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Senator Harry Reid and Speaker John Boehner to co-chair institute within UNLV’s School of Public Policy and Leadership.
Born in a refugee camp in Germany, Darakjian eventually settled in Las Vegas with her family and made her way to UNLV. Now this alum is busy promoting the high-quality graduate education offered by her alma mater.
Michael Easter has always been interested in health, so the career path that has led the Utah native to UNLV, where he has been an adjunct professor of health journalism since August, makes perfect sense.
“My father could no longer handle me. It was like his parenting skills were ‘I’m going to beat his head in’ or ‘I’m just going to leave him at home by himself,’ ” said Richard Demarko Brown, painting a picture of his 17-year-old case file.
For the last few years, Americans have enjoyed friendly prices at the pump. And in many ways consumers' lives have been shaped by these prices.
Two days after UNLV announced the creation of a new think tank co-chaired by Harry Reid and John Boehner, the institute received a stamp of approval from the state’s education leaders.
Headlines these days are largely focused on what’s going on in Washington. But the line dividing Washington and the rest of the country appear to be getting thinner.
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies
An expert in marketing communication, political ads, and the regulation of controversial products.
Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs School of Social Work
An expert in child welfare and foster care, children’s mental health, and juvenile justice.
Associate Professor-in-Residence, Journalism and Media Studies
An expert on journalism and our changing media environment.