he sees them as a key tool in helping to ease divisions in the country.

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Dec. 11, 2017

Some inspirational words from Rebels who've made it through another fall semester.

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Dec. 6, 2017

A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.

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Nov. 29, 2017

UNLV alumna blings out a commemorative graduation cap for the cover of UNLV Magazine.

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Nov. 22, 2017

Med student and community leader share a vision for a healthier Las Vegas.

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Nov. 22, 2017

Mentors help themselves by helping others.

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Nov. 22, 2017

Student-athletes reach out to local schoolchildren.

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Nov. 22, 2017

First Generation Scholarship program adds community service element to scholarship program.

Nov. 21, 2017

Emergency grant and support system helps determined student overcome setbacks.

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Nov. 21, 2017

Attorney Ed Bernstein was inspired to support UNLV law program to help immigrants.

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Nov. 21, 2017

Seed money creates stability for program that helps people with intellectual disabilities.

Nov. 21, 2017

Game designer honors artist friend with scholarship.

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Nov. 19, 2017

Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.

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Nov. 17, 2017

Led by a passionate team of student attorneys and staff, the UNLV Immigration Clinic shines rays of hope on young clients in dire need of legal — and emotional — support.

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Nov. 16, 2017

Las Vegas attorney makes $250,000 donation to support UNLV Immigration Clinic program that benefits immigrant children.

Len Jessup, Harry Reid and Jon Huntsman Sr.
Nov. 15, 2017

Faculty hire, expected as early as Fall 2018, will further position UNLV history department as leader in the study of the Intermountain West.

Nov. 14, 2017

As the new leader of alumni engagement amps up the power of 115,000 alumni, Chad Warren wants feedback from Rebels around the world.

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Nov. 14, 2017

Against all odds, doctoral student Dafne Guevara created Panama’s first flute festival to inspire others to achieve.

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Nov. 7, 2017

Marjorie Barrick’s involvement in UNLV and the community went far beyond her time in the classroom. Here's the story of one of our campus' pioneers.

Oct. 31, 2017

UNLV class brings student-developed ideas to the market at the Global Gaming Expo trade show.

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Oct. 31, 2017

Addy Guida’s battle with cancer as a student-athlete inspired a new career path in medicine.

Female soccer players
Oct. 24, 2017

The women's soccer standout may forget her cleats when she goes on the road, but she wouldn't be caught without Netflix access to watch "Peaky Blinders."

Lee Business School in Frank and Estella Beam Hall
Oct. 20, 2017

Center to be Renamed Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Oct. 19, 2017

New alumni club offers growing body of current, former student veterans an opportunity to network.

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Oct. 18, 2017

The drive to form a campus started with vision — but what it needed was money.

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Oct. 18, 2017

It took deft work at the legislative level — and some rebellious students — to earn UNLV the ability to stand apart from Reno.

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Oct. 17, 2017
As UNLV celebrates its 60th anniversary, here are some of the moments that shaped the university.
Oct. 14, 2017

International competition wraps up today; Team Las Vegas places second in engineering contest, following earlier wins of first in innovation and second for architecture.

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Oct. 12, 2017

Future-themed annual event recognizes the contributions of UNLV's donors.

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Oct. 6, 2017

A UNLV development leader explains the role that transparency plays in building university support.

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Sep. 19, 2017

UNLV College of Engineering teams up with a baseball-loving 7-year-old to raise awareness for a rare condition. Here's how you can be part of the team for other kids who need "Robohands."

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Sep. 11, 2017

New name reflects changes in the industry, but continues to honor namesake William F. Harrah.

Margo Wolanin and Chad Warren
Sep. 5, 2017

Duo leads the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement in new era of fundraising

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Aug. 29, 2017

Ernst Lied and his namesake library continue to play an important part in the everyday lives of UNLV students.

Bigelow Physics Building and Bigelow Health Sciences Building
Aug. 28, 2017

Don't know how to pronounce Pida Plaza? Or where Doc Rando Hall is? Here's your guide to confusing campus places.

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Aug. 17, 2017

Back-to-school events to highlight UNLV campus traditions, student involvement, 60th anniversary festivities, and the president’s vision for academics and beyond.

Liz Kahane
Aug. 14, 2017

This development professional is dedicated to helping UNLV’s graduate students get a life-changing education.

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Aug. 9, 2017

Taking the easy route isn’t in this former Marine’s nature.

Flor Cardona
Aug. 2, 2017

President’s 2017 Classified Employee of the Year Flor Cardona says she is living the American dream

Scott Roberts speaks at a podium
Aug. 1, 2017

UNLV's vice president for philanthropy on the reasons behind our record-breaking $93 million fundraising year.

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Jul. 27, 2017

Highlights include $25 million gift for UNLV medical school and record year for athletics fundraising; UNLV has raised $243 million in past three years.

Len Dessup shakes hands with Jon Huntsman, Sr. with Sen. Harry Reid watching on
Jun. 26, 2017

Jon Huntsman Sr. gift honors Sen. Harry Reid and will help position UNLV history department as leader in study of the Intermountain West.

Mecca Walker holds up UNLV license plate
Jun. 2, 2017

UNLV plates drive scholarship increases for Rebels.

Oriana Galasso
May. 24, 2017

Student worker Oriana Galasso advises HOPE scholars on making the adjustment to UNLV.

Eshani Lee
May. 19, 2017

Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.

Manuela Bowles sits at a table and reads
May. 10, 2017

New graduate and author Manuela Bowles on rejection letters, Margaret Atwood, and building a career long before commencement.

senior Amber Turner and alumna Lisa Danielson
May. 3, 2017

UNLV undergraduate and NASA intern Amber Turner shares her remarkable research journey, which may someday lead to human civilizations on other planets.

Lindy Schumacher
Apr. 25, 2017

Lindy Schumacher receives the UNLV Alumni Association's Silver State Award for her ongoing support of the university.

John Guedry
Apr. 25, 2017

John Guedry, the Business Alumnus of the Year, says his degree opened doors for changing the community

Jack Schibrowsky
Apr. 25, 2017

Alumni Association honors marketing professor Jack Schibrowsky with its Outstanding Faculty Award.

Terry Shonkwiler
Apr. 25, 2017

Terry Shonkwiler given the Achievement in Service Award.

Sara Leoni
Apr. 25, 2017

Sara Leoni, the College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year, finds that a great team can last a lifetime.

Tomas C. Walker
Apr. 25, 2017

Tomas C. Walker, the 2017 Nursing Alumnus of the Year, working to develop an artificial pancreas to help patients with diabetes.

Herb J. Santos Jr.
Apr. 25, 2017

Herb J. Santos Jr., the Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year, finds opportunity in adversity.

Jason Smylie, standing in front of a Capriotti's
Apr. 25, 2017

Jason Smylie, the Honors College Alumnus of the Year, invests in Capriotti's and ends up owning the company.

Maria Barton
Apr. 25, 2017

Maria Barton, the Allied Health Sciences Alumna of the Year, finds the payoff in helping others.

Holly Lyman
Apr. 25, 2017

Holly Lyman, the Community Health Sciences Alumna of the Year, builds a Dragon boating tradition to fight cancer.

Tim Bavington poses in his studio
Apr. 25, 2017

Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year Tim Bavington on representing the Las Vegas art scene.

Theodore Garland Jr.
Apr. 25, 2017

College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Theodore Garland has taught across the globe.

Daron Dorsey
Apr. 25, 2017

Former golf team member Daron Dorsey named the Boyd School of Law Alumnus of the Year.

Kathy (Clark) Dyke
Apr. 25, 2017

Las Vegas set the stage for the career of Kathy Dyke, the Hotel Administration Alumna of the Year.

Lisa Danielson overlooks the lobby of the Beam Engineering building
Apr. 25, 2017

The career of Lisa Danielson, the Graduate College Alumna of the Year, took off like a rocket after UNLV.

Tina Kunzer-Murphy
Apr. 25, 2017

Tina Kunzer-Murphy, the College of Education's Alumna of the Year, rose from being a student-athlete to leading all of them.

Dr. Cody Hughes
Apr. 25, 2017

Dr. Cody Hughes, the School of Dental Medicine's Alumnus of the Year, returns to serve its pediatric program.

Suresh Vishnubhatla
Apr. 25, 2017

College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year Suresh Vishnubhatla crosses continents to find his academic home.

Chip Johnson
Apr. 20, 2017

When the real estate market took its toll on Chip Johnson, the 2017 Alumnus of the Year leaned on the relationships he started at UNLV.

A rendering of a Downtown Hyperloop station
Mar. 30, 2017

Some thoughts on what might go into our campus of tomorrow.

Leave your mark on Hospitality Hall.
Mar. 16, 2017

A few fun facts and a way for you to leave your mark on Hospitality Hall.

Scene at a job fair
Mar. 15, 2017

Innovative funding programs, policies to promote post-secondary education will help Nevada keep pace.

UNLV athelites pose next children from the Boys and Girls Club
Mar. 10, 2017

In one year, UNLV athletes dedicated more than 13,000 hours to volunteerism — over 5,000 more than their nearest competitors — earning the Mountain West Community Service Award.

Greenspun Hall
Mar. 1, 2017

Senator Harry Reid and Speaker John Boehner to co-chair institute within UNLV’s School of Public Policy and Leadership.

Signage with the UNLV logo on campus
Feb. 9, 2017

Four faculty researchers have been turning heads in their fields and well beyond.

UNLV’s Team Las Vegas design of a full-size solar-powered house
Feb. 3, 2017

Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.

Students sit and talk outside on campus
Jan. 20, 2017

How can you get involved in building a strong campus and community? President Len Jessup and others offer three easy ways in this video for February's campaign.

UNLV Hockey team during a game
Dec. 27, 2016

A sampling of UNLV media coverage regarding high-achieving students and young alumni.

compsite of all five people from these stories
Dec. 21, 2016

From a home for homeless students to inspiring the next generation of health crusaders — these worthy causes will warm your heart during the holidays.

campus scene
Dec. 21, 2016

From a med school on the rise to the world tuning into the Thomas & Mack — 10 moments that marked our year.

Dec. 20, 2016

The UNLV Foundation's unmasks the alumni and donors who donned their capes for its annual thank-you video. Watch it now.

researchers test drone
Dec. 6, 2016

UNLV engineering faculty and students turned to the entertainment arena to carve out their unique research niche.

Screenshot of new website
Dec. 1, 2016

Hosting the final presidential debate helped put UNLV on the map for prospective students.

William. S. Boyd
Nov. 22, 2016

A conversation with William S. Boyd, lead benefactor of the UNLV law school.

Yen Lu
Nov. 18, 2016

One of UNLV's oldest traditions — the Holiday Card Tree Scholarship — is spreading good wishes while raising funds for students like Yen Lu.

military student
Nov. 14, 2016

The Military Times considered 125 4-year universities in its rankings.

Mark Guadagnoli speaks to students
Nov. 8, 2016

UNLV School of Medicine’s approach counters fear to stimulate growth in both students and faculty.

Debate attendee
Oct. 26, 2016

More than 50 international delegates study our democratic process in person at UNLV to bring lessons back to their home countries.

Nadia Basich conducts an interview
Oct. 19, 2016

As cable networks set up shop on UNLV's campus for the debate, their outreach teams invited students to become part of their operations.

Genevieve Grippo records podcast
Oct. 14, 2016

New UNLV podcast aims to cover campus one earbud at a time. Subscribe today.

David J. Morris
Oct. 14, 2016

David J. Morris' 'Evil Hours,' a gripping personal account of PTSD and its treatments, is worthy of conversation for all of us.

Micah Powel
Oct. 14, 2016

This junior journalism student gets social, covering the debate using Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat.

Debate Illustration
Oct. 12, 2016

UNLV is hosting the final presidential debate of 2016. Here’s how we landed the big event and what that says about the rise of our university and our city.

Five images of wonks
Oct. 10, 2016
A few self-described political geeks tells us why they're getting caught up in the Presidential Debate as volunteers.
Connor Fields bites his gold medal
Oct. 10, 2016

Lee Business School student Connor Fields on winning an Olympic Gold and applying his studies to building his brand.

Student operating a tv camera
Oct. 6, 2016

Journalism students to broadcast live from the presidential debate media center for UNLV-TV and KUNV radio.

Gary Ackerman
Oct. 5, 2016

With the Ackerman Center, families in Las Vegas Valley finally now have one place to turn to for comprehensive autism care.

Basin and Range Posters
Oct. 4, 2016

Bureau of Land Management turns student photography into poster for Nevada’s newest national monument.

Joel Jimenez holds up his phone
Sep. 29, 2016

UNLV’s delegate to the national College Debate program hopes to influence the conversation that will happen among the presidential candidates on UNLV’s stage.

Lara Turello
Sep. 28, 2016

Join the discussion at Research Week 2016, Oct. 3-7.

Scott Roberts
Sep. 21, 2016

Roberts, UNLV’s associate vice president for development since 2010, will lead the university's fundraising and alumni relations programs.

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Sep. 19, 2016

More than 10,000 donors contributed to UNLV in fiscal year 2016; two-year total of $150 million is most since conclusion of last capital campaign in 2009.

Anjanette Arnold
Sep. 6, 2016

This UNLV Foundation employee says she enjoys working in higher education because it nurtures growth and learning.

E. Parry Thomas
Aug. 29, 2016

Thomas, whose name adorns the Thomas & Mack Center, was a long time supporter of UNLV and considered a visionary in the Las Vegas community.

Perry Friedman holds poker chips
Aug. 10, 2016

Recent UNLV grad Perry Friedman is intent on sharing his good fortune with fellow Rebels.

Ryan Francis presents his group's project
Aug. 9, 2016

The office of undergraduate research helps UNLV students learn, grow, and shine.

Mario Verduzco
Jul. 27, 2016

Engineering student turns study abroad experience into internship that taught him the value of improvising.

Mike Vardakis
Jul. 21, 2016

Undergraduate Mike Vardakis couldn’t settle on his academic path until an internship showed him the possibilities.

Devron Brown
Jul. 20, 2016

Criminal Justice graduate Devron Brown's lesson in "adulting."

Diana Pena and Ai-Sun (Kelly) Tseng
Jul. 7, 2016

A fascination with tissue restoration inspires a UNLV professor and undergraduate student to team up to understand how frogs might impact the fate of humankind.

Monica Moradkhan and Daniel Waqar
May. 12, 2016

Daniel Waqar and Monica Moradkhan were selected as this commencement's featured speakers. Here's what they hope all Rebels will take away from their UNLV experiences.

Jeremy Cope
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Jeremy Cope, School of Allied Health Sciences Alumnus of the Year

Randy Garcia
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Randy A. Garcia, Lee Business School Alumnus of the Year

Jodi Tyson
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Jodi Tyson, School of Community Health Sciences Alumna of the Year

Dr. Nora Vinh Svihl
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Dr. Nora Vinh Svihl, School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year

Walter C. Vodrazka Jr.
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Walter C. Vodrazka Jr., Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year

Cheryl Strabala
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Cheryl Strabala, Graduate College Alumna of the Year

Dr. Kate Martin
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Dr. Kate Martin, Honors College Alumna of the Year

Thomas A. Jingoli
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Thomas A. Jingoli, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration Alumnus of the Year

Joe Cain
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Joe Cain, William S. Boyd School of Law Alumnus of the Year

Ricki Y. Barlow
May. 10, 2016

Ricki Y. Barlow, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumnus of the Year

Carol Martin
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Carol Martin, School of Nursing Alumna of the Year

Carlos Campo
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Carlos Campo, College of Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year

Dr. Tony Alamo
May. 10, 2016

Dr. Antonio “Tony” Alamo, 2016 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year

Diana Bennett
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Diana L. Bennett, Silver State Award winner

Lori Marrs
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Lori Marrs, Achievement In Service Award

Amy L. Brock-Hon
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Amy L. Brock-Hon, College of Sciences Alumna of the Year

Ruben Kihuen
May. 10, 2016

Advice from Ruben Kihuen, College of Education Alumnus of the Year

George Grove
May. 10, 2016

Advice from George Grove, College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year

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Apr. 28, 2016

Find out what your fellow alums have been doing.

Abajian, Dodge, Albrecht, Anderson, and Crawford
Apr. 28, 2016

Spring 2016

Apr. 27, 2016

Major construction projects are bringing new amenities and more breathing room to campus. Here's the rundown.

Matthew Perry and Theresa Butler
Apr. 22, 2016

Crowdsourced scholarship program offers a way for Clark County's homeless students to live on campus and get academic support to succeed at UNLV.

Casey Barber
Apr. 19, 2016

UNLV undergraduate Casey Barber excels in academics, research, volunteerism, and leadership.

Dr. Tony Alamo
Apr. 13, 2016

Dr. Tony Alamo’s wildly varied career started with a simple realization: He’d misdiagnosed UNLV.

Georgiann Davis
Mar. 31, 2016

UNLV program that embeds a professor in the residence halls aims at boosting student engagement.

Nemanja Novokovic
Mar. 2, 2016

A nearly native Las Vegan, Nemanja Novakovic had planned to leave Nevada when it came time for college. But that was before he discovered his academic dreams could be fulfilled at UNLV.

Bernajane Palisoc works in UNLV's neuropsychology lab with professor Daniel Allen
Feb. 23, 2016

The new Office of Undergraduate Research helps students engage in and celebrate their research and creative activity.

rendering of Hospitality Hall
Jan. 14, 2016

UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration is poised to reach $30 million fundraising goal for new academic building as groundbreaking nears.

Kiran Mathew in cap and gown
Jan. 8, 2016

A sampling of UNLV media coverage regarding high-achieving students and young alumni.

Aeriel Halstead speaks at a podium
Dec. 21, 2015

Standout student Aeriel Halstead's message to her fellow new graduates is simple: Take a minute to appreciate all that you've accomplished.

Gary Fowler
Dec. 10, 2015

This must-see video tapped into the talents of jazz studies student Gary Fowler. Watch it and then share your own UNLV story with us.

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Nov. 25, 2015

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV holds its annual open house
Nov. 18, 2015

Grant from The Bernard Osher Foundation supports UNLV program that offers courses to more than 1,500 retired and semi-retired Southern Nevadans each year.

Emma Glaze
Nov. 12, 2015

Emma Glaze is combining her artist's heart with a newfound love of business administration, thanks to support from the Holiday Card Scholarship drive.

Beverly Rogers
Nov. 10, 2015

Ardent collector and UNLV alumna Beverly Rogers on the value of books as historic artifacts.

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Nov. 4, 2015

Our Alumni of the Year tell us what the learned when they dealt with deadly viruses, used a crate for a desk, and faced a life-altering medical crisis.

Six portraits
Nov. 4, 2015

Our Alumni of the Year tell us what they learned when facing a roomful of corporate lawyers, during a big interview, and amidst the chaos of stock traders.

Anderson Cooper
Oct. 21, 2015

Journalist Anderson Cooper's keynote and Q&A caps off an evening of appreciation for community support.

Carmen Gilbert
Sep. 14, 2015

Though a self-described introvert, Carmen Gilbert repeatedly has placed herself in situations that require her to be outgoing. Her job at the UNLV Foundation is no exception.

Honors College facilities
Aug. 24, 2015

Renovation of the Beverly Rogers Literature and Law Building draws together students and faculty from the Black Mountain Institute, the English department, and the Honors College.

students sitting in chairs looking at a laptop
Jul. 21, 2015

New partnership brings one of the largest research library collections in the world to UNLV and Southern Nevada community.

rendering of Hospitality Hall
Jun. 23, 2015

Momentum continues on fundraising for Harrah Hotel College building with $2.5 million gifts from MGM Resorts International, Boyd Gaming and Station Casinos.

Erica Marti fills tube with liquid while wearing protective goggles
Jun. 19, 2015

Erica Marti, environmental engineering student, will travel to Germany this month to meet the world’s greatest minds in medicine, physics and chemistry.

Bill Boldt, Mark Doubrava, Barbara Atkinson, Kris Engelstad McGarry, Len Jessup, and Kevin Page hold up giant check
Jun. 17, 2015

In less than 60 days, “60 by 16” scholarship drive raises $13.5 million to fund 135 four-year School of Medicine scholarships.

Notebook with U.N.L.V. logo
May. 5, 2015

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Diana Bennett talks during the annual UNLV Foundation Scholarship Luncheon
Apr. 24, 2015

Gift from Bennett Family Foundation will help growing college recruit and retain Nevada’s – and the nation’s – top academic talent.

A rendering of the UNLV School of Medicine
Apr. 9, 2015

“60 by 16” fundraising campaign targets $6 million for 60, four-year scholarships; immediate community support has school nearly two-thirds of the way to goal.

Carolyn and Malcolm Graham
Mar. 18, 2015

UNLV’s first mathematics professor reminisces about how he ended up in Las Vegas and helped build the university from the ground up.

Signage with the UNLV logo on campus
Feb. 26, 2015

Students at UNLV will join their counterparts around the globe in learning about giving back.

sign unveiled for Jim Rogers Way
Feb. 20, 2015

Jim Rogers Way, the gateway to the UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park, celebrates the impact of philanthropist and former NSHE chancellor.

UNLV Foundation
Dec. 12, 2014

Students and faculty thank UNLV donors for their support.

Dec. 1, 2014
This fundraising professional says her tip for success is never to schedule more than 80 percent of the workday.
Generic holiday graphic card containing Hey Reb's mustache.
Nov. 12, 2014

Annual campus tradition has raised funds for scholarship while spreading holiday cheer. Here's how it got started and how you can participate this year.

Nov. 10, 2014

The featured speaker at this month’s Rebel Business Network luncheon on the silver bullet for community prosperity.

Oct. 13, 2014
Annual UNLV Foundation Dinner featured remarks by Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Oct. 13, 2014

College of Education receives largest-ever gift from the estate of the late philanthropist Kitty Rodman for scholarships and graduate fellowships.

Oct. 13, 2014

Obituaries, UNLV Magazine, Fall 2014

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Oct. 13, 2014

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Oct. 13, 2014
What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.
Oct. 8, 2014

Scrubbed the toilets. Endured an awkward interview. Benefited from a rumor. Our Alumni of the Year share some workplace tales.

Oct. 8, 2014
Program to honor Kitty Rodman (posthumously) and Las Vegas Sands and Chairman Sheldon Adelson, feature remarks from Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Oct. 5, 2014

Mike Miller, creator of our Hey Reb! mascot, died in fall 2014. Here's how the Las Vegas artist came to create the mountain man we have today.

Ariana Renick leaning on her chair
Sep. 26, 2014

The UNLV Foundation employee on getting a handle on her job, her schooling, and her life.

Aug. 14, 2014

Las Vegas Sands and chairman Sheldon Adelson, and philanthropist Kitty Rodman (posthumously) to be recognized for multi-million dollar commitments to UNLV in 2014.

Infographic showing 2013 scholarship recipients
Jun. 30, 2014

Nearly 6,900 UNLV students receive scholarships through the UNLV Foundation. Meet five recipients, whose college careers were made easier thanks to donors.

Jun. 27, 2014
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Jun. 11, 2014

The Lee Pascal Rose Garden is ready to bloom. Here's how this beautiful campus spot came to be.

Hospitality Hall rendering
May. 21, 2014

Two corporate gifts helping make future home for the Hotel College a reality.

Over the shoulder photo of a student working on an exam.
May. 16, 2014

New grads give a shout-out to the donors who supported their programs.

Apr. 24, 2014
Yoseloff Gaming Innovation Program helps students take ideas from classroom to casino floor with help from industry leaders; 13 student projects in patent process.
Apr. 3, 2014
Multi-year commitment advances fundraising efforts for construction of new academic building and creates new Center for International Gaming & Hospitality.
Mar. 26, 2014

Some of UNLV's most distinctive programs have had a helping hand from local philanthropists.

Student holds up a thank you sign
Mar. 13, 2014

The UNLV community gives thanks to the donors who've helped students and faculty thrive.

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Feb. 27, 2014
Rodman was friend to UNLV for more than 30 years supporting academics and community programs.
Feb. 24, 2014
Personal experiences spur first generation graduates, millennial scholars, and best friends to study the legal services available to Southern Nevada's Hispanic community.
Feb. 21, 2014
UNLV alum Tracy Logan recently spent four months in Australia studying energy issues as a Fulbright professional scholar.
Feb. 10, 2014

Support from gaming industry leader energizes planning for construction of Hospitality Hall in the heart of UNLV’s campus.

U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Jan. 29, 2014
Diana L. Bennett, Mark L. Fine, and the late Nevada Governor Kenny C. Guinn will be honored for their contributions to Nevada's economic development.
Dec. 12, 2013
Two students will be honored as outstanding graduates for their advancement of healthcare research, academic and personal achievements Dec. 17.
Dec. 12, 2013

The Braunstein Symposium sheds light on the Barrick Museum's extensive collection of pre-Columbian artifacts. Join the conversation Jan 18-19.

Dec. 10, 2013

Our 2013 Alumni of the Year honorees offer their advice on a slew of life’s challenges.

Nov. 21, 2013

Honors College student Aeriel Halstead explains why students like her choose UNLV to the university's top supporters.

Nov. 1, 2013

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Oct. 30, 2013

Alumni Association announces recipients of its Alumni of the Year, Outstanding Faculty Awards. Fred Albrecht receives top honors.

Alumna Alissa Nutting holding a microphone
Oct. 29, 2013

Alumna Alissa Nutting made headlines this summer with her controversial and acclaimed first novel. She'll read from the book about a beautiful teacher who preys on her young male students at this weekend's book festival.

Oct. 9, 2013

Read about the history of this unique part of campus culture.

U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Oct. 8, 2013
Official Statement from UNLV President Neal Smatresk.
Sep. 30, 2013
The career coach reminds students that what they do well might not be what they want to do every day.
Daniel Coyle poses by a window
Sep. 18, 2013

The rhetorical tradition gets Daniel Coyle jazzed but for fun, the soft-spoken Honors College development officer is a hardcore "Mudder."

Jun. 25, 2013

Like many a coach, Jerry Tarkanian had some quirks in his gameday routine. The UNLV Alumni Association captured a couple of them in a bronze statue.

UNLV Notebook
Jun. 13, 2013

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Two students writing notes on paper.
May. 15, 2013

Graduating seniors give a shout-out to the donors who supported their programs.

May. 14, 2013
The director of the hotel college's career center offers her tips for today's job market.
Tarkanian statue at dusk with lighted sign behind
May. 1, 2013

The former Runnin' Rebel coach will be honored with a statue on campus and scholarship program in his name.

Dr. Mark Yoseloff poses behind gaming table
Apr. 25, 2013

Donation from gaming industry leader Mark Yoseloff will help students take gaming ideas from the classroom to the casino.

Mar. 7, 2013

Recent political science grad Steven Washington on how Agassi Prep has rounded out his college experience, and why we should all chip in to help others.

Mar. 6, 2013

Ham Concert Hall boosted the city's cultural offerings and paved the way for arts groups to thrive.

Feb. 28, 2013

Business major Aldrich Sinampaga explains what it means to "rescue" food and how working with a nonprofit opened his eyes to new career opportunities.

Feb. 21, 2013

Education student Krystal LePriol explains how the Boys & Girls Club shifted her career plans, and why service learning brought new meaning to her college experience.

Feb. 13, 2013

Engineering undergrad Mae Javier on the importance of volunteering with Opportunity Village and shattering the stigma associated with people with intellectual disabilities.

Bronze statue on platform in courtyard
Jan. 17, 2013

Our beloved mascot is memorialized in bronze, bringing luck to all those who rub his epic mustache.

Jan. 14, 2013

Simon Keith got sick of being the "heart guy" and spent two decades trying to ignore his status as a transplant recipient. Then he got a reality check—and a new goal in life.

Jan. 10, 2013

On the court, UNLV alum Coach Dave Rice is rooting for the Runnin’ Rebels. Off the court, he’s championing another cause – autism awareness.

Jan. 8, 2013

A lost job led law school graduate Daria Snadowsky to write candidly about a teen girl's sexual experiences in her first two books.

Solar panels installed on the UNLV Campus
Jan. 7, 2013

Those solar panels along Flamingo Boulevard actually produce energy for UNLV while helping companies improve their technologies.

Dec. 19, 2012

December is a time for gifts — and a time for charitable giving. If you’re considering a gift to UNLV, the deadline for it to count for calendar year 2012 is fast approaching.

Nov. 14, 2012
The Rebel Business Network pays dividends for alumni and students.
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Nov. 2, 2012
Campaign features enhanced UNLVIP membership program and mobile app for easier access to association benefits.
Oct. 31, 2012

Tony Sanchez, ’88 BA Political Science, receives association's top honors.

Donor Russell Frank and astrophysics professor Bing Zhang standing in front of a whiteboard.
Oct. 23, 2012

Local retiree audits class and is so impressed by stellar professor that he donates money for lecture series.

Oct. 20, 2012

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

UNLV Foundation Chairman John O’Reilly welcomes more than 1,000 supporters to the 2012 UNLV Foundation Annual Dinner. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)
Oct. 17, 2012

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Sep. 6, 2012

The former vice president's contributions included creating UNLV's alumni relations program and raising funds for campus projects.

Aug. 6, 2012
Media coverage highlights ways UNLV is helping Nevada students succeed in 2012.
Colorful heart sculpture.
Jun. 5, 2012

UNLV becomes permanent home for sculptures from the St. Jude Hearts of Las Vegas project.

Close up side view of a graduate with a graduate hat on.
May. 30, 2012

The Class of 2012 remembers those who helped them get that degree.

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May. 15, 2012
Apr. 24, 2012

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Mar. 23, 2012

Public invited to attend scholarship celebration and dedication of Philip J. Cohen Theatre at the Student Union March 29.

Dec. 12, 2011
Foundation responsible for building support for many campus landmarks and programs.
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Nov. 15, 2011
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Nov. 2, 2011
Oct. 20, 2011

The association honors graduates and supporters for their professional accomplishments and service to the university.

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Oct. 13, 2011
Ted and Doris Lee Family Donation Formally Names Business School, Supports Effort to Recruit Top Faculty and Fund Student Scholarships
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Oct. 12, 2011

Private Donation Will Support Faculty, Fund Student Scholarships and Executive Education Initiatives

Local artist and UNLV alumnus Troy Gillett
Sep. 13, 2011

Local artist and UNLV alumnus Troy Gillett created an inspiring art piece to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.

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Sep. 9, 2011
Fundraising Event at UNLV to Support Operation and Outreach Efforts of UNLV Police Department’s Mounted Patrol
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Aug. 30, 2011

Gift from NV Energy Will Fund Graduate Research Assistantships and Support New Graduate Certificate in Solar and Renewable Energy

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Jul. 25, 2011
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Jun. 3, 2011
May. 26, 2011

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Apr. 22, 2011

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Apr. 13, 2011

UNLV honors the late governor responsible for helping thousands of Rebels get their degrees.

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Mar. 18, 2011
UNLV Alumni Day at State Legislature Offers Opportunity to Interact with Legislators, Share Stories on the Importance of Higher Education
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Mar. 16, 2011
Vallen Dinner of Distinction Fundraiser Supports Professional Development Opportunities for UNLV Hotel College Students, Faculty and Staff
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Jan. 27, 2011
Tarkanian at his desk
Nov. 12, 2010

Congratulations to Jerry Tarkanian, the newest member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Oct. 26, 2010

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Oct. 15, 2010

At-risk kids will be attending the UNLV homecoming game thanks to the Adopt-A-School program, which rewards elementary school children for excelling in the classroom.

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Sep. 28, 2010
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Aug. 30, 2010
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May. 25, 2010

The UNLV Alumni Association elected new representatives to serve as officers and board members for the next three years.

Apr. 19, 2010

The new Engelstad Scholars program makes community service integral to the college experience.

Apr. 19, 2010
A tough economy doesn't stop UNLV from reaching its extraordinary goal of raising a half billion dollars.
Apr. 14, 2010

The Alumni Association is increasing financial assistance for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Apr. 14, 2010
UNLV alumnus lands a job after attending a UNLV Career Services support session.
Apr. 12, 2010
Jon Cobain, the first Rebel to cross the stage at commencement, went on to head his own mergers and acquisitions firm. He's shared his success with his alma mater and now challenges all the grads who followed him to reinvest in education.
Mar. 29, 2010

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

 The 35,000-square-foot Mendenhall Center is located next to the Cox Pavilion and the Thomas & Mack Center.
Mar. 3, 2010

UNLV has announced a plan by a group of donors to construct a new, state-of-the-art basketball practice facility on its campus.

Feb. 3, 2010

UNLV, The Lincy Institute, and Brookings Mountain West are teaming up to address the human capital, economic diversification, and hard infrastructure challenges of our region.

Nov. 30, 2009
Research explores the natural attraction that kids with autism have for computers.
Oct. 1, 2009
UNLV, Alumni Association reward elementary students through Adopt-A-School program.
Sep. 30, 2009

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

Jul. 22, 2009
A life sciences doctoral student is exploring the habitat choices of speckled rattlesnakes in the Mojave Desert. This research will help hikers avoid them during hiking season and improve conservation efforts for the desert serpents.
Apr. 22, 2009

What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.

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Apr. 1, 2007
Two-time degree holder Kevin J. Page was named 2006 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. The managing director at Wells Capital Management served on the Alumni Association board for 17 years.


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