In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 24, 2017

Josh Bonde is a professor of paleontology at UNLV and is on the board of directors of the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, where he is in charge of the research side of projects.

KNPR News
March 24, 2017

Many of the remaining Las Vegas civil rights pioneers gathered at the Westside School last week for the premiere of a documentary that chronicles Southern Nevada’s African-American community.

Newswise
March 24, 2017

UNLV’s William F. Harrah Hotel College was recently ranked the world’s best for hospitality and leisure. The annual QS World University Rankings highlight top-performing programs in 46 disciplines and this year added Hospitality & Leisure Management as one of four new “by subject” categories.

Oakdene House Foundation
March 24, 2017

Dr. Bo Bernhard, one of the world’s leading figures in the study of gambling addiction and the executive director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas’s International Gaming Institute was recently in Sydney as part of a two-week trade mission to Australia.

International Business Times
March 23, 2017

Black pedestrians in the U.S. are more susceptible to being hit by a car when crossing the street than any other group, according to a new study that builds on what has unofficially been called "walking while black." Researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) found that drivers were less likely to brake, stop or even slow down for black pedestrians.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 9, 2017

The 2017 TechConnect event, the largest recruiting engagement for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Howard Hughes College of Engineering, may have filled the gap for employers seeking entry- and graduate-level workers in science technology engineering and math fields in Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas Sun
March 9, 2017

Rita Tilton has been hospitalized since February and understandably not in a good spirits. She wants to get home to her rescue dog, Tinker Bell, and return to the Cox Pavilion to watch her beloved Lady Rebels.

Study Break
March 9, 2017

In recent years, conservation and environmental awareness have become sexy topics on college campuses, but two University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) students have gone beyond words, bumper stickers and fancy slogans.

NPR
March 9, 2017

Desert Companion’s December feature "Just like anyone else" (above) profiled a local program that helps adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities get job training and, in some cases, permanent employment.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 9, 2017

At the Allergy & Asthma Center in northwest Las Vegas, the long line of patients looking for a shot of relief is a tell-tale sign of the allergy season’s early arrival.

Smart Cities Council
March 9, 2017

In Louisville, Kentucky, citizen participation is an essential element in the city's initial steps toward becoming a smart city.

Reno Gazette-Journal
March 1, 2017

Roughly 290 million years before rancher Cliven Bundy brought international attention to the Gold Butte area, an early reptile the size of a baby crocodile left its own lasting impressions there.