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2013 News Stories: October

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Hamilton RoboticsHamilton Robotics, University collaborate for robotic biochemistry research
October 31, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Research and development agreement creates new, high-tech learning opportunity for students.

International teachers offer broad experience and insight
October 31, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Teacher fellows from 18 countries attended University of Nevada, Reno College of Education for intensive, professional development .

Honors Program highlights student exchange with Germany
October 30, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno welcomes Christopher Zintl as part of a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.

New SwanNew swan makes Manzanita Lake her home
October 29, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
University’s swan to be named by public voting, poll closes Nov. 15.

Reg Stewart named chief diversity officer
October 29, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Appointment signals University commitment to diversity, access, opportunity.

Pedestrian SafetyPedestrian safety still major priority for Davidson Academy and Police Services
October 29, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
2014 Pedestrian Safety Awareness Campaign receives $24,000 grant from Nevada Department of Public Safety.

Major General YenterNevada Alumni Association honors many at annual Homecoming Gala
October 29, 2013 • Staff Report
Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter named Alumnus of the Year; Football Alumni Chapter is Chapter of the Year.

Leticia ServinCooperative Extension strives to help Latino high school students succeed
October 29, 2013 • By Tiffany Kozsan
Leticia Servin spent her summer with the families of Latino students entering high school, especially those with limited resources, preparing them to succeed in high school.

Diatetics classDietetics programs receive accreditation
October 28, 2013 • By Annie Conway
The University's Dietetic Internship Program and the Undergraduate Dietetic Programs receives reaccreditation.

Zong TianTier-1 transportation research centers approved for University
October 28, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University has received two Tier-1 University Transportation Center grants from Dept. of Transportation.

Majority of students support fitness facilities fee
October 28, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Advisory vote completed as part of process for proposed, new student fee to enhance wellness and recreation resources on campus.

Ghassan JabbourOld technology enables new approaches to sustainability
October 24, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
New director of Renewable Energy Center focuses on low-cost approaches to manufacturing renewable energy materials

Clayton College DayUniversity rallied with Clayton middle school students
October 24, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Students and faculty, Nevada Wolf Shop and Nevada Athletics helped inspire middle school students to prepare for college.

Equestrian Center signNevada Equine Assisted Therapy moves to University’s Equestrian Center
October 24, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
University supports local small business and economic growth.

Mae Gustin thumbnailProfessor visits Scotland to showcase monitoring systems that measure mercury
October 24, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
University’s Mae Gustin presents research at prestigious international conference.

Johnson says the University's 'hearts and prayers go out to the students and teachers'
October 22, 2013 • By Marc Johnson
President Marc Johnson sent a message to campus saying Monday's tragedy marks 'a moment of profound sadness for our community'

Wolfie Jr. and RebelWolf Pack-Rebel rivalry: We're all Nevadans
October 22, 2013 • By John Trent
Perhaps more similarities than differences in state's biggest sporting rivalry

Reno ArchHistoric Quad turns into Nevadaville, Reno Arch illuminates blue
October 21, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Ninety-third University Homecoming celebrated on campus and throughout community.

UNLV and Nevada mascotsRegents encourage sportsmanship amid Nevada/UNLV rivalry
October 21, 2013 • Staff Report
Regents Page and Trachok call fans to respect and ethical behavior.

Paula Kerger PBSPresident of PBS visits with media students
October 18, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Paula Kerger discusses public broadcasting during luncheon with the Reynolds School journalism students.

Danielle SwansonSecondary education major receives scholarship
October 18, 2013 • By Annie Conway
State Treasurer Kate Marshall, Guinn family members and College Savings Plans of Nevada (Board) presented the 2013 Kenny C. Guinn Millennium Scholarship to Swanson.

Bruce Moran thumbnailHistory professor heads to Philly next year for research fellowship
October 16, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Bruce Moran is selected as Gordon Cain Distinguished Fellow.

State demographer releases population projections
October 16, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Gaming continues to be Nevada’s biggest driver for employment statewide; education and healthcare offer the most room for growth.

University premieres collaborative archeological documentary “Hidden Cave”
October 15, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Filmed and produced by Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center staff, the film highlights teamwork between archeologists and the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe.

ROTC Rope CrossCreating a culture of fitness is priority for University cadets
October 15, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
ROTC Program emphasizes importance of healthy living and physical fitness.

New PSA SystemCampus to participate in Great Nevada ShakeOut Thursday
October 15, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
550,000 Nevada participants, including the University of Nevada, Reno, will practice for an earthquake.

Thumbnail of AnsariCarl, Prescott named October Employees of Month
October 15, 2013 • Staff Report
Both recipients helped their organizations through challenging times.

Eric RasmussenShakespeare as script doctor?
October 15, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
University's renowned Shakespeare scholar Eric Rasmussen weighs in on latest research.

Beautiful scenic photoUnited Way campaign set for Oct. 15-Nov. 15
October 14, 2013 • Staff Report
Campus participation encouraged by University President Marc Johnson.

Dr. CesarioUniversity medical fraternity hosts first lectureship
October 11, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Dr. Thomas Cesario will lead discussion on infectious disease.

Ceccarelli retirement partyNV Energy Foundation pledges $450,000 to renewable energy studies
October 11, 2013 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno reaches $2 million in funding for renewable energy research since 2007.

President Marc JohnsonJohnson's 'State of University': Time for campus to 're-balance' and grow
October 10, 2013 • By John Trent
President Marc Johnson lays out plan for campus, faculty, research growth.

March from the ArchMarch from the Arch, Homecoming Carnival on Oct. 25 added to week-long events
October 10, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
City of Reno supports the March, encourages community to wear blue on Wolf Pack Fridays.

Campus scenic thumbnailUnited Way campaign to run Oct. 15-Nov. 15
October 8, 2013 • Staff Report
A number of incentives are being offered by annual campaign.

University Fraternity and Sorority Life members receive national recognition
October 7, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Fraternity and sorority members honored for their commitment to community service, campus leadership and academic success.

Gwen DePoloUniversity recognizes first-year Honors Program students
October 4, 2013 • By Annie Conway
University welcomes 121 incoming students into the highly selective Honors Program this semester.

kamkwamba lectureMalawian inventor, author and student William Kamkwamba to speak at Student Union
October 4, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
William Kamkwamba, co-author of the New York Times best-selling book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope, will give a public lecture Saturday, Oct. 19.

RevazovaEngaging the Native community
October 4, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
RSJ grad student's film "Never to be Forgotten" honored by Nat'l Endowment for the Arts.

Professor KocsisGoldcorp continues mining education support with $750,000 gift to University
October 3, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Professor begins second year of teaching and mining ventilation research at University of Nevada, Reno.

Night of All Nations thumbnailInternational Club to host annual Night of All Nations
October 3, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Celebrating cultural diversity on the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus for 31 years.

Earth Science Field TripUniversity hosts Earth Science Week Field Trip October 12 and 13
October 2, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Participants can take part in earth science discovery hike to collect rocks and map local geology.

jeff baguleyBiology’s Baguley on team investigating Gulf of Mexico oil spill effects
October 2, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Jeff Baguley, a faculty member in the College of Science, has been studying the soft-sediment ecosystem of the ocean floor in the Gulf of Mexico since 2000.

Lianne BarnesHonors student receives 2013 National Collegiate Honors Council award
October 2, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Named a Portz Scholar, Lianne Barnes is one of only three to be recognized in the nation.

Silver and Blue coverNevada Silver & Blue wins top journalism awards
October 2, 2013 • Staff Report
Magazine takes home four awards in Nevada Press Association's Best of Nevada Journalism 2013 contest.

University lauded for work to accelerate Latino student success
October 2, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
College Life 101 program recognized by Excelencia in Education as a national benchmark for diversity in higher education.

George Trexler thumbnailUniversity mainstay Trexler passes away, service set for Friday
October 2, 2013 • By John Trent
For more than 40 years, Georgianna "George" Trexler was a key performer in campus' success

Nevada Living Learning Community LEEDNevada Living Learning Community receives silver LEED distinction
October 1, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Environmentally friendly building is second on University of Nevada, Reno campus and 19th in the Reno/Sparks area to achieve certification.

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