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UNLV is a doctoral-degree- granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. Learn more at UNLV.edu.

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Demonstrators outside the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 21 called on the Republican-controlled Senate not to confirm a new justice until the next president is in office. Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images

Unlike US, Europe picks top judges with bipartisan approval to create ideologically balanced high courts

The Supreme Court doesn't have to be so polarized. Many European countries make judicial appointments in a term-limited, intentionally depoliticized way to promote consensus and compromise.
Artist’s rendition of NASA’s 2020 Mars rover collecting rocks with its robotic arm. NASA

Meteorites from Mars contain clues about the red planet’s geology

Martian meteorites allow scientists here on Earth to decode that planet's geology, more than a decade before the first missions are scheduled to bring rocks back home from Mars.
Sebenarnya menyentuh wajah itu wajar, tapi dapat menyebarkan penyakit. Josep Curto/Shutterstock.com

Berhenti menyentuh wajah itu susah. Bagaimana caranya agar tidak terkena wabah COVID-19?

Penelitian telah menunjukkan bahwa beberapa orang menyentuh wajah mereka hingga 23 kali dalam satu jam. Berikut beberapa cara untuk berhenti dari kebiasaan tersebut.
Tocarse la cara es un gesto natural, pero propaga los gérmenes. Hay formas de parar. Josep Curto/Shutterstock.com

Cómo dejar de tocarse la cara para minimizar la propagación del coronavirus (y otros gérmenes)

Algunas personas se tocan la cara hasta 23 veces cada hora, a pesar de que ese gesto propaga los gérmenes, como el coronavirus. Damos algunas pautas para dejar de hacerlo.
Paul Maginn

What happens in Vegas … why consent matters in ‘Sin City’ and other sex tourism cities

Just because a space is hyper-sexualised doesn't mean consent doesn't matter. In fact, it becomes even more important that everyone understands and observes agreed boundaries.
Erica Cisneros helps her daughters, Emilia and Eden, with their schoolwork at their home on March 18, 2020 in San Anselmo, California. Getty Images/Ezra Shaw

How do we protect ourselves at home during coronavirus, and what if someone has been exposed? 4 questions answered

Before schools and workplaces closed, people could have been exposed. How do we best manage that?
Il est naturel de se toucher le visage, mais cela propage les germes. Il existe des façons de se défaire de cette habitude. Shutterstock

Coronavirus: il faut cesser de se toucher le visage. Voici comment

Des études ont montré que certains se touchent le visage jusqu'à 23 fois par heure. Or, cela propage des germes, tels que le coronavirus. Voici quelques moyens d'y mettre un terme.
Touching one’s face is natural, but it spreads germs. There are ways to stop. Josep Curto/Shutterstock.com

How to stop touching your face to minimize spread of coronavirus and other germs

Studies have shown that some people touch their faces as often as 23 times an hour. Some studies have also shown that face-touching spreads germs, such as the coronavirus. Here are some ways to stop.
Empty shelves can freak out shoppers of all ages. Jeremy Hogan / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

4 ways to help kids relax as the coronavirus upends everyday life

Families should establish new daily routines, avoid bombarding children with current events or exposing them to misinformation, and practice basic methods that keep anxiety in check.
President Donald Trump, right, and Anthony Fauci, director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a meeting on March 3 about the coronavirus outbreak. Getty/Brendan Smialowski/AFP

If I get sick with coronavirus, can Donald Trump make me stay home?

The US has public health agencies at the federal, state and local level. The spread of coronavirus is putting those agencies in the spotlight. What roles does each play and how are they coordinated?
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, bumps elbows with a worker at the seafood counter March 3, 2020, in Seattle’s International District. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Love in the time of the coronavirus: Do you turn your back when someone offers you a hand, a kiss or a hug?

At least temporarily, a kiss is no longer just a kiss. It could pass coronavirus. Even the French have suggested a ban on their traditional greeting. An expert explains why this is necessary.
Rather than cooking up a storm, the Culinary’s role in the Democratic primary could be a recipe for success. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

The Culinary Union of Nevada takes a pass on endorsing – here’s why that may be a winning political strategy

An ugly spat involving some supporters of Bernie Sanders harkens back to old tropes about the labor movement. But the Culinary is showing itself to be a model for unions in the 'right-to-work' era.
Democratic presidential candidates (L-R): Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) on Feb. 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Getty Images/Mario Tama

Nevada debate highlights: The dance of women leaders and limited economic opportunity

In the first debate featuring former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, scholars note the challenges facing women leaders and the diminishing power of labor unions.

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