News: Office of Economic Development

Campus News | February 18, 2020
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.
UNLV students playing esports games at Black Fire Innovation
Business and Community | January 23, 2020
Gardner Company, UNLV, and Caesars Entertainment launch new era for research and innovation in Southern Nevada.
Students in red shirts walking outside on campus
Business and Community | December 30, 2019
A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
football players look up at fireworks display
Campus News | December 2, 2019
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
rendering of showing large video board
Business and Community | October 29, 2019
Working with UNLV and Caesars Entertainment, Intel will provide state-of-the-art computing equipment and hands-on internships for UNLV students.
A glass exterior wall faces a wood-lined hallway opposite an interior wall covered in plant life.
Business and Community | April 30, 2019
Solar Decathlon team finishing design work on Mojave Bloom house before a year of construction.
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.
People | March 19, 2019
Drew Brunson’s decision to attend UNLV’s hands-on MBA program led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an esports career.
UNLV students holding large check
Business and Community | January 11, 2019
Inaugural hackathon offered UNLV students unique opportunity to generate innovative commercial products; winner announced during CES 2019 in Las Vegas.
Orlando Bustos
People | November 1, 2018
A simple degree upgrade led graphic designer Orlando Bustos to an internship with NASA and a job with Arcata Associates.
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.