In The News: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

Archinect
December 19, 2019

The study explored a system that notified workers through vibrations where nearby machinery and vehicles were in operations. The experiment even went so far as to cover the eyes of the participants, resulting in 95% accuracy in completing tasks.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 16, 2019

When Mary Bodimer and her husband, John, moved into their Las Vegas rental home in May, they noticed a suspicious patch on the master bedroom’s ceiling.

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.

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 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.

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.

Regional Flood Control District
August 14, 2018

Partnership with UNLV School of Engineering, new public safety campaign, and 2018 press conference.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
July 31, 2018

There's a potential new, modern way to utilize one of the nation's greatest engineering feats. Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel of the 20th century made of concrete and steel continues to generate a significant amount of energy to power the southwest, but it may eventually serve another purpose.

KSNV-TV: News 3
July 31, 2018

The Hoover Dam was a 20th Century marvel but engineers say it is time for the dam to hit its full potential.

Vox
December 21, 2017

The devastating Amtrak Cascades train 501 derailment Monday happened while the train was racing at about 80 miles per hour — far above the speed limit of 30 miles per hour, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday. The train cars lurched off the tracks, spilling onto and dangling above the interstate below. At least three people were killed and dozens more injured.