Current Foundation News
College receives $5 million gift from Panda Express co-founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng to support new program in rapidly growing field.
A Scholarship Fund Honoring Regent Sam Lieberman Draws Community Support
Diana Bennett, who assumed new role in May, says leadership starts with listening.
A bequest from Patrick Thomas Rose will help Nevadans seeking medical degrees.
Thanks to a $9 million gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, UNLV’s College of Hospitality and Boyd School of Law will develop multiple education initiatives related to tribal gaming and hospitality.
From busboy to COO of one of the world's largest resort brands, Bill Hornbuckle has never forgotten those who helped him get to the top. Now, he’s determined to help others get there too.
Foundation In The News
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.
It’s unnaturally quiet these days on the UNLV campus, which normally would be swirling with students preparing for final exams coming.
As states begin reopening after shutting down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, certain industries, such as hospitality, entertainment and travel, may not bounce immediately back until both guests and employees feel safe being close to one another again.