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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 |

Academic leaders remove enrollment barriers, expand regional recruitment efforts, and improve communication through personalized support.

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People |

The structured cabling engineer connects with the next generation to help them develop skills for their future careers.

The UNLV Football team celebrates after a Homecoming win. (Lucas Peltier/UNLV Athletics)
Campus News |

Spirited competitions. Nail-biting wins. Time-honored traditions. A homecoming week to remember.

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Campus News |

A high security score challenge and other fun activities help students, faculty, and staff take charge of their online lives.

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People |

Safiyya Bintali will attend Educause’s annual conference and network with technology professionals to further her IT career goals.

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People |

The business systems analyst and functional architect received the Administrative Faculty of the Year Award.

Information Technology In The News


Teaching is hard work, right? Data from a 2022 Gallup Panel Workforce Study found that K-12 education employees are the most exhausted, with 44% of such respondents saying they feel always/often burned out at work, followed by college/university workers on 35%.


When OpenAI unleashed ChatGPT on the Internet, many college students used the generative AI tool to author papers on their behalf -- much to the chagrin of academia. But Salesforce's upcoming GenAI tools aim to enhance learning and academic support services.

Commercial Integrator

With the Panopto certification, the Epiphan Pearl Family will help improve classroom engagement and learning outcomes in higher education.


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.

Commercial Integrator

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

Vegas Inc

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.

Information Technology Experts

An economist studying microeconometrics, economics of food security, health economics, and urban economics        
An expert in behavioral cybersecurity.

Recent Information Technology Accomplishments

Tradition-Innovations in Art, Design, and Media Education Panel Kimberly G. James (Music), Kymberly Mellen (Theatre), Phillip Zawarus (Architecture), Olga Townsend (UNLV Art Alumna), Adam Paul (Film), Julian Kilker (JMS), Timothy Jones (Music), Morgan Iommi (NSC), Alethea Inns (OIT), and Yvonne Houy (College of Fine Arts) presented on "tradition…
Trauma-Informed Performing Arts Education Workshop Kymberly Mellen (Theatre), Alethea Inns (OIT), Morgan Iommi (NSC), Olga Townsend (UNLV Art Alumna), and Yvonne Houy (College of Fine Arts) facilitated the most requested workshop for the 2022 Art Schools Network national conference. Trauma — an emotional response to disturbing events —…
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…
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…
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…
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…