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    December 2010

    What’s big, bold and blue all over? 2010’s top stories
    December 30, 2010 • By John Trent
    Top 10 campus stories of 2010 reflect a decidedly triumphant Nevada blue.

    School of Medicine's free clinic dates for January 2011 announced
    December 27, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinics for January 2011 have been announced for the following dates: a children’s clinic will be held January 8 from 8 a.m. to noon., a women’s clinic will be held January 15 from 8 a.m. to noon and a general clinic will be on January 24 from 6 to 9 p.m.

    Nat Geo Channel Marathon features University's Zeb Hogan
    December 26, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Seven of University of Nevada, Reno researcher’s shows to air back-to-back on New Year’s Eve.

    Journalism Student Takes Top Prize in Innovation Competition
    December 20, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
    A senior at the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism won the top prize in a competition for innovative ideas in journalism.

    Dream season continues: Pack seniors receive Business medals
    December 20, 2010 • By John Trent
    Wolf Pack seniors Colin Kaepernick, John Bender and Kevin Grimes are honored by College of Business for their graduation.

    One-of-a-kind products designed by engineering students
    December 19, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Innovative inventions designed and built by students in Systems Design mechanical engineering class for class project.

    Nevada students awarded Gilman scholarships
    December 19, 2010 • Staff Report
    The international study program is to help better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in a global world.

    Student United Way has big plans for 2011
    December 16, 2010 • By John Trent
    The members of Student United Way give back to community in many different and impactful ways.

    RSJ alum Cavender makes impact at Mountain West Conference
    December 16, 2010 • By Matthew Hoover
    Reynolds School graduate Katie Cavender directs new media initiatives for Mountain West Conference.

    Renowned chamber music festival features faculty performers
    December 16, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    The world's finest chamber music players gather in Reno for the Nevada Chamber Music Festival, now in its seventh year and one of classical music's marquee, winter holiday season events.

    John Hasenau named director of animal medicine
    December 15, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    John Hasenau has joined the University of Nevada, Reno as director of laboratory animal medicine. This role is responsible for the oversight of animal care, welfare and facilities at the University.

    Biz students help Microsoft Licensing with continuity plan
    December 15, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Ten Nevada College of Business students got real-world experience when they detailed plans that will help Microsoft Licensing continue business operations in the event of various emergencies.

    Pack stays hungry for Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
    December 14, 2010 • By John Trent
    The countdown continues for the Wolf Pack’s Jan. 9 appearance against Boston College in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

    Students earn silver in global bioengineering competition
    December 14, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    A team of 10 CABNR biochemistry and bioengineering students received a silver medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition for their work on plant biosensors.

    Gary Blomquist wins national entomology award
    December 14, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    University of Nevada, Reno professor Gary Blomquist has won the Entomological Society of America’s prestigious Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology.

    Nevada partners with Food Bank to fight hunger
    December 13, 2010 • Staff Report
    The University of Nevada will team up with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to raise money and food donations for families in the community this holiday season.

    McReynolds, esteemed psychology professor, passes away
    December 10, 2010 • Staff Report
    Paul McReynolds' long and notable career at the University included spearheading the creation of Nevada's doctoral program in clinical psychology.

    University study spotlights successful volunteer effort
    December 10, 2010 • Staff Report
    A University of Nevada Cooperative Extension study finds that it's possible to nurture strong volunteers and create a lasting impact on a community.

    Early Childhood Autism Program gets help from local foundation
    December 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    The Early Childhood Autism Program is getting help from the Sierra Kids Foundation when the foundation sponsors the Wild West Shootout basketball tournament to fund scholarships.

    Nevada nursing professor awarded National Institutes of Health grant
    December 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Orvis School of Nursing researcher Michele Pelter has been awarded $377,000 from the National Institutes of Health to study the detection of ischemia.

    Winter Commencement 2010: Success measured by action
    December 8, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Commencement speaker Richard Tapia’s message to graduates: when you encounter adversity, look both ways

    Honors students represent University in New York photo exhibit
    December 8, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    The University’s Honors Program participated in the fifth annual Honors Snapshot Day photo gallery project hosted by Macaulay Honors College in New York City.

    Kaepernick, Ault win WAC honors
    December 7, 2010 • Staff Report
    Senior QB Colin Kaepernick and coach Chris Ault tabbed as WAC's best by league coaches.

    Russ Fields named director of Mackay School
    December 7, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Russ Fields has been appointed the new director of the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno.

    Sophia Raphael Cardinal named 2010 Herz Gold Medalist
    December 6, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    The University of Nevada, Reno has named Sophia Raphael Cardinal the recipient of the 2010 Herz Gold Medal, presented at each commencement ceremony to the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average.

    Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl tickets go on sale for Pack fans
    December 6, 2010 • Staff Report
    The 12-1 Nevada Wolf Pack will take on Boston College on Jan. 9 in San Francisco.

    Professor discusses vandalism, discovery of African rock art
    December 2, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    University of Nevada, Reno anthropologists discovered 2,300-year-old African rock art during research.

    Where the time has gone
    December 1, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    How one graduating senior spent her time in college, and wondering what will happen next.

    November 2010

    School of Medicine's free December clinic date announced
    November 30, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinic is a general clinic serving adults and children.

    Disability Resource Center makes temporary move
    November 30, 2010 • Staff Report
    The Disability Resource Center has been moved temporarily to the Student Services building following flooding in the center’s home in the Thompson building.

    Campus hosts STEM open house
    November 30, 2010 • By John Trent
    In a collaborative venture, colleges invite area educators to partake in STEM activities.

    Water expert Goldman to speak on world water crisis
    November 30, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    World-renowned limnologist Charles Goldman will present a free public lecture, “Lake Tahoe: Five Decades of Change and the World Water Crisis,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 2.

    School of Medicine's Mojave Mental Health to hold fundraiser, honor community members
    November 29, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Mojave Mental Health, a component of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, is hosting a “Star Night” fundraiser at Spread Peace Café, 50 N. Sierra Street, Suite 106, in Reno this Saturday, December 4 at 7 p.m. This evening will be focused on shining a light on mental illness and honoring those who do so.

    Pack turns Boise blue with stunning win
    November 29, 2010 • By John Trent
    In what has been called the greatest win in Nevada history, Wolf Pack topples third-ranked Boise, 34-31.

    University commits to encouraging service learning
    November 29, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    President Milt Glick has signed the “Campus Compact,” joining a coalition to encouraging service learning and civic engagement.

    City of Reno's downtown 'Biggest Little City' arch turns blue
    November 23, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Reno’s iconic downtown arch has turned blue as a show of support for the Nevada Wolf Pack

    School of Medicine's Nevada Geriatric Education Center offers aging classes, lecture in December
    November 23, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Nevada Geriatric Education Center is offering a class on positive approaches to care for the aging in December.

    Retirement counselors to visit university campuses
    November 22, 2010 • Staff Report
    By meeting with a counselor, faculty can learn about investing for retirement and get a better understanding of the steps necessary to take to ensure retirement readiness.

    Med School magazine 'Synapse' earns honor
    November 22, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The magazine of the School of Medicine earns a Silver Spike Award from PRSA.

    University and DRI recognized for collaborative project
    November 19, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    The University’s and DRI’s 2010 Tahoe publication and educational poster earn Awards of Excellence at annual PRSA Sierra Nevada Chapter awards banquet.

    RSVP honors volunteers at Mardi Gras luncheon
    November 18, 2010 • Staff Report
    The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) honors more than 400 volunteers at its annual luncheon event.

    University asks Nevadans to cast one more vote
    November 18, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Nevada’s Knowledge Center has been chosen as a finalist in a national contest whose winner will be showcased on video in Times Square.

    Geography's Scott Mensing named Nevada Professor of the Year
    November 18, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Professor Scott Mensing has been named Nevada Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. He received his award today in a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

    Recently discovered Mark Twain comedy performed at the University
    November 17, 2010 • By Nonie Wainwright
    The Nevada Repertory Company is performing a recently discovered work by Mark Twain, “Is He Dead? Nov. 17-20 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 21 at 1:30 p.m.

    'Outcasts' author: Engage your community and learn
    November 17, 2010 • By John Trent
    Warren St. John, author of the 2010 Summer Scholars book project work, "Outcasts United," encourages students to create community.

    Charles GoldmanTahoe expert to speak about world water crisis
    November 17, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    World-renowned limnologist Charles Goldman will present, “Lake Tahoe: Five Decades of Change and the World Water Crisis,” Dec. 2 in College of Science’s Discover Science Lecture Series.

    One generation’s defining moment
    November 16, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Three students from the Reynolds School of Journalism recently made the pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., for the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert extravaganza, “Rally to Restore Sanity.”

    Freshman wins 'Summer Scholars' writing prize
    November 16, 2010 • Staff Report
    Bo Yi, a freshman from Las Vegas, earns $500 check for evocative essay connecting her life with Summer Scholars book project.

    'Pathways' cafe opens in Center for Molecular Medicine
    November 16, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    New organic, holistic eatery offers dining option for north end of campus.

    Campus meeting to discuss health insurance changes
    November 15, 2010 • Staff Report
    The Public Employees Benefits Program will hold an on-campus meeting Tuesday, Nov.16, from 1-3 p.m. to discuss the planned changes to health insurance benefits effective July 1, 2011.

    Ten University students receive Public Anthropology Awards
    November 12, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Ten University of Nevada, Reno students are recognized as winners for this year’s Public Anthropology Award.

    Funding sources workshop offered for innovative businesses
    November 12, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    The University's Small Business Development Center and a local business incubator are cohosting a workshop on sources of funding for innovative, high-technology companies.

    Glick stresses partnership at economic development conference
    November 10, 2010 • By John Trent
    President Milt Glick and several University faculty members played key roles in recent national economic development conference in Reno

    Sweet vibrations: Professor raises money using gong
    November 10, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Judy Strauss and the University's School of Community Health Science offers a way to relieve stress and support a good cause

    University, Med School receive $16M INBRE renewal
    November 10, 2010 • Staff Report
    The National Center for Research Resources and NIH award University $16 million renewal for NV INBRE project.

    Reno Phil's November concerts feature emeritus faculty
    November 9, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    The Reno Philharmonic’s November concert, “Music for the Gods,” will feature University of Nevada, Reno Professor Emeritus John Lenz on French horn during two performances, Nov. 14 and 16.

    Reynolds School of Journalism announces partnership with SJI
    November 8, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
    The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism has announced a partnership with the Scholastic Journalism Institute, a think tank created to address issues facing scholastic journalism.

    Making paintings dance
    November 5, 2010 • By Nonie Wainwright
    “Shanghaied” is a multimedia ballet conceptualized from one student's painting and will debut Nov. 18 and 19.

    Students enter international genetic engineering competition
    November 5, 2010 • Staff Report
    Ten students from the University of Nevada, Reno will be presenting their work on plant biosensors at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition, iGem, Nov. 4-8.

    Nevada professors collaborate on California Ag Field Guide
    November 4, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Two University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professors have teamed up to produce a fact-filled, entertaining, practical guide to California’s production of almost 400 different crops.

    “Outcasts United” author to present at Nevada campus
    November 4, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Students, as well as members of the community, will have the opportunity to talk with author Warren St. John when he visits the Nevada campus Nov. 16.

    Student continues groundbreaking work in hydrology
    November 2, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Last year’s American Geophysical Union award winner and UNR student Jazmin Aravena prepares for this year’s competition with her Rhizosphere compaction research.

    School of Medicine's pediatrics department receives financial gift
    November 1, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine recently received a generous gift from the Children’s Heart Center Nevada to support faculty development and research in its pediatrics department.

    Former University First Lady Miller passes away
    November 1, 2010 • Staff Report
    Edwina "Nena" Miller, widow of former University President N. Edd Miller, passes away at age 88.

    October 2010

    Teachers and parents get help teaching deafblind
    October 28, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Nevada College of Education professor filling unique need

    WAC, Fresno State and Nevada reach agreement
    October 28, 2010 • Staff Report
    The Western Athletic Conference, Fresno State and Nevada have reached an agreement resolving their disputes regarding the departure of Nevada and Fresno State from the WAC.

    Michael WatermanHuman genome theorist Michael Waterman to lecture
    October 28, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The Nov. 4 Discover Science Lecture Series features Michael Waterman, whose work formed one of the theoretical cornerstones for the Human Genome Project.

    Nevada earthquake information now more easily accessible
    October 28, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Nevada's updated Seismological Laboratory website not only offers visitors what there is to know about quakes when they happen, but also information to help them be prepared and stay safe.

    ‘Nirvana’ for Scientists... and Students
    October 27, 2010 • By John Trent
    Summer internships at two renowned NASA research centers leave lasting impression for engineering students.

    Wolf Pack grad rates at all-time high
    October 27, 2010 • By Rhonda Lundin
    University athletes continue to set new athletic program standards for graduation rates.

    Pritsos appointed to statewide substance abuse advisory group
    October 27, 2010 • Staff Report
    Chris Pritsos, chair of the Department of Nutrition has been appointed to the Statewide Epidemiological Workgroup, a group which helps build effective substance abuse prevention and treatment programs.

    School of Medicine's free clinics for November announced
    October 26, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinics for November have been announced for the following dates: a children’s clinic will be held November 6 from 8 a.m. to noon., a women’s clinic will be held November 13 from 8 a.m. to noon and a general clinic will be on November 22 from 6 to 9 p.m.

    Med School schedules student outreach clinics
    October 26, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    School of Medicine's student outreach clinics to be held on Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 22.

    'Nevada Writers Hall of Fame' honors great Nevada authors
    October 25, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Three Nevada authors have painted vivid pictures of life in Nevada through their writing and will be honored for their work at the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Awards Nov. 4.

    First 'Great Nevada ShakeOut' huge success
    October 21, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    University of Nevada, Reno Seismology Lab pleased with 115,000 people registered for statewide event.

    Police Services partners with Davidson Academy students
    October 20, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Members of the robotics team at The Davidson Academy of Nevada have partnered with University Police Services to implement a year-long Pedestrian Safety Awareness Campaign on high-traffic streets near campus.

    Medicine faculty earn grants to advance training, discovery
    October 20, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    School of Medicine faculty earn grants for improved battlefield care, reduction of cardiovascular risk, among others.

    Biden makes campaign stop on campus
    October 20, 2010 • By John Trent
    Vice President Joe Biden's visit to campus was one of several from prominent government officials this week.

    USAC hosts hundreds of international educators
    October 20, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    International educators gather in Sparks to discuss emerging international education issues, share analyses and best-practices.

    'Change' the name of the game for engineering grad
    October 19, 2010 • By John Trent
    Tom Whitaker was not only a record-setting end for the Nevada Wolf Pack; his career in motion analysis has been groundbreaking.

    Mounting research shows increased health risks from volcanic air pollution
    October 19, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    A University of Nevada, Reno researcher has added to her previous research, further showing the health risks associated with exposure to "vog," volcanic air pollution.

    Vice President Biden plans campus visit Wednesday
    October 18, 2010 • Staff Report
    Vice President Joe Biden will visit the University of Nevada, Reno campus this week. The event, a rally in support of the candidacy of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, will be Wednesday at the Virginia Street Gym.

    Family Storyteller program wins national award
    October 18, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    A family-literacy program that has helped bring lasting educational and economic benefits to more than 16,000 Nevada families has received national recognition from the federal government.

    MBA program again makes Princeton Review’s 'Best' list
    October 15, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    For the third year in a row, The Princeton Review has recognized the excellence of the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business in its Best Business Schools guidebook.

    University joins musical instrument recycling efforts
    October 15, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    The School of the Arts joined forces with the For the Love of Jazz Society to seek instruments for students in the Washoe County School District.

    WCSD Superintendent: Educated Nevada helps everyone
    October 15, 2010 • By John Trent
    In a brisk informational presentation, Superintendent Heath Morrison accentuated collaboration to campus.

    'Who's Who' nominations due Nov. 15
    October 13, 2010 • Staff Report
    "Who's Who" nominations for eligible University of Nevada, Reno students are due on Nov. 15.

    University leads the way for “Great Nevada ShakeOut”
    October 13, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The entire campus is part of 97,000 people registered to participate in bi-state earthquake drill on Oct. 21.

    'Nevada Previews' to introduce students to university
    October 12, 2010 • By John Trent
    A series of informational gatherings for prospective students and their families begin in Las Vegas and Reno.

    State Demographer releases population projections
    October 12, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    The Nevada State Demographer’s Office at the University of Nevada, Reno has released its most recent population projections for Nevada and its counties, projecting through 2030.

    Sepulveda documents hopes of families of trapped Chilean miners
    October 12, 2010 • Staff Report
    Emma Sepulveda, renowned writer and director of Latino Research Center, is chronicling one of world's great rescue stories.

    Grants Awarded to School of Medicine Faculty
    October 11, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Bodily fluid warming devices for the battlefield and reduction of cardiovascular disease risk through lifestyle changes. These are just two of the research and education projects by faculty members from the University of Nevada School of Medicine that have been recently funded by grants.

    Who says girls can’t play baseball?
    October 11, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Nevada Professor Jennifer Ring was awarded the Yoseloff-Society for American Baseball Research Grant and plans to use the money to write a follow-up book.

    Nevada economy and renewable energy topic of panel discussion Thursday
    October 11, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    The Public is invited to the first presentation in the College of Engineering lecture series at the University.

    ‘Teaching is Sweetness’
    October 8, 2010 • By Nonie Wainwright
    Music professor Stephanie Sant’ Ambrogio showcases her prodigious teaching, performing skills for ‘L-Cubed’ series.

    Music professor's book creates 'Special Sound'
    October 6, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    Louis Niebur's book chronicles history of the development of music on BBC's Radiophonic Workshop.

    University welcomes world-renowned philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah
    October 6, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Nevadans will get a rare opportunity to share an evening with a world-renowned philosopher Oct. 18, when Kwame Anthony Appiah will present at the University of Nevada, Reno.

    Science majors learn from and listen to the “Music of Earthquakes”
    October 5, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Andy Michael of the United States Geological Survey came to the University to educate science majors about the music of earthquakes.

    USAC awarded scholarship pool to further study
    October 5, 2010 • Staff Report
    University of Nevada, Reno students now have a scholarship pool of $25,000 thanks to a gift from the Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation.

    Reno-area internships sought for international visitors
    October 5, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Four emerging political leaders from Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Nepal and Pakistan have been selected to visit Northern Nevada through a project funded by the U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

    Stephen G. Bloom honored as 2010 Laxalt Distinguished Writer
    October 4, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
    The Reynolds School of Journalism and Nevada Humanities, will honor author Stephen G. Bloom, author, journalist and Internet essayist, as the 2010 Laxalt Distinguished Writer.

    College of Engineering to hold renewable energy panel Oct. 14
    October 4, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Public invited to panel discussion on renewable energy future of Nevada, first in College of Engineering lecture series that begins Oct. 14

    Register for Great Nevada ShakeOut, world's largest quake drill
    October 4, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Register now for Great Nevada ShakeOut, world's largest earthquake drill, to be held Oct. 21 at 10:21.

    Hosting academic vitality
    October 4, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    The Davidson Academy of Nevada opens a residential program for students; deadline to sign up as a host family is Nov. 1.

    Fremont Cannon to remain blue another year
    October 3, 2010 • By John Trent
    The Pack beat rival UNLV for the sixth straight time on Saturday, ensuring the cannon stays blue for another year.

    Nevada Pulse - October health story ideas from the University of Nevada School of Medicine
    October 1, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Ragweed and other environmental pollens are making for a miserable fall this year as people struggle with runny noses, water, burning eyes and endless sneezing. Nevin Wilson, M.D., chair of the School of Medicine pediatrics department in Reno and an allergy specialist, can offer tips on reducing one's misery during this late-year allergy season.

    ‘Celebration of Life’ planned for alumna Alicia Parlette
    October 1, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
    Alumni, friends, and the campus community are invited to remember alumna Alicia Parlette at a ‘celebration of life’ Oct. 8 at 9:30 a.m., in the Reynolds School of Journalism atrium.

    September 2010

    Large-Scale Dream
    September 30, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek and John Trent
    Nevada's renowned quake lab earns $18 million for expansion

    Veteran business journalist joins RSJ faculty
    September 29, 2010 • Staff Report
    Alan Deutschman, one of the country's leading financial journalists and authors, named to Reynolds Business Chair.

    Pack breaks into Top 25 for first time
    September 28, 2010 • Staff Report
    For the first time in school history, the Wolf Pack football team breaks into the top two national polls.

    University students compete with UNLV in blood drive
    September 28, 2010 • Staff Report
    The annual benefit for United Blood Services pitting the state's two universities kicks off this week.

    School of Medicine's free clinics for October announced
    September 27, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinics for October have been announced for the following dates: a children’s clinic will be held October 9 from 8 a.m. to noon., a general clinic will be held October 16 from 8 a.m. to noon and a women’s clinic will be on October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.

    A Literacy Toolkit
    September 27, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    College of Education professors providing literacy tools for nation’s teachers

    Complimentary tickets available for Homecoming game
    September 23, 2010 • Staff Report
    Wolf Pack athletics is offering one complimentary ticket to all NSHE employees for Oct. 9 game.

    Regents make call for 2011 awards
    September 23, 2010 • Staff Report
    Nominations for a number of key Regents' awards are due in November and December.

    Faculty Alliance to hold benefits presentation
    September 22, 2010 • By John Trent
    The Nevada Faculty Alliance will address future of employee benefits in a presentation on Sept. 27.

    Engineering demonstrates successful sludge-to-power research
    September 22, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The University of Nevada, Reno’s experiment to transform wastewater sludge to electrical power is a success at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility.

    School of Medicine offers sleep disorder treatment in Elko, Sparks
    September 21, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s clinical practice, University Health System, is now offering sleep medicine centers in both Elko and Sparks with Aditya Bhargava, M.D., an internist who is board certified in sleep medicine, serving as medical director at both facilities.

    Longtime University employee Rose Johns passes away
    September 21, 2010 • By John Trent
    Rose Johns, a longtime member of the College of Engineering’s Dean’s Office, passed away over the weekend. She had worked at the University since 1988.

    WISE Advice
    September 20, 2010 • By John Trent
    Women in Science and Engineering program reaches fourth year

    UNCE educators earn national award
    September 15, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    Extension educators Staci Emm and Loretta Singletary were honored by national resource extension organization.

    University 'Honors the Horse' at Knowledge Center exhibit
    September 13, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    The 'Honoring the Horse' exhibit will be featured in the University of Nevada, Reno’s Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center beginning Sept. 15.

    Living Learning Communities expand to meet growing interest
    September 13, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    University of Nevada, Reno residence halls add three more Living Learning Communities for first-year freshmen.

    Glick: 'It's about what we want our children to inherit'
    September 10, 2010 • By John Trent
    In a talk to Northern Nevada Chamber of Commerce, University president praises the effort of campus.

    Balloon Scholarship recipient recalls 'amazing' experience
    September 10, 2010 • By John Trent
    The University's Balloon Race Scholarship Committee annually awards to student scholarships.

    Nevada Rep Company invites controversies with its fall lineup
    September 10, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Nevada Repertory Company introduces “Stop Kiss” that opens in early October and “Is He Dead?” in mid-November.

    Nevada researchers find receding permafrost in Siberian Arctic
    September 8, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Attacked by mosquitoes the size of small birds and slogging around bogs of the Siberian arctic - it was all in a day’s work for researchers and students in the Polaris Project.

    University surpasses 17,000 students for first time
    September 8, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    For the first time in its 136-year history, the University tops 17,000 students, welcoming 17,679 undergraduate and graduate students to campus this fall.

    Business Week connects students with the business community
    September 6, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    “Business Week” activities kick off Sept. 10, including networking, career workshops and community service activities. All events are hosted by Nevada’s College of Business.

    Busy week of Balloon Race activities on campus
    September 3, 2010 • Staff Report
    The Balloon Race Scholarship Committee will hold several important events during the Great Reno Balloon Race.

    Regents' Teaching, Advisor nominations due Sept. 17
    September 3, 2010 • Staff Report
    Nominations for both the Teaching and Advisor awards are due to deans' offices by Sept. 17

    Nominations sought for three research awards by Oct. 15
    September 3, 2010 • Staff Report
    Nominations for Regents' Creative, Researcher and Rising Researcher awards due Oct. 15.

    Nevada Pulse - health story ideas for Sept. 2010 from the University of Nevada School of Medicine
    September 1, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    September is National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month, an annual observance advancing the notion that recovery from alcohol and drug addiction is possible. Substance abuse affects individuals, families, and communities as a whole. If you or a loved one is suffering from drug or alcohol abuse problems please seek help. Ole J. Thienhaus, M.D., chair of the Department of Psychiatry, is available with more information.

    August 2010

    Nevada IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence grant renewed for $16 million
    August 31, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    A $16 million grant over five years will continue to build Nevada’s biomedical research infrastructure. The National Center for Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health has renewed the Nevada IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence project, housed at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, through May 31, 2015.

    School of Medicine microbiology faculty earn $3.97 million in grants
    August 30, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Three faculty members from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine have recently earned grants totaling $3.97 million to further research in infectious disease.

    Cheryl Hug-English named interim dean at University of Nevada School of Medicine
    August 27, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Cheryl Hug-English, M.D., MPH, has been named interim dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. A 1982 graduate of medical school who went on to earn a master’s in public health from UCLA, Hug-English most recently served as a clinical faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine and medical director of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Student Health Center.

    Working close to home
    August 27, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    Interns to help with risk management, process improvement

    Hug-English named interim medical school dean
    August 27, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Cheryl Hug-English was named interim dean of the medical school. Hug-English most recently served in the Department of Family Medicine and as medical director of the Student Health Center.

    Closer ties between University's Opera and Nevada Opera
    August 26, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    University of Nevada’s Damon Stevens appointed new chorus master and director of education for Nevada Opera.

    Pardini to continue as interim agriculture dean
    August 26, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Provost Johnson announced that the interim dean of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources will remain for at least two more years.

    College of Business releases economic outlook survey results
    August 25, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Local business leaders weighed in on some hot topics regarding Nevada’s economy in the Sierra Region Economic Outlook 2010 Mid-Year Business Survey sponsored by the Center for Regional Studies in the College of Business.

    Nevada professor studies structural basis for autism disorders
    August 25, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    There is still much unknown about autism spectrum disorders, but a University of Nevada, Reno psychologist has added to the body of knowledge that researchers are compiling to treat the mysterious condition.

    School of Medicine's free September clinic dates announced
    August 23, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinics for September have been announced for the following dates: a children’s clinic will be held September 4 from 8 a.m. to noon., a women’s clinic will be held September 18 from 8 a.m. to noon and a general clinic will be on September 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.

    Welcome Class of 2014
    August 23, 2010 • By John Trent
    During Friday’s New Student Ceremony, the Class of 2014 was told to “plant your academic feet far apart.”

    The sky is no longer the limit for University of Nevada, Reno senior
    August 23, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Computer science major Katie Browne has two NASA internships, NASA Academy under her belt

    Mountainous Moment
    August 19, 2010 • By John Trent
    Nevada to join regional peers in Mountain West Conference

    Students storm the dorms on move-in day
    August 19, 2010 • By John Trent
    On one of the busiest days the campus sees, hundreds of enthused students moved into residence halls on Thursday.

    It’s top tier for University of Nevada in U.S. News Ranking
    August 18, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    In the 2011 rankings of “best national universities,” Nevada ranks as a first tier school in the top 200 for the first time.

    Understanding climate change through many disciplines
    August 18, 2010 • By John Trent
    Nevada graduate students learned about an interdisciplinary approach to climate change in an NSF-funded course.

    University researcher in spotlight at 2010 Tahoe Summit
    August 17, 2010 • By John Trent
    Diversifying Lake Tahoe’s economy was clearly on the minds of the attendees during the 2010 Lake Tahoe Summit Tuesday at Sand Harbor near Incline Village.

    Above and Beyond
    August 13, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    McNair Scholars Program prepares graduate-school hopefuls

    'Outcasts' book discussions aim to help freshmen connect
    August 13, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    With the start of the school year just a week away, many incoming freshmen at the University of Nevada, Reno are busy completing their first assignment.

    University and DRI release 2010 publication for Tahoe Summit
    August 13, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    This year’s report about research activities at Lake Tahoe profiles many talented researchers who have invested their careers in preserving Lake Tahoe.

    University offers help to business seeking high-tech grants
    August 12, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Small, high-tech companies in Nevada are encouraged to apply for federal grants through two of the University’s business outreach programs.

    Nevada's Victims of Crime Treatment Center expands services
    August 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    The University’s well-established Victims of Crime Treatment Center received $40,000 to assist those who have experienced physical childhood abuse.

    School of Medicine faculty members honored as Nevada Business magazine's Healthcare Heroes
    August 5, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Three University of Nevada School of Medicine faculty members earned honors at Nevada Business magazine’s Fifth Annual Healthcare Heroes award dinners recently in Las Vegas and Reno.

    Meyer rides, raises $17,000 for scholarships
    August 5, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    Every year, the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) awards four $5,000 scholarships to students in hospitality and nutrition fields.

    Glick to Chamber: University a competitive enterprise
    August 5, 2010 • By John Trent
    President Milt Glick emphasized the competitive nature of higher education in today’s ever-competitive world during his talk to the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce’s Business Networking Breakfast.

    University of Nevada School of Medicine to hold 14th Annual White Coat Ceremony on August 13
    August 3, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    University of Nevada School of Medicine’s 14th Annual White Coat Ceremony

    University tests technology for underwater mapping
    August 3, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    A borrowed boat, a small mountain lake and the inaugural run of a half-a-million dollar state-of-the-art multi-beam sonar system made history with the successful high-definition mapping of the bottom of Fallen Leaf Lake.

    Walsh named interim associate VP for Facilities
    August 3, 2010 • Staff Report
    Walsh, who has been with the University since 2001, replaces Steve Mischissin, who has accepted a facilities-related Director position at Rochester University in Rochester, N.Y.

    Two School of Medicine outreach clinics offer free care this month
    August 2, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine will offer two free Student Outreach Clinics in August.

    Nevada Pulse - health story ideas for August from the University of Nevada School of Medicine
    August 1, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Immunization is one of the most effective ways to protect children and adults against many common infectious diseases.

    July 2010

    State 4-H Camp to hold Open House
    July 29, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    The Nevada State 4-H Camp will hold an Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at the 32-acre lakefront property on the south shore of Lake Tahoe.

    University welcomes Basque president, hosts honorary event
    July 27, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Nevada is a state rich in Basque heritage and the University’s Center for Basque Studies plays an integral role in cultivating this unique culture.

    Price receives award from Geological Society of America
    July 26, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Jonathan Price will be presented with the 2010 Geological Society of America Public Service Award recognizing outstanding service in accordance with the mission and values of the GSA.

    School of Medicine to hold annual diabetes conference in Reno this September
    July 23, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine will hold its annual diabetes conference “No More Heart Disease: Addressing Major Modifiable Risk Factors” on Friday, September 17 at the Peppermill Convention Center, 2707 South Virginia Street in Reno.

    Brian Wansink’s better eating habits lecture rescheduled
    July 22, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    White House speech postpones Food Psychologist Brian Wansink’s lecture to Monday.

    Emm, Singletary accept national award
    July 22, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    Cooperative Extension educators Staci Emm of Mineral County and Loretta Singletary of Lyon County were in Fairbanks, Alaska recently to accept a prestigious award for their "People of the Land" curriculum.

    rePIANO Project finds its place on campus
    July 21, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Fourteen uniquely decorated pianos are placed throughout Reno in addition to the one just outside the Student Union’s Starbucks during the 15th annual Artown festival.

    Brightest young minds attend summer institute
    July 21, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Every summer the University of Nevada, Reno campus becomes a temporary home to some of our nation’s brightest young minds.

    Montcalm, Fitzsimmons given interim appointments
    July 21, 2010 • Staff Report
    Denise Montcalm, director of the School of Social Work, has been appointed interim dean of the Division of Health Sciences until a new vice president for Health Sciences/Dean of the School of Medicine is in place.

    CABNR's Zeb Hogan hosts new "Monster Fish" NatGeo shows
    July 19, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Nevada research biologist Zeb Hogan hosts a series of five new shows on the National Geographic Channel documenting his work with "megafish."

    Nevada hosts international third-wave psychology conference
    July 15, 2010 • By Noah McKay
    Nevada Professor Steven Hayes’ Acceptance Commitment Therapy was featured at eighth annual Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference on campus.

    School of Medicine's outreach clinic offers free care this month
    July 14, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinic for this month will be held on July 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will be a general clinic at which adults and children will be seen.

    Summer, Soccer and Lifelong Memories
    July 14, 2010 • By John Trent
    The 2010 World Cup provided memories of a lifetime for three University of Nevada students

    Girls Math and Technology Camp returns to campus
    July 14, 2010 • Staff Report
    Sixty girls entering the seventh and eighth grade this fall are on campus this week for the annual Girls Math & Technology Camp.

    Pari named chair of Microbiology and Immunology
    July 14, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Gregory Pari has been named chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He assumed his new role on July 1.

    Upward Bound students attend National Leadership Congress
    July 14, 2010 • By Noah McKay
    Five students are first in the University’s Upward Bound Program to attend the competitive National Student Leadership Congress in Washington, D.C.

    Gregory Pari, Ph.D., named chair of School of Medicine's Department of Microbiology and Immunology
    July 12, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Gregory Pari, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He assumed his new role on July 1.

    Research Team Wins Slifka Foundation Award for Autism Research
    July 8, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    Jeffrey Hutsler, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, and graduate student Thomas Avino were honored with the prestigious Slifka/Ritvo Innovation in Autism Research Award.

    Early Head Start earns $1.2 million federal grant to expand
    July 8, 2010 • By Noah McKay
    The University’s Early Head Start program was awarded a $1.2 million expansion grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

    Sierra Nevada Corporation gives $1 million for energy research
    July 8, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Sierra Nevada Corporation will fund a $1 million research project to develop a transportable, renewable energy power generating system that could produce enough power to supply a small village.

    Symposium focuses on emerging games and gaming
    July 1, 2010 • By John Trent
    Similarities, key differences and what the next generation of computer games and gaming engineers can take away from each industry highlighted the discussions during the annual IGT-University of Nevada, Reno Computer Science and Engineering Symposium.

    Men of Distinction group increases retention within ranks
    July 1, 2010 • By Noah McKay
    A group of motivated men on campus is pursuing the extraordinary and noble by supporting each other, focusing on community service and promoting academic growth within their ranks.

    June 2010

    $1.2 million gift supports Mackay School and tennis facilities
    June 29, 2010 • Staff Report
    Kevin and Michelle McArthur have gifted $600,000 in support of the University’s tennis facilities and $600,000 for the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering’s Goldcorp Endowed Chair in Minerals Engineering.

    Larson named interim director of Community Health Sciences
    June 29, 2010 • Staff Report
    Longtime faculty member Trudy Larson has been named interim director of the University of Nevada, Reno’s School of Community Health Sciences.

    Persistent Paddlers
    June 28, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Nevada’s concrete canoe team once again placed in the top three at the national competition.

    Riley selected as Classified Employee of the Month for June
    June 28, 2010 • Staff Employees' Council
    As an employee of the month, recipients receive not only the accolades from the President of the University and the Staff Employees Council, but also receive the coveted “blue card”.

    New Keck site demonstrates advances in digital mapping
    June 28, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    University of Nevada, Reno Web site developers create better, more efficient mapping application; “the place to go for maps.”

    School voucher program increased graduation rates
    June 28, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    With the effectiveness of school vouchers a hot topic of debate, researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chile have completed a lengthy study on the effects of Chile’s school reforms in 1981.

    Free movies and refreshments Tuesdays during summer
    June 28, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    University students and community members sit beneath the stars and enjoy free movies supplied by Flipside Productions and Summer Session during the hot summer months.

    Start Early, Go Far
    June 23, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Dean’s Future Scholars Program is having a big impact

    University student crowned 2011 Miss Reno Rodeo
    June 23, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    The Reno Rodeo trades tiaras for cowboy hats as University student Melinda Cowan smiles for her pageant photos where she was crowned Miss Reno Rodeo 2011.

    UNCE to help National Guard team train Afghan farmers
    June 22, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    A group of 60 Nevada Air and Army National Guard members headed to Afghanistan to work with farmers will get some technical advice from the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension during their nine-month mission.

    More Than an Investment
    June 21, 2010 • By John Trent
    Davidson Center to make a difference, one student at a time

    Nevada part of team to clean and protect Guatemala lake
    June 21, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Scientists from the University have returned from Guatemala, where they are working to find solutions to problematic algae blooms.

    University partners with online textbook-rental company
    June 16, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    ASUN Bookstore joins with Chegg.com to share revenues and offer on-campus rental stands this summer.

    Fruzzetti wins Mikawa Award for advancements in psychology
    June 16, 2010 • By Noah McKay
    University of Nevada, Reno Professor Alan Fruzzetti helps patients create “lives worth living.”

    110-foot concrete bridge withstands 8.0 earthquake simulation
    June 16, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    After a succession of eight separate earthquake simulations, a 110-foot long, 200-ton concrete bridge model withstood a powerful jolting, three times the acceleration of the disastrous 1994 magnitude 6.9 Northridge, Calif. earthquake.

    Students compete in 54th annual Nevada mathematics contest
    June 16, 2010 • By Noah McKay
    University of Nevada, Reno Professor Don Pfaff helps to upholds state’s tradition of math excellence.

    KUNR increases focus on local stories
    June 15, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Brandon Rittiman welcomed as news director; “Hayseed Hoot” joins lineup; local conversations airing following recent StoryCorps visit.

    Calvin named new director for Great Basin Center
    June 14, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Wendy Calvin has just been appointed the new director of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy.

    Deadline looms for engineering students to apply for 4-year energy scholarships
    June 9, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    New engineering students pursuing a career in energy can apply for $6,500 annual scholarships in the new “E-Scholars Program: Fostering Engineering Careers in Energy” at the University of Nevada, Reno.

    Pack teams surpass standards in NCAA report
    June 9, 2010 • Staff Report
    All 17 of the University of Nevada, Reno’s athletics teams have turned in multi-year Academic Progress Rates (APR) at or above the 925 standard, according to the data released by the NCAA.

    Tour book highlights Highway 93 adventures
    June 7, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
    Joshua trees, roadrunners and Hualapai Mountain Park are just a few sights that Highway 93 tourists can find using the new guidebook published by the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

    Chris Cheney named dean of College of Education
    June 2, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Chris Cheney has been named dean of the University’s College of Education. Cheney is professor of special education and chair of the department of educational specialties, a role she has filled since the department’s founding in 2003.

    May 2010

    Video game accessibility project to help blind children exercise
    May 28, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    VI Fit, a project at the University of Nevada, helps children who are blind become more physically active.

    Senior Scholars honored for achievement beyond norm
    May 27, 2010 • By John Trent
    Prior to spring commencement, the University marks the achievement of the top graduating senior – the Senior Scholar – from each college on campus, as well as their faculty mentor.

    University honors its ‘Best’
    May 26, 2010 • Staff Report
    The notable achievements of faculty, students and staff were honored during the annual “Honor the Best” ceremony on the University of Nevada, Reno campus on Wednesday, May 12 in the Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom.

    Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival partners again with University
    May 26, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    As in years past, the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is partnering with the University of Nevada, Reno.

    Employment challenges for Nevadans with disabilities explored
    May 25, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    The challenges faced by Nevadans with developmental disabilities seeking employment will be the focus of three regional summits.

    University hosts Global Kids Camp
    May 25, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University of Nevada, Reno will host a group of nearly 60 Northern Nevada elementary school students this summer for the Global Kids Camp.

    Algerian Youth Leadership Program returns to campus
    May 25, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The Northern Nevada International Center will once again welcome Algerian students and teachers to the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

    Books in the home as important as parents’ education level
    May 24, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Whether rich or poor, residents of the United States or China, illiterate or college graduates, parents who have books in the home increase the level of education their children will attain.

    Dreams Realized, Dreams to Come
    May 21, 2010 • By John Trent
    In a signing ceremony at Wooster High, the University welcomes new crop of merit scholars.

    History Department partners with county for teachers institute
    May 20, 2010 • Staff Report
    Under a federal grant to improve the teaching of history, Professor Bill Rowley will participate in a teachers institute at Great Basin College.

    Fuzzy arrivals at Manzanita Lake
    May 20, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    After the university said goodbye graduates during commencement, the campus community also welcomed some newcomers: four fuzzy, white cygnets.

    Laying a Solid Foundation
    May 19, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    2010 Foundation Professors intertwine excellence in teaching and research

    University gets $1.2 million for National Geothermal Institute
    May 17, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the University a $1.2 million grant to develop and operate the National Geothermal Institute.

    Janice Cho named 2010 Herz Gold Medalist
    May 17, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University named Janice Cho the recipient of the 2010 Herz Gold Medal, presented at each commencement ceremony to the top graduating senior.

    New university website garners tremendous feedback
    May 13, 2010 • Staff Report
    After months of in-house development, the new top-level university website launched today with its new aim of increasing the size and academic qualifications of the student body.

    Barone wins IRA Public School Service Award
    May 13, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    Diane Barone has received the International Reading Association’s John Chorlton Manning Public School Service Award for 2010 from the International Reading Association.

    Extension’s ‘Bootstraps’ program receives major grant
    May 13, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    A Cooperative Extension program that teaches job skills to young adults while improving habitat for the endangered sage grouse has received a $492,000 federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant.

    Online Course Wins International Exemplary Course Award
    May 13, 2010 • Staff Report
    For the second year running, a University course, its instructor and a team of instructional designers have won the Blackboard Exemplary Course Award, an international award which recognizes innovative and engaging online courses.

    Davidson Academy produces more students for the ISEF
    May 13, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    Taylor Wilson of the Davidson Academy competed in the 2009 fair with his Farnsworth Fusor. Wilson is once again attending ISEF, and the Davidson Academy is sending another young scientist this year as well.

    Commencement 2010
    May 10, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Most-ever graduates to be awarded at Spring Commencement

    Industry supports mining engineering program
    May 7, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The mining industry has stepped up its long-term support with a $2.4 million boost to the mining engineering program.

    UNCE's 'People of the Land' wins national award
    May 7, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    The publication by Staci Emm and Loretta Singletary is designed to help agricultural and natural resource professionals work more effectively with American Indian farmers and ranchers in Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

    Search for VP for Health Sciences/School of Medicine Dean nears completion
    May 7, 2010 • Staff Report
    The next phase of the search process will be to initiate further in-depth discussions and dialogues with candidates with a goal of announcing the selection as soon as possible.

    Marketing Another Champion
    May 6, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    For championship IMC team, competition is ‘our priority’

    Most-ever graduates to be awarded at Spring Commencement
    May 6, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    The University of Nevada, Reno’s Spring Commencement will confer 1,997 degrees and certificates, the largest number of graduation applicants in the University’s history.

    McCaffrey named University Controller
    May 5, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    Philomena “Phyl” McCaffrey has been named University controller for the University of Nevada, Reno.

    Symposium focuses on games and gaming technology
    May 5, 2010 • By John Trent
    Chris Satchell, the chief technology officer and executive vice president for game platforms and development at International Game Technology, might be onto something.

    Anthropology's Erin Stiles receives national award
    May 4, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Anthropology professor Erin Stiles was one of eight people recently honored with the Eleanor Roosevelt Global Citizenship Award by the Center for Public Anthropology.

    Explore Reno’s Little Italy – did you know we had one?
    May 3, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Anyone who has been in Reno for a short while soon discovers the city’s rich Italian heritage, with many Italian names in our community.

    April 2010

    University Takes Governor's Cup
    April 30, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Students take on the annual Governor’s Cup Competition, dominating the competition for both graduate and undergraduates. They now prepare for the Tri-State Competition on May 18.

    Math students succeed during Putnam Competition
    April 30, 2010 • By John Trent
    If not the most difficult mathematical contest a university student can face, the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is certainly a formidable challenge.

    Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre performs with students
    April 29, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    The University’s Spring Dance Concert, 8 p.m. Fri. April 30, features Nevada students performing works created by faculty and guest artists.

    Professor writes about racism for Wiley-Blackwell series
    April 29, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    After nearly three years of work, Associate Professor Greta de Jong of the History Department is publishing her second book, “Invisible Enemy,” on racism in the post-civil rights era.

    University celebrates diversity of graduates
    April 28, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University will host several multicultural graduation celebrations in the coming weeks. Latino, African-American and Native American students will each have a special ceremony in addition to the University commencements May 14 and 15.

    Rivalries Without End
    April 27, 2010 • By John Trent
    Professor’s ‘Rivals!’ book focuses on 10 greatest American sports rivalries

    Students honored as families’ first college graduates
    April 27, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Exemplary scholars commemorate a long-sought goal, made reality at University of Nevada, Reno Upward Bound, TRiO and McNair Scholars Graduation Celebration.

    'All 4 Kids' program awarded $1.1 million NIFA grant
    April 27, 2010 • By Jim Sloan
    The Nevada Cooperative Extension "All 4 Kids" nutrition and physical activity program received a National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant to study the behavioral factors that affect childhood obesity.

    Best-ever showing for grad programs in U.S. News
    April 26, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    The University has achieved its strongest showing ever in the annual rankings of the best graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report.

    KUNR 88.7 welcomes StoryCorps April 22
    April 23, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    StoryCorps, a program featured on KUNR and other National Public Radio stations, arrives in Reno on Thursday.

    Geography, UN Press win PROSE honorable mention
    April 23, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The book is the result of a 2004 conference. The scholars at the symposium, specially selected by department organizers, pooled their presentations along with work from other Mojave Desert experts to create the book.

    RSJ grad Parlette, known for ‘Alicia’s Story,’ passes away
    April 22, 2010 • By John Trent
    Alicia Parlette, a graduate of the Reynolds School of Journalism who wrote movingly and memorably about her more than five-year battle with cancer for the San Francisco Chronicle and in a well-received book, passed away.

    MD drug developed by researchers to make ‘Better World’
    April 22, 2010 • Staff Report
    For years, researchers have grappled with a key conceptual question regarding Muscular Dystrophy, which is a group of hereditary muscle diseases that weaken muscles that move the body.

    The Right Stuff
    April 20, 2010 • By John Trent
    2010 Tibbitts Award winner Eric Rasmussen melds a winning mix of passion for students, teaching, research and scholarship.

    New composter makes campus more renewable
    April 20, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    In an attempt to become even more sustainable, the University of Nevada, Reno’s Department of Residential Life, Housing and Food Services has finally found a way to take care of their organic wastes.

    Students make a difference in the lives of young women
    April 19, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Shirley Diaz and Karen Tshimanga have been working hard to prepare their local outreach program for the global stage, with its debut at the third annual Clinton Global Initiative University Conference at the University of Miami, April 16-18.

    Joe Crowley Student Union celebrates Earth Day
    April 19, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The event will feature a DJ and giveaways from Port of Subs and other vendors.

    Nevada team wraps up season of top-10 finishes
    April 19, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Members of the debate team quietly brought home top-10 honors from the nation’s two major collegiate parliamentary debate championships.

    Wolf Pack Veterans host ‘Combat Through Generations’
    April 19, 2010 • By John Trent
    Veteran enrollment and awareness continues to increase as more and more veterans start to use the educational benefits of the post-9/11 G.I. Bill.

    Scientist earns grant from National Institutes of Health
    April 15, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
    Male fertility grant is the second NIH grant awarded to Wei Yan, M.D., Ph.D., in the last six years.

    Research Symposium highlights best of university’s brightest
    April 15, 2010 • By John Trent
    Four years ago, when Nichole Joslyn first enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno, she had given little, if any, thought to the concept of undergraduate research.

    Students paddle to victory in concrete canoe competition
    April 13, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Strong backs and strong engineering propelled students from the University of Nevada, Reno to a win at the Mid-Pacific Conference concrete canoe competition.

    Nevadans avoiding colon cancer screening
    April 13, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    There’s a lot you probably don’t know about colon cancer screening – and maybe you don’t want to know.

    Baccalaureate Service receives blessing
    April 13, 2010 • Staff Report
    A unique event was held at University of Nevada, Reno on April 11, when the third annual Hindu Baccalaureate Service blessed a graduating class in the traditional Hindu style.

    Economics conference becoming University tradition
    April 13, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University of Nevada, Reno welcomed nearly 70 economics experts and teachers from 20 states to campus.

    Basque Studies’ conference attracts international scholars
    April 12, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University's Basque Studies Center will host its ninth annual conference, “War, Justice and Everyday Life, 1936-1946,” scheduled for April 15-16.

    Celebrating Campus Diversity
    April 9, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The Center for Student Cultural Diversity has a full slate of campus events scheduled for the annual Intercultural Month.

    Engineers Day: ‘If you learn engineering - you can do anything’
    April 8, 2010 • By John Trent
    The annual Engineers Day provided many moments of entertainment and wonder for dozens of high school students.

    Nominations for Distinguished Service Award due April 15
    April 8, 2010 • Staff Report
    The award recognizes outstanding administrative faculty members who are near the end of their campus career, and who have spent a substantial portion of their career in service to our University.

    Final campus performance for noted oboist
    April 7, 2010 • By Jane Tors
    This weekend’s Reno Chamber Orchestra (RCO) concerts will be especially meaningful for Andrea Lenz, department chair and associate professor of music. Lenz is retiring as the orchestra’s principal oboist.

    A Painless Tax Day
    April 7, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    More than 60 College of Business students are in the midst of effort to help Reno residents file their taxes on time – and best of all, it’s free.

    Anthropology professor’s book studies Islamic courts
    April 7, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    After 20 non-consecutive months of field research and years of compiling it into a manuscript, Erin Stiles has published a book about the Islamic court system in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

    Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters third year
    April 7, 2010 • Staff Report
    Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters third year.

    Motion Analysis CEO highlights Computer Science colloquium
    April 7, 2010 • Staff Report
    Tom D. Whitaker, chairman and CEO of Motion Analysis Corp., will present “Going Virtual: Medicine, Movies, Broadcast and Training” as part of a Department of Computer Science and Engineering colloquium.

    Cities of the future take root in College of Engineering
    April 5, 2010 • By John Trent
    Years from now, when cities of the world have incorporated cutting-edge engineering and development ideas that make them sustainable and safe, residents can point to gatherings like January’s regional Future City 2010 Competition.

    Chandra receives California-Nevada fisheries top award
    April 1, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    For his outstanding work in Nevada the American Fisheries Society California-Nevada Chapter has bestowed Sudeep Chandra with their highest honor.

    Students plan events for sexual assault prevention/awareness
    April 1, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and a group of student educators have organized events to help students make safe choices.

    KUNR 88.7 Invites You to Record Your Story
    April 1, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Nevadans' love for storytelling goes back to the days of cowboys sitting around the campfire, spinning their tales and sharing their life experiences.

    March 2010

    Uniting for 'Outcasts'
    March 30, 2010 • By John Trent
    Summer Scholars program looks for volunteers from faculty and staff

    NPR commentator Geoffrey Nunberg presents at University
    March 30, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Renowned linguist, author and NPR commentator Geoffrey Nunberg’s work burst into popular culture when he published Going Nucular during the Bush Administration.

    ‘Milky Way’ presentation highlights Global Astronomy Month
    March 29, 2010 • Staff Report
    Sierra star guide and poet Tony Berendsen will be the keynote presenter on Wednesday, April 14 at the Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center as part of April’s Global Astronomy Month.

    World-renowned food expert to speak on campus
    March 26, 2010 • Staff Report
    Richard Mattes’ research focus is on the areas of hunger and satiety, regulation of food intake in humans, food preferences, human cephalic phase responses and taste and smell.

    Zeb Hogan to tell big fish tales April 2 at student union
    March 25, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    University of Nevada, Reno researcher Zeb Hogan has some fish stories to tell, stories about big fish.

    Chilean earthquake felt at University
    March 25, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    Despite being more than 5,000 miles away from the site of Chile’s magnitude-8.8 earthquake on Feb. 27, the University of Nevada, Reno is far from unaffected.

    Nevada Offers Opportunities
    March 22, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    Nevada students find themselves 'addicted' to serving abroad

    Renewable energy technology demonstration phase begins
    March 19, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    A successful University of Nevada, Reno renewable energy research project is moving from the lab to the real world

    College Optical Express opens in Joe Crowley Student Union
    March 19, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    College Optical Express has opened a new location in the Joe Crowley Student Union to serve the campus community, offering eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to University students and staff in a convenient location.

    Researchers to discuss 1997 – 2004 leukemia cluster data
    March 18, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Researchers meet via videoconference to discuss various aspects of their research surrounding the 1997 – 2004 Fallon leukemia cluster.

    Surveying the Damage
    March 17, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    University helps produce data following Chilean event

    Debate Speaks Up, Loud and Clear
    March 16, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    University debate team poised for another strong post-season run

    University groups join forces to offer late-night programs
    March 15, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    A coalition of University of Nevada, Reno departments and organizations is working to deter underage and binge drinking by providing more late-night, positive activities as alternatives for students.

    Charlie Jose elected undergraduate student body president
    March 12, 2010 • Staff Report
    Charlie Jose, a mathematics major from Henderson, Nev., was elected undergraduate student body president on Thursday, the Nevada Sagebrush has reported.

    Student Rainmakers
    March 10, 2010 • By John Trent
    Miles Becker, a Ph.D. student at the University, along with other members of the Student Association for International Water Issues, helps bring fresh water to residents of a Guatemalan town.

    University professor, students win national recognition
    March 10, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    Professor Tamzen Stringham was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Research/Academia award.

    National Geographic cartographer to speak on campus
    March 10, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The geography department will host a lecture from Martin Gamache as part of its Geography Colloquium series.

    University exceeds human research protection standards
    March 10, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University of Nevada, Reno recently joined an exclusive number of institutions after being accredited by the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.

    University ‘pedals’ mountain bike championships
    March 9, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    For the first time since 1997, the University of Nevada, Reno played host to the collegiate national mountain bike championships.

    Misra, Baker receive research awards from NSHE
    March 9, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents honored Manoranjan Misra and Josh Baker.

    KUNR Hosts StoryCorps National Oral History Project
    March 9, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    StoryCorps, a national initiative to record the stories of everyday Americans, arrives in Reno April 22 for a month-long stay to collect local stories as part of its cross-country tour.

    Wolf Pack, Reno Aces to battle for diamond supremacy
    March 5, 2010 • Staff Report
    The University of Nevada, Reno baseball team and the Reno Aces baseball club will play an exhibition game.

    Budget stress threatens teachers’ health, University offers help
    March 5, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    As budget cuts crash down on Nevada, K-12 teachers are likely experiencing increased stress.

    Students, faculty providing millions in free health care
    March 5, 2010 • Staff Report
    Nevada's public universities and colleges provide over $16.6 million of uncompensated health care to residents of the state.

    Stars of Today and Tomorrow
    March 2, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    Kennedy Center Festival hosted by University is an inspiration to a visiting television star, and to audience of would-be stars who attended the event.

    Geography Colloquium welcomes renowned cartographer
    March 2, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    As part of its Geography Colloquium series will host lectures from two renowned cartographers in March.

    Meeting to emphasize education for senior health care
    March 2, 2010 • Staff Report
    University faculty members will be presenters at the Gerontological Society of America’s Educational Leadership Conference.

    February 2010

    Reynolds Center for Courts & Media Names Director
    February 26, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
    Ben Holden, a lawyer and long-time journalist, Thursday was named director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for the Courts and Media.

    Colegrove named head of DeLaMare Library
    February 25, 2010 • By John Trent
    Tod Colegrove, one of the driving forces behind the @One facility, has been named head of the DeLaMare Library.

    Business students tie in international business competition
    February 24, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    Team Aerial, a team of Nevada business students, made its mark at the international GLO-BUS competition.

    Nevada Chamber Opera wins national award
    February 24, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    Continued improvements to program hope to attract more students.

    Hydrologist Scott Tyler named to national science panel
    February 24, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Scott Tyler has been appointed to a select National Academy of Sciences panel.

    Emerging Artists Series, graduate’s first solo exhibition
    February 24, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Launching the Nevada Museum of Art’s Nevada Emerging Artists Series, Trophy Hunter, is artist and recent University graduate.

    Roadmap for Haiti's Future
    February 23, 2010 • By John Trent
    University geography students are part of worldwide effort using the open source OpenStreetMap to help Haiti map roads, rivers and key landmarks in wake of devastating earthquake.

    Professor examines identity intersections
    February 23, 2010 • By Elaine Casey
    Assistant professor Daniel Enrique Pérez successfully published his book Rethinking Chicana/o and Latina/o Popular Culture.

    Engineering outreach program receives grant
    February 23, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    The Public Education Foundation awarded $10,000 for the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Program.

    Student rally: ‘We’re Nevada’s future’
    February 19, 2010 • By John Trent
    Nevada students held signs in support of the University and chanted, “We’re Nevada’s future” and “This is nuts, stop the cuts.”

    Nevada Professor Sepulveda receives national award
    February 19, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
    Emma Sepulveda Pulvirenti was honored at the National Conference of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute.

    University community rallies in face of state budget woes
    February 18, 2010 • Staff Report
    Through a series of events including last week’s town hall, a speaker series and a rally set for Friday at 2 p.m.

    Plasma spectroscopy course crosses borders
    February 18, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Scientists and students in the highly specialized world of plasma physics virtually attend the University of Nevada from around the world.

    University helps educate Nevada residents for earthquakes
    February 18, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    Nevada Earthquake Awareness Week, Feb. 21-27, serves as a reminder about the potential for earthquakes and how to prepare for them.

    FIDA awards allow faculty to experience new cultures
    February 18, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University Studies Abroad Consortium has announced the 2010 Faculty International Development Awards.

    Lights, Camera... ESPN
    February 16, 2010 • By John Trent
    Reynolds School of Journalism student Damian Tromerhauser recently took to the airwaves on ESPN, and taught the country a couple of important lessons.

    Who's Who event honors Nevada students
    February 16, 2010 • Staff Report
    Ten Nevada students will join an elite group of students from more than 2,300 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states.

    ‘Crisis Forums’ to begin Feb. 16 at the student union
    February 12, 2010 • By John Trent
    A series of forums and planning meetings to develop a response from the university campus regarding the state’s budget crisis will commence Feb. 16.

    Event series to answer questions about getting to retirement
    February 12, 2010 • By John Trent
    “Planning for Retirement Week” on Feb. 22-26, will feature panel discussions and informational seminars on retirement open to all University employees.

    Plan to “educate poor” wins national competition
    February 11, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    An essay by Andrea Tammy Johnston, a senior psychology major, was recently judged the best in the country through a national scholarship competition.

    Reporting of improper financial activities
    February 11, 2010 • Staff Report
    The university has established an online mechanism for reporting concerns about improper financial activities to the Campus Audit department.

    University to host Kennedy Center Theater Festival
    February 11, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    Nearly 1,200 theatre students, faculty and guests from across the country will descend on Reno for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

    NV MESA, College of Engineering, to host Science Olympiad
    February 10, 2010 • By John Trent
    NV MESA, the College of Engineering and the University of Nevada, Reno are playing host to a regional Science Olympiad for middle and high school students on Feb. 13.

    Nevada ranks among top universities for Peace Corps
    February 8, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
    With 20 alumni now serving as Peace Corps Volunteers, the University of Nevada, Reno made its debut on the annual Peace Corps Top Colleges list for 2010.

    Reynolds School welcomes visiting ethics professor
    February 5, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
    The Reynolds School of Journalism has hired a 30-year veteran as the Leonard Distinguished Visiting Chair for Ethics and Writing in Journalism.

    Pack standout Babbitt earns Academic All-District honors
    February 5, 2010 • By John Trent
    Men’s basketball standout Luke Babbitt has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 8 university men’s basketball first team.

    Rugby Renown
    February 4, 2010 • By John Trent
    University student Morgan Rovetti, a member of the United States’ Under-20 Women's National Rugby Team, has traveled far and wide during her short rugby career.

    Mars NASA speaker visits campus Feb. 5
    February 3, 2010 • By John Trent
    A top scientist NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will give a presentation on technology development related to NASA’s Mars Rover program

    Morrow, RSJ professor, passes away at 49
    February 2, 2010 • By John Trent
    David Morrow, the Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism and respected figure in the journalism world, died Monday evening from pancreatic cancer.

    Campus encouraged to ‘Go Red’ on Friday
    February 2, 2010 • By John Trent
    Members of the Nevada campus community are encouraged to wear red to work on Friday in commemoration of “National Wear Red Day.”

    Seismo director to give Tahoe earthquake talk
    February 1, 2010 • By John Trent
    Graham Kent, the director of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Seismological Laboratory, will give a talk about Tahoe Basin geological hazards.

    January 2010

    A Sustainable Roadmap
    January 28, 2010 • By John Trent
    Amid encouraging steps toward creating a “greener” institution, the University highlights next steps needed in the Campus Sustainability Report.

    Undergraduate research grants and scholarships available
    January 27, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    The University of Nevada, Reno more than doubled its research funding in the last decade. Less well-known is how many of those research dollars are available to undergraduate students in all disciplines.

    University student playing on USA National Rugby team
    January 27, 2010 • By John Trent
    University student, Morgan Rovetti, is playing for the USA Rugby Women’s Under-20 National Team.

    College of Engineering announces new department chairs
    January 27, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
    College of Engineering announces the appointment of two new department chairs.

    USAC graduate learns from travel throughout world
    January 22, 2010 • By John Trent
    The University Studies Abroad Consortium is made from 33 U.S. universities and has been providing quality study abroad programs for over 25 years.

    Wolf Pack Veterans to award scholarships Jan. 28
    January 22, 2010 • By John Trent
    The "Fallen Wolf Scholarship” program will award $3,700 in scholarship money for the spring semester on Jan. 28 in Room 423 of the Joe Crowley Student Union.

    Nationally Renowned Professor to Speak on Obesity
    January 22, 2010 • By Mikalee Byerman
    Dr. Stephen C. Woods will discuss the “Neurobiology of Food Intake and Control of Body Weight” on Jan. 27 at 4 p.m. in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

    ‘Veterans’’ Day
    January 21, 2010 • By John Trent
    Through his own experience in transitioning from the military to the university, veteran and senior Business major Stuart Greenfield works to help fellow vets make the same adjustment.

    Tribute event to focus on Nevada elections
    January 19, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
    The Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies will examine hotly-contested races in the 2010 mid-term elections.

    Filing for ASUN elections open until Jan. 29
    January 19, 2010 • By John Trent
    Student government positions that are open for filing include ASUN president, ASUN vice president, and several seats in the ASUN Senate.

    Fox News features professor explaining Haiti earthquake
    January 15, 2010 • By John Trent
    The University of Nevada’s earthquake simulation engineering lab in the College of Engineering was prominently featured on Fox News Friday.

    Nevada SBDC offers free monthly seminars
    January 14, 2010 • By Skyler Dillon
    The University of Nevada, Reno’s Small Business Development Center is offering monthly seminars.

    Founding officer of the Nevada School of Medicine dies
    January 14, 2010 • By Ed Cohen
    Phillip Gillette was the financial officer of the medical school when it was chartered in 1969.

    University offers unique Arabic language outlet
    January 13, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
    Though the University of Nevada offers plenty of language opportunities, one that students may not realize they have the chance to learn is Arabic.

    Butterflies impacted by climate change, habitat destruction
    January 12, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Butterfly populations in California are declining and, in some cases, moving to higher elevations in the Sierra Nevada.

    New free online math resource for students and faculty
    January 8, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    A new online numerical methods laboratory is freely accessible to students, teachers and the public.

    Vehicle donation to help Mackay students
    January 6, 2010 • By John Trent
    Mackay School of Earth Sciences alumna Opal Adams and her husband, Rich DeLong, recently donated a $30,000 Ford Expedition.

    Suarez develops new solar distillation pond methods
    January 5, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Ecosystems of terminus lakes around the world could benefit from a new system being developed at the University of Nevada.

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