University of Nevada, Reno
February 28, 2012
Bill and Dale Raggio

The passing of a legend: Sen. Bill Raggio, 1926-2012

The University mourns the loss of one of its most distinguished graduates.

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Senator Raggio

Long-time University supporter, Martha Jones, remembered

The philanthropic support of Clarence and Martha Jones extends across the breadth of the University from support in the sciences and engineering, to journalism and the liberal arts.

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Clarence and Martha Jones

Other News & Announcements

University remembers Sen. Bill Raggio

President Johnson cites community input, postpones rezone of 104-acres at S. McCarran

'Sagebrush Conversations' talk on Feb. 26

What is the value of a green card?

University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2012

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Upcoming Events

Eating Disorder Awareness Week - Media and Effects on Body Image
Wednesday, Feb. 29: 6 p.m.
Wooster High School

Color Blind: An Evening with Tim Wise
Wednesday, Feb. 29: 7 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballroom

Sagebrush Conversations
Wednesday, Feb. 29: 7 p.m.
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Faculty & Graduate Reading Room, 4th floor

The Higher You Get, the Higher You Get?: A Free Lecture by David Hurst Thomas
Wednesday, Feb. 29: 7 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Theater

University Symphony Orchestra Honors Concert
Thursday, March 1: 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

Reno Chamber Orchestra Concert with guest pianist James Winn
Saturday, March 3: 8 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

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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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