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UNLV education major awarded Gov. Guinn scholarship
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
UNLV senior Tara Leigh Myl received a financial boost in her goal to finish college without any debt, becoming the Southern Nevada recipient of the ...
Panel explores impact of proposed UNLV medical school
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
UNLV has taken another step in an effort to establish an accredited medical school. Last week, the university submitted an application to begin the accreditation process for ...
Lights! Camera! Math! Vegas PBS show offers homework help for students
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Andrew Sullivan and Andrew Lenselink are stars of a reality show like no other in Las Vegas. From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, the two don matching shirts and become TV tutors ...
Professor’s goal: Make UNLV a hotbed for robotics
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
For the past 14 years, Paul Oh has been working with students at Drexel University to turn science fiction into reality. His specialty is robotics. His projects include designing a flying ambulance to rescue people injured in disasters, developing a field of indoor flying robots to help first responders and ...
Wynn hosts back-to-school fair at casino for employees
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Ana Zaragoza browsed education booths amid a crowd of co-workers during her lunch break today at Wynn Las Vegas, collecting pamphlets about resources she was learning about for the first time. She had no idea about a tutoring website that her 16-year-old daughter could ...
‘You are college bound’: State sends message with free savings accounts for every kid
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
Parents and children gathered Tuesday at Bonner Elementary for the launch of the Nevada College Kick Start Program, which gives the state’s 35,000 kindergarten students each a college savings account with ...
At Jydstrup Elementary, students speak 37 languages — and learn a lesson in diversity
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
The Clark County School District includes 85,000 students who don't speak English as a first language. Administrators can’t afford to hire interpreters to transition the students into the classroom, so it’s up to the teachers ...
Project aimed at tackling truancy gets underway next week
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
More than 120,000 students were reported truant in Clark County during the 2013-14 school year. The Truancy Diversion Project is designed to decrease that number through a ...
Snyder lays out his vision for UNLV of tomorrow
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Change is on the horizon at UNLV, acting President Don Snyder said today during his State of University address. Snyder laid out his vision for UNLV’s future. He said that by 2034, he envisions ...
Nonprofit specializes in helping Las Vegas students get back on track
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
When she arrived on the campus of Cimarron-Memorial High School for her junior year, Whitney Cole had a reputation for trouble. She had been kicked out of ...

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Photos: Free Ben & Jerry's ice cream served by L.V. celebs warms the soul
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
For one hour, BMX professional Ricardo Laguna and a cast of Revolver dancers scooped ice cream cones in virtual anonymity on Tuesday at ...