PLI to Share Stories on Bow, Bell and Walking Box Ranch

Two representatives from the Public Lands Institute will appear with John Blyth Barrymore, grandson of silent screen actor John Barrymore, at the Laughlin Library at 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 30. Barrymore will discuss the life and times of famous silent film stars, including Clara Bow, Charlie Chaplin and, of course, his grandfather. Paula Garrett, PLI program associate/research scientist, and Don Scott, Walking Box Ranch caretaker, will share stories about Rex Bell and Clara Bow's famous Walking Box Ranch and their silent films. The library is located at 2840 Needles Highway.Read More

Winter Break Schedule

UNLV will observe its Winter Break Dec. 21-Jan. 1. During that time, the university will be open to the public in key service areas, while most nonessential business operations are suspended. The Division of Educational Outreach will observe the UNLV Winter Break as well. However, the information desk will be open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm Dec. 14-Jan. 5. The university and all offices will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 in observance of state holidays.

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October/November 2013 Outreach Insights Now Available

The October/November 2013 Outreach Insights is now available. Outreach Insights is the bimonthly enewsletter for the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach.

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Don't Trash Nevada Celebrates Eight Years of Anti-Littering Efforts

For the past eight years, the Public Lands Institute worked to address the problem of desert dumping through the Don't Trash Nevada messaging campaign.
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Hiudt Honored for Notable Teaching

UNLV held its first Academic Achievement Gala on April 17 to honor the distinguished teaching and research of faculty members. Among the honorees was Heath Hiudt, sommelier and Continuing Education instructor, who received the Educational Outreach Faculty Excellence Award. Continuing Education Director Emmanuel (Meni) Sarris nominated Heath for the award, noting the UNLV Sommelier Academy would not exist today without the creativity and dedication of Heath as its designer and lead instructor.Read More

New Home for College and Career Testing Services

When university leadership went looking for a new home for its testing programs for college and career advancement, they knew they could count on the great customer service and can-do attitude of DEO's Client and Division Services team.
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OLLI Members Exercise Their Way to Better Brain Health

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV (OLLI at UNLV) has built its reputation on keeping members’ minds nimble through thought-provoking courses and discussions. The educational benefits of OLLI are so well known that people may be surprised to see several physical activity courses on the weekly schedule. Tai Chi, dance, and chair exercise courses have all developed a following among OLLI members.
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Check Out Outreach Insights

The April/May 2014 enewsletter for the Division of Educational Outreach is now available online. Outreach insights features faculty excellence award winner Heath Hiudt and OLLI members who are exercising their way to better brain health. It also includes information on Summer Term 2014 and Continuing Education's summer courses.

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OLLI at UNLV Collects Supplies for PPDS Students

More than 60 years ago, what we know today as UNLV’s Paradise Campus opened as a grade school for  children living in the developing city of Las Vegas. A generation later, the retired adults of UNLV’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that currently call the campus home are helping Paradise-area students with a holiday supply drive. During the first two weeks of November OLLI members collected educational games, books, and school supplies for at-risk elementary students attending the Paradise Professional Development School.Read More

Bernard Osher Foundation Supports OLLI at UNLV

The Bernard Osher Foundation has provided additional support to OLLI at UNLV. UNLV today announced the foundation recently made a $1 million grant, the second such endowment for OLLI at UNLV.Read more.

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