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2013 News Stories: November

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National verdict: University epicenter of judicial education
November 27, 2013 • By John Trent
For more than 50 years, the epicenter for programs leading to education of judges has run through University.

University representatives take TEDx UniversityofNevada stage next month
November 26, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Tickets for the event go on sale Monday, Dec. 2.

Holiday BooksBooks by University professors and graduates make great holiday gifts
November 26, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Eight books are available, ranging from fictional short stories to nonfictional and inspirational.

Wild West Shootout raises money for autism
November 26, 2013 • Staff Report
The 10th Annual Wild West Shootout is set for Dec. 4-7 at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School to raise money for the University’s Early Childhood Autism Program.

Students look at a computer screenComputer science and engineering students take 6th at programming competition
November 25, 2013 • Staff Report
Students from the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery placed 6 out of more than 70 teams at the regional programming competition at Brigham Young University in October.

Keck MuseumUniversity’s Keck Museum to exhibit Nevada’s moon rocks
November 21, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Public invited to open house/unveiling Dec. 13 in historic Mackay School of Mines building.

Davidson Math Building exteriorEhleringer, Prest are November Employees of Month
November 20, 2013 • Staff Report
Both awardees go beyond job description to help campus.

Great Basin conferenceGreat Basin natural resource issues and research to be discussed by agencies
November 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Natural resource issues facing the Great Basin - and the research behind solutions - will be at the forefront of conversation next month during the annual Great Basin Consortium Conference.

Chinese DelegationChinese Delegation visits University’s campus
November 18, 2013 • By Annie Conway
USAC renews agreement with Southwest University for Nationalities.

Mackay exterior'Campus Conversations' set for Nov. 18
November 15, 2013 • Staff Report
President, Provost, Faculty Senate Chair on hand for informal discussion of campus issues.

University students to host water forum
November 15, 2013 • By Annie Conway
University students discuss water issues at the 10th Annual Student World Water Forum.

Students apply course concepts through service-learning
November 15, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno students gain real-life experience through community-based learning .

ROTC color guardPurple Heart recipient Sgt. Trey Humphrey speaks at University’s military ball
November 14, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Congressman Mark Amodei presents ceremonial coin to ROTC Program during celebration of military tradition.

Brian GreenePhysicist Brian Greene brings “Why Science Matters” lecture to University
November 13, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists and an entertaining communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts, will be speaking Dec. 5

Mars incInternationally recognized business leaders visit Nevada
November 12, 2013 • By Jill Stockton
“Building a High-Performance Team for Brand Management and Corporate Affairs;” program to share proven lessons of success.

University’s College of Business ranks Top 25 for Part-time MBA Program
November 8, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Bloomberg Businessweek highlights the University of Nevada, Reno’s Academic indicator by ranking it No. 1.

Scott TylerUniversity professor to be honored at National Groundwater Expo
November 7, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Scott Tyler will receive the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering in December.

David Leitner - one of 80David Leitner's paper in Chemical Physics chosen for 80th anniversary collection
November 6, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A paper written by Chemical Physics Program Director David Leitner was selected for a collection of 80 outstanding articles published by The Journal of Chemical Physics to celebrate its 80th anniversary.

Richard O. Davies honored by University’s “Nevada Writers Hall of Fame”
November 6, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Distinguished history professor emeritus will be inducted Nov. 14.

University named top military-friendly school
November 6, 2013 • By Annie Conway
As Veteran’s Day approaches, Veteran Services at the University of Nevada, Reno celebrates national recognition.

University welcomes electric cars with new charging stations
November 5, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Partnering with NV Energy, two electric vehicle charging stations are located inside campus parking complexes; demonstration Thursday at 2 p.m.

Campus scenic photoUnited Way campaign makes final push for campaign goal
November 5, 2013 • Staff Report
The annual campus effort to help improve northern Nevada life wraps up Nov. 15.

Students set to benefit with new financial literacy program
November 5, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno offers a free online tool to help students and new alumni take control of their finances

PlanetariumFleischmann Planetarium celebrates 50 years
November 5, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Science center continues its history of connecting the public to the University campus; offers $1 roll-back admission price now through Jan. 12.

StringhamUniversity professor receives Secretary of Agriculture’s Honor Award
November 1, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Professor Tamzen Stringham honored for work with ecological site team.

Sinclair buildingCity of Reno and University partner to support, enhance downtown
November 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Proposed lease-to-purchase of City building would provide downtown presence for University; convenient hub for community and business outreach.

Building for student success
November 1, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Expanded Earthquake Engineering Lab nears completion as other major University construction projects move forward .

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