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Betty Heaston thumbnail$1.7 million donated to Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
November 30, 2012 • By Roseann Keegan
Donation by the late Betty Heaston benefits University's library programs and operations, creates scholarship endowment.

Trash collection on campusPhi Delta Theta fraternity contributes time to recycling at Mackay Stadium
November 30, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
Students have collected more than 1,000 pounds of trash the last four home games, collection will occur after Saturday's game against Boise State, rain or shine.

Biology chairman David Zeh headshotFaculty Forum provides information on campus issues
November 29, 2012 • By John Trent
Faculty Senate Chair Zeh, other campus leaders, look to '13 legislative session.

Students on campusDeLaMare Library to host 'Hack4Reno'
November 28, 2012 • Staff Report
'World's biggest hackathon' to produce cool community-centered apps

Anna KosterFinding the right musical, chemistry notes
November 27, 2012 • By John Trent
Chemistry student Anna Koster's talents go far beyond the lab.

Milan MonteroNevada Welcomes First BS-DMD Student
November 27, 2012 • By Cynthia Pratte
Milan Montero is the first student accepted into a new accelerated BS-DMD program where she will earn a combined Masters of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine in seven years instead of the traditional eight.

New Mexico bowl logo thumbnailWolf Pack accepts New Mexico Bowl invitation
November 26, 2012 • Staff Report
Nevada to appear in bowl for eighth straight year

manzanita lakeBoard of Regents to consider proposed sale of University holdings
November 26, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Agenda items to be considered by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents at their Nov. 29-30 meeting.

Casino WomenChandler and Jones win national book award for ‘Casino Women’ book
November 21, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
Professor Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones, associate professor emeritus, received national recognition for their book, Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places

Jamaluddin, Reed, and EskenazyExecutive Mentorship Program offers students a glimpse into corporate business
November 21, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
Farahida Jamaluddin and Robert Reed, two graduate-level accounting majors, were selected to participate in the first University of Nevada, Reno Executive Mentorship Program.

unr and downtown renoUniversity partners with City of Reno in IBM Smarter Cities grant program
November 20, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University partners with City of Reno in IBM Smarter Cities economic development grant program

young students paintingYoung students show off research at ‘More Than a Playground’ symposium
November 20, 2012 • By Megan Akers
The University of Nevada, Reno's Child and Family Research Center recently hosted the "More Than a Playground" Early Childhood Symposium.

KaepernickKap's magic carpet ride continues
November 20, 2012 • By John Trent
Former Pack star Kaepernick now belongs to the entire country

iGEM 2012iGEM experience one example of student experience in undergraduate research
November 19, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
Nine undergraduates received international recognition in the 2012 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) contest at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Carolyn Goodman and Dean Greg MosierNSBDC provides workshop and support to help businesses win federal funds
November 16, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The NSBDC will offer a workshop Dec. 5 at the Las Vegas Business Success Center to assist innovative Nevada companies interested in competing for federal funds.

Jazz Legend Uri Caine to Visit Campus and Perform
November 16, 2012 • By Forrest Hartman
Uri Caine will perform his Mahler project with trumpeter Ralph Alessi, drummer Clarence Penn, bassist Drew Gress, saxophonist Chris Speed and violinist Josefina Vergara at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 in Nightingale Concert Hall. Tickets are $20 general and $5 for University students. Call 784-3555.

Doug Smith with a wolfYellowstone Wolf Project director to speak Dec. 6
November 16, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The public is invited to hear the history and latest discoveries in the Yellowstone Wolf Project.

Thanksgiving, FallNew Interfaith Students Club hosts Thanksgiving gathering
November 15, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
University's new spiritual diversity club on campus will host their first campus and community-wide event to celebrate Thanksgiving.

SAIWI students at work in AfricaAn educational week to go global
November 14, 2012 • By John Trent
International Ed Week includes International Thanksgiving, Student World Water Forum

Calendar thumbnailNevada Bureau of Mines and Geology produces 2013 Nevada landscape calendar
November 14, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
A calendar highlighting the geology of Nevada is now on sale at the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

Ellen HoustonCampus Profiles: Meet Ellen Houston
November 13, 2012 • By Tovah Goodman
Ellen Houston is the new director of the Upward Bound Programs.

Soldier thumbnailUniversity one of 20 institutions nationwide awarded veterans integration grant
November 9, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Survey of NSHE veterans helps guides resources and programs that support the transition of student veterans to and through college.

Kara WillmerA picture-perfect moment
November 9, 2012 • By John Trent
Winning photo in USAC contest captures a special moment.

Dr. Albert LeeCampus Profiles: Meet Albert Lee
November 8, 2012 • By Tovah Goodman
Albert Lee is the director of the Nevada Chamber Opera and vocal professor for the School of the Arts. He began teaching at the University in 2012.

David CarollaCarolla named Nov. Classified Employee of Month
November 8, 2012 • Staff Report
Carolla's excellent work ethic, enjoyment of work cited

patient-centered clinic thumbnailLooking for a doctor? The answer may be closer than you think
November 7, 2012 • Staff Report
University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Patient-Centered Family Medicine Clinic located adjacent to Lombardi Recreation.

Journalism students providing video broadcast.Journalism students enjoy ‘unforgettable experience’ providing election coverage
November 7, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
With the eyes of the nation on Nevada during election night, journalism students at the University provided a barrage of election-related news and real-time updates.

wolf tags thumbnailWolf Pack quarterback supports ‘Do the Ride Thing’ alcohol education program
November 7, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
Office of Traffic Safety funds grant encouraging healthy, safe choices to deter underage and irresponsible drinking.

Nevada Cycling thumbnailNevada Cycling Team finishes top 10 at Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships
November 6, 2012 • By Megan Akers
The Nevada Cycling Team, recognized as a USA Cycling Team, placed ninth out of 36 competing Division I colleges.

Student and Dean Al StavitskyJournalism students provide election coverage and real-time updates
November 6, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Journalism students, with their professors, are providing election-related news and real-time updates.

engineering gk-12 program Engineering grad students bring energy research into K-12 classrooms
November 6, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Doctoral students gain valuable classroom experience in NSF sponsored GK-12 STEM program

Click It or Ticket LogoNevada Department of Public Safety surveys Nevadans’ driving behavior
November 5, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
Third annual statewide Nevada Attitudinal Survey conducted by the University and Nevada Department of Public Safety provides information about driving and safety issues.

Pedestrian Safety Team thumbnailPolice Services continues pedestrian safety efforts with Davidson Academy
November 1, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
Office of Traffic Safety awards “Look Up, Unplug, Stay Safe” Program $18,000 grant.

Kenyon headshotAppointments move School of Medicine forward
November 1, 2012 • By Matt Lush
Appointments to senior leadership team to position school to thrive in years ahead.

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