As we near the end of our terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year, 2020 nonetheless allowed for new avenues of research and innovation. Here's what gives us a glimmer of hope for 2021 and beyond.
Reasons for hope aren't just confined to UNLV's academic halls. Here are just a few places where 2020 inspired staff and students to find new paths forward.
Professor Tyler D. Parry expanded his reading list in 2020 to understand this summer's racial reckoning, and look to tomorrow.
Three resort stakeholders find an equilibrium in the pandemic.
Coming to UNLV at a most unusual time, President Keith E. Whitfield remains undaunted and ready to make his mark as a Rebel.
UNLV's Sports Research and Innovation Initiative gives a home to the university's sports-related research — and is positioned as a crucial touchstone of a burgeoning sports mecca.
Amid the natural upheaval of a new coaching regime, newcomer Marcus Arroyo had to navigate a team through a pandemic cut off from the usual rhythms of football.
Alumnus Eric Whitacre's YouTube sensation Virtual Choir is the creative project that had been planning for the pandemic moment for 10 years.
The last great pandemic has remarkable similarities to our own.
College of Engineering expansion, on hold due to coronavirus-induced budget shortfalls, has a lifeline in February's meeting of the state legislature.
College receives $5 million gift from Panda Express co-founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng to support new program in rapidly growing field.
Alumnus Oliver Wu now recruits UNLV students for their career ambition, can-do attitude, and ability to communicate with diverse people.
New law school requirement draws in multiple faculty members to address race, policing, and legal system.
$1 million awarded to companies innovating solutions to challenges facing hospitality industry in UNLV-hosted competition.
We're all mad at each other online all the time. Why, and what do we do about it?
Office of information technology had a busy summer preparing for a remote campus this fall.
With donor funding through the Nevada Health & Bioscience Corp., the 135,000-square-foot building is expected to open in summer 2022.
13-year-old pursues his fifth degree at UNLV. And he's got some wise advice for his fellow students.
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year didn't let a little thing like Nevada's only law school closing stop him from pursuing a legal education.
The discovery, reported in the journal Nature, opens door for reimagining the energy grid, technology, society
Keith E. Whitfield on his 2020 silver linings.
From UNLV Magazine's fall 2020 issue.