UNLV in Focus
Video recaps of our favorite events, moments, and news each month.
From move-in day to Premier UNLV, the first week at UNLV is full of events and activities for both new and returning students. unlv.edu/welcome
UNLV in Focus: TEDxUNLV, Community Art Day, and More (June 2018)
A recap of events in April. Including: - 300 guests attended our third TEDxUNLV - Proceeds from the Todd Fischer book signing go to a scholarship - Families visited the Barrick Museum of Art for Community Art Day More: http://www.unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: Commencement, Gaming Regulation, and NCAA APR scores (May 2018)
A recap of events in May. Including: - 3,000+ students graduate during May's Commencement ceremonies. - ICGR (i a partnership between UNLV’s International Gaming Institute (IGI) and the William S. Boyd School of Law), builds on the unique expertise of these two premier academic institutions to help the country navigate the impact of the new sports betting ruling. - UNLV Athletics broke or tied NCAA APR scores. More info: unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: Believer Festival, Entertainment Engineering, and More (April 2018)
A recap of events in April. Including: - The Black Mountain Institute's Believer Festival, a two-day celebration of writing, music, and arts. - Engineering and Fine Arts collaborate on a robot magician. - The annual Festival of Communities drew more than 5,000 people to campus to celebrate cultures. More: http://www.unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: Esports Showdown, National Debate Tournament, and More (March 2018)
A recap of events in March. Including: - UNLV faculty and students research regenerative properties of frogs looking for breakthroughs for humans - UNLV's 8-bit Esports team wins the first-ever Mountain West Esports Showdown - UNLV Debate finished 5th out of 78 at the National Debate Tournament. More info: unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: Oprah Book Club, Pollen Monitoring, and Supercomputing (February 2018)
A recap of events in February. Including: - Black Mountain Institute fellow Tayari Jones featured in Oprah's Book Club - Pollen Monitoring Program tracks pollen year round - Altair software agreement improves access to UNLV's supercomputer More info: unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: Fertitta Groundbreaking, Hospitality Hall, Healthy Homes, and more (January 2018)
A recap of events in January. Including: - Fertitta Football Complex groundbreaking - Hospitality Hall grand opening - US News & World Report ranking for the online Masters of Science in Nursing graduate program - Healthy Homes program receives HUD grant More info: unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: Best for Vets ranking, Barrick lectures, and community collaboration (November 2017)
A recap of events in November. Including: - Best for Vets ranking from Military Times - Barrick Lecture Series - First Southern NV Youth Homelessness Summit - 50th anniversary of the faculty holiday card scholarship unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: Research Week, Homecoming, and more (October 2017)
A recap of events in October. Including: - Research Week - Homecoming and the inaugural Rebel Red 5K - Nevada Supreme Court En Blanc sitting - Hailey's World Series pitch unlv.edu/news
UNLV in Focus: 60th Anniversary, Solar Sendoff, and more (September 2017)
A recap of events in September 2017. Including: - An award-winning performance from UNLV Jazz Ensemble 1 (they received the top award in "Big Band" in April at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival) - A sendoff event for Team Las Vegas Solar Decathlon - Our annual State of the University address - 60th anniversary party with Mayor Carolyn Goodman Special thanks to David N. Viger, Jr., Chairman, UNLV Jazz Studies Advisory Board for performance footage.
UNLV in Focus: Back to School (August/September 2017 Recap)
A recap of our #UNLVWelcome activities for fall 2017.