70-foot-long concrete bridge survives series of simulated earthquakes
July 15, 2014 • By 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.
University’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab celebrates with grand opening
June 24, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The move is complete and experiments are underway in the University of Nevada, Reno’s new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.
College of Engineering concrete canoe team takes first at National competition
June 23, 2014 • By 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.
Students test fly mini-copters in inaugural UAS summer camp
June 20, 2014 • By 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.
Engineering's concrete canoe team ready to race in national competition
June 13, 2014 • By 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.
Student housing plan takes on seismic safety improvements
May 29, 2014 • Staff Report
Long-term plan calls for construction of new, large-capacity residential hall and retention of historic, architectural characteristics.
University of Nevada, Reno honors 2014 Foundation Professors
May 8, 2014 • By Roseann Keegan
Names of outstanding teaching, research honorees engraved in University’s granite pillars.
Twelfth annual Engineers Day brings nearly 300 students to campus
April 25, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Reno middle schools visit University for engineering workshops and demonstrations.
Breaking new ground in pavements engineering
April 25, 2014 • By Kirstin Swagman
University researchers employ novel methods to test pavement performance
Engineering students to showcase senior design course innovations for businesses, investors
April 24, 2014 • By 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
April 22, 2014 • By 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.
Concrete canoe team dominates regionals with first-place win
April 7, 2014 • By Natalie Savidge
University’s team heads to nationals for ninth year in a row after sweeping the competition in all canoe categories.
Campaigns, cups and canoes
April 4, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Students learn teamwork and gain real-life experience in collegiate competitions.
College of Engineering concrete canoe team ready to race
March 25, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Team of 16 engineering students form five teams for three races in regional Mid-Pacific Conference.
Grad schools, programs ranked among the nation’s best
March 14, 2014 • By Jane Tors
University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 24 graduate program rankings
Large shake tables being placed in College of Engineering's expanded quake engineering lab
February 25, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Three 14- by 14-foot, 27-ton table platens were lifted and placed onto their base mats in the new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.