University of Nevada, Reno
July 2, 2013
Students working on concrete canoe

Concrete canoe team takes 2nd at national competition

University of Nevada, Reno civil engineering students paddled their concrete canoe to a second-place finish at Saturday's national competition.

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Canoe Team

Alex Keene receives sleep research grant

National Science Foundation grants Alex Keene $341,541 to study Mexican cavefish.

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Researchers in cave

Other News & Announcements

Johnson named head baseball coach at the University

University collaborates with Artown during the month of July

High Desert Farming Initiative hoop house construction begins

Art professor completes 460-mile bike ride in the desert

Planetarium’s Dan Ruby flies with NASA tonight for research on center of galaxy

University’s Hogan hosts fourth season of Nat Geo’s Monster Fish

Gaming art: a historical and whimsical look at a different side of the industry

University to join in Geothermal Summit and host National Geothermal Academy

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Upcoming Events

Summer Tuesday Night Movie Series: Escape from Planet Earth
Tuesday, July 2: 9 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Gateway Plaza

S.T.A.R.S. Vocal Ensemble in collaboration with Artown
Saturday, July 6: 7 - 9 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

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Art of Gaming

Opening reception for Art of Gaming in collaboration with Artown
Sunday, July 7: 3 - 5 p.m.
Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center

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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