UNLV In The News

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

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September 21, 2020
The novel coronavirus, an airborne pathogen that affects the respiratory system, provided state officials a legitimate public health reason to temporarily ban smoking inside casinos.
September 21, 2020
Legacy Traditional Schools, a public, tuition-free network of K-8 charter schools, announced Candida Wadsworth as principal of the North Valley campus. Wadsworth previously served as assistant principal of Coral Academy of Science Nellis AFB Campus, where she created and implemented a schoolwide achievement plan for student success and growth on standardized tests. Prior to relocating to Las Vegas, Wadsworth was an eighth-grade science and biology teacher at Renaissance Charter in Florida.
September 21, 2020
The Las Vegas Cosmopolitan topped reports on possible COVID-19 exposures in June, July and August in southern Nevada, according to state disease research analyzes obtained by the Review-Journal.
September 21, 2020
Keith Whitfield took over as UNLV’s new president August 24.
September 21, 2020
Keith Whitfield is one month into his tenure as the president of UNLV. The warm welcome from the Las Vegas community has made quite an initial impression.
September 21, 2020
When police arrest people for suspected crimes, the U.S. Constitution requires them to show probable cause to a judge within 48 hours. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) does not do that. When ICE arrests people, it typically holds them for weeks before any judge evaluates whether ICE had a valid legal basis to make the arrest.
September 21, 2020
Every generation does it. As we get our feet under us, advance our careers, raise our families and start to leave our imprint on the world, we look at the younger generation behind us and shake our heads. How will the smartphone-obsessed, non-TV-watching, short-attention-span youth of today tackle the world problems of tomorrow? We might tell ourselves that they don’t have the imagination, the moxie or the smarts that we had at their age. Combine this with an uncertain and unsettled education system in the midst of the pandemic, and it may be easy to fear the future.
September 19, 2020
On the anniversary of its first meeting last year, the Nevada Commission on School Funding will delve into the central question it was tasked with solving: How much should the state spend on each of its K-12 students, and where could that money come from?
September 19, 2020
New UNLV President Keith Whitfield described his first month on the job as “drinking from a fire hose.”

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