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Lang was a powerful advocate for UNLV and the role of higher education in helping Southern Nevada thrive.
A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.
A pandemic staple — remote education — will be incorporated into select traditional classes. Instructors sought for pilot program this fall.
Associate professor Mark Padoongpatt will tackle the history of and rise in anti-Asian sentiment and violence in a special episode of 'We Need to Talk.'
University's "We Need to Talk" virtual discussion series returns May 27.
Watch the highlights from UNLV's unique outdoor celebrations of its newest graduates.
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The valley is mourning the loss of a man who contributed to the economic development of Las Vegas in more ways than one.
Robert E. Lang, a UNLV professor who is credited with helping Las Vegas recover from the Great Recession and diversify its economy, died Monday of cancer complications. He was 62 years old.
Dr. Robert Lang, a professor of public policy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and secretary-general of the Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute, died Monday at the age of 62.
The US government’s definition of an American metropolis could change and some cities are concerned about being downgraded.
Southern Nevada lost a visionary and passionate advocate Monday with the death of Robert E. Lang.
“I want him,” I said, the first time I listened to Rob Lang speak to an audience.Thus began the Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West marriage.