Current Community Engagement News
MGM College Opportunity Program at UNLV offers a flexible and affordable way for the company's employees to complete their degrees.
UNLV psychologist Dr. Michelle Paul shares practical ways to put the hope back in the holiday season.
UNLV communication studies professor and social media researcher Natalie Pennington unveils the biggest online dealbreakers, cling makers, and tips for culling your contact list.
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Working with UNLV and Caesars Entertainment, Intel will provide state-of-the-art computing equipment and hands-on internships for UNLV students.
Libby Hausrath is one of just 10 scientists selected for NASA’s returned sample science team; will help decide which samples return to Earth from Mars 2020 mission.
Community Engagement In The News
Las Vegas has been in a constant state of reinvention, while its latest, as a citywide, family friendly amusement park, seems like its most inclusive. Las Vegas can hook you up, young, old and in-between. No longer is this desert town geared merely for adults only, with an inspired, evolved-to-iconic status ad campaign, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," but home too, to one of the nation's most exclusive shopping centers, Fashion Show, as well as its discount sister-stop, the Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. There are lots of outdoorsy activities (for fall through early spring), and the opportunity to indulge in five-star hotels and restaurants. Vegas is also a world-class concert venue and convention destination.
Chalk silhouettes drawn along the valley’s roads caught the attention of many locals and tourists. The silhouettes are part of the “Dusk to Dawn” campaign aimed at raising awareness about pedestrian safety in the city and according to authorities, the 91 outlines represent pedestrians who have been hit by vehicles and died between January 2018 and June 2019.
In May 2008, when Christina Randall was released from prison after serving nearly three years for battery, robbery and escape, she had nothing but $30 and the brand-new, ill-fitting clothes on her back. She took up in a women’s shelter in South Florida, eight hours away from her friends and family, with a plan to start fresh.
China has approved its first homegrown Alzheimer’s treatment — a novel drug based on algae, and the first breakthrough since 2003 in a field that has frustrated scientists and drug companies for decades.
Several dozen middle schoolers played video games and toured the esports arena at the Luxor casino-resort this week as part of a new program working to get girls excited about careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
On an evening in August, Kenneth Dorsey received a long-awaited notice in the mail from the Clark County Election Department: his voter registration card.