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University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

Established: 1957
Type: Public
Endowment: $112,161,000
President: David B. Ashley
Faculty: 1,000
Students: 31,000
Undergraduates: 26,000
Postgraduates: 5,000
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Campus: Urban
Main Campus: 337 acres (1.36 km²)
North Campus: 640 acres (2.6 km²)
Shadow Lane Campus: 18.2 acres
Mascot: Runnin' Rebels
Colors: Scarlet and Grey
Website: unlv.edu

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public, coeducational university located in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, known for its programs in History, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Hotel administration, and Management Information Systems. The university is ranked in the category of Doctoral/Research Universities–Intensive by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Atlantic Monthly recognized UNLV's English department as having one of the nation's most innovative MFA programs and one of the top five doctoral programs in creative writing [1]. UNLV or U.N.L.V. may refer to: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, an urban research university located in Las Vegas U.N.L.V., a gangsta rap group Category: ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... USD redirects here. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... David B. Ashley David B. Ashley will become the eighth president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on July 1, 2006. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... For other uses, see Student (disambiguation). ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... This article is about the unit of measurement. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Scarlet (from the Persian saqirlat or Latin astacus, crayfish) is a red color with a hue that is somewhat toward the orange. ... Gray or grey is a color seen commonly in nature. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... For alternate meanings see state university (disambiguation). ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Nevada. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... This article is about the study of the past in human terms. ... Engineering is the discipline of acquiring and applying knowledge of design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... Environmental studies is the systematic study of human interaction with their environment. ... Hospitality management is the name given to the collegiate academic major in which students are taught the business of running hotels, restaurants, and travel and tourism-related business. ... Management Information Systems (MIS), are information systems, typically computer based, that are used within an organization. ... The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an international centre for research in education based in the United States of America. ...


The 337-acre (1.4-km²) UNLV campus is located on Maryland Parkway, a heavily-traveled north-south arterial street, in southeastern Las Vegas about 2.5 km (1.5 mi) east of the Las Vegas Strip. Ground breaking on the original 60 acre site was in April, 1956. UNLV has purchased a 640-acre (2.6 km²) site in North Las Vegas for future expansion. In addition, there is a Shadow Lane Campus, located just east of UMC Medical Center on Charleston and Shadow Lane. A project called Midtown UNLV is examining options of revamping Maryland Parkway to better serve the campus community. This article is about the unit of measurement. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... The south end of The Strip; approximately one third of the entire Strip is represented here. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States. ... Midtown UNLV is a new development at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. ...


UNLV also houses and manages the National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment, a supercomputer facility sponsored by the National Science Foundation. For other uses, see Supercomputer (disambiguation). ... The logo of the National Science Foundation The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. ...

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History and status

UNLV was first established by Dustin Martinez to establish a university of greatness.UNLV is rare in Las Vegas for its variety of horticulture growing on campus.
UNLV was first established by Dustin Martinez to establish a university of greatness.UNLV is rare in Las Vegas for its variety of horticulture growing on campus.

The first college classes which would eventually become the classes of UNLV were offered as the southern regional extension division of the University of Nevada in 1851 in a classroom at Las Vegas High School. UNLV was officially founded by the Nevada Board of Regents as the Southern Division of the University of Nevada in 1957. The first classes were held on the current campus on September 10, 1957 in the now historic post and beam Mid Century Modern Maude Frazier Hall designed by the award winning local architectural firm, Zick and Sharp. Twenty-nine students graduated in the first commencement ceremonies in 1964[2]. In 1965, the Nevada Legislature named the school Nevada Southern University, and the Board of Regents hired the campus's first president, William Carlson[3]. In 1968, Nevada Southern was given equal status with its former parent institution in Reno, and the present name was approved by the Regents in January 1969. Today UNLV is becoming one of the nation's leading metropolitan universities. Since its founding, the university has grown rapidly, expanding both its academic programs and campus facilities. UNLV now offers more than 190 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs. The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada or UNR) is a university located in Reno, Nevada, USA, and is known for its programs in agricultural research, journalism, animal biotechnology, and mining-related engineering and natural sciences. ... Las Vgeas High School is a public high school of the Clark County School District located on Southeast side of Sunrise Mountain History Las Vegas High School Openend In 1930 on the corner of 7th Street and Bridger. ... The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) (formerlly the University and Community College System of Nevada UCCSN) was formed in 1968 to oversee all state-supported higher education in the US state of Nevada. ... Timber framing is the modern term for the traditional half-timbered construction in which timber provides a visible skeletal frame that supports the whole building. ... Mid-Century modern is an architectural, interior and product design form that generally describes post-war developments in modern design from roughly 1945 to 1965. ... William H. Billy Carlson (April 11, 1864–July 7, 1937) was an American Independent politician from California. ... Reno redirects here. ...

The Las Vegas Strip can be seen in the distance from various points on the UNLV campus.
The Las Vegas Strip can be seen in the distance from various points on the UNLV campus.

In 2005, the university received over $95 million in extramural research funding, about a thirty percent increase over the previous year. In addition, a fundraising campaign, "Invent the Future," passed $300 million in money collected in 2005, with the ultimate goal of raising $500 million. A new 135,000-square-foot student union and a new 188,000-square-foot recreation center were both completed in 2007. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2304x1536, 878 KB) Summary UNLV campus, Las Vegas Strip in the distance. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2304x1536, 878 KB) Summary UNLV campus, Las Vegas Strip in the distance. ... The south end of The Strip; approximately one third of the entire Strip is represented here. ... A student activity center or SAC, is a type of building found on university campuses. ...


In 2006 UNLV opened its first international campus in Singapore. The UNLV Singapore campus is housed on the 10th and 11th floors of the National Library of Singapore, a prestigious building comparable to the United States Library of Congress. The campus offers bachelor’s degree programs in hotel administration and hospitality management. UNLV Singapore is offering the college’s upper division courses, which include Hotel Administration, Hospitality Marketing, Food & Beverage Management and Hotel Law. Students may also earn an executive master’s degree in hospitality. The National Library in Singapore is located on a 11,304 square metre-site between Bugis Junction and the Bras Basah Complex at 100 Victoria Street. ... Library of Congress, Jefferson building The Library of Congress is one of four official national libraries of the United States (along with the National Library of Medicine, National Agricultural Library, and National Archives and Records Administration). ...


Academics

UNLV offers over 200 programs of study in varying fields leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees, which are taught by approximately 850 faculty members. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Lied Library At 5 stories and 302,000 square feet, the Lied Library building is the largest on University of Nevada, Las Vegass (UNLV) campus in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Colleges and Schools

The College Of Education The College of Education at UNLV is a dynamic academic unit characterized by quality instruction, innovative partnerships with the community, and strong and steady growth. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Boyd School of Law The William S. Boyd School of Law, is located in Las Vegas, Nevada on the campus of UNLV. It has a student body of approximately 470 students. ...

Institutes

Libraries

Lied Library At 5 stories and 302,000 square feet, the Lied Library building is the largest on University of Nevada, Las Vegass (UNLV) campus in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... Architecture Studies Library The Architecture Studies Library (ASL) is located in the , located on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. ...

Information Technology

The UNLV Office of Information Technology is the central unit responsible for meeting the computing needs of UNLV faculty, staff, and students. Its mission is to support and enhance teaching, research, scholarly and creative production, and administration, through the effective management and use of information technology resources.[4]


Campus

Housing

There are 8 housing options at UNLV. Only about 1,500 of UNLV's 25,000 students live on Campus.

  • Tonopah Complex For honor students, millennium scholars, and other students; coed. There are two people per suite. Two suites share a restroom.
  • Dayton Complex The newest residence facility; houses freshman through senior years.
  • Upper Class Complex For students in their sophomore through senior year; coed.
  • South Complex For freshmen only; coed.

Athletic facilities

Sam Boyd Stadium is a football stadium located in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... The Thomas & Mack Center is an arena on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The facility was first opened in the summer of 1983. ... The Cox Pavillion is a 2,472-seat indoor arena built in 2001 on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, more specifically adjacent to the schools primary indoor arena, the Thomas & Mack Center. ...

The Performing Arts Center

The Flashlight in front of The Judy Bayley Theatre
The Flashlight in front of The Judy Bayley Theatre

The Performing Arts Center includes the following facilities: Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (480 × 640 pixel, file size: 68 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Flashlight in front of the Judy Bayley Theatre I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (480 × 640 pixel, file size: 68 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Flashlight in front of the Judy Bayley Theatre I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ...

  • The Judy Bayley Theatre - Opened in 1972, the theatre seats 550 people, and features a raked auditorium, a fully-rigged, proscenium stage, and a thrust-apron that can be used as an orchestra pit.
  • The Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall - Opened in 1976, the hall seats 1,832 patrons, and includes a beautifully decorated lobby complete with a gallery wall of fine art.
  • The Alta Ham Fine Arts Complex - Opened in 1982.
  • Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center - Opened in 2001.
  • The Black Box Theatre - A flexible space, it can accommodate 120–175 non-fixed seats in arrangements for small recitals, lectures, dance, and other social events. It was the largest wire grid in North America at the time of its construction.

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Athletics

The UNLV Rebels logo.
The UNLV Rebels logo.

UNLV's 17 intercollegiate athletic teams are nicknamed the Rebels or Lady Rebels (the men's basketball team is typically referred to as the Runnin' Rebels; the baseball team is typically referred to as the Hustlin' Rebels). The name Rebels is derived from nickname of UNLV's predecessor school, Nevada Southern University. The school's colors are crimson and gray. UNLV is a member of the Mountain West Conference in the NCAA's Division I. UNLV's men's football team plays Nevada for the Fremont Cannon each year in the Battle for Nevada. UNLV's men's soccer team competes in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the sport. ... The UNLV Runnin Rebels are a NCAA Division I mens basketball team who play at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public, coeducational university located in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... “Mountain West” redirects here. ... NCAA redirects here. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The Fremont Cannon, photographed here shortly after UNRs win in 2005, currently sits in the universitys Cashell Fieldhouse The Fremont Cannon is awarded to each seasons winner of the Battle for Nevada, a college football game between the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of... The Battle for Nevada is the annual college football game between the University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). ... The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation is a College Athletic Conference whose member teams are located in the western United States. ...


In 2007, UNLV advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 by beating the highly favored Wisconsin Badgers by a score of 74-68. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The Wisconsin Badgers are a variety of collegiate athletic teams from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ...



In 1990, UNLV won the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship by beating Duke University by a record setting margin (30 points) of 103-73, becoming the first team to score over 100 in the championship game. Before becoming a basketball powerhouse in the late 70s, 80s and early 90s, UNLV was often referred to as "Tumbleweed Tech" due to its relative obscurity. Led by famed coach Jerry Tarkanian, the Runnin' Rebels were among the most exciting teams in the nation. They consistently were tops in the nation in categories such as points scored, turnovers forced, and most importantly - wins (UNLV is the third-winningest program by percentage (.711) in Division I history -- ranking behind Kentucky and North Carolina) . Tarkanian was suspected of violating numerous NCAA regulations, and was forced out in 1992 by then-president Robert Maxson. On November 26, 2005, for his achievements as coach of the Runnin' Rebels (he was 509-105 in 19 years as head coach), the basketball court at the Thomas & Mack Center was renamed Jerry Tarkanian Court. The turmoil was highly controversial and remains a hot button issue in Las Vegas to this day. This article is about the year. ... This article is about NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. ... Jerry Tarkanian (born August 8, 1930), also known as Tark the Shark, is a former college basketball coach known for colorful behavior, including habitually chewing on a towel during games, and for his public criticisms of and clashes with the NCAA. He was head coach at three different Division I... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Thomas & Mack Center is an arena on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The facility was first opened in the summer of 1983. ...

Rebels Lied practice complex on campus.
Rebels Lied practice complex on campus.

On Saturday, December 9, 2006 the UNLV Runnin' Rebels won a significant road game at University of Nevada 58-49 (ranked #20 in the nation at the time). The victory extended UNLV's all-time series lead over Nevada to 49-19. It was the first time UNLV had won a game on the road vs. a ranked opponent since the #1 Runnin' Rebels won at #12 University of New Mexico 86-74 on Feb. 25, 1991, the year UNLV finished 34-1 under coach Jerry Tarkanian with a loss to Duke University in the NCAA semifinals being their only defeat. The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada or UNR) is a university located in Reno, Nevada, USA, and is known for its programs in agricultural research, journalism, animal biotechnology, and mining-related engineering and natural sciences. ... The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a public university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ... Jerry Tarkanian (born August 8, 1930), also known as Tark the Shark, is a former college basketball coach known for colorful behavior, including habitually chewing on a towel during games, and for his public criticisms of and clashes with the NCAA. He was head coach at three different Division I... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. ...


On Saturday, March 10, 2007 the UNLV Runnin' Rebels won the Mountain West Conference Basketball Championship beating BYU Cougars 78-70. The Rebels came back from an eleven point deficit at half time to win. Kevin Kruger was named the tournament MVP. They went on to reach the Sweet Sixteen of the 2007 Men's Division I NCAA Tournament where they lost to Oregon, 76-72. They finished 14th in the polls--their first appearance in a final poll in 14 years. On Saturday, March 15th, 2008 the UNLV Rebls again won the MWC Basketball Tournament for the second year in a row. They beat the BYU Cougars again in the finals 76-61. The games were played at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 8-10, 2007. ... // Final four redirects here. ... The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. ...


They made it to the 2nd Round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament, losing to top seeded Kansas 75-56.

UNLV is also well-known for its excellent golf programs. Led by coach Dwaine Knight, the UNLV Golf Program has turned out PGA pro's such as Adam Scott, Chris Riley, and Chad Campbell. At times they have been ranked #1 by one of the three college polls. They won the NCAA National golf team championship in 1998. Ryan Moore. In 2006, he played on the PGA Tour as a regular member and his best outing was a tie for second at the Buick Championship. He has entered the top 100 in the Official World Golf Rankings. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2304x1536, 903 KB) Summary UNLV entrance sign, Thomas & Mack Center, Cox Pavilion. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2304x1536, 903 KB) Summary UNLV entrance sign, Thomas & Mack Center, Cox Pavilion. ... The Thomas & Mack Center is an arena on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The facility was first opened in the summer of 1983. ... The Cox Pavillion is a 2,472-seat indoor arena built in 2001 on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, more specifically adjacent to the schools primary indoor arena, the Thomas & Mack Center. ... Personal Information Birth July 16, 1980 ) Adelaide, Australia Height 6 ft 0 in (1. ... Chad Campbell (born May 31, 1974 in Andrews, Texas} is an American professional golfer. ... Ryan Moore (born December 5, 1982 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American golfer. ...


As of March 2007, the Rebel Men's Swimming & Diving Team has won 3 straight Mountain West Conference titles.


The UNLV Debate team was restarted for the 07-08 season under the direction of Dr. Jacob Thompson (PhD. Communication Studies). Assistant coaches include Justin Eckstein (B.A., Denver University) and Joe Batocletti (B.A., Wayne State University). The team was renamed "The Sanford I. Berman Debate forum" in honor of Sanford I. Berman, the donor who made the team possible.


Notable faculty

  • Virko Baley (Distinguished professor of music), composer, conductor, and pianist
  • Dave Hickey (English professor), MacArthur Foundation fellow (Oct. 2001), art critic and cultural theorist
  • Hans-Hermann Hoppe (Economics professor), notable for an academic freedom controversy concerning remarks about the saving habits of old people, children and gays[5]
  • Lawrence L. Larmore (Computer Science professor), theoretical computer scientist
  • Murray Rothbard (Economics professor), Libertarian writer for the Las Vegas Review Journal
  • Tom Shires (Director of Trauma Institute), trauma surgeon; pioneered use of saline in shock
  • Wole Soyinka (English professor), Nobel laureate, African poet and playwright
  • Dina Titus (Political Science professor), Nevada State Senator (D) and Minority Leader of the Senate [6]
  • Michael Tylo (Film studies professor), soap opera actor (Guiding Light, The Young and the Restless)[7]
  • Douglas A. Unger (English professor), writer and author of four novels, including Leaving the Land, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the Society of Midland Authors Award
  • Darlene H. Unrue (English professor), writer and author of The Life of an Artist (2005) which won the 2005 Eudora Welty Prize for Excellence in Modern Letters see New York Times "Review of Books"

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Notable alumni

A flag on the UNLV campus
A flag on the UNLV campus

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Academics

  • R. Jacob Baker[2] - BS and MS Electrical Engineering, currently Professor/Chair of the ECE department at Boise State University. Professor Baker holds over 100 granted or pending patents in integrated circuit design.

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Politics

John Eric Ensign (born March 25, 1958) is the junior United States Senator from Nevada. ... Portrait of Congresswoman Shelley Berkley. ... Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. ...

Athletics

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Business

  • George J. Maloof, Jr. - President of Maloof Hotels
  • William Macbeth - President of the Bellagio Hotel and Casino
  • Richard L. Baldwin - Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ShuffleMaster, Inc.
  • David Lopez - Senior Vice President, Product Management, ShuffleMaster, Inc.

George J. Maloof, Jr. ... David López is an American actor. ...

Entertainment

  • Anthony E. Zuiker - Creator and executive producer, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami and CSI: New York. The university figures in a few of the storylines of the original CSI.
  • Ryan Ross- Lead guitarist and back-up vocalist for the band Panic! at the Disco.
  • Ronnie Vannucci - Current drummer for the Las Vegas band The Killers
  • Kenny Mayne - ESPN SportsCenter anchor
  • Robert Kevin Rose - Former co-host of TechTV's The Screen Savers and co-founder of Digg
  • Chris Cox Club DJ
  • Ashlyn Gere Adult Film Star
  • Veronica Hart Adult Film Star and Director
  • Guy Fieri - Celebrity Chef
  • Lindsay Hartley - Actress, "Passions"
  • Gian Galassi - Former singer/guitar player for Alliance
  • Dino - singer and music producer
  • Kendall Wilson - Author of various children's books and famous singer
  • Paul Taylor - National Recording Artist, "Smooth Jazz"
  • Marcus Glasgow - Cinematographer/Director of Photography television and film
  • Elizabeth Muto - Miss Black USA 2004
  • Sanad Karker: Reality TV star,Actor On The Road In America

Front of new Theatre Anthony E. Zuiker (born August 17, 1968) is the creator and executive producer of the television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. ... George Ryan Ross (b. ... Panic! at the Disco is an alternative rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. ... The Killers are a rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, who formed in 2002. ... The Killers are an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, most famous for their hit singles Somebody Told Me, Mr. ... Kenny Mayne (born September 1, 1959) is a sports journalist for ESPN. A native of Kent, Washington, Mayne was an honorable mention junior college All-American quarterback in 1978 at Wenatchee Valley Community College in Wenatchee, WA. Kenny graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1982, with a degree... Kevin Rose Robert Kevin Rose (born April 10, 1977; better known as Kevin Rose) is best known as having been a co-host of the G4 (formerly G4techTV formerly Tech TV formerly ZDTV) television program Attack of the Show! (formerly The Screen Savers) until his departure from the network on... Digg is a community-based popularity website with an emphasis on technology and science articles, recently expanding to a broader range of categories such as politics and entertainment. ... Chris Cox For other people named Chris Cox, see Chris Cox (disambiguation). ... Ashlyn Gere (born Kimberly Ashlyn McKamy on September 14, 1959 in Cherry Point, North Carolina) is a former American pornographic actress who performs in both straight and lesbian films. ... Jane Esther Hamilton (born October 27, 1956 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a former American pornographic actress and current porn director who performed under the name Veronica Hart during the 1980s. ... Guy Fieri (born ca. ... Lindsay Nicole Hartley (born as Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California on April 17, 1978) is an American singer and actress. ... There have been three singers known as Dino: a singer from the late 1980s, with hits including I Like It, performing for Island Records Dino Jelusic, a singer from the 2000s who won a Junior Eurovision Song Contest Dino Merlin, a popular singer from Bosnia & Herzegovina This is a disambiguation... Paul Taylor is an American musician who is most known for being a rhythm guitarist and keyboardist in the band Winger. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

References

  1. ^ Las Vegas Sun, "[1]," (accessed August 2, 2007)
  2. ^ "History of UNLV," (accessed April 26, 2006)
  3. ^ Harter, Carol C, "State of the University 2005," (accessed April 26, 2006)
  4. ^ The Office of Information Technology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  5. ^ http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/lv-other/2005/oct/13/519503499.html
  6. ^ Dina Titus - Home
  7. ^ Film @ UNLV

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