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Integrated Marketing Communications team competes in national competition
June 13, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
University students place 17th in National Student Advertising Competition.
Workshop to help small, high-tech companies seeking federal funding
May 30, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Eleven federal agencies support research, development and commercialization for innovative technologies.
Ready, set…flash mob!
May 13, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University marketing students perform surprise dance for unconventional class final.
International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking to honor Bill Eadington
May 13, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Global gaming expert founded the triennial conference at the University in 1974.
Integrated Marketing Communications team thrilled about district win
April 24, 2013 • By Megan Akers
University students bring home seventh regional trophy, almost as big as team adviser.
University students sweep graduate team awards in Governor’s Cup Competition
April 19, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Graduate teams took first, second and third place prizes plus the Lt. Governor’s Award for clean energy-related technologies.
Student team takes first place prize in human resource management competition
April 17, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
University undergraduate team wins $2,500 in Society for Human Resource Management Pacific West Regional Case Competition.
University teacher and business consultant vies for $100,000 in Project Vesto business competition
April 12, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Marie Gibson’s pitch to create her Caregiver’s Journal app made her one of 12 finalists .
Faculty member honored by Governor’s Cup Business Plan Competition
April 5, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Graduate and Lt. Governor’s Award teams outpace other college and university competitors; student teams earn nine of 17 finalist positions.
University of Nevada, Reno awards its first renewable energy certificate
March 20, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Online program teaches professionals, government officials variety of renewable energy topics.
Graduate programs ranked among the nation’s best
March 19, 2013 • Staff Report
The University had several notable rankings in the annual U.S. News and World Report listing of the nation’s best graduate programs.
EscaZyme Biochemicals wins Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition
March 8, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
University alumnus Rick Sontag emphasized how impressed he was with the quality of this year's submissions.
McClenahan hired to assist with career opportunities for graduate students
February 22, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Jim McClenahan has assumed the role of director of corporate relations and outreach for the College of Business.
“Hackschooling” YouTube from TEDxUniversityofNevada nears 45,000 views
February 20, 2013 • Staff Report
Videos from TEDxUniversityofNevada are now online, including one of 13-year-old Logan LaPlante talking about “Hackschooling,” which has reached almost 45,000 views.
NSBDC provides free workshop on intellectual property Feb. 27
February 5, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The laws regarding intellectual property – copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patents – change regularly and can be confusing.
University creates leadership development series for Barrick employees
January 30, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The Barrick Gold Leadership Development Program provides business-related skills to mining supervisors and managers.
NSBDC offers workshop to help Nevada businesses win federal funds
January 29, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Eleven federal agencies grant research and development funds for companies pursuing innovative technologies.
College of Business brings TEDx event to University
January 16, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
The University of Nevada, Reno College of Business is sponsoring the inaugural TEDxUniversityofNevada, an independently organized TEDx program, on January 25.
Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition finalists announced
December 21, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
University teams go head-to-head for $50,000 grand prize to help students bring business ideas to fruition.
A faculty mentor who's twice as sweet
December 12, 2012 • By John Trent
School of Journalism's Bob Felten honored not once, but twice, by Senior Scholars.
University partners with City of Reno in IBM Smarter Cities grant program
November 20, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University partners with City of Reno in IBM Smarter Cities economic development grant program
NSBDC provides workshop and support to help businesses win federal funds
November 16, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The NSBDC will offer a workshop Dec. 5 at the Las Vegas Business Success Center to assist innovative Nevada companies interested in competing for federal funds.
Three online master’s programs named ‘Best Buys’
October 31, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
GetEducated.com has named three University online degree programs as “Best Buys”: the Executive MBA and two master’s degree programs in education.
Canada's leading public policy think-tank names John Dobra senior fellow
October 12, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Fraser Institute chooses Dobra, who has been at the University for 32 years, for his expertise in natural resource economics.
Leaders from colleges of business gather at South Lake Tahoe
October 11, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Dean Greg Mosier leads group, as president of the Western Association of Collegiate Schools of Business
Gaming executives gather in Tahoe to learn; face-off in management competition
October 4, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
International gaming executives gather in Tahoe for the Executive Development Program, presented by the Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming.
“Envirohaven” student entrepreneurs incorporate; frame first prototype
October 3, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Student entrepreneurial team Envirohaven unveils a prototype of their 1,400-square-foot, self-contained, energy-efficient home package at an open house.
Business Week on campus focuses on globalization, economic development
September 12, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The College of Business and its Business Student Council host Business Week Sept. 17 – 21, turning attention to global connections and economic development.
University team wins National Best Practices Competition in social media
August 30, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
A College of Business finance student group took first in a national competition for social media for the first time earlier this month.
Charles N. Mathewson supports entrepreneurship program with $1 million gift
August 29, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Charles N. Mathewson has donated $1 million to the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation to support the College of Business' Entrepreneurship Program.
University of Nevada, Reno’s NSBDC provides training for entrepreneurs
August 27, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The next NxLeveL training for entrepreneurs will be presented by the NSBDC and College of Business in Reno, beginning Sept. 6.
University of Nevada, Reno Professor Bill Eadington receives national award
July 6, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Economics Professor Bill Eadington, will be recognized next week by The National Council on Problem Gambling for his lifetime of work addressing problem gambling.
NSBDC offers business-planning workshops for scientists and engineers
June 27, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The NSBDC has scheduled an expert in guiding companies through technology development into commercialization to present in Reno and Las Vegas next month.
New Business Success Center opens at Urban Chamber of Commerce
May 25, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Nevada businesses and entrepreneurs looking for available resources now have a new, single-stop service to turn to for help.
NSBDC brings in national consultant to help businesses win federal funds
May 21, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The Nevada Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop June 11 to assist innovative Nevada companies interested in competing for federal funds.
Physics students take home Sontag Entrepreneurship Award, and $50,000
May 11, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
A group of physics students has taken home the Sontag Entrepreneurship Award, and the $50,000 prize money that comes with it, in the competition’s inaugural year.
University's NSBDC to “graduate” entrepreneurs across state
May 3, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
This June, 125 Nevadans across the state will graduate from the NxLeveL training program that encourages small-business expansion and promotes economic development.
May 3, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
April was quite a month for a number of University of Nevada, Reno student entrepreneurial teams.
Strong showing for grad programs in U.S. News rankings released today
March 13, 2012 • By Jane Tors
University achieves strong showing in the annual rankings of the best graduate programs released today by U.S. News and World Report.
Nevada state demographer releases population estimates
March 12, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The Nevada State Demographer’s Office, located at the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business, has released its 2011 population estimates.
University unveils High Desert Farming Initiative
March 6, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The University and community partners will transform open land at the Valley Road Field Lab property into a collaborative agribusiness demonstration project and farm.
What is the value of a green card?
February 21, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Just what does it mean to get a green card? To some applicants, about $1,000 each month, according to recent research by associate professor Sankar Mukhopadhyay.
Small Business Center offers workshops on funding for innovative businesses
February 6, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The University's Small Business Development Center will offer free workshops to assist Nevada companies competing for federal funds.
New semester kicks off with the Sontag Entrepreneurship Award Competition
January 23, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
For the first time, students will have the opportunity to enter the Sontag Entrepreneurship Award Competition, which comes with a prize of about $50,000.
Korean ambassador visits northern Nevada Dec. 1
November 28, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Ambassador from the Republic of Korea to the United States and the former Ambassador from the United States to the Republic of Korea visit campus Dec. 1.
Part-time MBA Program Skyrockets to Fourth in Nation
November 14, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Part-time MBA Program in the College of Business has been ranked number four in the country in BusinessWeek’s 2011 Top Part-Time MBA Programs report.
Economics professor to discuss jobs and deficit at U.S. Capitol
November 1, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Elliott Parker has been invited to meet in Washington, D.C. with the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee to discuss job creation and deficit reduction.
Economics Professor Bill Eadington to be inducted into Gaming Hall of Fame
October 25, 2011 • Staff Report
The American Gaming Association’s will induct Economics Professor Bill Eadington into the Gaming Hall of Fame in Las Vegas on Nov. 1.
MBA program makes Princeton Review’s “Best” list – fourth time
October 24, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Princeton Review has recognized the excellence of the College of Business and its MBA Program in its Best Business Schools guidebook.
HispanicBusinessNevada.com designed, launched through Imagine 2020
September 28, 2011 • By Kate Dunlap
As part of the Imagine 2020 initiative, HispanicBusinessNevada.com was created to find reliable information about Hispanic businesses in Nevada.
Alumnus encourages student entrepreneurship with $1 million gift
September 28, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The University's College of Business welcomed to campus today alumnus Rick Sontag, who brought a special gift to the University and its students – a $1 million check.
College of Business hosts Business Week Sept. 26-30
September 19, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
As the College of Business hosts Business Week Sept. 26 – 30, it turns its attention to entrepreneurship, bringing high-powered speakers as part of the week of activities
Crexendo offers real-world experience to University students
September 2, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
Crexendo sponsors competition with opportunity to win a share of $18,000 awarded to students who build the best websites; kick-off event is Sept. 8.
Chris Lynch leads Business Environmental Program at University; NSBDC
September 2, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Joining the College of Business' Business Environmental Program is Chris Lynch, a nationally recognized expert on small business environmental and energy issues.
New ag-related degrees benefit students and meet industry needs
July 14, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
New programs aimed at meeting the state’s changing needs for agriculture and rangeland are being implemented in CABNR for the coming fall semester.
Nevada Connectors Program Provides Expert Advice to Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
June 13, 2011
Local small business owners and start-up companies will have 26 successful northern Nevada business professionals and experts to call on for help with questions and issues pertaining to their company, thanks to Nevada Connectors, a new online business program that launched this week.
Nevada's top-ranked MBA program spurs new online offering
March 16, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
With jobs as hard as they are to come by in these economic times, few people who have them are willing to give them up, even if they want or need to pursue more education in order to excel in their profession. The University of Nevada, Reno College of Business is addressing this dilemma by offering a new Executive Online MBA Program beginning this fall, which builds on the strength of its part-time MBA program, ranked 21st in the nation by BusinessWeek.
College of Business helps state comply with new energy codes
January 5, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
In accepting funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Nevada agreed to attain 90 percent compliance with new building energy codes by 2017. The University will help the state achieve this goal.
Funding sources workshop offered for innovative businesses
November 12, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
The University's Small Business Development Center and a local business incubator are cohosting a workshop on sources of funding for innovative, high-technology companies.
MBA program again makes Princeton Review’s 'Best' list
October 15, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
For the third year in a row, The Princeton Review has recognized the excellence of the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business in its Best Business Schools guidebook.
A Painless Tax Day
April 7, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
More than 60 College of Business students are in the midst of effort to help Reno residents file their taxes on time – and best of all, it’s free.
Nevada’s part-time MBA program ranked in BusinessWeek
November 17, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
According to BusinessWeek’s 2009 Top Part-Time MBA Programs report, students who choose Nevada already show some pretty good business savvy.
MBA program makes Princeton Review’s “Best” list
October 15, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
For the second year in a row, The Princeton Review has recognized the excellence of the University of Nevada.
How Do You Spell Business?
September 18, 2009 • By John Trent
Three hundred College of Business students gather on the Quad to spell 'BUSINESS,' to show that it's more than you think.
College of Business hosts Business Week
September 2, 2009 • By Natalie Savidge
Business Week events will be held on campus and in the community from September 14 – 19.
Accounting student named Nevada’s first McGowan Scholar
August 11, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
Danielle Farris is the first Nevada student ever to be awarded the prestigious title of McGowan Scholar.
Education doctoral student excels in writing, publishing
August 7, 2009 • By Guia Del Prado
An international doctoral student and research assistant in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning had already accomplished much before coming to the University.
University hosts business survival workshop
May 11, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
The University of Nevada, Reno has partnered with other northern Nevada organizations to offer a free “Business Survival Workshop.”
Weems, founding dean of College of Business, passes away
April 16, 2009 • By John Trent
Weems was dean for 21 years, and during that time the college grew from seven faculty members and 230 students to more than 50 faculty and 1,000 students.
Entrepreneurs workshop to explain funding opportunities
April 1, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
The Nevada Small Business Development Center is hosting a workshop to provide information on a new federal funding program.
Financial experts to discuss economic crisis
November 7, 2008 • By Claudene Wharton
Nevada business leaders and professionals will get a unique opportunity at the Nevada Business Summit.
MBA program receives more national recognition
October 16, 2008 • By Claudene Wharton
The Princeton Review has recognized the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business as outstanding in its just-published 2009 guidebook of Best 296 Business Schools.
Business Week aims to inform about majors, programs
September 8, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
The student-run Business Student Council (BSC) at the University of Nevada, Reno is hosting its first Business Week Sept. 6 through 12. This week long, special event was designed with University President Milton Glick’s “sticky-campus” theme in mind.
College of Business partners with IGT to offer software course
September 8, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
The University of Nevada, Reno College of Business and International Game Technology (IGT) will celebrate a new partnership Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Auditorium.
Faculty/staff discounts for advanced management program
August 19, 2008 • By Sarah Purdy
Designed for professional growth, the advanced management program presents key management topics and essential strategies to help individuals lead in a challenging economic environment.
Eight business students intern with Microsoft Licensing, GP
August 8, 2008 • Staff Report
Eight University of Nevada, Reno students are spending their summer developing real-world skills and capabilities through business internships with Microsoft Licensing, GP.
Business graduate students saying, ‘O, Canada!’
June 10, 2008 • By Elaine Casey
Nontraditional field trip to Toronto with dean exposes students to global business principles
College of Business, TMCC focus on student success
May 1, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
The University of Nevada, Reno and TMCC team up to eliminate fear of the unknown for community college to University transfers.
Students captivate local businesses
April 22, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
Banquet highlighted academic excellence, community service, extracurricular activities.
Softball players taking the field, giving back to community
April 7, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
The class this semester is geared towards leadership and follower ship.
Reno bucks recession trend
March 28, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
Regional experts share opinions on why our economy is flourishing.
February 5, 2008 • By Brandon Stewart
Business students help low income families navigate labyrinth of filing tax returns.