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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

What is firescaping?

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

What is defensible space and how do I create some around my home?

University experts help homeowners to make homes more fire safe

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.

Top Stories

Moving in to Wolf Pack Tower

Uncharted territory at Wolf Pack Tower

NevadaFIT preparation for new students officially kicks off with Saturday's move-in day

Cooperative Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in September

Classes offered to teach high-desert gardeners about growing and preserving food

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 17

More than 2,600 incoming freshmen to participate in program designed to increase college success

University of Nevada, Reno offers first-ever Paiute language course

Preserving and revitalizing the Great Basin indigenous language of Numu

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Moving in to Wolf Pack Tower

Uncharted territory at Wolf Pack Tower

NevadaFIT preparation for new students officially kicks off with Saturday's move-in day

Freshwater megafauna populations declining globally

First comprehensive global population study of giant freshwater fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians shows sharp declines, highlighting the need for timely and targeted conservation efforts.

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 17

More than 2,600 incoming freshmen to participate in program designed to increase college success

Nevada’s Team CERBERUS readies for robotic underground terrain competition

DARPA Subterranean Challenge features 11 teams from around the world

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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

What is firescaping?

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

Freshwater megafauna populations declining globally

First comprehensive global population study of giant freshwater fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians shows sharp declines, highlighting the need for timely and targeted conservation efforts.

Sociology graduate wins national recognition for paper about happiness

University of Nevada, Reno alumnus Eric Lin not only researches happiness but spreads it too through his organization: The Play Happy Project