NEW YORK (AP) — Clarence Gilyard Jr., a popular supporting actor whose credits include the blockbuster films “Die Hard" and “Top Gun” and the hit television series “Matlock” and “Walker, Texas Ranger,” has died at age 66.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man charged with knife attacks on four homeless people, including two who died, will have his mental competency reviewed.
Court documents show 33-year-old Christopher Martell is scheduled for a mental competency hearing next month.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in Northern California has prompted public school officials to close most campuses to in-person instruction Wednesday in the Reno and Sparks area.
Washoe County School District officials cited current hazardous air quality, National Weather Service projections and the potential for harm to vulnerable students and those who walk or bike to school.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada boxing regulators on Tuesday called the death of a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student after he fought in a fraternity charity boxing match last November a tragedy and branded the event “an illegal fight.”
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three years after a gas explosion ripped through a University of Nevada dormitory, hundreds of students will start moving into the remodeled building this week as a legal battle looms over more than $100 million in damages.
NEW YORK (AP) — McSweeney's has raised just over $300,000 — exceeding its goal by $25,000 — in the two months since announcing it was buying back The Believer, the acclaimed literary publication that nearly went out of business last year.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Famed entertainer Ann-Margret has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from UNLV..
She told the graduates at Saturday's commencement ceremony inside a packed Thomas & Mack Center of her collegiate background, according to the Las Vegas-Review Journal.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's largest university is going smoke-free, going beyond the state's existing law against smoking in most indoor public places by expanding it to include outdoor areas.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas policy announced Friday and taking effect Aug.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. District Court in Nevada is getting two new judges, following Senate approval for the lifetime appointments of former Clark County District Court Judge Cristina Silva and University of Nevada Las Vegas law school professor Anne Traum.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Schools and many state offices in northern Nevada opened on delayed schedules for a second day Wednesday, following what weather forecasters called lake-effect snow south of Pyramid Lake.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of students and faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno are urging state education officials to reinstate the mask mandate on campus a day after Gov. Steve Sisolak rescinded the statewide requirement that masks be worn in public places to combat the spread of COVID-19.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Percentages vary dramatically among Nevada's public colleges and universities but overall three-quarters of the state higher education system's students were vaccinated against COVID-19 before an emergency mandate requiring shots expired in December.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — University of Nevada, Reno President Brian Sandoval is defending his decision to begin the spring semester with mostly in-person classes this week after a group of faculty members called for a two-week classroom closure in the face of unprecedented growth in COVID-19 cases.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Days after large crowds of revelers rung in the new year on the Las Vegas Strip, the region's healthcare providers are again being pushed to their limits by ballooning demand for COVID-19 testing and a surge in new cases and hospitalizations.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada boxing regulators voted Monday to close a legal loophole by giving themselves authority over charity unarmed combat events like one that led to the death last month of a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student competitor after a fraternity fundraiser.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Las Vegas sisters say the food truck they operate to help pay for school and gain real world business experience has been stolen.
Karla and Eileen Enriquez told KLAS-TV that their Amigo Taco food truck was taken Friday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada boxing regulators plan to take up the question of oversight of amateur boxing events on Monday following the death last month of a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student competitor at a fraternity charity boxing event.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A college student who argues he’s immune from COVID-19 because he was previously infected has lost his bid for an emergency court order that would have allowed him to register for classes while he presses his federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the University of Nevada, Reno’s mandatory vaccination policy.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The fraternity that organized a charity boxing match where a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student competitor collapsed and later died of head injuries has been suspended both by the school and its national organization pending the outcome of investigations.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The head of Nevada’s boxing regulatory agency said Tuesday that a fraternity charity boxing match that left a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student dead of head injuries was not licensed by the Nevada Athletic Commission, but will be investigated.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student who collapsed after fighting in a Nov. 19 fraternity charity boxing match and died days before his 21st birthday said Monday his death should not have happened.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 19-year-old student who says he is immune from COVID-19 because he already had it is suing the University of Nevada, Reno, the governor and others over the state’s requirement that everyone, with few exceptions, show proof of vaccination in order to register for classes in the upcoming spring semester.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The extended studies program at the University of Nevada, Reno is launching the first online courses in the state to obtain non-credit certificates in cannabis education ranging from business to horticulture and medicine to help meet demand for jobs in an area that sponsors say is “growing like gangbusters.”
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The University of Nevada, Reno intends to require fans to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccinations to attend Wolf Pack men’s or women’s basketball games this season.
Fans who prove they’ve been vaccinated won’t have to wear a mask at the games at the Lawlor Events Center on the Reno campus.
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's most acclaimed and innovative literary magazines is shutting down.
The Believer, founded nearly 20 years ago, had been part of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' College of Liberal Arts since 2017.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Employees at all public universities and colleges in Nevada are required to get COVID-19 vaccinations by Dec. 1 or face potential termination under a new policy adopted by the state board of regents.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A memorial apple orchard has been planted and a separate pollinator garden is planned at the University of Nevada, Reno in memory of a former student whose final wishes before her death last year from brain cancer included finding a place on campus where food could be grown to feed others.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The state board of regents approved a merger Friday that will allow University of Nevada, Reno to move ahead with plans to run Sierra Nevada University’s 20-acre campus at Lake Tahoe.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A university study is predicting the population in and around Las Vegas will continue to boom over the next four decades.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eighteen of 50 new doctors marking their graduations Friday as the inaugural class of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine plan to stay in Nevada for their residencies, officials said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 6 about Elizabeth Warren, The Associated Press reported erroneously the position that Democratic activist Fawn Douglas holds at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The black letters contrast sharply with the graduation cap's red fabric. They spell: "Vuela tan alto como puedas sin olvidar de donde vienes...
Academic year in-state tuition (2015-2016): $6,943Academic year out-of-state tuition (2015-2016): $20,853Total 2015 enrollment: 28,600Type of institution: Public, 4-year or aboveMedian income 10 years after graduation: $42,800Median college graduate income range in Nevada: $31,700 - $45,000Income rank in Nevada: 2