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Facilities Management News

Facilities Management consists of multiple units that support and preserve our state-supported facilities, equipment, and assets. This includes buildings and areas over our Maryland, Paradise, and Shadow Lane campuses.

Current Facilities Management News

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Research |

Funding is part of Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program to develop zero emissions ironmaking and ultra-low life cycle emissions steelmaking.

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People |

2024 UNLV Student Service Award winner Makayla Franklin inspires Black pride and representation on campus through Afrikan Black Coalition Conference.

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Campus News |

Revitalization efforts for Drive Up Drop Off program will include repainting dumpsters and new signage to spread the word about the program's services.

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Campus News |

Learn how you can become part of UNLV's Climate Action Plan.

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Campus News |

How the UNLV/CCSD Pollen Monitoring Program can help you keep tabs on local allergens.

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People |

Whether it’s photographing events like commencement or a staff portrait for your UNLV People page — the job’s a snap for this multimedia content specialist.

Facilities Management In The News


For more than 30 years, Nevada has asked households to recycle 25 percent of qualified materials — plastics, paper, aluminum and more. It’s not a mandate. And in 2021, Nevada’s division of environmental protection said 24 percent had been reached. That means just one out of four recyclable materials are thrown into the light-blue recycle bin in Southern Nevada. Part of the reason it might not be more is that people still have questions over what is and what isn’t recyclable.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

Many if not all apartments or condos do not offer recycling services. When Las Vegas valley resident Jennifer Turchin wants to recycle she drives to the north part of town to drop off recycling items.

Las Vegas Sun

Gardening in Southern Nevada is both a blessing and a curse for those possessing a green thumb. While enjoying a long growing season, desert gardeners must also nurture their plants through the searing summer heat however they can.


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

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


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?

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Recent Facilities Management Accomplishments

Donald Johnson (Facilities Management), assistant director of Facilities Operations, recently made a presentation at the Honeywell User Group Conference in Orlando, Florida. The presentation was titled, "Campus Lifecycle Upgrades." The topic was centered on UNLV's long-term relationship with Honeywell, what we have done, and how we plan…
Tommy Gugino (Law) and Musa Pam (Facilities) celebrated their graduation from the Leadership Henderson program over the weekend.  Leadership Henderson is a 10-month program, put on by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, that educates and empowers professional in the community to build and maintain a strong network of community…
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…
Jerome "JT" Davis (Facilities Management) was named the first-ever employee of the month for the landscape, grounds, and arboretum department.
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…