In The News: Office of Community Engagement

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 9, 2020

"The only thought that came into my head during that time was 'this has got to be what it feels like drowning.' Like you have a fish that’s out of water and you see them gasping for air," said Karla Gebo who shared her COVID-19 experience with our News 3 cameras back in May.

KNPR News
October 9, 2020

Over the last eight weeks, the series has tackled some of the most challenging race questions facing Las Vegas and much of Nevada.

Wall Street Journal
October 9, 2020

Many hotel rooms on the Strip are empty, thousands of hospitality workers have been laid off, and whether President Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins Nevada’s six electoral votes could hinge on which party voters blame for the battered economy.

Brookings
October 7, 2020

For generations, redlining was used to designate neighborhoods—typically in urban areas with high concentrations of minority residents—as places banks should avoid offering home mortgages. The term originates from Federal Housing Administration maps developed in the 1930s where “red” labeled high-risk lending zones. To be “redlined” meant that households were structurally denied home loans and lost the opportunity to build wealth.

Brookings
October 7, 2020

For generations, redlining was used to designate neighborhoods—typically in urban areas with high concentrations of minority residents—as places banks should avoid offering home mortgages. The term originates from Federal Housing Administration maps developed in the 1930s where “red” labeled high-risk lending zones. To be “redlined” meant that households were structurally denied home loans and lost the opportunity to build wealth.

Yogonet
September 22, 2020

The International Gaming Institute of the U NLV (IGI) launched theIGI Payments Cooperative- in collaboration with payment technology and software providersSightline Payments and Global Payments Gaming Solutions- to analyze the transition of the gaming industry towards cashless gambling.

Yogonet
September 22, 2020

The International Gaming Institute of the U NLV (IGI) launched theIGI Payments Cooperative- in collaboration with payment technology and software providersSightline Payments and Global Payments Gaming Solutions- to analyze the transition of the gaming industry towards cashless gambling.

Wyoming Public Media
September 22, 2020

Retailer CVS announced plans last week to double its COVID-19 drive-through test sites at locations across the U.S., including in two Mountain West states.

Well and Good
September 22, 2020

Climate change is an increasingly divisive topic due in part to widespread misinformation. All the myths floating around make it hard to separate climate fact from climate fiction. Sarah A. Green, PhD, a chemistry professor at Michigan Technological University, says debunking these myths can help us plan for a better future.

Las Vegas Sun
September 21, 2020

Brenda Williams had just been hired as the first Black bank teller in Nevada.

Las Vegas Sun
September 21, 2020

Brenda Williams had just been hired as the first Black bank teller in Nevada.

KNPR News
September 21, 2020

Keith Whitfield took over as UNLV’s new president August 24.