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Han Duk-sooKorean ambassador visits northern Nevada Dec. 1
November 28, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Ambassador from the Republic of Korea to the United States and the former Ambassador from the United States to the Republic of Korea visit campus Dec. 1.

College of Science poster competition to be held Monday Nov 28
November 23, 2011 • By Cynthia Pratte
This year’s competition includes a viewing reception for the public on Monday November 28 between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 pm at the Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballrooms A and B. The winners of this year’s competition will be announced at approximately 6:15 pm.

Reel tape, real experience for J-students
November 23, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
"Wolf Pack Week" provides students with real-world broadcast experience and exposure.

Paul TorkelsonUniversity of Nevada, Reno welcomes new choral conductor
November 22, 2011 • By Nonie Wainwright
Paul Torkelson will serve as the director of choral activities, conduct the symphonic choir and chamber chorale, and teach choral methods and conducting.

Linda HayesLinda Hayes wins 2011 Global Engagement Award
November 17, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
New award was created to recognize contributions to global education and international programs at the University.

University of Nevada, Reno Orvis School of Nursing studentsNursing students hold health fair at St. Vincent’s
November 17, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Students from the Orvis School of Nursing are holding a health fair at St. Vincent's to distribute information on health-care issues of concern.

A century of lake beauty
November 17, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
A Special Collections exhibit showcases photos, timeline of significant moments in the lake's history.

chris salls, math competitorUniversity of Nevada, Reno team places second at regional math competition
November 15, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
Math team gets competitive and shows a strong performance in the toughest Intermountain Math Competition yet

People of the Land CoverUNCE Faculty Emm, Singletary honored with Diversity Award
November 15, 2011 • By Jim Sloan
Extension educators win Extension Diversity Award for curriculum examining the historical, social and economic attributes of Indian reservations of the West.

Kambiz RaffieePart-time MBA Program Skyrockets to Fourth in Nation
November 14, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Part-time MBA Program in the College of Business has been ranked number four in the country in BusinessWeek’s 2011 Top Part-Time MBA Programs report.

Cole AzareEvery day a Veteran's Day
November 10, 2011 • By John Trent
The University campus has seen a marked upswing in young, recently discharged veterans, and efforts are underway to help

Screenshot“Be in the Know” phone application developed for University students
November 10, 2011 • By Misha Ray
The free iPhone, Android app gives students access to campus events, coupons and alcohol education

Senior ROTC cadet Zack BettsROTC senior cadet ranks in top 20 of the nation
November 9, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
University of Nevada, Reno education major Zack Betts is ranked among the top ROTC cadets in country – number 13 out of 5,643 senior cadets.

Remembrance Day National Roll CallUniversity student veterans hold Remembrance Day National Roll Call Friday
November 9, 2011 • By Natalie Savidge
On Veterans Day this Friday, local veterans, students, and campus and community volunteers will read the names of the 6,300-plus casualties lost since 9/11

University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Professor John MariniPolitical science professor honored with national Henry Salvatori Prize
November 8, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
John Marini has received the Henry Salvatori Prize in the American Founding, joining past prominent recipients, including George Will and William F. Buckley.

Sierra AdaptionUniversity scientists explore effects of climate change on Sierra
November 8, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
Scientists from the University helped renowned environmental artists create an exhibition that predicts the potential effects of climate change on the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Orvis School of NursingNursing students collect canned goods for seniors
November 8, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University of Nevada, Reno Orvis School of Nursing students chip in to help residents of Sierra Manor

David DaweUniversity hosts United Nations food economy expert for public lecture
November 7, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University hosts United Nations food economy expert for Discover Science public lecture Nov. 10

Alan StavitskyAlan Stavitsky named dean of the Reynolds School of Journalism
November 7, 2011
Alan G. Stavitsky, founding director of Oregon’s Turnbull Portland Center, has been named dean of the Reynolds School and will begin in the role in April.

Joseba ZulaikaCenter for Basque Studies watches peace unfold
November 4, 2011 • By Jane Tors
The Basque separatist group ETA's October announcement of a cease-fire brought relief and elation to the University’s Center for Basque Studies.

Saving the Great Basin through collaboration
November 4, 2011 • By John Trent
Running from Nov. 7-9, the Great Basin Consortium conference will be held at the Joe Crowley Student Union.

Deborah VerstegenProfessor publishes study on public education finance systems
November 3, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Deborah Verstegen, professor of education finance, policy and leadership, conducted a study of public education finance systems across the United States.

Nevada Bound participantsNevada Bound Abounds with Interest
November 2, 2011 • By John Trent
With participation in "Nevada Bound" events at all-time levels, organizers are encouraging University families to participate.

prototype apparatus developed by iGem teamUniversity synthetic biology team wins gold in iGEM America's competition
November 2, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Student team wins genetic engineering competition with innovative process for producing inexpensive biofuel

Elliott ParkerEconomics professor to discuss jobs and deficit at U.S. Capitol
November 1, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Elliott Parker has been invited to meet in Washington, D.C. with the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee to discuss job creation and deficit reduction.

students harvest grapes at valley road vineyardResearch helps world wine industry, shows viability for Nevada economy
November 1, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
After years of research, and wine tasting, Professor Cramer makes global impact on raising grapes in low rainfall areas, shows wine industry viable for Nevada economy

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