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Current Community Engagement News

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Business and Community | May 16, 2019
Students and faculty lead programs to improve lives in Southern Nevada.
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Campus News | May 13, 2019

UNLV Public Health researcher offers pool tips to keep kids safe as they try to beat the heat.

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Arts and Culture | May 10, 2019

This season marks the center's 44th.

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Arts and Culture | May 10, 2019

Graduating art major Zhe Zhang turns her gaze to UNLV's campus.

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Campus News | May 8, 2019
Wherein we take a tour of the biggest stories at UNLV — literally.
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Campus News | May 8, 2019

Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.

Community Engagement In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 13, 2019

If you suffer from springtime allergies, here is some news your nose already knows: Pollen season isn’t over yet in the Las Vegas Valley.

New York Times
May 13, 2019

On a recent very warm Saturday afternoon, just a few blocks northeast of a string of ramshackle chapels offering Elvis-themed weddings on Las Vegas Boulevard, the novelist Tommy Orange was discussing the critical reception given to “There There,” his polyphonic novel about contemporary Native Americans.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
May 13, 2019

This Saturday, thousands of UNLV students will celebrate graduation. And one of those students is a trailblazer. Clayton Rhodes is about to become the first student with Down Syndrome to graduate with a 4-year certificate from UNLV.

Casino.buzz
May 13, 2019

The new evolving technologies have immense potentials and can significantly contribute to the casino and gaming sector. To advance innovation and research, casino and gambling giant Caesars Entertainment has partnered with the University of Las Vegas to develop a casino innovation hub on the university’s southwest campus.

VegasSlotsOnline.com
April 30, 2019

Caesars is joining with the University of Las Vegas (UNLV) in an exciting new project, the Black Fire Innovation Casino in southwest Las Vegas, which will be a hub for education.

Yahoo!
April 30, 2019

Former Vice President Al Gore is in Las Vegas today. Gore will speak at UNLV at an event on climate change. It starts at 3 p.m. at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. The discussion is open to the public but the ticketed event is at capacity.

Recent Community Engagement Accomplishments

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 — ...