The Washoe County School District is dealing with issues related to in-person start to the school year, including 44 COVID-19 cases as well as wildfire smoke causing air quality concerns.
Julie joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in July 2019 as a reporter for The View, covering the southwest/Henderson area. She grew up in southern California, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. She worked as an education and health reporter at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho for eight years. Before that, she was an education and county government reporter for two years at the Elko Daily Free Press in Elko, Nev.
The virtual event Thursday included guest panelists who delved into what’s happening nationally with conversations about statues and other historical markers.
The University of Nevada, Reno, announced the hiring of Brian Sandoval on Thursday before the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted to approve him.
Since school started Aug. 24, some children have been sitting outside the Indian Springs Library or near the school in 100-degree-plus weather trying to find a more reliable internet signal.
Jorge “Fabian” Trejo-Ibarra, 18, is in remission after being diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s lymphoma during his junior year at Bonanza High School in Las Vegas.
Task Force Initiative for Educator’s Safety and Screening (T.I.E.S.) is a free COVID-19 testing and monitoring program announced Monday by the Nevada Department of Education.
The Nevada Higher System of Education Board of Regents approved a four-year contract for Kumud Acharya, who was appointed interim president in September 2019.
In a message on UNR’s website, President Marc Johnson issued a stern warning about students partying off campus without practicing social distancing or wearing masks.
The board decided in a split 5-1 vote on Thursday night to rename the central Las Vegas school, which was built in 1956.
Melody Rose started Sept. 1 as chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. She has 25 years of higher education experience and was previously chancellor of the Oregon university system.
A search committee will interview the finalists next week at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Nevada State College in Henderson announced on Twitter that it is beginning the search process for a new president and search forums are scheduled for Oct. 1.
UNLV knocked $50 off a facilities fee to compensate for limited access to some services because of COVID-19, but some students say the discount isn’t enough.
The regents hired an outside attorney with Title IX experience to provide “advice and counsel” regarding the incident involving Chief of Staff Dean Gould at an Aug. 7 meeting.