University of Nevada, Reno
May 29, 2012
Concrete canoe competition

Canoes made of concrete to race in national meet at University

They build canoes out of concrete. Concrete they design and engineer so it can float. Then they race. "They" are 22 teams of students from around the country who will be competing here in the national concrete canoe competition June 14-16.

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Students competing in concrete canoe competition

Director of Geology receives Lifetime Achievement Award

University of Nevada, Reno Director of Geology recognized for his contributions in earthquake risk reduction.

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Jonathan Price

Other News & Announcements

New Business Success Center opens at Urban Chamber of Commerce

Computer Science department researchers design indoor navigation system for blind

Graduates honored with awards

University honors the 'Best'

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Upcoming Events

Summer Session: Free Barbecue
Thursday, May 31: 12-1 p.m.
Barnes Plaza (in front of Getchell)

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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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