• Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch inspired millions to eat healthy and then shared her success by helping thousands of Rebels through the campus women’s center and scholarships.

Recent News

Jun 30
People

Larry Henley, UNLV's Administrative Faculty Member of the Year for 2015, was praised for his quiet, behind-the-scenes work to make sure events go off to pefection.


Jun 26
Arts & Culture

The 80-member concert band of adult amateur musicians from around the country is led by the director emeritus of the U.S. Marine Band.


Jun 25
Campus News

Benefactor to the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs revived UNLV debate team and created student scholarships.


Jun 25
Campus News

Southern Nevada industries are expanding, unemployment is down sharply, and visitor volume is trending up, according to biannual economic report.


Jun 25
Campus News

UNLV hosts three-day college bound program for high-achieving Las Vegas students.


Jun 23
Campus News

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


Jun 19
People

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


Jun 17
Arts & Culture

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre will present the new musical “ACE” in a fully-staged concert setting for two performances Aug. 22-23.


Jun 17
Campus News

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


Jun 16
Campus News

UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research biannual conference June 25 will address factors impacting economic growth.


Jun 15
Campus News

University education now virtually free for service men and women living in Nevada.


Jun 15
Research

Changes to full-day kindergarten in Nevada could impact the health of the state’s children and adults.


From The Archives

Dec 1, 2014
Research
Professor Michael Pravica explained the science behind global warming issues from his perspective as a physicist at a recent University Forum lecture. Here he offers a recap of some of the issues he discussed.

Oct 5, 2014
UNLV History
Mike Miller, creator of our Hey Reb! mascot, passed away Thurs., Oct. 2, 2014 of cancer. This story, originally published in 2011, explains how he came to leave an indelible mark on our campus. Take a moment to thank him by leaving a comment below.

May 16, 2014
UNLV History
UNLV's spring commencement will be held Saturday, May 16. Join us in congratulating our newest alumni on Twitter with the hashtag #UNLVGrad or on our Facebook page. For full ceremony details, visit the commencement website.