UNLV In The News

Sample recent stories to find out how UNLV is covered in national and local media outlets.

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January 23, 2021
Some Clark County educators were elated to receive their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine last week, while many others met with disappointment during a confusing rollout, including some who booked appointments only to be turned away at inoculation sites.
January 22, 2021
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January 22, 2021
Every fall, color experts and paint manufacturers reveal an exclusive color of the year. In the recent past, you could count on seeing a lot of grays and some attempts at finding the perfect accent for them. But after an unprecedented 2020, the 2021 selections are all over the board: red, blue, green, gold and more.
Wired
January 22, 2021
Jason Steffen studies planets in other solar systems. His most famous work—OK, second-most famous work—was with NASA’s Kepler Mission, a survey of planetary systems. But you’re more likely to have heard of Steffen, a professor at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, in a very different context: as a student of the airplane boarding process. Years ago, after waiting in yet another line on a jam-packed jetway, the physicist thought to himself, “There has to be a better way than this.”
January 22, 2021
Funds for the UNLV School of Medicine’s new medical education building are back in the state budget.
CBS Sports
January 22, 2021
The University of Nevada-Las Vegas announced on Tuesday that they are retiring the Hey Reb! mascot. However, the school is still keeping its Rebels nickname. The decision to retire the mascot comes after UNLV removed a statue of Hey Reb! last spring due to its Confederate roots.
January 22, 2021
Almost three weeks after Las Vegas Valley firefighters became eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, some cities report more than half their workforce haven’t received their first dose, with hundreds declining the shot.
New Scientist
January 22, 2021
An artificial intelligence that can grade the skill of a pianist with near-human accuracy could be used in online music tutoring.
January 22, 2021
It’s going to be harder for tourists to avoid masks on their way to Las Vegas.

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