In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Casino.org
December 22, 2017

Las Vegas is no stranger to security issues, and the city is certainly on heightened alert following the October 1 mass shooting that left 58 people dead and over 500 others injured.

Cision
December 22, 2017

Absolute Dental has committed to a $100,000 donation and voluntary clinical time over the next five years to the UNLV Absolute Dental Saturday Morning Children's Clinic. This donation and long-term partnership will help improve access to quality dental care to underserved children in the Las Vegas community.

Vox
December 22, 2017

Positive train control wasn’t activated on this stretch of the route.

Vegas Seven
December 22, 2017

The year has been divisive enough already. Here's how to make it out of a family function unscathed.

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.