University of Nevada, Reno
October 9, 2012
Earthquake lab during experiment

Earthquake engineering lab expansion reaches milestone

24,500-square-foot expansion to make engineering lab largest of its kind.

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A worker at the earthquake lab

“Envirohaven” student entrepreneurs incorporate; frame first prototype

Student entrepreneurial team Envirohaven unveils a prototype of their 1,400-square-foot, self-contained, energy-efficient home package at an open house.

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Envirohaven prototype

Other News & Announcements

First Lady Michelle Obama visits campus

Internationally known scholar presents 'Crrrritique' Nov. 2

UNCE program earns prestigious NIFA award

United Way Campaign underway

2012 Earth Science Week provides free geological field trip

On high-tech's frontier: Engineering grad Lent shares story

Gaming executives gather in Tahoe to learn; face-off in management competition

McNair Scholars Program gives hope to future graduate students

School of Medicine announces senior leadership additions

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Upcoming Events

Meredyth Lewis Lecture-Recital on Baroque Music for Solo Harpsichord
Wednesday, Oct. 10: 6p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

Executive Vice President and Provost Candidate Open Forum
Thursday, Oct. 11: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union Theater

"The Gold Rush Letters" book publication event
Saturday, Oct. 13: 1-3 p.m.
Nevada Historical Society

Out of Africa and the Evolution of Human Behavior: Richard Klein
Tuesday, Oct. 16: 7-9 p.m.
Jot Travis Building, Room 100

Discover Science Lecture Series
Tuesday, Oct. 16: 7-8:30 p.m.
Davidson Math and Science Center, Redfield Auditorium

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