In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Las Vegas Sun
September 20, 2017

The group working to reinvigorate the Maryland Parkway corridor recommends dividing it into four distinct districts, linked by a high-capacity transit system.

KSNV-TV: News 3
September 20, 2017

UNLV has been receiving a lot of attention the past few weeks, celebrating six decades of scholarship. On a slightly smaller scale, the university library's "Special Collections Department" is noting its Golden Anniversary

Builder
September 19, 2017

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2017 Solar Decathlon team will be building an age-in-place home that both echoes back to Vegas’ mid-century modern home style and looks to the future of sustainable housing.

Las Vegas Sun
September 19, 2017

The UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park in the southwest valley appears ready to begin construction on a new building. Representatives of the Gardner Co., a Utah-based developer that signed onto the project northeast of Sunset Road and Durango Drive last year, said work should begin before the end of the year.

Las Vegas Sun
September 18, 2017

UNLV is the first major university to offer an academic course and lab centered on esports.

NPR
September 8, 2017

UNLV is getting a new laser-scanning microscope, which officials say might help recruit researchers and will be available to other Nevada students.

High Country News
September 8, 2017

A young researcher seeks to make the Southwest more resilient to climate change.

Los Angeles Times
September 8, 2017

Not everyone who has their home burglarized gets the same treatment. Because of a shortage of crime lab analysts, only about 21% of burglary calls result in fingerprints being collected, according to LAPD figures.

The Daily Dot
September 8, 2017

Hailey Dawson, a seven-year-old girl with a rare defect that left her without three fingers on her right hand, wants to throw out the first pitch at every MLB ballpark. Today, her dream got a lot closer to reality.

Fox News
September 8, 2017

A team of more than 25 University of Nevada, Las Vegas students completed a solar house they designed for an international competition in Denver.

News Medical
August 31, 2017

Lunch - a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults. Whether you're a parent filling your child's lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 29, 2017

One of the driving forces of southern Nevada’s economic rebound in recent years has been the record-setting pace of Las Vegas visitation, which last year peaked at 42.9 million. While the majority of visitors come to Las Vegas to enjoy eating, shopping, dancing, gambling and partaking in the wide array of amenities the destination offers, for millions of people the primary reason for visiting Las Vegas is to do business.