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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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