In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Las Vegas Weekly
November 16, 2017

Today, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a research institution with nearly 30,000 students, a law school, a medical school, a top-ranked hospitality program and more than 15 varsity sports teams.

Komo News
November 15, 2017

It’s been less than eight weeks since the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the first research on the mental trauma suffered by those at the Route 91 country music festival has been completed.

Study Breaks
November 14, 2017

Amber Turner, a twenty-two-year-old undergraduate student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is probably busier than you. Turner, a first-generation minority student, is a senior studying Geology who put her collegiate studies on hold to partake in an eight-month internship working for NASA from January 2017 until August 2017.

Ed Prep Matters
November 14, 2017

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) College of Education has carefully cultivated relationships that generate support not only for its teacher candidates but for the needs of the Clark County School District (CCSD) and the broader surrounding community. The continuously evolving partnerships thrive thanks to a culture of collaboration around solving authentic problems in the community.

KNPR News
November 8, 2017

Let's go on a vacation. Or a business trip.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
September 21, 2017

UNLV Athletics and Learfield have partnered with From Now On to create the UNLV Rebel Athletics Gameday App. The free app is live and available to download now by searching “UNLV Gameday” in the iTunes and Google Play stores.

Fox News
September 21, 2017

The 7-year-old Las Vegas girl who made headlines for wanting to throw a pitch at every MLB ballpark will take the mound this fall to toss the ceremonial first pitch during Game 4 of the World Series. Hailey Dawson, who was born with Poland syndrome and uses a 3-D printed hand, has always loved baseball, FOX5 Vegas reported.

Las Vegas Sun
September 20, 2017

The group working to reinvigorate the Maryland Parkway corridor recommends dividing it into four distinct districts, linked by a high-capacity transit system.

KSNV-TV: News 3
September 20, 2017

UNLV has been receiving a lot of attention the past few weeks, celebrating six decades of scholarship. On a slightly smaller scale, the university library's "Special Collections Department" is noting its Golden Anniversary

Builder
September 19, 2017

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2017 Solar Decathlon team will be building an age-in-place home that both echoes back to Vegas’ mid-century modern home style and looks to the future of sustainable housing.

Las Vegas Sun
September 19, 2017

The UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park in the southwest valley appears ready to begin construction on a new building. Representatives of the Gardner Co., a Utah-based developer that signed onto the project northeast of Sunset Road and Durango Drive last year, said work should begin before the end of the year.

Las Vegas Sun
September 18, 2017

UNLV is the first major university to offer an academic course and lab centered on esports.