In The News: Office of Community Engagement
For Aaron Tippetts, the college degree he earned after four years of diligent work at UNLV has opened doors — 15 to be exact.
The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) will receive a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to create a Tier-1 university transportation center (UTC) to improve rail infrastructure in Nevada and throughout the country, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced late last week.
The top 64 teams were announced this week for the NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament, and UNLV is among them. The team amassed a 27-3 record this year, and was ranked 33rd in the nation before the tournament brackets were announced.
Actors help UNLV nursing students simulate difficult real-life encounters
Technology park developer: ‘Together, we can make a major difference’
Nevada Court of Appeals hears arguments at UNLV
No iron benefit from eating placenta, study finds
Lou Ruvo Center and UNLV Team Up to Improve Health Care Interior Design
Tourists come to Las Vegas to get married, party, gamble — and sometimes all of the above. So how can a bunch of bones that are millions of years old compete? One Las Vegas museum hopes to bring the thrill factors to natural history with a new, hands-on laboratory. Guests who witness Dr. Josh Bonde at work may not feel like they’ve arrived in Jurassic Park, but the paleontologist hopes they’ll be awed by a visit to the Las Vegas Natural History Museum.
About 290 million years ago, a four-legged reptile with three toes on each of its back feet strolled across the mucky land, the waves of a tidal flat likely lapping near its feet, a new study finds.
For years, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open field has included PGA Tour golfers who played for UNLV coach Dwaine Knight. They have had a lot of success in the tournament, including in 2012 when Ryan Moore became the first former Rebel to win the hometown trophy. This year, a partnership between UNLV and Shriners tournament management has expanded dramatically and is much more than solely a showcase for the program’s talent.
Las Vegas’ top hospitality and business executives, chefs and community leaders two-stepped the night away at “Square Dancing on the Strip,” the fifth annual fundraiser for Las Vegas Business Academy (LVBA), founded in 2011 by Rino Armeni. More than 400 guests joined the LVBA under the starry sky on T-Mobile Arena’s Toshiba Plaza to raise scholarship funds for University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) students pursuing a law degree (JD) or Masters degree in hospitality administration (MHA), engineering (MEng) or business administration (MBA).