Gary Larson

Associate Professor-in-Residence, Journalism and Media Studies
Undergraduate Coordinator, Journalism and Media Studies
Expertise: Journalism and Journalism Education, Changing Media Environment, Broadcast Production


Gary Larson spent 12 years as a broadcast journalist in the Upper Midwest before going back to school for a master's degree in mass communication from North Dakota State University. He continued his education by earning a Ph.D. in rhetoric and media from the University of Minnesota. 

His areas of interest are journalism and journalism education, broadcast and electronic media production, and critical media studies.

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Jenny Hurtado, a young Hispanic woman from Las Vegas, has overcome all sorts of adversities that have come to her in life, and today this young woman who is a recent graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, has created a scholarship to help undocumented students from the valley.
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"This is just craziness, this kind of stuff, where it's just out of the blue and all of a sudden shots ring out." That was one of the comments shared in Professor Gary Larson’s journalism class at UNLV today.

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