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A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
These faculty members aren't just accomplished in their academic fields. They all have one thing in common: success in the hobbies they're passionate about.
College of Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year Greg Morris stays active in university activities, and sent two of his sons to the School of Law.
Donors are honored for their continuing support of the university and its programs.
William S. Boyd School of Law Alumnus of the Year and former public defender John Piro's work recognized for helping pursue mental-health reform within the justice system.
Nevada Supreme Court justice helps launch a program to ensure first-generation and minority students succeed in law school.
Law In The News
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case expected to determine whether nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants – 13,000 from Nevada – can stay and work in the United States under a program begun by former President Barack Obama.
There are more than 12,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program recipients here in Nevada, including UNLV students. A few held a rally on campus today to show their support for the program.
As the Supreme Court reviews the Trump administration’s push to end protections for recipients of the DACA program, "Dreamers" in Las Vegas held a “Defend DACA” rally at UNLV Tuesday.
A panel of experts, officials, and activists discussed de-escalation tactics and the use of force by police at the Mob Museum on Tuesday night.
Kudos to Bernie Sanders for focusing the health care debate on Medicare-for-All reform. Kudos to Elizabeth Warren for a very smart plan to get us there. What’s special about the Warren proposal is that it’s not just a health care plan. Warren tackles two critical problems. She fully addresses the problem of the uninsured, and she does so by amplifying her other policies to promote economic equality.
Culinary Workers Union Local 226 spokeswoman Bethany Kahn told Casino.org the town hall meetings will take place with “leading Democratic candidates in the 2020 US presidential race to discuss issues that matter most to its … members.”