Current Community Engagement News
UNLV psychology professor Stephen D. Benning offers tips on staying safe and sane during the coronavirus pandemic.
UNLV's Student Counseling and Psychological Services offers tips and resources for managing stress, isolation at this difficult time.
UNLV communication professor Emma Bloomfield on breaking through scientific misinformation
Do you turn your back when someone offers you a hand, a kiss or a hug? Public health professor Brian Labus
UNLV Honors College student Nathalie Martinez reflects on the stories and impact of Latinex artists.
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
Community Engagement In The News
For the first time in nearly six decades, Las Vegas casinos will go dark — shutting down for at least 30 days in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Questions for Nevada Rep. Susie Lee and local officials during a tele-town hall Tuesday reflected the palpable anxiety in Southern Nevada — and that was before Nevada announced the closures of non-essential businesses for 30 days.
As residents begin to grapple with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Southern Nevadans are coming to terms with not only the dangers of this novel coronavirus, but how it’s impacting their daily lives.
We've heard the messages for a few days: practice social distancing and stay at home to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Here's why people need to take them seriously.
A team of communication and journalism researchers recently published a study about sources of information and vaccination intention in the Atlantic Journal of Communication. The team included Carolyn A. Lin, a professor of communication, and Xiaowen Xu, a doctoral candidate in communication, both of UConn; and Linda Dam, a journalism professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Lin discussed the evolving role of communication and how it can influence our health care decisions with UConn Today.
UNLV faculty and student leaders are using some kids’ favorite things to get them energized about science and the possibility of a career in STEM during the university’s annual Rebel Science Camp.