In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Washington Post
July 1, 2019

Highlights for Children, the venerable children’s magazine, tends to focus its moral lessons toward young readers. So it might have taken readers by surprise on Tuesday when its chief executive Kent Johnson issued a statement aimed at grown-ups, including the Goofus in the White House, condemning the Trump administration’s family separations and asking readers to advocate for detained immigrant children.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 1, 2019

The anonymous survey marks the 13th time since 1992 that the Review-Journal has invited Clark County lawyers to evaluate judges. This year’s survey looks at 89 judges, including Nevada Supreme Court justices. Newly appointed judges were excluded.

Chicago Tribune
July 1, 2019

On the list of top 10 complaints parents have to listen to, “I don’t want to go to school today” probably ranks right up there with “He’s bugging me” and “I just want to text my friends!”

Daily Mail
June 18, 2019

The star around which astronomers got their first-ever sighting of a fledgling planet has been shown to have another world and possibly even a giant moon-forming disc.

DoubleScoop
June 18, 2019

Alisha Kerlin’s own experience with art inspired her to make it freely available to Las Vegas schoolchildren

The Nevada Independent
June 18, 2019

It’s common to hear about property disputes among neighbors. But what happens when your neighbor is the federal government?

Bisnow
June 17, 2019

Nearly 2,780 stores are slated to open nationwide in 2019, and roughly 1,800 of them, more than half, will be part of discount chains.

El Tiempo
June 14, 2019

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.

Today
June 14, 2019

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.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 13, 2019

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.

New York Times
May 13, 2019

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.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
May 13, 2019

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.