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Flirtey flies to the US for high-tech testing and market development

9/2/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno has established a new research and development partnership with Flirtey, a commercial delivery, unmanned-aerial-vehicle start-up company.

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70-foot-long concrete bridge survives series of simulated earthquakes

7/15/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
A 70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survived a series of earthquakes in the first multiple-shake-table experiment in the new Earthquake Engineering Lab.

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University’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab celebrates with grand opening

6/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The move is complete and experiments are underway in the University of Nevada, Reno’s new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.

 2014 concrete canoe competition

College of Engineering concrete canoe team takes first at National competition

6/23/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe competition team won first place in the national competition Saturday in Pennsylvania beating 22 other top universities from around the country.

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Students test fly mini-copters in inaugural UAS summer camp

6/20/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Local high school students launched bottle rockets, learned about aeronautics, propulsion and robotics; and piloted baby drones in the first ever engineering UAS summer camp.

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Engineering's concrete canoe team ready to race in national competition

6/13/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe team heads to the National Concrete Canoe Competition this week to face 22 other top universities from around the country.

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Student housing plan takes on seismic safety improvements

5/29/2014 • Staff Report
Long-term plan calls for construction of new, large-capacity residential hall and retention of historic, architectural characteristics.

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University of Nevada, Reno honors 2014 Foundation Professors

5/8/2014 • Roseann Keegan
Names of outstanding teaching, research honorees engraved in University’s granite pillars.

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Twelfth annual Engineers Day brings nearly 300 students to campus

4/25/2014 • Patrick Harris
Reno middle schools visit University for engineering workshops and demonstrations.

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Breaking new ground in pavements engineering

4/25/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
University researchers employ novel methods to test pavement performance

 innovation day

Engineering students to showcase senior design course innovations for businesses, investors

4/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Fifty projects will be showcased in the Senior Capstone Innovation Day Friday, May 2 at the Lawlor Events Center.

Spring construction update: here’s what’s shaking at the University

4/22/2014 • Nicole Shearer
Earthquake Engineering Lab plans opening, demolition for the new residence hall complete and construction set to commence on the William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center.

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