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Current Business News

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People | May 15, 2019

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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Campus News | May 8, 2019

Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.

Christen Lena Gomez working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019

This Research & Creative Honors Program participant makes educating children about the diversity within the Latino community fun.

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Business and Community | April 30, 2019

Solar Decathlon team finishing design work on Desert Bloom house before a year of construction.

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Campus News | April 19, 2019

Lee Business School student chapter’s plan to help national newspaper market to Gen Z nets top prize at American Marketing Association competition; team also won first place in business simulation event.

Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.

Business In The News

Nevada Current
May 24, 2019

As state legislators consider a bill to raise the minimum wage, economists, activists and low-wage workers have found themselves wondering if the legislation goes far enough, and if Nevada Democrats are blowing their opportunity to help working families.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 8, 2019

After 15 years of intense case competition and finishing as the runner-up twice, UNLV’s American Marketing Association won first place — and $3,000 — in the collegiate case competition in New Orleans during the AMA International Collegiate Conference.

CBS News
May 1, 2019

When New York moved in 2015 to boost its minimum wage to $15 an hour, then-Vice President Joe Biden stopped by a labor rally in Manhattan to celebrate.

USA News Hub
April 30, 2019

When New York moved in 2015 to boost its minimum wage to $15 an hour, then-Vice President Joe Biden stopped by a labor rally in Manhattan to celebrate.

WCTV.tv
April 30, 2019

When New York moved in 2015 to boost its minimum wage to $15 an hour, then-Vice President Joe Biden stopped by a labor rally in Manhattan to celebrate.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 26, 2019

The Vegas Golden Knights' season has ended, and now, sports fans are turning their attention to the Raiders.

Business Experts

A world-renowned scholar in economics, energy economics, and climate policy.
Riddel researches the economics of risky activities.
An economics professor specializing in urban, health, and environmental issues. 
Director of university's Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies and noted expert on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and housing. 
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, with expertise in economic diversification, plans for small businesses, technology management, and information technology innovation.
An expert on leadership, corporate governance, and business ethics.

Recent Business Accomplishments

May 6, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-authors' paper "MNEs' Corporate Social Responsibility: An Optimal Investment Decision Model" was published in the European Journal of International Management. This study provides a theoretical model that suggests how multinational enterprises (MNEs) should optimally invest in...
May 2, 2019
Dana Angioni (Business) was selected as Student Organization Advisor of the Year at the UNLV Rebel Awards. She advises the Lee Business School Ambassadors, which coordinate the school-wide medallion program. Her commitment to her students and members of the ambassador team enhances the student experience and provides an opportunity for...
April 5, 2019
Danny Siciliano (Accounting) recently received the Spanos Distinguished Teaching Award. The Spanos Award is a prestigious annual teaching award established in 1981 to recognize excellence and innovation in teaching and mentorship. The award is accompanied by a $2,000 stipend.  
March 29, 2019
The Harrah College of Hospitality and Lee Business School participated in the 10th anniversary Dean's Cup bowling challenge earlier this month. Winning by only two points, the Hospitality College took home the cup for the third year in a row. More than 100 students, alumni, faculty, and staff participated in the challenge. To commemorate the 10th...
March 26, 2019
Ashley Schobert (Brookings Mountain West, Economics, and Political Science), a student of the Brookings public policy minor program, wrote an opinion editorial, "Single-payer Health Care is a Worthy Goal for the US — Eventually," which was published in the Las Vegas Sun. The piece offers a response to the March 7 campus event, "The Great Debate," ...
March 19, 2019
Stephen Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) co-authored an article with others, titled "A Time-Varying Approach of the US Welfare Cost of Inflation." Their article was published in the March issue of Macroeconomics Dynamics.