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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.

Jul 26

If UNLV’s football program has done one positive thing consistently, it has produced quality wide receivers. That was underscored Tuesday when Devonte Boyd was named to the preseason All-Mountain West team for the third year in a row. It was the ninth time in the past 11 years that a Rebels receiver has appeared on that team.

Jul 26

Concerned residents are asking for help as the effects of federal immigration policy reach Nevada. This year, President Donald Trump’s administration moved to crack down on people living in the country illegally, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions said recently that he was directing federal prosecutors to make such cases a priority.

ListVerse
Jul 26

Most of the filmmakers who brought us the movies on this list were doubly creative. Except in two cases, they both directed their films and wrote or created the story for them. Directing the movies they’d written ensured that their visions would appear on the screen in much the same way as they’d appeared in their minds and on the pages of their scripts.

Arizona Highways
Jul 24

Master’s student Ka-Voka Jackson has combined her passion for biology and the environment with her Native American roots to help solve environmental issues from a unique perspective.

San Francisco Chronicle
Jul 24

Twenty Nevada state lawmakers will be pushed out of their seats over the next five years, changing yet again the makeup of the two houses thanks to the state's term limits law. Voters decided in the 1990s to limit lawmakers to 12 years, or six terms, in the Assembly and 12 years, or three terms, in the Senate. The cap affected just one lawmaker after the 2017 session: Assemblyman James Ohrenschall, D-Las Vegas, who just finished his last term and announced Wednesday he would run for state Senate.

The Nevada Independent
Jul 24

Three and a half years ago Nevada expanded its Medicaid program, providing government-funded health insurance to more than 210,000 low-income people, including many whom had long been uninsured.

Jul 24

Luis Alvarez, a veteran employment coordinator with Work for Warriors Nevada, remembers the look of withdrawal on an emaciated man’s face when he stepped into his office a year ago.

Jul 24

Nevada veterans and their families took part in a career fair and workshops Saturday on the UNLV campus. The fair featured several employers offering career opportunities throughout the Las Vegas Valley.

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