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Facilities Management News

Facilities Management supports and maintains UNLV’s learning, research, and working environments.

Current Facilities Management News

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Campus News | April 20, 2023

The Sustainability Task Force is working to create UNLV's official climate action plan.

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Business and Community | April 10, 2023

During the Recyclin’ Rebels event on Earth Day, the community is invited to drop off electronics, paper, and other recyclables at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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People | March 10, 2023

Marge and Bill Speer’s love and dedication to each other and the university has been commemorated in what once was their favorite spot on campus.

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People | February 13, 2023

The research infrastructure manager finds joy in troubleshooting the inevitable research space issues all across campus.

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UNLV History | January 13, 2023

A living reminder of the late arborist and UNLV Grounds supervisor of 35 years is rising up along the Academic Mall.

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Campus News | January 10, 2023

Liaisons assist with the successful daily operation of campus buildings by keeping communication lines open between occupants and Facilities Management.

Facilities Management In The News

December 27, 2021

With supply chain impacts boosting the price of almost everything this year — including Christmas trees — residents are asked to make the most of their holiday investment by recycling their tree instead of tossing it in the trash.


KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
December 27, 2021

Christmas tree recycling has once again begun in the Las Vegas valley.

May 17, 2021

Global Recycling Day is March 18. But before you start picking through the trash to find recyclables, what exactly can be recycled in Southern Nevada?

El Tiempo
March 26, 2021

When Clark County's first city introduced single-stream recycling in 2012, advocates expected a robust program that would increase recycling rates and efficiency.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 26, 2021

When the first city in Clark County was introduced to single-stream recycling in 2012, advocates hoped for a robust program that would increase recycling rates and efficiency.

Las Vegas Sun
December 31, 2020

Justin Powers had a banner year selling Christmas trees, but he always reminds people about how to properly dispose of them after the holidays.

Facilities Management Experts

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Recent Facilities Management Accomplishments

March 7, 2022
Musa Pam (Facilities Management) presented a session, “Championing Anti-Racism in Facilities Management and Beyond,” at APPA, the association for facilities management professionals’ Facilities Symposium in November.  The presentation used data for front-line facilities workers to explore why minorities are underrepresented in leadership…
September 9, 2021
Jerome "JT" Davis (Facilities Management) was named the first-ever employee of the month for the landscape, grounds, and arboretum department.
December 1, 2012
The facilities management department received an incentive check from NV Energy in the amount of $10,969 for its participation in the Sure Bet Program. According to NV Energy, the program is designed to make energy efficiency improvements more cost effective for businesses. The improvements not only help save on electric bills, but also protect…