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Plus: Rebels around the world show their spirit.
Bills include funding for the UNLV School of Medicine, College of Engineering, and student veterans.
Every year, the Valley roadways see preventable fatalities involving young people. The UNLV campus had displayed a crash caused by impaired driving. The visualization is meant to bring awareness to the consequences of teens driving impaired.
While 3D printed prosthetics are good at helping people complete simple tasks like holding a pen or opening a door, we’ve also seen some special 3D printed prostheses for use in activities like playing an instrument, running, or playing sports, like baseball. 7-year-old Hailey Dawson, who is missing the three middle fingers on her right hand, wants to show people that kids with handicaps like hers can still have great lives and enjoy normal activities. You may ask how exactly she plans to do this, and the answer is pretty interesting – by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch for every Major League Baseball (MLB) game.
Teachers and students from across the Clark County School District are looking toward the future of STEM education with a six-week crash course underway at UNLV. The program consists of the Research Experience for Teachers (RET) and the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP), which run concurrently at the university.
A little girl born with a rare disease is on a quest to throw the ceremonial first pitch for every Major League Baseball team as she sets out to prove that children can live extraordinary lives despite their handicaps or physical deformities.
Jelani Allen wasn’t the only valley resident who made the trip to the “American Ninja Warrior” tryouts in Kansas City, Missouri. But 24-year-old Kevin Brekke was the only one who showed up already a winner.
Dean, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
An expert in electrical and computer engineering, solid state sensors, devices, physics, and modeling of devices and photonics.
Lincy Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
An expert in the theory and application of transportation systems, traffic dynamics, and distracted driving
Lincy Professor of Unmanned Aerial Systems
An internationally renowned expert in autonomous systems, drones, and robotics.