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A Fresh Attack: Cosmetic Changes Could Only Be the Start of a Coach Tony Sanchez's New Rebel Era
Tony Sanchez watched UNLV’s final 2014 home game from the stands at Sam Boyd Stadium in possession of the town’s worst-kept secret: The Rebels wanted him to leave his safe home to scramble up the sheer face of the state’s highest football mountain.
Te world’s first 3D printed car has already been made – it’s happened, and it’s called The Strati. Local Motors first developed the initial schematics for the vehicle in June 2014, and ever since then they’ve been working to optimize the design: the team has showcased their astounding 3D printing abilities and begun development on the first highway-ready models.
Local Motors partners with UNLV on autonomous, self-driving 3D printed cars
Over the past few years, few 3D printing startups in the world have created as much excitement as the Phoenix, AZ-based Local Motors company. Over the last few years, they have been working hard at a seemingly impossible creation: 3D printed cars. And they have gotten increasingly good at it, unveiling their signature Strati car last year.
Mary-Ann Winkelmes: Transparency in Teaching and Learning
Mary-Ann Winkelmes has posed some of the most important questions in higher education today. As the director of the Transparency in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Project, she urges faculty to think about how they teach by asking their students to think about how they learn. We interviewed Mary-Ann in August 2015 to discuss teaching and learning, and how greater intentionality can deepen student learning and boost student success. (Interview posted: September 2, 2015)
The director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV is writing a book that will include a chapter titled: "Frank Sinatra Did Not Integrate Las Vegas: The Black Community's Attainment of Equal Public Accommodations."
UNLV’s Sanchez ready for his collegiate coaching debut
For eight months, Tony Sanchez has been a professional pitchman.
The city of Las Vegas, the university, the coaching staff — Sanchez has spent the majority of his transition from high school to college selling himself and everything his new program has to offer to anyone willing to listen. That includes his own players, to whom Sanchez has tried to act as a “gatekeeper of the culture” that he and the staff are trying to implement.