Current Brookings Mountain West News
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.
Recently released artist's renderings show plans for the building that is scheduled to be under construction in February 2021.
A collection of news stories highlighting the staff and students of UNLV who exemplify what it means to be a Rebel, even from home.
Eight UNLV Students Honored With 2020 Lance and Elena Calvert Awards For Undergraduate Research across a wide spectrum of research topics.
UNLV political expert David Damore on presidential politics amid COVID-19, and how the pandemic has shifted the political picture as election day draws closer.
Brookings Mountain West In The News
First, UNLV lost $25 million in state funding for a new medical school building. Now, the university’s $20 million advanced engineering building is on the chopping block as lawmakers try to close the state’s $1.2 billion budget deficit.
The name of George Floyd looks set to enter the history books along with Rosa Parks and Emmett Till, as the face of a moment that fueled a movement. Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis was one that may have been added to the long tally of Black Americans who have died at the hands of police officers. It could have caused a brief, mostly local, flurry of attention before the world moved on.
Social media is here to stay. It is in our lives and our phones, in our news and our politics, and in the manner in which key events are transmitted and interpreted by the public.
Black Lives Matter protests have allowed Las Vegas residents to stand in solidarity with the civil rights movement that has extended from the United States to countries around the world.
Nevada election officials are confident Tuesday's primary will be smooth as the state attempts the first ever, largely mail-in voting primary amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
To Jake McKenna, Las Vegas is a special place. It’s where he met his fiancé at a work conference last year, and it’s a city he likes to visit whenever he can.