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Arts and Culture | August 15, 2022

Making Room maps out where the Barrick has been in the past and where it wants to go in the future.

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Arts and Culture | August 15, 2022

Exhibitions highlight painting, photography, sculpture, video, and more by artists from around the globe. 

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Arts and Culture | August 15, 2022

Each time Cirque Mechanics takes the stage, audiences are thrilled and amazed by the matchless skill and innovation of its creators, acrobats, and groundbreaking storylines framed by remarkable machines and devices.

 

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Campus News | August 15, 2022

University-wide policy, approved by institution's policy committee last fall, takes effect on Aug. 15, 2022. 

UNLV Experts In The News

K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
August 15, 2022

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has announced that it will become a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus on Monday.

The Regulatory Review
August 15, 2022

Nevada carries a reputation as a one-horse state, relying mainly on the leisure and hospitality sector. For example, in 2019, accommodation and food services made up 26 percent of Nevada’s workforce. For many years, policymakers and analysts have argued that Nevada needed to diversify its economy like its neighbors Arizona and Utah. This notion has proven salient multiple times, such as during the 2008 Great Recession and the COVID-19 pandemic, when Nevada, and especially the Las Vegas metro area, became ground zero for a national economic slump.

The Regulatory Review
August 15, 2022

Nevada carries a reputation as a one-horse state, relying mainly on the leisure and hospitality sector. For example, in 2019, accommodation and food services made up 26 percent of Nevada’s workforce. For many years, policymakers and analysts have argued that Nevada needed to diversify its economy like its neighbors Arizona and Utah. This notion has proven salient multiple times, such as during the 2008 Great Recession and the COVID-19 pandemic, when Nevada, and especially the Las Vegas metro area, became ground zero for a national economic slump.

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People | August 15, 2022

His work with student-athletes has ensured teams post great stats in the classroom as well as on the field.

Medical students stand with large cut out of a pink heart.
People | August 12, 2022

School of Medicine student reflects on how her volunteer experience is bridging the gap between the community and medicine.

Students in red caps and gowns walking.
Campus News | August 12, 2022

General studies bachelor’s ensures that life challenges don't stand in the way of completing a degree for students who've already completed a large number of credits.

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Campus News | August 12, 2022

UNLV’s College of Sciences introduces a new degree program aimed at ensuring students complete their degree. 

Students talk amongst each other in a group.
Campus News | August 11, 2022

The larger facility comes with the growing need for testing spaces, assistive technology, and other resources for students with disabilities.

Recent Accomplishments

August 15, 2022
Alexandrea Washington (Mechanical Engineering), with Zakai Olsen, Ji Su, and Kwang Kim (Mechanical Engineering), published "A physics-based modeling of a hydraulically amplified electrostatic actuator," in the Journal of Physics Communications. 
August 15, 2022
Marc J. Kahn (Medicine) was the senior author for a chapter in the textbook, "Blood Substitutes and Oxygen Biotherapeutics," published by Springer Nature. His chapter was titled, "Platelet Substitutes."
August 15, 2022
Stephen M. Miller and Andrew Woods (both Center for Business and Economic Research) published a paper, "A Tale of Two Cities Diversifying Economies," in The Regulatory Review on August 15, 2022. The paper considers a case study of differences in economic development processes between Las Vegas and Reno. For many years, policymakers and analysts…
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