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  • What Is the Average Down Payment by State in 2024?
    The housing market has seen drastic price increases in recent years. From 2020 to 2021, the median sale price of a home grew 14.63%, according to data from Redfin. That growth has slowed but has yet to stop. From 2022 to 2023, the median sale price increased 3.81%. Sean Wilkoff, assistant professor of Finance from the University of Nevada, Reno, shares expert tips and insights. - This Old House
  • NSF spurs technology development of biological and chemical sensing applications
    The NSF Convergence Accelerator program invests more than $10 million in 16 teams to develop novel technologies and solutions to challenges posed by hazardous chemicals. The team led by University of Nevada, Reno researchers will examine smartphone time-resolved luminescence imaging and detection for point of care diagnostics. - U.S. National Science Foundation

  • Female Founders Alliance of Nevada launches new enterprise in Reno
    Female Founders Alliance of Nevada has announced their company launch, headquartered at the University of Nevada, Reno, Innevation Center. The Alliance aims to empower, connect and advocate for women leading the state’s vibrant startup ecosystem. – Nevada Business

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Brennan Lagasse

Is sustainable outdoor recreation possible?

Professor and backcountry ski guide Brennan Lagasse explores the conflicts between outdoor recreation and sustainability, providing tips for getting outside as an environmental advocate

What is heart-healthy living?

Registered dietitian nutritionist Lisa Carlson shares what to do and what to avoid to keep your heart healthy

In what ways are school counselors critical in responding to the youth mental health crisis?

Professor Carly Boren discusses how school counselors help to improve youth mental health outcomes

How does recycling actually work?

Phoebe Judge shares important insight and tricks on recycling habits

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Nevada’s Interim Finance Committee approves $7.5 million for Nevada’s Tech Hub

In Oct. 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced that Nevada, led by the University of Nevada, Reno, was named one of the inaugural 31 Regional Tech Hubs

Otis Burrell a high jump giant

The amazing competitive life of a Wolf Pack great

Celebrating the joy of graduation, and remembering UNLV

More than 1,800 degrees conferred during winter commencement ceremonies

Fall 2023 University of Nevada, Reno Senior Scholars announced

The University and the Nevada Alumni Association honor graduates from each college with top grade-point averages

Latest News

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Collegiate Academy class incorporates immersive history lesson through a field trip to the Stewart Indian School

The dual-credit University of Nevada, Reno class encourages students to grapple with the history in their backyard

Is sustainable outdoor recreation possible?

Professor and backcountry ski guide Brennan Lagasse explores the conflicts between outdoor recreation and sustainability, providing tips for getting outside as an environmental advocate

Seeking fundamental truths in mathematics

Associate Professor Chris Rogers receives grant to study symmetry and support historically underrepresented research students

Strategic grazing could boost conservation of ‘near-threatened’ sage-grouse

University of Nevada, Reno researchers link strategic grazing to increased food supply for the species

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Brennan Lagasse

Is sustainable outdoor recreation possible?

Professor and backcountry ski guide Brennan Lagasse explores the conflicts between outdoor recreation and sustainability, providing tips for getting outside as an environmental advocate

Celebrate 2024 Lunar New Year with the University of Nevada, Reno

The signature event celebrates the Year of the Dragon with cultural activities, performances and food on Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Joe

DelightFul Around the World

Nevada Dining invites the Wolf Pack to free lunch event at Pack Place

Otis Burrell a high jump giant

The amazing competitive life of a Wolf Pack great