Higher Education

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 last Monday.   The center will provide 200 undergraduate students with counseling, undergraduate research support and ongoing academic progress monitoring thanks to the grant.   The grant is part of ...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

Student Engagement Improves with the Help of Research

Contrary to what most people think, UNLV student engagement is on par with other universities’ student activity, like of University of Central Florida, the University of Houston or Arizona ...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

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

Plagiarism allegations directed at NSHE regent

By Blaze Lovell The Las Vegas Review-Journal recently published an article regarding an allegedly plagiarised section of a NSHE regent’s doctoral dissertation. Jason Geddes, NSHE district 11 regent and ...Full Article


  Numbers don’t lie. If you have a negative balance in your checking account most of the time you know why. That number is fixed based on what you ...Full Article

Regents approve Rice extension

  Dave Rice wanted security and stability, and he got it. The NSHE Board of Regents, by a vote of 11-2, approved the UNLV men’s basketball head coach’s two-year ...Full Article

Chief Insight: CSUN fights against itself instead of tuition hikes

  Over the past few weeks, CSUN has prioritized petty disputes and personal drama over what is probably the single most important issue that these senators will have to ...Full Article
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