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    2013 News Stories: August

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    Chandra helps Tahoe inform AtitlanGuatemalans learn from Tahoe to help save their Lake Atitlan
    August 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Chandra leads team of researchers to help Guatemala's Lake Atitlan

    College of Education grants set to enhance Nevada’s special education workforce
    August 30, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
    Two University of Nevada, Reno programs target special education instruction needs in Nevada schools.

    Frandsen Humanities'Campus Conversations' begin Feb. 26
    August 30, 2013 • Staff Report
    Informal conversation with campus leaders one of four this fall

    A teacher helps studentA 'Boot Camp' for the mind
    August 29, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    BioFit, the University's first academic boot camp, preps freshmen for success

    Commencement photoJohnson to conference: University on 'front edge' of innovation, talent
    August 28, 2013 • By John Trent
    President Marc Johnson explains the University's value at Governor's Small Business Conference

    Doris Sinofsky thumbnail image86-year-old RSJ grad wins 'Telly' for documentary
    August 27, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
    Doris Sinofsky, a 1949 University graduate, produces award-winning Holocaust documentary.

    College of Business graduates first Online EMBA cohort
    August 26, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
    Participants say the program was well thought out and structured for the online learning environment.

    University Balloon Race Scholarship recipients selected
    August 23, 2013 • Staff Report
    Gregrette Perry and Justin Rashidi each receive $1,500.

    Eelke thumbnailFolmer earns competitive Google Research Award
    August 23, 2013 • Staff Report
    Computer Science and Engineering professor's project one of only three cited in official announcement of award

    Students moving in'Leaping' into new student-hood
    August 23, 2013 • By John Trent
    More than 2,600 students move into residence halls, take in New Student Ceremony

    first biofit program completedUniversity’s new BioFit academic boot camp to help students succeed
    August 22, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The first day of classes is still a few days away, but for 48 biology and neuroscience students, school began last week.

    John Cushman tabUniversity Molecular Biosciences program host fourth graduate student retreat
    August 21, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
    Graduate students will share poster and oral presentations highlighting upcoming research projects.

    University Police Services traffic advisory for Thursday, Aug. 22
    August 21, 2013 • By Todd Renwick
    Motorists are advised that foot traffic increases Monday, Aug. 26 with the start of the 2013 fall semester.

    Studentsm moving inWelcome back, students!
    August 21, 2013 • Staff Report
    Campus awaits arrival of students for 2013-2014 year

    Mario AlpucheElectrochemistry professor awarded $650,000 CAREER chemistry grant
    August 20, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
    University of Nevada, Reno’s Mario Alpuche, receives five year grant from National Science Foundation.

    University of Nevada, Reno welcomes students to campus, residence halls
    August 20, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
    More than 2,600 students will move into the University of Nevada, Reno’s residence halls starting Thursday, Aug. 22.

    CABNR/UNCE Field DayUniversity’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs
    August 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    The public is invited to the annual CABNR/UNCE Field Day, set for Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab.

    Students cheeringPack football hosts 'Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night' on Wednesday
    August 20, 2013 • Staff Report
    Wolf Pack football team to open Wednesday practice to all faculty and staff

    Deborah BoehmUniversity anthropology professor awarded national ACLS Fellowship
    August 19, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
    Deborah Boehm with the College of Liberal Arts is one of 65 faculty members in the country to receive research fellowship.

    iGEM photoHelp send students to academic competition
    August 16, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
    University of Nevada, Reno Biochemistry and Biology students host poker night fundraiser.

    Entrepreneurship programs encourage students to make their ideas a reality
    August 15, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
    College of Business offers entrepreneurship minor and MBA area of emphasis to all students, complementing any major with business-savvy training.

    Student Cadets thumbnailUniversity Police test Emergency Alert System on campus Friday
    August 14, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
    Police Services encourages use of University’s many safety initiatives and resources; addition of new outdoor audible system enhances emergency alert capability.

    tahoe research demo dayNevada researchers collaborate to preserve Lake Tahoe
    August 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    From Tahoe’s mountaintops to the lake’s sandy bottom, University scientists continue to study and find solutions on issues that face the entire Tahoe Basin.

    Lake TahoeUsing Lake Tahoe photographs to blend art and science
    August 14, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
    Peter Goin has been using his photographs and those of others to research the visual history of Lake Tahoe for 25 years.

    Donald Paul StocktonVeterans Services welcomes new outreach technician on campus with VITAL grant
    August 13, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
    Donald “Paul” Stockton joins Veterans Services team, ready to answer questions, assist students this fall.

    Tom Albright thumbnailAlbright's research applicable to piecing together Tahoe's big picture
    August 12, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
    Geography professor Tom Albright brings broad scale data approach to his work.

    David Burgarello thumbnailGierhart, Burgarello named August Employees of Month
    August 12, 2013 • Staff Report
    Both honorees cited for ability to go "above and beyond" during their duties.

    Will Richardson and Kirk Hardie thumbnail imageProfiles in Tahoe research: University graduates help bring Tahoe to the people
    August 9, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
    Will Richardson and Kirk Hardie, University graduates, advance wonders of Lake Tahoe through education.

    quake summit 2013University Hosts earthquake engineering annual meeting: Quake Summit 2013
    August 7, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    Quake Summit 2013, an annual scientific meeting of earthquake engineers is being held at the student union

    Laurel Saito thumbnail imageProfiles in Tahoe research: Laurel Saito
    August 7, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
    Director of hydrologic sciences program excited about water, ecology offerings at University.

    RadishesCooperative Extension and USDA to host workshop for Nevada agriculture
    August 6, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
    Available statewide; includes presenters from the College of Business, the USDA Farm Service Agency, the Governor’s Office on Economic Development and others.

    New student Orientation improves academic success and retention rates
    August 5, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
    Program immerses new students in campus life getting them engaged and ready for their next four years.

    Lake TahoeIt's Tahoe's time
    August 5, 2013 • By John Trent
    Since Vice President Al Gore's first visit in 1997, University research at Tahoe has been notable

    Chaitan Gupta thumbnailProfessor Gupta's final exam: Passing grades for all
    August 5, 2013 • By John Trent
    Professor Chaitan Gupta remembered for a brilliant life, teaching career

    DxDiscovery labBiotech start-up DxDiscovery moves to Applied Research Facility
    August 2, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
    A new Nevada biotechnology corporation based on campus, DxDiscovery, Inc., has begun operations at the University’s Applied Research Facility.

    Department of AnthropologyUniversity archeologist leads excavation at historic landmark in Carson City
    August 2, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
    Archaeology team collaborates with local Native Americans on excavation and preservation of Stewart Indian School listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Shamik SenguptaDr. Shamik Sengupta joins Computer Science and Engineering Department
    August 1, 2013 • Staff Report
    New assistant professor has earned prestigious NSF CAREER award for his work on secure, cognitive radio devices.

    New research to explore game approach to network management
    August 1, 2013 • Staff Report
    NSF-funded project to develop online management and experimentation system for large-scale networks in a game-like environment.

    Computer science and engineering research to study Internet growth
    August 1, 2013 • Staff Report
    New research project in computer science and engineering funds students to map the Internet and improve communication services.

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