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Grad students slam for $1000 scholarship

UNLV Masters and Doctoral graduate students have the opportunity to compete for a scholarship and additional prizes in this year’s Rebel Grad Slam: 3 Minute Thesis Competition, sponsored by the UNLV Graduate College. Each participating student must explain who they are, what they study, why they study what they do, what their research question is, how they plan to ...Full Article

UNLV begins accreditation process for medical school

By Brett Murray The Liaison Committee on Medical Education has accepted the UNLV School of Medicine’s application for accreditation. “Creating a UNLV School of Medicine is a top priority ...Full Article

UNLV Engineering Department keeps growing

The College of Engineering saw a 28 percent increase in new student enrollment this year. The influx of new students is largely in part because this year has seen ...Full Article

President lays out new plan to achieve Tier-1 status

Interim president Don Snyder made UNLV’s past achievements and Tier-1 planning the focus of the annual State of the University address Sept. 18. Snyder predicted that in 20 years, ...Full Article

Boyd faces $3 million deficit, 18 percent enrollment decline

Thomas Main is used to looking out at a sea of faces as he stands in front of his first-year civil procedure class, but this semester, things are a ...Full Article

UNLV tied for sixth most ethnically diverse campus in nation

For the fourth consecutive year, UNLV has been ranked one of the most ethnically diverse campuses in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. UNLV is tied in ...Full Article

UNLV wants to expand into South Korea

UNLV could open an international campus in South Korea as early as fall 2016. On Friday, higher education leaders approved a proposal for the university to enter into an ...Full Article

Professor accused of plagiarism still teaching, says UNLV

Mustapha Marrouchi, the UNLV English professor accused by the Chronicle of Higher Education of plagiarism, will teach class this semester, according to English Department Chair Richard Harp. “He is ...Full Article

Petition against CSUN rejected by District Court

A petition filed against CSUN by Hotel Senator Alex Murdock and former Senate President Jasmine Hicks was denied by Clark County’s 8th Judicial District Court on June 25. Murdock ...Full Article

Regents approve 17 percent tuition hike to work towards Tier-1 status

  After waiting over seven hours, Walter Kwong watched his future at UNLV slip away with one wayward vote. The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted ...Full Article
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