• New York's storied park has had its share of tragedies. Read how alumnus Matt Falber is taking cues from its original design to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe.

  • 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.

Recent News

Jul 27
People

Sharon Altman might not break a nail for you, but she’ll take on more responsibility without batting an eye. She’s the 2015 first-place Classified Employee of the Year.


Jul 22
Arts & Culture

A slideshow of the Barrick Museum's exhibit. The opening reception is July 23.


Jul 22
Arts & Culture

Broadway veterans and local Las Vegas professionals lead the cast of the Nevada Conservatory Theatre’s new musical “ACE.” Get tickets for the Aug. 22 and 23 performances.


Jul 21
Campus News

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


Jul 20
People

Nursing alumnus recognized the power of giving his patients detailed information. Now he's at the forefront in developing an artificial pancreas.


Jul 14
People

The third-place recipient of the Classified Employee of the Year Award, Erin Azua was lauded for the gentle and caring disposition she displays when interacting with students.


Jul 10
Research

82 percent of America’s three largest national parks are infested with at least one type of foreign foliage that’s ripe for becoming brushfire kindling.


Jul 2
UNLV History

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.


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 perfection.


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.


From The Archives

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.