Author: Ric Anderson

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Amanda Sloat calls herself a poster child for studying abroad, as a trip to the United Kingdom during college set her on a path to... [Read More]
When will UNLV start looking for a new president? Will Gov. Brian Sandoval be the university's next leader? Those were among the issues Chancellor Thom... [Read More]
Imagine if the U.S. invaded a country, conquered it after a savage conflict and gained about half of that nation's territory in the treaty that... [Read More]
For all of the new plan's support, it hasn't fixed a major part of what's broken about the medical school — the loss of millions... [Read More]
She takes over the university at a tense time after the departure of former President Len Jessup, who resigned amid criticism by Nevada System... [Read More]
For many children in Las Vegas, the recession isn't over. Not even close. Some are homeless, some will have their only meals at school, some... [Read More]
If the March for Our Lives message resonates in Nevada this fall, the state's failure to implement universal background checks on gun purchases could cost... [Read More]
Jacob Thompson has transformed UNLV from a startup to a top 10 program that competes against — and has defeated — heavyweights like Harvard, Emory,... [Read More]
Len Jessup says his lasting memories from UNLV include a number of big-splash moments, such as celebrations of fundraising and enrollment milestones as well as... [Read More]
The votes have been counted and the results posted, so the primary battle between Steve Sisolak and Chris Giunchigliani is technically over. But it's not... [Read More]
A lawsuit over Nevada's 2016 ballot question on expanded background checks for firearms purchases boiled down to a central question Tuesday during a hearing on... [Read More]
Sen. Dean Heller needs to appeal to NRA supporters to increase his chances of winning the June 12 primary, but he runs a risk in... [Read More]
He's a newcomer to politics, and his academic experience in higher education is limited to a nine-week photojournalism program at Syracuse University, for which he... [Read More]
Although Tuesday was the final day of standard registration to vote in the June 12 primary election, voters shouldn't despair. There are still plenty of... [Read More]
The turmoil surrounding UNLV President Len Jessup in recent weeks spilled directly into the university's School of Medicine, where Dean Barbara Atkinson found herself facing... [Read More]
At last Tuesday's meeting of the UNLV Foundation, members were told that Chancellor Thom Reilly was encouraging them to speak with him about the future... [Read More]
Not here. Not now. Not ever. That was the loud-and-clear message from more than 100 Sun readers who responded to a recent invitation to ... [Read More]
The tone was civil and the exchanges were polite, but the crowd's questions and comments carried an underlying message of concern about the state officials'... [Read More]
For Adele Morris, the Obama administration's actions on climate change were a concern. It wasn't that Morris opposed the intent of the administration's moves —... [Read More]
Alarmed by what they feared was movement toward easing Nevada lawmakers' long-standing opposition to the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, opponents of ... [Read More]
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