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Aug 31, 2015

As a woman who’s been involved in government and corporate America for several decades, I’ve been speaking and writing about the role of women in government and corporate America for almost as long.


Aug 31, 2015

Oscar Sida, instructor and Human Services Program coordinator at UNLV, has noticed that for many people, their smartphone has become an addiction.


Aug 31, 2015

A recent report about Amazon’s workplace culture has made waves: Eighty-five-hour workweeks, annual staff culling, executives encouraging underlings to sabotage one another, employees weeping at their desks. Is this a necessary formula for success in the innovation economy? In a letter to employees, Jeff Bezos decried such practices as “shockingly callous. … Even if it’s rare or isolated, our tolerance for any such lack of empathy needs to be zero.”


Aug 31, 2015

After being caught in the grip of the nation's economic struggles, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has struggled for the past four years to recover from a plunge in student attendance.


Aug 31, 2015

Opening two new medical schools in Southern Nevada will bring more than brick and mortar changes.


Aug 31, 2015

Vu Tran's first full memory was just a few weeks before his fifth birthday.


Aug 31, 2015

How did representatives of the Hillel Jewish Student Center at UNLV spend a blistering-hot new student dorm move-in day on the UNLV campus?

By handing out bottles of water to parched incoming students.


Aug 31, 2015

A new bill introduced in Congress this summer is designed to assist veterans with child care while they work toward higher education.


Aug 31, 2015

Viewers can always expect some back-to-school stories in late August. One of the stories in Channel 3’s Video Vault from 30 years ago is titled “Bright UNLV Student”.


Aug 31, 2015

Classic slot machines are on the decline, according to David G. Schwartz, director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; which is why many land-based casinos are seeking to add games of skill to their casino floors.


Aug 28, 2015

In the national conversation about America’s over-crowded prisons, women are rarely mentioned. They’re less than 10-percent of the total inmate population. But they’re a rapidly-growing segment. Criminal justice expert Emily Salisbury says too many prisons are unprepared to deal well with female inmates. Salisbury’s research focuses on developing gender-appropriate prison facilities and programs.


Aug 28, 2015

UNLV Rebels WR Devonte Boyd was 9-year-old when he was caught in the middle of one of the most damaging storms in U.S. history.


Aug 28, 2015

From classical musicians to circus acrobats, performers from around the world will take the stage(s) during UNLV's 2015-16 Performing Arts Center season.


Aug 28, 2015

A new bill in Congress aims to help veterans obtain child care while they pursue an education.