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

artist conception of fast radio burst being captured by large telescope
Research | October 13, 2021
A flurry of more than 1,650 FRBs detected by FAST telescope over 47 days in 2019 unlocks clues to the nature and location of the powerful millisecond-long cosmic radio explosions.
Professor, standing next to humanoid robot, leading a tour of office space
Business and Community | October 1, 2021
UNLV Incubator at Hughes Center will help students bridge the gap between a big idea and a marketable business.
UNLV students outdoors standing amidst large red UNLV letters
Campus News | September 13, 2021
UNLV moves from second into a four-way tie for first in annual U.S. News & World Report list for “campus ethnic diversity.”
a car leaves the UNLV Gateway Garage
Campus News | August 19, 2021
Skip traffic trouble during the busiest time of year.
students walking outdoors on UNLV campus with signage in foreground
Campus News | March 29, 2021
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.
Rochelle and Dustin Hines standing in white lab coats
Research | March 8, 2021
UNLV neuroscientists Dustin and Rochelle Hines join rising number of researchers studying possible medical benefits of psychedelics; their work on brain activity recently published by Nature: Scientific Reports.
Rebels Give logo on red background
Business and Community | February 26, 2021
Rebels Give is a 1,957-minute fundraising drive (in honor of the date of UNLV’s founding) that encourages the community to get involved and support campus programs.
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.