Las Vegas Raiders, NFL Host Social Justice Roundtable
More than 300,000 football fans traveled to Las Vegas for the 2022 NFL Draft. To kick off the three-day, star-studded event, the Las Vegas Raiders, and the NFL brought together local activists and thought leaders representing academia, business, and civil rights communities for the League’s highly acclaimed Social Justice Roundtable discussion.
Universities Embrace Artificial Intelligence to Support Students
When Keith Whitfield, PhD, assumed the role of president at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in 2020, he had an ambitious, if somewhat unrealistic, goal to speak with every student on campus — all 30,000 of them. Last month, in support of that vision, he commissioned a digital version of himself that is accessible to anyone at any time as a chatbot. The conversational chatbot acts as a “one-stop shop” for information on a wide range of topics, including campus resources, enrollment data, and much more.
Recently, the Public Education Foundation (PEF) announced a new partnership with the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), which aims to address the current teacher shortage in public schools. This, through a mentoring program.
David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) recently published a post on From the Ombuds discussing the recent release of the ombuds office's quarterly summary for January to March 2022. In brief, the office has seen increased usage, and continues to deliver effective services to the campus community. For more information, please read the report.
David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) recently published a blog post about why visiting the ombuds is a good idea no matter what the stage of a conflict. The article, "When Should I See the Ombuds? (And Who Can Stop Me?)," discusses the options available to those in the midst of conflict and explains why the ombuds is a valuable resource for them.
David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) has published a new post on From the Ombuds, the UNLV ombuds office's blog. Written in response to the International Ombuds Association's recent update of their code of ethics and standards of practice, the post summarizes the changes to those foundational documents and describes how they inform practices at UNLV.
David G. Schwartz (Ombuds Office) recently published a post on From the Ombuds, the office's blog. "A Matter of Perspective" begins with a personal observation that leads to some thoughts on how we present ourselves — and how what we see of others is not always the complete picture.
David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) recently published a post on "From the Ombuds," the official blog of the ombuds office about the importance of impartiality to the practice of ombuds. Impartiality is one of the four ethical principles that guide the practice of organizational ombuds, and as such informs the operation of UNLV's ombuds office.
David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) recently published a post on From the Ombuds, the official blog of the ombuds office. The post explores the importance of independence to the office, and articulates what it means.