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Commencement delayed to 9 a.m.
December 2, 2013 • Staff Report
University awards more than 1,450 degrees.
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 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.
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.
Building for student success
November 1, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Expanded Earthquake Engineering Lab nears completion as other major University construction projects move forward .
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.
Coping with distress after a tragic event
October 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Psychology Chair Victoria Follette provides information and recommendations for the campus community.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The William N. Pennington Foundation makes lead gift to University
July 31, 2013 • By Roseann Keegan
Funds will help bring University Student Achievement Center to life.
Annual classified recognition reception set for Wednesday
June 7, 2013 • Staff Report
Employees on campus to be honored for achievement, service.
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.
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.
Time to spring ahead
January 18, 2013 • By John Trent
New Commencement structure, new provost, plans for a student achievement center highlight coming semester.
Review of human resources and finance systems underway on campus
December 5, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The University has initiated actions to revise its finance and human resources systems now that the replacement of the automated student systems is complete.
Nevada Wolf Shop presents 700 T-shirts to Clayton Middle School students
October 31, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
Clayton Middle School sets aside its uniform policy one day per week and allows students to wear college and university gear.
University welcomes new associate dean of students
October 25, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
The Division of Student Services is pleased to welcome the new associate dean of students to the University.
University welcomes new students, most National Merit Scholars
October 22, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
The University welcomed 18,227 undergraduate and graduate students to campus this fall and 16 more National Merit Scholars.
Students encouraged to ‘get their health on’ with activities and live-well options
August 31, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
The University was the first and is the largest CrossFit university affiliate in the country.
A mid-December Commencement dream
December 7, 2011 • By Natalie Savidge and John Trent
More than 1,500 in Winter Commencement class to receive honors at Dec. 10 ceremony at Lawlor Events Center.
“Be in the Know” phone application developed for University students
November 10, 2011 • By Misha Ray
The free iPhone, Android app gives students access to campus events, coupons and alcohol education
University welcomes largest freshman class, National Merits
September 20, 2011 • By Natalie Savidge
Enrollment at Nevada has hit the 18,000 mark for the first time. The University welcomed 18,004 students to campus this fall.
ePAWS being replaced by new system, MyNEVADA
March 28, 2011 • By Jason Ching
The University of Nevada, Reno is replacing ePAWS for all students taking classes in fall 2011 and beyond.
Fifteen Nevada students named to Who's Who list
February 22, 2011 • By Natalie Savidge
The 2011 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges will include the names of 15 students from the University of Nevada, Reno, who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders.
University hosts People First of Nevada Conference
February 7, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The University of Nevada, Reno, with support from the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities and the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, will host the third bi-annual People First of Nevada Self-advocacy Conference, “Advocacy in Action,” at the University’s Joe Crowley Student Union, March 6-8.
Hug High and University partner to assist students
February 3, 2011 • By Natalie Savidge
The ASCENT mentoring program, a partnership of Hug High and the University of Nevada, Reno, assists students in reaching their goal of obtaining a college education by pairing University and community mentors with high school mentees. An initial training session for those interested in serving as mentors will be held at Hug at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4. At 3:30 p.m., mentors will be matched with students.