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2009 News Stories: July

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The politics of growth
July 29, 2009 • By Guia Del Prado
Political science graduate student Crystal Jewett interned to get a crash course in politics. She expected to learn about Washington, but learned far more about herself.

Pack Swimmer competes at world championships
July 29, 2009 • Staff Report
Marichi Gandionco is one of nine swimmers that represent the Philippines at the World Championships.

Cushman to study water adaptation in plants
July 27, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Biochemist John Cushman is investigating how plants thrive in warmer, drier climates.

Ready for Research
July 24, 2009 • By John Trent
Indira Chatterjee, a longtime student favorite, hopes to foster increased research partnerships for College of Engineering in new role.

‘Tough times, but a time we will come through’
July 24, 2009 • By John Trent
The goal has always been protection of the core academic mission, which includes student success.

Dedication set for Center for Basque Studies
July 23, 2009 • By Natalie Savidge
The Center for Basque Studies is celebrating its new location in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

The blackboard catalysts
July 21, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Women’s Studies Professor Rosemary Dixon has found innovative ways to bring online education to life.

Professor to present at international workshop
July 15, 2009 • By John Trent
A total of 28 workshops, 103 invited and 157 contributed sessions will be offered in the week-long conference.

Shakespeare Festival partnership expanded
July 14, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
The University offered the use of its costume shops, scene shops and rehearsal space.

University continues support of Blues Festival
July 14, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
The University of Nevada will once again support the festival by loaning essential items to the event. This year’s event will be held Aug. 14-16 at Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno.

Artown comes to campus
July 8, 2009 • By Jon Fortenbury
The ever-popular Artown returns to Reno this summer.

Studying climate change gets cool
July 7, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Sudeep Chandra, a University faculty member and researcher, will be one of the principal investigators with the Polaris Project, an international team of scientists studying climate change in the Arctic.

Mobile Engineering Education Lab program rolls to success
July 7, 2009 • By John Trent
Since its inception in 1997, the Mobile Engineering Lab has presented lessons and information to more than 100 schools.

Engineering Summer Camps swing into action
July 7, 2009 • By John Trent
It’s that time of year again. School is out and northern Nevada’s brightest young minds are looking for ways to keep their learning fun, yet interesting.

Zeb Hogan featured on National Geographic Channel
July 6, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
CABNR's Zeb Hogan's megafish project will be featured on National Geographic Channel.

After 35 years, a University legend retires
July 6, 2009 • By Jon Fortenbury
Jewel Radcliffe, a custodial worker in the Clark Administration Building at the University of Nevada, Reno, retired on June 29.

Upward Bound student looks forward to college career
July 6, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Upward Bound and ASCENT student Michael Snider earned $70,000 in scholarship money and attributes much of his success to his program counselors.

School of Medicine welcomes new faculty members
July 6, 2009 • By Anne McMillin
The School of Medicine added three new faculty members to its ranks this month, two of whom are former residents with the school’s residency programs.

Researchers collect weed-eating bugs for Tahoe
July 2, 2009 • By Jim Sloan
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is try to use weed-eating beetles to halt the costly spread of spotted knapweed in Nevada.

Researchers urge Nevadans to choose fish wisely
July 1, 2009 • By Jim Sloan
The key, according to one of the researchers is to eat fish that are high in beneficial Omega-3 fatty acid and low in mercury contamination.

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