In The News: School of Public Policy and Leadership

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 4, 2016

Diana Morgan, director of development at the Discovery Children’s Museum, has words to work by posted near her desk: “Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.”

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 9, 2016

f you want to make the world a better place, consider not following the lead of Suzanne Lea, founder and CEO of the Las Vegas nonprofit, In12Days.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
December 4, 2015

President Barack Obama said Thursday investigators are continuing to search for the motives of the people who killed 14 people in a spray of bullets in California and called on Americans to "search ourselves as a society" to find a way to curb gun violence.

Boston Globe
October 19, 2015

Another state on Friday indicated its regulators believe fantasy sports contests such as those run by Boston-based DraftKings are illegal gambling operations, as pressure from federal investigators increased on the fast-growing, online industry.

September 30, 2015

Robin Mendoza started mapping the Clark County Wetlands Park as an obligation — her geographic-information systems class professor assigned it as part her B.A. in environmental science at UNLV. But she finished it as an enjoyable, if slightly OCD, occupation — the wetlands staff was so impressed with her work that the county hired her as a summer intern.

the press enterprise
August 10, 2015

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is making a free, online social casino a virtual reality.

Post Gazette
July 20, 2015

In an office tower across the street from the state Capitol, in a locked room, amid the hum of computer servers, rows of dozens of slot machines sit, their lights flashing.

July 13, 2015
The days of skyrocketing profits for Pennsylvania's casino industry are over as the state finds itself “surrounded by alligators” — more casinos in more states gobbling more of the East's available gamblers, regulators and experts say.
KSNV-TV: News 3
May 6, 2015

What is the risk of nuclear waste coming to Nevada?

April 30, 2015
Casino mogul Steve Wynn is feeling pressure to weigh the cost of new ventures like a $1.6 billion Everett gaming palace amid sharp revenue declines in Macau — though the company and analysts are confident the Bay State project is insulated from downturns in the Chinese gambling mecca.
February 9, 2015
January 29, 2015