In The News: Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

Builder
February 8, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the collegiate teams that will be competing in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge. Student participants work during a two-year period to design and build complete, functional houses that are powered by renewable energy and demonstrate creative solutions to current issues in the industry. Winners will be selected in the summer of 2020 in Washington, D.C., as part of the 2020 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
February 8, 2019

UNLV was one of just 11 universities worldwide chosen to compete in the 2020 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The international contest challenges university student teams to design, build and operate solar-powered homes that are energy-efficient, affordable and attractive.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 7, 2019

A $1.4 million federal grant is helping keep UNLV’s railroad program on track.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 6, 2019

The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved a land deal with a developer who was convicted of tax fraud more than a decade ago.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 5, 2019

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services has decided against shuttering an Amargosa Valley boarding school after a visit to the facility showed that steps were being taken to ensure students’ safety, a department representative said Monday.

Bloomberg Environment
February 1, 2019

No one knows whether Tom Brady will get his sixth championship ring this weekend or Jared Goff will get his first, but one thing is certain: Both starting quarterbacks, along with the more than a million people traveling to Atlanta for the Super Bowl, will use the bathroom.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 25, 2019

Las Vegas’ brutal summers can sear your skin and cause dehydration or heat exhaustion, sometimes even death.

Las Vegas Sun
January 22, 2019

A group of UNLV freshmen took home an award at CES this month as part of Beasley Media Group’s inaugural Media Innovation Hackathon.

C4ISRNET
January 18, 2019

Space is a hostile environment. Most of the hostility is inherent — a void cannot itself be accommodating to humans, and the projects that do sustain human life in orbit do so by creating tiny livable pockets, encased in proverbial tin cans. That space could be a vector for other threats became clear from the dawn of the space race.

WNEM-TV
January 7, 2019

A high school marching band drummer is now rocking out with a 3-D printed hand.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 17, 2018

The West Las Vegas Library is filled with customers Thursday night, but there’s hardly a printed page turning.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
December 13, 2018

Their assignment was to come up with a solution to a real-world problem.