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Philanthropist and Lee Business School namesake remembered for his generosity and commitment to education.
The Optum Dr. Tony and Renee Marlon Endowed Chair at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV has been awarded to the man who created the state's first orthopaedics residency program.
Marjorie Barrick’s involvement in UNLV and the community went far beyond her time in the classroom. Here's the story of one of our campus' pioneers.
HOPE Scholar Theresa Butler earns her bachelor's and dives into public policy based on her experience.
The alumni engagement events coordinator makes the plans to make people happy.
From the Solar Decathlon to student scholarships, Commercial Roofers helps students rise to demands of challenging field.
Foundation In The News
One-time-use, recyclable bed sheets; a durable cleaning robot; and a virus-capturing HVAC system were among the winners of the competition spearheaded by the Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The results are in. UNLV announces the winners of its global contest to help bring business back to Las Vegas after taking a hard hit from the pandemic. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean has the top innovators, including a look at a local entry.
Volan Technology has been recognized with the Lee Prize Nevada Innovation Award by the UNLV Lee Business School. Selected from 250 proposals submitted from 32 states and nine countries, Volan Technology, one of eight winners, won due to its advanced solution for enterprise-scale, precise and private contact tracing software enabling hospitality operators to make dramatic improvements in virus prevention and save millions of dollars in manual tracing. The AI-based technology also enables organizations to report and respond to emergencies with extraordinary speed and accuracy.
Five teams of entrepreneurs have been awarded $900,000 combined to help the hospitality, entertainment and travel industries recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fast-casual dining is dominating the restaurant industry, and its growth is expected to continue at a rapid pace in a post-pandemic economy.
Department of Commerce Chief of Staff Mike Walsh spent the last two days in Las Vegas to announce a grant for UNLV and to learn more about the area’s “uniquely hard hit” economy.