News: Brookings Mountain West

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People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
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.
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People | June 13, 2018
This aspiring "world-improvement strategist" hopes that studying in Israel will help her gain a more in-depth perspective on Middle East conflicts and allow her to improve her Arabic.
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Campus News | October 17, 2017
UNLV is ideally placed to assist — and provide — leaders to deal with the challenges of the major urban center that is Las Vegas.
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Campus News | September 20, 2017
Scholars from all five Brookings research areas—Metropolitan Policy, Economic Studies, Governance Studies, Foreign Policy, and Global Economy and Development—will be in residence at UNLV this academic year.
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Business and Community | April 25, 2017
UNLV alumni tell us why they took a chance on Nevada’s budding marijuana industry.
Monica Moradkhan and Daniel Waqar
People | May 12, 2016
Daniel Waqar and Monica Moradkhan were selected as this commencement's featured speakers. Here's what they hope all Rebels will take away from their UNLV experiences.
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Campus News | February 5, 2016
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
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Campus News | January 19, 2016
The think tank will continue its work of quality, independent research at UNLV on issues facing the Intermountain West region.
Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy
People | January 12, 2016
Communication studies professor Jacob Thompson on campaign history and how UNLV's selection as a debate site will leave a lasting mark on campus. Plus: Details on community watch events.
Daniel Waqar
Campus News | April 15, 2015
Waqar, a junior in UNLV’s Honors College, one of just 58 college students nationwide selected for $30,000 award based on academics, public service leadership potential.
Pat Mulroy
Campus News | March 30, 2015
Leading authority on public policy issues related to water, natural resources joins Boyd and its Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution; Mulroy also holds appointments with Desert Research Institute and Brookings Institution.