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2010 News Stories: December

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What’s big, bold and blue all over? 2010’s top stories
December 30, 2010 • By John Trent
Top 10 campus stories of 2010 reflect a decidedly triumphant Nevada blue.

School of Medicine's free clinic dates for January 2011 announced
December 27, 2010 • By Anne McMillin
The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinics for January 2011 have been announced for the following dates: a children’s clinic will be held January 8 from 8 a.m. to noon., a women’s clinic will be held January 15 from 8 a.m. to noon and a general clinic will be on January 24 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Nat Geo Channel Marathon features University's Zeb Hogan
December 26, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Seven of University of Nevada, Reno researcher’s shows to air back-to-back on New Year’s Eve.

Journalism Student Takes Top Prize in Innovation Competition
December 20, 2010 • By Zanny Marsh
A senior at the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism won the top prize in a competition for innovative ideas in journalism.

Dream season continues: Pack seniors receive Business medals
December 20, 2010 • By John Trent
Wolf Pack seniors Colin Kaepernick, John Bender and Kevin Grimes are honored by College of Business for their graduation.

One-of-a-kind products designed by engineering students
December 19, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Innovative inventions designed and built by students in Systems Design mechanical engineering class for class project.

Nevada students awarded Gilman scholarships
December 19, 2010 • Staff Report
The international study program is to help better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in a global world.

Student United Way has big plans for 2011
December 16, 2010 • By John Trent
The members of Student United Way give back to community in many different and impactful ways.

RSJ alum Cavender makes impact at Mountain West Conference
December 16, 2010 • By Matthew Hoover
Reynolds School graduate Katie Cavender directs new media initiatives for Mountain West Conference.

Renowned chamber music festival features faculty performers
December 16, 2010 • By Jane Tors
The world's finest chamber music players gather in Reno for the Nevada Chamber Music Festival, now in its seventh year and one of classical music's marquee, winter holiday season events.

John Hasenau named director of animal medicine
December 15, 2010 • By Jane Tors
John Hasenau has joined the University of Nevada, Reno as director of laboratory animal medicine. This role is responsible for the oversight of animal care, welfare and facilities at the University.

Biz students help Microsoft Licensing with continuity plan
December 15, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Ten Nevada College of Business students got real-world experience when they detailed plans that will help Microsoft Licensing continue business operations in the event of various emergencies.

Pack stays hungry for Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
December 14, 2010 • By John Trent
The countdown continues for the Wolf Pack’s Jan. 9 appearance against Boston College in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

Students earn silver in global bioengineering competition
December 14, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A team of 10 CABNR biochemistry and bioengineering students received a silver medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition for their work on plant biosensors.

Gary Blomquist wins national entomology award
December 14, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno professor Gary Blomquist has won the Entomological Society of America’s prestigious Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology.

Nevada partners with Food Bank to fight hunger
December 13, 2010 • Staff Report
The University of Nevada will team up with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to raise money and food donations for families in the community this holiday season.

McReynolds, esteemed psychology professor, passes away
December 10, 2010 • Staff Report
Paul McReynolds' long and notable career at the University included spearheading the creation of Nevada's doctoral program in clinical psychology.

University study spotlights successful volunteer effort
December 10, 2010 • Staff Report
A University of Nevada Cooperative Extension study finds that it's possible to nurture strong volunteers and create a lasting impact on a community.

Early Childhood Autism Program gets help from local foundation
December 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
The Early Childhood Autism Program is getting help from the Sierra Kids Foundation when the foundation sponsors the Wild West Shootout basketball tournament to fund scholarships.

Nevada nursing professor awarded National Institutes of Health grant
December 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Orvis School of Nursing researcher Michele Pelter has been awarded $377,000 from the National Institutes of Health to study the detection of ischemia.

Winter Commencement 2010: Success measured by action
December 8, 2010 • By Jane Tors
Commencement speaker Richard Tapia’s message to graduates: when you encounter adversity, look both ways

Honors students represent University in New York photo exhibit
December 8, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
The University’s Honors Program participated in the fifth annual Honors Snapshot Day photo gallery project hosted by Macaulay Honors College in New York City.

Kaepernick, Ault win WAC honors
December 7, 2010 • Staff Report
Senior QB Colin Kaepernick and coach Chris Ault tabbed as WAC's best by league coaches.

Russ Fields named director of Mackay School
December 7, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Russ Fields has been appointed the new director of the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Sophia Raphael Cardinal named 2010 Herz Gold Medalist
December 6, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
The University of Nevada, Reno has named Sophia Raphael Cardinal the recipient of the 2010 Herz Gold Medal, presented at each commencement ceremony to the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average.

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl tickets go on sale for Pack fans
December 6, 2010 • Staff Report
The 12-1 Nevada Wolf Pack will take on Boston College on Jan. 9 in San Francisco.

Professor discusses vandalism, discovery of African rock art
December 2, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
University of Nevada, Reno anthropologists discovered 2,300-year-old African rock art during research.

Where the time has gone
December 1, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
How one graduating senior spent her time in college, and wondering what will happen next.

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