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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.

May 4

I have a conflict of interest. John L. Smith is a friend of mine. And I’m prouder than ever to say that.

After Sheldon Adelson bought the Las Vegas Review-Journal, then-acting editor Glenn Cook told Smith he couldn’t write about his new boss, who several years ago sued Smith for libel and forced him into bankruptcy. The case was dismissed. New editor J. Keith Moyer just informed Smith that Steve Wynn is off-limits because Wynn sued him unsuccessfully—despite Wynn since having granted interviews to him.

May 4

Plans to build an elevated expressway between McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Strip were again received favorably by county officials Tuesday as they discussed some $427 million in financing for transportation projects

May 4

A Catholic woman fired from her job at a bottled water company led by a Nevada lawmaker has filed a federal lawsuit against the business, saying she was pressured to watch videos on Scientology and was denied pay raises because of her religious beliefs.

May 4

Groundbreaking for a $76 million renovation project went underway, giving students another better option when it comes to on-campus living.

May 4

A few weeks ago, the Salt Lake Tribune reported a story that has reverberated around the world.
Students of Brigham Young University who report sexual assault under the provisions of Title IX are often themselves investigated for violations of the school’s honor code.

May 4

The UNLV campus is getting a makeover.

On Tuesday, there was a groundbreaking ceremony for a new student housing development called The Degree. It is just one example of how the school is expanding and attracting more people from all over the country.

May 4

Construction soon will begin on a dormitory-style housing project on the north side of UNLV’s main campus, driving the school’s yearslong push to lure more students to live nearby.

VegasTech
May 3

World IP Day Workshop, organized by UNLV’s Office of Economic Development will take place Friday, May 6, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Innevation Center. Speakers at the event will discuss how intellectual property impacts digital creativity.