In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Men's Health
August 19, 2019

Add an extra challenge to your bodyweight workout with these 3 exercises.

Popular Mechanics
August 16, 2019

Dedicating years of schooling to pursue higher math degrees may help solve certain problems, but does it make any difference for something as simple as cutting your grass? To find out, I spent the week discussing the mathematics of lawn mowing with my colleagues at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

August 15, 2019

Some people don't know the real dangers of lead poisoning especially for children. That's why UNLV is working with the City of Las Vegas to educate families and help them have healthy and lead free homes.

Authority Magazine
August 9, 2019

I had the pleasure to interview Licensed clinical psychologist Brad Donohue. Brad is a UNLV professor of psychology and director of The Optimum Performance Program in Sports (TOPPS) — a mental health program targeted specifically to college athletes. He also writes a regular column for Psychology Today.

August 6, 2019

Plants in Nevada have been blooming earlier and earlier every year. That means allergies flare up earlier, too. What do changing weather patterns mean for people with allergies?

August 1, 2019

Kesem is Hebrew for "magic" and at Camp Kesem, magic is truly made. It's a national organization that gives kids whose parents have cancer a chance to go to summer camp.

MD Magazine
July 30, 2019

The Cleveland Clinic’s fourth annual Alzheimer disease (AD) drug development pipeline presents a new round of clinical trials to give clinicians a comprehensive look at current research in the US. The investigators, led by Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, director emeritus of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, identified all pharmacologic Alzheimer trials currently in development from They found 132 agents currently in 156 clinical trials— 28 of which are in 42 phase 3 trials; 74 in 83 phase 2 trials; and 30 in 31 phase 1 trials.

NBC News
July 29, 2019

A grasshopper swarm in the Las Vegas Valley of Nevada has been so thick at times that the National Weather Service warned motorists it could impact visibility on area roads.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 29, 2019

Children whose parents have lower levels of education have a significantly higher risk of dying young, according to a new study by researchers at UNLV.

KSNV-TV: News 3
July 25, 2019

It's being called a "man-made" health epidemic. The opioid crisis is being blamed for more than two-thirds of all overdose deaths in the United States.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
July 25, 2019

Some Las Vegas high school students got a grim visual Wednesday of the dangers of driving under the influence.

July 1, 2019

Low teacher pay has attracted much attention over the last year in the wave of teacher unrest, even gathering attention among Democratic presidential candidates. A recent report from The Economic Policy Institute shows teachers were paid lower than other college graduates in all states, and the teacher pay penalty in the U.S. is also large by international standards.