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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.
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.
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
Team Wingin’ It, a group led by UNLV students, hatched a plan to help Las Vegas become more energy efficient and plucked the $10K grand prize during the Consumer Electronics Show.
Four newly minted grads will be recognized by UNLV President Len Jessup during Saturday's commencement for their academic and research excellence.
Director of UNLV's Center for Energy Research Robert Boehm helps make serious improvements that cut down on desert solar power plant's use of water.
From finances to energy, health care, and more, UNLV graduate student researchers are asking important questions about America’s future.
A future aerospace engineer and son of UNLV alumni.
MealCheck Technologies, Inc. will produce the UNLV invention, which combines the best of existing fitness-monitoring devices to make dieting or staying healthy easier than ever.
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Mechanical Engineering In The News
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.
If you’ve been following the World Series, you may have noted a special appearance during game four.
On Saturday, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros will meet for Game 4 of the World Series. As with any Major League Baseball game, the competition will kick off with a ceremonial pitch. But this one will be especially awe-worthy, featuring a 7-year-old girl with a 3D-printed hand.
Earlier this year, Hailey Dawson was determined to convince every Major League team to let her throw out a ceremonial first pitch at their ballpark. By the time her day was complete on Saturday, she crossed another stadium off her list, doing so on the biggest stage imaginable.