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Feb 12, 2018

University of Nevada-Las Vegas assistant professor Todd Uglow was having dinner at Sinatra, a restaurant inside the Encore Las Vegas, just over a month ago when staff suddenly started scurrying as if preparing for some unexpected guest.

Feb 7, 2018

Should builders view net zero energy as a standard instead of an aspiration? As populations age, will future homeowners rely more on voice-controlled devices to manage systems like heating, cooling, and lighting? Can modular, flexible design and construction provide answers to suburban neighborhoods that are facing growing densities? Will precast concrete emerge as the building material of choice for housing construction in a world increasingly threatened by the ravages of climate change?

Feb 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Feb 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Feb 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Feb 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Jan 22, 2018

It’s hard to imagine that someone as smart as William Weidner, former president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands and one of the backers of the Lucky Dragon, could have been so wrong about positioning the off-Strip casino, which closed its doors Jan. 4 and faces a foreclosure auction on Feb. 6.

Jan 22, 2018

Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects.

Jan 19, 2018

Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects.

Jan 18, 2018

Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects.

Jan 11, 2018

Airbnb is taking customers away from Las Vegas hotels — albeit a small slice of them.

Jan 9, 2018

Something brand new is open on the UNLV campus.

Jan 8, 2018

Mexico-born mentalist Santiago Michel just moved the needle on the scale of Las Vegas entertainment demographics. The 24-year-old UNLV hospitality major is scheduled to premiere his new show, Ilusión Mental (Spanish for “mental illusion”), at Planet Hollywood in the spring. In the meantime, Michel has launched a slate of preview shows at Sin City Theatre (current home of the enduring Crazy Girls revue). But the reason Ilusión Mental is a game-changer is simple and long overdue.

Jan 8, 2018

This school looks like a resort, and that's no accident, says Harrah College Dean Stowe Shoemaker.

Jan 2, 2018

Hospitality Hall, a new home for the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, will debut in a grand opening ceremony later this month. Students will begin attending classes in the building Jan. 16.

Jan 2, 2018

More than a decade ago, the vision for an education building dedicated solely to the study of hospitality included a location at the very edge of UNLV’s campus.

Dec 27, 2017

UNLV’s latest building gives its world-renowned Harrah’s College of Hospitality a world-class facility.

Dec 12, 2017

Around dusk on a late November weekday, hundreds of people walked through Mandalay Bay, past empty restaurants just off the casino floor and toward the huge convention center.