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

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
May 26, 2020

While Nevada eases back into business amid the COVID-19 crisis, construction, while an essential business, has not escaped the impact of the pandemic.

Newswise
April 17, 2020

Typically at this time of the spring semester, engineering labs would be filled with faculty and graduate assistants working on research projects, student groups gathering to design their next rocket or robot, and senior design teams making the final tweaks to the prototypes for their capstone competition.

Newswise
April 16, 2020

Typically at this time of the spring semester, engineering labs would be filled with faculty and graduate assistants working on research projects, student groups gathering to design their next rocket or robot, and senior design teams making the final tweaks to the prototypes for their capstone competition.

KNPR News
January 27, 2020

If nothing else, the plan to shuttle visitors under the Las Vegas Convention Center in electric vehicles has sparked discussion about transit needs in the tourist corridor.

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.