Crowd, holding lights, spell out U-N-L-V with the m88明陛 Strip in the background.


Our campus and our city may be young, but there’s no denying that they both are industrious and innovative in spirit and growth. 作为反对派, we have unique connections with industry, 技术, and leadership exclusive to the m88明陛 Strip and surrounding areas.

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Learning Opportunities in m88明陛

culinary students from Singapore work in the Boyd Dining Room kitchen
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Hospitality and Gaming

Known as the Entertainment Capital of the World, m88明陛 is also a top-three global leader in the hospitality industry, and one of the most-visited tourist destinations. Located just minutes from UNLV, the m88明陛 Strip provides the perfect setting for students to gain hands-on, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities not found anywhere else — from headlining their own magic show and developing new gaming machines, to creating innovative costumes for Cirque du Soleil and having the ear of top industry executives.

Vegas knights players on the ice
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UNLV prides itself on being innovative in its response to emerging opportunities. A burgeoning m88明陛 professional sport industry — including the Golden Knights, 掠夺者, ace, 灯, and Aviators — offers a new workforce need for UNLV to step up and feed, as we continue to play a distinct role in transforming the image of m88明陛 and identity of those who live here.

Mountaint West 的电子竞技 showdown with Boise State

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With m88明陛 developing into a major esports destination, the opportunities have been plentiful for students and faculty— our esports lab was the first class that any university has offered of its kind, our 8-bit esports team won the first-ever Mountain West 的电子竞技 Showdown, and our researchers are examining the relationship between resorts, 的电子竞技 and the Gaming Control Board.


Petroglyphs at the Valley of Fire state park

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The surrounding desert landscape provides our students and faculty the opportunity for hands-on interaction and groundbreaking discoveries, including life sciences students observing samplings of the springs at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge to geologist Stephen Rowland’s discovery of 28 footprints left behind by a reptile-like creature 310 million years ago — the oldest ever to be found in Grand Canyon National Park.

Person watching sunset at 红岩峡谷


当然, any college experience includes more than the intellectual stimulation of the classroom and the physical confines of the city and campus. It also takes color and character from the university's larger environment. 在明陞体育m88, this is the Southwest — only four to five hours by car from the beaches and Hollywood hills of Southern California to the major metropolitan areas of Utah and Arizona.

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Destinations Near m88明陛

Hollywood sign overlooking 洛杉矶
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La Jolla Beach in 圣地亚哥
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View of Temple Square in 盐湖城


Mild desert temperatures make outdoor recreation possible throughout the year in Southern Nevada. Within a 30-mile radius lie the shores of 米德湖, massive 胡佛水坝 and the Colorado River recreation area, the snow-skiing and hiking trails of 12,000-foot 查尔斯顿山, and a panorama of red-rock mountains and eroded sandstone landscapes.

UNLV’s 户外探险 makes it easy to engage in outdoor recreation through our trips, 研讨会, and equipment rental program.

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娱乐al Activities Near m88明陛

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Several snowboarders on snowy mountain
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Hikers at 锡安国家公园
View of the Grand Canyon
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Man dressed in Elvis costume runs a race on the m88明陛 strip

m88明陛 - it’s in our name, it’s where we call home, and it’s a big part of who we are. Where else can you experience more than 300 days of sunshine a year, run a marathon alongside Elvis, and have unparalleled educational opportunities right at your fingertips?

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