On display Dec. 4 are inventions from 36 teams, including a wheelchair controlled by the user’s scalp, an autonomous robot programmed to pick up toys, and a warning system that alerts distracted drivers to approaching emergency vehicles.
This project by Javier Sanchez is in conjunction with the UNLV Barrick Museum in solidarity with the disappearance of 43 students who attended the Normal University in Ayotzinapa, a rural school in the state of Guerrero, Mexico.
"Reflecting and Projecting: Twenty Years of Design Excellence," Dec. 10-Feb. 28, presented by Las Vegas chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in collaboration with the UNLV School of Architecture, UNLV Galleries, and Barrick Museum.
Azabagic, performing as part of the Allegro Guitar Series, was the youngest musician ever to win one of the most prestigious international guitar competitions sponsored by the Jacinto and Inocencio Gurerrero Foundation in Madrid.
The concert benefits UNLV student veterans and honors D-Day veterans/French Legion of Honor award winners Gaetano "Guy" Benza, 89, and Davis "Dave" B. Leonard, 90, and all Americans who serve our great nation.