Tony Allen

Director of Media Relations

Tony Allen writes about and connects journalists to UNLV experts in the following areas:

  • College of Sciences
  • Administrative/Presidential Requests
  • Public Lands Institute
  • Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute
  • Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach (liaison)

Subject Areas:

  • Sustainability/Environment
  • Research and Graduate Studies
  • UNLV Budget Inquiries
  • UNLVNow

Articles by Tony Allen

Crowds walking the campus mall on welcome day
Campus News | October 17, 2019
University surpasses 31,000 students for first time in 62-year history; UNLV students are also staying in school and graduating at higher rates.
UNLV President Marta Meana at podium
Campus News | October 17, 2019
In her second annual address, President Marta Meana stressed the importance of student access and success, and she called on faculty and staff to continue expanding research, creative and scholarly activity that serves the community and world.
cartoon graphic of computer user surrounded by masked individuals
Business and Community | July 31, 2019
Engineering professor Juyeon Jo on what it means, and how it’s helping UNLV researchers and educators stay a step ahead in booming field.
thermometer with temps over 100 degrees with sun shining
Research | July 26, 2019
UNLV Medicine surgeons reviewed pavement burn admissions to a Las Vegas burn center over five years to determine how hot is too hot.
graphic depiction of seismograph during earthquake
Business and Community | July 12, 2019
Nevada is the nation’s third-most seismically active state and neighbors quake-prone California, which experienced two temblors in early July felt in Las Vegas. UNLV geoscientist Wanda Taylor explains why, and what we can do to prepare.
Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
A golfer lines up his shot
Athletics | February 8, 2019
How UNLV’s PGA Golf Management Program is using hospitality principles—and a state-of-the-art facility—to help define golf’s future
UNLV students carrying boxes of gifts
Business and Community | December 28, 2018
A collection of news stories from 2018 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
pins with UNLV and different service branches
Campus News | October 29, 2018
Military Times magazine ranks UNLV 33rd nationally among four-year institutions in annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” edition.