Bachelors. Masters. Ph.Ds. They‘re all degrees – and they all matter. To you. To me. And to our entire region. For years, graduates of the scarlet and gray have gone forth to make a difference in our region.
They understand that securing Nevada‘s place in the new economy requires more than an investment in higher education. It requires commitment, dedication, and a promise to change lives, to revitalize our communities, and to provide a brighter future for our children.
This is who we are. This is what we do. Scarlet. Gray. Every day.
"We need a full-court press on delivering an educated and skilled workforce, which can drive the next economy." – Brookings Institution
Will Nevada heed its wake-up call, take steps to diversify? – Las Vegas Sun
"The current economic slump has not been just a temporary reversal but a challenge to the state's traditional growth model—one that has revealed an economy over-dependent on consumption sectors, prone to booms and busts, and too little invested in innovation and economic diversification." – Brookings Institution
The Key's to Nevada's Prosperity
Three local business leaders, and alums share their thoughts on UNLV's role in Nevada's prosperity.
John Starkey didn't know how to escape small-town poverty. UNLV inspired him to dream even bigger.
Karla Washington wanted more than no-benefit jobs. At UNLV she found direction and a career.
Big Dreams. Small Packages.
UNLV's Adopt-A-School program helps kids realize that a higher education is attainable.
Teaching the Basics of Science
The UNLV VISIONS Summer Institute ignites enthusiasm about science in local elementary teachers.
Free Classes to Help You Understand Legal Issues
Legal education classes help community members with a variety of issues, including bankruptcy, foreclosure mediation, and family law.