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MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute News

The MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute develops research-based solutions that support the creation of sustainable and resilient communities. Solutions will be developed through a process of stakeholder engagement. The intent of the institute is to develop unique workplace and community policies that improve the human condition.

Current MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute News

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People |

What the world needs now is volunteers. This Urban Affairs program coordinator aims to connect you to the opportunities.

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Campus News |

The UNLV Pathways' workshops and networking events help young adults who have experienced the foster system and housing insecurity.

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Campus News |

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

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People |

After leaving college to enter the hospitality industry, Clay Hartley took advantage of a program through MGM Resorts International to finally earn his degree.

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People |

Seven women are the first to complete the Urban Leadership Program thanks to partnership.

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Business and Community |

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute In The News

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

MGM and UNLV partnered to start the pathways program.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

Raiders fullback Alec Ingold talks about his mission with UNLV to help youth in the foster system and he confirms his return to the field with the Las Vegas Raiders.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

A program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is helping people who have experienced the foster system or homelessness build their resumes to join the workforce.


Harry Reid, the former Democratic Senate leader who died Dec. 28 at 82, lies in state in the Capitol today—a Capitol once again seized by debate over its functioning as an institution and its ability to solve the people’s problems. 


He’d started a public-policy institute at UNLV with former GOP House Speaker John Boehner and was receiving the 2020 presidential candidates in advance of the state’s caucuses.

Las Vegas Sun

UNLV and one of the area’s biggest employers are partnering on a job training program to help former foster youth overcome the long odds of their circumstances.