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    Tuscia OperafestivalUniversity music students learn and perform in Italy
    July 27, 2011 • By Kate Dunlap
    The Tuscia Operafestival is held annually in Viterbo, Italy during the summer and two Nevada students are fortunate to perform.

    Jarell GreenPearson Foundation recognizes student
    July 27, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
    University nursing major Jarell Green recently received the title of National Fellow of the Pearson Prize for Higher Education.

    Kerry SeymourCooperative Extension programs named regional qualifiers by WEDA
    July 22, 2011 • By Jim Sloan
    Nevada Cooperative Extension programs for young adults and teachers have earned regional recognition.

    Courtney BellCourtney Bell strives to be the Wizard of Oz of helping people
    July 20, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
    Nevada alum Courtney Bell helps people succeed, volunteering as the executive director of the People First Foundation, which he founded.

    Cooperative Extension's TextToday program expanding to Washoe schools
    July 19, 2011 • By Jim Sloan
    Cooperative Extension’s TextToday program may reduce Nevada’s third-in-the-nation suicide rate by helping young people who are more willing to share their feelings through electronic means.

    University’s Renewable Energy Center welcomes new director
    July 19, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
    Miles Greiner, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named Interim Director of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Renewable Energy Center.

    Karen HintonExtension Dean receives national award
    July 18, 2011 • By Jim Sloan
    Karen Hinton was named an 'eXtension Champion' for work connecting Extension services across the U.S.

    Spring round-up at Gund RanchNew ag-related degrees benefit students and meet industry needs
    July 14, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    New programs aimed at meeting the state’s changing needs for agriculture and rangeland are being implemented in CABNR for the coming fall semester.

    The Combustability of Landscape MulchesCooperative Extension's Living With Fire program releases study on fire hazards
    July 13, 2011 • By Jim Sloan
    A study from Cooperative Extension’s Living With Fire Program shows that most common mulches are combustible under dry, hot and windy weather conditions.

    Uprooted TreeUniversity Extension experts helping homeowners keep trees healthy
    July 13, 2011 • By Wendy Hanson Mazet
    Trees planted in lawns need special care such as deep watering so the roots will grow deep and anchor the tree.

    Dr. Steven ZellUniversity doctor offers overseas travel consults to campus community
    July 13, 2011 • By Anne McMillin
    Many vacationers will spend thousands of dollars on a trip only to suffer from a travel-related illness that limits their experience and enjoyment.

    Geothermal industry to get boost from University research
    July 8, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    An ambitious project to understand and characterize geothermal potential at nearly 500 sites throughout the Great Basin is yielding a bounty of information.

    Zeb Hogan in Australia with Murray CodMegafish researcher pits fact vs. fiction in new season of Monster Fish TV shows
    July 8, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    New Monster Fish shows debut on National Geographic Channel featuring host Zeb Hogan of CABNR's Department of Natural Resources.

    Sean McGoldrick, new associate vice president for facilities servicesUniversity welcomes new associate vice president for facilities services
    July 8, 2011 • By Natalie Savidge
    Sean McGoldrick will join the University of Nevada, Reno as associate vice president for facilities services.

    Photography by Gus Bundy – Reno’s Valerie Gallery, November 1952.University’s Knowledge Center opens Post-War Bohemians exhibit
    July 6, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
    After World War II, some Nevada artists were producing nontraditional art and living lifestyles that matched. Their work is being displayed at the Knowledge Center.

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