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Sep 14, 2017

Construction noise on UNLV’s campus won’t be winding down anytime soon. University President Len Jessup outlined a number of projects — some recently completed and others in progress or soon to launch — during his keynote speech Tuesday morning at the Nevada Economic Development Conference.


Sep 14, 2017

Both were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families. Is it really so far-fetched to put Robert E. Lee in the same category as George Washington, as President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday?


Sep 14, 2017

UNLV is trying something new this semester in the name of inclusion, and it's working better than anyone had hoped. School officials say an LGBTQ-friendly residence hall on campus has been so popular it has a waiting list.


Sep 13, 2017

A girl with a 3-D printed prosthetic hand whose dream of throwing the first pitch at every major league ballpark has been widely shared, is now scheduled to throw the first pitch at Game 4 of the World Series, the MLB confirmed to ABC News today.


Sep 13, 2017

Construction noise on UNLV’s campus won’t be winding down anytime soon.

University President Len Jessup outlined a number of projects — some recently completed and others in progress or soon to launch — during his keynote speech Tuesday morning at the Nevada Economic Development Conference.


Sep 13, 2017

Recalling UNLV’s golden days when her husband, Jerry Tarkanian, coached the Rebels to a national basketball title, Las Vegas Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian said Tuesday that the community should be as thrilled by what the university has planned in the coming years.


Sep 13, 2017

Nowadays, sex-positivity is mainstream: Amazon sells vibrators for as little as a few dollars, and the honest, open-minded sex-advice podcast Savage Love is consistently at the top of downloads charts.


Sep 13, 2017

U.S. News and World Report named UNLV the most diverse campus in the country.


Sep 13, 2017

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual Best Colleges rankings.


Sep 13, 2017

In 60 years, UNLV has grown from 500 students to more than 30,000.
The university, first known as Nevada Southern, held a diamond anniversary party Tuesday to kick off a year of activities to highlight UNLV’s transformation.


Sep 13, 2017

It has been six decades since the University of Nevada, Las Vegas opened its doors under the name "Nevada Southern" on Sept. 10, 1957.


Sep 13, 2017

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas celebrated its 60th anniversary with an outdoor birthday bash to mark the occasion.


Sep 13, 2017

UNLV celebrated its 60th birthday with a big party Tuesday, including cake and a pep rally.


Sep 13, 2017

The University of Nevada Las Vegas celebrated its birthday today, with the traditional cake, music, and a spirit rally led by students.