University of Nevada, Reno
February 28, 2011
University Quad

University names VP Health Sciences and Medical School Dean

Thomas L. Schwenk has been named vice president of the University's Division of Health Sciences and dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. His appointment follows on an impressive career highlighted by active clinical practice, an extensive publication record, teaching, visiting professorships and administrative experience.

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Thomas Schwenk

NFA, Faculty Senate honor Raggio, talk budget

Raggio, who retired earlier this year following a record-setting 38-year tenure in the Nevada State Senate, was honored by the Nevada Faculty Alliance and Faculty Senate with "A Hero of Higher Education" award for his commitment and advocacy for higher education in Nevada.

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Other News & Announcements

University professor honored by Governor

Oral History Program publishes We Were All Athletes

Multiethnic Coalition welcomes filmmakers to University

'Embrace Spring through Sound and Movement'

University faculty member wins AGU award

University welcomes newest Dean’s Future Scholars

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Nevada megafish researcher in Nat Geo Magazine

Nevada Rep production looks at volatility of relationships

Fifteen Nevada students named to Who's Who list

Pack's Robinson semi-finalist for Sullivan Award

University celebrates Black History Month

Journalism students relish 'super' opportunity

Upcoming Events

  • Journalism Week:
    Bold Faces in News

    March 1-3
    Various locations
  • Fulbright Opportunities for Faculty
    Tuesday, March 1, 11 a.m.
    Joe Crowley Student Union, Room 320
  • Beats and Blue Notes: An Evening of Jazz and Poetry
    Thursday, March 3, 7 p.m.
    Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom
  • Film Premier: "Columbus Day Legacy"
    Tuesday, March 1, 6:30 p.m.
    Joe Crowley Student Union Theater
  • Nevada Rep: "Fat Pig"
    Various Dates and Times 
    Redfield Studio Theatre

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About the University of Nevada, Reno

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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