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Department of Mechanical Engineering
From magic and witchcraft to building robots using Legos, these wild courses can put swordfighters in training and future presidents ready to deal with environmental catastrophe.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Commencement speaker Michelle Quizon is searching for the right materials to help build artificial organs that could help make diabetes a thing of the past.
Rebel Robotics team wins out over more than a dozen schools in American Society of Mechanical Engineers competition; takes on world next.
The 25-year-old triumph of two UNLV engineering professors and their quest to build the world’s largest flying disc.
Kwang Kim, a 2018 Distinguished Professor, work in biomedical engineering is inspiring a new generation of researchers.
March 31 game marks 8-year-old Las Vegas girl Hailey Dawson's first Major League Baseball park pitch in 2018 using her UNLV 3D-printed hand.
The co-founder of UNLV’s first esports organization on building community among gamers and UNLV’s chances of winning its first Mountain West Showdown.
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the 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.
From a campus proposal under UNLV's "kissing tree" to a medical crisis — how alumni Matthew and Laura Cutler have handled it all.
Meet Maria Gerardi, the UNLV engineering graduate student behind 7-year-old Hailey Dawson's World Series pitch using a 3D-printed prosthetic hand.
UNLV College of Engineering teams up with a baseball-loving 7-year-old to raise awareness for a rare condition. Here's how you can be part of the team for other kids who need "Robohands."
UNLV's Society of Automotive Engineers chapter sets high-water marks in off-road vehicle design and race competition.
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Mechanical Engineering In The News
8-year-old Hailey Dawson threw out the first pitch using her 3D-printed hand in the Cardinals’ 7:15 p.m. matchup against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
She has a dream of throwing the first pitch at every major league ballpark. Now, she’s one step closer to achieving it.
Hailey Dawson, an 8-year-old who was born missing three fingers due to a rare disease, threw out the first pitch at Tuesday’s White Sox game against the Cleveland Indians.
Hailey Dawson has opened up professional sporting events before, but never in her hometown.
A team of researchers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have developed a device they hilarious call the “Tooth Cracker 5000” to extract 80 percent of the stem cells a pulp contains from a wisdom tooth.