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2013 News Stories: September

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David Feil-SeiferDr. David Feil-Seifer joins Computer Science and Engineering Department
September 30, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
New assistant professor focuses on developing robotic systems that can help in health care, therapeutic settings

Navatar Glass AppNavatar Glass App may help blind individuals navigate indoor environments
September 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Navatar, a technology developed in the Engineering Department to help the blind navigate indoor environments, may become more usable, accurate and non-obtrusive using the popular wearable computing technology called Google Glass.

ChappellA summer of Steinway success
September 30, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Engineering student Cameron Chappell blends music, engineering during summer internships.

Brittany Lake TahoeEnvironmental science student receives undergraduate research fellowship
September 27, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Brittany Beebe received a competitive fellowship award based on her work with invasive species at the University's Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis Lab.

Ed KolodziejNew data shows agricultural anabolic steroids regenerate in aquatic ecosystems
September 26, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Research finds new reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of steroidal substances in aquatic environments.

Argenta Concert SeriesArgenta Concert Series rings in three years at the University; first concert Friday
September 26, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
New eight-concert chamber music series and renovations in Church Fine Arts Building offer expanded musical experiences for students and community.

Warren LerudeLerude pens biography on Robert Laxalt
September 26, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
“Robert Laxalt: Story of a Storyteller” sheds light into the less illuminated corners of Laxalt’s personal and career sagas.

Pereira thumbnailUniversity alumnus brings architecture exhibit to Nevada Museum of Art
September 25, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Colin Robertson highlights the architecture work of William L. Pereira; exhibit runs through Oct. 13

Sam and SarahMcNair Scholars have big plans post-graduation
September 25, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
13 undergraduate scholars learn the ins and outs of graduate school and the importance of higher education.

Customized Employment Project offers community members with disabilities hope
September 25, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities program designed to help Nevadans with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure employment in community-based settings.

Pressure CanningCooperative Extension offering pressure canner testing
September 23, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
With many Nevadans choosing to grow more of their own food, they are also doing their own canning. And, “pressure-canning” is becoming increasing popular.

President Johnson at inauguration'State of the University' address set for Oct. 9
September 23, 2013 • Staff Report
President Marc Johnson will address a variety of topics during annual talk

KUNR TumbnailKUNR celebrates 50-year anniversary
September 20, 2013 • By Annie Conway
University of Nevada, Reno’s public radio station celebrates past and looks forward to future.

unmanned autonomous sytems minor offeredNew unmanned autonomous systems minor degree offered by College of Engineering in spring semester
September 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
New unmanned autonomous systems minor degree offered by College of Engineering.

Beautiful photo of Mackay Mines BuildingParkyn, Hess named Co-Employees of Month
September 20, 2013 • Staff Report
Electricians rendered first aid to injured student

Sneak peak new uniformsMarching Band unveils new uniforms at Saturday’s football game
September 19, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Growing band continues fundraising effort through Greater Nevada Credit Union and University Foundation.

Students focus on networking & community involvement during Business Week
September 19, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno College of Business student-driven event designed to inform the community of the impact business has across all disciplines.

Galleries directorNew art director updates spaces and brings fresh ideas to campus
September 18, 2013 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno hires Paul Baker-Prindle as director of University Galleries for the Department of Art.

University CampusGet ready to drop, cover and hold on for The Great Nevada ShakeOut
September 18, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University faculty, staff and students will partake in earthquake drill at 10:17 a.m., Oct. 17.

University student population on the rise with students increasing course loads
September 16, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Freshmen class is the largest ever with more than 3,000 enrolled this fall.

Transforming the campus experience
September 16, 2013 • By Jane Tors
E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center project to transform University campus experience.

Forgiveness PanelUniversity holds Multi-Faith Panel Discussion on Forgiveness on September 11
September 13, 2013 • Staff Report
Regional leaders belonging to different religions and denominations participated in the Multi-Faith Panel Discussion on Forgiveness on September 11.

Pesticide TrainingCooperative Extension offers training for use of pesticides
September 13, 2013 • By Tiffany Kozsan
Cooperative Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a free workshop to train people throughout the state how to properly handle and use pesticides.

Excited fans at gameJohnson encourages campus to wear blue for 'Wolf Pack Fridays'
September 10, 2013 • Staff Report
University, in partnership with City, wants campus, community to wear blue on Fridays.

Jay DavisonCooperative Extension hosts tour of alternative crop field trials
September 10, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Jay Davison has been helping Nevada farmers experiment with alternative crops for more than 15 years. Join him for a tour in Fallon, Nev. Sept. 13.

Thumbnail Hay RideUniversity’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs
September 10, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Public invited to event Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab.

Joe Crowley Student UnionTop Tier again
September 10, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Students success, quality of faculty help University crack U.S. News' 'best' rankings.

William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center Progress Update
September 10, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Final name for the William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center approved and construction ramps up around Getchell Library

School of Medicine, Renown Health announce partnership exploration steering committee
September 9, 2013 • By Susan Hill, APR
The School of Medicine and Renown have had many collaborations over the years, including a medical residency program for more than three decades.

Chris Ault'Chris Ault Field' unveiled on Saturday
September 9, 2013 • Staff Report
The Wolf Pack's former football coach honored with naming of field.

Colin Kaepernick thumbnailKap opens 2013 season with a bang
September 9, 2013 • Staff Report
Just like in 2012, ex-Wolf Pack QB comes up golden for 49ers

FlowersCooperative Extension team seeks better compostable plant containers
September 6, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Heidi Kratsch, Cooperative Extension horticulturist, and her team are conducting research on possible new soy- and corn-based alternatives for bioplastic, compostable plant containers.

Jessica BaldridgeSomething old, someone new
September 5, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
First female cannon crew commander to set off cannon at Saturday’s football game.

Student Speaker Competition ThumbnailStudents needed for speaker spot at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014
September 4, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Competition is open to all University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate and graduate students.

Bernadette Longo quoted on KUNR regarding smoke danger
September 4, 2013 • Staff Report
Nursing professor Bernadette Longo tells KUNR that smoke from wildfires can cause other health effects to emerge.

Campus safety programs and resources available to students, faculty and staff throughout the year
September 3, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
The University of Nevada, Reno provides resources and training opportunities to promote campus safety and security.

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