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    2013 News Stories: February

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    Nevada MESA thumbnailUniversity 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.

    Peter Ames Carlin thumbnailRSJ 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

    Wolf Pack thumbnailFinalists named for Athletic Director role
    February 27, 2013 • Staff Report
    Three individuals will visit campus March 4-6 for day-long interviews.

    Professor LillehaugenLinguistics 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.

    Dussel thumbnailUniversity 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.

    Scrap Arts MusicsSCRAP*ARTS*MUSIC
    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

    goldfish at tahoeResearch 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.

    Jim McClenahanMcClenahan 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.

    Eating disorder awarenessNational Eating Disorders Awareness Week emphasizes “everybody knows somebody”
    February 22, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
    University campus highlights issues and solutions surrounding eating disorders.

    Joe Crowley Student UnionSEC 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.

    Dr Robert Langer thumbnailAppointment bolsters Med School translational research
    February 22, 2013 • Staff Report
    Langer an internationally recognized researcher in multiple medical fields.

    MakanaInternationally 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."

    Derek FurukawaCampus 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 FestCenter 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

    Tedx thumbnail“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.

    Greg Mosier thumbnailIndividuals 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.

    JCSU exteriorRust 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.

    Caleb Cage thumbnail imageAuthor, Veterans Services director Cage shares wisdom
    February 15, 2013 • Staff Report
    Caleb Cage, West Point graduate and combat veteran, addresses ROTC cadets.

    GNCU checkMarching 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 RileyTerry 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.

    DonaldsonCooperative 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.

    Bill EadingtonEadington, 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.

    President Johnson thumbnailJohnson 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.

    David Ryfe thumbnailCommission for Future of University holds open forum
    February 7, 2013 • By John Trent
    Recommendations include building strength through multi-disciplinary blend of missions

    Team EscaZymeInsect 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.

    Kristen Kabrin thumbnailSEC 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 PosterLiberal 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.

    Ansari Business BuildingNSBDC 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.

    CarmanNew provost ups ante on student success
    February 4, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    New executive vice president and provost arrives on campus from LSU

    Students on campusForum 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

    SNMA thumbnailSchool 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.

    Pedro MartinezTEDxUniversityofNevada 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.

    KaepernickColin'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.

    Suzanna AndrewsReynolds 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.

    Victoria SpringerPsychology 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.

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