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2012 News Stories: January

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Major Michael F. MinaudoROTC cadets to participate in cultural understanding program
January 30, 2012 • By Catherine Stokes
Twelve of the University's ROTC cadets will travel abroad this summer in the U.S. Army’s Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program.

What's a WUE?
January 27, 2012 • By John Trent
The Western Undergraduate Exchange Program offer out-of-state students a valuable tuition discount.

Wolves at Mackay Stadium thumbnailUniversity a social media star
January 23, 2012 • By John Trent
Nevada’s affinity for social media has netted the University two impressive victories over peers with much larger student and alumni bases.

Sontag Entrepreneurship Award CompetitionNew semester kicks off with the Sontag Entrepreneurship Award Competition
January 23, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
For the first time, students will have the opportunity to enter the Sontag Entrepreneurship Award Competition, which comes with a prize of about $50,000.

Holly GatzkeExtension hosting innovative statewide workshop for Nevada niche farmers
January 20, 2012 • By Robert Mills
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is hosting a series of workshops allowing niche farmers around the state to share their secrets for successful crops.

Patient centered family medicineNew health option for University families
January 20, 2012 • By Anne McMillin
School of Medicine's new patient-centered program looks to enhance care, including University employees

solar pondProgram matches researchers, industry to develop new technologies
January 19, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
With its new Industry/Faculty Partnering Clinic, the Technology Transfer Office is engaging the community in the work of scientists.

Sophie GlogovacFrom Reno to Costa Rica: study abroad made possible by scholarship
January 17, 2012 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
Two Nevada students garner prestigious Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships.

CrosswalkUniversity holds Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Forum next month
January 17, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
Public forum to allow for discussion of laws, problem areas and what local agencies are doing to promote safety.

Robert GorrellRobert Gorrell, 1914-2011: An Appreciation
January 12, 2012 • By John Trent
Campus memorial service scheduled for Jan. 22 for the award-winning writer, administrator

Dee HendersonUniversity loses a colleague in Dee Henderson
January 11, 2012 • Staff Report
Associate Vice Provost for Extended Studies Dee Henderson died Jan. 7 following a brief illness. He was 73.

algae pond at Valley RoadRenewable energy, public policy graduate certificate offered to professionals
January 6, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
An online graduate certificate in renewable energy to study the policies and practices in the diverse fields of renewable energy begins in the spring 2012 semester.

Wolfie Jr.: Undisputed alpha of all mascots
January 3, 2012 • Staff Report
Nevada mascot Wolfie Jr. tallies 15 million votes, takes sting out of Ga. Tech's Buzz

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