In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Altenergymag.com
April 21, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 is only eight months away, but the competing teams have been hard at work for more than a year. Competition organizers recently reviewed team design development drawings, which reflect about 90% completion of the design details.

Augusta Free Press
April 21, 2017

The U.S. Department of Transportation in December announced $300 million for grants to be associated with Tier-1 University Transportation Centers. Virginia Tech is a key member of the Rail Research University Transportation Center, along with the University of Delaware and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

KNPR News
April 21, 2017

Elissa Lafranconi might be done with undergraduate work at UNLV, but she’s still putting down roots on campus.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 21, 2017

An expanded and more robust partnership might be on the horizon for UNLV and the Cleveland Clinic.

Poker Central
April 21, 2017

Students attending the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Las Vegas drafted legislative language for the Nevada Senate to allow for pari-mutuel wagering on poker tournaments, eSports or any other event not classified as a horse race, dog race or sporting event.

Las Vegas Sun
April 21, 2017

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, center, laughs during a ceremony at UNLV Thursday, April 20, 2017. With Reid are Daniel Hamilton, left, dean of the law school, and Reid’s wife, Landra. Reid was officially named as the first distinguished fellow in law and policy at UNLV’s Boyd Law School.

Heals Headlines
April 21, 2017

Dr. Mark Dubrouva, a Las Vegas ophthalmologist, is a Nevada System of Higher Education regent and member of the UNLV School of Medicine’s Community Advisory Board, so he has a unique perspective on medical education in Nevada.

Associated Press
March 30, 2017

A highly praised and proudly off-beat literary magazine, where contributors have ranged from Nick Hornby and Anne Carson to Leslie Jamison and Daniel Handler, is changing ownership.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 28, 2017

Jarret Keene is a fan of the apocalypse.

He’s edited books about it, played music about it, and now he’s giving a talk about it.

Los Angeles Times
March 24, 2017

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Metropolis
March 24, 2017

At the 10th annual Radical Innovation Awards, two worthy finalists presented their visions for the future of hospitality.

Laboratory Equipment
March 24, 2017

Findings from the first comprehensive study on the oral health of a population in transition from a foraging, wild-food diet to an agriculture-based diet indicate that oral health is affected not just by diet, but also by gender and behavior differences between men and women.