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Office of Government Affairs News

The Office of Government Affairs promotes effective communication between representatives of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and representatives of the local, state and federal government.

Current Government Affairs News

Sabra Newby
People | February 2, 2021

New Vice President of Government and Community Affairs Sabra Newby is ready to advocate for UNLV as a new legislative session dawns.

woman in suit tossing softball
People | December 2, 2020

Through community outreach, UNLV's Becky Pugh helps high school students better understand their path to college.

Students point at artwork
Business and Community | July 28, 2020

Grant trains UNLV students to teach science concepts to more than 4,000 local elementary students.

view of UNLV building with city in background
Business and Community | May 27, 2020

The university recognizes faculty and student for their work to improve the wellbeing of Southern Nevadans.

Portrait of Jason L Wasden
People | September 18, 2017

This new director of government affairs said he was drawn to UNLV where innovation knows no bounds.

Olivia Perry holds up desk clock
People | March 13, 2017

Whether taking to the skies or tackling a thorny issue, this new compliance investigator finds that persistence pays off.

Government Affairs In The News

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
September 29, 2021

Requiring employees at Nevada colleges and universities to get the COVID-19 vaccine — that is the big decision on the table this week, but it is causing some controversy.