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Current Education News

Young student doing science experiment
Campus News | May 17, 2022

College of Education offers hands-on STEM program for children as graduate students research best ways to teach.

woman posing outdoors
People | May 5, 2022

MSI Student Council member Kristine Jan Cruz Espinoza breaks down the data to better serve a diverse student body.

UNLV Football players entering Allegiant Stadium
Campus News | May 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

Woman carrying young child into preschool
Campus News | April 7, 2022

UNLV secures a U.S. Department of Education grant to remove the school vs. family conundrum for student-parents.

UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | April 1, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team plays in the 2022 NCAA tournament
Research | March 29, 2022

UNLV sport and gender parity researcher Nancy Lough on four ways social media and technology are changing how female athletes, fans interact with each other, sponsors.

Education In The News

May 12, 2022

After several days of classroom lockdowns when violent brawls broke out inside Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, Cherish Morgan had had enough.

New York Times
April 27, 2022

The New-York Historical Society looks back on the landmark gender equality legislation and how it transformed women’s access to education, sports and more.

World Wide Newses
April 27, 2022

The large development within the variety of girls in highschool and school athletics — greater than three million in the present day, from 300,000 in 1972 — led to the rising professionalization of, and curiosity in, girls’s sports activities, and the objects within the exhibition exhibit that depth and development: Billie Jean King’s tennis racket, the 1984 Olympic gold medal winner Mary Lou Retton’s gymnastics slipper, Serena Williams’s tennis costume, jerseys from skilled girls’s basketball and soccer groups and a basketball Barbie doll.

Washington News Post
April 27, 2022

The enormous growth in the number of women in high school and college athletics — more than three million today, from 300,000 in 1972 — led to the increasing professionalization of, and interest in, women’s sports, and the objects in the exhibition demonstrate that depth and growth: Billie Jean King’s tennis racket, the 1984 Olympic gold medal winner Mary Lou Retton’s gymnastics slipper, Serena Williams’s tennis dress, jerseys from professional women’s basketball and soccer teams and a basketball Barbie doll.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 22, 2022

Three students were arrested Wednesday in three separate assaults on teachers and staff at Las Vegas Valley schools, the latest in a growing trend of violence throughout the Clark County School District that some experts and community leaders say is the culmination of a lack of comprehensive resources for children that has been exacerbated by the pandemic.

Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal
March 28, 2022

There is no question the NCAA women's tournament has grown over the past 40 years, but in many ways, the progress “has stagnated, compared with how the men's has soared,” according to Megan Ryan of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

May 20, 2022
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) wrote a book chapter, "Let the Students Speak: African American Males with Disabilities' Perspectives of Behavior Intervention Acceptability in Schools and the Implications for Cultural Validity," which has been published in the book, Discipline Disparities Among…
May 19, 2022
Iesha Jackson (Teaching and Learning), Doris L. Watson (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), Claytee D. White (Oral History Research Center), and Marcie Gallo (History) published the article, "Research as (Re)vision: Laying Claim to Oral History as a Just-us Research Methodology," in the special issue of the International Journal of…
May 13, 2022
Kavita Batra (Medicine), Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health), and Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching and Learning), along with Jagdish Khubchandani of New Mexico State University, published a manuscript, “COVID-19 Booster Vaccination Hesitancy in the United States: A Multi-theory-model (MTM)-based National Assessment” in the journal Vaccines (Impact…
May 3, 2022
Katrina Liu (Teaching and Learning) has been elected to serve as secretary of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division K, Teaching & Teacher Education. Division K is the largest division in AERA, representing more than 5,000 members. It focuses on teaching and teacher education as fields of research, studying teacher…
April 27, 2022
Jenna Weglarz-Ward (Early Childhood, Multilingual and Special Education) presented "Pack Your Bags: The Pyramid Model Goes to College!" at the National Training Institute on Effective Practices: Addressing Challenging Behaviors. As part of the National Center on Pyramid Model Innovations, she presented on embedding the pyramid model, an evidence-…
April 27, 2022
Federick Ngo (Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education) received the Outstanding Reviewer Award for the journal Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (EEPA). The award was presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association. EEPA publishes rigorous, policy-relevant research of interest to those…