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  • Actor Jeremy Renner Met Brian Sandoval to Create New Film Opportunities for Students
    Actor Jeremy Renner wants to bring the film industry to northern Nevada and he's exploring locations to build a studio. Today he met with the University of Nevada, Reno president Brian Sandoval to create new opportunities for students. The actor is working with the Reynolds School of Journalism to foster new academic programs on UNR-owned properties. – Reno Gazette Journal
  • Nearly 3,000 Students to Cross Stage at UNR’s Commencement
    Nearly 3,000 students will cross the stage in 5 ceremonies on campus this weekend. A spokesperson for the university says this year’s oldest graduate is 74 and the youngest is 18. The most popular undergraduate majors are community health sciences, psychology, marketing, and management. The university will also confer its 125,000th degree during these commencement ceremonies.  - KOLO Ch. 8
  • UNR Center for Aging is Partnering with Bernard Osher Foundation to Offer Adults Over 50 Opportunities to Keep Learning
    The University of Nevada, Reno’s Center for Aging is connecting with the Bernard Osher Foundation to provide opportunities for those who want to keep learning. Through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute or OLLI adults over the age of 50 have the opportunity to get back in the classroom. The program gives you the chance to explore new interests, share ideas, and make friends. There's a variety of memberships available all under $100 where you can choose from more than 150 different learning experiences. They offer diverse topics like art, history, and literature. - KRNV Ch. 4
  • UNR Introduces “Semester at Lake Tahoe” Program
    The program is expected to roll out this fall and according to the university, it aims to create a study abroad type experience.“Semester at Lake Tahoe” is open to sophomores and juniors in the Colleges of Science, Liberal Arts, and Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, and the Schools of Public Health and Journalism. The emphasis will be on creating an intimate learning environment that will feature small class sizes, as well as field and practical experiences in areas such as the environment, sustainability, and the arts.
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Remembering Jim Hulse

Department of History honors the legacy of Jim Hulse

Headshot of Jim Hulse, professor emerita in the History Department at the University of Nevada, Reno.

University confers 3,130 degrees and certificates during spring 2023 commencement ceremonies

To date, the University has conferred over 125,000 degrees since opening in 1874

A bedazzled, sparkling graduation cap as viewed from behind with the Nevada Sport Wolf and the Nevada Blue colors with "Nevada" written in Silver gems and a little pretend diploma at the bottom.

Engineering graduates nearly 400 students May 19

Spring 2023 commencement activities also included Order of the Engineer and graduation celebration events

About two dozen graduates in caps and gowns sitting on chairs outdoors on the quad next to a blue banner that reads "Engineering."

Dean's Future Scholars' students benefit from Joy Crowley's donations

Joy Crowley donates food twice a week to the Dean's Future Scholars Lounge

Joy Crowley with DFS students and staff

Department of Educational Studies hosts first annual Graduate Research Forum

Doctoral students presented their research to peers and faculty

Presenters, faculty members, graduate student committee with Dean Donald Easton-Brooks and Associate Dean Eleni Oikonomidoy

Lake Tahoe drone video tips: How to get the shot

Chris Lanier, teaching professor of digital art at the University of Nevada, Reno, at Lake Tahoe, provides tips and tricks for filming with a drone ahead of his June 26 Summer Arts Workshop.

Aerial drone shot of Lake Tahoe

The College of Education and Human Development offers new undergraduate and graduate-level programs

New programs include a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and an online M.S. in Instructional Technology & Learning Design

Raggio building exterior with Best Graduate School Education badge in the upper right hand corner of the image.

Freshman recognizes his grandfather’s contributions to the University

Tristan Morrice uses the Edward Morrice Mineral Processing Laboratory

Tristan Morrice leans against a wall next to a plaque that reads, "The Edward Morrice Mineral Processing Laboratory."

Lake Tahoe Summer Arts Workshops return for the 39th year

The workshops provide skills-based intensive art experiences inspired by the beauty of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada

Oil painting of the Sierra Nevada

Sanford Center for Aging hosts anniversary open house

Event is free and open to the public

The Center for Molecular Medicine Building at night with the Sanford Center 30th identifier in the upper right hand corner

College of Business awards 519 degrees at Spring Commencement

The College boasts the highest number of degrees awarded from a singular academic unit this semester

Two College of Business students pose in regalia before entering the stage.

Semester at Lake Tahoe

I am pleased to announce the introduction of the “Semester at Lake Tahoe” program, which begins during the fall 2023 semester at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

Nevada graduates 56 student-athletes at Spring 2023 Commencement

This cohort brings the total number of student-athlete graduates to over 1,200 over the past 15 years

A large group of about 50 student-athletes stand smiling at the camera wearing suits and dresses and adorned with graduation regalia.

Hundreds participate in career day and medical clinic events in Tonopah

Extension brings University’s resources to help address critical needs in the small rural community

A child from Tonopah gets a medical exam by a woman who is checking vitals.

UNR Med Honors 2023 grads and awardees

UNR Medical School 2023 graduates celebrate and receive awards at Atlantis Casino Resort Reception

UNR Med Honors Reception 2023 Dean Paul J Hauptman

Engineering student set to study nuclear power policy during 9-week D.C. internship

For Abbey Hageman, nuclear is one of many interests

Abbey Hageman in a lab wearing lab coat, gloves and face protection, using tongs to hold a small cup with pink liquid, which she is pouring into a pan. Another person, facing away from the camera, is in the background.

Class of 2023 Medical School Commencement

58 New Doctors Honored at Medical School Class of 2023 Commencement

UNR Med Commencement 2023 Dean Hauptman

Mackay Banquet celebrates excellence in Mackay community

The annual banquet was held on April 28

A table tent listing sponsors of the Mackay School. There is a fork and plate in the foreground.

Rare book in Libraries’ collection potentially linked to Richard Cromwell

The discovery, a volume bearing an owner’s signature of possible significance, was made during a Special Collections and University Archives condition assessment

Oil on canvas portrait of Richard Cromwell.

Annual Nevada Tribal Food Summit teaches food sovereignty

Event takes place at University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe for the first time

Inside one of the hoop houses at Pyramid Lake.

Fifty-year-old time capsule reveals a piece of Medical School history

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine graduating class of 1973 opens a time capsule stored inside the wall of the first medical school building to reveal more than 50 artifacts

Five women, most in white UNR Med lab coats, smile and pose for the camera in front of the 1973 balloon display for the time capsule reveal

Dev Chidambaram wins Regents Mid-Career Researcher award

Chemical & Materials Engineering professor is preparing students to work in green, sustainable technologies of the future

Two men, Dev Chidambaram on left, Brian Sandoval on right, holding framed award and looking at the camera.

Research from College of Business explores impact of celebrity endorsement of cryptocurrency

Findings show increased likelihood of scams in celebrity-endorsed initial coin offerings

Four gold coins, representing four different cryptocurrencies, arranged in a diamond shape on a black background

Child and Family Research Center received Service-Learning Community Partner award

Human Development and Family Science students experience hands-on learning

Child and Family Research Center Faculty with award

NevadaTeach incorporates culturally relevant teaching practices throughout program

Master teachers present at UTeach Institute professional development event

(From left to right) Robert Quinn; Meghan Trowbridge; Megan Beckham; Jessie Ross; Mandi Collins, Glenn Waddell, Jr.; Melanie Duckworth; Colly Fisher and Nick Nemsgern

Using carbon dioxide to recover more critical minerals

Chu receives DoE ARPA-E grant to study mineral processing of rare earth minerals

A group of around 30 people stand in a classroom with tables in front of them.

4-H youth tackle mental health issues in their community

Teens find ways to make a difference in Moapa Valley

A group of Moapa Valley 4-H Teen Leadership Corps members hosting an outdoor movie to help raise money for the high school robotics team.

Nevada Field Day & Ag Expo provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

Farm stand, wine tasting, wool products, plant sale and University research highlights of event

Master gardeners hosting a booth at field day.

Faces of the Pack: Camellia Chang

Chang discusses her time at the University and receiving four degrees in four years

Young woman with dark hair in a white patterned shirt sitting in front of the University quad

Remembering Dr. Ilya Zaliapin

Dr. Ilya Zaliapin, a professor of mathematics, passed away on May 2, 2023

A portrait of Ilya Zaliapin smiling outside of the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center.

Annual artist-in-residence program selects Marko Bajzer for national park residency

University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts partners with Great Basin National Park Foundation to offer unique artist residency experience

Great Basin National Park starry night sky and bristlecone pine tree.

Faces of the Pack: Boris Carpio-Guerra and Hannah Alquiza

New president and vice president of the 91st session of the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN)

Woman in a beige suit jacket and white shirt stands back-to-back with man in a black suit jacket and black button-up shirt. The two stand in front of a gray wall with trees and a tall building in the background.

Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Teaching Award and Exceptional Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty College/School Awards announced for spring 2023

Awardees are recognized for their exemplary service to students and their individual achievements

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University honors more than 100 individuals at ‘Honor the Best’

The past year's achievements by students, faculty and staff honored at annual ceremony

Tamara Telles smiles and holds a certificate on stage with University President Brian Sandoval.

University of Nevada, Reno wins highly competitive NSF Engines Development Award

Award to support initial 24-month process of lithium battery workforce and economic development in Nevada

Pattern with representation of molecules, science and technology icons with the words, “NSF Engines Development Award."

College of Business provides unique learning opportunity with international flair

University partnership with the University of Rome Tor Vergata continues to evolve

Ansari business building on a sunny day with a clear, blue sky

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 5: Sudeep Chandra and Zeb Hogan

College of Science faculty share their world adventures and the impact they are making here in Nevada

Sudeep Chandra sits to the left of President Sandoval with Zeb Hogan on the right in a podcast recording room with three mics on the table in front of them.

Faces of the Pack: Dennis Garcia

NevadaTeach student turns obstacles into opportunities

Dennis Garcia

Journalism students honored at annual Savitt Awards, $2.5 million awarded in scholarships to date

The Reynolds School of Journalism recognized scholarship recipients, honor society inductees, and award winners

Alison Gaulden and Dean Al Stavitsky presenting an award to student Cove Carlson.

NIH grants University of Nevada, Reno Med Lab $2M+ for brain blood flow studies

NIH awards more than $2 million in grants to the Tran Lab at the University of Nevada, Reno Med to study neurovascular communication and brain health. Read about their research here

Dr. Cam H Tran in the lab with a white lab coat on

Bible Award winner Wang: ‘It really touches my heart’

Professor Eric Wang honored with 2023 Paul and Judy Bible Teaching Excellence Award

Professor Eric Wang surrounded by a large group of faculty and staff and President Brian Sandoval as they all smile and look at the camera holding up Wolf Pack hand signals.

Tibbitts Award winner Constantino: Inspiring her students and her colleagues

Associate Professor and Department Chair in Kinesiology Nora Constantino honored with one of two F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Awards 2023

Nora Constantino and President Sandoval pose with a large classroom full of smiling people as she accepts her award announcement.

Tibbitts Award winner Church: ‘I want to make history come alive for the students as best I can’

Associate Professor of History Christopher Church honored with one of two F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Awards 2023

A full classroom of smiling students with President Sandoval standing next to professor Chris Church in the front row.

Nevada Drought Update for May 2023

Only a small portion of the state is still in drought, and Lake Mead levels are forecasted to improve. Fire risk in northwestern Nevada is likely to be higher than normal by July.

Mackay Mines from a low angle showing off the spring blooms.

Meet the family behind Chabad at the University of Nevada, Reno

The University's Chabad offers support to the Jewish community on campus

Group of people sitting around a dinner table. Some of the men are wearing white Yamakas on their heads.

Mackay Muckers Women’s Team strikes gold

The team won first place at the 45th International Collegiate Mining Competition

The Mackay Muckers Women's Team sits on a pile of dirt in front of a mining cart. They are all covered in dirt.

University researchers are key players in world’s tallest full-scale building ever tested on Earthquake Shake Table

Researchers intend to prove the resilience of tall timber buildings when they simulate a series of large earthquakes on a 10-story mass timber building

A group of researchers stands on a sunny roof wearing hardhats and smiling at the camera.

College of Business hosts roundtable networking event featuring local leaders in technology industry

The Women in Tech initiative supports the advancement of women in the traditionally male-dominated field of technology

Event speakers Nicole Beaulieu, Jodi Patton, Bob Whitefield and Jackie Zuker sitting on stage at a long table covered by a black tablecloth.

Institute for Neuroscience hosts successful research retreat

Graduate students and faculty present research and discuss future plans at Granlibakken Resort in Lake Tahoe

Institute for Neuroscience Research Retreat check-in table at Granlibakken Resort

University’s Division of Student Services holds college day events for middle school students

Two University pep rallies promote enthusiasm for future learning at Archie Clayton Pre-AP Academy and Pine Middle School

Students sit in bleachers in a gym with the words Clayton painted on the wall behind them.

May is National Wildfire Awareness Month, Nevadans urged to prepare for wildfire

Living With Fire Program provides information at community events and online resources

A cheatgrass plant sprouting up from the soil.

Jim La wins Established Innovator Award for 2023

Recent achievements include software that monitors civil infrastructure

Head shot of Professor Jim La

University Libraries join Greater Western Library Alliance

GWLA membership to bring University faculty, students, researchers faster access to research collections while also enhancing the Libraries’ own collections

Two women sit at a table inside the Special Collections and University Archives Department. There are folders on the table with historical documents scattered across it.

Sierra Lullabies, a musical soundscape for oboe and computer on May 3

Professors in the Department of Music evoke Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada and Pyramid Lake in this free public performance on May 3 at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe at sunset

Spring 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

The University of Nevada, Reno quad in summer with people sitting on benches lined on the grass.

University of Nevada, Reno showcased Cuban musician Daymé Arocena

Students and Reno community experienced series of events on Cuban jazz, music and culture

Cuban musician Daymé Arocena singing on stage at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Five journalism students win National Hearst Journalism Awards

Students Joffea Burgos, Kayla Crowley, Tara Fejfar, Nick Stewart, and Jaedyn Young placed among the top student journalists

Nick Stewart, Jaedyn Young, and Joffea Burgos

College of Business Career and Corporate Outreach Center provides job development opportunities

Center’s events help students to build a professional network early in their careers

Group of students standing in front of gray wall with Microsoft's logo on it

Visualizing the Vaccine

Artists and public health experts talk about their experiences with the COVID-19 vaccine

A woman's upper body depicting her unique immunological response to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Prestigious DOE fellowship awarded to Engineering doctoral student

Craig Moore gets $169,000 to study nuclear energy solutions over the next three years

Two people in a lab. A younger man is seating in the foreground at a desk with a computer, looking at the camera. An older man is standing behind him, also looking at the camera.

Newly awarded University Foundation Professor also recognized for displaying excellence in laboratory safety

Dr. Violeta Mutafova-Yambolieva and her research group voted 2023 Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award recipient

Violeta Mutafova-Yambolieva stands on the balcony of Morrill Hall at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Mimirs Well-Ness wins Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

Annual $50,000 award funded by businessman, alumnus Rick Sontag

Five people holding a giant check awarding $50,000 to Mimirs Well-Ness with a memo for Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

University alumna and current administrator publishes Hirschsprung disease research

Director of Hispanic/Latinx Community Relations publishes research in developmental genetics

Karla Hernandez and Tom Kidd in the lab wearing lab coats and smiling. Kidd is holding a rack of tubes and syringes, and Hernandez is holding a lab notebook.

Sci-On! International Film Festival returns to the Planetarium May 1 - 6

The annual science and science fiction film festival to feature a visit from time travel expert

An aerial shot of the Fleischmann Planetarium.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

I am incredibly proud of the Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty and staff community and the contributions that they make on a daily basis to our University and all of northern Nevada.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

The Multicultural Center set to host Affinity Graduate Celebrations

Spring 2023 graduates from several affinity groups will be honored during various ceremonies next month

A student is pictured wearing a mortar board cap that reads "Gracias mami y papi" on the top of the cap and "Nutrition B.S." on the bottom of the cap with a pineapple illustration beneath it

Looking for library materials? Get them through the library search.

University Libraries integrates interlibrary loan requesting with website for easy requesting of books, articles and scans, coupled with quick delivery

Two Libraries student assistants pass two library users their checked-out library materials at the University Libraries access services desk located inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 4: Meet GAIN Scholar Jess Buelow

The GAIN Scholars program provides resources to first-generation and historically underrepresented graduate students

President Sandoval sits to the left of Jess Buelow in a podcast recording room.

Upcoming mental health survey

This survey aims to gather valuable insights into the experiences, challenges, and expectations related to mental health support within our community.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

College of Liberal Arts recognizes the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students

Faculty, staff and students honored at annual awards ceremony

Dean Casilde Isabelli handing an award to an esteemed faculty member.

Land, Water, Place: An Art and Science Collaborative

Scholars, curators, academics and students will present interactive discussions focused on our complex relationships with land, water and place

Person holding up a picture of Cave Rock at Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe.

Engineering moves up in U.S. News & World Report grad school rankings

With an eye toward further advancement, the College of Engineering concurrently is working on new strategic plan

Two students standing in a lab; the student in the background is holding a drone and looking at it; the student in the foreground  is a a computer monitor and also is looking at the drone.

Engineering students team up with Tesla to build a mobile, electric power station

‘Mobile Power Station,’ other senior capstone projects will be showcased on campus May 5 at Innovation Day

Four students standing in a residential garage with a Tesla Powerwall battery.

College of Education and Human Development’s graduate programs are among the nation’s best

College receives high ratings in the U.S. News and World Report

Raggio Building with Best Grad School U.S. News and World Report Education 2023-24

College of Business recognizes outstanding students and researchers

Annual Honors and Awards Banquet, hosted by Business Student Council, celebrates academic excellence

Business Student Council members dressed in business professional attire with faculty advisors Jen Nelson and Jim McClenahan

Talks on the future of geothermal energy in Nevada at the Energy Solutions Forum

Jack Norbeck spoke about Fervo Energy's project with Google using geothermal energy in Northern Nevada

A man in a black long-sleeved t-shirt presents at the front of a room full of people. He is pointing a clicker at a screen.

Recycled-plastic pavement withstands heavy trucks and extreme weather

Partnership between University of Nevada, Reno and Granite Construction

student tests plastic pavement in machine

Visions of Change: A Community Kickback

Students from the Gender, Race and Identity colloquium class organize last event of 2022-23 series

Art by University student Ricardo Rubalcaba Paredes, titled “Familia Elegida (Belonging),” 2023 depicting three students lying on the ground smiling.

College of Engineering dean joins NSF advisory committee

Erick Jones to serve three-year term on the NSF Directorate for STEM Education

Man in a suit with arms crossed standing indoors.

Faces of the Pack: Kirsten Schneider

Senior spotlight from the College of Education and Human Development

Kirsten Schneider at Disneyland

Explore science for free at Museum of Natural History, Keck Museum and Fleischmann Planetarium April 23-24

The museums are hosting guests as part of the Northern Nevada Science and Technology Festival

Audience in the Full-Dome Theater in 1963 watching the blue sky and clouds projected on the ceiling at the Fleischmann Planetarium.

Society for Freshwater Science announces Aaron Koning as recipient of Career Award

Global Water Center researcher pursues conservation solutions that sustain aquatic diversity and human needs

Aaron Konig kneels on a riverbank preparing scientific samples.

Earth Day!

Earth Day gives us all a chance to celebrate the Earth while also taking stock of what the future holds.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

A story of finding your purpose and your person

Wolf Pack great Joel Bitonio and his wife, Courtney, continue to find ways to give back to the University where they first met

Joel Bitonio poses next to his children and wife, Courtney, and his mother while in the Cleveland Browns room accepting the Man of the Year award.

Can electric vehicles be hacked?

Professors and graduate students from the College of Engineering share basic techniques to protect electric vehicles from hacking

Dark gray Tesla parked in a public garage next to wide yellow stripe on the ground, with a blue cord plugged into its charging port.

University of Nevada, Reno graduate ties for first in range management event

Elsie Childress scored high marks during national exam at annual meeting

Elsie Childress holding her award.

University Police Department – Northern Command to participate in Memorial Run

Five members from UPD will participate in the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Relay Run

A group of men and women stand smiling for the camera outside dressed in running police branded gear.

College of Education and Human Development hosts Spring Celebration

Donors, faculty and students honored at the awards ceremony

Students and faculty with their awards

College of Business Sports Management program announces partnership with WeCOACH

WeCOACH is a national nonprofit dedicated to the recruitment and development of female coaches in sports

Concrete sign on the Ansari business building above the entrance that reads Nazir Ansari Business Building

Bahram Parvin receives $2.2 million to develop a novel cancer therapeutic by reprogramming the tumor microenvironment

The ‘holy grail’ of cancer treatment is to develop a therapy that eliminates cancer cells without collateral damage

Two people, a younger woman and older man, wearing white lab coats and standing in a lab.

Tuesday's historic visit

On Tuesday, April 18, our campus came together to welcome the Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, for an official White House visit in Nightingale Hall.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

Vice President Kamala Harris visits the University of Nevada, Reno

The vice president was joined by City of Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and actress Rosario Dawson

Mayor Schieve, Rosario Dawson, and VP Kamala Harris sit on couches and speak on stage with American flags.

Nevada Chamber Opera presents Handel's Acis and Galatea

Nevada Chamber Opera, Chamber Choir and Symphony Orchestra collaborate for two extraordinary and distinct performances on April 20 and 22

The cast of “Acis and Galatea” rehearsing for their upcoming performance. From left to right: Randall Smith singing with Oihana Villanueva, Miguel A. González Sáenz, Olivia Knock and Diego Marrero Perez playing string instruments.

University’s Concrete Canoe team wins ISWS regional competition

Team is raising funds to compete in the national competition this June

14 students carrying a canoe into the water at the Sparks Marina.

IT Technician Steve Clayton fixes ‘whatever we’ve messed up’

Clayton wins Classified Employee of the Month award for April

Man sitting at a desk, looking at the camera.

Quarterly Climate Report and Outlook - April through June

Nevada State Climatologist Steph McAfee provides an outlook and report for climate and weather

A view of Manzanita Lake, with blooming trees in the foreground.

Faces of the Pack: Brian Liu Nguyen

Nguyen reflects on his time at the University and talks about giving back to the community

Man in a beige button down and gold necklace smiling in the woods on a foggy day.

Religious Studies Committee presents Jelena Subotic for Kutten lecture

Departments of Political Science and Gender, Race and Identity collaborate to host guest speaker, Jelena Subotic

Head shot of Jelena Subotic.

61st Annual Reno Jazz Festival celebrates the future of jazz April 27-29

The festival features workshops and performances by groundbreaking trumpeter Marquis Hill and vibraphonist Joel Ross

Marquis Hill playing the trumpet.

Support Nevada’s only Collegiate Recovery Program during National Collegiate Recovery Week

Join the School of Public Health in wearing purple on Saturday, April 15, 2023 and making a gift to NRAP to support National Collegiate Recovery Week

" NRAP has provided me with a place to belong to at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Vice President of the United States to visit campus

Tuesday, April 18, the University of Nevada, Reno will welcome Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States, to campus.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

How can college students avoid getting sick?

Medical Director of the University’s Student Health Center Dr. Cheryl Hug-English discusses ways for students to stay healthy

Doctor's office with a patient chair and various tools and instruments on a white desk.

Former Smithsonian Institution Under Secretary for Science closes out 12th season of Discover Science

Eva Pell will share what she learned while serving in the role and how she became a children’s book author

A woman wearing blue scrubs and white gloves holds a leopard kitten.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 3: Honors College Dean Matt Means

The University’s Honors College continues to make honors education accessible to more students

President Sandoval sits to the left of Matt Means in a podcast recording room.

Cultural evolution and its applications explored in new PNAS publication

Foundation Professor of Psychology Steven C. Hayes collaborates on new research highlighting the value of prosocial behavior at the individual and group level

" "I think the deep message of our work is that every voice matters."


University’s Wolf Pack Meats reopens production facility

New partnership will help ramp up processing capacity and increase retail offerings

Tom Kulas, operations manager, and JD Hoagland, consultant standing in front of a Wolf Pack Meats sign.

Nevada Drought Update for April 2023

Drought was alleviated across much of Nevada

A brick building with a dogwood tree that is starting to bloom in front of it. The name of the building reads, "Effie Mona Mack"

University Center for Economic Development awarded grant from Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation

The grant is one of eight awarded throughout the state to academic organizations and students

The Nazir Ansari business building, daytime

University of Nevada, Reno named a Voter Friendly Campus for the fourth year in a row

This acknowledgement comes from NASPA and the Campus Vote Project

People walking on a sidewalk in between a lawn of grass on the left and a brown building on the right. Clear blue sky in background.

University’s Concrete Canoe team set to compete April 15 at Sparks Marina

Event is part of a regional civil engineering competition April 13-15 at the University

31 students in a garage setting standing around a mold of canoe, ready to pour concrete.

Valerie Fridland releases new book “Like, Literally, Dude”

University of Nevada, Reno linguistics professor argues for the good in bad English

Headshot of Valerie Fridland.

Expert panel discusses impact of financial literacy on mental and physical health

Experts from GNCU, Renown Health and the School of Public Health discussed how financial literacy can impact wellness and health outcomes and steps to improve both.

Panelists from Greater Nevada Credit Union, School of of Public Health and Renown Health share their insights with community members.

Grow Your Own, Nevada! virtual classes discuss growing healthy food at home

Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses online for communities statewide

Herbs growing.

Extension launches program to connect and support Latina entrepreneurs

Spanish-language monthly breakfasts cohosted by Extension and the Latin Chamber begin April 28

A group of Latina business owners after a small business training class.

Foundation’s Pack Partnership Grants invest in projects campuswide

Four projects receive funding from inaugural grant cycle. 2023-24 applications open through April 21.

Four men and two women standing on the porch of Morrill Hall smiling for group photo.

The art of Ben Aleck honors career of indigenous Numu (Northern Paiute) artist and educator

Aleck, a former University of Nevada, Reno Upward Bound program participant, talks about his art, Nevada and the opening of his exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art

A painting with a yellow background and images of flowers with an eagle in the center, viewed from above as it flies.

Carl Bernstein visits Reynolds School of Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize winner was honored at the 58th annual Scripps Lecture

Carl Bernstein speaking at a podium.

Watch: Day at the Legislature, The Wolf Pack Way

University leadership and students attended the 2023 Day at the Legislature on April 3

The Nevada Wolf Pack mascots stand on either side of Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen and University President Brian Sandoval, smiling and holding up Wolf Pack signs with their hands.

Student-led business startups compete for $50,000 award

2023 Sontag Entrepreneurship Award Competition announces five finalists

Nazir Ansari Business building signage outside the building in the fall

First Amendment Forum with Ike Bailey, “More Light, Less Heat”

The Reynolds School of Journalism to bring professor and journalist, Ike Bailey, to campus on April 12 to discuss freedom of expression on college campuses

Headshot of Issac Bailey

Is having extreme weather the new normal?

State Climatologist and Associate Professor of Geography Steph McAfee shares her professional opinion on extreme weather

Students walking on a path covered in snow surrounded by trees covered in snow and a brown building with white columns in the middle.

OLLI presents Day of Remembrance 2023

Denial: How activists, politicians, and educators are trying to rewrite the history of the Holocaust

Jan Grabowski

Meet the members of the University’s Wolf Pack Taiko Club

The club’s student officers talk about Taiko, a traditional style of Japanese drumming, and what it means to them

Close up of three people wearing all black and playing tall drums that reach just below their waists with light brown drumsticks in front of a blue background.

College of Engineering listens to industry, academia

Local leaders provide input on new strategic plan, due later this year

Four people sitting inside at a long table; the person on the right is speaking and gesturing with hands in front of her body.

Mak3rthon competition has students design products to improve outdoor recreation accessibility

Team Jirachi takes home $1,500 prize for ‘The Climbin’ Buddy,’ helping make rock climbing more accessible for the visually impaired

Mak3rthon 2023 first place team, Team Jirachi

Athena Hildt’s Spring 2023 School of the Arts winning sticker seamlessly blends themes of life and death

Submissions now open for Fall 2023 contest

The winning sticker of the School of the Arts Spring 2023 Sticker Contest, depicting a skull with flowers growing out of it.

College of Business hosts 28 MBA students from Switzerland

Visiting business students undertake projects with northern Nevada companies

Students stand outside in the sun with University President Brian Sandoval

Northern Nevada Diversity Summit to be held at University of Nevada, Reno on April 14

This year’s theme is “Effective Inclusion: Understanding & Supporting Experiences of Belonging”

Brandon Wolf in a green suite speaking on stage.

Whalen, longtime director and AVP for facilities, passes away

In a career that spanned four decades, Brian Whalen helped build today’s University

A sepia toned photo of a young Brian Whalen imposed upon a black and white photo of the University of Nevada, Reno's main campus.

Nevada First-Gen Network set to deliver $2.5 million through micro-grant program

Organizations assisting first-generation college students can submit applications

Nevada First-Gen Network staff with Senator Heidi Seevers Gansert

How are deepfakes dangerous?

Assistant Professor of Global Media Paromita Pain discusses how to identify deepfakes

Close up of the left corner of a computer screen that shows the application Photoshop open and in use.

Biology professor seeks to understand amphibian resilience

McMinn Research Professor Jamie Voyles works to bring diverse voices into pathogen science

Two women work side by side in a lab. The younger woman is looking at the other woman. Both are wearing lab coats.

Public Health Highlight: Officer Thompson

Officer Michael Thompson shares how his public health degree influences his career and overall perspective

Officer Michael Thompson in police uniform, smiling in front of a river.

College of Education & Human Development receives grant for literacy mentorship program

Dean’s Literacy Corps matches children from underserved communities with student mentors

Regina Aguilar Becerra reads to preschoolers

Is 100% fruit juice a healthy choice for my family? | ¿Es el jugo 100% de fruta una opción saludable para mi familia?

100% fruit juice is not equivalent to whole fruit. | El jugo 100% de fruta no es equivalente a la fruta entera.

Glass pitchers of colorful fruit juices are surrounded by whole and sliced fruits, such as oranges and limes.

Faces of the Pack: Richard Hutton

Richard Hutton earns Doctor of Musical Art degree and heads to tenure-track position at Boise State

Headshot image of Richard Hutton.

Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities receives $200,000 grant to support students in STEM fields

Students with disabilities seek to change STEM culture on-campus through mentorship program

Makaalynn Wortham, Ammal Abdul, Randal Owen, Nicole Wadden and Mehmet Gumus sitting on a couch and smiling

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 2: What’s next for the Nevada Wolf Pack?

President Brian Sandoval visits with Athletic Director Stephanie Rempe for an update on athletics at the University

President Sandoval sits to the left of Stephanie Rempe in a podcast recording room.

University to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with events in April

Various campus and community events will provide educational opportunities and cultural celebrations

Three students stand outside with plates of food at the API Night Market on campus at UNR.

Top 16 finalists of 2023 Three-Minute Thesis competition announced

Graduate students will compete in the final event on April 13

6 individuals hold extra large, green checks for winning the 3-minute thesis competition in 2022.

Sanford Center for Aging hosts Aging Appreciation Week

The week creates appreciation and awareness of aging

Theresa B Skaar speaking at a podium with the Gerontology Academic Program logo in the background

Jon Bilbao Basque Library, part of The Arborglyph Collaborative, receives $24,000 grant

Basque programs from Boise State, Cal State, Bakersfield, University of Nevada, Reno to document, share historical arborglyphs found across American West

Basque arborglyph of a building structure.

University of Nevada, Reno presents Stupid F**king Bird

The Department of Theatre and Dance shares a gutsy modern take on a Chekhov classic

The cast of Stupid F**king Bird on stage rehearsing for their upcoming performance.

Farm to Fork Certification Program provides information on livestock production and processing

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada livestock producers

A herd of cattle grazing in a Nevada pasture.

Nevada Business Environmental Program receives national recognition during annual training

2023 National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program annual training held in Stateline March 20-23

The Nevada BEP team holding their award

Mechanical Engineering grad student wins Post Foundation Scholarship

National prize recognizes those studying nuclear waste management

Lucia Poole standing indoors in front of a sign announcing the WM Symposia 2023 honors and awards luncheon

Discussions on making solar energy efficient and accessible at Energy Solutions Forum

NREL Senior Research Fellow Joey Luther studies new types of semiconductors and their properties

A man stands in front of a crowded room pointing to a screen with two bar graphs on it.

College of Business to host second annual Sports Management Tahoe Summit May 15-17

Event features fireside chat with Emily Prazer, with the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix

Guests sit around tables in a hotel ballroom for the first annual Sports Management Summit dinner.

Cameron Duncan inducted to the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Duncan currently serves as the Interim Dean of the University’s Orvis School of Nursing

Man in blue collared shirt with a plain grey background.

University of Nevada, Reno’s Cultural Diversity Committee publishes resource guide containing demographic data

Co-Chair Melissa McClinton discusses her work at the University, as well as the purpose of the committee and its resource guide

Close up of tree with white blossoming flowers. Three students walking on a sidewalk in front of a green, grass lawn. Blue sky and brown building in background.

Lactose intolerant? | ¿Sufre de intolerancia a la lactosa?

This may put you at higher risk for some health conditions. | Es posible que esto lo pone en un mayor riesgo de sufrir de algunas condiciones de salud.

A father and daughter in the kitchen together, smiling and enjoying glasses of milk.

The University of Nevada, Reno announces new additions to the Nevada Dining Program

In partnership with Chartwells Higher Education, University of Nevada, Reno brings delivery robots, Halal Shack and additional dining concepts to campus this year

A salad wrap being prepared with fresh ingredients by someone who is wearing gloves.

Rubber hits the road for RTDensity

Electrical Engineering Professor Sesh Commuri’s road construction tool goes to market

Sesh Commuri standing in front of RTDensity booth at trade show.

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine students matched with residency programs

Fifty-eight UNR Med students gathered for Match Day, when students learn where they will train for their residencies in various specialty fields.

What’s the difference between sugar and other sweeteners? | ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre el azúcar y otros endulzantes?

No matter what form of sugar you eat or drink, it’s still sugar. | No importa qué tipo de azúcar coma o beba, sigue siendo azúcar.

Sugar cubes.

Monster Fish exhibition opens at Discovery Museum

Associate Research Professor Zeb Hogan's work to find, study and protect freshwater megafish featured

Zeb Hogan with payara

Mackay School professor presents award to Senator Cortez Masto

Senator Cortez Masto received the AASG’s Pick and Gavel award

Jim Faulds hands Senator Catherine Cortez Masto an award. The award is a block of wood with a plaque and a piece of a gold-colored rock on it. They are both dressed formally and are smiling for the photo, being taken in an office.

Nevada men's and women's tennis teams previews season with upcoming home openers

The Nevada men's and women's tennis teams open up at McArthur Tennis Court for their spring home openers this weekend with tennis action Friday-Sunday, featuring a doubleheader on Saturday.

Tennis net at McArthur Tennis Court, home of Nevada Tennis

Researchers work to identify new diagnostic tools for schizophrenia

All-female team of psychology researchers studying how low-cost biomarkers can be used in diagnostics

Five women stand at the base of a flight of stairs. Three women stand in the front, two in the back.

Graduate assistant announcement

As of July 1, 2023, we will offer 100% coverage of tuition costs for graduate teaching assistant positions that are on state funding.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

College of Business strengthens international learning programs

Students gain insights that strengthen their preparation for futures in a global economy

A group of faculty and students from the 2019 trip to Warsaw, Poland gather for a picture

Nevada Earns No. 11 Seed in 2023 NCAA Tournament

Nevada Men's Basketball team is headed to NCAA tournament set to play Arizona State as the No. 11 seed in the first four in Dayton, Ohio

Nevada Men's Basketball players celebrate after point on home court.

Drinking life to the fullest

Student documentary “Piconland” named “Best Nevada Film” at film festival

A documentarian interviewing an employee at Louis' Basque Corner on camera.

Interested in a bioengineering career?

Learn about the bioengineering field at March 30 event

Head shot of keynote speaker Derek Beenfeldt

Giving Day: The Wolf Pack Way

Help raise vital funds campuswide by donating to the area that matters most to you on Tuesday, March 28

A group of 17 people, mostly students, stand on the steps inside the Reynold's School of Journalism smiling. The front students hold signs saying "Thank you!" and "Proud Member of the Pack!" and "We are grateful for you!"

Nevada Drought Update for March 2023

State Climatologist shares a quarterly update about Nevada’s ongoing drought

A photo of the Truckee River reaching the tops of the riverbanks. There is snow on the ground all around the river.

PBS Reno selects University President Brian Sandoval as 2023 Extraordinary Philanthropist of the Year

President Sandoval will be recognized on Sept. 8 for his ties to the northern Nevada community and the differences he makes in the lives of others

Headshot of a smiling President Brian Sandoval

Have you seen these specialty kids’ milks? | ¿Ha visto las leches especiales para niños?

You don’t need to rush out and spend extra on a specialty milk for your child. | No necesita apresurarse y gastar más en una leche especial para su hijo(a).

Boy holding plate of dairy while girl points to dairy section of MyPlate graphic

Power on

New testing instrument, only one of its kind in Nevada, allows College of Engineering to expand research into power grids

Four men standing on an outdoor stairwell in front of the Pennington Engineering Building.

Extension provides 4-H after-school program at Ralph Cadwallader Middle School

Students receive free opportunities for enrichment when the school day ends

A group of students working outside on clearing a tortoise habitat as well as a student working on his latch hook rug.

Study finds high stress levels in agriculture producers, identifies paths to coping

University of Nevada, Reno leads study as part of Western Regional Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Project

cattle grazing with mountain in the background

Faces of the Pack: Black Diaspora Coordinator Brandon Sanders

Sanders talks about the Black Diaspora Program and last month’s Black History Month events

Brandon Sanders smiling in a black suit and white collared button up in front of a glass window that opens up to a blue sky and other concrete buildings.

“Sagebrushers” season 2 kicks off with an important conversation about neurodiversity

President Brian Sandoval visits with University Neurodiversity Alliance member Jeffrey Hutsler during Neurodiversity Celebration Week

President Sandoval sits to the right of Jeffrey Hutsler in a podcast recording room.

Are drink tablets safe for my family? | ¿Son seguros para mi familia los comprimidos para bebidas (drink tablets)?

Some have ingredients that are unsafe for kids. | Algunos tienen ingredientes que no son seguros para los niños.

A child eating cereal in a bowl of milk.

Energy Solutions Forum speaker works on processes to take carbon out of the air

Christopher Jones says we need to transition to renewable energy as well as implement direct air capture

A man in front of a screen speaks to an audience.

Multicultural Center’s FreeWall Jam event brings inspiration, camaraderie and discussion to campus

Spray painting artist “Doomed Movement,” Terrence Hammond, creates art with students and community

Woman stands outside next to two freewalls that together are spray painted to reflect the combined art of many people who attended the FreeWall Jam event. The mural is colorful and features images of hearts and people and stairs.

Joining the Pack welcomes eighth-grade students to the University of Nevada, Reno

The pilot program encourages middle schoolers to think about going to college

Group of students walking up stairs as they smile and talk amongst each other in front of a brown brick and clear glass building with a silver handrail in the middle.

U.S. Navy National Concert Band makes a stop in Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno to host the free, family-friendly concert on March 15

The U.S. Navy Concert Band on stage.

College of Business researchers investigate if gender quota laws lead to increased perception of tokenism

Women on boards of directors viewed as tokens to lesser extent when gender quota minimum is exceeded

Two men and one woman dressed in business attire surround an open laptop

Basque Library, Center for Basque Studies celebrate career, writing of Robert Laxalt

Two-day conference March 9 – 10 to feature local, regional, international scholars along with Basque music, dancing and improvisational poetry

Robert Laxalt speaks to a crowd at a podium at the dedication ceremony of the National Basque Monument on August 27, 1989.

For Interim Dean of the College of Science Katherine McCall, the people make the place

The interim dean has long worked to ensure everyone has access to STEM education

Six women stand at the end of a hallway smiling. A woman in the middle wearing a cardigan is looking to her right and smiling.

How many states of matter are there?

Physics professor shares his thoughts on a surprisingly difficult question

The sun takes up much of the left side of the image, but a large stream of plasma that looks like fire is extending out toward the right side of the photo.

Professors Gustin and Cushman elected as American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

AAAS Fellowship is one of the most distinguished honors in the scientific community internationally

Mae Gustin on the left and John Cushman on the right.

Decolonizing the outdoors

Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events featuring Indigenous experts

Digital illustration of a girl looking at a butterfly by Jahi titled "Elise la Lombriz," 2021.

Talks@Tahoe: Legacy of James E. Church’s snow science research preserved

Historical data digitized, preserved and made accessible to serve needs of research communities, public

Two people stand in the snow at Mt. Rose.

Genre-defying Butterscotch concludes the 62nd Performing Arts Series season

Performing Arts Series season comes to a close with a show-stopping performance by the vocal percussionist virtuosa, Butterscotch

Headshot of Butterscotch.

Robots are feeding the Pack!

Nevada Dining discusses the safety, convenience and sustainability of its food delivery robots

On a sunny day outside of the Knowledge Center a person bends down taking a white bag out of a Starship delivery robot.

March is Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a time for us to recognize, celebrate and learn more about the achievements of women throughout our history.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

Extension offers new comprehensive training for early childhood educators

‘Spiral Up’ provides a career pathway for child care professionals

A group of child care educators sitting at a table planning out professional portfolio assignments.

Michael Coray: ‘Bringing voices to the table that otherwise might not have been heard’

University’s first black professor of history was a groundbreaking figure

Close up candid of Suzi and Michael Coray in black and white. The couple is looking in the distance and smiling.

Making autonomous mining safer

Researchers developing software to simulate autonomous mining operations

A large mining haul truck drives toward the left of the photo. There are large mountains in the background.

Small-acreage certification program supports beginning farmers and ranchers

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada agriculture producers

A herd of cattle grazing in a field while eating grass.

Sagebrushers ep. 12: Dr. Alyssa Nota

In honor of Study Abroad Day, President Brian Sandoval visits with the CEO of USAC Alyssa Nota to learn about the positive impacts of studying abroad on students' lives and careers

President Sandoval sits to the left of Alyssa Nota in a podcast recording room.

Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Teaching Award and Exceptional Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty College/School Awards for fall 2022

Awardees are recognized for their exemplary service to students and individual achievements

Blue 'N' statue next to grass and a brown brick building, with a girl and two boys walking across a path.

Small grants support big entrepreneurial dreams across University campus

LaunchNevada Initiative by Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship supports student startups

Sierra Hixson holding her product, Adventure Provisions, up to the camera.

Nobel laureate physicist visits University on March 2

Discover Science Lecture Series brings renowned physicist to campus

A man sits in a laboratory next to a metal device.

Veteran organizations on campus give back to the veterans in Reno community

The University’s Veteran Services department spearheads project to install karma box

Man and woman standing on either side of a box that is painted blue and decorated with the state of Nevada with red and white stripes inside.

Using massive lasers to understand planetary physics

Clemons-Magee Endowed Professor in Physics Thomas White seeks to understand the internal workings of planets beyond Earth

Thomas White, wearing a dark blue button-up collared shirt, smiles on the Quad.

BS-DMD student awarded scholarship for dental school

Caitleen Navarro’s standout experiences rewarded

Caitleen Navarro smiles in front of the Quad wearing a Circle K nametag.

University expedition highlights long-term research on the Mekong River

International collaborations with the Global Water Center contribute to successful conservation efforts

fish release on Mekong River

Online cybersecurity program gets national recognition

Shamik Sengupta, shown from the waist up, standing in front of a wall of computer servers.

The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe is uniquely designed with students in mind

Learn about how the gift of Sierra Nevada University in July 2021 has transformed the University of Nevada, Reno and how both the main campus and UNR at Lake Tahoe are shaping the future of The Wolf Pack Way

Interior shot of the circulation desk at the Prim Library at the UNR at Lake Tahoe library.

Renewed commitment to the Epicenter for Judicial Education at the University of Nevada, Reno

Collaboration offers exclusive headquarters for educating judges, improving justice system

Exterior of the National Judicial College on campus at UNR on a sunny, blue sky day.

“This small seed will blossom into a large oak tree”

Two new endowed chairs are just the beginning for Alice and Fred Ottoboni’s planned gift

Endowed professors and CABNR dean holding plaques and smiling for photo.

Lactation rooms provide comfort and privacy for students, staff and faculty

The University currently maintains nine lactation rooms both on and off campus

Sign outside the lactation room in the Continuing Education Building. The words "105 Lactation/Quiet Room" are written with braille underneath.

Intelligent Mobility: public bus automatically detects, reports damaged signals, signs and other maintenance issues to RTC team

Through partnership with RTC of Washoe County, a University team is testing the new, first-of-its-kind ‘digital twin’ technology on the streets of Reno

Advanced sensors and AI technology attached to an RTC bus allow the bus to monitor the traffic infrastructure around it.

University of Nevada, Reno receives CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence

The Core Writing Program is one of only eight programs to receive this award for 2022-2023

Students at a table reading and writing.

Lynn Whetstone’s support opens doors for students to study abroad

High school students benefit from Dean's Future Scholars study abroad program

Vanesa Gallegos-Jaimes, Cazandra Gonzalez-Avila and Monserrath Ramirez-Ramirez holding a banner that says España

An optimistic view of climate solutions based on an energy transition

The first speaker of the Energy Solutions Forum, Chris Field, gave an introduction on climate change-related problems and possible solutions. More speakers are coming these following weeks.

A speaker stands in front of a seated audience

Journalism School to host Kevin Merida, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times

Merida to discuss the future of news in a forum at the University of Nevada, Reno on March 6.

Headshot of Kevin Merida.

150th anniversary logo selected

The 150th anniversary logo that was chosen marks the beginning of our effort to tell a 150-year story of institutional success

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

Science Saves the World (and Santa's syrup recipe) in winning video for College of Science Video Competition

Lexi Timpone won first place for her science-themed video, three videos also recognized

A dog wearing a sweatshirt with a person's hand coming out of the sleeves looks as if it's writing in a notebook. There is a fireplace with stockings handing in the background.

Michigan State University shooting

Monday night’s shootings on the campus of Michigan State University were tragic and horrific. To the Michigan State community, we express our solidarity. We know that there is grief and that the loss will never be fully healed.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

Child and Family Research Center’s Home Visiting program receives $2.25 million grant

Home Visit program is first in the country to offer support to incarcerated caregivers

Home visitor Candy Cannon (right) sits at a table with a mother and her two children as the children color.

Your genetics, your story, our care

The Healthy Nevada Project is opening doors to genetic research in Nevada

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine monument sign seen from the street.

The Collective ‘We’: A Public Health Approach to Love, Life and Leadership

Alumnus and American football guard Austin Corbett shares how his public health education helps him tackle life on and off the field.

Austin Corbett standing with his wife Madison at a formal UNR event.

League of American Bicyclists invites University Bicycle Working Group members to National Bike Summit

Support from the national bicyclist organization continues after the Reno-Sparks area was selected as one of five communities nationwide to host a Bicycle Friendly Community Workshop.

A cyclists on a street with cars

What is ChatGPT?

Assistant Professor of Information Systems Alan Yang explains the basics of ChatGPT

Neon computer code lights up a black computer screen.

Karla Hernández: New director of Hispanic/Latinx community relations

Hernández shares her background at the University and what her new position entails

Woman smiles in a navy blue collared 'Nevada' shirt in front of a grey gradient background.

Extension to conduct detailed assessment of Nevada’s rural housing needs

Results will be used to guide Nevada Rural Housing projects and other Nevada housing efforts

A front porch of a white house as the sun is going down.

Community health specialist to enhance Extension programs

Sabina Malik joins Extension to enhance programming aimed at increasing wellness in southern Nevada

Sabina Malik with green plants in the background.

New director of Downing Counseling Clinic seeks to meet the growing demand for mental health services

Clinic provides onsite training for College of Education and Human Development counseling students

Renwick supervising students Janell Halverson and Clarisa Rivas-Reyes in the clinic

Connecting habitat in the Central Valley could help save California’s pollinators

University of Nevada, Reno teams with Xerces Society in study of agricultural fields, urban interface

hedgerow along farmland

LaunchNevada to host entrepreneurship event on Feb. 23

The LaunchNevada initiative promotes student entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno

Two autonomous drones flying over downtown Reno.

Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh leads protein engineering research and diversity in chemical engineering

International Day of Women and Girls in Science is Feb. 11.

Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh, Neda Etezadi-Amoli and Heather Burkin standing outside and shown from the waist up.

Black History Month Wellness Fair hosted by ACCEPT

School of Public Health faculty serving as ACCEPT Board of Directors support community event.

" If I can help somebody…You know, my living shall not be in vain.


College of Education & Human Development online graduate programs one of the top in the country

Online graduate programs in Equity and Diversity and Reading Curriculum and Instruction continue to receive national recognition

William J. Raggio building with students walking in front of the building

University of Nevada, Reno students to attend United States Hispanic Leadership Institute

National conference allows students to interact with most influential Hispanic leaders in the country

Students and faculty pose in a the hall of a conference center.

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship to host International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

The conference will be held in person on March 7 and 8

Laura Jackson sits in front of a blue background.

Memorial service slated for Feb. 17 for James Cox, late director of JSCU

A memorial service for Dr. James Cox, director of the Joe Crowley Student Union who passed away in early January, will be held on Friday, Feb. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the fourth floor ballrooms of the JCSU

James Cox's headshot on a black background.

Message regarding earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

We stand ready to help all Wolf Pack Family members who are from Turkey or Syria in any way we can. We are here to help all of you navigate this devastating and tragic event.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

Nevada Cyber Club places seventh in national competition

Group’s effort recognized by Sen. Cortez-Masto’s office Feb. 3

Twenty-three people standing inside a room in front of all wall-sized projector screen, lined up in three rows. Most are holding certificates facing toward the camera.

United States Congressman, Ro Khanna, visits University of Nevada, Reno

Representative Khanna has been instrumental in partnership creation with UNR and Google

US Congressman Jo Khanna shakes hands with University of Nevada, Reno President, Brian Sandoval in Morrill Hall.

Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Announcement

Since becoming dean of the Reynolds School in April 2012, Dean Al Stavitsky has championed the school to play a large role in the future of northern Nevada, our state, our country and the world.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.

Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Al Stavitsky to step down

Stavitsky will transition to a faculty role following his decorated tenure as Dean

Headshot of Al Stavitsky.

Discover Science Podcast: Sarah Hörst on life as we do not know it

Atmospheric chemist and a leading researcher of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, talks with physics and astronomy alum Donna dePolo and astrobiology professor Carlos Marsical

Discover Science compilation image of hosts and Sarah Hörst

Black History Month

Embracing and elevating voices of the Black community is an important part of developing an inclusive University where each of us is seen and heard.

University of Nevada, Reno Black History Month logo, a black box with the words "Celebrate Black History Month" over red, green and yellow paint stroke-colors with the Nevada Sport Wolf logo at the bottom.

Students meet international business leaders during Nevada Global Business trip to Singapore

The trip focused on the role of culture and history in business

Nevada Global Business students stand together for a picture

Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo visits campus

Lombardo met with University faculty and students and toured various sites

Governor Joe Lombardo stands on the balcony of Morrill Hall next to University President Brian Sandoval waving to a small crowd while a large sign hangs beneath them reading "Welcome, Governor Joe Lombardo!"

The Performing Arts Series presents one of the newest and most compelling jazz ensembles of our time — säje

On Feb. 9 the Grammy-nominated vocal supergroup will fill Nightingale Concert Hall with a captivating lineup

säje members Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor, Johnaye Kendric and Erin Bentlage.

The Lilley Museum of Art appoints new director

Stephanie Gibson takes on new role at the University of Nevada, Reno

Headshot of Stephanie Gibson, the new director of The Lilley Art Museum.

Multicultural Center and others partner for Black History Month events

A movie night, trivia, on campus barbershop and a two-day series of events with Dr. Frederick Gooding are just some of what is in store for the Wolf Pack this month

Students studying and learning in the Multicultural Center on campus in the Pennington buliding.

College of Business Executive MBA program ranked No. 51 by U.S. News

Online graduate program at the University of Nevada, Reno continues to receive national recognition

The Ansari business building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus

University of Nevada, Reno presents Cabaret

The Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music collaborate to present the daring musical set in 1930s Berlin

The cast of Cabaret rehearsing Mein Herr.

Nevada takes down #22 San Diego State 75-66 to earn second consecutive ranked victory at home

Nevada Men's Basketball beats ranked teams in consecutive home games for the first time in program history.

Tre Coleman shoots a 3 pointer and the home team bench cheers.

The Pandemic – Where are we now?

Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events addressing the long-term impacts of COVID-19

"Stop Dancing for the White Man" painting by Jahi of a man with a city and upside down flag behind him.

How trees help a statistics professor understand rivers and earthquakes

McMinn Professor Ilya Zaliapin uses statistical methods for hierarchies to understand natural phenomena

A false-color satellite image shows a fractal-like coastal landmass with a river emptying into the ocean. The land is shown in red and the water is shown in blue.

Sagebrushers ep. 11: Dean Al Stavitsky and Kari Barber

President Sandoval talks with Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Al Stavitsky and Associate Professor Kari Barber about 100 years of journalism education

President Sandoval sits to the left of Kari Barber and Al Stavitsky in a podcast recording room.

Changes in lizards’ microbiomes attributed to drought

Recent study on Panamanian lizards generates more questions on role of the microbiome

A brown lizard sits on a rock covered in lichen with large green foliage in the background.

Natalia Cardillo passes examinations to be a Federally Certified Court Interpreter

Cardillo, an instructor of Spanish at the University, is one of seven Federally Certified Court Interpreters within the state of Nevada

Headshot of Natalia Cardillo.

Feeding Mountain Chickadees at Chickadee Ridge is okay, research says

Chickadee Cognition Lab showed supplemental feeding of the wild birds had no negative impacts when proper food is used

Two people feed a chickadee by hand

What’s your favorite Sesquicentennial celebration logo?

The 150th anniversary of the University of Nevada, Reno will begin on Oct. 12, 2023

The UNR campus from the early 1900s in sepia tones. It is mostly an empty field with Morrill hall and buildings from the university quad visible.

Materials engineering assistant professor continues work on titanium alloys

Assistant Professor Yufeng Zheng receives NSF EPSCoR Fellowship grant

Dian Li and Yufeng Zheng standing in front of a electron microscope, holding equipment.

Making their MARC: Jesus Diaz Sanchez

First MARC Nevada cohort includes chemistry major Jesus Diaz Sanchez

Jesus Diaz Sanchez smiles outside of the Mackay Mines building.

New ecological methods elucidate relationships between ants and their host plants

Kenyan ants and the trees they live with threatened by invasive ant species

Ants swarm around a black device secured to an acacia tree. The tree has long, sharp spines and green leaves.

‘Edge to Edge’ project aims to help communities better handle wildfires, other natural disasters

University researchers will gather and analyze weather data in Tahoe Basin for public distribution

Seven people wearing casual business attire standing on the steps outside of the William Pennington Engineering Building.

Applications now open for Great Basin National Park Foundation-University of Nevada, Reno Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline to apply to the third annual camping residency is March 1, 2023

An artist painting the scenery at Great Basin National Park.

Assistant professor wins prestigious Seismology Society of America award

Daniel Trugman joined the University in 2022

Daniel Trugman smiles in a selfie on a mountaintop. He is wearing a green beanie.

New Keck Museum Exhibit opens to the public

New exhibit explores climate through art, utilizes previously closed space