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Jean Nidetch Women's Center News

The Jean Nidetch Women’s Center is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all genders through programming, services, and advocacy for the UNLV community.

Current Jean Nidetch Women's Center News

woman in commencement gown and cap
People | April 11, 2019

Here's why the one-time temp worker was snatched up full time within a month of stepping on campus.

Ashlyn Gray poses in front of Calico Basin in Red Rock
People | March 18, 2019

Though she once dreamed of being Nevada's governor, she found her true calling in higher ed.

woman in front of artwork
People | March 13, 2019

There's always a right way to approach change, says the Fine Arts business manager.

visitors look at Shakespeare’s First Folio
Campus News | January 3, 2017

A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

Margie Toves
People | May 11, 2016

Margie Toves is among the first graduates from a program to produce social workers specializing in children’s mental health.

Vice President Joe Biden and singer Lady Gaga visit UNLV
Campus News | May 4, 2016

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Jean Nidetch Women's Center In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
December 4, 2019

Two Nevada universities are reporting an uptick of sexual, domestic, and dating violence over the past two years.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
December 4, 2019

More UNLV students reported crimes of rape and sexual or domestic violence, and university officials attribute the sudden spike to a greater willingness of victims to report crimes.

October 24, 2018

The college years are all about education and new life experiences. And that lack of life experience can make some students vulnerable to dating violence.

The Nevada Independent
October 12, 2018

It can be a challenge in itself for a new mother to return to work or school. Finding a place where she can breastfeed or take a break to pump milk compounds the issue.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 12, 2016

When a sexual assault occurs, survivors face an array of barriers in dealing with the aftermath.

It is no different for students who have to deal with the same psychological issues and logistical nightmares. That is why care advocates for the Jean Nidetch Women’s Center at UNLV exist.

April 11, 2016

Daniele Dreitzer from The Rape Crisis Center Las Vegas, Criminal justice professor Alexis Kennedy and women's center director Christina Hernandez discuss sexual assault on college campuses.

Recent Jean Nidetch Women's Center Accomplishments

May 14, 2020
Margaret I. Campe (Jean Nidetch Women's Center) and colleagues at the University of Kentucky's Center for Research on Violence Against Women recently published an article entitled, "Identifying Invalid Responders in a Campus Climate Survey: Types, Impact on Data, and Best Indicators," in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 
May 13, 2020
The Growth, Inclusivity, Voice, and Excellence (GIVE) Award (Women's Council) winners in this inaugural year are Cristina Hernandez  (Nidetch Women's Center) and the Libraries' Inclusion and Equity Committee. These award decisions were made based on the nominees' evidence of commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion...
August 13, 2019
The UNLV CARE Advocate Training program (Women's Center) recently received national advocate credentialing through the National Organization for Victim Assistance. The benefits of credentialing include enhanced recognition, credibility, and mobility in the victim assistance field, and professional identification within victim services. The CARE...