In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Sesi Magazine
December 20, 2017

Most moments of clarity seemingly come out of nowhere, when you least expect them — in the shower, on a walk, or even during a long car ride. For University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) senior, Amber Turner, her moment of clarity came during her sophomore year of college after pulling an eight-hour shift at McDonald’s.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 4, 2017

UNLV’s School of Medicine received a $234,443 state public safety grant to examine traffic-related injuries and deaths in Nevada, university officials said Wednesday.

Las Vegas Sun
December 4, 2017

In El Salvador, a 9-year-old girl lived with her great-grandmother. Although gang violence flooded the streets in her home country, she felt protected by the woman.

Science Daily
December 4, 2017

The study, conducted by UNLV's Center for Crime and Justice Policy and Virginia-based non-profit research organization CNA in coordination with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), also found that body-worn cameras can generate considerable cost savings for police by simplifying the complaint resolution process.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 28, 2017

The UNLV football team has gotten a taste of what life could be like once they’re playing in the new Las Vegas stadium.

Las Vegas Weekly
November 16, 2017

Today, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a research institution with nearly 30,000 students, a law school, a medical school, a top-ranked hospitality program and more than 15 varsity sports teams.

Komo News
November 15, 2017

It’s been less than eight weeks since the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the first research on the mental trauma suffered by those at the Route 91 country music festival has been completed.

Study Breaks
November 14, 2017

Amber Turner, a twenty-two-year-old undergraduate student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is probably busier than you. Turner, a first-generation minority student, is a senior studying Geology who put her collegiate studies on hold to partake in an eight-month internship working for NASA from January 2017 until August 2017.

Ed Prep Matters
November 14, 2017

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) College of Education has carefully cultivated relationships that generate support not only for its teacher candidates but for the needs of the Clark County School District (CCSD) and the broader surrounding community. The continuously evolving partnerships thrive thanks to a culture of collaboration around solving authentic problems in the community.

November 8, 2017

Let's go on a vacation. Or a business trip.

September 21, 2017

UNLV Athletics and Learfield have partnered with From Now On to create the UNLV Rebel Athletics Gameday App. The free app is live and available to download now by searching “UNLV Gameday” in the iTunes and Google Play stores.

Fox News
September 21, 2017

The 7-year-old Las Vegas girl who made headlines for wanting to throw a pitch at every MLB ballpark will take the mound this fall to toss the ceremonial first pitch during Game 4 of the World Series. Hailey Dawson, who was born with Poland syndrome and uses a 3-D printed hand, has always loved baseball, FOX5 Vegas reported.