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2020 Community Engagement Awards

The university recognizes faculty and student for their work to improve the wellbeing of Southern Nevadans.

In This Series

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Campus News | May 28, 2020
Undergraduate Francisco Valenzuela spearheaded drives that resulted in the donation of more than 7,500 pairs of socks and underwear to The Shade Tree.
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Research | May 28, 2020
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
People | May 28, 2020
UNLV Spanish professor Deborah Arteaga volunteers to provide valuable medical interpretation services to under-served patients.
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People | May 28, 2020
Professor Elena Gandía García created a service-learning class to address the need for medical interpretation services for the Lied Pediatric Clinic and served as a mentor to colleagues.

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Business and Community | September 1, 2020
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