LAS VEGAS (AP) — Activists seeking higher wages for fast-food workers and adjunct professors rallied at college campuses and McDonald's restaurants in Las Vegas as part of a coordinated nationwide series of protests.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education has named UNLV History professor David Holland as Nevada's professor of the year. We talk to him about what makes a good college teacher and about his interest in religious history.
UNLV professor Brian Hedlund and his team received a huge grant to study microbial ecology in China. A professor known for trudging through hot springs in a T-shirt and backwards baseball cap, Brian Hedlund explains his research in Nevada, and how he's drawing students into the microbe world with field trips.