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2012 News Stories: September

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Johnson: 'We are the people's University'
September 28, 2012 • By John Trent
During his inauguration, Johnson said the institution would grow 'an even higher quality University experience.'

Thumbnail sized drawing of the two wolves'Defenders of Mackay Stadium' Homecoming celebration on tap
September 27, 2012 • Staff Reports
Superhero themed Homecoming to offer family-friendly events, celebrates campus traditions.

Geothermal Conference ParticipantsUniversity faculty to present research at Geothermal Resources Council meeting
September 26, 2012 • By Megan Akers
University of Nevada, Reno researchers and students to present their research at upcoming Geothermal Resources Council meeting and Energy Expo.

TEA Global international teachersInternational teachers attend University of Nevada, Reno for in-class training
September 24, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
The College of Education and the Northern Nevada International Center have partnered to host 22 teaching fellows from 18 different countries.

Teruni LambergNevada educator ‘writes the book’ on teaching math
September 24, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Teruni Lamberg has a passion for preparing current and future teachers to teach math more effectively. Now, she has written a book on the subject.

H'SaoAfro-pop ensemble H’Sao blends diverse ingredients into tasty musical stew
September 21, 2012 • By Forrest Hartman
See H’Sao in concert as part of the University's Performing Arts Series. The group performs at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in Nightingale Concert Hall in the Church Fine Arts Building.

Engineering Career FairCollege of Engineering Internship and Career Fair Sept. 25
September 21, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
Twenty companies on campus Tuesday to help students enter the workforce with ease and confidence.

‘I’m proud of where we are as a University’
September 21, 2012 • By John Trent
Marc A. Johnson will be inaugurated as the 16th president of the University of Nevada, Reno at a ceremony on the Historic Quadrangle Sept. 28 at 10 a.m.

Cherry blossom tree ceremony thumbnail photoFriendship between University, Japan continues to blossom
September 20, 2012 • By John Trent
Japanese consul general gives cherry blossom tree, symbol of goodwill and friendship, to University

Elementry school child eatingGrant offers Washoe students fresh produce
September 20, 2012 • By Kayla Johnson
Students at 34 Washoe County elementary schools receive fresh produce and nutrition education in a partnership between Washoe County schools and Cooperative Extension.

Basque book coverCenter for Basque Studies expands international publishing presence
September 19, 2012 • By Megan Akers
The Center for Basque Studies expands role as the leading international publisher of works in English promoting the Basque culture.

dents in 2011 Great Nevada ShakeoutRegister now for “Great Nevada ShakeOut” public earthquake drill
September 19, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Almost a half a million Nevadans are registered to participate in the annual statewide public earthquake drill, the Great Nevada Shakeout.

Students at Night of all NationsA 'Night' for all nations to remember
September 18, 2012 • By John Trent
Night of All Nations, the campus' multicultural international celebration, marks its 30th anniversary on Sept. 28 at a unique venue: venerable Mackay Stadium.

Top TierTop tier again for University of Nevada, Reno
September 18, 2012 • By Jane Tors
U.S. News and World Report has issued its annual "best colleges" rankings and the University is again in the top tier of "best national universities."

Pack men's basketball team'Employee Pack Pass' tickets available
September 17, 2012 • Staff Report
All NSHE employees are eligible for a special "Employee Pack Pass" for men's basketball, as well as other sports. A "Basketball Open House" for best advance access will be held Sept. 20.

Frandsen Humanities ThumbnailEnglish Dept.'s Allen is September Employee of Month
September 17, 2012 • Staff Report
Camilla Allen earns praise for dedication to University

Radical Feels Film FestivalGeography Club to host Radical Reels Film Festival Sept. 19
September 14, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
University student club offers high-adrenaline film night to fund educational events

John Cushman cactusCABNR's Cushman leads joint research effort with $14 million DOE grant
September 14, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Grant to explore photosynthesis and drought tolerance in desert-adapted plants is being led by biochemistry professor John Cushman.

David Ryfe‘Can Journalism Survive?’
September 14, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
David Ryfe spent five years visiting newsrooms, looking for answers, attempting to define the current state of journalism and where it is headed.

Duncan thumbnailSecretary of Education: 'Education is an investment'
September 12, 2012 • By John Trent
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks affordability at Town Hall

Happy graduatesJohnson to Chamber: 'If you create jobs, we have the graduates'
September 12, 2012 • By John Trent
University president previews upcoming year to Chamber

Ansari BuildingBusiness Week on campus focuses on globalization, economic development
September 12, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The College of Business and its Business Student Council host Business Week Sept. 17 – 21, turning attention to global connections and economic development.

GandhiCardboard statue of Gandhi previously displayed in New York now showing at University
September 11, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
As students enter into the E.L. Cord Foundation Atrium of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada Reno, they will be greeted by Mahatma Gandhi.

manos maragakisEngineering Dean Maragakis to travel to China, South Korea with Governor Sandoval
September 11, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dean Maragakis will travel with the Governor's trade delegation to China and South Korea

Marcotte and StavitskyVeteran journalist named 2012-13 Reynolds Chair
September 10, 2012 • By Melanie Peck
Michael V. Marcotte is the 2012-2013 Donald W. Reynolds Chair for the Ethics of Entrepreneurial and Innovative Journalism.

Jeannette SalasU.S. Secretary of Education leads campus Town Hall Sept. 12
September 7, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Students and community members will have the opportunity to ask questions of our nation’s highest ranking education official at a Town Hall on College Affordability and the Hispanic Community.

The Nevada Living Learning Community signals commitment to student success
September 6, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
New students, new residence hall rings in a new year.

Manhattan Short Film Festival LogoManhattan Short Film Festival returns to Reno Sept. 28 and 29
September 5, 2012 • By David Stipech
KUNR has teamed up with the Joe Crowley Student Union to host the 15th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival later this month.

University Bicycle PoliceUniversity Police to increase bicycle and skateboarding enforcement
September 5, 2012 • By Todd Renwick
Education patrols will be conducted on campus roadways Thursday, Sept. 6 to remind campus community of traffic laws and city ordinances.

Presidential Inauguration set for Sept. 28
September 4, 2012 • By John Trent
Marc A. Johnson will be inaugurated as the 16th president of the University of Nevada, Reno at a ceremony on the Historic Quadrangle Sept. 28 at 10 a.m.

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