In The News: Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

NPR
April 23, 2019

I’ve been thinking lately about how quiet ATMs are. You get, like, what, a muted, perfunctory beep at the end when they spit your card back at you. What does their reticence mean? The idea, I guess, is discretion and privacy. But maybe there’s a little embarrassment in their quietness, too, a shadow of our furtive shame complexes about money and self-worth.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 12, 2019

13 UNLV programs, including 8 from the William S. Boyd School of Law, ranked among the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report's annual collection of top graduate and professional schools.

CNET
March 8, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm are duking it out over patents in a courtroom in downtown San Diego. But 13 miles away at an Apple Store at the University Town Center, the iPhone maker was dealing with other business.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 25, 2019

UNLV’s College of Engineering hosted 120 students from 48 local schools for “Introduce a Kid to Engineering Day” Saturday, Feb. 23.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
February 25, 2019

UNLV’s College of Engineering hosted 120 students from Clark County School District for “Introduce a Kid to Engineer Day” on Feb. 23.

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.