2013-2014 News and Events

July 2014

Mountain ecosystems scientists to convene at University July 16-19 International workshop to discuss socio-ecologic issues of mountain environments
Nevada Today article on Conference at UNR

March 2014

University Museum of Natural History opening Wednesday March 5th
Nevada Today article on Museum opening
Located in the Fleischmann Agriculture Bldg Rm 300

Congratulations to Anna Patterson & Sarah Schmid who have been selected as candidates for the 2014 PalEON summer camp/course on Assimilating Long Term Data into Ecosystem Models!
Summer Course PalEON Project

November 2013

Geography Week 2013

Geography Week 2013 Nov 18-22, 2013

October 2013

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) - 54th Annual Conference October 30-November 2, 2013 in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania

Professor Franco Biondi awarded prestigious Fellowship to Harvard

Biondi Fellowship to HarvardCollege of Science forest researcher to study climate, environment over past centuries

Franco Biondi, professor of Geography, a department of the Mackay School of earth Science and Engineering, has just received the prestigious fellowship to conduct research at Harvard University’s 3,500 acre forest research laboratory, Harvard Forest. See article in Nevada Today













May 2013

John Mackay Student Awards Banquet, Friday May 3 @ 6pm in the Joe Crowley Student Union (JCSU).

UNR Spring Commencement, May 17 and 18, 2013, University Quad. For information please go to the Commencement Info Page

April 2013

Sad news to report - The passing of a dear friend and colleague...

Passing of a dear friend and colleagueGary Hausladen
August 26, 1946- April 8, 2013

Gary J. Hausladen died on April 8, 2013 at his home in Reno, with his family at his bedside. He was born in Palo Alto, CA to Gabriel and Lois (Towle) Hausladen. Gary grew up in San Carlos, CA where he graduated from ...... (For complete posting please click on picture link.)

A memorial mass and reception was held at Our Lady of Wisdom Newman Center, 1101 N. Virginia St., on April 16.

Association of American Geographers (AAG) - Annual Meeting, April 9-13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Annual Meeting Web Page

American Planning Association (APA) - Annual Meeting, April 13-17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Annual Meeting Web Page



University Events Calendar

Academic Calendars

Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN)
Includes information about upcoming events.

Graduate Student Association
Includes information about upcoming events. www.unr.edu/gsa

University News

Albright's research applicable to piecing together Tahoe's big picture 
Geography professor Tom Albright brings broad scale data approach to his work.

Hausladen, award-winning geography professor, passes away 
In a career spanning more than 25 years, Gary Hausladen was one of the finest teachers in University history.

Geography Club to host Radical Reels Film Festival Sept. 19 
University student club offers high-adrenaline film night to fund educational events

Geography Department's Douglas Boyle appointed new Nevada State Climatologist 
Douglas Boyle is Nevada's new state climatologist. He will oversee operations of the Nevada State Climate Office, a public-service department in the College of Science.

Nevada Cycling Team finishes top 10 at Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships.... Nevada Today

Nevada Today
University News and Information, http://www.unr.edu/nevada-today

Nevada Silver and Blue - Alumni Magazine
Published quarterly, www.unr.edu/nevadasilverandblue


Discover Geography

Dan Kozar

Dan maps his way home in GIS

After spending over 4 years working in the geospatial industry, Dan Kozar has returned home to complete a B.S. in Geography and Geographic Information Systems.  While Dan’s interest in his work grew so did his experience and skill set.  At UNR Dan has been working on multiple research projects doing data collection and management, field map production, and cartographic support.  Areas of Interest:  GIS, Data Processing and Project Management

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