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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.

Jun 28

Sometimes, it's not about the human perspective.

At least that's what Ka-Voka Jackson thinks about the reason she travels to remote areas of her ancestral Hualapai land to re-introduce native flora.

Jun 28

New UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois made her first major hire Tuesday, announcing John Gladchuk will be the senior associate AD in charge of external affairs.

Jun 28

Philanthropist and businessman Jon Huntsman Sr. has donated $1 million to UNLV’s department of history to fund the study of the Intermountain West region, according to the university.

Jun 28

Philanthropist and businessman Jon Huntsman Sr. has donated $1 million to UNLV’s department of history to fund the study of the Intermountain West region, according to the university.

Jun 27

Most U.S. libraries are sure to have countless books on locomotives, automobiles, airplanes and especially military aircraft. But there’s not nearly as much on airports.

Jun 27

It was Station Casinos’ flagship property when it opened in 1997, a resort that easily could have been built on the Strip instead of in suburban Henderson.

Bloomberg
Jun 27

The top four floors of the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas have been vacant since the day the casino opened in 2010. But as part of a five-year capital investment plan by the Blackstone Group that shifts the hotel’s focus from culinary destination to stylish casino hotspot, they’ve finally been furnished and opened to the public.

Jun 27

When Oscar Gavino, 16, thought of occupations available in Las Vegas casinos, the first ones that came to mind were dealers, servers and other customer service positions on the Strip. Joining UNLV’s Young Executive Scholars (YES) Hospitality and Tourism Program this summer has changed his perspective, the North Las Vegas student said.
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