Office of Economic Development News
The Office of Economic Development seeks to promote private- and public-sector partnerships in order to support economic and workforce development, to attract industry-sponsored research, and to protect and develop intellectual property.
Current Economic Development News
UNLV gathers international experts to discuss emerging gaming industry issues, including the intersection of tourism, sports, and entertainment.
New program assists early-stage companies by connecting them with a variety of resources to support their path to success.
UNLV is emerging as a national leader in fostering the economic mobility of its graduates. For Southern Nevada, that means a healthier middle class.
A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.
A polymer created by a longtime chemistry professor can lower the risk of fires when used as a component of lithium-ion batteries.
More internships on the horizon for students interested in sports entertainment careers, thanks to a privately funded program.
Economic Development In The News
Critics have said it is time to jettison “responsible gambling”, which is not working and may be causing more harm than good to the gaming industry and its customers.
As more states legalize online gambling and sports betting and see revenues explode, they are turning to technology to monitor signs of addiction among users.
According to 2022 data, the average age of a visitor to the city of Las Vegas is 40.7. Millennials visit Sin City more than any other generation, followed by Gen X, Gen Z, and baby boomers, in that order.
The legalization of sports betting is generating billions in revenue — and ruining lots of lives. Here's everything you need to know:
In a recent Mercedes-Benz commercial, a glossy car reflects a city’s bright lights, its driver gazing out the window at the streets rushing by. But the car was not shot in a city, nor did the video’s producers step foot in an outdoor setting.
Dr. Brett Abarbanel is Executive Director the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, International Gaming Institute. Dr. Abarbanel's research explores the intersection of of gambling with esports, video games and traditional sports.