University of Nevada, Reno
October 3, 2011
Mackay Stadium full for a football game

Alumnus encourages student entrepreneurship with $1 million gift

The University's College of Business welcomed to campus today alumnus Rick Sontag, who brought a special gift to the University and its students - a $1 million check.

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Rick Sontag, Greg Mosier, and John Carothers.

Trucks and curved bridge rock and roll in engineering lab

Six full-size pickup trucks took a wild ride on a 145-foot-long, 16-foot-high steel bridge in earthquake engineering experiments.

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An engineer prepares for a shake test

Other News & Announcements

Johnson: ‘Now it is time to move forward’

Expanded diversity initiatives role for Reg Stewart designed, launched through Imagine 2020

International teachers to attend University for in-class training

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Upcoming Events

Beat UNLV Week
Oct. 2-8
Various Locations

Distinguished Lecture Series: Living on Shaky Ground
Thursday, Oct. 6, 5:00 p.m.
Davidson Math and Science Center, Room 110

University Symphony Orchestra: with guest artist James Winn
Thursday, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

Argenta Concert Series: Argenta Trio Crossroads I
Friday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

Homecoming 2011 - "Yo Ho Ho It's the Pack Life for me"
Oct. 10-15
Various Locations

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About the University of Nevada, Reno

Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno has an enrollment of more than 18,000 students. The University is home to one of the country’s largest study-abroad programs and the state’s medical school, and offers outreach and education programs in all Nevada counties. For more information, visit The University of Nevada, Reno.

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