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2008 News Stories: March

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The most contented University grad you’ll ever find
March 31, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
Fresno-area man earns civil engineering degree 65 years after his class graduates.

Reno bucks recession trend
March 28, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
Regional experts share opinions on why our economy is flourishing.

Night of All Nations extends invitation to tour the world
March 28, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
Annual on-campus event attracts, culturally enriches 5,000 visitors.

Seismologists, geologists brief media on recent earthquakes
March 27, 2008 • By John Trent
In an informational meeting that also included representatives from the State of Nevada’s Department of Public Safety and Washoe County emergency management, the University’s scientists briefed local media on recent earthquakes.

Hands-on activities highlight engineering summer camps
March 27, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
Students can build bridges, robots, rockets.

Mackay School celebrates centennial
March 25, 2008 • By John Trent
One of the state’s most enduring entities to mark 100th year anniversary with series of public events, including trip to Virginia City and Mackay Gala.

Major health care innovation for Nevadans launches
March 25, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
The Nevada Living Will Lockbox will be a free service providing electronic storage of living wills, other advance directives.

Equipped in the mind, led by the heart
March 25, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
Danielle Lallement uses her nursing education to help the women of a rural Mexican town.

Nevada Sagebrush wins online journalism awards
March 24, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
Student newspaper’s recognition indicative of an increasingly strong Web presence.

Clinics provide free care to medically underserved
March 24, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
April dates for School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics announced.

Step out for safety
March 21, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
Hundreds on campus encourage seat belt use.

Kris Tower: educator, advocate, filmmaker
March 20, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
Remembering Kris Tower: innovative educator, advocate, filmmaker.

Match Day results celebrated
March 20, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
17 to stay in Nevada for post-graduate medical training.

Reilly wins ASUN presidential election
March 19, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
History major from Las Vegas takes one of closest contests in campus history

An improbable president
March 19, 2008 • By Scott Gayer
Reilly says he finds everything he could want from Nevada.

Who’s Who recognizes students who make a difference
March 18, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
University students say involvement isn’t for recognition, but rather staying active at their school.

Professors reach highest status with Fellow Grade
March 18, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
International organization touts significant achievements.

Arnold and Steffens named March Employees of the Month
March 18, 2008 • By Joanne Tully
Randy Arnold and Chuck Steffens of Facilities Maintenance selected as Classified Employees of the Month for March.

A 'turbo-charged researcher
March 17, 2008 • By John Trent
Umek, Turbo often found along the Walker River.

Ticket Office extends hours to buy tickets to CBI
March 17, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
The Wolf Pack Ticket Office at Legacy Hall will stay open until 8 p.m. today to accommodate fans wanting to purchase tickets for Nevada’s Tuesday night game with Houston at Lawlor Events Center in the inaugural College Basketball Invitational.

Conference to feature ‘science as a tool’
March 17, 2008 • By John Trent
Scientists and managers at Lake Tahoe will gather for a three-day conference to discuss the latest relevant scientific information and results from a multitude of studies being conducted at Tahoe.

Environment and behavior for Alzheimer’s patients studies
March 5, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
Work by professor of psychology, graduate student, provides family and professional caregivers with ways to understand patients’ needs.

Engineering: now with a fresh new lemon scent
March 5, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
Mobile lab brings hands-on experience to thousands of middle school students.

ASUN elections anticipate high participation and new policies
March 5, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
Candidates sharing campaign signs, increased awareness of ASUN help boost races, election organizers say.

Small earthquakes felt in Mogul over past few days
March 4, 2008 • By John Trent
Nevada seismologists report events of small magnitudes; events of this size are considered common.

A trip to the Tenderloin leads to tender hearts
March 4, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
Campus club Intervarsity Christian Fellowship helps expose students to issues such as poverty and social injustice.

Feeding the hunger of college dreams
March 4, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
University mentors' sharing helps students towards higher education.

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