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"I help manage those pregnancies by starting medications and following the women and their infants after delivery," Larson said. "The treatment of HIV has become so advanced that medications are easy to take and very effective at treating the women and protecting their infants."

Read more about Trudy Larson's contributions and work with HIV/AIDS

Nominations for Thornton Peace Prize

Nominations are now being accepted for the Thornton Peace Prize. This annual award recognizes an individual or group from the university community who best exemplifies by word or deed that the use of force is not an acceptable means for settling disputes. Nominations may be for a member of the faculty, student, or a campus organization. The award amount is $1,000, with an award check less applicable taxes presented when the winner is honored at the Honor the Best ceremony in May. More details can be found on the Office of the Provost website on the Awards and Grants page. Please submit a formal letter of nomination and CV or resume for the individual or individuals being nominated to Audrey Casey at acasey@unr.edu or in person to the Provost’s Office, Clark Administration Building #110 by Friday, February 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Late nominations will not be considered.

Nominations For Cavanaugh Community Volunteer Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Cavanaugh Community Volunteer Award. This annual award recognizes an outstanding graduating undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno who has done outstanding community service work, not for academic credit, during his or her years as a college student. The award amount is $1,000, with an award check less applicable taxes presented when the winner is honored at the Honor the Best ceremony in May. More details can be found at the Office of the Provost website on the Awards and Grants page. Please submit a formal letter of nomination and a CV or resume for the person being nominated to Audrey Casey at acasey@unr.edu or in person to the Provost’s Office, Clark Administration Building #110 by Friday, February 17, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Late nominations will not be considered.

The Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award

Do you know a student who graduated in December 2016 or will be graduating in May 2017? The selection committee for The Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award is seeking graduating seniors whose collegiate record shows good scholarship, good character and worthy service. Up to four recipients of this award will receive a minimum of $3,000 at the Honor the Best Ceremony in 2017. Prospective recipients must submit an essay 1,000-1,500 words in length describing their civic engagement activities while they attended college. In addition, they must submit a resume drafted specifically for this award (sample provided online) and two letters of recommendation, one from a faculty member and one from someone familiar with their service. Applications must be submitted through the ASUN Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award online form by March 12, 2017 at 5:00pm. For more information visit the Student Life Services website or contact Erinn Kari at ekari@unr.edu or (775)784-1471.

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