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Lee Business School News

The Lee Business School advances the knowledge and practice of business, develops business leaders, and fosters intellectual and economic vitality through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and outreach.

Current Business News

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People | September 16, 2021

UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.

Campus News | September 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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People | September 7, 2021

Alumnus Mike Peregrina turns his humbling financial setback into a new model for home buying.

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People | August 24, 2021

Philanthropist and Lee Business School namesake remembered for his generosity and commitment to education.

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Campus News | August 19, 2021

With a new semester upon us, UNLV gradually returns to in-person events and operations.

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People | August 11, 2021

Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute's Caitlin Saladino's work helping fuel undergraduate research earns her UNLV's Top Tier Award.

Business In The News

Mesquite Local News
September 13, 2021

The UNLV Lee Business School hosted a Celebration of Life for its benefactor and namesake, Theodore “Ted” Lee on Friday, Sept. 10.

CDC Gaming Reports Inc.
September 13, 2021

The UNLV Lee Business School hosted a Celebration of Life for its benefactor and namesake, Theodore “Ted” Lee on Friday, Sept. 10.

U.S. News & World Report
September 9, 2021

A display of eloquence and poise during B-school interviews often leads to acceptance, experts say.

WTOP News
September 9, 2021

Many prestigious business schools place significant weight on a candidate’s admissions interview performance.

The Conversation
September 9, 2021

In a study published in the Journal of Management in Engineering, we analyzed whether knowledge accessibility – defined as the time and effort that individuals spend seeking knowledge from their colleagues – is influenced by gender.

El Tiempo
September 7, 2021

From the return of big concerts, to crowded resorts, to record levels of gambling income, the signs of Las Vegas' economic revival are hard to miss these days.

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Recent Business Accomplishments

September 15, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently had her research on The Future of the Live Entertainment Tax in Southern Nevada published in the UNLV Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal. Gilbertson's research examines the history and current state of the Live Entertainment Tax to propose recomendations to...
September 13, 2021
John Starkey (Business) recently received the 2020 Senior Administrative Faculty Award from Lee Business School.  Every year the Lee Business School recognizes members of its administrative faculty and classified staff who have gone above and beyond to assist students, develop and run successful programs, and provide support to academic faculty....
September 10, 2021
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business) published her paper entitled "Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Synthesizing Creativity, Contagious Motivation, and Unique Projects Into the Course Experience" in the Journal of Marketing Education. The goal of this study is to examine relationships between creative divergent thinking and...
August 31, 2021
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) and Jinsuh Tark, who is in MBA/MS Hotel Administration dual program, published a business case study "Green Car Inc.: Strategic Direction in the Car-Sharing Service Industry" with Ivey Publishing. Ivey Publishing is a leading business case study publisher with a global perspective. The...
August 19, 2021
Lisa Ly, Yonosuke DeJesus and Guadalope Moreno Ceballos, Dylone C. Braganza, James M. Hyman, Katie Gilbertson, Raisa Kabir, Manoj Sharma, Sayeda Tazim Zaidi, Chia-Liang Dai, and Nathalie Martinez all published mansuscripts in the Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal’s spring 2021 issue. This issue celebrates the work of undergraduate researchers...
August 12, 2021
Kim Nehls  (Marketing and International Business) published an article, "Building homes and hopes: The transformative service of YouthBuild Las Vegas," in the Journal of Services Marketing. This study aims to fill the call for more transformative service research specifically related to urban education, poverty, and well-being. The YouthBuild...