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2013 News Stories: January

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alan krauseAlan Krause, CEO of firm that designed new Panama Canal to speak in Discover Science Lecture Series
January 28, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Alan Krause, whose engineering firm is the lead on the massive Panama Canal expansion project, will be the speaker in the College of Science Discover Science Lecture Series.

Past University student government officials apply skills in public service
January 27, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Past officers reflect on how ASUN experiences have aided them in careers as elections approach.

University iGEM team gets silver at international competition
January 24, 2014 • By Annie Conway
Undergraduates present research project in Toronto, Canada.

University alumna receives President’s Early Career Award
January 23, 2014 • By Annie Conway
Katherine Iverson awarded for work researching women's health and traumatic stress.

kam leang design classKam Leang featured in NBC Learn project with National Science Foundation
January 16, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Kam Leang selected by NBC News and the National Science Foundation to be featured in the latest installment of NBC Learn’s Science of Sports

Barefoot coachingNevada basketball teams raise money for Samaritan’s Feet
January 15, 2014 • Staff Report
Wolf Pack coaches go barefoot at last week woman's basketball game.

ReThink Your Drink program encourages healthy drinks
January 15, 2014 • By Annie Conway
Professor works to reduce sugar intake in school-aged children through an educational campaign.

Todd Belcher thumbnailBelcher, Grundy are January Employees of Month
January 13, 2014 • Staff Report
Both honorees take responsibilities to the next level.

cyber security centerNew Cyber Security Center to develop education, research, industry collaboration
January 13, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The new Cyber Security Center will support economic development through education, research and outreach to industry by addressing the growing national challenge of cyber security.

Colin Kaepernick thumbnailKap does it again: Onto NFC Championship
January 13, 2014 • Staff Report
Former Pack QB continues stellar play in NFL playoffs for 49ers.

FinkelsteinPhysics professor visits University to discuss education transformation
January 10, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Noah Finkelstein will give lecture on improving student engagement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes.

ROTC thumbnailROTC summer internships broaden perspectives
January 10, 2014 • Staff Report
Senior ROTC Cadets share summer memories from internships at Pentagon and FEMA.

College of Business & College of Education ranked top online graduate programs
January 10, 2014 • By Nicole Shearer
U.S. News & World Report highlights the University of Nevada, Reno’s online graduate programs

Great Ideas from Growers‘Great Ideas From Growers’ peer-mentoring discussions begin Jan. 13
January 8, 2014 • By Tiffany Kozsan
Cooperative Extension will offer five “Great Ideas From Growers” sessions, where small farm producers from across the state can share their knowledge and experiences to help each other improve businesses.

Clarence and Martha JonesJones Family Foundation pledges $2 million to Pennington Student Achievement Center
January 7, 2014 • By Roseann Keegan
The Clarence and Martha Jones Family Foundation continues legacy of support to the region and the University.

Colin Kaepernick thumbnail.Kap anything but cold in NFL playoffs
January 6, 2014 • Staff Report
Former Pack QB leads Niners past Packers in frigid Green Bay in NFL playoffs.

Linn ExhibitUniversity begins Shared History Program
January 3, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Historical recounts of JFK’s assassination continue to conglomerate.

Pesticide TrainingUniversity of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers training for use of pesticides
January 2, 2014 • By Tiffany Kozsan
Cooperative Extension, with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a free workshop Jan. 29 to train people throughout the state how to handle and use pesticides.

Laird, Gonzeles and HalversonUniversity 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.

Campus lake photoBagne, 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

George Wisham thumbnailThe 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

Ansari Business BuildingNSBDC 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.

Alla Safronova thumbnail imageInternational 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.

Kayleigh Miller thumbnailGraduate 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.

Thumbnail image of KaepernickingLet's all go 'Kaepernicking'
January 24, 2013 • Staff Report
'Whiteout' promotion at Lawlor includes nearly 8,000 who go 'Kaepernicking.'

Wolf Pack StethescopeUniversity 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

@One Center at the University of Nevada, RenoOnline 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.”

Colin KaepernickKap earns Super Bowl berth
January 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Kap to become first Pack player to appear in Super Bowl since '96

Joe Crowley Student UnionTime to spring ahead
January 18, 2013 • By John Trent
New Commencement structure, new provost, plans for a student achievement center highlight coming semester.

John MunteanJohn 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.

Graham KentEarthScope 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.

Brian WilliamsCollege 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 lecture Feb 7Michio 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.

Kap on the cover of Sports IllustratedPack'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

Brian PolianPolian 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.

Deborah BoehmProfessor 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.

Art Professor Howard Rosenberg thumbnail imageRosenberg 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

Inaki Arruabarrena and Paul BretosSpanish 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.

Brian Polian thumbnailPolian 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.

Chase HartzellDisabled 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.

Sarah ConkeyConkey 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.

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