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2013 News Stories: May

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Workshop to help small, high-tech companies seeking federal funding
May 30, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Eleven federal agencies support research, development and commercialization for innovative technologies.

Foundation Professors thumbnail2013 University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professors selected
May 30, 2013 • By Roseann Keegan
Iain Buxton, Dhanesh Chandra and Eric Rasmussen recognized for outstanding research and teaching achievements.

Ken Coll thumbnailKen Coll named dean of College of Education
May 29, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Brings breadth of research, service, teaching and administrative experience to key University of Nevada, Reno role; looks forward to working with regional school districts.

Lauren KlaichUniversity welcomes Nevada’s top scholars with signing-day ceremonies
May 29, 2013 • By Jodi Herzik and Natalie Savidge
Seven National Merit Scholarship Finalists and 12 Presidential Scholars honored at events throughout the state.

Charles CoronellaChemical engineering professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair
May 29, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
Chemical engineering professor awarded prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair to conduct research in Sweden on alternative energy technologies

Happy School Days 1912Looking back in time at some of Nevada’s schools and remarkable teachers
May 29, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center’s Special Collections exhibit brings Nevada education to life.

Teachers prepare lesson plansLemelson cohort putting the 'E' in STEM
May 28, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
A new engineering class, developed in partnership with the College of Education, gives area K-12 teachers skills and resources to bring engineering into their classrooms.

Sigma AlphaUniversity club has largest ever number of students reach presidential status
May 28, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
The National Society of Leadership and Success hosted its annual induction ceremony before the University of Nevada, Reno’s spring commencement.

ROTC awards thumbnail imageROTC honors its best
May 24, 2013 • Staff Report
Ceremony held to honor outstanding Cadet achievement.

Mahdi Arezoumandi2013 Nevada Medal for Bridge Engineering Winner Announced
May 23, 2013 • Staff Report
The 2013 Nevada Medal for Distinguished Graduate Student Paper in Bridge Engineering was awarded to a doctoral student at the Missouri University of Science and Technology for his work on concrete beam strength.

Chris Ault thumbnailLongtime coach honored with 'Ault Field at Mackay Stadium' announcement
May 23, 2013 • Staff Report
Chris Ault, winningest football coach in Pack history, to have field named in his honor.

Chris AultUniversity names Chris Ault Field at Mackay Stadium
May 22, 2013 • By Rhonda Lundin
Official unveiling held at Wolf Pack football team's home opener vs. UC Davis on Sept. 7.

Mike MarcottReynolds School of Journalism hosts NPR “next generation” multimedia boot camp
May 22, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
Five journalism students selected to participate in a hands-on learning laboratory under the guidance of today’s top public media journalists.

Gideon CaplovitzGideon Caplovitz lands top 10 finish in 2013 Best Illusion of the Year Contest
May 22, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
International contest attracts best vision scientists in the world for the ninth year.

Anna Koster thumbnailUniversity honors Senior Scholars
May 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Senior Anna Koster honored by two colleges for her achievements.

beth leger herbariumClimate change related to reduced plant size in Nevada’s Great Basin
May 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Plants are shrinking in the Great Basin of Nevada, and warming climate could be the culprit

RadishesExtension and Department of Agriculture offer Good Agricultural Practices Training
May 20, 2013 • By Kayla Johnson
The free, three-day program, sponsored by the USDA, will focus on on-farm food-safety practices related to fruit and vegetable production.

Graduation CapHooray! They did it!
May 20, 2013 • By John Trent
University holds three Commencement Exercises over two days for first time ever.

Nevada LogoSudfeld, 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.

Jacquelyn SundstrandPresident 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 Herz Gold MedalistJustin 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.

andrew geraciNew 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.

President Milt Glick on the QuadGlick Ballroom dedicated as University honors its 'Best'
May 16, 2013 • By John Trent
Honor the Best ceremony honors legacy of Glick, achievements of past year.

Computer science and engineering seniors present capstone projectsEngineering 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.

Dorothy Gallagher thumbnailGallagher, distinguished alumna and Regent, passes away
May 15, 2013 • By John Trent
Dorothy Gallagher's career included groundbreaking tenure on Board of Regents.

Rita ProfileUniversity 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.

Wolf Pack Wall ThumbnailNew 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.

Henry Fu CAREER AwardCollege 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

Flash MobReady, set…flash mob!
May 13, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University marketing students perform surprise dance for unconventional class final.

Master Gardener Plant FaireThousands 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.

Bill EadingtonInternational 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.

Beautiful shot of the Quad and MackaySnedeker, Marizu named co-Employees of Month for May
May 13, 2013 • Staff Report
May's honorees make their divisions and duties special.

Thumbnail image of Harvard studentsStudents in history class earn Harvard honor
May 13, 2013 • By John Trent
Chengli Wang and James Buhain's work selected in prestigious Harvard contest.

Model UN tumbnailInternational 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.

Men's Soccer2013 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.

QuadMore 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.

Campers at a College of Engineering Summer CampNew 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.

Shirley DiazUniversity 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.

Waterfall FireWildfire 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.

Martin Smith in dress bluesUniversity 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.

Knowledge Center exteriorInstallation 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.

Fred SteinmannCooperative 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.

Alicia Barber thumbnailUniversity 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.

Sarah Cowie thumbnailUniversity 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.

Farm ProductsCooperative 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.

Silver and Blue Spring CoverNevada Silver & Blue spring issue now available
May 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Nevada Silver & Blue spring issue is available online.

Leaverton and DeSart-MillerBravo: 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.

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