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Below is a sampling of recent stories featuring UNLV faculty, staff, and students. To get these headlines delivered to you daily, subscribe to the In The News newsletter.

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Apr 19, 2018

Truckee Meadows Community College students can apply for a new degree starting this fall.


Apr 19, 2018

During the 2017 legislative session, after a series of Nevada System of Higher Education scandals including allegations of plagiarism, sexual harassment and the submission of a falsified document to a legislative committee, a number of reform bills were introduced.


Apr 19, 2018

Steve Wynn would have been remembered in Nevada history as a major entrepreneur—a major innovator in the hotel, casino, tourism and entertainment industry. Now, he’s also going to be remembered as part of the #MeToo movement amid the accusations of sexual harassment, and worse.


Apr 19, 2018

When Scott Schlingheyde got out of prison the last time, his daughter, Breanna Boppre, was 21, getting ready to buy her cap and gown for graduation from University of Nevada, Reno.


Apr 19, 2018

The editor of the American Journal of Political Science, William G. Jacoby, who has been accused of sexual harassment, posted his denial of those allegations on the journal’s website. His use of the journal to try to discredit the allegations against him outraged many political scientists, who were already frustrated by the handling of the case by the Midwest Political Science Association, which oversees the journal.


Apr 19, 2018

The American Journal of Political Science is of one of the field’s most esteemed publications. So visitors to the journal’s main webpage were everything from incredulous to irate about what they saw there earlier this week: instead of just political science news, editor William G. Jacoby had posted a message denying the sexual harassment allegations he’s facing.


Apr 19, 2018

For America’s best-known porn actress, one of the great challenges of her career was making sure fellow performers kept their clothes on.


Apr 19, 2018

Students at more than a dozen Nevada schools plan to participate Friday in a national walkout protesting gun violence marking the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado.


Apr 19, 2018

UNLV students and faculty will be walking out of their classrooms and participating in a demonstration to remember the victims of the Columbine school shooting nearly 19-years-ago.


Apr 19, 2018

Campus police ramped up security at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas after an increase in auto thefts.


Apr 19, 2018

For the second time in two weeks, police are looking for a man after women reported being fondled on or near the UNLV campus. This time, it was a student.


Apr 19, 2018

With Krystal Ramirez’s ginormous Bible-paper banner “I Want to See” at one end of the gallery and Almond Zigmund’s monumental plywood cantilever sculpture “Interruptions Repeated” at the other, Plural makes a big statement about “plurality.” Over half of the 44 artists showing in UNLV’s Barrick Museum of Art are women; many are artists-of-color and/or queer. Through rubber and bone powder, Alaskan blueberry residue and fleece—along with traditional media—Plural advocates for greater diversity in exhibition fare.


Apr 19, 2018

Ecstatic Émigré: An Ethics of Practice and We Step Into the Sea: New and Selected Poems by Claudia Keelan


Apr 19, 2018

Democrats urging more action to prevent gun violence will hold a press conference Thursday at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to call for expanded background checks and a ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms.


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