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    2008 News Stories: May

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    School of Medicine holds monthly obstetrics clinics
    May 30, 2008 • By Emily Cobb
    Clinics allow patients to receive routine obstetrical care without traveling great distances.

    Division of Health Sciences structure announced
    May 30, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    University’s Division of Health Sciences transition effective July 1; College of Health and Human Sciences absorbed into Division.

    VP for research/dean of Graduate School to retire
    May 30, 2008 • By Jane Tors
    When Mark Brenner joined the University in September 2005 as vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School, he saw the opportunity to contribute to the infrastructure and continued growth of Nevada’s research program.

    Chemstores closed for inventory May 29-30
    May 29, 2008 • By Brandon Stewart
    Chemstores, the chemical supplier within the Department of Chemistry, will be closed May 29-30 while staff take inventory.

    Off-road and off the charts: rural math project completed
    May 29, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
    Education professor Teruni Lamberg wrapped up an adventure she started three years ago called the Northeastern Nevada Math Project.

    Faculty sought for literacy in health communication project
    May 29, 2008 • By Brandon Stewart
    The Nevada Geriatric Education Center is seeking academic and administrative faculty to be “Scholars in Health Literacy and Aging,” an interdisciplinary faculty development opportunity.

    Marching to her own drum
    May 28, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
    To say Rachi Tiwari is ambitious would be an understatement

    Screenings target those near Nevada nuclear test site
    May 28, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
    Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (RESEP) is at the forefront of an effort to raise awareness about the need for cancer screening among people who lived near Nevada’s nuclear weapons tests.

    University honors wide range of achievement
    May 27, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
    The campus' colleges and schools annually present awards recognizing scholarship and service of faculty, staff and students.

    Kemp, McPherson win top student-athlete awards
    May 27, 2008 • By Nevada Athletics
    Nevada basketball player Marcelus Kemp and Wolf Pack softball player Jordan McPherson earned top honors as the University's Doc Martie and Ruth Russell award winners.

    The Regents' Scholar Awards given to undergrad, graduate students
    May 27, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
    The Regents' Scholar Award is bestowed upon one student from each NSHE institution for their academic achievements, leadership ability and service contributions. Each honoree receives a $5,000 stipend.

    Leaving a Legacy: Fred Reid named 'Employee of the Year'
    May 22, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
    Fred Reid named classified employee of the year. Reid is known for his dedication to the students, the art department and the University.

    Latest class of Wolf Pack Battalion graduates
    May 22, 2008 • By Adrienne Goetz
    Seven Graduates to be commissioned. The Wolf Pack Battalion holds a proud tradition of commissioning second lieutenants into the Air Force, the United States Army, and the Air National Guard.

    Space Available in CFRC Private Kindergarten
    May 20, 2008 • By Kelly McKowan
    The Child and Family Research Center has space available in the 11th Street Kindergarten class.

    ASUN clubs and organizations are honored
    May 20, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
    The Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno honored outstanding clubs and organizations in an awards ceremony on April 10 in the Joe Crowley Student Union.

    Special Collections, Archives help produce Reno book
    May 19, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
    The Turner Publishing Company has released a new book illustrating Reno’s history titled Historic Photos of Reno.

    Getchell Library scales back service during move
    May 19, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center grand opening to take place Aug. 11

    Campus accomplishment recognized at Honor the Best
    May 19, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
    Fifty-seven award-winners saluted at Joe Crowley Student Union.

    Jennifer Miceli named 2008 Herz Gold Medalist
    May 17, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    The Herz Gold Medal, the University’s oldest and most prestigious award, is presented each commencement ceremony to the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average.

    Who knows what good they can someday do?
    May 16, 2008 • By Nicole Brown and Adrienne Goetz
    Two Nevada grads already have an impressive track record. One can only imagine where they will go from here,

    Journalism students initiate ethics pledge
    May 15, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
    Reynolds School of Journalism seniors will sign an ethics pledge that will guide their careers at a Spring 2008 Commencement reception May 16 at 2:30p.m., in the journalism school atrium.

    Buxton receives 2008 Outstanding Researcher Award
    May 15, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada, Reno recognized the School of Medicine’s Iain L. O. Buxton, Pharm.D., with its Outstanding Researcher Award at its annual “Honor the Best” awards ceremony yesterday at the Joe Crowley Student Union on campus.

    Forty-seven nursing students to have bright future
    May 15, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    Pass rate of 92 percent highlights first-quarter, licensing exam results.

    Update on Parking and New Parking Permit Fees
    May 14, 2008 • By Ron Zurek
    If you would like to learn more about the various parking and transportation related services available on campus, please visit Parking Services website.

    The world isn't always how it appears
    May 13, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    As she graduates, business student Tiana Bowlen will remember sag advise from her mentor.

    Coray, Special Assistant for Diversity, to step down
    May 13, 2008 • By John Trent
    After 18 years in position, Coray to return to faculty in Department of History.

    Coray a trailblazer in more ways than one
    May 13, 2008 • By John Trent
    As the University’s Special Assistant for Diversity returns to the classroom, a former student remembers what it was like to be one of Coray’s students.

    University psychologists share top award
    May 12, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
    Two University psychologists received Nevada State Psychologist Association 'Outstanding Psychologist of the Year' Award.

    Three faculty named as 2008 Foundation Professors
    May 12, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
    Wesnousky, Barone, Follette to be recognized for research, teaching excellence May 14 at Honor the Best ceremony.

    Nevada makes second NCAA trip in three years
    May 12, 2008 • By Nevada Athletics
    Wolf Pack second seed at UCLA softball regional, competing against Boilermakers, Bruins, Cal State Fullerton.

    Professor receives grant to study muscular dystrophy
    May 12, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
    National Institutes of Health grant awarded for $1,000,000 over five years.

    1,800 degrees to be awarded at Spring Commencement
    May 12, 2008 • By Natalie Savidge
    Commencement ceremonies will take place Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17 on the University's historic quadrangle.

    Maragakis named interim dean for College of Engineering
    May 12, 2008 • By John Trent
    Manos Maragakis, a longtime department chair and internationally known professor and researcher in the area of seismic response of large-scale structures such as bridges, has been named interim dean of the College of Engineering,

    Classified Employees of the Month for May named
    May 12, 2008 • By Joanne Tully
    Employees of the month have provided the university with outstanding service, an exceptional attitude and excellence in work performance beyond their specific job requirements

    Sue Donaldson to Preside Over National Conference
    May 12, 2008 • By Susan Schmidt
    Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals is the national professional organization for Extension faculty specializing in natural resources

    Heeding the call
    May 9, 2008 • By John Trent
    For Nichole Maloney, the decision to join the Peace Corps lead back to a great class, taught by a great professor

    Batchman receives prestigious fellowship
    May 9, 2008 • By John Trent
    College of Engineering dean earns unique distinction from American Society for Engineering Education

    Lincoln and Civil War theme for Chautauqua
    May 9, 2008 • By Andrea Turman
    Endorsed by the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, the Chautauqua will highlight Abraham Lincoln during northern Nevada’s popular summer event.

    International Executive Development Program
    May 9, 2008 • By Andrea Turman
    Renowned international program for gaming executives stresses critical issues and strategic planning in the global gaming industry.

    Chart a course for an enriching summer
    May 9, 2008 • By Andrea Turman
    A wide variety of events open to the community are offered on campus during Summer Session 2008.

    Health ecology major is Senior Scholar
    May 9, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    Jennifer Miceli to be recognized May 15 with eight other outstanding graduates at awards reception.

    Participants sought for allergy genetic disorder study
    May 9, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
    Participants are being sought for allergy genetic disorder study, now underway.

    Redesigned Nevada News, calendar mark Web changes
    May 8, 2008 • By John Trent
    In an effort to draw the University’s community of readers deeper into the news, events and issues of the campus, the Nevada News Web site has been reorganized and redesigned.

    Pop culture inspires innovative teaching
    May 8, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    More than 30 marketing students work as ‘Apprentices’ tasked to create a branded dog-washing service.

    Lego Robotics coming to Fleischmann Planetarium
    May 8, 2008 • By Sarah Purdy
    Soon-to-be scientists ages 10-14 are invited to engage in hands-on learning and fun during two-hour mini-robotics sessions at Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center, May 17-19.

    Phil Gillette honored for commitment to Nevada elders
    May 8, 2008 • By Ed Cohen
    Longtime health-care administrator, educator and northern Nevada community leader Phil Gillette has been honored with the Sanford Center for Aging’s Living the Legacy Award.

    Business professor is radically transparent
    May 7, 2008 • Staff Report
    Strauss’ new book helps individuals, companies monitor and manage reputations online using social media.

    Employee-of-the-Year nominees announced
    May 7, 2008 • By Joanne Tully
    The Staff Employees’ Council is proud to acknowledge and honor the following employees who have been nominated for the prestigious 2008 Classified Employee of the Year Award.

    University Inn becomes Sierra Hall
    May 6, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
    The University Inn shuttered its hotel doors in December 2006. The facility has undergone necessary renovation to provide an additional residence hall option for upper-division University students.

    Nevada softball wins Western Athletic Conference title
    May 5, 2008 • By Nevada Athletics
    The Wolf Pack beat San Jose State 3-2 in game one of a doubleheader to clinch the WAC championship. The Pack swept the Spartans in the doubleheader with a 5-4 win in eight innings to complete the series sweep.

    Faculty and students in field of aging to be honored
    May 5, 2008 • By Ed Cohen
    The ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the fourth-floor ballroom of the Joe Crowley Student Union on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

    Professor inducted into Western Academy of Nursing
    May 5, 2008 • By Ed Cohen
    The academy recognizes and honors nurses who have demonstrated excellence in nursing practice and have advanced practice in direct care, education or research.

    Who inspired you?
    May 2, 2008 • By John Trent
    The University is asking graduating seniors to share the story of a person who inspired them to come to college. For Adrienne Goetz, it was her junior English teacher.

    Nevada first in regional concrete canoe competition
    May 2, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
    For the third consecutive year, the University’s concrete canoe team will compete in the finals of the national collegiate competition.

    College of Business, TMCC focus on student success
    May 1, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
    The University of Nevada, Reno and TMCC team up to eliminate fear of the unknown for community college to University transfers.

    Experts help Nevadans understand/prepare for quakes
    May 1, 2008 • By Jane Tors
    "The earthquake sequence in west Reno is not a scientific surprise, and a large earthquake there would not be a scientific surprise. People need to be prepared,” said John Anderson, director of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University, at a b

    Students hold memorial for anatomical donors
    May 1, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
    Donors' friends and family invited to attend May 9.

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