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Campus News | April 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

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Business and Community | April 14, 2021

UNLV real estate expert Dr. Vivek Sah examines the success of Southern Nevada’s housing market throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how it differs from the Great Recession.

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Business and Community | April 5, 2021

UNLV marketing expert Anjala Krishen examines how brands become icons, and the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on marketing to consumers.

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Campus News | March 29, 2021

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.

Campus News | March 24, 2021

Nontraditional student scholars benefit from re-entry scholarships.

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Business and Community | March 1, 2021

Annual Rebels Give event turns to the sometimes subtle and rich ways that philanthropy ties together UNLV and Las Vegans.

Business In The News

Newswise
April 2, 2021

Your allergies are running rampant, so you reach to grab a tissue. Though, you probably call it a Kleenex.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 30, 2021

Designer shoes, luxury bags and fine jewelry grace the walls of Max Pawn off Sahara.

KNPR News
March 24, 2021

Nevada is quickly moving towards full vaccination. About a quarter of us have received one dose of the vaccine. Close to 14 percent are fully vaccinated.

Wallet Hub
March 24, 2021

Buying a home represents an important milestone for most consumers. But for those who dive in to the deep end of real estate without a financial safety net, the decision could lead to buyer’s remorse in the long run. Mortgage rates hit an all-time low during the coronavirus pandemic, but they are beginning to rise again as conditions start to improve. In the wake of rates that are still quite low overall, many homeowners have looked to refinance, and many other Americans are wondering if now is a good time to buy.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 12, 2021

UNLV economics professor Ian McDonough knew that many seniors across the Las Vegas Valley did not have access to nutritious food even before the pandemic.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 10, 2021

Nevadans are optimistic about Las Vegas’ post-coronavirus future, but they believe a full economic recovery is going to take some time, according to a poll of likely Nevada voters.

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Recent Business Accomplishments

April 15, 2021
Hans Rawhouser (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and Ian McDonough (Economics) published a paper with Chris Sutter (Miami), "Venture Acceleration and Entrepreneurial Growth in Central America," about accelerators supporting entrepreneurs in the most recent issue of the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship. Using 24 months of pre-...
April 13, 2021
Olivia Cheche (Political Science) and Peter Grema (Economics) presented their research at the 2021 Western Regional Honors Council Virtual Conference, last week. Cheche's research on "The Culture of Policing in Las Vegas" presents national and local data on disparities related to the racial, social, and fiscal aspects within the Las Vegas...
April 12, 2021
Kirk Silvernail (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology), with colleagues at University of Otago in New Zealand; California State University, Fullerton; and University of Massachusetts, Amherst, published an article “Perceived Fairness of Faculty Governance: A Study of 51 Countries” in Higher Education. This study investigated the perceived...
April 12, 2021
Paulette Tandy (Accounting) recently received a $10,000 grant from the Internal Audit Foundation for The Institute for Internal Auditors' (IIA) Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) program for the 2021-22 academic year. The grant will be used to hire a teaching assistant to help with the internal auditing classes and continuing to...
April 12, 2021
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) published an article, "Rethinking Global Vaccine Inequality: Lessons from Game Theory." in Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, the official publication of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. This article discusses inequality in COVID-19 vaccine...
March 26, 2021
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business) and Brian Labus (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) were interviewed by KNPR's State of Nevada this week. They participated as panel experts in the episode "Vaccinated, Now What?" Labus provided advice on COVID prevention measures as the proportion of vaccinated Nevadans increases. Krishen...