In The News: Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Nevada Independent
September 10, 2019

The new UNLV Tuition+ Award Program will provide eligible Nevada residents a grant for 12 undergraduate credit hours of tuition and fees each semester, plus $1,000 for books for the school year.

November 1, 2018

Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll travel to Las Vegas, Nevada…and talk to someone who has created an office of diversity at universities on both sides of the country.

March 15, 2018

The Agenda explores the complex challenges that people of mixed ethnicity face when trying to find compatible bone-marrow and cord-blood donors, the topic of "Mixed Match...

March 2, 2018

He was a snappy dresser with slicked back hair and a pencil mustache. A crack bandleader, musician and legendary talent scout, he was dubbed the "Godfather of R&B."

August 17, 2017

The violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend when a “Unite the Right” rally clashed with counter protesters has resonated around the country. One person, Heather Heyer, was killed when a car rammed into the crowd of counter protesters. Nineteen other people were hurt. An Ohio man who was driving the car was charged.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 28, 2016

Switching career paths might be a way to weather ups and downs in the job market, but those in the health sciences field seem to be able to stay put.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 14, 2015

They're the keeper of our valuables at the airport, the repository of comfort-providing necessities during our flights and, if we pack right, our ticket to a quick escape from the airport at flight's end.

December 8, 2015

Awareness of racial discrimination has swept the nation in the last year. There have been shootings, protests and activism at many levels.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 23, 2015

For weeks, high-profile protests at college campuses across the country have forced schools to have uncomfortable conversations about race and diversity.

Las Vegas Sun
November 18, 2015

UNLV President Len Jessup got ready for an anti-racism student rally Tuesday by vowing he'd attend and issuing a carefully worded news release detailing the university’s accomplishments in diversity.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 12, 2015

When Maria Garcia was a senior at Eldorado High School, she wasn't sure if college was for her.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 31, 2015

After being caught in the grip of the nation's economic struggles, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has struggled for the past four years to recover from a plunge in student attendance.