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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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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