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Current Entrepreneurship and Innovation News

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Research | December 29, 2020

A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.

Campus News | December 10, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.

Campus News | November 5, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.

A portrait of UNLV's new president Keith Whitfield on campus.
Campus News | August 10, 2020

As summer heats up, so do the accomplishments on UNLV’s campus.

man in suit
Business and Community | January 12, 2020

Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship Executive Director Leith Martin on professional mentorship, growing entrepreneurship on campus, and the value of experience.

Yong Li poses for a photograph on UNLV's campus.
People | December 16, 2019

A passion for researching how to make investment decisions in uncertain times led Yong Li to UNLV's Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Buffalo, New York.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation In The News

WalletHub
February 17, 2021

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Vegas Inc
December 14, 2020

Well before COVID-19 became a household term, Xavier Morgan-Lange, Devon Scheg and Daniel Werth got started to formulate plans for an air purification device.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
December 11, 2020

UNLV students are on a mission to wipe out COVID-19. For them, it's about breathing cleaner air. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean speaks with one of the young innovators, who just got a boost from their own school.

Yahoo!
December 11, 2020

UNLV students are on a mission to wipe out COVID-19. For them, it's about breathing cleaner air. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean speaks with one of the young innovators, who just got a boost from their own school.

Pahrump Valley Times
November 18, 2020

A promise of pure air might sound too good to be true, but an innovation from University of Nevada, Las Vegas students could make guests feel safe enough to return to hotels and entertainment venues, a challenge that the hospitality industry has faced since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Travel Weekly
November 17, 2020

With Nevada's tourism sector in free fall this past spring, the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation looked to accelerate recovery with the May launch of the Lee School Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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Recent Entrepreneurship and Innovation Accomplishments

February 19, 2019
Yong Li (Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation), Exequiel Hernandez of the University of Pennsylvania, and Sunhwan Gwon of Korea University, published the article "When Do Ethnic Communities Affect Foreign Location Choice? Dual Entry Strategies of Korean Banks in China" in Academy of Management Journal. Research has shown that firms...
May 12, 2017
Janet Runge (Center for Entrepreneurship) coordinated a five‐way partnership between Lee Business School, Cox Communications, Bank of Nevada, Caesars Entertainment, and Manheim Nevada that has produced 12 new graduates of the Small Business Leadership Academy (SBLA). The SBLA certificate program aims to empower participants with the ability to...
February 1, 2014
Janet Runge (Business School) was honored with the High Tech Mentor Award for her efforts in entrepreneurship education in the winter 2013 edition of Las Vegas Woman magazine. As the school's enrichment coordinator, she oversees the Global Entrepreneurship Experience program and founded the UNLV Center for Entrepreneurship. She has served as...
May 1, 2013
Angela Douglas (Center for Entrepreneurship) was honored as one of 10 up-and-coming professionals by the Las Vegas Business Press in its annual Rising Stars of Business.
May 1, 2013
Andrew Hardin (Center for Entrepreneurship) has been selected as one of three Faculty Advisors of the Year for 2013 by Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. The award recognizes those Nevada college and university educators who have made significant contributions to the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Business Plan Competition....