Topic: education - preK-12

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.
protester with sign saying "Fair Contract Now!"
Research | March 5, 2019
Unions are fighting for their survival in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling.
UNLV assistant professor Sophie Ladd reads a book to a group of students.
Business and Community | January 7, 2019
UNLV assistant professor encourages teachers-to-be to keep diversity front and center in the classroom.
three students
Business and Community | July 6, 2018
Take the journey into career possibilities with the local high school students at this summer’s Young Executive Scholars Hospitality and Tourism Program. [Photo Essay]
A collage of photos showing a group of 20 students smiling at the camera as well as empty rows of seats in a theatre with a multimedia production on stage.
Campus News | June 15, 2018
Local students get hands-on experience in the hospitality industry through the Young Executive Scholars program. Bonus: A preview of TEDxUNLV.
Research | April 25, 2018
The biggest barrier is getting teachers and staff on board with new strategies in school discipline.
UNLV logo
Business and Community | February 21, 2018
UNLV Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach programs support students from disadvantaged backgrounds in their pursuit of a college degree.
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.
Students in theater
Campus News | August 10, 2017
Step into the world of YES, where high school students meet team UNLV through project-based mentoring and a case-study analysis of the top industry right their backyards.
student-to-counselor ratio: 508-to-1
Research | April 5, 2017
Education policy experts stress the importance of access to mental health care in schools as counseling professions categorized as “bright outlook” occupations for workforce development.
Student measures a cup of Rice Crispies
Campus News | March 31, 2017
Rebel Science Camp uses hands-on learning — and cereal — to get kids involved with STEM education.
preschoolers excercise
Research | March 29, 2017
Education policy experts explore why Nevada must prioritize STEM educational experiences for all children, and why waiting until kindergarten is too late.