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2009 News Stories: June

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Algerian students to practice leadership, activism
June 29, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
This summer, 25 Algerian high school students will explore a new culture as part of the Northern Nevada International Center’s Algeria Youth Leadership Program.

ASUN Tuesday Night Movies make return
June 23, 2009 • By Guia Del Prado
The movies are held every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. either in the theater or on the front lawn, depending on the weather.

Concrete Canoe team finishes fifth at nationals
June 22, 2009 • By John Trent
Members of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Concrete Canoe team did themselves proud during the 2009 National Concrete Canoe Competition.

Rolling with the punches
June 22, 2009 • By Guia Del Prado
David Schacter, Nevada's four-time National Collegiate Boxing Champion alumnus, is spending his summer internship in the Washington, D.C., office of another pugilist of note: U.S. Sen. Harry Reid

Wall Street editor to join Reynolds School of Journalism
June 22, 2009 • By Zanny Marsh
David Morrow, the editor-in-chief of, has been named Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism.

Pack Picnics make return to Wednesday nights
June 19, 2009 • By Jon Fortenbury
It’s that time of year again to grab some friends, set up a picnic and enjoy free concerts and food.

Regents name Klaich to succeed Rogers as NSHE Chancellor
June 19, 2009 • Staff Report
The Nevada Board of Regents today unanimously appointed Daniel Klaich to serve as the tenth chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Student learns leadership, statesmanship at Student Congress
June 19, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Emma Garcia will hone her leadership skills as Nevada’s representative at The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship’s Second Annual Student Congress.

University celebrates unique art form: “book arts”
June 19, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
Can a book be a work of art, as well as a literary work?

Balloon Race Scholarship winners announced
June 16, 2009 • By Marcie Newpher
The 2009-2010 University Balloon Race Scholarship committee selected two deserving University of Nevada, Reno student recipients.

Food for thought, the benefits and risks of eating fish
June 12, 2009 • Staff Report
Cooperative Extension experts will discuss fish consumption and reservoir management during a public meeting to be held on June 24.

Renewing the Future
June 9, 2009 • By John Trent
Manoranjan Misra, professor of materials science and engineering, is one of the leaders of the campus’ effort to harness many of the state’s numerous renewable energy assets.

Seismological Lab Hunts for Earthquake Faults
June 9, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The Seismological Lab is beginning seismic surveying through downtown as part of a $1 million U.S. Geological Survey study.

New opportunity to examine link between identity, society
June 9, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
A new master’s degree and a 12-credit, graduate certificate program in gender, race and identity.

Couples invited to take part in University study
June 9, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Couples are invited to participate in a University of Nevada, Reno study of relationship improvement techniques.

Researcher receives DOE grant for nuclear energy research
June 9, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno mathematics researcher and faculty member Pavel Solin can help make a nuclear reactor run more efficiently.

Physicians, students provide medical assistance at Reno Rodeo
June 8, 2009 • By Anne McMillin
Sporting environment provides learning opportunities for students at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

From a bachelor’s degree to Ph.D. bound
June 8, 2009 • By Jon Fortenbury
Mark Lemos applied and been accepted into Ph.D. programs at the University of Nevada, Reno and Keck Graduate Institute.

Business students place at top in HR competition
June 5, 2009 • By John Trent
Two teams from the College of Business placed third and sixth during April's Human Resource Management Pacific West Student Competition in Boise, Idaho.

Geology doctoral student receives top honor
June 2, 2009 • By Guia Del Prado
Rich Koehler, a doctoral student in geology, recently received outstanding student paper and outstanding student presenter awards at two prestigious national conferences.

Renewable Energy Center coordinates programs
June 2, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno has formalized their renewable energy research efforts in a new collaborative, the Renewable Energy Center.

A standout of scholarship
June 1, 2009 • By John Trent
English professor Jen Hill, long one of the finest teachers on campus, receives a prestigious research honor, an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship.

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