In The News: Office of Community Engagement

The Daily Dot
September 8, 2017

Hailey Dawson, a seven-year-old girl with a rare defect that left her without three fingers on her right hand, wants to throw out the first pitch at every MLB ballpark. Today, her dream got a lot closer to reality.

Fox News
September 8, 2017

A team of more than 25 University of Nevada, Las Vegas students completed a solar house they designed for an international competition in Denver.

News Medical
August 31, 2017

Lunch - a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults. Whether you're a parent filling your child's lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 29, 2017

One of the driving forces of southern Nevada’s economic rebound in recent years has been the record-setting pace of Las Vegas visitation, which last year peaked at 42.9 million. While the majority of visitors come to Las Vegas to enjoy eating, shopping, dancing, gambling and partaking in the wide array of amenities the destination offers, for millions of people the primary reason for visiting Las Vegas is to do business.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 28, 2017

Students in UNLV’s accounting program have big shoes to fill in the new school year after five graduates took home the grand prize in a national competition.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 28, 2017

As a new academic year begins, a renowned college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is set to celebrate its 50th year. For half a century, the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration has served as a living laboratory for its students, producing thousands of educated workers for the hotel and hospitality industries while setting itself apart as one of the best in the world. The college was founded in 1967 to help supply an educated workforce for the fast-growing Strip.

Las Vegas Sun
August 28, 2017

Monday is the start of the fall semester at UNLV, and this year it has special meaning.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 28, 2017

This isn’t your average microscope.
Carrying a price tag of nearly $1 million, a high-speed, laser-scanning microscope — the first of its kind in the state — will be coming to UNLV next spring.

Las Vegas Sun
August 18, 2017

Emmy Awards are often the shining point of a career for those in broadcast media. A group of UNLV journalism students netted the prestigious award for work they conducted before graduating college.

Fox 6 Now
July 21, 2017

Every year, the Valley roadways see preventable fatalities involving young people. The UNLV campus had displayed a crash caused by impaired driving. The visualization is meant to bring awareness to the consequences of teens driving impaired.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 14, 2017

Twelve high school students stood inside a classroom at UNLV, each facing a laptop and timer on a chair. Matt Gomez, the debate lab leader, instructed the students to set the timer for five minutes and pull up the lengthy evidence files on their screens.

Northern Nevada Business Weekly
June 23, 2017

A diverse group of accomplished and renowned experts in various industries were recently announced as keynote speakers for the third-annual Nevada Economic Development Conference (NVEDC), taking place on Sept. 11-13 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Presented by the UNLV Center for Business & Economic Research, the University of Nevada at Reno College of Business and Western Nevada Development District, the conference aims to "build a stronger Nevada in a global economy" by bringing together attendees from economic developers to elected and appointed officials, business owners, utilities, banks, educators, manufacturers, mining industry professionals, transportation representatives, agribusiness and all of those interested in connecting with Nevada's economic development network.