In his Dec. 2 letter, Evan Blythin makes good sense in terms of sharing programs — especially sports programs — by the two universities in Reno and Las Vegas. But I don’t believe rabid sports fans will really be listening.
Where he goes wrong, however, is his suggestion that UNR should focus on a medical school, while UNLV should focus on a law school.
The population of Las Vegas is just too large to be without a strong medical school. Medical schools do much more than simply train doctors. They provide