EPIC Lab Tour

Presented by University of Nevada, Reno College of Engineering

Engineering Programs Inspiring the Community (EPIC) Lab provides exciting hands-on lessons in various engineering topics, designed for students in 6th through 12th grade. Students can expect to learn about one discipline of engineering and participate in two-three interactive learning opportunities.

The session will start with a welcome and icebreaker. Then, an introduction to engineering presentation. After the presentation, participants will do a hands-on activity. If there is time, participants will receive a tour of the engineering building.

Parking: Participants can park on Evans Avenue or Highland Ave which is nearest to the William N. Pennington Engineering Building. Or, participants can park in the Gateway Parking Complex metered parking located on 9th Street on the south end of campus. Participants can also park in the Whalen Parking Complex metered parking located on Virginia St. A 10-15 minute walk to the William N. Pennington Engineering Building is expected.

Safety: Close-toed shoes required.

Accessibility: This site is accessible.

Date & Time

Saturday, April 29, 2023
9:00 – 11:00am


William N. Pennington Engineering Building
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89512


Ages 12 and up




Advance registration required. Tour capacity limited to 20 participants.

Register: 9:00am

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