News: Black Fire Innovation

The Sphere on the Las Vegas Strip.
Campus News | October 2, 2023

A collection of news stories highlighting expert insights, research, and academic achievement.

sign saying "Gaming & Risk Taking"
Campus News | May 31, 2023

UNLV gathers international experts to discuss emerging gaming industry issues, including the intersection of tourism, sports, and entertainment.

U.N.L.V. students pose with check after winning innovation challenge
Campus News | April 7, 2022

UNLV launches new challenge for Rebels with an entrepreneurial eye, encourages interdisciplinary problem-solving.

U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Business and Community | December 28, 2021

A yearlong collection of headlines featuring innovative ideas, discoveries, and partnerships to move Southern Nevada forward.

A man stares out of a hotel room window
Business and Community | September 28, 2021

Housekeeping robots and meltable bedsheets are no longer the stuff of sci-fi. Here's how UNLV and industry partners are helping to steady a shaken hospitality industry through innovative product development.

three people in front of gaming computers
Business and Community | January 24, 2020

Gaming, entertainment, and resort research facility kicks off landmark public-private partnership between UNLV and Caesars Entertainment.

U.N.L.V. students playing esports games at Black Fire Innovation
Business and Community | January 23, 2020

Gardner Company, UNLV, and Caesars Entertainment launch new era for research and innovation in Southern Nevada.

rendering of showing large video board
Business and Community | October 29, 2019

Working with UNLV and Caesars Entertainment, Intel will provide state-of-the-art computing equipment and hands-on internships for UNLV students.

Black Fire rendering
Business and Community | April 29, 2019

The 43,000 square-foot “Black Fire Innovation” space will include replicated elements of a Caesars casino and resort to provide real-life conditions for product testing and a place for students to train to enter the workforce of the future.