University of Nevada, Reno

Building a world-class university takes time. Fortunately, we started in 1874.

University of Nevada, Reno campus
This 2018 view of the University of Nevada, Reno campus from the north shows the Joe Crowley Student Union, the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, the William J. Raggio Education Building, the Nazir Anasari Business Building, the Fitzgerald Student Services Building, and the E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center.
Credit: Jeff Dow

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About Reno-Tahoe Known as one of America's best small cities, Reno is a burgeoning tech hub that offers an array of year-round activities.
View of Lake Tahoe emerging above trees in the forest with clouds in the blue sky above the lake
Campus life At the University of Nevada, Reno, history meets innovation. Traditional red-brick buildings from the 1800s sit alongside 21st-century cutting-edge research facilities.
Students walk on the path in front of the Knowledge Center with the scoreboard of Mackay Stadium visible in the distance
Nevada Athletics The University of Nevada, Reno is a member of the Mountain West Conference with six men's sports teams and ten women's sports teams.
Nevada Athletics mascots, Alphie and Wolfie, wear jerseys and walk on the track in Mackay Stadium as cheerleaders and fans clap and cheer around them

University news

President Marc Johnson speaks at the podium during the State of the University Address. A live video of him speaking is playing to his right, and the caption reads, 'Higher Education rankings. Wow! The University keeps getting better in serving our students!'

Johnson at 2019 State of the U: 'University just keeps getting better.'

State of the University address, 'Big Goals Achieved – Realizing Our Vision,' included impressive numbers, University updates, a call for understanding and hearty congratulations and thanks to campus community

Two street art murals adorn the wall of a business in Elko, Nev. These murals were painted by Salt Lake City-based muralist Justin Johnson. This image features two murals. The first is a nature scene with wildlife and aspen trees. This mural is titled "Ghost Wolf Killah." The second mural in the image is titled, "The 36 acres."

University Libraries invited to participate in Elko Mural Expo

Luka Starmer & Laura Rocke invited to Elko, Nev. to document, preserve more than 40 murals

Woman holding a camera taking a photo of people on water and land

Panel of experts discuss "Communicating Science in a Divided Society"

School of Journalism holds launch event for the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science Oct. 21