Division of Research and Economic Development News
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Current Research and Economic Development News
Working with UNLV and Caesars Entertainment, Intel will provide state-of-the-art computing equipment and hands-on internships for UNLV students.
Collaboration to focus on sports-science, data analytics and student-athlete success.
UNLV sports and gender equity researcher Nancy Lough weighs in on the wage gap, marketing/sponsorship, and role of men and media in the sports industry.
New research reveals how undocumented students pursue justice and joy at the nation’s most diverse campus.
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
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Research and Economic Development In The News
People around the Coachella Valley depend on tourism to drive our local economy. Experts say approximately half of our jobs are in some way connected to tourism or hospitality. Protecting them is vitally important.
Las Vegas has been in a constant state of reinvention, while its latest, as a citywide, family friendly amusement park, seems like its most inclusive. Las Vegas can hook you up, young, old and in-between. No longer is this desert town geared merely for adults only, with an inspired, evolved-to-iconic status ad campaign, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," but home too, to one of the nation's most exclusive shopping centers, Fashion Show, as well as its discount sister-stop, the Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. There are lots of outdoorsy activities (for fall through early spring), and the opportunity to indulge in five-star hotels and restaurants. Vegas is also a world-class concert venue and convention destination.
ICYMI, we published the annual Southern California Casino Guide Monday (you may have seen our special email to you loyal Casino Insider subscribers), but since everyone likes to eat we wanted to highlight our list of all of the restaurants at the area’s casinos.
A frequent traveler to Las Vegas for business, Joe Jensen has often wondered if the hotel check-in process could be shortened.
UNLV and Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s soon-to-open Black Fire Innovation research and technology hub has caught the eye of technology giant Intel.
Black Fire Innovation is a new research and technology hub created to drive innovation in the hospitality, gaming and entertainment industry. The hub is now announcing its collaboration Intel, which will provide technology and computing resources in order to help develop next-generation data-rich consumer experiences while also offering research and internship opportunities for students and partners at the Black Fire Innovation facility. The 43,000 square-foot-space was designed to change the landscape of hospitality with its replica integrated resort labs, where new concepts can be created and tested.