News: Office of Community Engagement

Four students work at a station cutting wood.
People | June 16, 2022

Students tackle food and housing insecurity through service to the community.

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Campus News | May 5, 2022

Edwin Oh uses genetics to improve health while Katherine Hertlein explores healthy relationships and the connection between sexuality and technology.

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People | April 21, 2022

The university’s top engagement awards recognize commitment to the community in four different categories.

man at laboratory bench
People | April 8, 2022

Professor Edwin Oh finds valuable COVID information lurking in our sewers.

Luara Kruskall stands between isles of foot pantry
People | April 5, 2022

Faculty/staff outreach award recipient Laura Kruskall developed a multifaceted approach to address food insecurity while providing opportunities for students.

Deirdre Clemente Associate Professor
People | April 5, 2022

Service-learning award recipient Deirdre Clemente teaches students to use historical knowledge gained through archival research to create new ways to educate the public.

 

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People | April 5, 2022

Student service award recipient Abriana Perez volunteered over 200 hours and partnered with others to help more than 5,000 community members during the pandemic.

 

man in suit
Campus News | March 9, 2022

Through targeting hiring, the director of the School of Social Work is helping guide UNLV's work to address homelessness, interpersonal violence, and other issues in the region.

People walk and job along a trail.
Business and Community | February 8, 2022

Working with a local nonprofit, public health professor Sheila Janofsky's class literally led students down a path toward learning: They evaluated walking trails in Southern Nevada.

Poster with "We Need to Talk" written with black marker on white poster
Business and Community | October 5, 2021

“We Need to Talk” series resumes in-person Nov. 3 with a focus on the Asian American community’s positive impact in Nevada and ways to combat anti-Asian hate.

Professor, standing next to humanoid robot, leading a tour of office space
Business and Community | October 1, 2021

UNLV Incubator at Hughes Center will help students bridge the gap between a big idea and a marketable business.

an EKG graph forms a man running
Business and Community | October 1, 2021

From professionals to weekend warriors, UNLV Health Sports Medicine Clinic gets active people back in game shape.