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Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach News

Current Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach News

Keith Rogers and Rebecca Rogers, wearing graduation robes, pose overlooking a pathway on the UNLV campus.
People | March 4, 2019

She's daring and he's diverse. Both are committed to helping UNLV students achieve their dreams.

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UNLV History | January 7, 2019

The Alumni Association is driving school spirit and fundraising through UNLV license plates. Here's how the association led the way with the state's first specialty license plate.

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Research | September 7, 2018
With support from McNair Scholars program, undergraduate students spent their summer leading research with the mentorship of faculty.
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People | September 7, 2018

Do children raised by male caregivers have different perceptions of gender as a result of who raised them? This psychology major spent her summer exploring the question.

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People | September 5, 2018

This student’s summer research on microaggressions against queer black males was no small task.

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People | September 4, 2018

Solar power is the future of energy, and this undergraduate engineering student is working on the future of solar cells.

Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 17, 2018

Scores of Las Vegas Valley residents are expected to take in the sights and sounds of the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Monday.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 17, 2018

The four boys were ready for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. One tipped his blue plastic hat and grasped a banner bearing a picture of the civil rights leader and peace activist.

KNPR News
April 29, 2016

First-generation college students have it tough – especially if those students are also low income.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 1, 2016

UNLV has earned a $1.5 million federal grant to assist poor and minority undergraduate students.

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Recent Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach Accomplishments

April 2, 2019
Camisha Fagan (English and Sociology) and Vanessa Núñez (Sociology) presented at the Pacific Sociological Association's annual conference in Oakland, California. Their presentation was titled "SLICES of Research: Service Learning as a Means to Engage Youth in Research." This project was conducted through the SLICES (Service Learning Initiative for...
April 1, 2019
The TRIO, GEAR UP, AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions), and NSF LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation) programs, along with elected officials, community partners, and Clark County School District (CCSD) administrators, came together with students and families in February to...
February 26, 2019
Micajah Daniels (Public Health) is the first recipient of the Audre Lorde Student Leadership Award, which was given out at the first Inaugural Black Carpet, the main event for Black History Month. This event was hosted by student diversity and social justice to celebrate Black Excellence, Black Love, and Black Joy. Audre Lorde was a black writer,...
July 9, 2018
UNLV School of Dental Medicine hosted 134 local high school students during the annual Upward Bound event, which provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education...
April 2, 2018
Musiette McKinney (CAEO) has been selected by the Women's Basketball Hall Of Fame to be recognized with her former team, the San Francisco Pioneers, and the entire WBL, Women's Professional Basketball League. It was the first professional league for women from 1978-81. Plans are to celebrate these women as "Trailblazers of the Game."  The ceremony...
March 23, 2018
Musiette McKinney (CAEO) has been named the recipient of the inaugural University of Nevada, Reno, Las Vegas office for prospective students Bruce Shively Advocate of the Year Award. The word “advocate” has many definitions: champion, supporter, promoter, spokesperson, campaigner, and crusader.  McKinney, the UNLV GEAR UP coordinator, has proven...