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Entertainment Engineering and Design News

Entertainment Engineering Design is a joint effort among the College of Fine Arts and the College of Engineering. Get hands-on experience designing, building, installing, and maintaining the various facilities, equipment, and technologies used in today's entertainment industry.

Current Entertainment Engineering and Design News

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Arts and Culture | September 21, 2022

Join us as we explore how art, design, media, and performing arts disciplines enhance the creation of knowledge.

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Arts and Culture | February 3, 2022

This year's inductees include legendary songstress Dionne Warwick, iconic musician and performer Paul Anka, prima ballerina Cynthia Gregory, and actor and educator Michael Tylo (posthumously).

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Campus News | December 23, 2021

Latest award bolsters the Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach in its mission to support students in middle, high school, and beyond.

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Arts and Culture | October 18, 2021

Co-presented by philanthropist Susan N. Houston, the College of Fine Arts hosts the free annual Art Walk to honor the Las Vegas community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture in Southern Nevada.

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Campus News | July 15, 2021

First-generation entertainment engineering and design major embraces the Las Vegas experience.

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People | January 4, 2021

Great places are made of great people. Here are a few who made the news in 2020.

Entertainment Engineering and Design In The News

Las Vegas Weekly
August 26, 2021

Culture: Art exhibits, theater productions, and more.

Live Design
August 10, 2021

The Vicente Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2009 in memory of Vicente Rodriguez, who died as a result of an accidental fall less than a week after his 20th birthday.

Voice of America
December 16, 2020

In this episode we will explore the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Due to its location in the city nicknamed “The Entertainment Capital of the World,” students at UNLV have the unique opportunity to study the hospitality and entertainment industries in their own backyard - Las Vegas. In addition to having a Digital Experience Lab focused on entertainment design, and a robotics lab using virtual reality to guide robots to new heights, UNLV is recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a “very high research activity” R1 public research university. Get ready to experience the University of Nevada, Las Vegas!

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 24, 2018

Hundreds of UNLV engineering students have a chance to launch their careers with a job fair featuring 90 companies Thursday.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 16, 2015

Talk about a fun day at school. More than 800 Clark County students got to learn about the construction industry.

November 11, 2012

Recent Entertainment Engineering and Design Accomplishments

August 9, 2021
Emma Regentova and Venkatesan Muthukumar  (both Electrical and Computer Engineering ), Si Jung Kim (Entertainment Engineering and Design), and Jonathan Hilpert (Education)  have received an $882,699 award from the National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning program for implementing the project " NEVADA STEM LAB- Cultivating…
March 5, 2019
Dallas Leong (Accounting), Emi Leong (Entertainment Engineering and Design), and Matthew Dobbs (Journalism and Media Studies) will be traveling to Dallas this week with the UNLV Bowling Club for the sectional bowling competition. Dallas Leong, a senior, now is ranked #2 in the nation by the United States Bowling Congress. Emi Leong, a junior, is…
January 18, 2019
Numerous UNLV Students won awards at the Media Innovation Hackathon sponsored by the Beasley Media Group in collaboration with UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month. Student teams aimed to generate potential commercial products. Winners include: First Place: Converting Radio Waves to Energy. Matias Allieti (Mechanical…
March 14, 2018
Jennifer Grim (Music) and Michael Genova (Entertainment Engineering & Design) recently received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the College of Fine Arts.
June 20, 2017
Forty undergraduates recently were awarded scholarships through the office of undergraduate research's summer undergraduate research funding (OUR SURF) program. These scholarships support undergraduate research, scholarship, entrepreneurial, performance, or visual art projects in the summer months. A total of $39,000 in funding was…
June 1, 2013
Jonathan Deans (Theatre) recently was nominated for a Tony Award for his sound design for Pippin on Broadway.