University of Nevada, Reno
May 16, 2012
Setting up the quad for commencement

Record-breaking Commencement on tap

The University will confer 2,215 degrees and certificates, the largest number of graduation applicants in the University's history.

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Students at commencement

Physics students take home Sontag Entrepreneurship Award, and $50,000

A group of physics students has taken home the Sontag Entrepreneurship Award, and the $50,000 prize money that comes with it, in the competition's inaugural year.

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Students receiving check

Other News & Announcements

Reynolds students receive more than $103,000 in scholarships

Anthropology students win big in anthropology competition

Lyon 4-H’ers get a jump on their college careers

'Mother Quad' readies for Commencement

A milestone 'fused' through partnership

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Upcoming Events

Honor the Best
Wednesday, May 16: 3 - 6 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom, 4th Floor

Orvis School of Nursing Convocation
Thursday, May 17: 12 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballroom

3rd Annual Black Graduates Celebration
Friday, May 18: 12:30 - 2 p.m.
Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center, Wells Fargo Auditorium

School of the Arts Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 18: 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Theater

Reno Wind Symphony
Sunday, May 20: 3 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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