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Upcoming Webinar: NIH MARC U-STAR Program

Posted: August 24, 2016

As a member of the Grants Resource Center (GRC), UNLV has access to webinars and other educational programs the GRC offers. This fall, the GRC is offering a webinar on the following program:

National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health: Maximizing Access to Research Careers – Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) 

New Leadership Series to Educate Community Leaders on Effective Governance, Sound Public Policy

Posted: August 24, 2016

New Leadership Series to Educate Community Leaders on Effective Governance, Sound Public Policy

LAS VEGAS - August 24, 2016 - Today, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber Foundation and the UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs announce its new partnership, the Public Policy Leadership Series (PPL).  This new five-week course is designed to educate community leaders, particularly those interested in serving in public office or shaping public policy, on policy issues and engage in discussions to enhance personal leadership and communication development.  

New Leadership Series to Educate Community Leaders on Effective Governance, Sound Public Policy

Posted: August 24, 2016

New Leadership Series to Educate Community Leaders on Effective Governance, Sound Public Policy

LAS VEGAS - August 24, 2016 - Today, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber Foundation and the UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs announce its new partnership, the Public Policy Leadership Series (PPL).  This new five-week course is designed to educate community leaders, particularly those interested in serving in public office or shaping public policy, on policy issues and engage in discussions to enhance personal leadership and communication development.  

Administrative Faculty Development Day

Posted: August 17, 2016

Mark your calendars for Administrative Development Day happening on Tuesday, September 13 in the Student Union Ballroom.  Through this annual event, administrative faculty have an opportunity to come together and participate in professional development.  This year's theme, "Getting the Best Out of Yourself" will offer  networking opportunities, exciting prizes, and most importantly, a chance to engage in two thought-provoking presentations - "You: The Art of Career Performance" and "Just Keep Swimming . . .".       

DesertSol Featured on Vegas PBS’s Outside Nevada

Posted: August 17, 2016

DesertSol was recently featured on Vegas PBS’s Outside Nevada episode 24.

 

UNLV Research Aims to Offer Instant Snapshot of Eating Habits

Posted: August 17, 2016

“Eat right” — it’s usually one of the first bits of advice doled out to any dieter.

But counting every calorie and tracking grams of sugar and fat in a diet can be a hassle, one many dieters put off or avoid entirely.

UNLV researchers believe they can help people make that commitment. A team of three professors is working to use sensors, small cameras and other imaging technology to analyze the content of the food on people’s plates, giving users a quick snapshot of what’s being put in their bodies.

Engineering Student Learns the Value of Improvising Through an International Internship Experience

Posted: August 17, 2016

Mario Verduzco knew only a couple of things as he flew to Costa Rica in January for a four-month study-abroad/ internship experience: He’d be working at a recycling center, and the owners had a project for him.

The project turned out to be one of the most challenging experiences of the Las Vegas native and electrical engineering junior’s life. It wasn’t so much the project itself – but the conditions under which he had to do it.

Urban Affairs College Co-Sponsor of Presidential Debate Lecture Series

Posted: August 16, 2016

Five prominent U.S. scholars who study, teach, research, and publish on various topics related to presidential debates will visit the UNLV campus beginning Sept. 8, 2016. The lecture series is co-sponsored by the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, UNLV Libraries, and the UNLV Presidential Debate Campus Engagement Committee.

The lecture series is free and open to the public. UNLV-TV will record the event and the video will be housed on the UNLV Libraries Digital Scholarship institutional repository. 

Urban Affairs College Co-Sponsor of Presidential Debate Lecture Series

Posted: August 16, 2016

Five prominent U.S. scholars who study, teach, research, and publish on various topics related to presidential debates will visit the UNLV campus beginning Sept. 8, 2016. The lecture series is co-sponsored by the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, UNLV Libraries, and the UNLV Presidential Debate Campus Engagement Committee.

The lecture series is free and open to the public. UNLV-TV will record the event and the video will be housed on the UNLV Libraries Digital Scholarship institutional repository. 

NCT Opens Season Sept. 2 with 'Bomb-itty of Errors'

Posted: August 15, 2016

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre opens its 2016-17 season Sept. 2 with Bomb-itty of Errors — by Jordan Allen-Dutton, Jason Catalano, Gregory J. Oaiyum, Jeffrey Oaiyum, and Erik Weiner — in the Judy Bayley Theatre. Christopher Edwards directs.

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