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College of Education News

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Current Education News

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Business and Community | September 21, 2022

UNLV sports and gender expert Nancy Lough on why Las Vegas’ first pro sports championship has changed the game for women and the entire sports industry.

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People | September 15, 2022

Nevada's superintendent of public instruction found inspiration to become a teacher out on the slopes.

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Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

Carl Esteban
Campus News | August 22, 2022

Nevada Department of Education honors pre-kindergarten teacher Carl “Mr. Carl” Esteban.

Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Campus News | August 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.

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Research | July 26, 2022

Scholarships and career-readiness support help talented students succeed at UNLV and beyond.

Education In The News

Las Vegas Sun
October 3, 2022

There’s no reason for Las Vegas parents to fear conversations about critical race theory occurring at their children’s schools.

Las Vegas Sun
October 3, 2022

There’s no reason for Las Vegas parents to fear conversations about critical race theory occurring at their children’s schools.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
September 23, 2022

The Aces brought home the first major professional sports championship trophy to Las Vegas, and UNLV sports management professor Nancy Lough said it is setting the tone for the future of Las Vegas sports.

Las Vegas Sun
September 22, 2022

A ” We Need to Talk” panel discussion on critical race theory at UNLV’s Greenspun Hall Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.

The 74 Million
September 21, 2022

In late March, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made a major announcement on K-12 education.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 10, 2022

Anthem Country Club already had partially closed its golf course to renovate the greens when officials realized they needed to take even larger steps in light of the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s proposed new regulations.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

September 29, 2022
Federick Ngo (Higher Education) and Jaekeun Cho (Engineering, Higher Education), published a study titled, "The Effect of In-State Tuition on International Student Enrollment: Evidence from the Heartland," in the Journal of Student Financial Aid. The study examined a unique policy in Minnesota that allowed colleges and universities to offer in-…
September 27, 2022
Kendall Hartley (Teaching and Learning), Emily Shreve and Dan Gianoutsos (both Academic Success Center), and Lisa Bendixen (Educational Psychology) have recently published their research on college student smartphone usage in relation to planning, studying, learning, and other self-regulatory skills. Hartley, K., Shreve, E., & Gianoutsos, D…
September 23, 2022
LeAnne Salazar-Montoya (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) presented a guest lecture for the New Mexico State University College of Education doctoral program in leadership. She presented on qualitative methods of research and highlighted photo voice and her past research utilizing qualitative research.
September 21, 2022
Noah Romero (Education) published "Postcolonial Philosophy of Education in the Philippines" in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Education, which has recently been released in hard copy. The entry examines how Philippine educational thought emerges out of complex entanglements involving statecraft, decolonization, and Indigenous self-…
September 13, 2022
Sadia Shaukat (Teaching and Learning) and Lisa Bendixen (Educational Psychology) published an article, "The Impact of Technostress on Teacher Educators’ Work–Family Conflict and Life Satisfaction While Working Remotely during COVID-19 in Pakistan," in the journal Education Sciences.  
September 12, 2022
Megan Griffard (Educational Policy and Leadership) and colleagues, Lora Cohen-Vogel from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michael Little from North Carolina State University published an article, "Governing Early Learning Among the American States," in Children and Youth Services Review. The article presents a new typology for…