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2010 News Stories: January

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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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