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Chasing Butterflies with PLI Research Scientist

Sep 19, 11:13 am

"Chasing Butterflies: Endemic Butterflies of the Spring Mountain Range" is the topic of a talk by Daniel Thompson, professor in the UNLV School of Life Sciences, and Paula Garrett, research scientist with the UNLV Public Lands Institute, a unit of the Division of Educational Outreach. The presentation is part of the College of Liberal Arts University Forum Lecture Series and will take place 7:30-8:30pm on Sep. 25 in the auditorium of the Marjorie Barrick Museum on the UNLV Main Campus.

Cultural and Language Barriers Impact Beach Cleanup Effort at Lake Mead

Aug 27, 12:15 pm

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.

Nevada Business Magazine Highlights Continuing Education's Professional Development Efforts

Aug 1, 10:57 am

Continuing Education Director Meni Sarris discusses taking our professional development courses and programs beyond Las Vegas in this article in Nevada Business Magazine.
http://www.nevadabusiness.com/2013/08/creating-new-opportunities-executive-education-in-nevada/?utm_source=Eblast&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=August%202013%20Eblast

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