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Office of Undergraduate Education and High-Impact Practices News

The Office of Undergraduate Education and High-Impact Practices is comprised of general education, undergraduate curriculum, microcredentials, Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Programs, Career Services and Workforce Development, Math Placement, ASPIRE GEAR-UP, and the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Current Undergraduate Education and High-Impact Practices News

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Campus News |

Students explore the importance of conversation around diverse experiences.

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People |

Meet a rising star in the UNLV community who recently received the Junior Administrative Faculty of the Year award.

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People |

The associate vice provost for student success knows firsthand how providing opportunities and encouragement to students of all backgrounds can influence academic achievement.

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Campus News |

The immersive experience for high-achieving students aimed at solving urban planning issues.

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Campus News |

Karen Violanti and her team work to give first-year students support and confidence as they transition to college.

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Campus News |

The biggest obstacle to student success often isn't a student's inate abilities. Here's how programs like Math Bridge and peer mentoring are helping.

Undergraduate Education and High-Impact Practices In The News

Las Vegas Sun

As two debates between Nevada’s top-of-the-ticket candidates were shelved this week, the trend of contenders ducking such forums across the country may be eroding one of America’s longest-lasting political traditions, experts say.

Las Vegas Review Journal

UNLV hosted their commencement ceremony for the undergraduate class of 2022 on Saturday.

KSNV-TV: News 3

Perhaps this was on your mind this morning when you were getting ready for work: Pressure-induced Tetrahedral to Orthombic Phase Transition in MgF2.

Recent Undergraduate Education and High-Impact Practices Accomplishments

Grant: Advising Colleagues from Across Campus The UNLV Academic Advising community was recently awarded a two-time grant from the Stupski Foundation to focus on wellness initiatives for academic advising professionals within NACADA Region 9 institutions. Two teams submitted a proposal that addresses the needs for wellness, sustainability,…
Janelle Yasukochi (Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education) and Maria Aladjova (Health Sciences) served as the conference co-chairs, representing Region 9, at the NACADA Region 8, 9, & 10 Conference: Illuminating the Path of Possibilities, recently held in Las Vegas from Feb. 27-March 1. NACADA is the professional association for Academic…
Jaime Carbajal, Ph.D., (Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education) and Debbie Pattni (Wilson Advising Center, College of Liberal Arts) presented "Where is My Advisor? The Retention of Academic Advisors is Important to Student Success" at the Global Community for Academic Advising annual conference on October 26 in Portland,…
Kia Vichaikul (Student Success) has recently been elected to serve on the Administrative Faculty Committee. 
Maria Aladjova (Health Sciences), Elizabeth Johnson, Sheetal Survase (both Academic Success Center), Kevin McVay (College of Sciences), Janelle Yasukochi (Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education), John Starkey, Stephen Sumnner, Tashauna Stewart, Jason Kantrowitz, and Beth Gersten (all Lee Business) all are part of the UNLV…
Levent Atici (Anthropology and Undergraduate Research) is elected to be a national councilor in the Undergraduate Research Programs Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) which aims to support and promote high-quality, mentored undergraduate research through the active involvement of its members. CUR division councilors share in…