In The News: Center of Business & Economic Research (Archived)

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 24, 2019

For centuries, man has looked into the sky at the red planet and could only wonder at the possibility.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 6, 2019

The NSHE Board of Regents Friday approved a proposal to allow Nevada State College to raise its GPA requirement for admission from 2.0 to 2.5.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
July 31, 2019

A new and expensive arms race seems to be heating up. Billions of dollars have already been earmarked for the development of hypersonic systems, including offensive and defensive missiles.

The Nevada Independent
July 9, 2019

Earlier this year, hackers brought the city of Baltimore to its knees. City employees were locked out of even the simplest systems, and email and phone systems were crippled as citizens were prevented from completing transactions such as paying a water bill.

Las Vegas Sun
June 19, 2019

The construction of a solar plant that would send power to Nevada, Arizona and California is receiving pushback from some environmental groups.

CBS Baltimore
June 11, 2019

After years of throwing baseballs, eight-year-old Hailey Dawson made history as the first person to throw out the first pitch at every MLB stadium, the National Baseball Hall of Fame said.

KSNV-TV: News 3
May 28, 2019

A company called Informatica says it plans to support 25 STEM students chosen for scholarships with support for all of their educational pursuits. The first part of that promise was kept this week as they awarded those students with $1,000 scholarships to attend ID Tech, coding camps hosted by UNLV, which start the first week of June and go through the entire summer.

Occupational Health & Safety
May 21, 2019

Workers at the Yucca Mountain Project in Nevada could be exposed to potentially serious respiratory and radiation hazards if the long-planned High Level Nuclear Waste repository is revived and advanced by Congress, two presenters explained in an education

Hotel Management International Magazine
May 15, 2019

Within what remain quite niche circles, there has been a lot of excitement surrounding blockchain technology's potential to revolutionise the hospitality sector, with some even christening it "a new internet for the travel industry" with the potential to end online travel agency (OTA) ascendancy. Will Moffitt speaks to hoteliers, entrepreneurs, and academics in an effort to separate hype from reality and asks how close we are to seeing mainstream implementation.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
May 10, 2019

Dozens of UNLV engineering students are hoping to leave their revolutionary stamp on the world of technology. Competitions for the best high-tech gadget are underway right now at the Thomas & Mack Center.

KSNV-TV: News 3
May 10, 2019

The meeting rooms at the Thomas & Mack Center were filled Thursday with technological ideas and prototypes worth of the Consumer Electronics Show.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
May 9, 2019

It is the end of another semester, and for UNLV Engineering students that means they'll be competing for cash prizes with product prototypes they've been designing and building over the past year.