University of Nevada, Reno
October 23, 2012
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University welcomes new students, most National Merit Scholars

The University welcomed 18,227 undergraduate and graduate students to campus this fall and 16 more National Merit Scholars.

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Students on the quad

Two-day undergraduate Commencement set for May

Two-day format for undergraduate graduation due to growing enrollment, increased retention.

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Students at Graduation

Other News & Announcements

Theatre First Flight and Opening Night Friday

Campus Profiles: Meet Lydia DeFlorio

Student wins art award in spring, leads to national exhibit opportunity

Journalism students' reporting on reinventing Reno featured on

Engineering students part of international exchange program in China

It's always summer for Engineering's Summer Camps

USAC student interns in Torino kindergarten

New coating for aluminum developed to replace cancer-causing product

Students advance to world championship in synthetic biology competition

Campus Profiles: Meet Hyun-Joo Jeon

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Upcoming Events

Burning Inquiry: The Burning Man Lecture
Wednesday, Oct. 24: 7 p.m.
Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center, Wells Fargo Auditorium

Faculty Recital: Marina Roznitosvky on Harp
Saturday, Oct. 27: 7 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

USAC Orientation II: Alumni Chat
Monday, Oct. 29: 7-9 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballroom A

Argenta Concert Series: James Winn with Nevada's Adela H. Park
Monday, Oct. 29: 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

Campus conversations with President, Provost, Faculty Senate Chair
Tuesday, Oct. 30: 4-5 p.m.
Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center, Faculty Reading Room, Room 422

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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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