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Office of Information Technology News

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is the central unit responsible for supporting the academic, research, and administrative aims of the campus through the effective use of technology.

Current Information Technology News

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Campus News | September 29, 2022

The new 100-gigabit network addresses the increasing need for connectivity, which supports the university’s expanding research efforts.

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Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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Campus News | June 7, 2022

Vito Rocco tackles the shoring up cybersecurity efforts without impeding access to systems and data for campus users.

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Research | March 15, 2022

Research division hosting event to explore unmet needs and plan for the future of UNLV's computing infrastructure.

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Campus News | February 10, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

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Campus News | January 12, 2022

Liberal Arts faculty tackle affordability of course materials in first-year seminars as campus begins incorporating more open access resources.

Information Technology In The News

December 7, 2021

Read about the installation of Sennheiser's TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphones at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, how they integrated Sennheiser's TeamConnect Ceiling 2 system as a core element of their innovative “RebelFlex” classroom audiovisual solution.

Commerical Integrator
November 19, 2021

Using Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 beamforming microphones, UNLV created a new hybrid learning classroom standard.

Vegas Inc
November 18, 2021

Their collective, future-focused vision brings the work of the Valley’s growing tech scene to the forefront and demonstrates how technology improves the lives of all those who live, work and play here.

AV Magazine
November 17, 2021

Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 mics form part of a new AV concept that has been described as the “Swiss Army Knife of classrooms” at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Campus Technology
November 15, 2021

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has introduced a number of hyflex classrooms, capable of accommodating students attending in person and online.

Tech Decisions
November 12, 2021

Using Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 beamforming microphones, UNLV created a new hybrid learning classroom standard.

Information Technology Experts

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An expert in behavioral cybersecurity.

Recent Information Technology Accomplishments

April 8, 2021
Kimberly James, Timothy Jones, Phillip Zawarus, Sean Slattery, Olga Townsend, Genevieve Tremblay, Francisco Menendez, Adam Paul (all Fine Arts), Althea Inns, Ted Weisman (OIT), and Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies) contributed to a national online conversation about Envisioning a Post-pandemic Future for Arts and Media Higher Education…
February 27, 2020
Shellie Brattain (OIT) and Dana Angioni (Business) co-chairs of the Family Advocacy Committee recently presented in the 2020 National Association of College Auxiliary Services/Association of College Unions - International-sponsored webinar "Why Lactation Suites are Important for Supporting Families." Attendees learned about lactation suites and…
January 29, 2019
Scott Menter and Frank Alaimo (both Office of Information Technology) will present at the Integrated Systems Europe conference in Amsterdam next month. They will discuss the classroom technology services team's experience building an enterprise audiovisual system for the university as part of the "What's Next ... Higher Education Integrated…
November 7, 2017
The Classroom Technology Services department within the Office of Information Technology has been featured in an AVIXA case study for their innovative use of data that has saved the university an estimated $77,000 annually. The case study, UNLV Uses Data to Highlight the Value of a Well-managed AV Operation, explores how the department used data…
December 14, 2016
Matt Bernacki (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) and Cam Johnson (Office of Information Technology) headed a research team of UNLV staff and students that has won a 2016 Splunk Public Sector Innovation Award. The group received the Mission Award for Education during the Splunk GovSummit Conference in Washington, D.C., last month. The…
August 11, 2016
The Classroom Technology Services (CTS) department of the office of information technology has been featured in a higher education case study by Crestron. The case study explores how CTS has helped minimize “lost” class time due to technological issues by standardizing equipment, implementing monitoring tools, and developing a custom-made touch-…