Recent UNLV highlights
■ UNLV welcomed about 4,150 students this fall, its largest entering class.
■ Research award rose 27.6 percent last year, reaching nearly $70 million.
■ The construction of the new Hospitality Hall will be completed later this fall.
■ UNLV medical school’s charter class recently completed National Emergency Medical Services training.
■ Gift pledges for the construction of the Fertitta Football Complex have reached $19.5 million.