Current Community Engagement News
Grant trains UNLV students to teach science concepts to more than 4,000 local elementary students.
Funds will help food pantry staff purchase food, equipment, and a new online ordering system, and expand nutrition education to the community.
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.
UNLV Spanish professor Deborah Arteaga volunteers to provide valuable medical interpretation services to under-served patients.
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.
Undergraduate Francisco Valenzuela spearheaded drives that resulted in the donation of more than 7,500 pairs of socks and underwear to The Shade Tree.
Community Engagement In The News
Life and how we interact with each other has changed a lot lately.
One of the biggest payouts on the Las Vegas Strip could come from your mind - not from a poker table or slot machine.
A vaccine is likely our best bet for stopping the spread of COVID-19. But since that’s still likely a long way off, one of a few next-best strategies for slowing the transmission of the coronavirus is contact tracing.
Arts are an expression of creativity.
Dr. Melva Thompson-Robinson knows the data on the disparate impact of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 on African Americans and other minorities. Her key concern is how racism and unconscious bias continue to act as an accelerant of the pandemic.
The question of whether the general public should wear masks when heading outside has lingered for weeks as health officials across the country have scrambled to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus — a pandemic that worsened through the month of March and with no end yet in sight.