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2010 News Stories: September

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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.

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