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Geography Club to host Radical Reels Film Festival Sept. 19
September 14, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
University student club offers high-adrenaline film night to fund educational events
U.S. Secretary of Education leads campus Town Hall Sept. 12
September 7, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Students and community members will have the opportunity to ask questions of our nation’s highest ranking education official at a Town Hall on College Affordability and the Hispanic Community.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to visit Reno campus
August 29, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Town Hall on College Affordability and the Hispanic Community at the University is part of cross-country ‘Education Drives America’ tour.
Dean’s Future Scholars welcomes Garcia
August 13, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
High school students gain access to higher education through on-campus programs and college courses.
University welcomes ACE Fellow
August 9, 2012 • Staff report
The University has the privilege of hosting one of the 56 participants in the American Council on Education Fellows Program this academic year.
School of Community Health Sciences to aid in new REMSA project
August 7, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The School of Community Health Sciences will help design and collaborate in a training program for employees of the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority of Reno.
University partners with Discovery Museum to create Seismic Challenge
July 26, 2012 • By Megan Akers
National Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation joins challenge to provide K-12 students a creative introduction into engineering field.
University Police Commander goes Over the Edge for Special Olympics
June 28, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
University of Nevada, Reno’s Eric James to rappel down the Grand Sierra Resort Saturday
University Police Services host 54th annual conference for public safety leaders
June 6, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators is welcomed by the University June 15-19.
Reno student wins Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
May 7, 2012 • By Misha Ray
As the only Northern Nevada recipient of the scholarship, Ryan Hopkins from Spanish Springs High School plans to attend the University
Nena Miller, education advocate, wills bronze statue to University
May 4, 2012 • By Megan Akers
Wife of former University of Nevada, Reno President N. Edd Miller honors College of Education in her will; dedication held May 9.
Big Brothers Big Sisters visit University for third annual Science Day
May 3, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
Children have fun making big bubbles with soap and dry ice, making clouds inside of soda bottles, and to handling live vertebrates and invertebrates.
Graduate students show more than 200 students around campus for Engineers Day
May 2, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
University hosted 10th Annual Engineers Day where students made ice cream from liquid nitrogen, levitated steel balls and more.
Students gain professional experience through Microsoft contest and internships
May 2, 2012 • By Megan Akers
University students showcase programming skills in second annual Microsoft Licensing application contest for the Windows Phone 7; winner named May 9.
University continues service learning commitment at upcoming conference
April 18, 2012 • By Riley Snyder
Students, faculty and community invited to April 20 conference dedicated to promoting service learning.
Nell J. Redfield Foundation commits $1.6 million to the University of Nevada School of Medicine
April 4, 2012 • By Roseann Keegan
Redfield Foundation gifts boost research, sports medicine and student outreach clinic.
HispanicBusinessNevada.com designed, launched through Imagine 2020
September 28, 2011 • By Kate Dunlap
As part of the Imagine 2020 initiative, HispanicBusinessNevada.com was created to find reliable information about Hispanic businesses in Nevada.
Pearson Foundation recognizes student
July 27, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University nursing major Jarell Green recently received the title of National Fellow of the Pearson Prize for Higher Education.
University nurse recognized for immunization program for children
June 1, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
Doreen Begley recognized for her passion for community health.
University students and professors bring poetry to local shelter
April 8, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University of Nevada, Reno Honors students partnered with the University’s English Department and Volunteers of America Reno Family Shelter on Record Street to organize and implement an eight-week long project, “Expressions of Homelessness: Representations through the Arts.”
ASUN Bookstore hosts Style Your Sole event
April 6, 2011 • By Misha Ray
The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) Bookstore hosted a “Style Your Sole” event on April 5 in honor of “One day without shoes,” a global event created by TOMS Shoes, a national, online retail organization created to help children in need with the famous tagline “One for One.”
University students and professionals say “Yes we can!”
April 5, 2011 • By Natalie Savidge
The Food Bank of Northern Nevada’s 8th Annual CANstruction competition was held last weekend, and a team of University students all interning at NV Energy took “Structural Ingenuity” honors for their “Can You Spare One Can?” display.
Researchers urge Nevadans to choose fish wisely
July 1, 2009 • By Jim Sloan
The key, according to one of the researchers is to eat fish that are high in beneficial Omega-3 fatty acid and low in mercury contamination.
Food for thought, the benefits and risks of eating fish
June 12, 2009 • Staff Report
Cooperative Extension experts will discuss fish consumption and reservoir management during a public meeting to be held on June 24.
Innovative program for low-income tax filers honored
May 7, 2009 • By John Trent
The award commended the college for its “valued partnership with the IRS in support of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program” during the 2009 tax season.