University of Nevada, Reno
October 2, 2013
Campus Aerial

Navatar Glass App may help blind individuals navigate indoor environments

The technology developed in the Engineering Department to help the blind navigate indoor environments may become more usable, accurate and non-obtrusive using the popular wearable computing technology called Google Glass.

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University mainstay Trexler passes away, service set for Friday

For more than 40 years, Georgianna "George" Trexler was a key performer in campus' success.

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Other News & Announcements

Lerude pens biography on Robert Laxalt

New data shows agricultural anabolic steroids regenerate in aquatic ecosystems

Argenta Concert Series rings in three years at the University; first concert Friday

Environmental science student receives undergraduate research fellowship

University alumnus brings architecture exhibit to Nevada Museum of Art

McNair Scholars have big plans post-graduation

Customized Employment Project offers community members with disabilities hope

Nevada Silver & Blue wins top journalism awards

University lauded for work to accelerate Latino student success

Nevada Living Learning Community receives silver LEED distinction

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Upcoming Events

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the new Nevada Career Studio
Wednesday, Oct. 2: 3-5 p.m.
Thompson Building, 101A

Great Presentation: Provost Carman, "Life in the Mud"
Wednesday, Oct. 2: 4-5 p.m.
Nevada Living Learning Community, 141

Dean's Quarterly Breakfast with Alan Stavitsky
Thursday, Oct. 3: 7:30 a.m.
Harrah's Reno, 219 N. Center St. Reno, NV 89501

Burning Inquiry: In Search of Ritual
Thursday, Oct. 3: 7-9 p.m.
Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center 

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Night of all Nations

Night of All Nations 2013
Friday, Oct. 4: 6-9 p.m.
Lawlor Events Center, Main Arena

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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