Higher Education

Brookings expert weighs in on marijuana legalization

  By: Nicole Soto   Nevada voters may be interested in learning more about the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. This initiative will legalize one ounce or less of marijuana for recreational use for people at least 21 years old.   John Hudak, a Brookings Institution expert and deputy director of the ...Full Article

Vice Provost to lead College of Liberal Arts

After several months of searching, UNLV has found its new liberal arts dean right in its backyard.   Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Chris Heavey will take his new ...Full Article

Medical school receives $3 million grant to stimulate program

    A multi-million dollar grant from the United Health Foundation may help develop a cure for one of southern Nevada’s most pressing ailments– a severe shortage of physicians. ...Full Article

Officials ring in Hospitality Hall with a toast

  The cold winds of change blew through UNLV Wednesday, removing the old location of North Field and setting Hospitality Hall in its place.   The groundbreaking for the ...Full Article

UNLV educational psychology program ranks high in affordability

By Ariana DeCastro   The Best Master’s Degrees website recently ranked UNLV second in their 20 Most Affordable Top Ranked Schools for an Online Master’s in Educational Psychology Degree ...Full Article

New health sciences college dean announced

UNLV officials have selected a new dean for the School of Allied Health Sciences, as announced in a statement on March 18.   Ronald T. Brown will leave the ...Full Article

Renowned researcher to oversee School of Medicine cancer program

The UNLV School of Medicine has officially hired an acclaimed researcher to head the school’s cancer program and Department of Radiation Oncology.   Dr. Parvesh Kumar will join the ...Full Article

In Brief: UNLV receives $1.5 million Minority Serving Institution Grant

UNLV’s Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach has $1.5 million extra to provide students with academic support programs through a Minority Serving Institution grant, NSHE Chancellor Dan Klaich announced ...Full Article

Jessup updates UNLV’s Strategic Plan

By Jennifer Hurtado   UNLV President Jessup presented an updated Institutional Strategic Plan to the NSHE Board of Regents on March 3 at Nevada State College.   UNLV was ...Full Article

Q&A: UNLV selects Diane Chase as next provost

  UNLV’s search for a new executive vice president and provost, second-in-command of the university after President Jessup, ended last week with the selection of Diane Chase.   Chase, ...Full Article
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