UNLV In The News

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

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Climatologia Geográfica
September 3, 2015
As a clinical geneticist, Paul James is accustomed to discussing some of the most delicate issues with his patients. But in 2010 he found himself in a particularly embarrassing conversation about sex.
Association of American Colleges and Universities
September 2, 2015
Mary-Ann Winkelmes has posed some of the most important questions in higher education today. As the director of the Transparency in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Project, she urges faculty to think about how they teach by asking their students to think about how they learn. We interviewed Mary-Ann in August 2015 to discuss teaching and learning, and how greater intentionality can deepen student learning and boost student success. (Interview posted: September 2, 2015)
September 2, 2015
The director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV is writing a book that will include a chapter titled: "Frank Sinatra Did Not Integrate Las Vegas: The Black Community's Attainment of Equal Public Accommodations."
September 2, 2015
For eight months, Tony Sanchez has been a professional pitchman. The city of Las Vegas, the university, the coaching staff — Sanchez has spent the majority of his transition from high school to college selling himself and everything his new program has to offer to anyone willing to listen. That includes his own players, to whom Sanchez has tried to act as a “gatekeeper of the culture” that he and the staff are trying to implement.
September 2, 2015
The 24-minute news conference was nearing a close Tuesday, but it wasn't winding down.
September 2, 2015
UNLV students are upset at the congressman for voting to slash federal students' aid.
Mountain West Connection
September 2, 2015
Last week I suggested that UNLV's new football culture in the upcoming season could be based on one, important word: hope. However, I guess I didn't truly realize what this season was all about for UNLV's football program. Instead, if you enjoy hip hop, UFC, or even law enforcement, you'll love UNLV football in 2015. Wait, what?
September 2, 2015
Local Motors and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas have partnered to create a research and development program that will create new technologies for automobiles.
September 2, 2015
Local Motors, an Arizona-based company known for creating the first 3D-printed car, is partnering with UNLV to develop technology for autonomous vehicles. As part of the research announced Tuesday, the university’s Drones and Autonomous Systems Lab will rig a Local Motors vehicle with sensors that they hope will enable a robot to operate the 3D-printed vehicle.

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