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Entertainment Engineering and Design: A Decade of Growth

Here's how alumni of UNLV's unique program are marrying the creative pursuits of fine arts with the technical know-how of engineering.

In This Series

male student with arms folded and streaks of light from aerial drones in the background
Campus News | September 11, 2018
How fusing technology and fine arts is helping students build new creations and careers at top studios like Pixar.
Male student standing in front of monitors with arms folded.
Campus News | September 12, 2018
After a stint with the show American Ninja Warrior, the entertainment engineering grad's next challenge is scary.
woman sitting in hoop above stage
People | September 12, 2018
Entertainment engineering alumna works behind the scenes to help clients like Shania Twain and Drake
woman surrounded by video slot machines
People | September 12, 2018
Alumna parlayed her an internship at an interactive gaming company into a full-time job. Now she helps recruit the interns.
man surrounded by lit up costumes
People | September 12, 2018
Entertainment engineering alumnus combines light technology with costume design for Cirque du Soliel and freelance clients.
animatronic character asking "What's Next?"
Campus News | September 13, 2018
The future of education is in programs — like UNLV's entertainment engineering and design — that reach beyond traditional academic disciplines to broaden the way students think.

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