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Originally from Oakland, California, this Lee Business School staff member embraced Las Vegas when he made the move to attend UNLV. Now his beloved Oakland Raiders are making the same journey and he has mixed feelings about that transition.
With a variety of university-sponsored camps taking place both on and off campus, UNLV is anything but quiet this summer
Having to replace employees isn’t just a pain, it’s a major expense — but one that savvy executives can avoid. Costs to recruit and train employees to fill vacancies can be formidable. With this in mind, employers should redouble efforts to retain employees. “In addition to the direct cost of hiring and training new staff, the financial impact of lost efficiency and the stress induced on current employees ... after a new hire is quite significant,” said Fred Parrish, founder and CEO of the Profit Experts, a CFO service that helps small-business owners improve their profitability and cash flow. “And it cannot be easily calculated.”
A trio of UNLV student teams took home big prizes in a statewide entrepreneur competition recently.
Student ideas on joint-pain relief, e-sports business and the hospitality industry netted a total of $55,000 in the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan competition in Reno.
The new NFL stadium in Las Vegas doesn’t yet have a name and isn’t expected to open until 2020. But when it does, at least one nickname certainly will apply: The House That Gambling Built.
Not only are Las Vegas businesses more optimistic about the Southern Nevada and U.S. economies, but a UNLV economics professor said the trends are heading in a positive direction for continued growth.
While illegal immigration has been front and center of a political debate, almost 1,500 economists are shifting the focus to legal immigration, including a UNLV professor.
Dean, Lee Business School
An expert on leadership, corporate governance, and business ethics.
Assistant Professor, Economics, Lee Business School
An expert on economics, computing, and higher education.
Riddel researches the economics of risky activities.