UNLV’s Office of Community Engagement seeks to support, facilitate, and promote collaboration, partnership, and engagement between the university and its many constituent groups.

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The Office of Community Engagement 2019 Awards are open November 1, 2018 to February 3, 2019. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Virtually every department, unit, and group on the UNLV campus is involved in community engagement in some way. Whether it’s a student organization that volunteers, research that helps solve a community problem, or a class that offers personal enrichment, opportunities abound for our campus to connect with the community.

Office of Community Engagement 2019 Awards

The Office of Community Engagement 2019 Awards are open November 1, 2018 to February 3, 2019. Please visit the Awards page to learn more and to apply.

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Members of the campus and the external communities are forming wonderful partnerships for the greater good. Find out about the many ways to connect and collaborate.

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UNLV’s Top Tier strategic planning effort identified Action Plans for the institution’s development of community partnerships and engagement. These action plans are guiding institutional goal setting in this area.


Learn about just a sampling of the places on campus that offer engagement opportunities.

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A portrait of George Rhee, a professor of physics and astronomy at UNLV.
Jan. 4, 2019

UNLV physicist developed a calculator to compute the significance of using renewables in a warming world.

UNLV students carrying boxes of gifts
Dec. 28, 2018

A collection of news stories from 2018 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

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Dec. 21, 2018

The university's supporters created some fabulous memories by giving gifts that allow the university to grow, help students to succeed, and set an example of community collaboration. Here are just a few highlights.

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Dec. 20, 2018

UNLV, community organizations team up for free program to turn Christmas trees into mulch; more than 15,000 trees recycled in 2017.

UNLV dental professor reviewing data with student
Dec. 19, 2018

University joins the ranks of just 130 institutions nationwide classified by Carnegie as “very high research activity” – or R1 – the gold standard for university research metrics.

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