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2010 News Stories: March

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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.

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