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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.