University of Nevada, Reno
October 30, 2012
Church Fine Arts

'Act One': The arts as a uniting force

Redfield Foundation pledges $2 million lead gift toward $4 million renovation of Church Fine Arts Building.

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Rendering of renovated Church Fine Arts building

Biology lecturer internationally recognized for neuroscience education work

College of Science's Amy Altick was awarded the Next Generation Award by the Society for Neuroscience.

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Amy Altick

Other News & Announcements

University putting the E into STEM, makes engineering a K-12 focus

University welcomes new associate dean of students

Loper memorial service set for Nov. 12

Nevada State Geologist wins geothermal award

Heidi Gansert named special assistant to president for external affairs

University’s ‘Nevada Writers Hall of Fame’ honors William A. (Bill) Douglass

Pack grad rate reaches all-time high

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Upcoming Events

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

L-Cubed: Lunch, Look & Listen
Wednesdays:  Oct. 17 - Dec. 5: 12 - 1 p.m
Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center

Performing Arts Series presents: Debashish Bhattacharya
Wednesday, Oct. 31: 7:30 p.m.
Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall

"Science in the K-12 Schools: Oh we have it WRONG!"
Thursday, Nov. 1: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Davidson Math and Science Center, Foyer and Redfield Auditorium

Reno Chamber Orchestra
Saturday, Nov. 3: 8 p.m.
Nightingale Concert Hall, Church of Fine Arts

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Joe Crowley Student Union

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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