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)
- Research and Graduate Studies
- UNLV Budget Inquiries
Articles by Tony Allen
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Business and Community | December 23, 2020
UNLV, community organizations team up for free annual program to turn Christmas trees into mulch; nearly 17,000 trees recycled in 2019.
Research | December 17, 2020
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.
Research | October 15, 2020
UNLV research team explores the population and politics of 13 swing states, pushing beyond the old blue state-red state model and painting a new picture where changing suburbs influence outcomes.
People | May 28, 2020
Engineer’s research on improved flood control for Las Vegas led to a flood of research publications and a bright future.
Business and Community | May 26, 2020
UNLV’s executive director of career services offers tips to help new grads and out-of-work industry vets stand out in an uncertain job market.
Business and Community | May 5, 2020
With live sports temporarily on hold, more Americans than ever have turned to esports to fill the void. UNLV expert Robert Rippee on the phenomenon and what’s next.
Research | April 15, 2020
UNLV political expert David Damore on presidential politics amid COVID-19, and how the pandemic has shifted the political picture as election day draws closer.
Research | April 2, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund on the science of germs, where they like to lurk, and how to effectively get rid of them.