University of Nevada Las Vegas

Solar Decathalon

Collegiate teams donate solar contest homes

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, […]


The main room in Liberace's former home in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Christopher DeVargas)

Liberace’s one-time Vegas mansion sells for $500K

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 15,000-square-foot Las Vegas mansion once owned by Liberace was sold for $500,000 in cash to a British businessman who said he learned to play the piano after being inspired by […]


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Fossil from ice age wolf unearthed in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Researchers say they’ve found the first evidence that an extinct, ice age wolf species once lived in Nevada.


UNLV ranked among nation's most diverse campuses

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has been named one of the nation’s most diverse campuses for undergraduates for a second year in a row. The 2013 U.S. News & World […]



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