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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.

Jan 20

The state's Education Savings Account program remains on hold. However, during his State of the State address Tuesday night, Governor Brian Sandoval made it clear; he's moving forward with allocating $60 million for the initiative.

Jan 20

UNLV junior Dwayne Morgan will miss the rest of the basketball season, the school announced Thursday.

College Media Matters
Jan 19

The first day of spring classes at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas brought with it good news for its student newspaper. The advisory board for The Scarlett & Gray Free Press approved Tuesday morning a funding plan that would allow the newspaper to operate through the 2017 calendar year.

Jan 19

You can’t put Hunter Hopewell in a box. Is he a filmmaker? An actor? Impressionist? Musician? Entrepreneur? “That’s part of what I’m trying to figure out right now,” the 20-year-old UNLV graduate says.
Jan 19

The small plane shot over Newark Airport, the roar of its powerful engine echoing over the vast airfield as it swept low before pulling around in a tight power turn.

Amazon Developer
Jan 19

With Amazon Alexa, developers are creating novel and delightful voice experiences for customers. University students are rethinking the way we live. Meet Adam Betemedhin, an Electrical Engineering major, and Kevin Duong-Tran, a Computer Science major, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Adam and Kevin, along with roughly 20 other students from multi-disciplinary backgrounds at UNLV, are participating in the 2017 Solar Decathlon, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy that will culminate in October of this year.

Jan 19

Local REALTORS® have an increasingly optimistic outlook about the local housing market heading into 2017.

Jan 18

As you enter The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas lobby, you turn yourself over to the hotel’s newest “employee,” Rose, to guide you through its halls and amenities.

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