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Current Education News

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Business and Community | March 25, 2020

UNLV College of Education professor explains trauma symptoms of children versus adults, and offers strategies and resources to help overcome them.

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Campus News | March 16, 2020

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 22 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100 in their field.

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Campus News | March 5, 2020

A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.

Campus News | February 18, 2020

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.

Harsha Perera, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Educational Psychology and Higher Education poses in a hallway.
People | January 27, 2020

This education professor's research aims to help students make better career choices.

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Business and Community | December 30, 2019

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

Education In The News

Wall Street Journal
March 5, 2020

The hottest tickets in college basketball have historically been for games in which the athletes were men. Thanks to a transcendent star and a hotly competitive 2020 season in the women’s game, that’s starting to change.

The 74
February 20, 2020

Few were expecting it when, in January, Bernie Sanders scored one of the early coups of the Democratic presidential primary: The Clark County Education Association, representing nearly 20,000 educators in schools around Las Vegas, gave the Vermont senator their endorsement.

The Learning Scientists
February 14, 2020

Previous research has identified didactic instruction an effective approach for learners who lack prior knowledge. The evidence suggests that the degree of guidance should vary with the age of learners.

New York Times
January 24, 2020

The N.H.L. will introduce two new events at its All-Star skills competition on Friday in St. Louis. One involves its players attempting trick shots from an elevated platform in the stands. The other is a three-on-three exhibition featuring top women’s players, which, the league hopes, will be received as less of a novelty.

The Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2020

The NHL will introduce two new events at its All-Star skills competition Friday in St. Louis. One involves its players attempting trick shots from an elevated platform in the stands. The other is a three-on-three exhibition featuring top women’s players, which, the league hopes, will be received as less of a novelty.

NBC News
January 17, 2020

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.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

March 26, 2020
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) and Deanna Schultz of the University of Wisconsin- Stout co-authored the fifth edition of The History and Growth of Career and Technical Education in America, published by Waveland Press.  The foreword was written by James Greenan of Purdue University.
March 12, 2020
Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Chris Heavey congratulates faculty who have received tenure commencing July 1. The tenure recommendations were approved at the Board of Regents meeting on March 5. Those faculty are: Scott Abella, College of Sciences Stephen Benning, College of Liberal Arts Maile Chapman, College of...
March 11, 2020
The CSUN Faculty Achievement Award recognizes faculty members for outstanding dedication to students through advising, classroom instruction, mentorship, or special events. Those receiving the award in 2020 are: William Ramsey, College of Liberal Arts, department of philosophy Caitlin Saladino, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, Lincy Institute...
March 10, 2020
William Speer (Mathematics Learning Center) and Jeff Shih (Teaching & Learning) served as co-chairs and organizers of the 47th annual conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML) that took place at the Alexis Park Resort earlier this month. The conference, which was attended by more than 170 people, was sponsored by UNLV,...
March 2, 2020
Student Diversity & Social Justice hosted the second annual Black Carpet Awards, an event designed to recognize the contributions of black students, staff, faculty, and community partners. The following individuals and organizations were award recipients: Pre-law student Candace Mays, the Audre Lorde Student Leadership Award Film and theatre...
February 28, 2020
Amanda Melilli, Samantha Godbey and Hee Yeon "Ashley" Park (all Libraries) presented a poster, "Recommended Practices for Library Collections for English Language Learners," at the 2020 Conference for Academic Research in Education. The presentation covered the results of a research study on English Language Learners (ELL) collections and services...