UNLV In The News

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

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February 6, 2019
It was anything but a straight line that brought the new head of UNLV’s School of Architecture to campus.
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February 6, 2019
When the bottom fell out of the mortgage market in the run-up to the Great Recession, Las Vegas homeowners found themselves at the epicenter of a catastrophe. Nearly one in four who bought new homes at the housing market’s peak in 2007 fell into foreclosure. For buyers of existing homes, whose values plunged even more dramatically, default claimed closer to half. Nevada led the nation in foreclosures for 62 straight months during the Great Recession.
February 6, 2019
The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved a land deal with a developer who was convicted of tax fraud more than a decade ago.
February 6, 2019
Someone in the impromptu barbershop quartet jokes about performance art being “all bullshit,” setting off a rumble of laughter in an audience of artists, performers, art lovers, and writers, all familiar with the conflicted nature of the medium. It’s another evening of RADAR, a new, regular Downtown performance event. Frequently not as palatable as more traditional painting and sculpture, nor easily defined or understood, performance art can be a difficult medium to establish in a local art community, though it’s been a fixture in some cities for years. Still, it’s natural that an art movement such as this would grow in the shadow of the Strip — and it feels long overdue.
February 5, 2019
The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services has decided against shuttering an Amargosa Valley boarding school after a visit to the facility showed that steps were being taken to ensure students’ safety, a department representative said Monday.
February 5, 2019
Ted Bundy’s heinous crimes are back in the headlines with a documentary and a movie.
February 4, 2019
Your genes may hold clues to your optimal diet plan. That’s what UNLV researcher Martin Schiller advocates with his new business, Food Genes and Me, a website that uses genetic data to predict how eating less or more of a certain food could help ward off disease.
February 4, 2019
A century ago, America decided to get dry. We’re still feeling the effects, and Nevada was part of the whole process.
February 4, 2019
No one knows when the big one will hit Las Vegas, but that's not stopping researchers at UNLV from trying to predict if and when it could happen.

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