Topic: education - higher ed

woman in office
People | October 17, 2019
Tiffany Tyler-Garner works to fight dropout rate among students, foster training and rehabilitation for Nevada employees.
people in workshop
Campus News | October 3, 2019
Universities offering distance learning opportunities must comply with regulations across state lines.
white board with math equations and books
Research | September 4, 2019
If the problem of redundant math can be solved, then college just might become a little cheaper and quicker.
A portrait of Bill Speer, director of UNLV's Math Learning Center, standing in front of a white board.
Business and Community | August 10, 2019
Students find support through updated math courses, pilot programs.
Business and Community | August 9, 2019
Summer Math Bridge has helped 77 percent of participating students place into credit-bearing math courses since 2012.
Erica Mosca seated at a table
People | August 7, 2019
Through a nonprofit she founded, alumna Erica Mosca helps low-income high school students get to — and then succeed — in college.
students holding protest signs
Research | December 20, 2018
UNLV professor Federick J. Ngo on how tuition waivers opened doors for undocumented students — and what other states could learn from the Golden State's policy.
Silhouette of businesswoman with briefcase standing in doorway
Research | May 11, 2018
A first-of-its-kind book provides faculty with tools to help students understand — and maybe even surmount — threshold concepts.
children at a science presentation
Business and Community | September 26, 2017
As the rest of the country becomes as diverse as Las Vegas, UNLV is creating better-than-best practices for our next generation of kids.
Eshani Lee
Research | May 19, 2017
Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.
student Alexis Hilts and assistant professor Matt Bernacki
Research | May 5, 2017
Undergrad Alexis Hilts will present her honors thesis at the American Psychological Association's national conference.
A high school student explores a project
Campus News | May 2, 2017
UNLV mines its own grade books to ensure students aren’t weeded out of STEM classes.