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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.
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.
English Dept.'s Allen is September Employee of Month
September 17, 2012 • Staff Report
Camilla Allen earns praise for dedication to University
University takes center stage as Shakespeare debate heats up
October 25, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
When Eric Rasmussen isn’t in the classroom bringing Shakespeare to life for students, you’re likely to find him on the telephone, talking to reporters around the globe.
Regents Award winners showcase the University's talent
June 20, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
From teaching to research to student advising, Nevada faculty earned acclaim from the Board of Regents.
University students and professors bring poetry to local shelter
April 8, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University of Nevada, Reno Honors students partnered with the University’s English Department and Volunteers of America Reno Family Shelter on Record Street to organize and implement an eight-week long project, “Expressions of Homelessness: Representations through the Arts.”
'Nevada Writers Hall of Fame' honors great Nevada authors
October 25, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Three Nevada authors have painted vivid pictures of life in Nevada through their writing and will be honored for their work at the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Awards Nov. 4.
The Right Stuff
April 20, 2010 • By John Trent
2010 Tibbitts Award winner Eric Rasmussen melds a winning mix of passion for students, teaching, research and scholarship.
University professor participates in the Big Read
November 18, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
The Florida Center for the Literary Arts is trying to boost understanding of Native American culture and customs with the help of a Nevada professor.
Environmental literature program gains international reach
September 22, 2009 • By Mary Hunton
Scholars from all over the world have been coming for the Literature and Environment Program.
A standout of scholarship
June 1, 2009 • By John Trent
English professor Jen Hill, long one of the finest teachers on campus, receives a prestigious research honor, an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship.
Challenging identity on two different levels
March 2, 2009 • By Guia Del Prado
Nadine Attewell, an assistant professor of English, brings new focus to postcolonial literature and science fiction writing
English professor engages life in literature, the Arctic
February 6, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Associate professor of English Jen Hill releases new book, White Horizon: the Arctic in the Nineteenth Century British Imagination.
Into the Wild
January 13, 2009 • By John Trent
English professor Scott Slovic brings American naturalist John Muir to life with thought-provoking essay.
Professor talks about ‘Ecotopia’ in N.Y. Times
December 18, 2008 • By John Trent
It has been about three decades since Scott Slovic first read the 1970s environmental cult novel, “Ecotopia,” by Bay Area author Ernest Callenbach.
Literary Nevada: Writings from the Silver State reception
September 15, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
The publication of the anthology will be celebrated in a reception on Thursday, September 18 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Whittemore Tower Entrance and Reception Gallery of the Matthewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
Literature of sustainability as literature of life
June 6, 2008 • By John Trent
English course deftly melds literature, science and sustainability
Dreaming big, one pen stroke at a time
April 14, 2008 • By Nicole Brown
When he was a boy, Joshua Gabe dreamed of becoming a successful author by writing stories and composing colorful works of fiction.