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Current Community Engagement News

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Business and Community | October 5, 2021

“We Need to Talk” series resumes in-person Nov. 3 with a focus on the Asian American community’s positive impact in Nevada and ways to combat anti-Asian hate.

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Business and Community | October 1, 2021

UNLV Incubator at Hughes Center will help students bridge the gap between a big idea and a marketable business.

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Business and Community | October 1, 2021

From professionals to weekend warriors, UNLV Health Sports Medicine Clinic gets active people back in game shape.

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Business and Community | September 30, 2021

The associate dean of UNLV’s Boyd School of Law balances a variety of roles to serve the community and state.

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Business and Community | September 30, 2021

UNLV’s Director of Service Learning and Leadership works to guide students in serving the community.

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Business and Community | September 28, 2021

Housekeeping robots and meltable bedsheets are no longer the stuff of sci-fi. Here's how UNLV and industry partners are helping to steady a shaken hospitality industry through innovative product development.

Community Engagement In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 4, 2021

A Las Vegas autism services nonprofit is fundraising for more staff following its takeover of a medical therapy and diagnostic center.

Voice of America
October 4, 2021

Like many others, Azra Ozdemir’s parents sent her off on the first day of school with the usual sage advice about doing well so she could get into a good college.

Newswise
October 4, 2021

It’s still nearly 90 degrees in Las Vegas, so it makes sense if thoughts of winter seem far out of the picture.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 4, 2021

It’s always tough to predict how severe a flu season will be, and this year is no different, with health experts seeing signs both good and bad.

Las Vegas Sun
October 4, 2021

Zooming to the future.

Neuroscience News
October 4, 2021

tudy shows chronic hyperglycemia impairs working memory performance and alters fundamental aspects of working memory brain networks. The findings strengthen the link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.

Recent Community Engagement Accomplishments

October 31, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) and Tamara Marino (Community Engagement) presented at the recent Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities annual conference in Philadelphia. Their presentation was titled "Grounding Service-Learning Theory and Practice in Las Vegas." Additionally, Satterwhite presented three concurrent...
March 13, 2018
Kyle Kaalberg (Office of the President) and Sue DiBella (Community Engagement) are the recipients of this year's Graduate College Distinguished Service Medallion. The medallion is awarded to those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in service to the Graduate College and its students.
July 21, 2016
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 — ...