News: Office of Community Engagement

Professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab at UNLV
Research | December 29, 2020
A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.
Bags of holiday toys
Business and Community | December 24, 2020
Contactless toy drive nets more than 600 gifts for local youth with Boys & Girls Clubs.
UNLV logo on Christmas tree snowflake ornament adorning colorful tree
Business and Community | December 23, 2020
UNLV, community organizations team up for free annual program to turn Christmas trees into mulch; nearly 17,000 trees recycled in 2019.
collage of seven individual shots of women and one shot of the UNLV campus
People | December 14, 2020
Seven women are the first to complete the Urban Leadership Program thanks to partnership.
woman in suit tossing softball
People | December 2, 2020
Through community outreach, UNLV's Becky Pugh helps high school students better understand their path to college.
Business and Community | November 3, 2020
UNLV's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute helps older adults identify new interests while fostering a sense of belonging in the community.
image of UNLV campus at sunset
Business and Community | October 5, 2020
New program, part of the National League of Cities, will help students with food, shelter, transportation, and other issues.
portrait of woman
Business and Community | September 18, 2020
For nearly 20 years, UNLV Dental Medicine professor Christina Demopoulos has helped Southern Nevada children improve their dental health.
Research | August 25, 2020
UNLV geologist investigating 310 million-year-old fossil trackway from ancient reptilian creature.
Students point at artwork
Business and Community | July 28, 2020
Grant trains UNLV students to teach science concepts to more than 4,000 local elementary students.
white bags filled with food
Business and Community | July 8, 2020
Funds will help food pantry staff purchase food, equipment, and a new online ordering system, and expand nutrition education to the community. 
portrait of woman
People | May 28, 2020
Professor Elena Gandía García created a service-learning class to address the need for medical interpretation services for the Lied Pediatric Clinic and served as a mentor to colleagues.