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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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Ask the Professor

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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

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

Top Stories

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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

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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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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

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

Extension offers Nevada agriculture conferences to celebrate National Ag Month

Conferences gather agriculture producers, beekeepers and others to share knowledge and expertise

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 20: Dean of the College of Science Louisa Hope-Weeks

The dean shares the impact of the Gillemot Foundation gift, the impressive history of the college and plans for the future

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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

Students connect to nature in Lake Tahoe through experiential classwork

Hands-on classes at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe elevate curriculums for both students and faculty