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August 08, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

Cultural and Language Barriers Impact Beach Cleanup Effort at Lake Mead

PLI summer beach hosts Efren Gomez and Suheir Nasereddin gained some useful insights into the challenges of volunteer beach cleanup events at Lake Mead National Recreation Area over the summer. Starting in May, Efren and Suheir worked as bilingual event coordinators facilitating beach cleanup events and informational outreach sessions. One of their key assignments for the summer was to quantify and qualify the effects of speaking Spanish with respect to visitors' participation.

July 07, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

June/July 2013 Outreach Insights Now Available

The June/July 2013 issue of Outreach Insights is available. Read about the learning activities and opportunities at UNLV's Division of Educational Outreach.

July 07, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI at UNLV Shares the AARP Experience

Volunteers from OLLI at UNLV represented their program as well as the National Network at AARP’s Life@50+ conference, which was held May 30-June 1 in Las Vegas. The conference drew more than 8,000 participants from New York and Virginia, down to Texas and New Orleans, and throughout California.

July 07, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Public Lands Institute

Public Lands Institute Works to Balance Science, People, Policy

The UNLV Public Lands Institute hosted an International Protected Area Exchange (IPAX) symposium June 18, 2013, with approximately 35 people attending the event at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Click the link below to read the full article.

July 07, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Dan Barber Honored for 20 Years of Sustained Service with Continuing Education

Over the course of 20 years, UNLV’s Paralegal Certificate program evolved from a startup six-weekend course into a nationally-recognized curriculum and online support system utilized by prominent universities around the country.

July 07, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

New Link for Online Education

The UNLV Office of Online Education is now a unit in the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Please click here to visit Online Education's website: http://online.unlv.edu/

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

Outreach Insights Now Available

The April/May 2013 issue of Outreach Insights is now available. The enewsletter features the latest news about the people, programs, and courses of the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach.

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Sommelier to lead The Napa Experience!

Heath Hiudt, UNLV Sommelier Academy instructor and sommelier at the Cosmopolitan’s upscale STK restaurant, will lead a two-day excursion to California wine country August 22-23.

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Public Lands Institute

UNLV Public Lands Institute Coordinating IPAX Symposium at AAAS-PD 2013

The 94th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (June 16-19, 2013). In addition to a broad array of technical programs, paper and poster presentations, and field trips, 21 symposia have been organized. One of which is the International Protected Area Exchange (IPAX) symposium (June 18), organized by the UNLV Public Lands Institute.

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