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UNLV History

u.n.l.v. license plates
Mar 17, 2016
UNLV History

The Alumni Association is trying to drive up the number of UNLV license plates in Nevada. Here's how the state's very first speciality license plate came to be.


The Cube
Jan 30, 2016
UNLV History

Professor Moses Karakouzian wanted to create a structure that captured the essence of the College of Engineering departments. Here’s how his Cube came to be.


students roast marshmellows on campfire
Jan 29, 2016
UNLV History

Students send out North Field with party. Check out these photos.


premier u.n.l.v.
Jan 20, 2016
UNLV History

A look back on the events this patch of grass has hosted over the years.


Students Cheering
Aug 27, 2015
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One of our favorite traditions is this annual event to kick off the fall semester in style with music, fireworks, and the lighting up of the UNLV letters.


entrance of the women's center
Jul 2, 2015
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.


Historical photo of Frazier Hall, UNLV's first building
Apr 5, 2015
UNLV History

The Oral History Research Center ensures the stories of yesterday will be here for our community tomorrow.


Carolyn and Malcolm Graham
Mar 18, 2015
UNLV History

UNLV’s first mathematics professor reminisces about how he ended up in Las Vegas and helped build the university from the ground up.


Nov 12, 2014
UNLV History

Annual campus tradition has raised funds for scholarship while spreading holiday cheer. Here's how it got started and how you can participate this year.


Oct 5, 2014
UNLV History

Mike Miller, creator of our Hey Reb! mascot, died in fall 2014. Here's how the Las Vegas artist came to create the mountain man we have today.