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Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education News

The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is comprised of general education, online education, advising practice, and retention, progression, and completion initiatives.

Current Undergraduate Education News

Ruth McKoin is the third-place recipient in the 2020 Classified Employee of the Year Awards.
People | January 13, 2021

Ruth McKoin, a 2020 Classified Employee of the Year winner, on the 'beautifully intelligent' people who've helped her grow.

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Campus News | December 8, 2020

UNLV replaces remedial courses with “corequisite” courses so incoming students don't fall behind before they even start college.

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People | November 9, 2020

This expert in workforce development says today's students may change careers eight to 12 times during their lives.

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Campus News | January 29, 2019

Just how usable are your handouts, videos, and Canvas course postings? New Office of Accessibility Resources helps ensure your digital communication can be understood by all.

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Campus News | January 29, 2019

A lesson in the challenges people with disabilities face has turned Philip Voorhees into a leader for higher education.

People | November 13, 2018

Thanks to a new online bachelor's degree in urban studies, Miranda Barrie has been able to work, travel, campaign, and study on her own terms.

Undergraduate Education In The News

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March 14, 2016

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 Accomplishments

January 25, 2021
Maria Aladjova (Health Sciences), Marlon Urquico (Liberal Arts), Peter Clancy (Sciences) and the College of Engineering Advising Center are the winners of the 2020-21 UNLV Academic Advising Awards presented by the office of the vice provost for undergraduate education and the Academic Advising Council leadership team. These awards recognize...
July 24, 2020
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) has been accepted to the Online Learning Consortium's Institute for Emerging Leaders in Online Learning (IELOL) 2020 cohort. The program is in its 12th year and this year is completely virtual, commencing in July and concluding in November. 
May 4, 2020
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) facilitated the discussion, "Best Practices to Start a Movement - New leader - New Initiatives," at the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) virtual conference, OLC Ideate. This discussion highlighted the efforts of partnership at UNLV and specifically the office of online education, community of practice, which was...
March 10, 2020
William Speer (Mathematics Learning Center) and Jeff Shih (Teaching & Learning) served as co-chairs and organizers of the 47th annual conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML) that took place at the Alexis Park Resort earlier this month. The conference, which was attended by more than 170 people, was sponsored by UNLV,...
January 30, 2020
Kevin McVay (Sciences), Lauren Layton (Education), Rimi Marwah (Urban Affairs), and the Wilson Advising Center (Liberal Arts) are the winners of the 2019-20 UNLV Academic Advising Awards presented by the office of the vice provost for undergraduate education and the Academic Advising Council leadership team. These awards recognize individuals and...
September 17, 2019
William R. Speer (Mathematics Learning Center) recently presented a paper on Productive Struggle at the 11th Congress of the International Group for Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness in Hamburg, Germany.