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Great Basin College targeting more consolidation with UNR, but not ‘merger’

The proposal would more deeply integrate so-called “shared services” between the two institutions, expanding on a list of more than a dozen such services at GBC already handled by UNR.


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Career hub in Vegas seeks to tackle high youth unemployment with virtual reality

Getting a glimpse of career fields through a virtual reality lens is just one of the unique components of the Employ NV Youth Hub and Teen Zone located inside the West Charleston Library in Las Vegas. Clark County commissioners and various Nevada elected officials attended the hub’s grand opening ceremony earlier this month to discuss employment opportunities for young adults ages 16 to 24.

As more faculty leave Nevada colleges, who will replace them? 

But as the incentives to stay or enter higher education have diminished, faculty and administrators told The Nevada Independent they’ve seen a visible rise in faculty and staff leaving their institutions or fleeing higher education altogether — and a pipeline of new talent that bears little resemblance to its pre-pandemic form. 

Where can Nevada students find free meals this summer?

In Clark County, free summer meals will be available to children and teens who are 18 or younger regardless of whether they are enrolled in the district. In some districts, service will be more limited, but there may be food banks or other programs filling in the gaps.

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