UNLV Emerging as a New Contender in Sports-related Industries

John Mercer, Nancy Lough and Jay Vickers are co-directors of the Sports Research and Innovation Initiative, a program that centralizes sports research on campus and is making inroads into the Las Vegas sports community.
May. 7, 2021

UNLV’s Sports Research & Innovation Initiative, supported by Nevada’s Knowledge Fund, has quickly positioned itself as a go-to source for industry thought leaders to advance sports science, business, and performance in partnership with UNLV. Las Vegas is emerging as an epicenter of sports, with UNLV positioned to elevate competitive athletics as a key catalyst for economic growth and diversification.