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New tutoring course in development at University

12/5/2014 • Annie Conway
University and Washoe County School District partner to provide STEM tutoring for high school students

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University leads multi-institution team to improve public safety communications

12/2/2014 • Staff Report
Project aims to initiate leap towards more open, participatory and pervasive sharing of the wireless spectrum

Students form chapter of American Nuclear Society

12/1/2014 • Staff Report
Newest engineering student club promotes interest in nuclear power and applications of nuclear energy

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New grants enable computer networking researcher to explore cutting-edge wireless technologies

11/24/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Work on free-space-optical networks could hold key to alleviating RF spectrum shortage

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Northern Nevada businesses get fraud and cybercrime prevention tips in forum

10/28/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
In a forum hosted by Sen. Harry Reid, more than 100 northern Nevada businesses heard from experts on how to protect their businesses from cyberattacks and fraud

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Secretary of Energy Moniz visits University of Nevada, Reno to talk geothermal

10/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Graduate students and geothermal industry leaders met with United States Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz to talk about geothermal research and the geothermal industry in Nevada.

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Dimuzio is October Employee of the Month

10/22/2014 • Staff Report
October Employee of Month Dimuzio honored for exemplary and helpful service.

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NBC Today Show features University’s Earthquake Engineering Lab

10/17/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno’s new large-scale structures Earthquake Engineering Lab was featured Friday, Oct. 17 on NBC’s Today Show


College of Engineering hosts lecture on future of drone technology

10/3/2014 • Annie Conway
Mary (Missy) Cummings to speak at the College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Oct. 18


NAASIC to spur autonomous systems development, receives $3 million in state funding

10/3/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Innovation hub includes active research in robotics, drones and more, plus collaboration with industry, K-12, state agencies.

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DURIP grant brings advanced research robots to University

10/3/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
State-of-the-art robots will advance research into how humans and autonomous systems can collaborate.

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Research aims to help dairy farmers generate sustainable energy

10/1/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Collaborative grant will develop cost-effective process for farmers to generate energy from manure

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