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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.

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