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flying robot sensorUniversity joins with NevadaNano for flying robot sensor project
March 5, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
With a contract from the U.S. Army, the University is partnering with NevadaNano to develop a robotic flying vehicle.

engineering lab updateLarge 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.

Electrical engineering students win scholarships to study power and energy
January 31, 2014 • Staff Report
Four electrical engineering undergrads have been awarded a scholarship from the IEEE Power and Energy Society to pursue studies in power and energy.

kam leang design classKam Leang featured in NBC Learn project with National Science Foundation
January 16, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Kam Leang selected by NBC News and the National Science Foundation to be featured in the latest installment of NBC Learn’s Science of Sports

cyber security centerNew Cyber Security Center to develop education, research, industry collaboration
January 13, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The new Cyber Security Center will support economic development through education, research and outreach to industry by addressing the growing national challenge of cyber security.

FinkelsteinPhysics professor visits University to discuss education transformation
January 10, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Noah Finkelstein will give lecture on improving student engagement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes.

UAS Kam LaangUniversity poised to support selection of Nevada as UAV development center
December 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno partners with industry, state to enhance education, research and outreach in support of unmanned aerial system development.

engineering educationUniversity to strengthen and build engineering education, workforce development
December 18, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University has embarked on a new initiative to help build engineering education at all levels of Nevada schools

Catherine Pollock, Yaakov Varol,and Malia FredricksonStudent group receives grant to fund computer science seminar for women
December 17, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
WiCSE received a seed grant from a national organization to host a seminar aimed at encouraging young women to get involved in computing and technology.

hour of codeUniversity hosts Hour of Code for Washoe County students
December 11, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Students ages 6 to18 are invited to participate in the University's Hour of Code event Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14

Students look at a computer screenComputer science and engineering students take 6th at programming competition
November 25, 2013 • Staff Report
Students from the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery placed 6 out of more than 70 teams at the regional programming competition at Brigham Young University in October.

Scott TylerUniversity professor to be honored at National Groundwater Expo
November 7, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Scott Tyler will receive the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering in December.

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