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

medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
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.
UNLV logo on Christmas tree snowflake ornament adorning colorful tree
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.
medical professional conducting a curbside COVID-19 test to person in blue vehicle
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.
Blue Metros, Red States book cover
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.
UNLV student with engineering building in background
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.
close up of paper resume
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.
Esports arena at Luxor
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.
image of Capitol Building with red and blue behind it
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.
black keyboard with package of Clorox wipes in foreground
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.