University of Nevada, Reno
May 16, 2011
Scrugham Engineering Building

New major prepares students for changing industry

To meet the demands of the marketplace, the University of Nevada, Reno has combined disciplines and added a new major to its roster: computer science and engineering.

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Professors posing

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

Other News & Announcements

New director of Office of Human Research Protection named

ASUN Bookstore raises money, buys books for local schools

Researchers find partial smoking ban makes economic sense

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Upcoming Events

  • Reno Wind Symphony
    Sunday, May 22, 3:00 p.m.
    Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts Building
  • USAC/UNR Australia Info Session
    Monday, May 23, 12:00 p.m.
    USAC Office, Virginia Street Gym
  • BCN Purchasing Surplus Property Sale
    Friday, May 27, 8:00 a.m.
    Surplus Property Warehouse/ 425 Church Lane

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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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