Report: College Grad Rates Lagging For Nevada LatinosResearchers from Georgetown University found that 34 percent of Latinos don't graduate from high school, compared to five percent of white students.
UNLV Libraries Receive Two GrantsThe first grant, for $49,400, will fund the digitization of the Las Vegas Age, which ran from 1905-1947, and the region's first newspaper. The second grant, for $5,500 will be used to digitize the minutes from the City of Las Vegas Commission from 1911-1960, as well as city ordinances from 1911-1958.
Reno Man Denied New Trial in 2008 Rape, Murder Near UNRA judge in Reno has refused to grant a new trial for a man sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student nearly eight years ago.
5 Tips On How To Beat SenioritisNearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.
Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On CampusThis week's standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For RivalriesWith Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.
Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State's Resurrection As Playoff ContenderIf you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.
Heisman Watch: Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With AbdullahThis week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
College Football Spotlight: No. 1 Mississippi State With Something To Prove At AlabamaAt Mississippi State, this week is an opportunity to prove to the college football world their bubble is not easy to pop. Mississippi State has won at LSU. They have handled defending SEC champion Auburn. They are ranked number one in the country, yet they still have something to prove.
How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our ServicemembersFrom providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.
Heisman Watch: TCU's Trevone Boykin This Year's Hidden GemTCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.