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Brookings Mountain West

Nov 13, 2018

Thanks to a new online bachelor's degree in urban studies, Miranda Barrie has been able to work, travel, campaign, and study on her own terms.

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Jun 13, 2018

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.

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Oct 17, 2017
Campus News

UNLV is ideally placed to assist — and provide — leaders to deal with the challenges of the major urban center that is Las Vegas.

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Sep 20, 2017
Campus News

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.

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Apr 25, 2017
Business and Community

UNLV alumni tell us why they took a chance on Nevada’s budding marijuana industry.

Monica Moradkhan and Daniel Waqar
May 12, 2016

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.

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Feb 5, 2016
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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Jan 19, 2016
Campus News

The think tank will continue its work of quality, independent research at UNLV on issues facing the Intermountain West region.

Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy
Jan 12, 2016

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.

Daniel Waqar
Apr 15, 2015
Campus News

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.

Pat Mulroy
Mar 30, 2015
Campus News

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.

Oct 3, 2014

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.

Aug 13, 2014

UNLV professor Vicky Albert and Brookings scholars find in new report that safety net programs with work requirements during recession prevented 20 million from falling into poverty.

May 13, 2014
Campus News

Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Donald Snyder during spring commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.