Higher Education

Q&A: New director ready to help Center for Entrepreneurship grow

By: Jessica Segovia Nestled within the corridors of the Lee Business School, Leith Martin settles into his new office as executive director for the Center of Entrepreneurship and sat down with The Rebel Yell to discuss what lured him to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Martin earned a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in ...Full Article

In Brief: Jessup, first in line for Green Dot pledge

UNLV President Len Jessup will be the first to sign an active bystander pledge on Monday as part of the campus’s launch of the Green Dot anti-violence campaign.   ...Full Article

In Brief: UNLV closes $50 million land deal, seeks 38 more acres

UNLV closed the $50 million financing deal adding 42 acres of land on Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane to the campus, officials announced last Wednesday.   The UNLV Foundation ...Full Article

In Brief: School of Medicine Economic Impact Report

The UNLV School of Medicine has provided more details on the economic impact it will have on Southern Nevada in a progress report released on its website. The report ...Full Article

UNLV, regents consider raising admissions standards

UNLV’s admissions policies may be undergoing major changes as officials discuss how best to serve both the university’s reputation and disadvantaged applicants.   The Board of Regents discussed appropriate ...Full Article

Fox5 reporter joins UNLV as journalism instructor

The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media studies is welcoming back a former student as an adjunct professor.   Jon Castagnino, a Fox5 sports reporter, will be bringing ...Full Article

Regents approve 42-acre land purchase, but concerns linger

The Board of Regents unanimously voted to approve UNLV’s purchasing of 42 acres of land near campus Friday in order to build either a campus village or a stadium. ...Full Article

NSHE regents question UNLV’s measurements of success

President Len Jessup’s plan to bring UNLV to the Top Tier may be clear to the upper echelons of administration, but to the NSHE Board of Regents, the plan’s ...Full Article

Journalism department plans major revamp after negative feedback

The journalism department initiated a three-pronged research effort over the course of the fall semester to students, alumni and key industry professionals to make improvements to the curriculum. A ...Full Article

UNLV School of Medicine: Where it is now

By Alexis Page   With several items regarding the UNLV School of Medicine on the Board of Regents’ agenda for Thursday and Friday, it’s worth taking some time to ...Full Article
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