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.
In Nevada, the percentage of children without health insurance has dropped over the last few years. But as Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports, overall child well-being remains low.
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance recently signed a memorandum of understanding with UNLV’s Small Business Development Center to increase its reach in the advance of developing small business and entrepreneurs.
Marvin Menzies earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from UCLA and a master’s in education from Cal State Sacramento. I’m not sure how many psychology classes he might have taken in order to fulfill college requirements, but any such knowledge would serve him well now.
A recent study finds that women in Nevada have higher rates of breast cancer deaths compared to the national average. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray women living in southern Nevada have an even lower survival rate.
Few outside of UNLV’s locker room expect the Rebels to give fifth-ranked Duke much of a game when the two storied basketball programs meet at 2:15 p.m. Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
It was the best day of our childhood and still one the notable days of our life. If you are a native Las Vegan like me, the UNLV basketball team’s national championship game victory in 1990 against Duke is still meaningful.
A recently released study from the University of Nevada Las Vegas could change the way members of the medical community look at health disparities when it comes to blacks and cancer. The study explored differences in cancer deaths between Caribbean born and U.S. born blacks and found that birth country, rather than race alone, is a major factor in cancer mortality rates among blacks in America. U.S.-born blacks have the highest cancer mortality rates while black Caribbean immigrants in the U.S. have the lowest, researchers said.
A part-time math instructor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, issued an apology after protests about social media posts he made saying he would tell immigration authorities about students in his class who are in the U.S. illegally.