News: Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy

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Campus News | May 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

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Campus News | April 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

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Campus News | September 15, 2020

UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.

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Business and Community | September 9, 2020

UNLV child advocacy expert Amanda Haboush-Deloye examines the pandemic’s impact on abused youth, and how medical professionals and others can help reverse the trend in unreported cases.

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Business and Community | August 10, 2017

Ninth annual check of state’s entering kindergartners showed more have health insurance, yet barriers to health care access still exist.

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Research | September 22, 2015

Annual survey shows the number of Silver State kindergarteners with health insurance has spiked to 92 percent.

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Campus News | March 9, 2015

W.K. Kellogg Foundation funds support research and awareness programs for Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy at UNLV, Children’s Advocacy Alliance.

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Business and Community | September 18, 2014

Community event to focus on issues related to children’s quality of life in Nevada and includes free admission to Las Vegas Natural History Museum.

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Campus News | July 3, 2014

Gerstenberger, a faculty member at UNLV since 1997, was named interim dean of the school in 2013.

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Research | June 9, 2014

Annual survey of entering Nevada kindergarteners reveals 30 percent are overweight or obese and nearly 13 percent do not have health insurance.

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Research | November 18, 2013
Homicide rates in Clark County were the lowest in five years; however education about safe sleeping habits for infants and motor vehicle safety still needed to reduce fatality rates.
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Research | November 12, 2013
UNLV research center tackles tough issues in child wellbeing through community programs and legislative advocacy.