In The News: Office of Community Engagement
On Wednesday, June 5, the Art Department of the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) welcomed the "Latinos Who Lunch" (Latinos Who Lunch) to the Marjorie Barrick Art Museum. The hosts of the poscat are Babelito and Favyfax, both alumni of UNLV, who had as special guest Dr. Erika Abad, to start a conversation about the representation of Latinx in digital media.
After witnessing a 36-hour labor that ended with the use of forceps for delivery, Zavo Gabriel worried that his wife Annie Ranttila was in distress.
If you suffer from springtime allergies, here is some news your nose already knows: Pollen season isn’t over yet in the Las Vegas Valley.
On a recent very warm Saturday afternoon, just a few blocks northeast of a string of ramshackle chapels offering Elvis-themed weddings on Las Vegas Boulevard, the novelist Tommy Orange was discussing the critical reception given to “There There,” his polyphonic novel about contemporary Native Americans.
This Saturday, thousands of UNLV students will celebrate graduation. And one of those students is a trailblazer. Clayton Rhodes is about to become the first student with Down Syndrome to graduate with a 4-year certificate from UNLV.
The new evolving technologies have immense potentials and can significantly contribute to the casino and gaming sector. To advance innovation and research, casino and gambling giant Caesars Entertainment has partnered with the University of Las Vegas to develop a casino innovation hub on the university’s southwest campus.
Caesars is joining with the University of Las Vegas (UNLV) in an exciting new project, the Black Fire Innovation Casino in southwest Las Vegas, which will be a hub for education.
Former Vice President Al Gore is in Las Vegas today. Gore will speak at UNLV at an event on climate change. It starts at 3 p.m. at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. The discussion is open to the public but the ticketed event is at capacity.
An undated photo at Grand Canyon National Park shows the fossilized tracks of an unidentified creature that researchers believe lived about 315 million years ago.
Filmmakers from around the country are filling the city for the 12th annual Las Vegas Film Festival that kicks off Sunday.
Is your child in need of something to do over the summer?
UNLV’s College of Education is offering a free Rebel Academy for students entering 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th grade in the fall of 2019.
A new study from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas found that the quality of fruits and vegetables at dollar stores was just as good as regular supermarket produce, news that could benefit budget-conscious shoppers and those that live in USDA-labeled food deserts.