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UNLV In The News

Below is a sampling of recent stories featuring UNLV faculty, staff, and students. To get these headlines delivered to you daily, subscribe to the In The News newsletter.

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Mar 24, 2017

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus is celebrating its 50th anniversary.


Mar 24, 2017

At the 10th annual Radical Innovation Awards, two worthy finalists presented their visions for the future of hospitality.


Mar 24, 2017

Findings from the first comprehensive study on the oral health of a population in transition from a foraging, wild-food diet to an agriculture-based diet indicate that oral health is affected not just by diet, but also by gender and behavior differences between men and women.


Mar 24, 2017

Josh Bonde is a professor of paleontology at UNLV and is on the board of directors of the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, where he is in charge of the research side of projects.


Mar 24, 2017

Many of the remaining Las Vegas civil rights pioneers gathered at the Westside School last week for the premiere of a documentary that chronicles Southern Nevada’s African-American community.


Mar 24, 2017

UNLV’s William F. Harrah Hotel College was recently ranked the world’s best for hospitality and leisure. The annual QS World University Rankings highlight top-performing programs in 46 disciplines and this year added Hospitality & Leisure Management as one of four new “by subject” categories.


Mar 24, 2017

Dr. Bo Bernhard, one of the world’s leading figures in the study of gambling addiction and the executive director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas’s International Gaming Institute was recently in Sydney as part of a two-week trade mission to Australia.


Mar 24, 2017

Black pedestrians in the U.S. are more susceptible to being hit by a car when crossing the street than any other group, according to a new study that builds on what has unofficially been called "walking while black."


Mar 24, 2017

Kaffe Live teams up with UNLV Focus for a magic show that will benefit college aged students with an intellectual disability.


Mar 24, 2017

Doctors and traffic safety researchers urged Nevada lawmakers Thursday to pass a bill making seat belt violations a primary offense, but opponents countered the change would lead to profiling and infringe on personal choice. Senate Bill 288 sponsored by Sen. David Parks, D-Las Vegas, would allow officers to pull over vehicles if someone is not wearing a seat belt. The violation carries a $25 fine.


Mar 24, 2017

Nevada drivers could soon be able to show off their support for the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument under a bill introduced Thursday.


Mar 24, 2017

State Sen. Mo Denis, a Las Vegas Democrat, is sponsoring a bill that would fulfill a long-standing goal of updating the way Nevada public schools are funded.


Mar 23, 2017

Black pedestrians in the U.S. are more susceptible to being hit by a car when crossing the street than any other group, according to a new study that builds on what has unofficially been called "walking while black." Researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) found that drivers were less likely to brake, stop or even slow down for black pedestrians.


Mar 23, 2017

He helped the UNLV basketball team reach the 1987 Final Four and is one of the best guards in program history. Another won an individual national golf championship and was a four-time All-American. And she coached the Rebels’ softball team to three Women’s College World Series appearances.