Services that the office of Media Relations provides include:

  • Promoting the distinctive benefits and accomplishments of UNLV
  • Monitoring and responding to public issues and perceptions
  • Involving faculty, staff, students, and constituents in reaching the university's goals
  • Crisis communications
  • Initiating news coverage
  • Responding to media requests for information, story ideas, and faculty experts
  • Producing and distributing news about research activities, people, and programs
  • Distributing news and publicity photos
  • Arranging interviews and media visits for faculty and staff
  • Advising colleges, departments, and individuals on media and public relations
  • Providing training to prepare faculty and staff to deal more effectively with the media
  • Coordinating news conferences
  • Maintaining news media mailing lists
  • Internally distributing news clippings and transcripts that detail news coverage of accomplishments of the university, faculty, students, and alumni