News: William F. Harrah College of Hospitality

A man in a colorful shirt holds a cigar at a bar in Havana, Cuba.
Research | July 25, 2019
Hospitality professor Tony Henthorne traces decades of tumult due to tourism fluctuations in Cuba.
Marla Stafford seated in a row of chairs.
People | July 22, 2019
From the South to the Strip, her path in academia has been guided by her passion for research and her mission to change the lives of students.
Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
Campus News | June 26, 2019
A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
four portraits
Business and Community | May 16, 2019
Students and faculty lead programs to improve lives in Southern Nevada.
Decorated UNLV mortarboard with students in background
People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Black Fire rendering
Business and Community | April 29, 2019
The 43,000 square-foot “Black Fire Innovation” space will include replicated elements of a Caesars casino and resort to provide real-life conditions for product testing and a place for students to train to enter the workforce of the future.
Thomas Jasman stands in front of bags of cocoa
People | April 19, 2019
UNLV alum leads largest cocoa company in Indonesia.
two women shaking hands
People | April 15, 2019
UNLV alums share their experiences in the working world.
Students work in a test kitchen in front of a floor-to-ceiling windows with a view of Las Vegas at dusk.
Campus News | April 12, 2019
Hospitality students show their talents on Bar Rescue. Bonus: The U.S. Surgeon General visits campus for a talk on public health.
four portraits of women
Research | April 9, 2019
Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.
Girl standing next to cars
Campus News | February 28, 2019
Before news arrived of a full scholarship and a new car, these seven gifted young women had never really known a free ride. They've overcome economic hardship to outright neglect on their journey to UNLV.