UNLV In The News

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

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March 1, 2016
The Clark County School District is “leaping forward” with plans to improve struggling schools amid increasing scrutiny by state lawmakers.
March 1, 2016
Less than 5 percent of Clark County schools will host one of four initiatives that Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky plans to debut or expand in the upcoming school year.
The Atlantic
March 1, 2016
When I was 10, my friend’s mother, who was a script supervisor for the sitcom Designing Women, asked me to audition for a part on the show. The role was that of a Vietnamese boat child named Li Sing, who Suzanne Sugarbaker (Delta Burke) agrees to foster for a few weeks. The casting director was having trouble finding enough Asian child actors to audition for the role.
March 1, 2016
Nevada's chief medical officer has stepped down to take a new post at the UNLV medical school.
March 1, 2016
UNLV has earned a $1.5 million federal grant to assist poor and minority undergraduate students.
March 1, 2016
A UNLV honors student is helping take care of the homeless in Las Vegas.
February 29, 2016
The decade-old tip pooling program at Wynn Resorts’ Strip properties is alive and well.
February 29, 2016
When Hunter Hopewell won a first-place award for his film "Numbskull" at the Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival, he found out via email. The same email asked if he could make it to the award ceremony at the United Nations in New York City. He had to decline because there was an inconvenient ocean in the way.
February 29, 2016
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said Thursday he is not interested in being considered for the Supreme Court vacancy — a decision that foils one route President Barack Obama might have had to breach Senate Republicans’ planned blockade of any election-year confirmation.

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