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Current University Ombuds News

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Campus News | November 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

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Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

University Ombuds In The News

The Nevada Independent
December 20, 2021

John Acres created the gaming industry’s first player tracking system in the 1980s, giving casinos the ability to follow a customer’s slot machine wagering activity and reward the gambler with various incentives. The problem, he said, is casinos are still using the same technology decades later.

 

Travel Weekly
December 20, 2021

A little more than a month after MGM Resorts announced the Mirage was for sale, the next chapter of the iconic, deeply influential property is ready to be written.

 

Travel Always
December 15, 2021

MGM Resorts announced in November that it was planning to sell The Mirage Hotel and Casino to reduce its inventory on the Las Vegas Strip.

Travel Always
December 15, 2021

MGM Resorts announced in November that it was planning to sell The Mirage Hotel and Casino to reduce its inventory on the Las Vegas Strip.

El Tiempo
December 14, 2021

MGM Resorts International will sell The Mirage, the iconic Strip resort that helped usher in the modern era of ultra-luxury in Las Vegas, to Hard Rock International, the companies announced Monday.

El Tiempo
December 14, 2021

MGM Resorts International will sell The Mirage, the iconic Strip resort that helped usher in the modern era of ultra-luxury in Las Vegas, to Hard Rock International, the companies announced Monday.

Recent University Ombuds Accomplishments

June 3, 2021
Claytee D. White (Libraries) and David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) were recently honored with Historic Preservation Awards by the Historic Preservation Commission of the city of Las Vegas. White was celebrated for her decades of dedicated work to preserve the history of Las Vegas by collecting, documenting, and preserving oral histories from the diverse…