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UNLV’s Community Garden gets Hotel College students digging down to the root of sustainability, the environment, and what makes for the best veggies on your dinner plate.
A few fun facts and a way for you to leave your mark on Hospitality Hall.
UNLV’s William F. Harrah Hotel College was recently ranked the world’s best for hospitality and leisure. The annual QS World University Rankings highlight top-performing programs in 46 disciplines and this year added Hospitality & Leisure Management as one of four new “by subject” categories. The Harrah Hotel College took the top spot in the inaugural subject ranking and was followed by Switzerland’s Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
When Bill Murray struggled with the line “For relaxing times, make it Suntory time” in the 2010 film “Lost in Translation,” the very idea his director was so intense over a Japanese whisky was part of the joke. The nation was not, at the time, known for its whisky.
Curation has become a potent force in corporate training and university education. The internet and the resources it brings to the learning process have put hard-copy handouts and textbooks in the rearview mirror for many instructors. While an author a “curated interactive text” still prepares written content as in the past, he or she now collects digital assets such as videos and galleries, and integrates them into the document. Written content is now turbocharged with the ability to immediately read linked documents, review company websites, and listen to podcasts.
UNLV’s William F. Harrah Hotel College was recently ranked the world’s best for hospitality and leisure.
QS produces a comprehensive ranking of the world's best universities, broken down by region and subject. QS's latest ranking was released on Wednesday, tracking the best schools on the planet in 46 different subject areas, including standard subjects like business and history, all the way to more obscure degrees such as mining.
Assistant Professor, Hotel Administration
An expert in restaurant operations, career and leadership development, and workplace spirituality.
Director, PGA Golf Management program
An expert in business practices within the golf and hospitality industry.
Dean, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration
An expert in health care tourism, consumer loyalty, consumer loyalty programs, strategic pricing, and revenue management.