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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

Dec 6, 2017
Business & Community

A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.


woman and man
Nov 22, 2017
People

Student-athletes reach out to local schoolchildren.


man giving presentation
Nov 8, 2017
Research

Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.


Children and a college student plant seeds
Oct 12, 2017
Business & Community

115 UNLV volunteers fan out across the city to help community nonprofits.


Fireworks ignite during commencement
May 11, 2017
People

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


Jin Ouk Choi
May 8, 2017
People

This South Korean-born civil and environmental engineering professor has been to more U.S. cities than most Americans. In fact, it was a U.S. city that originally ignited his passion for his profession.


Erica Marti and students assembles a portable solar energy classroom kit
Mar 3, 2017
Campus News

Solar kits illuminates energy concepts for both teachers and high school students.


Ryan Sherman
Oct 31, 2016
People

Being a civil engineer definitely is a cool profession, according to Sherman. After all, sometimes you get to blow things up.


commencement ceremony
May 12, 2016
Campus News

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to honor a few exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


Walter C. Vodrazka Jr.
May 10, 2016
Campus News

Advice from Walter C. Vodrazka Jr., Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year


Kristina Swallow
Apr 29, 2016
People

Graduate Kristina Swallow would be the first Nevadan to hold the top position with the American Society of Civil Engineers.


Ying Tian
Apr 13, 2015
Research

After seven firefighters died in a collapsed parking garage, engineering professor Ying Tian wanted to help design more resilient buildings. His research was shored up with seed money from a UNLV grant.


Apr 9, 2014
Campus News
Creators of Skyworks Aerial Systems plan to use prize money to research and develop new drone models.

Mar 11, 2014
Campus News
University’s top ranked graduate/specialty programs include Boyd Law School’s legal writing program at No. 3, dispute resolution at No. 9.