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U.S. Vice President visits the University

Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, made an historic campus visit on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Joined by City of Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and actress Rosario Dawson, the Vice President held a moderated discussion.

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Nevada Governor visits the University

Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo visited the University of Nevada, Reno on Feb. 2. During his visit, he met with University President Brian Sandoval, Executive Vice President and Provost Jeff Thompson, University faculty and students, and toured the campus.

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News from the Pack

Joy Crowley with DFS students and staff

Dean's Future Scholars' students benefit from Joy Crowley's donations

Joy Crowley donates food twice a week to the Dean's Future Scholars Lounge

Inside one of the hoop houses at Pyramid Lake.

Annual Nevada Tribal Food Summit teaches food sovereignty

Event takes place at University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe for the first time

Pattern with representation of molecules, science and technology icons with the words, “NSF Engines Development Award."

University of Nevada, Reno wins highly competitive NSF Engines Development Award

Award to support initial 24-month process of lithium battery workforce and economic development in Nevada