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How do I get my baby to sleep?

Melissa Burnham, Ph.D., professor of human development and family studies and early childhood education, addresses what parents need to know about infant sleep routines.

How can I help someone considering suicide?

Learn how you can help – or get help – from the Rev. Suzanne Watson, M.D., a third-year psychiatry resident at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and an ordained Episcopal priest.

Do I need a primary care provider?

Alexandra Watson, ’17 M.D., University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine family medicine chief resident, discusses the ins and outs of primary care providers.

My children of color are in a predominantly white school. How can I be an effective advocate for them?

The College of Education Dean, Dr. Donald Easton-Brooks talks about opportunities of engagement between parents and teachers.

Top Stories

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Nevada Field Day 2019 provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

University experts showcase research, activities and programs at fall festival

How do I get my baby to sleep?

Melissa Burnham, Ph.D., professor of human development and family studies and early childhood education, addresses what parents need to know about infant sleep routines.

Astrophysicist Gabriela González to speak about gravitational wave discovery

College of Science invites top scientists for free Discover Science Lecture Series public lectures

Create your own VR content at Libraries' VR Sessions

VR Sessions feature 360 Video and Photo Creation, Photogrammetry, 3D Modeling, Unreal Game Development Software, and Unity Game Development Software

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Noticiero Móvil: Elevando las voces de nuestra comunidad

Reynolds School student-run bilingual news outlet celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting its storytelling efforts.

College of Engineering to test soil/building interaction in world-renowned earthquake engineering lab

New capabilities for the seismic analysis of nuclear facilities funded by the DOE

Johnson at 2019 State of the U: 'University just keeps getting better.'

State of the University address, 'Big Goals Achieved – Realizing Our Vision,' included impressive numbers, University updates, a call for understanding and hearty congratulations and thanks to campus community

University Libraries invited to participate in Elko Mural Expo

Luka Starmer & Laura Rocke invited to Elko, Nev. to document, preserve more than 40 murals

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President Marc Johnson speaks at the podium during the State of the University Address. A live video of him speaking is playing to his right, and the caption reads, 'Higher Education rankings. Wow! The University keeps getting better in serving our students!'

Johnson at 2019 State of the U: 'University just keeps getting better.'

State of the University address, 'Big Goals Achieved – Realizing Our Vision,' included impressive numbers, University updates, a call for understanding and hearty congratulations and thanks to campus community

University Libraries invited to participate in Elko Mural Expo

Luka Starmer & Laura Rocke invited to Elko, Nev. to document, preserve more than 40 murals

Panel of experts discuss "Communicating Science in a Divided Society"

School of Journalism holds launch event for the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science Oct. 21

Capacity building in artificially intelligent mining systems

University receives $1.25 million grant to create an interdisciplinary team of professionals, partnered with the world’s largest mining companies, in order to advance technology and automation in mines.