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Undergrad Alexis Hilts will present her honors thesis at the American Psychological Association's national conference.
Political scientist Tiffiany Howard explains the causes and potential effects of the thousands of people fleeing Syria’s ongoing civil war.
UNLV played host to the third and final presidential debate of the 2016 election. Our favorite news stories capturing the preparation, the big day, and beyond.
This UNLV alum roots for the New York Mets, and for every Rebel who needs his help as he leads the UNLV Rebels Support Team.
The best summation of the presidential debate experience: "No one treated me like a student. For a couple of hours, I felt like a professional."
From finances to energy, health care, and more, UNLV graduate student researchers are asking important questions about America’s future.
Political science professor David Damore is one of UNLV's go-to sources for context on the state’s hot-button issues.
The one-time UNLV homecoming queen returns to help build UNLV School of Medicine’s curriculum.
Students and the Las Vegas community will gather to watch live streams of the debates leading up to the final contest Oct. 19 at UNLV.
Political science professor David Damore on how just a few Nevada votes can turn an entire election.
Boyd School of Law professors discuss presidential powers and UNLV's upcoming Constitution Day event.
As the campus gears up to host the final presidential debate, UNLV professors are making direct connections between their course materials and this year's ground-breaking election season.
Political science professor Dan Lee on the seesaw nature of the Silver State.
This political science major is a jazz lover and car buff.
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Political Science In The News
Rep. Jacky Rosen, who is running for a Senate seat in a state that President Donald Trump barely lost, says she’ll always vote in Nevada’s best interest even if that means going against her party’s leadership should she be elected to the Senate.
Dean Heller claims he’s the only barrier between Nevadans and the revival of Yucca Mountain as a repository for nuclear waste. The question is whether he can be that bulwark during a difficult re-election campaign.
The #metoo movement is all about personalizing the issue of harassment, bringing it from the abstract to the concrete and personal. But every choice to disclose involves professional and personal risks, as evidenced by one professor’s recent comments at the Southern Political Science Association and on social media.
Ted Jelen, a professor credited with helping raise the profile of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) political science department over the past two decades, died Tuesday after a lengthy illness. He was 65.
President Donald Trump’s top budget man, Mick Mulvaney, solved a mystery Tuesday. Asked who put $120 million into Trump’s spending plan to restart licensing for a Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository and other interim storage, Mulvaney said he did.
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