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A collage of photos showing a group of 20 students smiling at the camera as well as empty rows of seats in a theatre with a multimedia production on stage.
Jun 15, 2018
Campus News

Local students get hands-on experience in the hospitality industry through the Young Executive Scholars program. Bonus: A preview of TEDxUNLV.


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Jun 6, 2018
Research

As gaming proliferates nationwide, what becomes of women who become addicted, and turn to crime? An Eadington Fellow aims to find out.


Portrait Bo Bernhard
May 10, 2018
Research

Vegas native Bo Bernhard’s research on the city’s top industry, hospitality and gaming, informs billion-dollar business decisions around the world and closer to home.


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Apr 6, 2018
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.


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Mar 19, 2018
Business & Community
Unique program boosts student entrepreneurship in the gaming technology industry.

Two photos showing esports co-founder Milo Ocampo raising the championship trophy above his head surrounded by teammates as well as a stage with six computers on each side battling it out in League of Legends.
Mar 12, 2018
Campus News

At the inaugural Mountain West Esports Showdown, UNLV’s 8-bit esports team made history by winning the championship.


MW Esports Showdown logo
Mar 7, 2018
Campus News

Some of the best teams in collegiate gaming will meet as UNLV’s "8-Bit Esports" takes on Boise State in the inaugural Mountain West Esports Showdown.


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Mar 7, 2018
People

8-bit Esports member Yzzi Ocampo on the challenges female gamers face and the community she found on UNLV's campus.


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Mar 7, 2018
People

The computer science major on taking a nonconventional career path and coaching UNLV's Overwatch team to esports success.


Portrait of Milo Ocampo
Mar 7, 2018
People

The co-founder of UNLV’s first esports organization on building community among gamers and UNLV’s chances of winning its first Mountain West Showdown.


Portrait of Tyler Tsunezumi
Mar 6, 2018
People

The team captain for 8-bit Esports club on choosing UNLV and his plans to parlay his pastime into a career.


M.T. West eSports Showdown - Boise State and UNLV
Feb 28, 2018
Campus News

College esports competition planned for March 8-10 at UNLV in conjunction with Mountain West Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.


Ace and Jack playing card on UNLV table.
Feb 28, 2018
Campus News

In an only-in-Las Vegas program, UNLV students are constructing the future of casino games.


Melissa Rorie at a gaming table.
Feb 26, 2018
Research

Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.