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Current Education News

white board with math equations and books
Research | September 4, 2019

If the problem of redundant math can be solved, then college just might become a little cheaper and quicker.

Dr. Stephen Dahlem shakes hands with student Gregory Schreck.
People | August 21, 2019

Medical school class president combines education and science degrees as he prepares for emergency medicine.

Erica Mosca seated at a table
People | August 7, 2019

Through a nonprofit she founded, alumna Erica Mosca helps low-income high school students get to — and then succeed — in college.

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team lifts FIFA World Cup 2019 trophy as confetti and streamers rain down
Research | July 23, 2019

UNLV sports and gender equity researcher Nancy Lough weighs in on the wage gap, marketing/sponsorship, and role of men and media in the sports industry.

Business and Community | 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.

UNLV instructor at computer talking to two students
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.

Education In The News

Las Vegas Sun
September 23, 2019

For five years in the early 1970s, I worked in the president’s office at UNLV, four years with Don Baepler and one year with Brock Dixon. Members of the Nevada Board of Regents made frequent calls to the office — nothing unusual there. They offer advice. They question policy. They call about students.

msn news
September 20, 2019

If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they've been offered by the city's mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest-paid big-city teachers in the nation.

NBC News
September 19, 2019

If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they’ve been offered by the city’s mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest-paid big-city teachers in the nation.

September 11, 2019

If the predicted economic downturn comes to fruition, many public schools will find their already stressed budgets squeezed even more. And, as a result, many administrators will head to the bargaining table to negotiate budget cuts with teachers’ unions.

Inside Higher Ed
September 5, 2019

Roughly 20 percent of college students took a math course they had already completed in high school even though their K-12 assessments suggested they could take a higher-level course, according to a new study published by The Journal of Higher Education.

Plainview Daily Herald
September 5, 2019

Although going to college offers the promise of engaging with new ideas and learning new skills, when it comes to math, the experience can sometimes be like high school all over again.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

September 18, 2019
Federick Ngo (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) co-authored the article "Giving Community College Students Choice: The Impact of Self-Placement in Math Courses," which was published in the American Educational Research Journal. The study shows how removing placement testing requirements and letting students choose their own math courses...
September 16, 2019
E. Michael Nussbaum (Education Psychology & Higher Education) is past president of the American Psychological Association (APA), Division 15 and recently gave the presidential address at the APA Division 15 Conference in Chicago.     
August 27, 2019
Jared Lau, Ching-Chen Chen (both Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services), and Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching & Learning), along with Yi-Wen Su of the University of Florida, recently published their article, "Using a Collaborative Model in Supervision With International Counseling Students" in the Journal of Humanistic Counseling...
August 12, 2019
Sam Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology & Human Services) was honored with the American Psychological Association's (APA) Division of School Psychology (Division 16) Mid-Career Service or Practice Award. The award is presented at the APA Convention to school psychologists from seven to 20 years post-graduation who have demonstrated...
August 9, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has been selected as associate editor for the Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling & Development journal, an official journal of the Association of Assessment and Research in Counseling, a member association and division of the American Counseling Association. Articles address both theoretical and other problems...
August 8, 2019
Claire Tredwell (Preschool) has been honored with the Rose C. Engel Award for Excellence in Professional Practice by the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children, recognizing her leadership, ethical standards and excellence of work. This national award is presented to professionals who have made significant...