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    Claire WatkinsUniversity 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.

    strogatz lectureSteven 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.

    2013 Debate TeamUniversity 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.

    College Life 101 ThumbnailU.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.

    Seed starting“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 growth researchNerve 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

    Ruben DagdaCampus 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.

    Renewable Energy Certificate ThumbnailUniversity 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 ForumStudents 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.

    Doug Knuth ThumbnailKnuth 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.

    Olivia Pennell thumbnailEconomics 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.

    Food Services ConferenceReno 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

    University of Nevada Reno QuadGraduate 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 weekBrain 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.

    Wolf Pack debate team members with coachHey, I'm talking here ...
    March 14, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
    University's nationally ranked top 10 debate team hosts national tournament

    Peter Epstein2013 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.

    Students hike to NUniversity 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.

    Mary StewartUniversity 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.

    Fred SteinmannLocal 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.

    Climate change fieldworkA climate of scientific collaboration
    March 12, 2013 • By John Trent
    Researchers move to next phase in providing state real-time climate change data.

    Dough Knuth thumbnailKnuth 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.

    Sontag winnersEscaZyme 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.

    Joe Crowley Student Union exteriorGeib, Hoffman named SEC's Co-March Employees of Month
    March 7, 2013 • Staff Report
    Two mainstays from Theatre and Dance and Purchasing are honored

    Dance party thumbnailWolf Pack Radio, Subtomic host free dance party March 14
    March 6, 2013 • Staff Report
    Free dance party to be held outside Knowledge Center

    Joe Selby thumbnail photoHealth 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.

    Jon PriceUniversity 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.

    Grad housingPublic-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.

    Algerian program thumbnailNevada 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.

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