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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
Opponents of public schools like to dissect teacher salaries in all sorts of ways to suggest that K-12 educators are not underpaid and in fact are lavishly rewarded for their work. But don’t let those numbers fool you.
When Samantha Gross visited UNLV in 2017, President Donald Trump had just announced that he planned to rescind the Clean Power Plan.
Fast-forward a year, and Gross was back in Las Vegas on the day when António Guterres, the United Nations secretary-general, told global leaders that the world had less than two years to avoid “runaway climate change.”
Sept. 18 turned out to be an opportune day to speak with Geoffrey Gertz.
Gertz, who studies the global economy and development at the Brookings Institution, was visiting UNLV that day and was watching as President Donald Trump announced $200 million in new tariffs on Chinese imports and China retaliated with $60 million in new tariffs on U.S. goods.
Scholar urges students not to reject government service as a career option.
Ten years ago this week, the spectacular death of Lehman Brothers began the financial chaos that preceded the Great Recession.
Lehman — and much of the investment community — was highly leveraged and overexposed to a sagging real estate market. That led to a financial crisis, a bailout of Wall Street, and the worst economic downturn since the Depression.
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.