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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.
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.
Hindu Baccalaureate Service marking sixth year at Nevada
April 15, 2013 • Staff Report
University student groups again work together to organize the multi-faith commencement service.
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.
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
Religions and students join at University service for Connecticut victims
December 21, 2012 • Staff Report
Many speakers paid tribute to victims, their families, teachers, administrators and first responders touched by this tragedy.
A shared road map for diversity
October 15, 2012 • By Jane Tors
The NSHE Northern Nevada Diversity Summit, held Oct. 11 at the University’s Joe Crowley Student Union, focused on the opportunity ahead.
U.S. Secretary of Education leads campus Town Hall Sept. 12
September 7, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Students and community members will have the opportunity to ask questions of our nation’s highest ranking education official at a Town Hall on College Affordability and the Hispanic Community.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to visit Reno campus
August 29, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Town Hall on College Affordability and the Hispanic Community at the University is part of cross-country ‘Education Drives America’ tour.
Variety of cultures celebrated this month on campus
April 6, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
Center for Student Cultural Diversity hosts its Annual Intercultural Month with more than 40 events scheduled
University and School District partner to bring anti-racist speaker to community Feb. 29
February 14, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
Author Tim Wise presents Colorblind: Nevada Against Racism; free, ticketed event at University of Nevada, Reno
Expanded diversity initiatives role for Reg Stewart
September 21, 2011 • By Jane Tors
Reg Chhen Stewart has been named director of diversity initiatives, a new role at the University.
University of Nevada, Reno’s synthetic biology team wants to dance to victory
September 15, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
The University of Nevada, Reno International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Team, with the support from the University’s Center for Student Cultural Diversity, will host the first ever iGEM Wolf Pack Concert at 7 p.m. on Sept. 17.
Pearson Foundation recognizes student
July 27, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University nursing major Jarell Green recently received the title of National Fellow of the Pearson Prize for Higher Education.
Courtney Bell strives to be the Wizard of Oz of helping people
July 20, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
Nevada alum Courtney Bell helps people succeed, volunteering as the executive director of the People First Foundation, which he founded.
DreamGirls Honored by President Bill Clinton
May 6, 2011 • By Misha Ray
The University's DreamGirls Program was recognized by Bill Clinton at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Program.
Documentary sheds light on first-generation students
April 28, 2011 • By Carolina Chacon
Dozens of students, faculty and community members attended the premiere of “Nevada’s First-Generation,” a short documentary highlighting the experiences of first-generation students at the University of Nevada, Reno, on Thursday, April 21 at the Joe Crowley Student Union Theatre.
University students head fifth Spring Powwow
May 1, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
The University of Nevada, Reno is hosting the fifth annual Spring Powwow at the Manzanita Bowl on campus.