News and Announcements
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.
6/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The move is complete and experiments are underway in the University of Nevada, Reno’s new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.
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.
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.
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.
5/29/2014 • Staff Report
Long-term plan calls for construction of new, large-capacity residential hall and retention of historic, architectural characteristics.
5/8/2014 • Roseann Keegan
Names of outstanding teaching, research honorees engraved in University’s granite pillars.
4/25/2014 • Patrick Harris
Reno middle schools visit University for engineering workshops and demonstrations.
4/25/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
University researchers employ novel methods to test pavement performance
4/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Fifty projects will be showcased in the Senior Capstone Innovation Day Friday, May 2 at the Lawlor Events Center.
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.
4/7/2014 • Natalie Savidge
University’s team heads to nationals for ninth year in a row after sweeping the competition in all canoe categories.
4/4/2014 • Patrick Harris
Students learn teamwork and gain real-life experience in collegiate competitions.
3/25/2014 • Patrick Harris
Team of 16 engineering students form five teams for three races in regional Mid-Pacific Conference.
3/14/2014 • Jane Tors
University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 24 graduate program rankings
2/25/2014 • 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.
11/7/2013 • Patrick Harris
Scott Tyler will receive the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering in December.
10/28/2013 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University has received two Tier-1 University Transportation Center grants from Dept. of Transportation.
10/15/2013 • Patrick Harris
550,000 Nevada participants, including the University of Nevada, Reno, will practice for an earthquake.
9/26/2013 • Mike Wolterbeek
Research finds new reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of steroidal substances in aquatic environments.