UNLV In The News

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May 13, 2019
As Democratic presidential hopefuls hit the ground to woo voters in the early voting state of Nevada, many are touting how closely their home states align with the fast-growing tourist mecca. Few, though, can say it’s where they stop for mom’s home cooking.
May 13, 2019
On a recent very warm Saturday afternoon, just a few blocks northeast of a string of ramshackle chapels offering Elvis-themed weddings on Las Vegas Boulevard, the novelist Tommy Orange was discussing the critical reception given to “There There,” his polyphonic novel about contemporary Native Americans.
May 13, 2019
After the recession, Nevada said it needed to be more than a company town that relies on jobs and taxes from gaming and tourists to pay for police, fire, roads, schools, and other public needs.
May 13, 2019
For two years, tourists here have dealt with a cannabis conundrum: All over this glittering town, there are shops selling weed — and nowhere to smoke it.
May 13, 2019
This Saturday, thousands of UNLV students will celebrate graduation. And one of those students is a trailblazer. Clayton Rhodes is about to become the first student with Down Syndrome to graduate with a 4-year certificate from UNLV.
May 13, 2019
One of the champions for advocating the balance of gambling with responsible play has joined UNLV’s International Gaming Institute as a distinguished fellow in responsible gaming.
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May 13, 2019
The new evolving technologies have immense potentials and can significantly contribute to the casino and gaming sector. To advance innovation and research, casino and gambling giant Caesars Entertainment has partnered with the University of Las Vegas to develop a casino innovation hub on the university’s southwest campus.
May 13, 2019
Some local thoroughfares—with their wide, multiple lanes and high speed limits—are designed for drivers to navigate through the vastness of the rolling desert. But that means they can be a hazard for pedestrians.
May 10, 2019
Geologists from UNLV have confirmed some unsettling suspicions, namely, that an estimated one million acres in Clark County has asbestos in the rocks and soil.

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