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.

Las Vegas Sun
Feb. 23, 2018

On the morning after his State of the Union address, in which President Donald Trump told the nation that his administration had “ended the war on American energy,” he made news that suggested otherwise.

Inside HPC
Feb. 23, 2018

Per the agreement, Altair’s technology will enable Cherry Creek II users to simplify access and utilization of the supercomputer’s capabilities and capacity. When deployed, PBS Works, Altair’s high-performance computing management suite, will securely manage all Cherry Creek II compute workload. In addition, users will be able to easily create, access and manage physical and virtual appliances on Cherry Creek II to run Altair’s HyperWorks simulation software and other 3rd party application software.

Playboy
Feb. 23, 2018

An unprecedented number of scientists have their sights set on various U.S. political posts in 2018. Their hope? Preventing the nation from contributing to environmental destruction by way of willful ignorance. Since taking office, President Donald Trump and his cohorts have made a habit of mocking and flat-out denying the legitimacy of climate change with attempts to derail crucial conversations surrounding the protection and preservation of natural resources.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
Feb. 23, 2018

Between President Trump’s suggestion to arm trained teachers and students around the country walking out of schools, educators have been challenged this month. It's changed the way universities have to educate future teachers.

Las Vegas Weekly
Feb. 23, 2018

What is literary activism? Besides the exact name of the February 28 open forum with UNLV professors and authors Doug Unger and José Orduña? Thirty years ago, it encapsulated a movement pushing alternative ways to print literary works. But Unger defines it two other ways: One describes the act of writing a book on a subject of importance, typically resulting in the writer himself becoming a public advocate for that subject. And then there’s the second: the promotion of the literary arts—or, as Unger puts it, “Making sure literature—and the reading of serious writing—maintains a cultural place in American society.”

News Wise
Feb. 22, 2018

Players of the competitive esports video game League of Legends showed no change in testosterone during game play, UNLV researchers have found.

YAHOO! News
Feb. 22, 2018

Turns out, testosterone levels remain unchanged in male while playing eSports esports video game League.

Science Daily
Feb. 22, 2018

Players of the competitive esports video game League of Legends showed no change in testosterone during game play, UNLV researchers have found.

Outlook India
Feb. 22, 2018

Turns out, testosterone levels remain unchanged in male while playing eSports esports video game League.

Medical Press
Feb. 22, 2018

Players of the competitive eSports video game League of Legends showed no change in testosterone during game play, UNLV researchers have found.

Latestly
Feb. 22, 2018

Turns out, testosterone levels remain unchanged in male while playing eSports esports video game League. According to a first-of-its-kind University of Nevada, Las Vegas study, players of the competitive eSports video games show no change in testosterone, a type of naturally occurring steroid hormones.

Infosurhoy
Feb. 22, 2018

Players of the competitive eSports video game League of Legends showed no change in testosterone during game play, UNLV researchers have found.