UNLV In The News
UNLV experts are regularly featured in the local and national media for their research, community engagement, and insight into issues affecting Nevada, the nation, and the world. Media coverage enhances public understanding of UNLV's value to the community and region and brings greater visibility and recognition to UNLV as a leader in higher education.
Below is a sampling of recent stories featuring UNLV faculty, staff, and students.
They’re the unsanctioned shock troops of Bernie Sanders’ vaunted online army, digital rogues who've plagued Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid and embarrassed Sanders' campaign.
Imagine a white sand beach with a bar at the dock. Water skiers flash by a small island, where fireworks shoot from twin peaks. Now imagine this water paradise is in the desert of drought-stricken Nevada.
After California’s prison population reached the crisis stage of overcrowding — with some prisons at 300 percent capacity — the state in 2011 began to parole thousands of inmates to their original counties. Within 15 months, more than 27,500 inmates had been “realigned” from state prisons to county jails or to parole in what was called “an act of mass forgiveness unprecedented in U.S. history.” This led to the understandable fear that suddenly returning thousands of convicts to the streets would cause a spike in crime.
Diana Gomez always felt a pull toward a teaching career.
The stadium is full of screaming fans. The players are on the big screen, going through their warm-ups, getting loose.
High-rolling sports bettor and golf course developer Billy Walters’ long run of good fortune in Las Vegas may have come to an end with his indictment this week on 10 federal charges alleging insider trading and wire fraud.
John L. Smith is a columnist who covered Nevada for more than 30 years at the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
North Korea is ramping up its nuclear capabilities.
India and Pakistan are still growing their arsenals - and facing off against each other.