University of Nevada, Reno
May 9, 2011

2011 Foundation Professors Cushman, Keef and Kim honored

John Cushman, Kathleen Keef, and Kwang Jin Kim, three distinguished University of Nevada, Reno professors, were recently named Foundation Professors in recognition of their outstanding research and teaching achievements. The University's Foundation awards each a grant of $5,000 for three years to be used to further their professional endeavors.

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University awarded $569,000 National Science Foundation grant

Qizhen Li, a faculty member in the University of Nevada, Reno's chemical and materials engineering department, has been awarded a highly competitive National Science Foundation five-year CAREER Award.

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Qizhen Li

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65-year-old student to ride bicycle 545 miles for HIV/AIDS

Education professor receives national recognition for work

Researchers find partial smoking ban makes economic sense

Libraries offer 'eReader' feature for campus

New director of Office of Human Research Protection named

ASUN Bookstore raises money, buys books for local schools

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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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