In The News: Office of Community Engagement

January 4, 2019

A high school marching band drummer is now rocking out with a 3-D printed hand.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 4, 2019

Nedra Cooper was a 17-year-old “military brat” and a senior in high school when she settled in the Las Vegas Valley in 1971, after traveling with her father from base to base.

Las Vegas Sun
January 2, 2019

The area surrounding UNLV comprises an assortment of suburban-scale apartments and strip-mall retail plazas, and that’s pretty much the way it’s been for years. But this year, the University District will see the addition of two large-scale developments that will not only begin to transform the neighborhood, but will also change the feel of the campus itself.

Nevada WatchDog
December 28, 2018

Computerized automation has been replacing people in jobs across the U.S. for years. But could automation replace as many as 65 percent of jobs in the Las Vegas service industry over the next 20 years? And should workers be concerned about that possibility?

Las Vegas Sun
December 17, 2018

The annual neighborhood celebration is a partnership between Metro’s South Central Area Command substation, two branches of the youth club, UNLV, and other community entities.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
November 16, 2018

With her 3-D printed hand, she won hearts and the spotlight throwing out the first ball at 30 major league baseball games across the country.

November 15, 2018

About 315 million years ago — long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth — an early reptile scuttled along in a strangely sideways jaunt, leaving its tiny footprints embedded in the landscape, new research finds.

U.S. News & World Report
November 14, 2018

The cost in lives and property from megafires is growing as more Americans build homes in or around forests and woodlands.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 14, 2018

Every generation comes with an identity, and often, stereotypes as well. But are these generational generalizations far? There isn’t really a simple answer, according to UNLV Associate Professor of Sociology Michael Borer.

NBC News
November 14, 2018

Brian Hedlund and Ariel Friel collect microbes living for tens of thousands of years in the subsurface of the earth. By studying these microorganisms, they hope to gain clues about potential life on Mars and other planets.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 14, 2018

Dessirae Mitchell was born into an unstable home: Her parents, who constantly fought, were in and out of jail for 10 years, and the family never lived in one place for more than three months at a time.

Las Vegas Sun
October 1, 2018

Kenyon Oblad walked onto the Liberty High School campus Friday morning and was immediately greeted by Principal Derek Bellow. “Welcome home,” Bellow said with a smile before giving the 2018 graduate a gigantic hug.