University of Nevada, Reno

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As we pay tribute to the past and present contributions of Native Americans, we must also do our part to listen carefully to Native voices and perspectives about what the future of our University will be as we build an inclusive future together.
President Brian Sandoval

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Heritage month news and stories

A large auditorium full of high school students in the JCSU ballroom watch a PowerPoint presentation about recruitment.

Record number of National Merit Scholars enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno

The fall 2023 academic term has the highest enrolled number of National Merit Scholars in the University’s history

Carson Allen stands against a wooden background smiling at the camera

Faces of the Pack: Carson Allen

Native business owner and full-time graduate student works to promote his brand and uplift Native voices in academia

Eight individuals stand behind a desk, smiling, during the signing ceremony. Members include University leadership and donors.

University receives largest individual gift in its history to create the George W. Gillemot Aerospace Engineering Department

The $36 million gift is the largest individual cash gift the University has received in its 149-year history

Founded in 1874, Nevada is commemorating the events and people that have shaped its transformative history.
The year-long celebratory countdown started October 12, 2023.