Building What Comes Next: The Campaign for the New Nevada
At the 37th Annual Foundation Banquet, the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation's largest fundraising event of the year, more than 750 University supporters enjoyed a keynote address by Dr. Vivek Murthy, the 19th surgeon general of the United States. The event also offered an opportunity to celebrate the progress of the University's comprehensive campaign, Building What Comes Next: The Campaign for the New Nevada. To date, more than $350 million dollars have been raised toward the goal of $500 million.
The Tate Kiernan Meintjes Memorial Scholarship established in honor of University student
With the support of nearly 30 individual donors, more than $43,000 has been given to the Tate Kiernan Meintjes Memorial Scholarship Endowment in the past few months in memory of 19-year-old Tate Kiernan Meintjes, a University student who was tragically killed while preparing to race in the Redland Bicycle Classic in California this past March.
Greater Nevada Credit Union supports the Pride of the Sierra Marching Band
At a Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball game on Feb. 23, Greater Nevada Credit Union presented the Pride of the Sierra Marching Band with a generous donation. Since the partnership between GNCU and the Pride of the Sierra started in 2012, GNCU has given more than $300,000 to provide uniforms, instruments, travel expenses and scholarships to members of the band.
Barrick provides robust support for the University
Barrick continues its tradition of robust support of the University through recent support to programs in the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, the College of Education and the College of Engineering.
Cramer bequest nearly quintuples funding for Great Basin Paleoindian Research Unit
Seeing the importance of the work performed by GBPRU, stalwart University supporters Joseph and Ruth Cramer made generous gifts in support of the work during their lifetimes and made provisions in their estate plans to establish the Joseph L. Cramer & Maude Ruth Cramer Endowment for Great Basin Paleoindian Research Fund.
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Know that any plan will hit setbacks, and when it does, adapt and find a Plan B. I formulated a Plan B mid-career when I went to law school, and that decision turned into a rich and rewarding experience. My Plan B helped earn me the Foundation Professorship in 1989 and led me into areas of research and scholarship that I had no inkling of when I started my career.
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