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Tamzen Stringham holding award plaque
University rangeland ecologist recognized for conservation efforts

Tamzen Stringham develops tools to help land managers make informed decisions

Nunez Zepeda at booth
Graduate of the Pack: Ana Nunez Zepeda, nutrition instructor

"It’s important that there are people doing what I do because we can help our community by teaching them how to have a healthy lifestyle."

Happy graduate waving
Spring Commencement 2019: 'Catch your breath for a moment ... but don't stop'

Record number of degrees, 3,201, conferred during University's 129th Commencement

University student with faculty member/mentor and community partner
Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

Community-based undergraduate researchers join with faculty mentors to explore problems and offer understanding and ideas to make a difference

Jeff Harper in his biochemistry laboratory.
Exploring the future of food production on earth … and in space

Jeff Harper named Nevada’s Distinguished Career Researcher for his significant work addressing the global, food-security challenge

a vineyard
Volunteers needed for replanting University vineyard

Desert Farming Initiative seeks help planting wine grapes in demonstration vineyard

Dean Payne, Louis Test and Claus Tittiger.
Louis S. Test named Outstanding Agriculturist

Universiy of Nevada, Reno's College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources honored Test for agricultural advocacy, leadership and education

CABNR professors and students with Outstanding Senior Sandy Lee
CABNR awards ceremony honors outstanding undergraduate and graduate students

"I want to express my gratitude to each of you for your dedication, support and commitment to excellence."

Claus Tittiger and Olga Ilchuk
CABNR awards ceremony honors outstanding supporters, staff and faculty

"I want to express my gratitude to each of you for your dedication, support and commitment to excellence."

forest recovery
Forest management research to help fight effects of climate change

Forests and their ecosystems face increased threats to health as temperatures rise

Seven faculty members view demonstration of a large-size "two-photon" microscope
$11 million grant advances research at the forefront of cardiovascular disease

Biggest Little Research: Significant NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence support builds on molecular and cellular expertise to address the leading cause of death

2 faculty member sitting at desk in office with neuroscience-related images on the computer screens
Institute for Neuroscience to help a multidisciplinary center of excellence become even stronger

James Kenyon named director of University of Nevada, Reno institute designed to complement and extend the energy, experience and potential in the neurosciences

Two children outside their with faces painted at a craft table with an adult.
Day at the Museum: May 4, 2019

Take an interactive walking tour of 10 University museums on and around campus

Yerka Melinda leading an alternative crop research tour at New Crop Field Day in Fallon, Nevada
Women in science: a Q&A with CABNR researchers

Professors Stringham and Yerka, along with postdoctoral scholar Dunham-Cheatham, discuss their work as CABNR researchers

A black dog catching a treat in the air
Women in science: a Q&A with CABNR pet food mercury researchers

Professor Gustin and fellow researchers Chichester, Dunham-Cheatam, Luippold and Vargas-Estrada talk about their work and answer related questions

hands pulling purple leaves in a hoop house
Food safety trainings scheduled for farmers

Workshops offered ahead of compliance inspections for Nevada farms

Jamie verifying the soil type with a collection of tools around her
Women in science: Jamie Ludwig Dafoe, rangeland specialist

Dafoe, a graduate of the College of Biotechnology, Agriculture & Natural Resources rangeland science program, takes us through life as a rangeland consultant

Paul Hartley and Yanji Xu in genomics lab
Building research infrastructure: Investment in Core Labs

New directors named to centers for bioinformatics and genomics

Rose Petersky standing in the snow surrounded by pine trees
University of Nevada, Reno uses 15-years of satellite imagery to study snow’s comings and goings

New publications discuss snowpack changes and their implications in the Great Basin

Photo of a Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
Classes offered for landscapers and nursery workers

Series of Cooperative Extension classes teach sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Image of a lake at the base of snowy mountains.
USDA grants $4.97 million for research evaluating snowpack and water allocation

Is agriculture at risk from changing water availability? Twelve researchers from five institutions in three states, representing several academic disciplines, aim to find out.

Students study with each other.
University adds 13 new academic programs

New programs range from a minor in graphic design to a B.S. in biotechnology

a crop of sorghum
University offers alternative crop research tours at New Crop Field Day

Research being done on low-water, drought tolerant and salt tolerant crops

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Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

University experts showcase research, engage attendees in activities and programs

Seven students in white NevadaFIT T-shirst pose for a photo while gathered on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins

More than 1,700 incoming freshman – nearly half of all University of Nevada, Reno freshmen – to participate in program designed to increase college success

Researcher shines light on a test tube in a darkened lab
Center for Advanced Studies advocates for researchers

Past University research honorees offer faculty community a voice on campus and beyond

Three people dressed in protective hard hats and lab coats are cutting meat in the meat-production lab
Advancements in meat sciences leads to award, national appointment for CABNR's Amilton de Mello

Industry is seeing surge of innovation and safety advancements through research by the 2018 Foundation Early Career Innovator

How wildland springs affect mule deer population dynamics studied by CABNR

Kelley Stewart lab looked at mule deer in arid environments, particularly juvenile survival

NevadaTeach student with Sparks High School Students
NevadaTeach graduates first cohort of dual-degreed students

University program addresses qualified math, science teacher shortage and continues to expand as students develop a love for teaching

Professor Jeff Harper with a student in his biochemistry lab
On the genetic frontier: Helping plants develop, survive and produce in extreme conditions

Jeff Harper, University’s 2018 Outstanding Researcher, contributes to advancements in plant biology through ‘extraordinary’ research

Student Jolene Norton holds up her report titled "Reno Local Food Assessment."
Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research (May 2018)

Through Community-Based Research, students explore problems and offer understanding, tools and ideas to make a difference

Researchers Mae Gustin and Grant Edwards work on a computer in a green-house.
Mae Gustin's grounded research leads to new understanding of what’s in the air

Study of atmospheric pollutants by 2018 Regents’ Researcher of the Year contributes new insights into a global challenge

Girl riding a horse as the horse clear a jump
As Derby draws near, University’s Equestrian Team up and running again

Local horse enthusiasts, students and University help reconvene team after 10-year hiatus

Unfed and blood fed larvae
Generating first-ever transgenic ticks to help fight tick-borne diseases

CABNR lab receives grant from National Institute of Health for tick research

Watershed hydrology class measures stream flow
Climate change and snowmelt – humid air plays key role in water supplies

CABNR study shows new snowpack prediction variable for water use managers

Woodrat of the genus Neotoma
University team studies how climate change affects animal distributions

The team is able to look at the processes underlying range movement

Fang Jiang studies fMRI technology images
Lightning Talks provide early-career faculty members opportunity to network, collaborate

Presentations represented a variety of disciplines, including sustainable plant production and street art in virtual reality

Students in Wallace's lab
CABNR professor receives National Science Foundation grant for plant research

Ian Wallace, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, honored with early career development award

Associate Dean/Director Ivory Lyles
Ivory Lyles fills new position for Cooperative Extension/CABNR

Part of administrative reorganization approved by Regents last year to enhance service to Nevadans

Growing winegrapes
Wine and beer workshop offered by Cooperative Extension

Herds and Harvest program features University experts to teach fundamentals of beer and wine making.

North Lake Tahoe
Climate, topography extremes guide remote sensing plant research

University of Nevada, Reno’s Jonathan Greenberg is making headway with his specialized, remote-sensing related research

Professor in front of her class
ACUE program one year later: improving classroom engagement

Evidence-based course offers techniques to use in the classroom

Hall Cushman
CABNR welcomes new professor and department chair Hall Cushman

Cushman joins the University as Department Chair of Natural Resources and Environmental Science

Hoop House at Desert Farming Initiative
Eat local food to benefit students in agriculture

Desert Farming Initiative hosts 2nd Annual Farm to Fork Dinner

A woman buys a plant at Nevada Field Day.
Chefs Clint Jolly and Mark Estee to give food demos at Nevada Field Day

Free University event features hands-on activities, local food, demonstrations and education Sept. 30

Hamilton Lab at the University
New STEM education program to increase participation for Hispanic students

University of Nevada, Reno leads effort to increase workforce in life sciences for Nevada industries

Photographer in wet suit takes photos under water in Lake Tahoe
InNEVenture Fund enters second year of ramping up ideas and technologies for commercialization

Early-stage proof-of-concept funding applications now open for Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation program

Franco Biondi in the field.
Tree post-drought recovery times increase with climate change

Franco Biondi’s studies contribute to article in Nature publication

FIT2Care NevadaFIT group photo
NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 19

Nearly 1,450 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

A mosquito feeds
Research delves into the sensory makeup of mosquitoes, fighting spread of disease

CABNR/Biology faculty receive $500,000 grant from U.S. Department of Defense for mosquito research

Collage includes artist's rendering of the Switch facility located east of Reno, known as The Citadel Campus, plus a laboratory work space and computer circuit board.
Major, new high-performance computing cluster to advance research and industry

Technology leader Switch provides critical data-ecosystem infrastructure to power Pronghorn, the University's new cluster, and the regional economy

Customers pick up produce
University’s Desert Farming Initiative opens virtual farm stand

Online farm stand available to University affiliates as well as the community, increases University’s competitive agriculture advantage

Ariel view of Downtown Ely Nevada
Economic development in rural communities boosted by USDA continued funding

$500,000 grant renewal will assist communities throughout the West with regional development strategies that could extend throughout the U.S.

Students in front of Hamilton machine
Robotics collaboration helps University lab work on disease detection

Partnership with Hamilton Robotics gives students unique learning experience, competitive edge

Angela Hornsby poses for a photo in a science lab
Meet more of the University's student and faculty Regents’ award winners

University honorees receive Teaching Award, Academic Advising Awards and Student Scholar Awards; in addition to Regents' Researcher and Rising Researcher of the Year

cattle at main station farm
Mercury concentrations low in Main Station Farm soil following winter flooding

University of Nevada, Reno’s agriculture programs serve Nevada

Patricia Ellison reacts to being named the winnter
Tibbitts winners Ellison, Scronce connect with students in similarly heartfelt ways

Patricia Ellison in Biochemistry and Tamara Scronce in Art are 2017 Tibbitts Distinguished Teachers

Antonio Faciola, assistant professor of animal nutrition at UNR
CABNR animal nutritionist named Early Career Innovator

Research to facilitate nutrient utilization exhibits promising future in commercialization

Student researcher presenting at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
Symposium highlights research, creative, scholarly activity by undergraduate students

Undergraduate Research develops resources to further facilitate students in pursuit of research in various fields

John Cushman is shown with members of his research working in the University's Greenhouse Complex.
Molecular genetics and biosystems design research improves water-use efficiency of plants

2017 Nevada Regents’ Researcher Award recognizes the contributions of CABNR Foundation Professor John Cushman

The ice plant Cushman uses for his research
Research looks to overcome the effects of global warming with the help of an ice plant

John Cushman’s proposal recently picked as one of the Joint Genome Institute’s Community Science Program projects through U.S. Department of Energy

Aaron Unger and Shahil Pema
Two University juniors awarded prestigious scholarship for academic success

University of Nevada, Reno Honors students Aaron Unger and Shahil Pema are named 2017 Goldwater Scholars

Ricketts in her lab at UNR
University research delves into the positive effects of natural compounds in the body

Experiments conducted at the University using grape seed extract and mice prove to be beneficial for health

Genetic plants at UNR lab
University lab works to understand plants and their overlooked benefits

A lab’s unique look at the structure of plants and how they can help our environment

Fishing on the Tonle Sap River in Cambodia
Wonder of the Mekong: Billions of fish migrate across Cambodia each year

University of Nevada, Reno teams with international agencies to study fish migration in Tonle Sap River

Grape-growing and wine-making class offered

University experts discuss how to grow grapes in Nevada’s diverse and stressful climate

Student working in a CABNR lab
Robert O’Mara Ryan returns to University as new department chair

University hires former student and now distinguished teacher and researcher

Temple Grandin in front of one of her facilities
Temple Grandin to speak about understanding animal behavior

World-renowned autism and animal behavioral spokesperson to visit Reno

Patricia Santos and Dylan Kosma in their lab
New research lab to study genetics of potatoes to prevent losses while in storage

CABNR team using $1.37 million NSF grant to help Nevada potato industry

Fishing on Tonle Sap River in Cambodia
Mekong River biodiversity, ecosystem initiative launches in Cambodia

College of Science's Global Water Center team begins work to conserve one of world’s largest rivers

The Bonanza Cut with professor De Mello
Top Stories of 2016: Food, growth and more food

Story about 'Bonanza Cut' tops the list

Citizen Scientists conduct tree surveys
Meadow restoration studied for potential to build carbon credits in California

Citizen scientists assist University of Nevada, Reno in research of Sierra meadow ecosystems

Jeffrey Harper in the lab working with plants
University professor elected as 2016 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Jeffrey Harper, professor of molecular biosciences, joins the select few AAAS Fellows at the University

Walt Mandeville
‘Good science and good animal care go hand-in-hand’

New name and renewed ‘gold standard’ accreditation signal Animal Resources’ scope of service and level of commitment

Grape Growing and Wine Making class offered

Class to teach how to grow grapes in Nevada’s diverse and stressful climate

University hosts inaugural Farm-to-Table Dinner

Event to highlight local food production and raise money for student internships

Field Day
Mark Estee conducts food demos as part of University’s Field Day Sept. 24

Free event features hands-on activities, local food, demonstrations, research and education

Amilton de Mello with Bonanza Cut
New specialty steak cut, the Bonanza Cut, unveiled by meat science professor

Research shows value to meat industry, restaurants and premier eating experience for consumers

Students work on a table. One student is measuring a length of wood.
NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Sunday, Aug. 21

More than 1,000 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Adrian Harpold
Slower snowmelt affects downstream water availability in western mountains

CABNR scientist part of team studying areas with significant snowfall

Amilton de Mello
Salmonella in meat products reduced by 90 percent in new research

New meat science program at University of Nevada, Reno works on food safety, meat quality and animal welfare

Outstanding Researcher Mae Gustin
Clearing the air with Mae Gustin

Mercury in the atmosphere: body of research by University’s 2016 Outstanding Researcher has international impact

Alumni Association presents Senior Scholars
University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11

UAS SAR Symposium
Emergency responders to learn about, explore uses of unmanned autonomous vehicles

Symposium on UAS applications for search and rescue hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

University program designed to address qualified math, science teacher shortage

NevadaTeach offers STEM majors interested in secondary education a dual degree, without added cost or time, ensuring practiced teachers enter the classroom

desert farming initiative hoop houses
New hoop houses to provide fresh produce year-round to low-income families

Six structures built as University partners with Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada

search and rescue UAS symposium
Emergency responders can register to learn about, explore uses of autonomous vehicles

Registration open now for symposium on drone and robotic applications for search and rescue

Next generation DNA sequencing helps researchers understand ancient species

University researchers studying 40,000-year-old woodrat DNA to see reaction to climate change

CABNR researchers show a popular mercury measuring system yields inaccurate data
Roadside gumweed in Nevada could be used as jet fuel for the military

College of Ag, Biotech and Natural Resources leads research project at University of Nevada, Reno

New hoop house to provide fresh produce to low-income families

College of Ag, Biotech and Natural Resources partners with Northern Nevada Catholic Charities

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University supports and celebrates Native American culture

November recognized as Native American Heritage month

Hydroponic project finds multiple benefits for health and sustainability

Hydroponically grown food could help combat food deserts and other regions that are arid or affected by drought

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Researchers seek to improve teff grain production to help global food security

As popularity of teff grass grows in the United States, University researchers aim to improve the crops drought tolerance

Vegetables grown by the University of Nevada, Reno feed local students

Desert Farming Initiative supports Washoe County School District’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Tahoe Science Conference highlights a decade of research in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Conference encouraging open discussion of Tahoe’s environment now in its final year

University to host first-ever Sierra Systems and Synbio Symposium

Registrations for symposium is free and open until July 24

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University’s research on sage grouse habitat informs land managers

Mapping and monitoring ecosystems across entire state will identify impacts on plant communities

David Peri receives Nevada Outstanding Agriculturalist Award

University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources presents annual award to Yerington grower

CABNR and Cooperative Extension workshops promote grape growing in Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno “Growing Grapes in Nevada” workshops well received

University honors 2015 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 13

Day at the Museum
Conglomeration of arts, sciences, history at University’s Day at the Museum

Consortium of 12 museums on and near the University of Nevada, Reno hosts May 2 event

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Tour the arts, sciences and history at University’s Day at the Museum May 2

Twelve museums connect for community event

Toxicology and genetics laboratory finding success with the help of University graduates

Reno company provides cutting edge clinical toxicology and pharmacogenetics testing to health care providers across the nation

Antonio Faciola
Got a fivefold to tenfold increase in milk?

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources restores dairy research lab to improve feed, nutrition for growing dairy cattle industry

Conference held to protect largest U.S. Desert

University of Nevada, Reno professors and researchers participate in the annual Great Basin Consortium Conference

Nevada iGEM team receives silver at international competition

Team continues research to accelerate protein degradation this spring

Bod Pod provides CABNR students hands-on experience

Nutrition students learn to measure body composition in new Human Nutrition Assessment Lab

Noted biomedical researcher Mick Hitchcock creates endowed chair for medical biochemistry

The endowed chair provides distinguished scholars the opportunity to advance their research, teaching and public service

Hydrology students host world water forum

Students and public invited to learn about water issues around the world

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NAASIC to spur autonomous systems development, receives $3 million in state funding

Innovation hub includes active research in robotics, drones and more, plus collaboration with industry, K-12, state agencies

HungerU comes to the University to bring awareness of world hunger

Panel of local experts to discuss food insecurity Oct. 7

New business director joins NAASIC, University’s autonomous systems innovation center

Lt. Col (ret) Warren Rapp hired to build industry collaborations, economic development

Learn and have fun at the annual University of Nevada, Reno interactive Field Day

Public invited to register for free community event Sept. 20

Balloon Race Scholarship recipients named

Grad student Miranda Smith and undergrad Darrin Mccarthy honored

350 freshmen take challenge of academic boot camp

NevadaFit expanded to all colleges to drive student success

Reno High Signing Day
They’re coming to the University of Nevada!

University recognized best-and-brightest scholars during sixth annual signing ceremonies

Interdisciplinary graduate programs give University distinction

Offers academic buffet for tailoring degree program, contributes to student employability

Top-performing students honored as 2014 Senior Scholars

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 14

University cancer research wins prize

Undergraduate places third at American Association for Cancer Research poster competition

Tamzen Stringham
University research informs public, agencies on drought response (2014)

Rangeland, soil, forest, water and megadrought expertise helps Nevada, western U.S.

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Electronic processing system implementation underway

InfoEd software to streamline grant submission process at the University of Nevada, Reno

Lake Tahoe water quality trends discussed at March 4 seminar

Tahoe researcher headlines seminar presented by Environmental Science and Health Graduate Program

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University’s Museum of Natural History opens March 5

New facility will offer science education and a look at historic collections of preserved plants and animals from the Great Basin and beyond

New dean hired for College of Ag, Biotech, Natural Resources

William Payne, internationally known expert in dryland agriculture and food productivity, comes to campus

2013 a busy year for College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources

Collaborations, new department structure, increased enrollment key to success

University iGEM team gets silver at international competition

Undergraduates present research project in Toronto, Canada

ReThink Your Drink program encourages healthy drinks

University of Nevada, Reno professor develops campaign to inform Washoe County parents about consumption of sugary drinks

Great Basin natural resource issues and research to be discussed by agencies

University hosts annual Great Basin Consortium conference Dec. 9 and 10

Hamilton Robotics, University collaborate for robotic biochemistry research

Research and development agreement creates new, high-tech learning opportunity for students

Dietetics programs receive accreditation

Dietetic internship program and undergraduate dietetics program continue to meet national standards.

Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy moves to University’s Equestrian Center

University supports local small business and economic growth

Professor visits Scotland to showcase monitoring systems that measure mercury

University’s Mae Gustin presents research at prestigious international conference

University’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs (9/20/2013)

Public invited to event Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab

Parkyn, Hess named Co-Employees of Month

Electricians rendered first aid to injured student

Guatemalans learn from Tahoe to help save their Lake Atitlan

CABNR's Sudeep Chandra leads team of scientists in USAID collaboration

University’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs (8/20/2013)

Public invited to event set for Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab

Nevada researchers collaborate to preserve Lake Tahoe

University of Nevada, Reno conducts invasives, forest health and environmental monitoring research

Profiles in Tahoe research: Laurel Saito

Director of graduate hydrologic sciences program excited about water, ecology offerings at University

Profiles in Tahoe research: University graduates help bring Tahoe to the people

Will Richardson and Kirk Hardie, University graduates, advance wonders of Lake Tahoe through education

Mark Walker named interim dean for University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

Longtime faculty member brings experience to new position; two-year appointment began July 1

University’s Hogan hosts fourth season of Nat Geo’s Monster Fish

Research professor travels the globe finding, studying and preserving planet’s largest freshwater fish

Climate change related to reduced plant size in Nevada’s Great Basin

100 years of samples studied by CABNR plant ecologist Beth Leger

Justin Lopez named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2013 Herz Gold Medalist

Bishop Manogue Catholic High School graduate caps academic career

Biology student wins impressive undergraduate award, continues research as a graduate

Jade Keehn researches the effects of renewable energy on reptile communities

University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students (2013)

Young scientists compete for national tournament placement at state event at University of Nevada, Reno March 2

Kids in Panama
Students bring inspiration to village

Funds, materials and motivation go a long way for SAIWI students in Panama

Research team discovers, studies giant goldfish and other non-native warm-water fish in Lake Tahoe

Aquatic Ecosystems Analysis Lab collaborates with California Fish and Wildlife Department

Insect research heads down path to start-up company with NSF I-Corps program

University scientists partner with Technology Transfer Office

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A faculty mentor who's twice as sweet

School of Journalism's Bob Felten honored not once, but twice, by Senior Scholars

Board of Regents to consider proposed sale of University holdings

Proceeds would benefit regional efforts, CABNR and future, student-oriented construction

Students advance to world championship in synthetic biology competition

University iGEM team presented project to develop protein that helps vitamins bind to rice, making it healthier

Biochemistry students seek to make rice healthier in synthetic biology competition

CABNR iGEM team works to develop protein that binds essential vitamins to rice

Ozone scientists, air quality agencies to meet in Reno, address issues

University of Nevada, Reno and WESTAR hold conference Oct. 10-12

Valley Road Field Day to showcase biotechnology research, agricultural outreach

Public invited for displays, tours, presentations and hay rides at University of Nevada, Reno complex

Public-private-science partnerships crucial to saving Tahoe

Tahoe Summit brings agencies, elected officials, researchers and public together for 16th annual event

Commercial harvesting of crawdads to help Tahoe’s ecosystem

CABNR researcher supports harvest of invasive crayfish numbered at 220 million

University campus is FFA ‘central’ this week
President Johnson cites community input, postpones rezone of 104-acres at S. McCarran

University to focus on continued work on ag curriculum, research and industry collaborations

University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students (2012)

Young scientists compete for national tournament placement at state event on campus March 3

University to begin national search for dean of CABNR

Established leadership in place will guide positive course, clearer vision for college

Community forum on rezoning of South McCarran Parcel Feb. 21

Presentations, Q&A on tap

Renewable energy, public policy graduate certificate offered to professionals

Enrollment now open for new spring semester online courses

University scientists explore effects of climate change on Sierra

Art exhibit depicts present-day choices and potential future of the Sierra Nevada mountain range

University synthetic biology team wins gold in iGEM America's competition

Student team develops innovative process for combination of organisms to produce inexpensive biofuel

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Saving the Great Basin through collaboration
New ag-related degrees benefit students and meet industry needs

Input from industry, stakeholders key to building for future of CABNR

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Zeb Hogan named National Geographic Fellow

Host of hit TV series “Monster Fish” is one of 15 recognized Fellows worldwide

Students earn silver in global bioengineering competition
Gary Blomquist wins national entomology award
Nevada researchers find receding permafrost in Siberian Arctic
Understanding climate change through many disciplines
University researcher in spotlight at 2010 Tahoe Summit
UNCE's 'People of the Land' wins national award
Outstanding students celebrated
University faculty to study obesity in Nevada adults
Participants needed for research-based auctions
Senator, Governor keynote environmental workshop
CABNR researcher trains plants not to kill themselves
Charles Schembre Planting Grape Vines
Charles Schembre brings vineyard experience to Desert Farming Initiative

Experience in soil health and biodiversity will benefit the Experiment Station’s research and programs

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Faces of the Pack: Undergraduate student wins Goldwater Scholarship for work on plant reproduction

Edward Cruz hopes to improve agricultural production as an academic researcher

A home completely engulfed in fame
How can I prepare my home and neighborhood for a wildfire?

University experts caution actions taken by homeowners before a fire ever starts play a critical role.

Men loading pine needles into truck
What is defensible space and how do I create some around my home?

University experts help homeowners to make homes more fire safe

flower bed in bloom
What is firescaping?

University experts give tips on keeping your landscape from going up in flames

A fire burning towards a community
What should I pack in case of evacuation due to wildfire?

Jamie Roice-Gomes and Ashley Andrews discuss preparing now for a wildfire evacuation

Luis Schutz researching at desk
New assistant professor researches reproductive physiology and epigenetics

Luis Schütz joins the University’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

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University offers agricultural crop research tours at Field Day

Research being done on drought-tolerant and salt-tolerant crops

Faculty member and student in front of research-project poster
Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

His career studying and improving engineering of bridges now shifts to building connections to resources, opportunities, colleagues

David St-Jules posing in front of trees
National leader in renal disease joins University

Dietician and Nutritionist David St-Jules joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Master Gardener Don White inspecting grapevines and taking notes on clipboard
Drought-tolerant grape research expanded through new grant and partnership

University partners with Oregon State to investigate ways to make grape varieties more drought-tolerant

Joanna Blaszczak smiling with a river running in the background
New ecosystem ecologist researches contaminants in Nevada landscape

Joanna Blaszczak joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Perry Williams headshot
Natural resources specialist studies statistics to improve wildlife conservation

Researcher Perry Williams joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources