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 15, 2017
It was a jubilant sea of scarlet inside The Thomas &Mack Center arena on Saturday.
May 15, 2017
JJ Brennan started his bachelor’s degree when Harry Truman was president and “Hopalong Cassidy” was a popular TV series.
May 15, 2017
An 85-year-old man is among the UNLV students who will be graduating Saturday.
May 15, 2017
A dry wash cuts through rolling hills dotted by desert plants at Lindsay Chiquoine’s research site near Lake Mead, but the only scenery that seems to interest her is right at her feet.
May 14, 2017
At the end of March, Sen. Yvanna Cancela’s proposal to regulate the involvement of Nevada police in federal immigration enforcement died in the Nevada Senate, unable to overcome opposition from the largest police departments in the state. The reason for this opposition was that the bill, SB223, would have been a form of sanctuary legislation. But was it, actually?
May 12, 2017
Law enforcement is one of the least glamorous jobs, made even less so in recent years by high-profile scandals of police brutality, especially toward unarmed minorities. But to serve and protect remains a necessary, and often thankless, public service. It’s a calling that more than 900,000 Americans have answered, knowing full well the hazards associated with their occupation. In the past 10 years, for instance, more than 1,500 police officers, including 143 in 2016 alone, died in the line of duty. Tens of thousands more were assaulted and injured.
May 12, 2017
International Game Technology recently announced that it is selling its social gaming division, Double Down Interactive, for $825 million. The sale could offer a glimpse into how casinos will be working with social games in the future.
May 12, 2017
Too many Americans hate politics and politicians. They shouldn’t, because they’re important. But sometimes our elected officials reinforce that view.
May 12, 2017
Watch, read or listen to the news every day and you hear a lot about conflict. But you don’t hear much about conflict resolution. How do we get past the divides in our country, in our state and city so that people are working together on the advancement of society?

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