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Current Education News

Research | July 17, 2019

Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.

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Business and Community | May 23, 2019

UNLV teaming with DRI, UNR to offer K-12 teacher trainings this summer; training at UNLV scheduled for May 28-June 1.

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People | May 1, 2019

Noelle Lefforge helps a UNLV mental health clinic reach into rural Nevada while giving graduate students vital training.

Campus News | May 1, 2019

UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.

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People | April 15, 2019

UNLV alums share their experiences in the working world.

Frederick Ngo poses in front of tables and chairs in a classroom.
People | April 15, 2019

The former high school teacher dove into education policy research after realizing that many of his students went on to college but later dropped out.

Education In The News

July 9, 2019

Following a record fourth World Cup title win for the U.S. women's soccer team, the U.S. Soccer Federation and FIFA have fallen under greater scrutiny, facing crowds that chanted "equal pay" ー and even booing the FIFA president ー at Sunday's globally-watched match.

Education Dive
July 1, 2019

Mark Janus celebrated the one-year anniversary of his victory before the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday by joining educators and others working to inform public employees that they can opt out of their unions.

Education Week
July 1, 2019

Despite a stinging defeat from the U.S. Supreme Court last summer, teachers’ unions have not seen the mass exodus of teachers that both they and others predicted.

Modern Wellness Guide
June 26, 2019

At the 2019 NCAA Women’s Final Four, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw created quite a stir when she boldly stated she was done hiring men. To some this may sound discriminatory or even sexist, but Coach McGraw was quick to share the evidence showing women bear the burden of discrimination in sport.

June 11, 2019

Most children begin the reading journey with their parents reading them bedtime stories. For a lot of children a crucial bonding moment occurs when the child is introduced to the page turn and the excitement of stories.

The Holmes Report
May 16, 2019

Nearly half of all women across the Americas, Europe and Asia say they are interested or very interested in sports, according to Nielsen’s latest Women and Sport Report. But according to Samantha Baier and Sade Ayodele, co-leaders of the Digital Sports Group at Taylor, brands are slow to realize the marketing opportunity this offers.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

July 15, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has received the 2019 Legacy Award from the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). The ACES Legacy Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting impression on ACES or on the counselor education and supervision profession. ACES is a division of the American Counseling...
July 12, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) co-authored with selected mentees from West Virginia University, University of Central Missouri, and Murray State University "A Pilot Survey of a Self-Efficacy Tool for Career and Technical Education Administrators," which appeared in the Journal of Leadership Education on July 9. The findings suggest...
July 10, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) has been appointed to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Caribbean Curriculum journal. The journal is an online academic publication of the School of Education, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
July 3, 2019
Jenna Weglarz-Ward (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education), along with colleagues from five different universities, recently published an article in Topics in Early Childhood Special Education on the perceptions of early intervention providers on father involvement in services for their infants and toddlers with disabilities. This...
July 1, 2019
Bradley D. Marianno (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) has two recent publications. He published Compared to What? Changes in Interest Group Resources and the Proposal and Adoption of State Teacher Policy in Policy Studies Journal. In this study, he asks: what is the relationship between changes in interest group resources and the...
June 28, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) has been appointed to serve on the Roseman University of Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB). He will serve as a full voting member of the committee for a period of three years beginning July 1.