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Credit Card Convenience Fee Proposed

Students may soon have another fee to consider on top of tuition and registration costs. If a June 2015 proposal from Controller Chris Viton passes, all tuition payments made online via credit card would be subject to a two percent fee in order to cover merchant service fees that UNLV must pay. If enacted, the fee would take effect ...Full Article

UNLV’s international students receive warm welcome

By Blaze Lovell It’s 1:00 a.m., and Yi Jing Yang, 15, has finally finished his schoolwork. Still, he must be up early enough to catch the crowded Taiwanese transit ...Full Article

New students move in with help from President Jessup

By Bianca Cseke UNLV President Len Jessup stands amid a whirl of nervous excitement, ready to give a warm welcome to the class of 2019. Jessup personally welcomed new ...Full Article

Skewed grade averages raise concerns about grade inflation

By Ashelynne Morales Experts say professors at UNLV may be increasing students’ grades to meet the university’s expectations for pass rates in classes. An average of 35.05 percent of ...Full Article

How UNLV compares to other institutions

According to U.S. News, here’s how UNLV stacks up against established Tier-1 schools:   UNLV -The university has a total of 23,099 undergraduate students. -Students pay $6,690 for in-state ...Full Article

Men are from STEM, women are from humanities: Breaking down gender barriers in academia

Encouraging young women to see themselves as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals could increase enrollment numbers at colleges. Betzabe Sanchez, engineering major, recalls walking into her first ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

UNLV begins accreditation process for medical school

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 for UNLV,” said ...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
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