University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Key Facts
Rector Neal J. Smatres
Adm. Staff
Acd. Staff
Students 18100
The City Las Vegas, NV, USA
Contact PhD Alexander Paz
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LasVegasThe UNLV hosts approximately 28,000 students, divided in 5,000 graduate and 23,000 undergraduate students and 2,900 faculty and staff, offering 220 programs of study in varying fields leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, which are taught by approximately 850 faculty members. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. The university is classified in the category of Research Universities (high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancemenent of Teaching.The university of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public and coeducational university located in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada, USA, which was established in 1957. The 337-acre (136 ha) campus is located approximately 1.5-mile (2.4 km) east of the Las Vegas Strip. 

Living in the community

LasVegas2UNLV's undergraduate, graduate and professional students become part of an engaging campus culture - one edicated to those who flourish under high academic standards and who are commited to enhancing the educational experience through research with an entrepreneurial, innovative, and unconcentional spirit. The UNLV campus community is dedicated to engaging with the community to meet the many challenges faced in the Southwest brought on by rapid urban growth, economic and cultural diversity, social justice, and sustainability of our fragile eco-system.


The internship at the UNLV

The UNLV is home to different laboratories, which offer a variety of projects, in which students can participate in an internship. One of the many possibilities consists, for example, in participating in the development of a simulation environment for a urban traffic systems. In this project, different simulators, like a driving, pedestrian or bicycle simulator are used and combined to generate a microscopic flow simulation.