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Student Innovation in the Gaming Lab
In universities across the country, the notion of student-owned and -generated patents is fairly unique. But UNLV's Center for Gaming Innovation created an incubator for both undergraduate and graduate student ideas. The collaborative relationship demonstrates the university's dedication to protecting students' intellectual property while offering them a unique learning experience. The center is responsible for filing more than 40 patent applications—resulti
The stories below represent a handful of CGI's major success stories. The center, made possible by a grant from the Governor's Office of Economic Development, is part of UNLV's International Gaming Institute.
UNLV class brings student-developed ideas to the market at the Global Gaming Expo trade show.
In an only-in-Las Vegas program, UNLV students are constructing the future of casino games.
UNLV supercomputer helps gaming innovation students do the math and make the pitch for a new fantasy sports game.
Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.
Assistant sociology professor Ranita Ray says black and brown youth are not social problems and their futures are worthy of investment.
Local students get hands-on experience in the hospitality industry through the Young Executive Scholars program. Bonus: A preview of TEDxUNLV.