UNLV In The News

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

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May 17, 2017
As UNLV Ph.D. graduate Janet King looks at cards, flowers, and photos she says she is a lucky lady.
May 16, 2017
Although we may not have a history that extends as far back as other large cities, Las Vegas can still lay claim to traditions and events that carry a sense of community nostalgia. Chief among these are the Helldorado parade and rodeo that take place every May. Black-and-white photos of the very early celebrations from the 1930s tell the story of its colorful origins at a time when Las Vegas was a town of fewer than 10,000 residents.
Health Imaging
May 16, 2017
Patients in Las Vegas, Nev., now have access to cutting-edge 3T MR exams at Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) with the installation of the Vantage GalanTM 3T from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company. SDMI, one of the largest outpatient imaging centers in the United States and a 29-year research partner with Toshiba Medical, is the first healthcare provider in the country to install the Vantage Galan 3T. SDMI is leveraging the system’s patient-friendly features and streamlined operability to bring the most advanced MR technology to physicians for the betterment of their patients.
Focus Gaming News
May 16, 2017
US.- Casinos in the United States experienced a growth in revenue by almost 7 percent year-over-year in March, as revealed by the University of Nevada Las Vegas Center for Gaming Research. The state currently has 27 percent of the nationwide gaming win.
May 16, 2017
In a ranking of the best states to be in law enforcement, Illinois is near the top. Monday is national Peace Officers Memorial Day. In honor of the occasion, financial site WalletHub has a ranking for the best states to wear the badge. Illinois ranked fourth overall, getting high marks for for how many officers are on the job and the nation’s highest average pay.
May 16, 2017
A giant step backward. A declaration of war. The worst legislation for women’s health in a generation. These were among reactions to the May 4 passage of the American Health Care Act through the U.S. House of Representatives, from the American Civil Liberties Union, advocacy group UltraViolet and health care provider Planned Parenthood, which will lose all federal grants and reimbursements for a year if the bill were to clear the Senate.
May 15, 2017
Nearly 2,900 students will receive diplomas during two ceremonies Saturday at UNLV. The Thomas & Mack Center will be the setting for commencement at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
May 15, 2017
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas spring commencement took place on Saturday. Almost 2,900 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students were eligible to participate in the 2017 spring ceremony. Graduates ranged in age from 19 to 85 and hailed from 33 different states according to a university media advisory.
May 15, 2017
Demand in the cyber security field is relentless, but no one seems to want to do it the job. In fact, in Las Vegas, the lack of cyber security specialists has been a problem for a long time.

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