University of Nevada, Reno
November 22, 2010
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Geography's Scott Mensing Named Nevada Professor of the Year

Geography Professor Scott Mensing was named Nevada Professor of the Year for 2010 by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and its partner in the awards program, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He received his award today in a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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Scott Mensing in Washington DC

Tahoe Expert to Speak About World Water Crisis

The world water crisis is exemplified by the changes at Lake Tahoe over the past three decades, and is directly linked to climatic change, world-renowned limnologist Charles Goldman said. He will present a lecture on the topic, "Lake Tahoe: Five Decades of Change and the World Water Crisis," on Thursday, Dec. 2 as part of the College of Science's Discover Science Lecture Series.

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Charles Goldman

Other News & Announcements

University and DRI recognized for collaborative project

University asks Nevadans to cast one more vote

'Outcasts' author: Engage your community and learn

'Pathways' cafe opens in Center for Molecular Medicine

Freshman wins 'Summer Scholars' writing prize

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Employee Announcements

Retirement counselors to visit university campuses

Upcoming Events

  • Pack's Toys: Donate this season
    Nov. 22, 29 & Dec. 13
    Joe Crowley Student Union
  • University Symphony Orchestra
    7:30 p.m. Nov. 23
    Nightingale Concert Hall
  • L-Cubed: Look, Lunch & Listen
    Noon, Nov. 24
    Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

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Flowers on the university campus

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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