Topic: Economic Development Success Stories

UNLV sign with flashlight in background
Business and Community | July 23, 2018
The three organizations will collaborate to research and develop new autonomous transportation solutions for Southern Nevada.
artist rendering of U.N.L.V. Research Park
Business and Community | July 17, 2018
Construction of the first innovation building on the 122-acre UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park marks a new era of research and innovation in Southern Nevada.
Business and Community | March 15, 2018
March 31 game marks 8-year-old Las Vegas girl Hailey Dawson's first Major League Baseball park pitch in 2018 using her UNLV 3D-printed hand.
UNLV sign
Research | February 28, 2018
Collaboration will leverage talent from both institutions, spur joint research, and bolster regional economic development efforts.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Business and Community | February 22, 2018
Cloud HPC and simulation software agreement increases the accessibility and utilization of UNLV’s supercomputing resources.
UNLV gaming institute sign
Business and Community | November 8, 2017
International Gaming Institute reports are among the most comprehensive studies any jurisdiction has had available for use prior to integrated resort implementation.
UNLV’s Team Las Vegas design of a full-size solar-powered house
Business and Community | February 3, 2017
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.
Diane Chase shakes hands after signing agreement with Scott Jones
Business and Community | October 11, 2016
Under a master agreement, UNLV will provide services to Lockheed Martin that support NASA’s Orion program and other space exploration projects.
Brian Hedlund collects samples in grass at Lake Mead
Business and Community | September 28, 2016
DuPont Industrial Biosciences will sponsor research conducted by UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund.
The Harry Reid Research and Technology Park at sunset
Business and Community | September 14, 2016
Under the guidance of Gardner, development of the UNLV Research Park will begin this fall, creating a new economic hub in Southern Nevada.
woman jogging on indoor track
Research | September 1, 2016
Smartwatches that help you track daily steps and heart rate? That’s old hat, according to UNLV researchers who have recently licensed their latest patent for a fitness tracker that makes calorie-counting as easy as taking a picture.
Student jogs in indoor facility
Business and Community | August 3, 2016
MealCheck Technologies, Inc. will produce the UNLV invention, which combines the best of existing fitness-monitoring devices to make dieting or staying healthy easier than ever.