University of Nevada, Reno
April 3, 2012
Elementary kids posing

Satres announce $5 million gift to K-12 education, medicine and athletics

Phil and Jennifer Satre have announced a $5 million gift to the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation from the Satre Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Western Nevada.

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Jennifer and Phil Satre

Thompson straddles two storytelling worlds

Wright Thompson, speaker for the 48th Scripps Dinner, visited with Reynolds School of Journalism students, discussing why it's people and places that matter.

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Wright and Sonia Thompson

Other News & Announcements

Wellness and weight management services available to employees

Prominent national philosopher discusses democracy’s need for the humanities

University students to participate in Google AdWords online challenge

Northern Nevada International Center hosts 13th Annual Global Gala

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Upcoming Events

Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Reno Aces
Tuesday, April 3: 6:05 p.m.
Aces Ball Park

Career Fair
Wednesday, April 4: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Grand Ballroom

Unity Week: From Gangster to Professor
Thursday, Apr 5: 5 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballroom A

Argenta Trio Crossroads III with guest artist Ida Kavafian
Friday, April 6: 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

5th Annual Stompin’ with the Pack Step Show
Saturday, April 7: 12-5 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballrooms

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About the University of Nevada, Reno

Founded in 1874 as Nevada’s land-grant university, the University of Nevada, Reno ranks in the top tier of best national universities by U.S. News and World Report. With nearly 20,000 students, the University is driven to contribute a culture of student success, world-improving research and outreach that enhances communities and business. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University has the system’s largest research program and is home to the state’s medical school. Bringing outreach and education programs to all Nevada counties and home to one of the largest study-abroad consortiums, the University extends across the state and around the world. For more information, visit

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