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Current Entrepreneurship and Innovation News

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Campus News | May 26, 2022

In the fair city of Verona, UNLV's Global Entrepreneurship Experience learn about marketing and social impact in Italy.

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Campus News | May 23, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students stop in Torino, Italy for coffee, chocolate, and shopping at a local street market

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Campus News | May 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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Business and Community | October 1, 2021

UNLV Incubator at Hughes Center will help students bridge the gap between a big idea and a marketable business.

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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.

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Campus News | December 10, 2020

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

Entrepreneurship and Innovation In The News

Fox News
April 6, 2022

Many people picked up side hustles throughout pandemic, and one involves furry friends

Info Play
September 30, 2021

Blackstone LaunchPad announced today that it will bring its student entrepreneurship and skills development program to students at the College of Southern Nevada and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The Herald-Chronicle
September 29, 2021

Blackstone LaunchPad announced today that it is bringing its student entrepreneurship and skill-building program to students at the College of Southern Nevada and University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Blackstone Launchpad
September 29, 2021

Blackstone LaunchPad announced today that it is bringing its student entrepreneurship and skill-building program to students at the College of Southern Nevada and University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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September 29, 2021

Blackstone LaunchPad announced today that it is bringing its student entrepreneurship and skill-building program to students at the College of Southern Nevada and University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Wall Street Journal
June 1, 2021

With millions of small companies reeling from the pandemic, owners and advocates hope the Small Business Administration under President Biden will offer more solutions to their troubles. But what is it small businesses actually want from the SBA?

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Recent Entrepreneurship and Innovation Accomplishments

June 10, 2022
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-authors have been chosen as the winners of the Best Paper Award in Strategy Division at the 2022 Annual Conference: ASAC (Administrative Sciences Association of Canada). They presented a research paper, "What's Inside the Mind of a CEO? The Effects of Discretionary Slack…
May 4, 2022
Emir Malikov (Economics), together with his former doctoral advisee, Jingfang Zhang who is currently at the University of Kentucky, co-authored an article, "Off-Balance Sheet Activities and Scope Economies in U.S. Banking," that has been accepted at the Journal of Banking & Finance, an A-level journal on the Lee Business School journal list.…
April 27, 2022
Yong Li (Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation) and co-author Jing Li (Simon Fraser University) recently won the Case Centre's best case award for the Strategy and General Management category in 2022 for their case, Amazon Goes Global 2020. The case covers Amazon’s global strategy in the last two decades, with a focus on entry timing…
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…
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…