Current Women's Research Institute of Nevada News
UNLV political and judicial expert Rebecca Gill explains the history of the United States’ contentious appointment process, how it differs from other nations, and the implications of a recent vacancy.
The marker, one of five to be installed in Nevada, will be unveiled March 5 in Las Vegas' Centennial Park.
Jean Munson of the Women's Research Institute of Nevada credits professor Joanne Goodwin, the institute's director emerita, as having been an important mentor.
Lauralyn Sandoval, vice president of new markets at Aristocrat Technologies, to address aspiring women leaders at June 6 event.
Rebecca Gill’s experience is informing gender inequality research and inspiring other women to share their stories.
Technologist Missy Young will address aspiring women leaders at June 7 event.
Women's Research Institute of Nevada In The News
International Women’s Day honors the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women every year on March 8.
Are women really at a disadvantage compared to men when they run for elected office? In new research, Rebecca D. Gill and Kate Eugenis look at how women fare when they run for state supreme court judgeships. Using over 15 years’ worth of election data across the states, they find that women are seven percentage points more likely than men to win elections against incumbents, and that they do no better or worse than men when they are incumbents themselves or run in open seat races.
Clark County lawyers now have until Aug. 30 to rate judges in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Judicial Performance Evaluation.
It was a common sight during the 2019 legislative session: Sen. Julia Ratti of Sparks, leaving the suite of Democratic leadership offices as the clock wound toward midnight.
New study finds discrimination against women and racial minorities in hiring in the sciences. The study's about postdocs, but it has important implications for all of academe.
Allegations of sexual harassment in the male-dominated tech industry are nothing new. For example, thousands of Google staff around the world staged a series of ‘Walkouts for Real Change’ in November last year because of the issue as well as claims of gender inequality and systemic racism.