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    2008 News Stories: February

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    Mines and Geology study maps strategies for carbon sequestration
    February 29, 2008 • By John Trent
    According to director, carbon sequestration for Nevada is possible, but highly expensive.

    Journalism Week attracts Pulitzer Prize winners
    February 29, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
    Vision, technology and ethics essential to print, broadcast, and electronic media success.

    True Blue Krukows
    February 29, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
    Whether baseball or music, Nevada has the right beat for this California family.

    Help me help Journalism
    February 29, 2008 • By Scott Gayer
    New dean of the Reynolds School enthralled at the chance to philosophically change the trade.

    Researchers make geothermal discovery in Mineral County
    February 27, 2008 • By John Trent
    Discovery at Teels Marsh area an anomaly given there are no thermal springs known to exist in area.

    Thursday Movie Series the reel deal at Crowley Union
    February 27, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
    The idea for the theater was completely student based. Surveys were sent to the student body about what they wanted in the new union and a theater was the top choice.

    Philanthropist recognized for contributions to education
    February 26, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
    Recipient of University President’s Medal in 1997.

    Students have clear ‘skies’ with top business plan
    February 25, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
    Software product nets interest from EDAWN, United Kingdom client

    Instructor encourages students to bark, whistle and scream
    February 25, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
    Field-based instructors from College of Education play important role in teacher education program.

    2007 third-lowest year on record for earthquake activity
    February 19, 2008 • By John Trent
    New report from Nevada Seismological Laboratory shows only three earthquakes in region had magnitude greater than 4.0.

    Faculty, administrators study abroad through USAC
    February 19, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
    Designed as a way to bring international component back to the University, successful program is an "incredible experience."

    Senator, Governor keynote environmental workshop
    February 15, 2008 • By Mikalee Byerman
    Great Basin Environmental program on Feb. 20-21 to highlight natural resources and environment.

    Muslim group hosts ‘Peace…Not Prejudice’
    February 15, 2008 • By Jeannette Smith
    This event is co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association, CAIR, the Northern Nevada Muslim Community and the National Muslim Student Association.

    Valentine’s Day stirs excitement, bidding at Sheppard Art Gallery
    February 14, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
    Auction featured special installations by students and recent graduate students to raise funds for future programming

    Fourth-year medical students in elite residency programs
    February 14, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
    This year two graduating medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine placed in very competitive early match programs.

    Professor’s survey ‘traces’ American-Mexican border
    February 14, 2008 • By John Trent
    Peter Goin’s “Tracing the Line,” the first photographic survey of the international boundary between the United States and Mexico, celebrates its 20th anniversary with showing in Mexico.

    Great Basin Center pinpoints renewable energy in report
    February 13, 2008 • By John Trent
    New report, now available online, is part of state’s effort to further diversify energy portfolio.

    Professor’s art exhibit rouses love, music and sense of community
    February 12, 2008 • By Natalie Savidge
    Prepare to rock to the tunes of music performed by Panic Opera, the Juvinals, and DJ Andrew, all while making crafty valentines and a communal art display.

    Pfounder of Pfaffology
    February 12, 2008 • By John Trent
    For math students, a course with Don Pfaff begins and ends with one thing.

    Gender gap still a problem in math, professor says
    February 11, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
    The gender gap has narrowed over the years, but boys continue to outperform girls on standardized math tests like the SAT, where girls score approximately 35 points less than boys on the math portion, says associate professor of mathematics education Lynd

    Parking, campus shuttles, escort services expand services
    February 8, 2008 • By Natalie Savidge
    Starting Feb. 7, students, faculty and staff have access to expanded transportation services, including extended hours, more vehicles and faster service

    Special son inspires mother to win $1,000 Soroptimist award
    February 8, 2008 • By Natalie Savidge
    Vicki Martinez is a single mother of a child with special needs, a college student, and a teacher and mentor to less-fortunate infants and toddlers.

    CABNR researcher trains plants not to kill themselves
    February 8, 2008 • By Mikalee Byerman
    Ron Mittler, a researcher at the University, may have helped train an annual crop how not to kill itself during drought.

    Sepulveda’s latest book gives thoughtful voice to RGJ column
    February 7, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
    Latino Research Center director Emma Sepulveda is holding a series of book signings for her new book, “Do you Hear my Accent When I Write?: The Voice of a Latina Immigrant"

    Venomous reptiles cannot be overlooked in Nevada
    February 7, 2008 • By Vikki Ford
    UNCE presents informative report on state’s dangerous snakes, lizards.

    Arthouse Film Series Sneak Preview
    February 7, 2008 • By Jeannette Smith
    The Joe Crowley Student Union presents The Lives of Others.

    Student Outreach Clinic receives donation from Redfield Foundation
    February 7, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
    $25,000 donation to help fund clinics helping area's medically underserved.

    Food and drink choices grow gastronomically at the Joe
    February 6, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
    As the University’s students continue to find their way to the Joe Crowley Student Union, the new union is increasing its food and drink offerings.

    Cross training is so 80s … new center focuses on performance
    February 6, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    The University’s Integrated Health Center in the School of Public Health is forging new roads with Velocity Sports Performance to promote life-long health, wellness and optimal athletic performance.

    Reduce your risk of falling
    February 6, 2008 • By Claudia Collins
    Cooperative Extension offers two publications entitled Reducing Personal Risks of Accidental Falls and Preventing Falls in Your Home.

    University offers several ways to increase personal safety
    February 5, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
    The University hosts a number of personal safety classes ranging from rape defense and self defense to safety-awareness instruction for students, faculty and staff.

    Confusion counselors
    February 5, 2008 • By Brandon Stewart
    Business students help low income families navigate labyrinth of filing tax returns.

    Changing the Mentality
    February 5, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
    Women's hoops team eyes first NCAA berth while succeeding off the court as well.

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