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  • California’s wildfire smoke plumes are unlike anything previously seen
    Scientists have been scrambling to collect as much data on these wildfires as possible, hoping to unlock the secrets to their extreme behavior and fury. Among them is Neil Lareau, a professor of atmospheric sciences in the department of physics at the University of Nevada at Reno. – The Washington Post
  • Bernie Sanders voters hold a key in Nevada, a battleground state
    The union is “massive and it plays an incredibly outsized role in the state’s politics,” said Jeremy Gelman, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Nevada, Reno. The group helps turn out Democrats, who enjoy a registration advantage statewide of more than 5%.; Avory Wyatt, president of the Indigenous students group at the University of Nevada, Reno, said he’s particularly disturbed by allegations that Biden hasn’t always respected women’s physical boundaries. – Los Angeles Times
  • Teens’ company provides autism help
    “We (initially) priced the kits at $15 each,” explained Priyanka Senthil of Reno, who is enrolled at both the Davidson Academy and the University of Nevada, Reno. “We did market research and combined the kit and the training videos with a (smart phone) app. Other therapy kits cost $40 to $85 each, so we wanted to make ours affordable.” – Reno News & Review

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The University’s downtown hub of entrepreneurialism and collaboration celebrates its 5th anniversary

COVID-19 rapid test has successful lab results, research moves to next stages

University of Nevada, Reno engineers and virologists team up for novel approach

Fall and spring break mitigation: remote instruction after fall break and spring break schedule adjusted

President Sandoval addresses the Pack regarding COVID-19 challenges and plans for the academic year

Sandoval's first day: You can come home again

The University's 17th president reflects on what was a busy first day in office

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Eloisa Gordon-Mora talks about her first year-plus on the job, including socio-political challenges, strategic planning, professional achievements and what the future holds

What is health literacy?

Health Literacy Month is here, and Dr. Alexandra Watson breaks down what that means and why it's important

Fall and spring break mitigation: remote instruction after fall break and spring break schedule adjusted

President Sandoval addresses the Pack regarding COVID-19 challenges and plans for the academic year

Sandoval's first day: You can come home again

The University's 17th president reflects on what was a busy first day in office