University of Nevada, Reno
February 19, 2014
Engineering Student

Pharmaceutical company seeks to advance protein-replacement therapy discovery

Research by School of Medicine professor and mission to help those with rare form of muscular dystrophy are foundations for agreement between University, Prothelia and Alexion

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Dean Burkin

Public invited to showing of internationally acclaimed energy film

Q&A with local scientists to follow the film

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New interim director of the Academy for the Environment appointed

Maureen McCarthy to guide environmental research, education and management in the Great Basin

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Geology student wins best in Basin and Range presentation at national conference

University graduate student's research mapped out fault lines and geothermal areas of the Black Rock Desert

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Upcoming Events

Northern Nevada DUI Victim Impact Panel 
Wednesday, Feb. 19: 5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Lawlor Events Center, Silver & Blue and Presidents Rooms

Dr. Eduardo Subirats, "Enlightenment in an Age of Destruction"
Thursday, Feb. 20: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. 
William J. Raggio Building , #2006

The Environmental Ethics of Burning Man 
Thursday, Feb. 20: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Mathewson - IGT Knowledge Center, Wells Fargo Room

Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War and the Holocaust 
Saturday, Feb. 22: 7:00 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Sheppard Contemporary

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Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno ranks in the top tier of best national universities by U.S. News and World Report and is steadily growing in enrollment, excellence and reputation. The University serves nearly 21,000 students. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University is home to the University of Nevada School of Medicine, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Wolf Pack Athletics. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefitting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world. For more information, visit

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