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SPRING 2021

Building What Comes Next: The Campaign for the New Nevada

            By Caddie Dufurrena ’00,
Jennifer Kent and Allison Williams ’08

Learning, discovery and engagement. These three pillars have long been at the heart of the University of Nevada, Reno. The mission that guides our students, staff, faculty and research. These pillars are also central to our comprehensive campaign, Building What Comes Next: The Campaign for the New Nevada. The Campaign began in 2013 with the 

goal to raise $500 million, and in the time since, more than $435.6 million has been given by generous donors who are committed to graduating career-ready alumni, advancing world-class research and recruiting top-tier faculty and future students.
         Those gifts have laid the foundation for the New Nevada, starting with a focus on student support. Since July 1, 2013, donors have provided $72.3 million in scholarships. Additionally, 310 

new scholarships have been established, including 219 new endowed scholarships that will continue to help future Wolf Pack students for generations. This funding has also been critical to the growth of our esteemed faculty who guide students to success and lead groundbreaking research. During the Campaign, the University has added 15 new endowed positions ...

The Campaign for the New Nevada

2020 UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO FOUNDATION REPORTS

FROM THE INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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MESSAGE FROM LYNDA BUHLIG '84                  

FROM THE 2020 FOUNDATION CHAIR

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MESSAGE FROM MICK HITCHCOCK '17 (Hon.)

FROM THE 2021 FOUNDATION CHAIR

Jeffrey_Rodefer

MESSAGE FROM JEFFREY S. RODEFER '85       

DEPARTMENTS

WHAT I’VE LEARNED

Lauralyn (McCarthy) Sandoval ’92 standing alongside Faculty Emerita Bourne Morris in front of the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism

Lauralyn L. (McCarthy) Sandoval ’92

First Lady of the University, gaming industry leader, community advocate and former student-athlete

Learn more from Lauralyn '92 

UNIVERSITY FOR YOU

The Rey Fire, southeast of Lake Cachuman in the mountain range above the Santa Ynez River in Santa Barbara County, CA.

The West on fire

Faculty and staff at the University are taking steps to understand and reduce the threat of wildfire

Tackling wildfire danger

FOSTERING NEVADA'S FUTURE

Jack and Carroll Gardner

Jack and Carroll Gardner

The Gardners estate further funds the Jack and Carroll Gardner Vocal Studies Scholarship Endowment

Jack and Carroll's Endowment

ALUMNI NEWS

Class Chat Catch up on all the news, reflections and photos from the Wolf Pack nation. Where has time taken you and your fellow alums since earning your degree?
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Chapter Updates Find out what Nevada Alumni Chapters are doing. Plus, information about chapters close to you and how to join.
Nevada Young Alumni Chapter
Alumni Gatherings
Nevada Alumni Council members Tyson Falk ’08, ’11 MPA and Fred McElroy ’76.
Senior Scholars Honoring the Spring 2021 top graduate from each school and college.
Fall 2020 Senior Scholar

ON THE COVER

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SPRING 2021


The William N. Pennington Engineering building opened in fall 2020 and ushered in a new era of learning and research at the University of Nevada, Reno. Students now have access to a Class 100 Cleanroom, a 200-student classroom, 150 graduate workstations and more than 40 wet and dry laboratories.

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