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More than 1,400 degrees awarded during Winter Commencement
December 9, 2013 • Staff Report
President Johnson tells grads a University degree the "greatest possible asset."
Early Christmas for University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute with $1 million award
December 9, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members were surprised at their holiday party by the announcement of a second $1 million award from The Bernard Osher Foundation.
Faculty Media Impact Project ranks University as a top school in faculty outreach
December 6, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Of economics departments ranked, University of Nevada, Reno topped the list.
Reynolds School Media Watch
December 5, 2013 • By Aaron Walton
Media Watch airs each Friday from 2-3 p.m. as part of 88.7 KUNR Reno Public Radio's "Beyond the Headlines" program.
Commencement delayed to 9 a.m.
December 2, 2013 • Staff Report
University awards more than 1,450 degrees.
Wild West Shootout raises money for autism
November 26, 2013 • Staff Report
The 10th Annual Wild West Shootout is set for Dec. 4-7 at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School to raise money for the University’s Early Childhood Autism Program.
Books by University professors and graduates make great holiday gifts
November 26, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Eight books are available, ranging from fictional short stories to nonfictional and inspirational.
University representatives take TEDx UniversityofNevada stage next month
November 26, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Tickets for the event go on sale Monday, Dec. 2.
University’s Keck Museum to exhibit Nevada’s moon rocks
November 21, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Public invited to open house/unveiling Dec. 13 in historic Mackay School of Mines building.
Great Basin natural resource issues and research to be discussed by agencies
November 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Natural resource issues facing the Great Basin - and the research behind solutions - will be at the forefront of conversation next month during the annual Great Basin Consortium Conference.
Ehleringer, Prest are November Employees of Month
November 20, 2013 • Staff Report
Both awardees go beyond job description to help campus.
Chinese Delegation visits University’s campus
November 18, 2013 • By Annie Conway
USAC renews agreement with Southwest University for Nationalities.
Students apply course concepts through service-learning
November 15, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno students gain real-life experience through community-based learning .
University students to host water forum
November 15, 2013 • By Annie Conway
University students discuss water issues at the 10th Annual Student World Water Forum.
'Campus Conversations' set for Nov. 18
November 15, 2013 • Staff Report
President, Provost, Faculty Senate Chair on hand for informal discussion of campus issues.
Purple Heart recipient Sgt. Trey Humphrey speaks at University’s military ball
November 14, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Congressman Mark Amodei presents ceremonial coin to ROTC Program during celebration of military tradition.
Physicist Brian Greene brings “Why Science Matters” lecture to University
November 13, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists and an entertaining communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts, will be speaking Dec. 5
Internationally recognized business leaders visit Nevada
November 12, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
“Building a High-Performance Team for Brand Management and Corporate Affairs;” program to share proven lessons of success.
University’s College of Business ranks Top 25 for Part-time MBA Program
November 8, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Bloomberg Businessweek highlights the University of Nevada, Reno’s Academic indicator by ranking it No. 1.
University professor to be honored at National Groundwater Expo
November 7, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Scott Tyler will receive the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering in December.
University named top military-friendly school
November 6, 2013 • By Annie Conway
As Veteran’s Day approaches, Veteran Services at the University of Nevada, Reno celebrates national recognition.
Richard O. Davies honored by University’s “Nevada Writers Hall of Fame”
November 6, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Distinguished history professor emeritus will be inducted Nov. 14.
David Leitner's paper in Chemical Physics chosen for 80th anniversary collection
November 6, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A paper written by Chemical Physics Program Director David Leitner was selected for a collection of 80 outstanding articles published by The Journal of Chemical Physics to celebrate its 80th anniversary.
Students set to benefit with new financial literacy program
November 5, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno offers a free online tool to help students and new alumni take control of their finances
United Way campaign makes final push for campaign goal
November 5, 2013 • Staff Report
The annual campus effort to help improve northern Nevada life wraps up Nov. 15.
University welcomes electric cars with new charging stations
November 5, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Partnering with NV Energy, two electric vehicle charging stations are located inside campus parking complexes; demonstration Thursday at 2 p.m.
Building for student success
November 1, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Expanded Earthquake Engineering Lab nears completion as other major University construction projects move forward .
City of Reno and University partner to support, enhance downtown
November 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Proposed lease-to-purchase of City building would provide downtown presence for University; convenient hub for community and business outreach.
University professor receives Secretary of Agriculture’s Honor Award
November 1, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Professor Tamzen Stringham honored for work with ecological site team.
International teachers offer broad experience and insight
October 31, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Teacher fellows from 18 countries attended University of Nevada, Reno College of Education for intensive, professional development .
Hamilton Robotics, University collaborate for robotic biochemistry research
October 31, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Research and development agreement creates new, high-tech learning opportunity for students.
Honors Program highlights student exchange with Germany
October 30, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno welcomes Christopher Zintl as part of a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.
New swan makes Manzanita Lake her home
October 29, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
University’s swan to be named by public voting, poll closes Nov. 15.
Cooperative Extension strives to help Latino high school students succeed
October 29, 2013 • By Tiffany Kozsan
Leticia Servin spent her summer with the families of Latino students entering high school, especially those with limited resources, preparing them to succeed in high school.
Nevada Alumni Association honors many at annual Homecoming Gala
October 29, 2013 • Staff Report
Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter named Alumnus of the Year; Football Alumni Chapter is Chapter of the Year.
Reg Stewart named chief diversity officer
October 29, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Appointment signals University commitment to diversity, access, opportunity.
Majority of students support fitness facilities fee
October 28, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Advisory vote completed as part of process for proposed, new student fee to enhance wellness and recreation resources on campus.
Tier-1 transportation research centers approved for University
October 28, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University has received two Tier-1 University Transportation Center grants from Dept. of Transportation.
Dietetics programs receive accreditation
October 28, 2013 • By Annie Conway
The University's Dietetic Internship Program and the Undergraduate Dietetic Programs receives reaccreditation.
Professor visits Scotland to showcase monitoring systems that measure mercury
October 24, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University’s Mae Gustin presents research at prestigious international conference.
Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy moves to University’s Equestrian Center
October 24, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
University supports local small business and economic growth.
University rallied with Clayton middle school students
October 24, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Students and faculty, Nevada Wolf Shop and Nevada Athletics helped inspire middle school students to prepare for college.
Historic Quad turns into Nevadaville, Reno Arch illuminates blue
October 21, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Nintey-third University Homecoming celebrated on campus and throughout community.
Secondary education major receives scholarship
October 18, 2013 • By Annie Conway
State Treasurer Kate Marshall, Guinn family members and College Savings Plans of Nevada (Board) presented the 2013 Kenny C. Guinn Millennium Scholarship to Swanson.
President of PBS visits with media students
October 18, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Paula Kerger discusses public broadcasting during luncheon with the Reynolds School journalism students.
History professor heads to Philly next year for research fellowship
October 16, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Bruce Moran is selected as Gordon Cain Distinguished Fellow.
Campus to participate in Great Nevada ShakeOut Thursday
October 15, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
550,000 Nevada participants, including the University of Nevada, Reno, will practice for an earthquake.
Creating a culture of fitness is priority for University cadets
October 15, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
ROTC Program emphasizes importance of healthy living and physical fitness.
University premieres collaborative archeological documentary “Hidden Cave”
October 15, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Filmed and produced by Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center staff, the film highlights teamwork between archeologists and the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe.
Carl, Prescott named October Employees of Month
October 15, 2013 • Staff Report
Both recipients helped their organizations through challenging times.
United Way campaign set for Oct. 15-Nov. 15
October 14, 2013 • Staff Report
Campus participation encouraged by University President Marc Johnson.
NV Energy Foundation pledges $450,000 to renewable energy studies
October 11, 2013 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno reaches $2 million in funding for renewable energy research since 2007.
University medical fraternity hosts first lectureship
October 11, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Dr. Thomas Cesario will lead discussion on infectious disease.
March from the Arch, Homecoming Carnival on Oct. 25 added to week-long events
October 10, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
City of Reno supports the March, encourages community to wear blue on Wolf Pack Fridays.
Johnson's 'State of University': Time for campus to 're-balance' and grow
October 10, 2013 • By John Trent
President Marc Johnson lays out plan for campus, faculty, research growth.
United Way campaign to run Oct. 15-Nov. 15
October 8, 2013 • Staff Report
A number of incentives are being offered by annual campaign.
University Fraternity and Sorority Life members receive national recognition
October 7, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Fraternity and sorority members honored for their commitment to community service, campus leadership and academic success.
Malawian inventor, author and student William Kamkwamba to speak at Student Union
October 4, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
William Kamkwamba, co-author of the New York Times best-selling book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope, will give a public lecture Saturday, Oct. 19.
University recognizes first-year Honors Program students
October 4, 2013 • By Annie Conway
University welcomes 121 incoming students into the highly selective Honors Program this semester.
International Club to host annual Night of All Nations
October 3, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Celebrating cultural diversity on the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus for 31 years.
Goldcorp continues mining education support with $750,000 gift to University
October 3, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Professor begins second year of teaching and mining ventilation research at University of Nevada, Reno.
University lauded for work to accelerate Latino student success
October 2, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
College Life 101 program recognized by Excelencia in Education as a national benchmark for diversity in higher education.
Nevada Silver & Blue wins top journalism awards
October 2, 2013 • Staff Report
Magazine takes home four awards in Nevada Press Association's Best of Nevada Journalism 2013 contest.
University mainstay Trexler passes away, service set for Friday
October 2, 2013 • By John Trent
For more than 40 years, Georgianna "George" Trexler was a key performer in campus' success
Honors student receives 2013 National Collegiate Honors Council award
October 2, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Named a Portz Scholar, Lianne Barnes is one of only three to be recognized in the nation.
University hosts Earth Science Week Field Trip October 12 and 13
October 2, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Participants can take part in earth science discovery hike to collect rocks and map local geology.
Biology’s Baguley on team investigating Gulf of Mexico oil spill effects
October 2, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Jeff Baguley, a faculty member in the College of Science, has been studying the soft-sediment ecosystem of the ocean floor in the Gulf of Mexico since 2000.
Nevada Living Learning Community receives silver LEED distinction
October 1, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Environmentally friendly building is second on University of Nevada, Reno campus and 19th in the Reno/Sparks area to achieve certification.
Navatar Glass App may help blind individuals navigate indoor environments
September 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Navatar, a technology developed in the Engineering Department to help the blind navigate indoor environments, may become more usable, accurate and non-obtrusive using the popular wearable computing technology called Google Glass.
Lerude pens biography on Robert Laxalt
September 26, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
“Robert Laxalt: Story of a Storyteller” sheds light into the less illuminated corners of Laxalt’s personal and career sagas.
Argenta Concert Series rings in three years at the University; first concert Friday
September 26, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
New eight-concert chamber music series and renovations in Church Fine Arts Building offer expanded musical experiences for students and community.
New data shows agricultural anabolic steroids regenerate in aquatic ecosystems
September 26, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Research finds new reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of steroidal substances in aquatic environments.
Customized Employment Project offers community members with disabilities hope
September 25, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities program designed to help Nevadans with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure employment in community-based settings.
McNair Scholars have big plans post-graduation
September 25, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
13 undergraduate scholars learn the ins and outs of graduate school and the importance of higher education.
University alumnus brings architecture exhibit to Nevada Museum of Art
September 25, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Colin Robertson highlights the architecture work of William L. Pereira; exhibit runs through Oct. 13
'State of the University' address set for Oct. 9
September 23, 2013 • Staff Report
President Marc Johnson will address a variety of topics during annual talk
Cooperative Extension offering pressure canner testing
September 23, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
With many Nevadans choosing to grow more of their own food, they are also doing their own canning. And, “pressure-canning” is becoming increasing popular.
New unmanned autonomous systems minor degree offered by College of Engineering in spring semester
September 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
New unmanned autonomous systems minor degree offered by College of Engineering.
KUNR celebrates 50-year anniversary
September 20, 2013 • By Annie Conway
University of Nevada, Reno’s public radio station celebrates past and looks forward to future.
Parkyn, Hess named Co-Employees of Month
September 20, 2013 • Staff Report
Electricians rendered first aid to injured student
Students focus on networking & community involvement during Business Week
September 19, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno College of Business student-driven event designed to inform the community of the impact business has across all disciplines.
Marching Band unveils new uniforms at Saturday’s football game
September 19, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Growing band continues fundraising effort through Greater Nevada Credit Union and University Foundation.
Get ready to drop, cover and hold on for The Great Nevada ShakeOut
September 18, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University faculty, staff and students will partake in earthquake drill at 10:17 a.m., Oct. 17.
New art director updates spaces and brings fresh ideas to campus
September 18, 2013 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno hires Paul Baker-Prindle as director of University Galleries for the Department of Art.
University student population on the rise with students increasing course loads
September 16, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Freshmen class is the largest ever with more than 3,000 enrolled this fall.
Cooperative Extension offers training for use of pesticides
September 13, 2013 • By Tiffany Kozsan
Cooperative Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a free workshop to train people throughout the state how to properly handle and use pesticides.
University’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs
September 10, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Public invited to event Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab.
Cooperative Extension hosts tour of alternative crop field trials
September 10, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Jay Davison has been helping Nevada farmers experiment with alternative crops for more than 15 years. Join him for a tour in Fallon, Nev. Sept. 13.
Johnson encourages campus to wear blue for 'Wolf Pack Fridays'
September 10, 2013 • Staff Report
University, in partnership with City, wants campus, community to wear blue on Fridays.
William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center Progress Update
September 10, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Final name for the William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center approved and construction ramps up around Getchell Library
'Chris Ault Field' unveiled on Saturday
September 9, 2013 • Staff Report
The Wolf Pack's former football coach honored with naming of field.
Kap opens 2013 season with a bang
September 9, 2013 • Staff Report
Just like in 2012, ex-Wolf Pack QB comes up golden for 49ers
School of Medicine, Renown Health announce partnership exploration steering committee
September 9, 2013 • By Susan Hill, APR
The School of Medicine and Renown have had many collaborations over the years, including a medical residency program for more than three decades.
Cooperative Extension team seeks better compostable plant containers
September 6, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Heidi Kratsch, Cooperative Extension horticulturist, and her team are conducting research on possible new soy- and corn-based alternatives for bioplastic, compostable plant containers.
Something old, someone new
September 5, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
First female cannon crew commander to set off cannon at Saturday’s football game.
Students needed for speaker spot at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014
September 4, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Competition is open to all University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate and graduate students.
Campus safety programs and resources available to students, faculty and staff throughout the year
September 3, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
The University of Nevada, Reno provides resources and training opportunities to promote campus safety and security.
College of Education grants set to enhance Nevada’s special education workforce
August 30, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Two University of Nevada, Reno programs target special education instruction needs in Nevada schools.
Guatemalans learn from Tahoe to help save their Lake Atitlan
August 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Chandra leads team of researchers to help Guatemala's Lake Atitlan
'Campus Conversations' begin Sept. 10
August 30, 2013 • Staff Report
Informal conversation with campus leaders one of four this fall
Johnson to conference: University on 'front edge' of innovation, talent
August 28, 2013 • By John Trent
President Marc Johnson explains the University's value at Governor's Small Business Conference
86-year-old RSJ grad wins 'Telly' for documentary
August 27, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
Doris Sinofsky, a 1949 University graduate, produces award-winning Holocaust documentary.
College of Business graduates first Online EMBA cohort
August 26, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Participants say the program was well thought out and structured for the online learning environment.
University Balloon Race Scholarship recipients selected
August 23, 2013 • Staff Report
Gregrette Perry and Justin Rashidi each receive $1,500.
Folmer earns competitive Google Research Award
August 23, 2013 • Staff Report
Computer Science and Engineering professor's project one of only three cited in official announcement of award
University’s new BioFit academic boot camp to help students succeed
August 22, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The first day of classes is still a few days away, but for 48 biology and neuroscience students, school began last week.
University Police Services traffic advisory for Thursday, Aug. 22
August 21, 2013 • By Todd Renwick
Motorists are advised that foot traffic increases Monday, Aug. 26 with the start of the 2013 fall semester.
University Molecular Biosciences program host fourth graduate student retreat
August 21, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Graduate students will share poster and oral presentations highlighting upcoming research projects.
University’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs
August 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The public is invited to the annual CABNR/UNCE Field Day, set for Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab.
Pack football hosts 'Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night' on Wednesday
August 20, 2013 • Staff Report
Wolf Pack football team to open Wednesday practice to all faculty and staff
University of Nevada, Reno welcomes students to campus, residence halls
August 20, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
More than 2,600 students will move into the University of Nevada, Reno’s residence halls starting Thursday, Aug. 22.
Electrochemistry professor awarded $650,000 CAREER chemistry grant
August 20, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University of Nevada, Reno’s Mario Alpuche, receives five year grant from National Science Foundation.
University anthropology professor awarded national ACLS Fellowship
August 19, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Deborah Boehm with the College of Liberal Arts is one of 65 faculty members in the country to receive research fellowship.
Entrepreneurship programs encourage students to make their ideas a reality
August 15, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
College of Business offers entrepreneurship minor and MBA area of emphasis to all students, complementing any major with business-savvy training.
Using Lake Tahoe photographs to blend art and science
August 14, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Peter Goin has been using his photographs and those of others to research the visual history of Lake Tahoe for 25 years.
Nevada researchers collaborate to preserve Lake Tahoe
August 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
From Tahoe’s mountaintops to the lake’s sandy bottom, University scientists continue to study and find solutions on issues that face the entire Tahoe Basin.
University Police test Emergency Alert System on campus Friday
August 14, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Police Services encourages use of University’s many safety initiatives and resources; addition of new outdoor audible system enhances emergency alert capability.
Veterans Services welcomes new outreach technician on campus with VITAL grant
August 13, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Donald “Paul” Stockton joins Veterans Services team, ready to answer questions, assist students this fall.
Albright's research applicable to piecing together Tahoe's big picture
August 12, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Geography professor Tom Albright brings broad scale data approach to his work.
Gierhart, Burgarello named August Employees of Month
August 12, 2013 • Staff Report
Both honorees cited for ability to go "above and beyond" during their duties.
Profiles in Tahoe research: University graduates help bring Tahoe to the people
August 9, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Will Richardson and Kirk Hardie, University graduates, advance wonders of Lake Tahoe through education.
Profiles in Tahoe research: Laurel Saito
August 7, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Director of hydrologic sciences program excited about water, ecology offerings at University.
University Hosts earthquake engineering annual meeting: Quake Summit 2013
August 7, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Quake Summit 2013, an annual scientific meeting of earthquake engineers is being held at the student union
Cooperative Extension and USDA to host workshop for Nevada agriculture
August 6, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Available statewide; includes presenters from the College of Business, the USDA Farm Service Agency, the Governor’s Office on Economic Development and others.
New student Orientation improves academic success and retention rates
August 5, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Program immerses new students in campus life getting them engaged and ready for their next four years.
Professor Gupta's final exam: Passing grades for all
August 5, 2013 • By John Trent
Professor Chaitan Gupta remembered for a brilliant life, teaching career
University archeologist leads excavation at historic landmark in Carson City
August 2, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Archaeology team collaborates with local Native Americans on excavation and preservation of Stewart Indian School listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Biotech start-up DxDiscovery moves to Applied Research Facility
August 2, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new Nevada biotechnology corporation based on campus, DxDiscovery, Inc., has begun operations at the University’s Applied Research Facility.
Business and journalism graduates start local book editing business
July 30, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Jenny Perry and Krystal Pyatt create Pypeline Editing in Reno, Nev.
Cooperative Extension offers ‘Cottage Foods’ and ‘Farm to Fork’ workshop
July 29, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
New laws provide farmers, home-growers and others with increased opportunities to make and sell their products, as well as to hold dinners from their homegrown products.
University leaders joined Nevada Governor in trade mission to Mexico
July 29, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Mission supported University's efforts to connect state businesses with new opportunities.
An Upwardly Bound trajectory
July 26, 2013 • By John Trent
Freshman 'Wowie' Gapuz, thanks to Upward Bound, is ready to get his college career rolling.
Engineering camp reaches out to first-generation college students
July 16, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
The new camp aims to increase the number of minority, low-income and first-generation college students who pursue engineering.
Menon joins University as director of the School of Social Work
July 16, 2013 • By Anne McMillin
Plans to grow access to program, conduct research, mentor students.
University hosts nearly 5,000 students through variety of summer camps
July 12, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Students 18 and younger participate in camps ranging from athletics and engineering to 4-H and music.
Kozlowski, Barker named July Employees of Month
July 12, 2013 • Staff Report
Both awardees cited for working far beyond job description.
Parker named director of Core Curriculum
July 10, 2013 • Staff Report
Former Faculty Senate chair has notable record of campus achievement
College of Science seismological lab tracks fires with multi-hazard camera network
July 9, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University’s Nevada Seismological Laboratory has produced time-lapse, high-definition video of the Bison Fire.
‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return this month
July 8, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Nevadans can learn to grow safe, fresh, organic produce at home and in school and community gardens without spending a lot of money.
Mark Walker named interim dean for University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
July 8, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Longtime faculty member brings experience to new position; two-year appointment began July 1.
Lake Tahoe Music Camp to host its 57th six-day camp July 21-27
July 5, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
200 middle school and high school musicians will participate in a week-long camp instructed by professionals from the University of Nevada, Reno and the local community.
University listed among top 50 universities for best graduate degree in finance
July 5, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Ranking bestowed by Master’s Degree Online for the current academic year.
Call for speakers for second annual TEDxUniversityofNevada event
July 3, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
University looking for local talent with an emphasis toward entertainers on Jan. 24, 2014; deadline to apply is Sept. 16.
Reno named one of the greenest cities with assistance from University programs
July 3, 2013 • Staff Report
Nerdwallet.com ranks Reno No. 2 on its “Cities with Innovative Green Initiatives” list.
Johnson named head baseball coach at the University
July 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Jay Johnson begins his duties at the University of Nevada, Reno on July 1.
Biology researcher receives sleep research grant
June 28, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
National Science Foundation grants Alex Keene $341,541 to study Mexican cavefish.
University collaborates with Artown during the month of July
June 27, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Five festival events hosted on campus.
Art professor completes 460-mile bike ride in the desert
June 26, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Joseph DeLappe chalks out 10,000 square miles of usable space for solar farm.
University to join in Geothermal Summit and host National Geothermal Academy
June 25, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University professor to sit on discussion panel at the National Geothermal Summit.
Gaming art: a historical and whimsical look at a different side of the industry
June 25, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Special Collections at the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries creates The Art of Gaming+ exhibit.
Planetarium’s Dan Ruby flies with NASA tonight for research on center of galaxy
June 25, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dan Ruby, the Planetarium’s associate director will be closer to the stars than ever as he rides in NASA’s flying observatory SOFIA at the edge of the atmosphere.
University’s Hogan hosts fourth season of Nat Geo’s Monster Fish
June 25, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Research professor travels the globe finding, studying and preserving planet’s largest freshwater fish.
Concrete canoe team takes 2nd at national competition
June 25, 2013 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno civil engineering students paddled their concrete canoe to a second-place finish at Saturday's national competition.
High Desert Farming Initiative hoop house construction begins
June 24, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Construction is underway on six hoop houses for the High Desert Farming Initiative, a University of Nevada, Reno farming demonstration project.
International scholars to attend eighth biennial conference on University campus
June 21, 2013 • Staff Reports
University of Nevada, Reno College of Education hosts International Academy for Intercultural Research.
Carson City earthquake swarm attracts attention of emergency managers
June 21, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Nevada Seismological Lab and Nevada Department of Emergency Management send preparedness messages.
Orvis faculty invited to prestigious leadership program
June 18, 2013 • By Anne McMillin
Executive program cultivates tomorrow’s nursing leaders.
Professor Franco Biondi awarded prestigious Fellowship to Harvard
June 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Franco Biondi has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to conduct research at Harvard University’s 3,500-acre forest research laboratory, Harvard Forest.
Engineering students ready for national concrete canoe competition June 20
June 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Concrete canoe team to hold one last training session at Sparks Marina Saturday morning before leaving Sunday to compete in the 2013 Nationals at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
High school students go high tech at University’s multimedia boot camp
June 14, 2013 • By Angela Bakker
Ten local high school students receive rigorous instruction and hands-on experience at Knowledge Center in media and research activities
Integrated Marketing Communications team competes in national competition
June 13, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
University students place 17th in National Student Advertising Competition.
Graduate student to participate in GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy
June 11, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Kathleen Hill is one of 30 selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.
Nevada sets records in latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate Report
June 11, 2013 • By Chad Hartley
Six Nevada sports set or matched a record and 11 programs matched or bettered their scores from a year ago in the latest APR report.
$23 million research to study links between environment, water, solar energy
June 11, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno will build the cyber foundation and provide scientific and technical expertise in a multi-institution, $23 million collaborative research project
Gilman Scholarship winners travel to interesting locales this summer to study
June 11, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Rosemary McCarthy also overseas as a visiting professor for the studies abroad program.
12 senior cadets commissioned into U.S. Army
June 10, 2013 • Staff Report
Graduates are told: 'Lead by example'
Shipley selected 15th by Arizona Diamondbacks
June 7, 2013 • By Jack Kuestermeyer
University junior pitcher taken in first round of the Major League Baseball draft.
Annual classified recognition reception set for Wednesday
June 7, 2013 • Staff Report
Employees on campus to be honored for achievement, service.
Mridul Gautam named vice president for research and innovation
June 7, 2013 • By Jane Tors
WVU associate vice president brings extensive experience, enthusiasm; joins University in October 2013.
First-year professor receives $465,000 National Science Foundation grant
June 6, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University of Nevada, Reno’s Anne Leonard investigates specialization by bumble bees.
Cooperative Extension hosts workshop on building successful produce business
June 5, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The workshop is part of Extension’s “Herds and Harvest” Program, which combines workshops and one-on-one mentoring to support Nevada agricultural producers.
University’s rifle, men’s golf teams again honored by NCAA
June 5, 2013 • By Chad Hartley
For the third time for each program, the teams have earned Public Recognition Awards as part of the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program.
University honored as one of top-10 'great greek life' colleges
June 4, 2013 • Staff Report
According to Online Colleges.com, the University offers a variety of Greek options that promote culture, service and education.
Hernandez, McLachlan share June Employee Award
June 3, 2013 • Staff Report
Both employees of month share 'can-do' attitude.
2013 University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professors selected
May 30, 2013 • By Roseann Keegan
Iain Buxton, Dhanesh Chandra and Eric Rasmussen recognized for outstanding research and teaching achievements.
Ken Coll named dean of College of Education
May 29, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Brings breadth of research, service, teaching and administrative experience to key University of Nevada, Reno role; looks forward to working with regional school districts.
Chemical engineering professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair
May 29, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
Chemical engineering professor awarded prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair to conduct research in Sweden on alternative energy technologies
Looking back in time at some of Nevada’s schools and remarkable teachers
May 29, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center’s Special Collections exhibit brings Nevada education to life.
University welcomes Nevada’s top scholars with signing-day ceremonies
May 29, 2013 • By Jodi Herzik and Natalie Savidge
Seven National Merit Scholarship Finalists and 12 Presidential Scholars honored at events throughout the state.
Lemelson cohort putting the 'E' in STEM
May 28, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
A new engineering class, developed in partnership with the College of Education, gives area K-12 teachers skills and resources to bring engineering into their classrooms.
University club has largest ever number of students reach presidential status
May 28, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
The National Society of Leadership and Success hosted its annual induction ceremony before the University of Nevada, Reno’s spring commencement.
ROTC honors its best
May 24, 2013 • Staff Report
Ceremony held to honor outstanding Cadet achievement.
Longtime coach honored with 'Ault Field at Mackay Stadium' announcement
May 23, 2013 • Staff Report
Chris Ault, winningest football coach in Pack history, to have field named in his honor.
Gideon Caplovitz lands top 10 finish in 2013 Best Illusion of the Year Contest
May 22, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
International contest attracts best vision scientists in the world for the ninth year.
Reynolds School of Journalism hosts NPR “next generation” multimedia boot camp
May 22, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
Five journalism students selected to participate in a hands-on learning laboratory under the guidance of today’s top public media journalists.
University honors Senior Scholars
May 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Senior Anna Koster honored by two colleges for her achievements.
University names Chris Ault Field at Mackay Stadium
May 22, 2013 • By Rhonda Lundin
Official unveiling held at Wolf Pack football team's home opener vs. UC Davis on Sept. 7.
Extension and Department of Agriculture offer Good Agricultural Practices Training
May 20, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The free, three-day program, sponsored by the USDA, will focus on on-farm food-safety practices related to fruit and vegetable production.
Climate change related to reduced plant size in Nevada’s Great Basin
May 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Plants are shrinking in the Great Basin of Nevada, and warming climate could be the culprit
Justin Lopez named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2013 Herz Gold Medalist
May 17, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Bishop Manogue Catholic High School graduate caps academic career.
President Obama nominates Jacquelyn Sundstrand to serve on national board
May 17, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Manuscripts and Archives Librarian in Special Collections joins Institute of Museum and Library Services Board.
Sudfeld, Mi win Nevada’s Martie and Russell Awards
May 17, 2013 • Staff Report
Football player and swimmer named University's top-male and top-female senior student athletes.
New method proposed for detecting gravitational waves from ends of universe
May 16, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new window into the nature of the universe may be possible with a device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University.
Glick Ballroom dedicated as University honors its 'Best'
May 16, 2013 • By John Trent
Honor the Best ceremony honors legacy of Glick, achievements of past year.
Gallagher, distinguished alumna and Regent, passes away
May 15, 2013 • By John Trent
Dorothy Gallagher's career included groundbreaking tenure on Board of Regents.
College of Engineering's Henry Fu receives $400,000 NSF CAREER Award
May 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Henry Fu has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to advance his work in microorganism motility
University director of TRiO Services receives regional recognition
May 14, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Rita Escher awarded the Service Award at the 2013 Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel Conference.
New Wolf Pack wall unveiled at Reno-Tahoe International Airport
May 14, 2013 • Staff Report
Wolf Pack Wall features large still photographs of some of the biggest achievements in the history of Wolf Pack Athletics as well as facts about the University.
Ready, set…flash mob!
May 13, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University marketing students perform surprise dance for unconventional class final.
Snedeker, Marizu named co-Employees of Month for May
May 13, 2013 • Staff Report
May's honorees make their divisions and duties special.
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.
Students in history class earn Harvard honor
May 13, 2013 • By John Trent
Chengli Wang and James Buhain's work selected in prestigious Harvard contest.
Thousands of plants available at Master Gardener Plant Faire May 18
May 13, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
Cooperative Extension will host its Annual Master Gardener Plant Faire 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., May 18 at the Master Gardener Greenhouse #13, 920 Valley Road, Reno.
International relations students find success at Model United Nations competition
May 8, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Students represent five countries; first time in a decade all five delegates take home diplomacy awards.
2013 Club Award Banquet recognizes leaders, advisors and clubs on campus
May 7, 2013 • By Katie Hippert
Six clubs and individuals of ASUN were honored at the Clubs and Organizations Award Banquet.
New summer camp encourages girls to explore engineering
May 6, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
The College of Engineering's latest camp provides educational activities and mentorship that encourage girls to pursue engineering.
University graduate student nationally recognized as inspiring Latina
May 6, 2013 • By Megan Akers
University of Nevada, Reno graduate student named as one of 12 "Fun Fearless Latinas" in Cosmopolitan for Latinas' magazine.
Wildfire Awareness Week starts May 4
May 3, 2013 • By Sonya Sistare
“Reduce the Fuel – Reduce the Risk!” is this year's message. Ed Smith, Cooperative Extension natural resources specialist, says it is a call to action.
University alumnus honored with prominent military engineering award
May 2, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
College of Engineering graduate recognized for engineering work in the U.S. Navy, more than 30 years of military service.
University assistant professor honored with international archaeology award
May 1, 2013 • By Megan Akers
John L. Cotter Award recognizes Sarah Cowie and her outstanding achievements as a historical archaeologist.
Installation ceremony for Sigma Delta Pi set for May 8
May 1, 2013 • Staff Report
New members of prestigious Hispanic Studies Honor Society to be inducted.
University professor recognized as 2013 W. Clark Santini Cup recipient
May 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Alicia Barber honored for her commitment to oral history; students to receive awards and scholarships during Nevada Debate and Oral Communication Awards Ceremony on May 7.
Cooperative Extension offers Local Leaders’ Institute in Elko May 18 and 19
May 1, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The Local Leaders' Institute is a pilot program to enhance the knowledge of government officials and government staff and other community leaders on the ins-and-outs of local government.
Cooperative Extension offers “Farm Products to Food Products” Workshops
May 1, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Utah State University Cooperative Extension have teamed up to co-sponsor a workshop for growers and small food processors.
National Science Foundation grant supports study of new cell sorting method
April 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
An easier, less expensive way to sort microalgae cells for biofuel production will be advanced with the support of National Science Foundation grant
Biology student wins impressive undergraduate award, continues research as a graduate
April 30, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Jade Keehn researches the effects of renewable energy on reptile communities.
‘Elders Count Nevada’ report identifies positive trends, fast facts about seniors
April 30, 2013 • Staff Report
Third installment of reports provides insight into overall health and well-being of Nevada’s older adults.
Engineering labs welcome more than 300 area students
April 25, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
From dancing robots to simulated earthquakes, engineering was on display for area students last week across the University's campus.
Large earthquake simulated on two-story building to test nonstructural systems
April 25, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Multi-institutional earthquake engineering research project testing nonstructural elements in buildings
University professor receives $25,000 award from Microsoft Research
April 25, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Eelke Folmer making strides in computer science and engineer profession.
Student engineering team builds, paddles concrete canoe to victory
April 24, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The college of engineering's concrete canoe team took the overall win in the annual Mid-Pac Concrete Canoe Competition held April 19-20 in San Jose, Calif
ROTC cadet wins George C. Marshall Award
April 24, 2013 • Staff Report
Christa Harrop is honored as one of the nation's top ROTC cadets.
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.
College of Education researchers conduct study on impacts of school uniforms
April 23, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Student opinions, discipline referrals and school police data studied.
University holds Second Annual Traffic and Safety Forum April 24
April 22, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Student and community input encouraged, noon-1 p.m. at Student Union during April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month; free food and raffle prizes available.
Cooperative Extension presents weed control workshops April 30 – May 2
April 22, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is presenting a “Weed Extravaganza” April 30 to May 2 that will discuss weed management, herbicide equipment calibrations and more.
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.
Chemistry's Young named April Employee of Month
April 16, 2013 • Staff Report
Brock Young's work in Chemistry includes broadening stockroom's impact to larger community.
Hausladen, award-winning geography professor, passes away
April 12, 2013 • By John Trent
In a career spanning more than 25 years, Gary Hausladen was one of the finest teachers in University history.
Impact of Future Growth in Nevada Dairies Workshop offered in April
April 12, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Workshop will aim to strengthen the economic stability of America’s agricultural producers.
Undergraduate Research Symposium set for April 16
April 12, 2013 • Staff Report
Impressive research breadth of more than 60 undergrad projects will be on display in JCSU.
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 .
The Chamber showcases faculty member’s ‘Big Ideas’
April 11, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Reynolds School faculty member Bob Felten will be inaugural series speaker, April 30 at Nevada Museum of Art.
Visiting USAC professor involves students in Costa Rica health initiative
April 10, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Assistant Professor in the Orvis School of Nursing, Christine Aramburu Alegría, led five students in a health research project at the Universidad de Costa Rica.
Tibbitts winner surprised by award
April 10, 2013 • By John Trent
Family, friends, colleagues, students celebrate Kristin Clements-Nolle's big award ceremony
Celebrating 51 years of Reno jazz, 1962-2013
April 10, 2013 • By Andrea Turman
Two stellar Grammy nominees-Dave Douglas and Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts-set to kick off the Reno Jazz Festival, April 25-27.
Former football coach Ault celebrated
April 9, 2013 • Staff Report
"Tribute to A Legacy" event pays tribute to former coach Ault
Honoring the legacy of Milt Glick
April 9, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Dedication of Milt Glick Ballroom at The Joe and creation of science-lecture endowment recognize vision, contributions of University’s 15th president.
University’s criminal justice honor society takes first place in Dallas
April 8, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University of Nevada, Reno’s local chapter promotes critical thinking, rigorous scholarship and life-long learning; takes top honors at annual conference.
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.
Nevada Career Studio opens doors, works with students on career-planning journey
April 5, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
New faculty members and career mentors encourage students to get engaged with job search earlier; open house held April 8-10 with iPad and iPod giveaways.
Wolf Pack Boxing Team sends six to nationals
April 3, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
The Nevada Boxing Team attended the Western Regional Boxing Championships at the Eldorado Hotel and Casino that led six members to nationals.
University alumna selected in prestigious 'New Faces of Engineering' Program
April 2, 2013 • By Megan Akers
College of Engineering graduate Rachel Coyner selected for prestigious New Faces of Engineering Program.
Scholarship benefit for USAC set for April 15
April 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Scholarship fundraiser to benefit USAC students
University of Nevada, Reno graduate wins awards for short stories collection
March 29, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Claire Vaye Watkins, a 2007 graduate, has won the annual Story Prize and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award.
Steven Strogatz, mathematician, radio show host, author to lecture April 4
March 28, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Steven Strogatz will be presenting a free public lecture, "Doing Math in Public," about the beauty of mathematics that pervades the world around us.
University Debate team finishes in top-10 for the season and national tournament
March 27, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Team member also wins All-American award at national tournament.
U.S. Department of Education recognizes University’s College Life 101
March 26, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Exemplary student-retention initiative, College Life 101 program helps low-income, first-generation students graduate college.
Nerve regeneration research and therapy may get boost from new discovery
March 22, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Advances in neurological medicine and research possible with discovery of new neural guidance/cell-death mechanism
“Grow Your Own!” classes return in April
March 22, 2013 • By Chad Waters
Cooperative Extension is offering eight “Grow Your Own!” classes to help Nevadans who want to grow more of their own food.
Campus Profiles: Meet Ruben Dagda
March 20, 2013 • By Tovah Goodman
Ruben Dagda is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Students attend SAP Startup Forum to learn new technology
March 20, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Five students interested in software systems traveled with two IS faculty members to the SAP Startup Forum in Palo Alto, Calif.
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.
Reno to host regional college and university food services conference this week
March 19, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Residential Life, Housing and Food Services offers tours of its dining facilities, shares best practices
Economics major Olivia Pennell wins Elite 89 award for NCAA rifle
March 19, 2013 • By Rhonda Bennett
Award given to student-athlete with the highest GPA at each NCAA championship.
Knuth approved as Nevada's next Director of Athletics
March 19, 2013 • Staff Report
Nevada Board of Regents approves Utah senior associate athletics director to take over program.
Brain Awareness Week comes to Nevada, K-12 students get to touch human brain
March 15, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Northern Nevada students will be learning about and viewing the human brain as part of National Brain Awareness Week March 18-23.
University celebrates years of tradition and excellence
March 13, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
2013 marks numerous anniversaries for the University, including Mackay Day, KUNR and the Fleischmann Planetarium.
University professor releases book on powerful impact of women’s movement
March 13, 2013 • By Megan Akers
University professor releases personal book reflecting on mid-century social change as it shaped women's lives.
Local Nevada officials gather at Leaders’ Institute by Cooperative Extension
March 12, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The first workshop of the Cooperative Extension Local Leaders’ Institute was held Feb. 23 and 24 at Cooperative Extension’s Washoe County office in Reno.
Knuth recommended to become University's next director of athletics
March 11, 2013 • Staff Report
President recommends Utah senior associate athletics director to take over University’s athletics program.
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.
Geib, Hoffman named SEC's Co-March Employees of Month
March 7, 2013 • Staff Report
Two mainstays from Theatre and Dance and Purchasing are honored
Wolf Pack Radio, Subtomic host free dance party March 14
March 6, 2013 • Staff Report
Free dance party to be held outside Knowledge Center
University of Nevada, Reno geologist receives national mining award
March 4, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Jonathan Price, former director of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno and state geologist emeritus, received a Gold Medal.
Health Care Research Symposium set for March 25-26
March 4, 2013 • By Anne McMillin
March 25-26 events to address changing landscape of health care.
Nevada high school students sought for global summer leadership program
March 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Algeria Youth Leadership Program offers opportunities at University and trips to Washington D.C., San Francisco and Lake Tahoe.
Public-private partnership to provide new graduate student housing at University
March 1, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Will meet increased need for graduate student and family housing on campus.
RSJ hosts New York Times bestselling author
February 28, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
Carlin book is first biography in 25 years written about American icon Springsteen
University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students
February 28, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
More than 420 talented Nevada students complete in hands-on, premiere science competition.
Finalists named for Athletic Director role
February 27, 2013 • Staff Report
Three individuals will visit campus March 4-6 for day-long interviews.
Linguistics students travel to Mexico, deliver research in Spanish
February 27, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Seven University students were given the chance to travel to Oaxaca, Mexico after taking a linguistics class with Professor Brook Lillehaugen last spring.
University brings world-renowned philosopher Enrique Dussel to campus
February 27, 2013 • By Megan Akers
Renowned philosopher, Enrique Dussel, to present at University of Nevada, Reno campus on March 4.
Research team discovers, studies giant goldfish and other non-native warm-water fish in Lake Tahoe
February 25, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Aquatic Ecosystems Analysis Lab discovers giant goldfish during invasive fish study at Lake Tahoe
SEC Open House set for March 14
February 22, 2013 • By John Trent
All staff and faculty are invited to annual event that features vendors, services.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week emphasizes “everybody knows somebody”
February 22, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
University campus highlights issues and solutions surrounding eating disorders.
Appointment bolsters Med School translational research
February 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Langer an internationally recognized researcher in multiple medical fields.
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.
Individuals from College of Business recognized for excellence in community
February 20, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Four individuals from the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business will receive awards from the NCET and RGJ.
Center for Student Cultural Diversity celebrates Black History Month
February 20, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Events and activities aimed at breaking down racial barriers; Music is History Program Thursday a highlight of the month
Author, Veterans Services director Cage shares wisdom
February 15, 2013 • Staff Report
Caleb Cage, West Point graduate and combat veteran, addresses ROTC cadets.
Marching Band meets annual Greater Nevada Credit Union fundraising challenge
February 15, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Band accepts $35,000 gift at halftime of men’s basketball game; money helps support and expand program needs
Rust named February Employee of Month
February 15, 2013 • Staff Report
College of Ed's Chris Rust, cited for work ethic, organizational skills, honored as month's top employee.
Eadington, world-renowned gaming economist, dies at 67
February 12, 2013 • By Brandon Stewart
Bill Eadington, one of the University's longest serving and most prolific professors, died Monday at his home in Crystal Bay, Nev. He was 67.
Cooperative Extension’s Donaldson receives statewide award for water quality education efforts
February 12, 2013 • Staff Report
The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection presented its annual Wendell McCurry Excellence in Water Quality Award to Donaldson last week.