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American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month
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Nevada in the news

  • Though Scaled Back by NV Lawmakers, Restorative Justice Plans Still Making Progress
    More than 200 schools across the state are voluntarily opting into what’s known as the Nevada Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Project, a collaboration between the Nevada Department of Education (DOE) and the University of Nevada, Reno. As its name suggests, the framework breaks support into multiple tiers, with “tier 1” focused on helping all students through school-wide training and policy changes, “tier 2” providing targeted interventions to at-risk students, and “tier 3” offering more specific interventions for specific students who’ve been identified as having the highest need. – This is Reno
  • Thankful Week at the University of Nevada, Reno
    Some news out of the White House with a Nevada twist. The Biden administration just revealed dozens of new technology hubs being designated by the President. None here in Southern Nevada, but the University of Nevada, Reno getting some recognition here. The University of Nevada, Reno is getting a program involving Nevada Lithium Batteries and other EV materials. The Loop Tech Hub is on the list. The White House says that the University of Nevada, Reno is aiming to build a self-sustaining and globally competitive full lithium lifecycle cluster, spending, extraction, processing, manufacturing and recycling. - KRNV Ch. 4
  • International Education Week at The University of Nevada, Reno
    The University of Nevada, Reno is inviting you to learn and have fun during their International Education Week. The week will feature 20 events, which celebrate global connections and exchange opportunities spanning from November 13th through the 17th. The week's opening event called Flag Planting will take place on Monday from 10 until 11:30 in the morning in front of the Joe Crowley Student Union..  - KOLO TV Ch. 8

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Celebrating the University's sesquicentennial

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Ask the Professor

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What do I say to a young child about death?

Professors Jenna Dewar and Emilio Parga discuss the best way to talk to children about death

Ask the Professor: Is ChatGPT an issue or a tool?

Instructional Designers Kathy Hanselman and Angie Chase discuss the place for AI in higher education

What do we know about cheating in higher education?

Professor Ives discusses what we know about cheating and ways to reduce it

Ask the Professor: How can tools from literature help us to better communicate science?

Professor Michael P. Branch shares five tips for better science communication

Top Stories

Kids paintings about their families

What do I say to a young child about death?

Professors Jenna Dewar and Emilio Parga discuss the best way to talk to children about death

Breaking ground on innovation: University reveals vision for new Business Building

College of Business leadership discuss exciting resources to be offered to students and faculty in fall 2025

State of the University 2023: Looking to a ’bright’ future

President Brian Sandoval’s address marks nearly 150 years of history while detailing what lies ahead

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 13: Director of the Holman Arts & Media Center Rick Parsons

Parsons shares his passion for hosting the Summer Arts Workshops, teaching about art and environment and more

Latest News

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130 years of student news: from ‘The Student Record’ to ‘The Nevada Sagebrush’

The University Libraries are digitizing the complete archive of the student-run newspaper since its inception on Oct. 19, 1893

Perfectly precarious positions

Rocks that naturally lay in precarious positions remained upright during an earthquake, surprising seismologists

Nevada researcher aims to improve sorghum hybrids for dairy cattle feed

University of Nevada, Reno researcher develops one of the largest and most nutritious sorghum hybrids

Engineering launches NEATLE program to support student and faculty performance

Program aligns with College’s operational pillars of student success and developing a community of scholars

Editor's Picks

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Setting boundaries over break

Counseling Services creates workshop to help students proactively communicate to improve mental health and well-being

What do I say to a young child about death?

Professors Jenna Dewar and Emilio Parga discuss the best way to talk to children about death

Fruit flies could hold the key to building resiliency in autonomous robots

Mechanical Engineering professor awarded $2 million grant to apply emerging knowledge in insect neuroscience to the development of autonomous robotic systems

Stewart Indian School exhibit to open at the Lilley Museum of Art

Exhibit tells the story of the school and is part of the University’s event schedule for Native American Heritage Month