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Sudfeld, Mi win Nevada’s Martie and Russell Awards
May 17, 2013 • Staff Report
Football player and swimmer named University's top-male and top-female senior student athletes.
President Obama nominates Jacquelyn Sundstrand to serve on national board
May 17, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Manuscripts and Archives Librarian in Special Collections joins Institute of Museum and Library Services Board.
Justin Lopez named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2013 Herz Gold Medalist
May 17, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Bishop Manogue Catholic High School graduate caps academic career.
New method proposed for detecting gravitational waves from ends of universe
May 16, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new window into the nature of the universe may be possible with a device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University.
Engineering seniors present innovative products, technical solutions
May 15, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
Seniors in the departments of computer science and engineering and electrical engineering presented capstone design projects to engineering community members and peers.
University director of TRiO Services receives regional recognition
May 14, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Rita Escher awarded the Service Award at the 2013 Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel Conference.
New Wolf Pack wall unveiled at Reno-Tahoe International Airport
May 14, 2013 • Staff Report
Wolf Pack Wall features large still photographs of some of the biggest achievements in the history of Wolf Pack Athletics as well as facts about the University.
College of Engineering's Henry Fu receives $400,000 NSF CAREER Award
May 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Henry Fu has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to advance his work in microorganism motility
Ready, set…flash mob!
May 13, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University marketing students perform surprise dance for unconventional class final.
Thousands of plants available at Master Gardener Plant Faire May 18
May 13, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
Cooperative Extension will host its Annual Master Gardener Plant Faire 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., May 18 at the Master Gardener Greenhouse #13, 920 Valley Road, Reno.
International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking to honor Bill Eadington
May 13, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Global gaming expert founded the triennial conference at the University in 1974.
Snedeker, Marizu named co-Employees of Month for May
May 13, 2013 • Staff Report
May's honorees make their divisions and duties special.
Students in history class earn Harvard honor
May 13, 2013 • By John Trent
Chengli Wang and James Buhain's work selected in prestigious Harvard contest.
International relations students find success at Model United Nations competition
May 8, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Students represent five countries; first time in a decade all five delegates take home diplomacy awards.
2013 Club Award Banquet recognizes leaders, advisors and clubs on campus
May 7, 2013 • By Katie Hippert
Six clubs and individuals of ASUN were honored at the Clubs and Organizations Award Banquet.
More than 2,150 degrees to be awarded at University of Nevada, Reno this spring
May 7, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Ceremonies held Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 on the Quad with new two-day undergraduate ceremony format.
New summer camp encourages girls to explore engineering
May 6, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
The College of Engineering's latest camp provides educational activities and mentorship that encourage girls to pursue engineering.
University graduate student nationally recognized as inspiring Latina
May 6, 2013 • By Megan Akers
University of Nevada, Reno graduate student named as one of 12 "Fun Fearless Latinas" in Cosmopolitan for Latinas' magazine.
Wildfire Awareness Week starts May 4
May 3, 2013 • By Sonya Sistare
“Reduce the Fuel – Reduce the Risk!” is this year's message. Ed Smith, Cooperative Extension natural resources specialist, says it is a call to action.
University alumnus honored with prominent military engineering award
May 2, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
College of Engineering graduate recognized for engineering work in the U.S. Navy, more than 30 years of military service.
Installation ceremony for Sigma Delta Pi set for May 8
May 1, 2013 • Staff Report
New members of prestigious Hispanic Studies Honor Society to be inducted.
Cooperative Extension offers Local Leaders’ Institute in Elko May 18 and 19
May 1, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The Local Leaders' Institute is a pilot program to enhance the knowledge of government officials and government staff and other community leaders on the ins-and-outs of local government.
University professor recognized as 2013 W. Clark Santini Cup recipient
May 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Alicia Barber honored for her commitment to oral history; students to receive awards and scholarships during Nevada Debate and Oral Communication Awards Ceremony on May 7.
University assistant professor honored with international archaeology award
May 1, 2013 • By Megan Akers
John L. Cotter Award recognizes Sarah Cowie and her outstanding achievements as a historical archaeologist.
Cooperative Extension offers “Farm Products to Food Products” Workshops
May 1, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Utah State University Cooperative Extension have teamed up to co-sponsor a workshop for growers and small food processors.
Nevada Silver & Blue spring issue now available
May 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Nevada Silver & Blue spring issue is available online.
Bravo: The best college actors in America
May 1, 2013 • By John Trent
Ethan Leaverton wins the country's most prestigious contest, the Ryan Acting Competition.
‘Elders Count Nevada’ report identifies positive trends, fast facts about seniors
April 30, 2013 • Staff Report
Third installment of reports provides insight into overall health and well-being of Nevada’s older adults.
Biology student wins impressive undergraduate award, continues research as a graduate
April 30, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Jade Keehn researches the effects of renewable energy on reptile communities.
National Science Foundation grant supports study of new cell sorting method
April 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
An easier, less expensive way to sort microalgae cells for biofuel production will be advanced with the support of National Science Foundation grant
Computer science and engineering alums share career advice with students
April 29, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
A group of six computer science and engineering alumni returned to campus on Friday to share career advice and insights with current students.
Surprise! Jonathan, you're the newest member of the club
April 26, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Jonathan Carral learns in surprise gathering that he's the University's newest Truman Scholar.
Engineering labs welcome more than 300 area students
April 25, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
From dancing robots to simulated earthquakes, engineering was on display for area students last week across the University's campus.
University professor receives $25,000 award from Microsoft Research
April 25, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Eelke Folmer making strides in computer science and engineer profession.
Large earthquake simulated on two-story building to test nonstructural systems
April 25, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Multi-institutional earthquake engineering research project testing nonstructural elements in buildings
Enterprising students, thorough legislative reporting
April 25, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
RSJ students show their reporting chops with Nevada Media Alliance coverage of state legislature.
Integrated Marketing Communications team thrilled about district win
April 24, 2013 • By Megan Akers
University students bring home seventh regional trophy, almost as big as team adviser.
Student engineering team builds, paddles concrete canoe to victory
April 24, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The college of engineering's concrete canoe team took the overall win in the annual Mid-Pac Concrete Canoe Competition held April 19-20 in San Jose, Calif
ROTC cadet wins George C. Marshall Award
April 24, 2013 • Staff Report
Christa Harrop is honored as one of the nation's top ROTC cadets.
A passion for human rights
April 23, 2013 • By John Trent
Chelsea Lee will present her research findings on same-sex couple rights to Congress.
College of Education researchers conduct study on impacts of school uniforms
April 23, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Student opinions, discipline referrals and school police data studied.
Cooperative Extension presents weed control workshops April 30 – May 2
April 22, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is presenting a “Weed Extravaganza” April 30 to May 2 that will discuss weed management, herbicide equipment calibrations and more.
University holds Second Annual Traffic and Safety Forum April 24
April 22, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Student and community input encouraged, noon-1 p.m. at Student Union during April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month; free food and raffle prizes available.
University students sweep graduate team awards in Governor’s Cup Competition
April 19, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Graduate teams took first, second and third place prizes plus the Lt. Governor’s Award for clean energy-related technologies.
Student team takes first place prize in human resource management competition
April 17, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
University undergraduate team wins $2,500 in Society for Human Resource Management Pacific West Regional Case Competition.
Honors on high
April 17, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Honors Program student Steven DelaCruz wins two of the nation's most prestigious scholarships.
Chemistry's Young named April Employee of Month
April 16, 2013 • Staff Report
Brock Young's work in Chemistry includes broadening stockroom's impact to larger community.
Hindu Baccalaureate Service marking sixth year at Nevada
April 15, 2013 • Staff Report
University student groups again work together to organize the multi-faith commencement service.
University honored as one of Top 10 'high-altitude' colleges
April 15, 2013 • Staff Report
List from Schools.com praises University's proximity to high altitude activities.
University teacher and business consultant vies for $100,000 in Project Vesto business competition
April 12, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Marie Gibson’s pitch to create her Caregiver’s Journal app made her one of 12 finalists .
Impact of Future Growth in Nevada Dairies Workshop offered in April
April 12, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Workshop will aim to strengthen the economic stability of America’s agricultural producers.
Hausladen, award-winning geography professor, passes away
April 12, 2013 • By John Trent
In a career spanning more than 25 years, Gary Hausladen was one of the finest teachers in University history.
Undergraduate Research Symposium set for April 16
April 12, 2013 • Staff Report
Impressive research breadth of more than 60 undergrad projects will be on display in JCSU.
Out of the shadows ... and into the spotlight
April 12, 2013 • By John Trent
University actors Ethan Leaverton and Cameron Miller-DeSart prepare to compete on the national stage at the Kennedy Center.
The Chamber showcases faculty member’s ‘Big Ideas’
April 11, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Reynolds School faculty member Bob Felten will be inaugural series speaker, April 30 at Nevada Museum of Art.
Visiting USAC professor involves students in Costa Rica health initiative
April 10, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Assistant Professor in the Orvis School of Nursing, Christine Aramburu Alegría, led five students in a health research project at the Universidad de Costa Rica.
Celebrating 51 years of Reno jazz, 1962-2013
April 10, 2013 • By Andrea Turman
Two stellar Grammy nominees-Dave Douglas and Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts-set to kick off the Reno Jazz Festival, April 25-27.
Tibbitts winner surprised by award
April 10, 2013 • By John Trent
Family, friends, colleagues, students celebrate Kristin Clements-Nolle's big award ceremony
Honoring the legacy of Milt Glick
April 9, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Dedication of Milt Glick Ballroom at The Joe and creation of science-lecture endowment recognize vision, contributions of University’s 15th president.
Former football coach Ault celebrated
April 9, 2013 • Staff Report
"Tribute to A Legacy" event pays tribute to former coach Ault
A chemist who's more than a chemist
April 8, 2013 • By John Trent
David Leitner of Chemistry is now an American Physical Society fellow.
University’s criminal justice honor society takes first place in Dallas
April 8, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University of Nevada, Reno’s local chapter promotes critical thinking, rigorous scholarship and life-long learning; takes top honors at annual conference.
Committee organizes 'Cesar Chavez Day'
April 5, 2013 • Staff Report
Various religions came together in community-wide 'Nevada Cesar Chavez Day Multi-faith Service' at the University
Nevada Career Studio opens doors, works with students on career-planning journey
April 5, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
New faculty members and career mentors encourage students to get engaged with job search earlier; open house held April 8-10 with iPad and iPod giveaways.
Faculty member honored by Governor’s Cup Business Plan Competition
April 5, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Graduate and Lt. Governor’s Award teams outpace other college and university competitors; student teams earn nine of 17 finalist positions.
Wolf Pack Boxing Team sends six to nationals
April 3, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
The Nevada Boxing Team attended the Western Regional Boxing Championships at the Eldorado Hotel and Casino that led six members to nationals.
University alumna selected in prestigious 'New Faces of Engineering' Program
April 2, 2013 • By Megan Akers
College of Engineering graduate Rachel Coyner selected for prestigious New Faces of Engineering Program.
Scholarship benefit for USAC set for April 15
April 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Scholarship fundraiser to benefit USAC students
University of Nevada, Reno graduate wins awards for short stories collection
March 29, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Claire Vaye Watkins, a 2007 graduate, has won the annual Story Prize and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award.
Steven Strogatz, mathematician, radio show host, author to lecture April 4
March 28, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Steven Strogatz will be presenting a free public lecture, "Doing Math in Public," about the beauty of mathematics that pervades the world around us.
University Debate team finishes in top-10 for the season and national tournament
March 27, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Team member also wins All-American award at national tournament.
U.S. Department of Education recognizes University’s College Life 101
March 26, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Exemplary student-retention initiative, College Life 101 program helps low-income, first-generation students graduate college.
“Grow Your Own!” classes return in April
March 22, 2013 • By Chad Waters
Cooperative Extension is offering eight “Grow Your Own!” classes to help Nevadans who want to grow more of their own food.
Nerve regeneration research and therapy may get boost from new discovery
March 22, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Advances in neurological medicine and research possible with discovery of new neural guidance/cell-death mechanism
Campus Profiles: Meet Ruben Dagda
March 20, 2013 • By Tovah Goodman
Ruben Dagda is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
University of Nevada, Reno awards its first renewable energy certificate
March 20, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Online program teaches professionals, government officials variety of renewable energy topics.
Students attend SAP Startup Forum to learn new technology
March 20, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Five students interested in software systems traveled with two IS faculty members to the SAP Startup Forum in Palo Alto, Calif.
Knuth approved as Nevada's next Director of Athletics
March 19, 2013 • Staff Report
Nevada Board of Regents approves Utah senior associate athletics director to take over program.
Economics major Olivia Pennell wins Elite 89 award for NCAA rifle
March 19, 2013 • By Rhonda Bennett
Award given to student-athlete with the highest GPA at each NCAA championship.
Reno to host regional college and university food services conference this week
March 19, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Residential Life, Housing and Food Services offers tours of its dining facilities, shares best practices
Graduate programs ranked among the nation’s best
March 19, 2013 • Staff Report
The University had several notable rankings in the annual U.S. News and World Report listing of the nation’s best graduate programs.
Brain Awareness Week comes to Nevada, K-12 students get to touch human brain
March 15, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Northern Nevada students will be learning about and viewing the human brain as part of National Brain Awareness Week March 18-23.
Hey, I'm talking here ...
March 14, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
University's nationally ranked top 10 debate team hosts national tournament
2013 Nevada Regents’ Award for Creative Activities Awarded to Peter Epstein
March 13, 2013 • By Alex Pompliano
University of Nevada, Reno Associate Professor Peter Epstein has been awarded the 2013 Nevada Regents’ Award for Creative Activities, a prize bestowed annually on one Nevada System of Higher Education faculty member with a distinguished record in creative artistry.
University celebrates years of tradition and excellence
March 13, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
2013 marks numerous anniversaries for the University, including Mackay Day, KUNR and the Fleischmann Planetarium.
University professor releases book on powerful impact of women’s movement
March 13, 2013 • By Megan Akers
University professor releases personal book reflecting on mid-century social change as it shaped women's lives.
Local Nevada officials gather at Leaders’ Institute by Cooperative Extension
March 12, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The first workshop of the Cooperative Extension Local Leaders’ Institute was held Feb. 23 and 24 at Cooperative Extension’s Washoe County office in Reno.
A climate of scientific collaboration
March 12, 2013 • By John Trent
Researchers move to next phase in providing state real-time climate change data.
Knuth recommended to become University's next director of athletics
March 11, 2013 • Staff Report
President recommends Utah senior associate athletics director to take over University’s athletics program.
EscaZyme Biochemicals wins Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition
March 8, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
University alumnus Rick Sontag emphasized how impressed he was with the quality of this year's submissions.
Geib, Hoffman named SEC's Co-March Employees of Month
March 7, 2013 • Staff Report
Two mainstays from Theatre and Dance and Purchasing are honored
Wolf Pack Radio, Subtomic host free dance party March 14
March 6, 2013 • Staff Report
Free dance party to be held outside Knowledge Center
Health Care Research Symposium set for March 25-26
March 4, 2013 • By Anne McMillin
March 25-26 events to address changing landscape of health care.
University of Nevada, Reno geologist receives national mining award
March 4, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Jonathan Price, former director of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno and state geologist emeritus, received a Gold Medal.
Public-private partnership to provide new graduate student housing at University
March 1, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Will meet increased need for graduate student and family housing on campus.
Nevada high school students sought for global summer leadership program
March 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Algeria Youth Leadership Program offers opportunities at University and trips to Washington D.C., San Francisco and Lake Tahoe.
University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students
February 28, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
More than 420 talented Nevada students complete in hands-on, premiere science competition.
RSJ hosts New York Times bestselling author
February 28, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
Carlin book is first biography in 25 years written about American icon Springsteen
Finalists named for Athletic Director role
February 27, 2013 • Staff Report
Three individuals will visit campus March 4-6 for day-long interviews.
Linguistics students travel to Mexico, deliver research in Spanish
February 27, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Seven University students were given the chance to travel to Oaxaca, Mexico after taking a linguistics class with Professor Brook Lillehaugen last spring.
University brings world-renowned philosopher Enrique Dussel to campus
February 27, 2013 • By Megan Akers
Renowned philosopher, Enrique Dussel, to present at University of Nevada, Reno campus on March 4.
Students bring inspiration to village
February 26, 2013 • By John Trent
University students help build latrines, bring hope to Panamanian village.
February 26, 2013 • By Forrest Hartman
SCRAP*ARTS*MUSIC in concert 7:30 p.m., April 4 Nightingale Concert Hall, in the Church Fine Arts Building
Research team discovers, studies giant goldfish and other non-native warm-water fish in Lake Tahoe
February 25, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Aquatic Ecosystems Analysis Lab discovers giant goldfish during invasive fish study at Lake Tahoe
Students earn awards with opinion pieces about research regulation
February 25, 2013 • By Tiffany Moore
Professor Anna Camp’s and Professor Francine Melia’s introduction to cultural anthropology classes won 28 awards from the Public Anthropology’s fall 2012 Community Action Project.
McClenahan hired to assist with career opportunities for graduate students
February 22, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Jim McClenahan has assumed the role of director of corporate relations and outreach for the College of Business.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week emphasizes “everybody knows somebody”
February 22, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
University campus highlights issues and solutions surrounding eating disorders.
SEC Open House set for March 14
February 22, 2013 • By John Trent
All staff and faculty are invited to annual event that features vendors, services.
Appointment bolsters Med School translational research
February 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Langer an internationally recognized researcher in multiple medical fields.
Internationally Acclaimed Slack Key Guitarist Makana
February 21, 2013 • By Forrest Hartman
Makana, playing Nightingale Concert Hall on Feb. 28 as part of the School of the Arts' Performing Arts Series, is recognized as one of only a handful of slack key masters working today. And that is a designation he doesn't take lightly, "There are maybe five or six of the older generation masters left," he said. "In my generation, I'm the only one."
Campus Profiles: Meet Derek Furukawa
February 21, 2013 • By Tovah Goodman
Derek Furukawa is the director of the advising center and the coordinator for undergraduate students on campus.
Center for Student Cultural Diversity celebrates Black History Month
February 20, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Events and activities aimed at breaking down racial barriers; Music is History Program Thursday a highlight of the month
“Hackschooling” YouTube from TEDxUniversityofNevada nears 45,000 views
February 20, 2013 • Staff Report
Videos from TEDxUniversityofNevada are now online, including one of 13-year-old Logan LaPlante talking about “Hackschooling,” which has reached almost 45,000 views.
Individuals from College of Business recognized for excellence in community
February 20, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Four individuals from the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business will receive awards from the NCET and RGJ.
Rust named February Employee of Month
February 15, 2013 • Staff Report
College of Ed's Chris Rust, cited for work ethic, organizational skills, honored as month's top employee.
Author, Veterans Services director Cage shares wisdom
February 15, 2013 • Staff Report
Caleb Cage, West Point graduate and combat veteran, addresses ROTC cadets.
Marching Band meets annual Greater Nevada Credit Union fundraising challenge
February 15, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Band accepts $35,000 gift at halftime of men’s basketball game; money helps support and expand program needs
Terry Riley to Perform 'In C' Tonight
February 15, 2013 • By Alex Pompliano
Terry Riley will be on the University campus for one night only on Friday, Feb. 15. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Nightingale Concert Hall.
Cooperative Extension’s Donaldson receives statewide award for water quality education efforts
February 12, 2013 • Staff Report
The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection presented its annual Wendell McCurry Excellence in Water Quality Award to Donaldson last week.
Eadington, world-renowned gaming economist, dies at 67
February 12, 2013 • By Brandon Stewart
Bill Eadington, one of the University's longest serving and most prolific professors, died Monday at his home in Crystal Bay, Nev. He was 67.
Johnson forecasts a brighter University future at town hall
February 8, 2013 • By John Trent
During town hall meeting, President Marc Johnson stresses a 'grand experiment' of diverse revenues and great people.
Commission for Future of University holds open forum
February 7, 2013 • By John Trent
Recommendations include building strength through multi-disciplinary blend of missions
Insect research heads down path to start-up company with NSF I-Corps program
February 6, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University researcher team moves from the lab to the boardroom to build a business based on insect enzymes.
SEC chair stresses communication, participation
February 6, 2013 • By John Trent
SEC chair Kristen Kabrin discusses a wide range of staff topics in Q&A
Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium held Feb. 15
February 6, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Thirty graduate students will present at the Third Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium on Friday, Feb. 15.
NSBDC provides free workshop on intellectual property Feb. 27
February 5, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The laws regarding intellectual property – copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patents – change regularly and can be confusing.
New provost ups ante on student success
February 4, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
New executive vice president and provost arrives on campus from LSU
Forum on Commission for Future of University set for Feb. 6
February 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Commission's recommendations discussed 4-6 p.m. at JCSU theater
School of Medicine hosts Student National Medical Association
February 1, 2013 • By Anne McMillin
Nearly 80 medical and pre-medical student leaders from across the county attended the weekend event.
TEDxUniversityofNevada brings inspiration to University, wins award
February 1, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
The University of Nevada, Reno Joe Crowley Student Union Theatre filled Jan. 25 for TEDxUniversityofNevada, an independently organized TEDx program.
Colin's big moment
February 1, 2013 • By John Trent
As the Super Bowl beckons, Colin Kaepernick's fraternity brothers remember why they respect the former Pack QB so much.
Reynolds School of Journalism brings prominent journalists to campus
February 1, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Engaging conversations are open to the campus community and to the public.
Psychology students receive recognition and support from national associations
February 1, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Two doctoral psychology students in the College of Liberal Arts have received recognition and financial assistance for their education and research in the field.
University creates leadership development series for Barrick employees
January 30, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The Barrick Gold Leadership Development Program provides business-related skills to mining supervisors and managers.
Bagne, Kelly named Classified Employees of Month
January 30, 2013 • Staff Report
Gina Bagne, a facility attendant in Res Life, and Nancy Kelly, personnel analyst in Engineering, honored
The University's lost soldier
January 29, 2013 • By Christa Harrop
Killed in action in Vietnam in 1968, the legacy of George Merritt Wisham Jr. continues to inspire
NSBDC offers workshop to help Nevada businesses win federal funds
January 29, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Eleven federal agencies grant research and development funds for companies pursuing innovative technologies.
International Physics workshop to highlight University strength
January 25, 2013 • By John Trent
Researchers and students from around the globe to convene at Physics-sponsored international high energy density plasma workshop.
Graduate student wins Reno Chamber Orchestra College Concerto Competition
January 25, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Kayleigh Miller performs as featured soloist this Saturday and Sunday at Nightingale Concert Hall.
Let's all go 'Kaepernicking'
January 24, 2013 • Staff Report
'Whiteout' promotion at Lawlor includes nearly 8,000 who go 'Kaepernicking.'
University encourages familiarity with safety, wellness resources on campus
January 22, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Free flu clinics in Student Union all week; Campus Escort Service continues to provide safe, alternative ride option
Online programs make new U.S. News & World Report list
January 22, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The College of Education and College of Business online graduate programs are recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “2013 Best Online Education Programs.”
Kap earns Super Bowl berth
January 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Kap to become first Pack player to appear in Super Bowl since '96
Time to spring ahead
January 18, 2013 • By John Trent
New Commencement structure, new provost, plans for a student achievement center highlight coming semester.
John Muntean new director of Center for Research in Economic Geology
January 18, 2013 • Staff Report
John Muntean has been named director of the Ralph J. Roberts Center for Research in Economic Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno.
EarthScope selects Graham Kent to participate in national lecture series
January 17, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Graham Kent to lecture at several universities this year as part of EarthScope annual speaker series.
College of Business brings TEDx event to University
January 16, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
The University of Nevada, Reno College of Business is sponsoring the inaugural TEDxUniversityofNevada, an independently organized TEDx program, on January 25.
Michio Kaku, renowned physicist and TV science show host, comes to campus
January 15, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Michio Kaku to lecture Feb. 7 in Discover Science Lecture Series at Davidson Mathematics and Science Center.
Pack's Kap on cover of Sports Illustrated
January 15, 2013 • Staff Report
An amazing season got even more amazing for former Wolf Pack standout Colin Kaepernick
Polian takes charge
January 11, 2013 • By John Trent
Brian Polian, an assistant coach at Texas A&M is named the new head coach for the Wolf Pack football.
Professor receives award for work in anthropology
January 11, 2013 • By Tiffany Moore
University of Nevada, Reno’s Deborah Boehm was awarded the Ruth Benedict Global Citizenship Award, granted by the Center for a Public Anthropology.
Rosenberg joins Washoe County School Board
January 10, 2013 • Staff Report
Following his election in November, longtime professor Howard Rosenberg officially joins WCSD Board of Trustees
Spanish engineering students kick off exchange agreement
January 8, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
The first participants in an exchange agreement between the College of Engineering and the University of Navarra reflect on their semester in Reno.
Polian named finalist candidate to usher in new era of Nevada football
January 7, 2013 • By Chad Hartley
The University has reached an agreement with Brian Polian as the recommended candidate to become the 26th head coach of the Wolf Pack football program.
Disabled American Veterans recognize University veteran with scholarship
January 4, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Chase Hartzell was honored by the Disabled American Veterans with a $1,500 scholarship which he plans to use for books and tuition this spring.
Conkey selected as 8th Army ROTC Brigade cadet of the month
January 3, 2013 • Staff Report
Sarah Conkey selected as 8th Army ROTC Brigade cadet of the month.