In The News: Office of Diversity Initiatives

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
October 5, 2020

More than a dozen community-based organizations in Nevada that help immigrants will be receiving an additional $516,000. That money will allow them to provide financial assistance to immigrant families.

Las Vegas Sun
September 21, 2020

Brenda Williams had just been hired as the first Black bank teller in Nevada.

Las Vegas Sun
September 21, 2020

Brenda Williams had just been hired as the first Black bank teller in Nevada.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
June 19, 2020

For the Miller family, Hey Reb! holds a special meaning. In 1982, Artist Mike Miller created his version of the University of Nevada Las Vegas mascot.

Yahoo!
June 18, 2020

UNLV is one of the most diverse college campuses in the nation, and now nearly 4,500 people have signed a petition for the university to get a new mascot. 13 Action News Reporter Marissa Kynaston shows how the school is responding to the nation to the nation wide protests

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
June 18, 2020

Over 4,500 people have signed a petition for UNLV to get a new mascot, after the school removed their bronze Hey Reb! statue from campus.

El Tiempo
November 13, 2019

“Change the Subject” is a documentary that shares the story of a group of university students committed to advancing and promoting the rights and dignity of undocumented people.

Las Vegas-Review Journal
October 7, 2019

Speaking at a diversity-focused event at UNLV on Friday, Ambassador Attallah Shabazz, the eldest daughter of Malcolm X, connected the youth activists of today to those who led the Civil Rights and anti-war movements of the 1960s.

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education
October 7, 2019

The Nevada System of Higher Education convened nearly 500 educators at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Friday for its 8th annual Southern Nevada Diversity Summit under the theme, “Nurturing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.”

WAMC
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.

Education Dive
October 3, 2018

The academic year is well underway and already campuses are grappling with many of the same issues that characterized the turbulence of 2017-18. Among them, free speech concerns, the ongoing debate over the efficacy of affirmative action admissions policies and increasing urgency around the need to manage rising tuition costs.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 28, 2018

A few weeks after U.S. News and World Report ranked UNLV as one of the most diverse college campuses in the country, another report gave the university average marks for black student access and equity.