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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
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
Ozone scientists, air quality agencies to meet in Reno, address issues
October 9, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Ozone scientists, air quality agencies to meet in Reno, address issues in conference Oct. 10-12
Valley Road Field Day to showcase biotechnology research, agricultural outreach
August 22, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Valley Road Field Day on Sept. 8 is an opportunity for the public to see the activities at the 48-acre Agriculture Experiment Station.
Public-private-science partnerships crucial to saving Tahoe
August 9, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The 16th annual Lake Tahoe Summit again put the spotlight on what is important to protect Lake Tahoe.
Commercial harvesting of crawdads to help Tahoe’s ecosystem
May 31, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A University scientist says issuing permits for commercial harvesting of crayfish at Lake Tahoe will help improve clarity of the lake.
Big Brothers Big Sisters visit University for third annual Science Day
May 3, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
Children have fun making big bubbles with soap and dry ice, making clouds inside of soda bottles, and to handling live vertebrates and invertebrates.
University offers educational programs, demos during Earth Week, April 17-20
April 4, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
University and community coming together to recognize and celebrate Earth Day
2011 Earth Science Week: “Life’s a Beach,” free field trip Oct. 15 or 16
October 7, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
The Nevada Bureau of Mine and Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno plans its 14th annual Earth Science Week free field trip for the public on Oct. 15 and again on Oct. 16.
University researchers find aggressive, non-native smallmouth bass in Tahoe
August 15, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new invasive species, the smallmouth bass, has been discovered at Lake Tahoe.
Megafish researcher pits fact vs. fiction in new season of Monster Fish TV shows
July 8, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
New Monster Fish shows debut on National Geographic Channel featuring host Zeb Hogan of CABNR's Department of Natural Resources.
University to host nation's first geothermal academy
April 1, 2011 • By Misha Ray
The University of Nevada, Reno will be hosting the nation’s first National Geothermal Academy, an eight-week geothermal energy education program, at the University’s Redfield campus to begin in June of this year.
Research shows disappearance of native bugs in Tahoe
March 1, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The bugs living in the muck at the deepest darkest depths of Lake Tahoe have disappeared in substantial numbers, and it’s a sign of changes throughout the pristine lake’s ecosystem over the past 40 to 50 years.
Nevada megafish researcher in Nat Geo Magazine
February 24, 2011 • By Carolina Chacon
Zeb Hogan swims with the fishes and lives to write about it. In the March 2011 issue of National Geographic, the University of Nevada, Reno researcher and assistant professor is pictured swimming with a man-eating catfish and describes swimming underwater with a 400-pound Mekong giant catfish in one of his many adventures in the rivers of a dozen countries around the world.
CABNR's Zeb Hogan hosts new "Monster Fish" NatGeo shows
July 19, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Nevada research biologist Zeb Hogan hosts a series of five new shows on the National Geographic Channel documenting his work with "megafish."
Nevada part of team to clean and protect Guatemala lake
June 21, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Scientists from the University have returned from Guatemala, where they are working to find solutions to problematic algae blooms.
University gets $1.2 million for National Geothermal Institute
May 17, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the University a $1.2 million grant to develop and operate the National Geothermal Institute.
Chandra receives California-Nevada fisheries top award
April 1, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
For his outstanding work in Nevada the American Fisheries Society California-Nevada Chapter has bestowed Sudeep Chandra with their highest honor.
Zeb Hogan to tell big fish tales April 2 at student union
March 25, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno researcher Zeb Hogan has some fish stories to tell, stories about big fish.
University professor, students win national recognition
March 10, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
Professor Tamzen Stringham was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Research/Academia award.
Misra, Baker receive research awards from NSHE
March 9, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents honored Manoranjan Misra and Josh Baker.
Expert: Global research begins at home
December 15, 2009 • By Kathie Taylor
Wallace S. Broecker presented the keynote address at the International Symposium on Terminus Lakes.
University to receive renewable energy research funding
December 1, 2009 • Staff Report
The University of Nevada, Reno, as part of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), has received additional funding from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Dedicated students make World Water Forum possible
November 17, 2009 • By Mary Hunton
The Student World Water Forum will be held in room 320 of the Student Union on Nov. 19-20, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Graduate student wins Geothermal Resources Council Award
November 4, 2009 • By Mary Hunton
For more than 30 years the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has been meeting to bring geothermal producers and service companies together.
University fly fishing fundraiser a success in its first year
November 3, 2009 • By John Trent
On paper, it was a winner. Fly fishing in the October on the Truckee River? It doesn’t get much better for local fishermen.
'Get Your Hands Dirty' Research
October 27, 2009 • By John Trent
New Ecohydrology course gives undergrad students unique field work, real-world research opportunity. The work done by Nevada students at Alum Creek in west Reno goes well beyond the obvious enjoyment of conducting research in one of Reno’s most sylvan spots.
Hogan hosts monster fish shows on National Geographic
October 19, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
It’s all in a days work for Zeb Hogan, traveling 150 miles up a river in the Australian outback on an expedition to find the highly endangered freshwater sawfish.
4-Hers make simple biofuel in science demonstration
October 8, 2009 • By Jim Sloan
Five 4-Hers from Reno and Carson City joined thousands of other youths around the country Wednesday to conduct an experiment in biofuels.
University earns B+ on national sustainability report card
October 7, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
The University of Nevada, Reno faired very well in a recent “College Sustainability Report Card.”
Link between closed-basin lakes and climate change explored
September 23, 2009 • By Kathie Taylor
The Walker Basin Project plus current research on similar ecosystems around the world will be presented at the International Symposium.
Hot Planet Research
September 8, 2009 • By John Trent
NSF EPSCoR funding spurs University undergraduate student research on statewide climate change and global warming. Nevada student Kerri Hickenbottom is just one example of how student researchers have also been mobilized through a statewide climate change initiative.
Researcher finds quagga mussel can survive in Tahoe
August 24, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
In a study to protect Lake Tahoe from invasive species, Sudeep Chandra found that the quagga mussel can survive in Lake Tahoe.
Zeb Hogan featured on National Geographic Channel
July 6, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
CABNR's Zeb Hogan's megafish project will be featured on National Geographic Channel.
Renewable Energy Center coordinates programs
June 2, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno has formalized their renewable energy research efforts in a new collaborative, the Renewable Energy Center.
Graduate student wins poster competition
May 26, 2009 • By John Trent
Moses Moses Anabila has been named one of the winners of the student poster contest for the F2009 Business Forecasting Conference.
Researchers shed light on Eastern Sierra-395 corridor
May 5, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
Many northern Nevadans make the trek down Highway 395 heading to Southern California, whether for business or for pleasure.
Preserving a national treasure
September 15, 2008 • By Alix Cirac
Nevada graduate students are searching for solutions to Lake Tahoe's most pressing issues
Geothermal Energy Conference and Expo returns to Reno
September 3, 2008 • By Alix Cirac
University of Nevada, Reno researcher will serve as the general chair of the Geothermal Resource Council annual event.
Wally Miller: The Sage of Soil Scientists
July 7, 2008 • By Deanna Heller
Wally Miller's career has come full circle since he started in Cooperative Extension at the University of Nevada 35 years ago, and the Walker Basin Project is the catalyst for his return to his roots.
Journal tabs University program for research productivity
April 28, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
A national journal ranked the Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology doctorate program 24th nationally for its quality and quantity of publications in conservation biology research.