News: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
People | May 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

illustration of two alums
People | April 27, 2022

Doa Meade Ross and Colby Pellegrino are two grads tackling water issues in Nevada.

professor and student during research presentation
People | April 26, 2022

Through research and advocacy for her students, engineering professor Jacimari Batista helps address Nevada's natural resources issues.

illustration of woman surrounded by mountains and lake with mermaids
People | April 26, 2022

A journey over the Hoover Dam set the stage for alumna Camille Touton, now serving at the highest levels of government, to dedicate her life to protecting the nation’s waters.

UNLV student canoeing in Lake Mead
Campus News | April 25, 2022

Regional competition challenges schools to engineer concrete canoes, test them at Lake Mead.

engineering students surveying on campus
Campus News | April 13, 2022

Civil engineering students from 12 universities – including UNLV – put technical, design skills to test during competition April 14-16. 

students in class
Campus News | February 7, 2022

Join the 2022 Best Teaching Practices Expo panel discussions on Feb. 10.

professor works with two students on solar kit
Campus News | January 21, 2022

UNLV presents the Best Teaching Practices Expo 2022 in hybrid format.

A man stands in front of a sign for the CA Group
People | September 14, 2021

Engineering Alumnus of the Year Jim Caviola has been involved in some of Southern Nevada's most important infrastructure projects.

man in lab coat using equipment in a university laboratory
People | August 13, 2021

Civil engineering doctoral student George William Kajjumba on his journey from Uganda, diversity in STEM, and what it means to represent UNLV at national and global events.

students dance outdoors on UNLV's campus
Campus News | May 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

Portrait of Professor David James, Civil and Environmental Engineering
People | April 12, 2021

Longtime civil engineering faculty member David James takes a look back at how UNLV and Southern Nevada have changed over the last 30 years