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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 | June 10, 2021

Campus efforts will cut down on paper waste and free up office space.

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Campus News | May 26, 2021

A pandemic staple — remote education — will be incorporated into select traditional classes. Instructors sought for pilot program this fall.

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People | May 26, 2021

Shellie Brattain-Mazzella suggests women join campus committees to learn more about UNLV.

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Campus News | November 23, 2020

Office of information technology had a busy summer preparing for a remote campus this fall.

Campus News | November 18, 2020

With the cost of textbooks rising, Open Educational Resources offer an alternative.

Theater students practice on stage
Campus News | September 10, 2020

Some courses find themselves in unfamiliar environments as the logistics of social distancing require in-person classes get creative with their spaces.

Information Technology In The News

AV Network
June 11, 2021

Visix continues its multiyear rollout of a digital signage network for the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), now serving five departments with an eclectic and engaging blend of custom interactive wayfinding systems, traditional digital signage, and meeting space solutions.

rAVe PUBS
June 9, 2021

Visix continues its multiyear rollout of a digital signage network for the University of Las Vegas (UNLV), now serving five departments with an eclectic and engaging blend of custom interactive wayfinding systems, traditional digital signage and meeting space solutions.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 12, 2020

UNLV is preparing to transition to remote/virtual instruction no later than April 3, according to a memo that was sent to faculty and staff on Wednesday.

Jacky Rosen
February 24, 2020

Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation for awarding the University of Nevada, Las Vegas a grant totaling $399,999 to better engage female secondary education students to pursue the fields of computing and engineering.

Washington Post
February 22, 2020

The appeal to tech-savvy Democrats went out the week after technology crashed the Iowa caucuses — and days before the presidential nominating contest was set to touch down in Nevada.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 20, 2020

On Feb. 12, Forbes Travel Guide announced that two Las Vegas hotels — the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore — had been upgraded from a four-star rating to five stars.

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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-...