Chris L. Heavey In The News

K.V.V.U. T.V. Fox 5
The building will have full-time security this fall following a campus shooting.
Las Vegas Sun
UNLV will reopen the classroom complex where an active shooter last December killed three professors and wounded another, officials said today. Beam Hall, which has been closed for repairs since the tragedy, will hold about 160 classes in the fall, Provost Chris Heavey said during a meeting updating university leaders on the campus recovery following the Dec. 6., 2023 shooting.
Inside Higher Ed
Starting this summer, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas will administer a survey to faculty, staff and administrators to collect data on existing services and resources on campus that support the university’s mission as a Minority-Serving Institution. The survey is one piece of a larger strategy to promote student success among underrepresented student groups, but it serves as a launching point in identifying future areas of focus and charting engagement and changes over time.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Among the topics addressed: campus safety, mental health resources, the shooting investigation, a future permanent memorial, and the ways the university intends to move forward following the tragedy.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Nearly two weeks after a gunman killed three faculty members and seriously injured a fourth on campus, thousands of UNLV graduates are celebrating earning their degrees.
Las Vegas Sun
Once in the arena, the day’s celebratory feel was bolstered by the screams of joy from students and supporters in the packed stands. Two weeks ago, the campus had a different feel.
K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
Another semester wraps up at UNLV and that means graduation for hundreds of students.
Las Vegas Sun
The medicinal and recreational use of legal cannabis is still relatively new in Nevada, where lawful sales debuted in 2017, and the regulation of consumption lounges is being worked through. That’s part of the reason why UNLV created its Cannabis Policy Institute, which is believed to be the first of its kind in Nevada and possibly in the United States.