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This aspiring "world-improvement strategist" hopes that studying in Israel will help her gain a more in-depth perspective on Middle East conflicts and allow her to improve her Arabic.
UNLV is ideally placed to assist — and provide — leaders to deal with the challenges of the major urban center that is Las Vegas.
Scholars from all five Brookings research areas—Metropolitan Policy, Economic Studies, Governance Studies, Foreign Policy, and Global Economy and Development—will be in residence at UNLV this academic year.
UNLV alumni tell us why they took a chance on Nevada’s budding marijuana industry.
Daniel Waqar and Monica Moradkhan were selected as this commencement's featured speakers. Here's what they hope all Rebels will take away from their UNLV experiences.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
The think tank will continue its work of quality, independent research at UNLV on issues facing the Intermountain West region.
Communication studies professor Jacob Thompson on campaign history and how UNLV's selection as a debate site will leave a lasting mark on campus. Plus: Details on community watch events.
Waqar, a junior in UNLV’s Honors College, one of just 58 college students nationwide selected for $30,000 award based on academics, public service leadership potential.
Leading authority on public policy issues related to water, natural resources joins Boyd and its Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution; Mulroy also holds appointments with Desert Research Institute and Brookings Institution.
How well did the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program respond to the Great Recession? UNLV and Brookings Institution researchers take unique approach to the analysis.
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Donald Snyder during spring commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
Former SNWA leader will also focus on water resource management and environmental issues through faculty appointment at Desert Research Institute
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Brookings Mountain West In The News
Last fall, the Vegas Golden Knights took to the ice as an expansion team of hockey castoffs. One season later they are known as Stanley Cup finalists.
The battle to protect UNLV from its detractors in state leadership just got an infusion of ammunition.
Restructuring and reforming Nevada’s system for governing the state’s colleges and universities will require some complicated and lengthy steps, but there’s one improvement that can and should happen immediately.
If you turned on the TV or read the news in 2017, it’s likely you encountered coverage related to the Affordable Care Act. On the congressional level, it appeared that Democrats and Republicans were embattled over the issue of repeal and replace; however, upon zooming out, it’s clear that the political dynamics were not that simple.
For Adele Morris, the Obama administration’s actions on climate change were a concern.
It wasn’t that Morris opposed the intent of the administration’s moves — cutting emissions of greenhouse gases, reducing use of fossil fuels and so on. It was the way the administration went about it.
Brookings Mountain West Experts
Professor, Social Work
An expert in welfare policies and programs.
Professor of Political Science
An expert on American politics, campaigns and elections and public policy.
Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
A national authority on urban growth, economic development, transportation and population dynamics.