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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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