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Brookings expert weighs in on marijuana legalization 0

  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

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Vice Provost to lead College of Liberal Arts 0

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 position as dean of the College of Liberal Arts on July

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Medical school receives $3 million grant to stimulate program 0

    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.   The UNLV School of Medicine accepted a $3 million grant

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Officials ring in Hospitality Hall with a toast 0

  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 Harrah Hotel College’s new location honored donors, partners, administration and the

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UNLV educational psychology program ranks high in affordability

  UNLV educational psychology program ranks high in affordabilityBy: Ariana DeCastro | March 28th, 2016 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

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New health sciences college dean announced 0

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 University of North Texas to lead three UNLV departments – with

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Renowned researcher to oversee School of Medicine cancer program 0

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 school by spearheading clinical research efforts and utilizing his background to

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In Brief: UNLV receives $1.5 million Minority Serving Institution Grant 0

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 last Monday.   The center will provide 200 undergraduate students with

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Jessup updates UNLV’s Strategic Plan 0

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 due for a review of its Strategic Plan, which was last

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Q&A: UNLV selects Diane Chase as next provost 0

  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, who is currently the vice provost at the University of Central

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