Jennifer Keene and Takashi Yamashita (Sociology) recently completed the Nevada Volunteerism Research Initiative 2015 Survey Report. Nevada’s volunteer participation rate (20.7%) is one of the lowest and currently ranked 49th in the nation. The initiated team was — led by professor Jennifer Keene and assisted by professor Takashi Yamashita — reached out 1,530 Nevadans who volunteered with local nonprofit organizations in 2015. The online survey was administered to learn about volunteers’ motivations, incentives and barriers to volunteerism in Nevada. For the survey results and more information visit the project website.