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Vice President Joe Biden to visit UNLV

Posted at 8:16 AM, Mar 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-30 20:56:45-04
UPDATE: Vice President Joe Biden will stop at UNLV on April 7 to promote the "It's On Us” awareness campaign. UNLV is one of three university sites for bi-partisan, student-focused events next week. Lady Gaga is expected to attend. 
Vice President Joe Biden will be visiting the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the week of April 4 to deliver remarks about the importance of preventing sexual assault on college campuses, according to a White House press release.
Biden will be traveling to other college campuses as well, including the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Colorado, Boulder as part of the It's On Us Week of Action.
The exact date of Biden's visit has yet to be announced.
It's On Us is a campaign against sexual assault that was started by President Obama in 2014. The campaign gathered a second wind after Vice President Biden made a special appearance at this year's Academy Awards 
For more information about the campaign, click here. If you've experienced a sexual assault, please visit https://www.notalone.gov for resources.