Current Education News
A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.
UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.
Audrey James was one of the few African Americans in UNLV's earliest classes. Today, the centenarian is still spreading the message that education is a priority.
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Tiffany Tyler-Garner works to fight dropout rate among students, foster training and rehabilitation for Nevada employees.
Education In The News
When Tate Reeves stood before family, friends and lawmakers in Mississippi's ornate House chamber to take his oath of office Tuesday, he used his first speech as governor to make a promise to the state's 32,000 teachers.
With Tuesday marking six months since the Women's World Cup final, Telegraph Women's Sport looks at the wider impact the USWNT world champions have had, interviewing those both inspired and involved in their fight for equal pay.
In this episode of Tucker Center Talks, Dr. Nicole LaVoi talks to Dr. Nancy Lough, Professor in the Higher Education Program, Director of Marketing for the UNLV College of Education who has studied marketing, sponsorship, and gender equity in women’s sports since the 1990s. She is a longtime Title IX consultant and author of the newly published “Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women’s Sport” and a Tucker Center Affiliated Scholar. They discuss the business model of women’s sport and what needs to be done to advance equity in women’s sport.
Ultimate Sports Parent Radio interviews Nancy Lough, professor at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), who focuses on gender equity in sports, explains why more girls drop out of sports than boys. It's due, in part, to stereotypes about what boys and girls should be doing.She also describes how girls are becoming more actively involved in pushing for equal pay in professional sports.
Community colleges and nonselective universities that enroll everyone are at a crossroads.
Conduct pay audits routinely. Inequities can be addressed more easily when they are small. Over time, salary issues tend to grow when no audit is done to create awareness of inequities. Equal pay is mandated by federal law for equal work. This also means stop justifying discrimination. The U.S. Soccer Federation is the most visible example of this: Instead of addressing the pay inequity, they hired two lobbying firms to advocate for their position. This money could have been spent on addressing the pay inequity issue.