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Great Basin natural resource issues and research to be discussed by agencies
November 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Natural resource issues facing the Great Basin - and the research behind solutions - will be at the forefront of conversation next month during the annual Great Basin Consortium Conference.
Johnson to conference: University on 'front edge' of innovation, talent
August 28, 2013 • By John Trent
President Marc Johnson explains the University's value at Governor's Small Business Conference
Biotech start-up DxDiscovery moves to Applied Research Facility
August 2, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new Nevada biotechnology corporation based on campus, DxDiscovery, Inc., has begun operations at the University’s Applied Research Facility.
Mridul Gautam named vice president for research and innovation
June 7, 2013 • By Jane Tors
WVU associate vice president brings extensive experience, enthusiasm; joins University in October 2013.
Snedeker, Marizu named co-Employees of Month for May
May 13, 2013 • Staff Report
May's honorees make their divisions and duties special.
Graduate programs ranked among the nation’s best
March 19, 2013 • Staff Report
The University had several notable rankings in the annual U.S. News and World Report listing of the nation’s best graduate programs.
Insect research heads down path to start-up company with NSF I-Corps program
February 6, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University researcher team moves from the lab to the boardroom to build a business based on insect enzymes.
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
MDA supports research by University of Nevada School of Medicine
August 21, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dean Burkin in pharmacology department gets $308,000 grant from Muscular Dystrophy Association
Tahoe through the lens of research
August 9, 2012 • By John Trent
The University’s scientific community is focusing on the future of the storied lake.
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.
Foundation Professor Ian Buckle to lead national earthquake engineering group
July 17, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Civil engineering professor Ian Buckle has received the endorsement of the members of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) to be their next president.
University’s undergraduates given research opportunities
April 13, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
From the evolution of horse-show jumping to the “color” of music, the 2012 Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium will host a wide array of presentations this year.
Strong showing for grad programs in U.S. News rankings released today
March 13, 2012 • By Jane Tors
University achieves strong showing in the annual rankings of the best graduate programs released today by U.S. News and World Report.
University of Nevada, Reno research office adds Associate VP
March 1, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno Office of Research has added Gary Snowder as associate vice president for Research Services.
University of Nevada, Reno research office adds key personnel
March 1, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno Office of Research has added Dan Langford as Manager of Industry Partnerships for the Technology Transfer Office.
New life-saving diagnostic test for HIV patients featured in “Better World Report”
December 2, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
New life-saving diagnostic test for HIV patients in “Better World Report” highlights University of Nevada, Reno deal to bring new cryptococcal meningitis test to developing countries.
Saving the Great Basin through collaboration
November 4, 2011 • By John Trent
Running from Nov. 7-9, the Great Basin Consortium conference will be held at the Joe Crowley Student Union.
Kent and Saiidi to talk on bridge engineering and earthquake hazard identification with senators
September 2, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Two University researchers will present their research to a group of lawmakers, including Sen. Harry Reid, Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
New director of Office of Human Research Protection named
May 11, 2011 • By Jane Tors
Nancy Moody will join the University of Nevada, Reno as director of the Office of Human Research Protection on May 23.
Undergraduate students share their research
April 28, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
At the end of each spring semester, recipients of the Honors Undergraduate Research Award and the General Undergraduate Research Award, along with any other interested students on campus, create posters that present the process and results of their research. This year, 44 students at the University of Nevada, Reno showcased their research and work at the Undergraduate Research Poster Conference on Wednesday, April 20.
TTO licenses Arnott’s next-gen air quality monitor
March 28, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new air-quality measuring instrument invented by Pat Arnott and Ian Arnold that is more economical, more portable and more accurate than older technologies has been licensed for commercial development by Droplet Measurement Technologies of Boulder, Colo.
Tech Transfer Office streamlines system to generate business
January 28, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new streamlined system to enable University of Nevada, Reno and DRI faculty to begin start-up companies based on their research and development, and to seek entrepreneurial partners from the business community to encourage economic development, has been put in place by the institutions’ Technology Transfer Office.