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

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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