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2012 News Stories: July

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A future runs through Reno
July 31, 2012 • By John Trent
In war-torn Afghanistan, University grad brings young man's dream to life

Orvis School of Nursing Health Fair, student Calixtra AlipioUniversity of Nevada, Reno nursing students hold health fair at Gospel Mission
July 30, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
A group of students from the Orvis School of Nursing will hold a health fair at the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission this Friday, Aug. 3.

biasi in ScienceAlpine Fault study shows new evidence for regular magnitude 8 earthquakes
July 27, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Glenn Biasi of the Nevada Seismological Lab co-authors Science journal article showing regular magnitude 8 earthquakes in New Zealand.

Russ thumbnailNational food services honors Meyer
July 26, 2012 • Staff Reports
Housing and dining services assoc. director cited for 30-plus years in profession

Seismic ChallengeUniversity partners with Discovery Museum to create Seismic Challenge
July 26, 2012 • By Megan Akers
National Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation joins challenge to provide K-12 students a creative introduction into engineering field.

Lane Meyer gathering water samplesUniversity’s National Geothermal Academy recognized for outstanding leadership
July 25, 2012 • By Megan Akers
University of Nevada Reno's National Geothermal Academy was recently named a finalist in the Geothermal Energy Association’s Honors awards.

Unity Tour poster thumbUnity Tour 2012 comes to campus Sept. 2
July 24, 2012 • Staff Reports
Nationally acclaimed artists 311, Slightly Stoopid and SOJA to perform

Karen HintonExtension Dean and Director Karen Hinton announces retirement
July 20, 2012 • By Jim Sloan
Karen Hinton, the dean and director of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) since 1998, is retiring in October. Jerry Buk, the director of Cooperative Extension’s Southern Area, has been named interim dean and director by UNR President Marc Johnson.

Tahnee thumb photoPack athletes turn in impressive APR
July 19, 2012 • Staff Reports
Eighth consecutive year of penalty-free academic performance.

3D copiersDeLaMare Science and Engineering Library first in nation to offer 3D printing campuswide
July 19, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
DeLaMare Library is first academic library in the United States to offer 3D printing and scanning as a service to all students.

WellnessSchool of Medicine’s Wellness and Weight Management Clinic offers tips for summer weight loss
July 18, 2012 • By Anne McMillin
University employees may use their state insurance wellness coverage to enroll

Garter claspUniversity of Nevada, Reno archeologist to lead Virginia City hospital excavation
July 18, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
St. Mary Louise Hospital served mining community until the early 20th century

state climatologist doug boyleGeography Department's Douglas Boyle appointed new Nevada State Climatologist
July 17, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Douglas Boyle is Nevada's new state climatologist. He will oversee operations of the Nevada State Climate Office, a public-service department in the College of Science.

ian buckle, civil engineering professorFoundation Professor Ian Buckle to lead national earthquake engineering group
July 17, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Civil engineering professor Ian Buckle has received the endorsement of the members of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) to be their next president.

Anne LindsayExtension faculty receive award from regional group
July 13, 2012 • By Jim Sloan
Three University of Nevada faculty working to reduce childhood obesity in Nevada were honored for an innovative program they designed.

Charles DuhiggUniversity’s Foundation Banquet to feature New York Times best-selling author
July 13, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The University of Nevada, Reno Foundation will host its 31st Annual Foundation Banquet Sept. 27, with keynote speaker Charles Duhigg

Perla and Natalia thumbUniversity Balloon Race names scholarship recipients
July 12, 2012 • Staff Reports
Petry and Beltz named graduate, undergraduate recipients.

Visualizing Change“Visualizing Change” environmental art exhibit in Tahoe until July 27
July 11, 2012 • By Megan Akers
The Tahoe Science Consortium collaborated with University of Nevada, Reno’s Department of Art to create “Visualizing Change,” a photographic art expedition intended to show environmental restoration at Lake Tahoe.

Emma SepulvedaUniversity professor receives international book award
July 9, 2012 • By Drew Bradley
Largest Latino book awards honored Emma Sepúlveda among 148 authors and publishers

Kate CalderHigh school journalism teachers learning at University of Nevada, Reno
July 9, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The Reynolds School of Journalism is helping about 30 high school journalism teachers from across the country to brush up on their journalism skills this summer.

Dr Yan thumbA tale of two researchers
July 9, 2012 • By Anne McMillin
Visiting reproductive scholar teams with Wei Yan of UNSOM

Food DigesterUniversity’s café wins award for commitment to environmental sustainability
July 6, 2012 • By Megan Akers
Dining services reduces carbon footprint with wet system food digester

Bill EadingtonUniversity of Nevada, Reno Professor Bill Eadington receives national award
July 6, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Economics Professor Bill Eadington, will be recognized next week by The National Council on Problem Gambling for his lifetime of work addressing problem gambling.

JCSU exterior thumbUNCE interim dean and director announced
July 6, 2012 • Staff Report
Buk, Southern Area director, to assume interim position Aug. 23

Clarissa MartinsUniversity biochemistry student receives global science award
July 6, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
Clarissa Martins awarded prestigious Science Education Award for undergraduate cancer and nutrition research.

Far out thumbReception for 'Far Out' set for Sunday
July 3, 2012 • Staff Reports
University art scene from 1960-75 chronicled in Special Collections exhibit

JeffCeccarelliNV Energy honors longtime executive and Nevada alumnus
July 3, 2012 • By Roseann Keegan
Ceccarelli Renewable Energy Program will further workforce and economic development

Wolfie JuniorPack officially joins 'Mountain'
July 2, 2012 • Staff Reports
Nearly two years in the making, Pack ready to climb 'Mountain'

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