From Dean Sara

  • Dean Sara Gordon
    10/22/2021 - In July of this year, a few months before the City of Las Vegas commemorated the fourth anniversary of the October 1 shooting, the Center for Disease Control released its most recent statistics on the number of firearm deaths in the United States. In 2019, there were 39,707 firearm-related deaths in the United... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    10/15/2021 - Last year, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians reached an historic agreement with UNLV and committed $9 million to support course development, faculty, and programs at both the William F. Harrah... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    10/08/2021 - Social justice has been part of the core mission of the Boyd School of Law since we opened our doors over 20 years ago. Through the work of its Community Service Program, the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic, and student organizations whose missions reflect a commitment to... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    10/01/2021 - Since we graduated our charter class in 2001, the law school has watched our graduates go on to do remarkable things. Our alums are lawyers, judges, industry executives, and legislators, and all are an asset to their communities both in Nevada and around the country. One of those extraordinary graduates is Dr.... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    09/24/2021 - More than twenty years ago, the law school was founded with a mission that emphasized the importance of community involvement and service.  Our students leave Boyd with a strong and deep commitment to service and we are always gratified to see our students and faculty leading in efforts to serve the communities... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    09/17/2021 - Since the law school was founded, Boyd’s Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic has represented and helped members of our community during some of the most difficult of times in their lives. In matters related to immigration, juvenile justice and education, and family advocacy, among others, our students and faculty have... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    09/10/2021 - One of the best parts about welcoming a new class to the law school is learning about all of the interesting things they did before they got here. This year, we have been joined by teachers and nurses, veterans and college athletes, a census worker, and even a park ranger.  The diversity of experiences and... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    09/08/2021 - One of the things that I enjoy most as a professor and now as Dean is learning about the many successes of our Boyd alums. There are now more than 2,500 Boyd alumnae serving their communities in Nevada and throughout the country and this week, I would like to congratulate the following Boyd alums on their recent... read more
  • Dean Sara Gordon
    08/27/2021 - This week, we were so pleased to welcome new students and welcome back returning students to Boyd for what promises to be another interesting year. The start of a new academic year always reminds us how grateful we are to our students and to all of the Boyd community and how much we have missed them – never more... read more