Current Clubs and Organizations

Graduate student clubs and organizations provide a great opportunity to meet new people, learn about new cultures, and expand your interests and hobbies. Recognized clubs and organizations are eligible to apply for event funding from the Graduate Student Association Council.

Graduate Board of Anthropology Students (BOASgrad)

Club Description:
The Graduate Board of Anthropology Students (BOASgrad) is a student-led organization that serves the academic needs of all graduate students in the Department of Anthropology. We foster both the academic and personal success of our students by providing representation within the department, organizing lectures and writing workshops, and offering opportunities for student publication. If you are interested in becoming a member, or simply want to learn more about BOASgrad, please contact us.

Club Contact Information:
email: boasgrad@gmail.com

Club Website

English Graduate Organization (EGO)

Club Description:
EGO's goal is to create opportunities for students in the English graduate department at the University of Nevada, Reno to improve their academic, professional, and social lives.

Club Contact Information:
Facebook and Website

Graduate Students for the Advancement of Neuroscience

Club Description:

The purpose of this organization is to promote research, education, training and development in the realm of neuroscience and its subfields. Specifically, the following objectives are proposed: To provide a forum for students, members of the public and faculty members to discuss, debate and present various topics and research related to the field of neuroscience. To encourage and support student research presentations. Assist in departmental student recruitment, orientation and retention. Evolve an informal environment for socializing and networking within the field of cognitive and brain science.

Club Contact Information:
email: harciniega@unr.edu

Social Work Graduate Student Association

Club Description:
The Social Work Graduate Student Association is a student-led club that partners with agencies in the community to help those in need and strives to enhance the learning experience of Social Work students.

Club Contact Information:
email: unrswgsa@gmail.com

Club Website

Other Information:
Bi-weekly meetings, contact swgsaunr@gmail.com or follow the SWGSA Facebook page for more informaiton.

Nepalese Student Association

Club Description:
NSA was formed on August 19, 2006. This is the first Nepalese Student's organization ever formed in the history of University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). NSA was given the title of recognized club from Graduate Student Association (GSA) of UNR on September 13, 2006. NSA is meant as alliance between GSA and the Nepalese students of UNR to promote the cultural and social integration and interaction as well as welfare of students. After being recognized from GSA, the newly formed NSA is organizing various cultural and social events.

Club Contact Information:
email: nsa.unr@gmail.com

Club Website

Graduate Association for the Biosciences

Club Description:

We are an interdisciplinary graduate student body representing five departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology. We are here to represent our graduate students and provide you with unique networking and educational opportunities. 

Club Contact Information:
email: NevadaGAB@lists.unr.edu

Club Website

Graduate Students of Public Health

Club Description:
(a) To provide support and guidance to students within the MPH program.

(b) To help graduates gain networking opportunities.

(c) To inform students about internships and careers in public health.

(d) To promote community service.

(e) To enable individuals to promote and discuss public health issues.

Club Contact Information:
Helen See. email: helen.see@nevada.unr.edu

Club Website

Other Information:
We meet every other Wednesday (same dates as the GSA) from 5:45pm-7pm

Graduate Geography Club

Club Description:

The UNR Graduate Geography Club works to bring together Department of Geography graduate students, as well as graduate students in other disciplines who are interested in geography, for the purpose of networking, career development, and community and environmental improvement. We strive to create events that connect our grad students to members of the community, both through community service and outreach events as well as field trips. We also coordinate outdoor activities that promote understanding of human environment interactions while building camaraderie among our graduate students.

Club Contact Information:
Chelsea Canon, President. email: canon@nevada.unr.edu

Iranian Students Association Club

Club Description:
The goal of the Iranian Students Association Club is to provide an integrated society and support for Iranian students. This organization also aims in enhancing Iranians contribution to the university community. The club introduces Iranian culture and history to Iranian and non-Iranian public through organizing social events and celebrating Iranian traditions and events. 

Club Contact Information:
email: iransaunr@gmail.com

Club Website

Rhetoric@Reno

Club Description:
We are a graduate student chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America, a national organization of scholars and teachers in every discipline who are interested in rhetoric. Rhetoric@Reno provides a forum to gather as rhetoricians and welcomes students from all disciplinary backgrounds. The club activities are organized around research, writing, and professionalization.

Club Contact Information:
email: rhetoric.reno@gmail.com

Club Website

Social Research and Justice Club

Club Description:
The club is an interdisciplinary graduate club representing the school of social research and justice. This club connects students to local as well as national speakers in fields related to social justice.

Club Contact Information:
Jena Casas. email: jena.casas@gmail.com
Laurena Anderson. email: laurenaanderson@unr.edu

Other Information:
Join our email list to hear about upcoming meetings and events 

Distinguished Women in Science

Club Description:
Distinguished Women in Science Club of the University of Nevada, Reno is centered around cultivating science oriented individuals and grooming them for either academic or industrial career paths. Our objective in founding this organization is to make a lasting impact by organizing opportunities for the professional development of successful graduate students. We seek to encourage strength and diversity amongst our members, in addition to fostering a supportive environment for future students in the sciences.

Club Contact Information:
Kammi Dingman. email: kmoniz@nevada.unr.edu
Salomé Manska. email: salomemanska@gmail.com

Club Website

Other Information:

DWS holds monthly meetings- dates and times TBA

Please send an email to dwomeninscienceclub@gmail.com if you would like to be added to our email list and join our Facebook group page.

Student World Water Forum

Club Description:

The Student World Water Forum builds a platform for undergraduate and graduate students to share ideas and collaborate with others on research in current and emerging issues in water resource management and to organize a conference for students to present scholarship on water topics.

Club Contact Information:
email: swwf@lists.unr.edu

Club Website

UNR American Nuclear Society

Club Description:
The core purpose of ANS is to promote the awareness and understanding with regard to the application of nuclear science and technology. ANS provides its members with opportunities for professional development. It also serves the nuclear community by creating a forum for sharing information and advancements in technology, and by engaging the public and policymakers through communication outreach.

Club Contact Information:
email: NevadaNuclear@gmail.com

Club Website

Other Information:
Club Officer office located in LMR 485

Graduate DRC Club

Club Description:
Advocating and supporting the Disability Resource Center for graduate students.

Club Contact Information:
Ariel Hernandez. email: arielhernandez@unr.edu

CSE Graduate Student Club

Club Description:
A social club for graduate students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The club hopes to reach out to new and returning graduate students in an attempt to enrich their experience at the university and inform them of the current research being done by their colleagues in the department.

Club Contact Information:
Connor Scully-Allison phone: 775-771-1469

Other Information:

Club Website

Bangladeshi Student Association of the University of Nevada, Reno

Club Description:

To make a platform for the Bangladeshi Students of University of Nevada, Reno. To help them in every situation. To celebrate different cultural events like: The Night of All Nations, Independence Day, Victory Day, Pohela Boishakh, Graduation Party etc.

Club Contact Information:
bsa.unr@gmail.com

Other Information:

Club Website

UNR Astronomy Club

Club Description:
The UNR Astronomy Club is designed for anyone who is interested in astronomy and or astrophysics regardless of the student's area of study. Members of the club share their love of astronomy together by meeting up for astronomy related talks and doing star parties with telescopes from the Physics department. All that is required for membership is an interest in the cosmos!

Club Contact Information:
unrastronomyclub@gmail.com

Other Information:
The UNR Astronomy Club meets every other week. The meeting days and times change every semester based on the availability of the club members. For the Fall of 2016, the UNR Astronomy Club meets every other Friday at 6:30. We also aim to do at least one star party per month.

Club Website:
Facebook

Indian Student Organization (ISO)

Club Description:
Indian Student Organization(ISO) is a graduate student club part of University of Nevada,Reno(UNR). Indian Student Organization (ISO) was formed with the intention to serve graduate students from India and celebrate Indian culture at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Our purpose is to increase academic and social interaction among all Indian graduate students. Act as a platform for graduate students of other community to collaborate with Indian graduate student community at UNR. Organize, participate and represent UNR Indian graduate student community at various cultural events such as Diwali, Holi, Dushera and showcase Indian culture and cuisine. Provide complete support to new incoming UNR graduate students from India by answering their queries about UNR, airport pickup on arrival, temporary accommodation and help them settle down.

Club Contact Information:
iso@unr.edu

Other Information:

Club Website

UNR Nevada Water Resources Association

Club Description:
The purpose of the UNR Nevada Water Resources Association (NWRA) student chapter is to spread the mission of the professional and parent NWRA organization on campus, which is, "to provide education, training and networking opportunities for those interested in understanding, developing, conserving and protecting Nevada's water resources." The primary functions of the student chapter include organizing on-campus events related to water resources, and facilitating coordinated events with the professional NWRA in northern Nevada.

Club Contact Information:
Will Boyer - wboyer@nevada.unr.edu

Other Information:
For meeting times or information on upcoming events please don't hesitate to contact us!

Club Website

Chemistry Graduate Student Association (CGSA)

Club Description:
The CGSA aims to provide graduate students in the Department of Chemistry with the means to express their opinions and address issues which affect them directly, as well as broader policies which deal with the department as a whole. Promote and enhance interaction among students, faculty, and staff; to foster a climate in which all graduate student in the department feel a sense of community and belonging; and to work to enhance the reputation and prestige of the Department of Chemistry through community outreach and funding of conference participants.

Club Contact Information:
unrcgsa@gmail.com

Other Information:

Club Website:

Everest Sports Club

Club Description:
Everest Sports Club is mainly focused to bring Graduate students at UNR together through sports. This club mainly focuses on leisure sports organizing friendly volleyball and soccer games on weekends. The club organizes friendly tournament for graduate students during summer break

Club Contact Information:
(775) 409-5090

Other Information:

Club Website:
Facebook

Behavior Analysis Club

Club Description:
The purpose of the Behavior Analysis club is to promote and support the academic interests, professional development and the development of mentorship skillsets of graduate students enrolled in the Behavior Analysis Program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Club Contact Information:
domdom.stedham@gmail.com

Other Information:

Club Website:

Social Psychology Club

Club Description:
The Social Psychology Club is comprised of members of the interdisciplinary social psychology graduate program, as well as others interested in the area of social psychology (both psychological and sociological). The club offers educational, social, and service events to its members.

Club Contact Information:

Other Information:
unrsocpsychclub@gmail.com

Club Website: