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    The Doctor Is Out — of Debt

    Scholarships for the charter class relieve financial burden for future health care providers.

  • Receiving a Helping Hand to Start Over

    Nontraditional student scholars benefit from re-entry scholarships.

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    Faculty-Staff Holiday Card Goes Digital After 53 Years

    As the holiday card itself changes, it continues to change lives through scholarships.

  • woman posing

    Success in Life? She Has a Spreadsheet for That

    Kiara Sims is one first-gen student who is making the donors who support her education — and her mother — proud.

  • construction equipment moving dirt

    New Medical Education Building Construction Begins

    With donor funding through the Nevada Health & Bioscience Corp., the 135,000-square-foot building is expected to open in summer 2022.

Philanthropy News

holiday illustration with UNLV letters
Nov. 1, 2021

Campus tradition raises funds for scholarship while spreading holiday cheer. Here's the back story and how you can participate this year.

A man in a gown and mortarboard sits flanked by his son
Aug. 24, 2021

Philanthropist and Lee Business School namesake remembered for his generosity and commitment to education.

Jul. 2, 2021

The Optum Dr. Tony and Renee Marlon Endowed Chair at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV has been awarded to the man who created the state's first orthopaedics residency program.

Alumni News

A man leans on a brick wall
Oct. 28, 2021

Former UNLV quarterback talks about life after ESPN and how an injury as a Rebel put him on the path to sportscasting.

Woman poses in front of the Mirage casino
Sep. 3, 2021

Alumni Association's Faculty Member of the Year Bobbie Barnes finds a way to say "yes" to so many opportunities.

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Aug. 30, 2021

UNLV alumna and lecturer explores what works in long-distance relationships.

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