News: Division of Research and Economic Development

vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
A woman places a tray inside a research freezer
Research | March 4, 2021
A "minus 80" freezer keeps the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine well below zero, but it was a mistake UNLV got it in the first place.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab at UNLV
Research | December 29, 2020
A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.
medical professional conducting a curbside COVID-19 test to person in blue vehicle
Research | December 17, 2020
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.
Research | November 16, 2020
UNLV, UNR team up to help tech entrepreneurs earn federal funds for early-stage business development.
Research | October 29, 2020
The thrill of celebrity encounters doesn't end with their deaths, according to UNLV tourism researcher Marta Soligo.
People | October 26, 2020
One of her hobbies has taught the lab safety manager that sometimes the victor is the one who just keeps moving forward.
A photo of the area surrounding UNLV with the Las Vegas Strip in the background
Research | July 13, 2020
UNLV researchers share lessons learned from Casino Cosmopol CEO Per Jaldung.
UNLV International Gaming Institute Logo
Business and Community | June 30, 2020
“The Big Questions: Online Gambling and Sports Wagering” will help identify a responsible path forward for policymakers and regulators nationwide.
A woman stands at a podium, speaking to an unseen audience. An image is displayed on a screen to her right.
People | May 11, 2020
The university's export control officer's path to higher education started in the military.