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2013 News Stories: June

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Alex KeeneBiology researcher receives sleep research grant
June 28, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
National Science Foundation grants Alex Keene $341,541 to study Mexican cavefish.

University collaborates with Artown during the month of July
June 27, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Five festival events hosted on campus.

Joe DeLappeArt professor completes 460-mile bike ride in the desert
June 26, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Joseph DeLappe chalks out 10,000 square miles of usable space for solar farm.

Monster FishUniversity’s Hogan hosts fourth season of Nat Geo’s Monster Fish
June 25, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Research professor travels the globe finding, studying and preserving planet’s largest freshwater fish.

dan ruby flies with NASAPlanetarium’s Dan Ruby flies with NASA tonight for research on center of galaxy
June 25, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dan Ruby, the Planetarium’s associate director will be closer to the stars than ever as he rides in NASA’s flying observatory SOFIA at the edge of the atmosphere.

Card Shark MiniGaming art: a historical and whimsical look at a different side of the industry
June 25, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Special Collections at the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries creates The Art of Gaming+ exhibit.

Geothermal 2012 AcademyUniversity to join in Geothermal Summit and host National Geothermal Academy
June 25, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University professor to sit on discussion panel at the National Geothermal Summit.

Members of the University's 2013 Concrete Canoe teamConcrete canoe team takes 2nd at national competition
June 25, 2013 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno civil engineering students paddled their concrete canoe to a second-place finish at Saturday's national competition.

hoop house constructionHigh Desert Farming Initiative hoop house construction begins
June 24, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Construction is underway on six hoop houses for the High Desert Farming Initiative, a University of Nevada, Reno farming demonstration project.

Carson City earthquake swarm attracts attention of emergency managers
June 21, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Nevada Seismological Lab and Nevada Department of Emergency Management send preparedness messages.

Cover ArtInternational scholars to attend eighth biennial conference on University campus
June 21, 2013 • Staff Reports
University of Nevada, Reno College of Education hosts International Academy for Intercultural Research.

NursingOrvis faculty invited to prestigious leadership program
June 18, 2013 • By Anne McMillin
Executive program cultivates tomorrow’s nursing leaders.

Brittany Kent Lionel RuckstuhlHigh school students go high tech at University’s multimedia boot camp
June 14, 2013 • By Angela Bakker
Ten local high school students receive rigorous instruction and hands-on experience at Knowledge Center in media and research activities

national concrete canoe competitionEngineering students ready for national concrete canoe competition June 20
June 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Concrete canoe team to hold one last training session at Sparks Marina Saturday morning before leaving Sunday to compete in the 2013 Nationals at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

franco biondiProfessor Franco Biondi awarded prestigious Fellowship to Harvard
June 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Franco Biondi has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to conduct research at Harvard University’s 3,500-acre forest research laboratory, Harvard Forest.

IMC presentersIntegrated Marketing Communications team competes in national competition
June 13, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
University students place 17th in National Student Advertising Competition.

cuban dancer thumbnailGilman Scholarship winners travel to interesting locales this summer to study
June 11, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Rosemary McCarthy also overseas as a visiting professor for the studies abroad program.

Katie Hill Small PhotoGraduate student to participate in GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy
June 11, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Kathleen Hill is one of 30 selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.

Nevada ThumbnailNevada sets records in latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate Report
June 11, 2013 • By Chad Hartley
Six Nevada sports set or matched a record and 11 programs matched or bettered their scores from a year ago in the latest APR report.

epscor nexus grant$23 million research to study links between environment, water, solar energy
June 11, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno will build the cyber foundation and provide scientific and technical expertise in a multi-institution, $23 million collaborative research project

Commissioning cerermony thumbnail12 senior cadets commissioned into U.S. Army
June 10, 2013 • Staff Report
Graduates are told: 'Lead by example'

Ansari BusinessAnnual classified recognition reception set for Wednesday
June 7, 2013 • Staff Report
Employees on campus to be honored for achievement, service.

Braden Shipley thumbnailShipley selected 15th by Arizona Diamondbacks
June 7, 2013 • By Jack Kuestermeyer
University junior pitcher taken in first round of the Major League Baseball draft.

Mridul Gautam thumbnailMridul Gautam named vice president for research and innovation
June 7, 2013 • By Jane Tors
WVU associate vice president brings extensive experience, enthusiasm; joins University in October 2013.

Annie Leonard Bumble BeeFirst-year professor receives $465,000 National Science Foundation grant
June 6, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University of Nevada, Reno’s Anne Leonard investigates specialization by bumble bees.

Wolf Pack thumbnailUniversity’s rifle, men’s golf teams again honored by NCAA
June 5, 2013 • By Chad Hartley
For the third time for each program, the teams have earned Public Recognition Awards as part of the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program.

Herds and Harvest Workshop ParticipantsCooperative Extension hosts workshop on building successful produce business
June 5, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The workshop is part of Extension’s “Herds and Harvest” Program, which combines workshops and one-on-one mentoring to support Nevada agricultural producers.

Lambda Psi Rho logoUniversity honored as one of top-10 'Great Greek Life' colleges
June 4, 2013 • Staff Report
According to Online, the University offers a variety of Greek options that promote culture, service and education.

Tiny McLachlan thumbnail imageHernandez, McLachlan share June Employee Award
June 3, 2013 • Staff Report
Both employees of month share 'can-do' attitude.

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