University of Nevada, Reno
May 8, 2012

University faculty win three NSHE Regents’ Awards

Awards granted to researchers and advisers across the state's eight institutions who demonstrate excellence in both research and education.

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Faramarz Gordaninejad, Qizhen Li and Cynthia Birk

University's NSBDC to “graduate” entrepreneurs across state

This June, 125 Nevadans across the state will graduate from the NxLeveL training program that encourages small-business expansion and promotes economic development.

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Other News & Announcements

Governor proclaims 'State Employee Week'

Top University debater honored

Reno student wins Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

Enterprising All-Stars

Seismic Characterization and Offshore Seismic Research Project at San Onofre

Big Brothers Big Sisters visit University for third annual Science Day

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Students gain professional experience through Microsoft contest and internships

University celebrates 25 years of partnership with Japanese college

Graduate students show more than 200 students around campus for Engineers Day

Awards banquet recognizes University’s outstanding clubs

Rapid Sierra Nevada uplift tracked by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno

University wins regional human resources competition

University of Nevada, Reno researchers discover new research use for plaque

Upcoming Events

Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, May 9: 4 p.m.
Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center, Room 124

Argenta Concert Series presents an Evening with David Shifrin
Friday, May 11: 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

Native American Student Org's 5K Fun Run, Walk, Stroll, or Roll
Saturday, May 12: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mackay Stadium

Women's Health Awareness Day
Saturday, May 12: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Center for Molecular Medicine, Atrium

The Composer is Dead! w/ Reno Pops
Saturday, May 12: 7:30 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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