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A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
Here's why members of the campus community are excited to receive the new vaccine.
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.
Nontraditional student Vanessa McConnell forging a path to bring diversity to sports broadcasting.
UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington shares the top 10 takeaways of research on the impact of video chats, email, online gaming, and other communication tech on stress, loneliness, and relationships.
Public Policy professor Jayce Farmer stresses the importance of looking at how and why your local government is spending taxpayer money.
Urban Affairs In The News
The start of 2021 has seen us face a series of dubious anniversaries – a year since the first cases, deaths and lockdowns caused by Covid-19 in countries across the world. These milestones have caused us all to reflect on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the ways in which it has changed our lives in and out of work.
We tried, at first, to shake the uncanniness of it all.
When it comes to technology, many of us reflexively assume newer is better. So when Covid-19 forced us into isolation a year ago, we turned to our digital devices to stay in touch with family and friends.
Southern Nevada nonprofits have been on the front lines over the last 12 months, providing much-needed resources and services, while highlighting the importance of their role in the community.
UNLV prof Natalie Pennington on lessons learned from pandemic isolation.
The pandemic has taken a toll on mental health and a new study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas shows some surprising results.