In The News: Brookings Mountain West

Nevada Current
September 14, 2021

U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 edition of its “Best Colleges” rankings once again names the University of Nevada, Las Vegas among the most diverse universities in the country.

Las Vegas Sun
September 13, 2021

UNLV comes up as a refreshing exception in a new report by the Brookings Institution showing a disquieting trend of public colleges crowding out in-state students by accepting others from across state lines.

Wall Street Journal
August 31, 2021

The ‘student swap’ creates a vicious circle that drives up higher-education costs and worsens the debt crisis.

Brookings
August 28, 2021

This week, authorities in South Africa announced that the country’s economy is 11 percent larger than previous estimates after Statistics South Africa altered its method for calculating gross domestic product.

Brookings
August 27, 2021

Unlike developing countries in Asia, African countries are not relying on export-led manufacturing to drive structural transformation but instead pivoting to service-oriented sectors.

Brookings
August 21, 2021

On Monday, Zambia’s electoral commission declared opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema the winner of the southern African nation’s recent presidential election.

Brookings
August 20, 2021

Africa’s youth population continues to grow rapidly: In fact, the World Bank predicts that people under the age of 25 are set to comprise 50 percent of the population of sub-Saharan Africa by 2050.

The Nevada Independent
August 19, 2021

In May, things were looking up. Today, conditions on the ground have forced a reassessment.

The Nevada Independent
August 19, 2021

In May, things were looking up. Today, conditions on the ground have forced a reassessment.

Nouvelles du monde
August 19, 2021

Southern Nevada colleges and universities are switching more in-person classes to a distance format for the fall semester amid high COVID-19 measurements, frustrating some students who counted on an almost full return to campus.

Nouvelles du monde
August 19, 2021

Southern Nevada colleges and universities are switching more in-person classes to a distance format for the fall semester amid high COVID-19 measurements, frustrating some students who counted on an almost full return to campus.

News R
August 19, 2021

News and other social media platforms are showing videos of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan that have spurred a roller-coaster of emotions for Saha Salahi, an Afghan American student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.