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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.
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.
2012 Earth Science Week provides free geological field trip
October 8, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology is holding its 15th annual Earth Science Week field trip, part of a national celebration of earth sciences.
Geography Club to host Radical Reels Film Festival Sept. 19
September 14, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
University student club offers high-adrenaline film night to fund educational events
Geography Department's Douglas Boyle appointed new Nevada State Climatologist
July 17, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Douglas Boyle is Nevada's new state climatologist. He will oversee operations of the Nevada State Climate Office, a public-service department in the College of Science.
Professors Starrs and Goin receive prestigious award
April 11, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
Paul Starrs and Peter Goin will be awarded the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize by the Association of American Geographers.
Professor discusses vandalism, discovery of African rock art
December 2, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
University of Nevada, Reno anthropologists discovered 2,300-year-old African rock art during research.
Nevada professors collaborate on California Ag Field Guide
November 4, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Two University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professors have teamed up to produce a fact-filled, entertaining, practical guide to California’s production of almost 400 different crops.
Geography, UN Press win PROSE honorable mention
April 23, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
The book is the result of a 2004 conference. The scholars at the symposium, specially selected by department organizers, pooled their presentations along with work from other Mojave Desert experts to create the book.
State demographer releases population estimates
December 30, 2009 • Staff Report
The State Demographer’s Office within the University of Nevada, Reno, released its preliminary 2009 population estimates.
Professor to attend Climate Change Conference
December 9, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Jeff Underwood is participating as a member of the 13-person Association of American Geographers delegation.
The Meticulous Mapmaker
April 7, 2009 • By Jon Fortenbury
Cassie Hansen won the 2007 National Geographic Award for mapping. This Ph.D. student is now only adding to her lengthy list of accomplishments.