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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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