As University of Nevada, Reno, students arrive for the start of the school year, some Las Vegas parents say they’re feeling reassured about the Circus Circus accommodations.
Aleksandra joined the Review-Journal in June 2019 to cover higher education. She was previously the education reporter at the Fresno Bee in California, and prior to starting at the Bee, she got her master's in journalism from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Many parents hearing for the first time Tuesday about a possible strike next month by Clark County school teachers were supportive of the action.
The new plan for the $125 million UNLV School of Medicine building includes a provision for a cadaver lab — a departure from the initial plans to rely on a virtual anatomy lab.
The UNLV School of Medicine has chosen University Medical Center trauma surgeon John Fildes to step into the role of interim dean.
The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center reports it is receiving more requests for support from survivors and others impacted by the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting on the Strip.
The lease agreement for the academic year will provide 1,300 beds to UNR students after the July 5 explosion in a boiler rendered two residence halls uninhabitable.
UNLV Provost Diane Chase will leave her position for a new role at Claremont Graduate University in California on Sept. 1.
In town hall-style meetings in Las Vegas, university officials seek to reassure nervous parents — with limited success.
The Art Institute of Las Vegas has been sold to a group of professors who have been in talks to buy the school since January.
The two meetings will address the concerns of students and families affected by the July 5 explosion that badly damaged two residential halls.
In 2016, accidents like suffocation or drowning were the leading cause of unnatural child deaths in Nevada.
Dean Barbara Atkinson of UNLV’s School of Medicine will transition from her current role to an advisory position by Sept. 1, a quicker timetable than previously announced.
A new option known as corequisite classes will roll out at UNLV this year to help meet the NSHE goal of completely replacing traditional stand-alone remedial classes by 2021.
University of Nevada, Reno, students displaced by the explosion that destroyed two campus residence halls could find themselves living in the Circus Circus casino in Reno.
Friday’s vote authorized UNLV acting President Marta Meana to move forward on the plan to sell $125 million in bonds issued by NSHE to build the 140,000-square-foot building.