In The News: College of Liberal Arts

March 7, 2014
KNPR News
March 5, 2014

As noted earlier this year in a UNLV-Brookings Institute Study, The Las Vegas Latino community is still in recession. That means the need for services -- including housing assistance, foreclosure help, and health access -- remains high as the economy improves generally. Yet, according to workers on the ground, the new trend in the community is to shun those services.

March 4, 2014
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Public News Services
February 27, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevada should offer more educational opportunities and pursue economic diversification to combat the high unemployment rate among the state's Hispanic population. That's the conclusion of a study from Brookings Mountain West, a partnership between the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) and the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution.

Las Vegas Sun
February 25, 2014

A new report from UNLV Brookings Mountain West shows unemployment among Hispanics in Nevada surged during the recession, outpacing the jobless rate among other groups, and has been slow to bounce back.

Las Vegas Sun
February 25, 2014

A new report from UNLV Brookings Mountain West shows unemployment among Hispanics in Nevada surged during the recession, outpacing the jobless rate among other groups, and has been slow to bounce back.

February 23, 2014
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