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Current Education News

 Audrey James poses in her home.
People | November 15, 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.

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus News | November 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

woman in office
People | October 17, 2019

Tiffany Tyler-Garner works to fight dropout rate among students, foster training and rehabilitation for Nevada employees.

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.

Education In The News

The Hechinger Report
November 18, 2019

Community colleges and nonselective universities that enroll everyone are at a crossroads.

Authority Magazine
November 14, 2019

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.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 13, 2019

Violence, guns on campus, suicides, these are realities at many of our schools.

November 5, 2019

Teen suicide is rising in Nevada and mental health care in the state is ranked the lowest in the country.

Chicago Sun-Times
October 30, 2019

Classes in Chicago’s public schools were canceled on Oct. 17 when more than 25,000 teachers went on strike, in what they called a fight for “justice and equity” for their students.

Education Dive
October 28, 2019

This year kicked off with a teacher’s strike in the nation’s second-largest school district, and as the end of 2019 nears, teachers in the third-largest district still haven't reached an agreement with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

November 18, 2019
Marcela Rodriguez-Campo (Teaching & Learning) was selected as a 2020 Graduate Fellow by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). AAHHE is a nationally recognized organization that works to diversify the academy and recognize Hispanic/ Latinx achievement. Rodriguez-Campo has received full funding to attend the 2020...
November 15, 2019
Nancy Lough (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), president-elect of the Sport Marketing Association, gave two presentations at the association's annual  conference in Chicago. Her topics were "Segmentation of Women's Sport Fans: Identification and Motivations" and "From Survive to Thrive: A Roundtable on Supporting Female Sport Marketing...
November 1, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) was recently invited to the University of the West Indies as a scholar lecture for the department of technical vocational education and training in the School of Education. His lecture, titled ''A Philosophy of Technical Vocational Education and Training Matters to you as a Technical Vocational Education...
October 28, 2019
Chad Scott (Teaching & Learning) is an art educator-in-residence at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art where he has created the program Accessing the Arts, a collaboration with the department of teaching and learning, The Smith Center, the Clark County School District's School-Community Partnership Program, and the Art Educators of Nevada that...
October 28, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon, Xue Xing, and Sara Shaw (all Teaching and Learning) authored an article in Workforce Education Forum titled "Analysis of Subject Matter Topics Presented at Career and Technical Education Research and Professional Development Conferences: 2009-2016."  Subject matter topics that were highly researched included research...
October 24, 2019
Courtney Jones (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) will be presenting a workshop this month at Sister Song's Let's Talk About Sex! conference in Atlanta. The conference focuses on intersecting topics of reproductive justice, sexual health, resources, healing, and more. The theme this year is "Accountability, Transcendence...