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Campus News |

The program helps Nevada high school juniors and seniors develop skills in growing fields like information technology, computer science, and cybersecurity.

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Research |

By building relationships with members of the industry and other universities, the institute's director hopes to advance funding for research.

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Arts and Culture |

From classic plays to exciting new voices in American theatre, the season promises to be thrilling, thought provoking, joyous, and immediate.

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People |

This biomedical researcher takes you behind — and under — the lens to learn about his zeal for AI, the iPhone, his camera, and his students.

UNLV Experts In The News

Best Life

Most travelers see airports as the beginning and end points of their journey, usually only passing through on their way to their gate or to collect their bags at their destinations. But if you're facing a delay or stuck on a long layover, you might have more time to spend in the terminal than you might like. Fortunately, major revamps at many hubs have changed what downtime between flights can feel like, thanks to the addition of top-tier dining, wellness amenities, and other nice perks. Read on for the best airports in America that are worth a layover, according to travel experts.

City Cast Las Vegas

On Friday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced an unprecedented new sponsorship program: $100k to each of the Las Vegas Aces players, from superstars to rookies. On the heels of that announcement, however, the WNBA confirmed that it would be investigating this sponsorship deal for possible violation of league rules. But why? Today, executive producer Sonja Cho Swanson talks with professor Nancy Lough, co-director of the UNLV Sports Innovation Institute, about the complicated rules of endorsements, sponsorships, and pay-to-play in pro sports — and how we can get to pay parity for female athletes.

EIN Presswire

Every year the non-profit Casino Collectibles Association features four fascinating and free educational seminars related to gaming history at the World’s Largest Casino Memorabilia Show. This year, they are the next best thing to being a fly on the wall during the golden years of the iconic Las Vegas Strip casinos.

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Campus News |

MGM Resorts International helps UNLV resolve bottlenecks in internships for future practitioners.

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People |

Despite a guidance counselor's naysaying, the former UNLV president has racked up a lifetime of achievements too long to list.

Members of the BeHERE NV team from left to right – Jill Manit, PhD, MSW; Sara Hunt, PhD; Eterniti Claggett, BS; and Adriana Monroy, BS – at the UNLV Mental Health Initiatives Forum in April 2024.
Business and Community |

The Behavioral Health Education, Retention, and Expansion Network of Nevada aims to improve the mental health workforce in the state.

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Arts and Culture |

The UNLV Film Documentaries class created this 15-minute film about the revitalization of Las Vegas’ Historic Commercial Center.

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People |

She’s got spirit, yes she does! UNLV Cheer connected Jennevee Morales with the campus and our surrounding community.

Recent Accomplishments

Kyaw Min Tun, Kavita Batra, Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, and Aditi Singh (all Medicine) with Neil Zhang (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) and Atif Qasim (University of California San Francisco School of Medicine) presented their study, "Predictors of successful match into Gastroenterology fellowship" at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW)- 2024 held in…
Amanda Leverett (Public Health) presented at the general meeting for the Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition. The title was Feeding Your Baby-Resources to Support Complementary Feeding. Leverett created a series of three handouts under NACCHO funding that address topics supporting the critical stage of introducing solid foods to infants.…
Wendy Chen (English) published her debut novel Their Divine Fires (Algonquin, May 7, 2024), which received a starred Kirkus review that called the work a "poignant, impressive debut." 
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