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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
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
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
Universal design for learning helps all students connect with course materials to become expert learners
Bears in the Truckee Meadows
Dr. Kate Berry is honored by the Rural Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of GeographersMarch 15, 2023
Berry and her colleague from Boise State University received the Western Studies award
College of Engineering Associate Professor appointed to editorial boardFebruary 17, 2023
College of Engineering professor quoted in Politico Pro's Morning Energy newsletterFebruary 13, 2023
Dev Chidambaram provides insight into the Department of Energy's $2 billion conditional loan to Redwood Materials
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
Rubber hits the road for RTDensity
Electrical Engineering Professor Sesh Commuri’s road construction tool goes to market
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine students matched with residency programs
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Monster Fish exhibition opens at Discovery Museum
Associate Research Professor Zeb Hogan's work to find, study and protect freshwater megafish featured
Nevada in the news
- Everything Everywhere All At Once: How the Oscar-tipped movie made generational trauma a hot topic
“There’s a reason why multigenerational trauma is now gaining traction. It’s because it’s helping people understand themselves better, and that has some validity to it,” said Kenneth Coll and Brenda Freeman, professors of counselling and educational psychology at the University of Nevada, who wrote the paper, Exploring Irish Multigenerational Trauma and Its Healing. - Inkl World News
- Joining the Pack event invites high school students to the University of Nevada Reno More than 135 Reno-Sparks high school students will visit the University of Nevada, Reno campus on March 6 as part of the Join the Pack pilot program. The program targets high school students to encourage them to start thinking about college as an opportunity. - Hinterland Gazette
- Helping Nature Help Us
The single species, one-at-a-time approach doesn’t make sense for insects because there’s so many of them, Matt Forister, an insect ecologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, told me. - NY Times
- How teachers and students view and use ChatGPT artificial intelligence
Jimmie Manning, a Communication Studies Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno is recommending his students to test the new technology as a guidance tool, rather than having it do all their work for them.
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Mackay School professor presents award to Senator Cortez Masto
Senator Cortez Masto received the AASG’s Pick and Gavel award
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.
Science Saves the World (and Santa's syrup recipe) in winning video for College of Science Video Competition
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
College of Business strengthens international learning programs
Students gain insights that strengthen their preparation for futures in a global economy
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
New testing instrument, only one of its kind in Nevada, allows College of Engineering to expand research into power grids
Nevada Drought Update for March 2023
State Climatologist shares a quarterly update about Nevada’s ongoing drought
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
“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
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
Faces of the Pack: Black Diaspora Coordinator Brandon Sanders
Sanders talks about the Black Diaspora Program and last month’s Black History Month events
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Campaign surpasses $500 million goal
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
How many states of matter are there?
Physics professor shares his thoughts on a surprisingly difficult question
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
Decolonizing the outdoors
Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events featuring Indigenous experts
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
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
Robots are feeding the Pack!
Nevada Dining discusses the safety, convenience and sustainability of its food delivery robots
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.
Extension offers new comprehensive training for early childhood educators
‘Spiral Up’ provides a career pathway for child care professionals
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
Making autonomous mining safer
Researchers developing software to simulate autonomous mining operations
Small-acreage certification program supports beginning farmers and ranchers
Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada agriculture producers
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
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
Small grants support big entrepreneurial dreams across University campus
LaunchNevada Initiative by Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship supports student startups
Nobel laureate physicist visits University on March 2
Discover Science Lecture Series brings renowned physicist to campus
Veteran organizations on campus give back to the veterans in Reno community
The University’s Veteran Services department spearheads project to install karma box
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
BS-DMD student awarded scholarship for dental school
Caitleen Navarro’s standout experiences rewarded
University expedition highlights long-term research on the Mekong River
International collaborations with the Global Water Center contribute to successful conservation efforts
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
Renewed commitment to the Epicenter for Judicial Education at the University of Nevada, Reno
Collaboration offers exclusive headquarters for educating judges, improving justice system
“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
Lactation rooms provide comfort and privacy for students, staff and faculty
The University currently maintains nine lactation rooms both on and off campus
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
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
Lynn Whetstone’s support opens doors for students to study abroad
High school students benefit from Dean's Future Scholars study abroad program
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Your genetics, your story, our care
The Healthy Nevada Project is opening doors to genetic research in Nevada
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.
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.
What is ChatGPT?
Assistant Professor of Information Systems Alan Yang explains the basics of ChatGPT
Karla Hernández: New director of Hispanic/Latinx community relations
Hernández shares her background at the University and what her new position entails
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
Community health specialist to enhance Extension programs
Sabina Malik joins Extension to enhance programming aimed at increasing wellness in southern Nevada
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
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
LaunchNevada to host entrepreneurship event on Feb. 23
The LaunchNevada initiative promotes student entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno
Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh leads protein engineering research and diversity in chemical engineering
International Day of Women and Girls in Science is Feb. 11.
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
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
Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship to host International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium
The conference will be held in person on March 7 and 8
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
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.
Nevada Cyber Club places seventh in national competition
Group’s effort recognized by Sen. Cortez-Masto’s office Feb. 3
United States Congressman, Ro Khanna, visits University of Nevada, Reno
Representative Khanna has been instrumental in partnership creation with UNR and Google
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.
Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Al Stavitsky to step down
Stavitsky will transition to a faculty role following his decorated tenure as Dean
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
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.
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 Governor Joe Lombardo visits campus
Lombardo met with University faculty and students and toured various sites
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
The Lilley Museum of Art appoints new director
Stephanie Gibson takes on new role at the University of Nevada, Reno
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
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
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
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.
The Pandemic – Where are we now?
Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events addressing the long-term impacts of COVID-19
How trees help a statistics professor understand rivers and earthquakes
McMinn Professor Ilya Zaliapin uses statistical methods for hierarchies to understand natural phenomena
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
Changes in lizards’ microbiomes attributed to drought
Recent study on Panamanian lizards generates more questions on role of the microbiome
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
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
What’s your favorite Sesquicentennial celebration logo?
The 150th anniversary of the University of Nevada, Reno will begin on Oct. 12, 2023
Materials engineering assistant professor continues work on titanium alloys
Assistant Professor Yufeng Zheng receives NSF EPSCoR Fellowship grant
Making their MARC: Jesus Diaz Sanchez
First MARC Nevada cohort includes chemistry major Jesus Diaz Sanchez
New ecological methods elucidate relationships between ants and their host plants
Kenyan ants and the trees they live with threatened by invasive ant species
‘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
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
Assistant professor wins prestigious Seismology Society of America award
Daniel Trugman joined the University in 2022
New Keck Museum Exhibit opens to the public
New exhibit explores climate through art, utilizes previously closed space
Events of Saturday evening
I felt it was important to use this message to offer the University’s support to all of the members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community following the senseless killing of 10 people and the wounding of an additional 10 people on Saturday at a dance hall in Monterey Park.
Global study of hypoxia in rivers shows it is more prevalent than previously thought
University of Nevada, Reno researcher leads study of over 125,000 locations in 93 countries
How do I know if I found a meteorite?
Geologist explains differences between meteorites and meteor-wrongs
University of Nevada, Reno celebrates the completion of the Gateway Parking Complex
The 814-space complex opened to the University community on Jan. 20
Civil Engineering student recognized by U.S. Department of Transportation
Doctoral candidate Milana Cimesa receives Outstanding Student of the Year award.
Prisca Gayles receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
Gayles ethnographic research on Argentina’s Black social movement has been made possible in part by a major grant from the NEH
Campus accessibility research sheds light on how to create more accessible spaces
Student researcher Lea Gifford suggests ways in which the Wolf Pack can help make spaces across campus more accessible
Centuries-long drought in the Great Basin shown to be a recurring pattern
A multi-centennial drought termed the Late Holocene Dry Period could serve as a map for future climate projections, Indigenous human responses a model for resilience and adaptability
Music Department hosts Experience Music Day 2023
The open house event is free for the community to explore studying music at the University
Researchers reach milestone in measurement of airborne mercury
New testing technologies to support global effort to reduce health risks to people, wildlife
Gardening workshops offered in preparation for spring
Extension hosts online and in person gardening classes for southern Nevada
Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February
University teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer free classes
Can my tree be saved?
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborists respond to questions about weather-damaged trees and how to respond when limbs break or trees fall
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday offers us an opportunity to think about our involvement in our community and our role in the world around us.
Victoria Gailey looks to close out legendary collegiate career heading into the spring season
Nevada Women's Golf fifth-year Victoria Gailey, looks to continue her historic success heading into the spring season of competion with three consecutive tournament wins during the fall season
College of Liberal Arts establishes the Educational Renewal Fund
The fund enables incarcerated individuals to participate and earn credit in the University of Nevada, Reno’s Inside-Out Program
College of Engineering has leadership role in new national AI project
A $20 million NSF grant will provide funding to develop technologies to assist children with speech and language challenges
The Reynolds School of Journalism reflects on its fall 2022 semester
Dean Al Stavitsky shares faculty and student successes from the past semester.
College of Engineering expands leadership team to support new strategic plan
Research, workforce development and academic excellence remain top priorities
Fulbright Award supports study of Canary Islands’ unique climate-ocean-vegetation dynamics
Professor Franco Biondi brings together datasets and expertise to study environmental changes
International exchange with Nepalese university underway
College of Engineering Dean Erick Jones facilitated Memorandum of Understanding with Tribhuvan University
Nevada teens encouraged to apply to become ‘pollinator ambassadors’
University of Nevada, Reno Extension launches Nevada 4-H Pollinator Ambassador Program
College of Engineering offers free, two-hour science labs this spring
Available for students in grades 6-12, EPIC Lab is designed to foster interest in math and science
Mechanical Engineering assistant professor wins CAREER award
Lei Cao’s research could help industry manufacture stronger, more flexible titanium alloys
University of Nevada, Reno student travels to the White House to discuss reproductive rights
First-year student Asma Baloch attends meeting with the American Council on Education
Extension urges Nevadans to test homes for radon
University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers free radon test kits through February
Civil engineering professor to chair advisory board for NSF center addressing natural hazards
David McCallen to lead NHERI SimCenter advisory board.
Engineering professor recognized by international Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
Yufeng Zheng awarded a Young Leaders Professional Development Award
Sagebrushers ep. 10: Dr. Mariann Vaczi
President Sandoval talks with Assistant Professor Mariann Vaczi about growing up behind the Iron Curtain, her journey to the U.S. to play basketball and her interest in Basque culture and sports
Journalism alumna earns coveted Certificate in the Principles of Public Relations
Sonju is the fifteenth University of Nevada, Reno graduate to achieve the distinction
The link between memory and motor systems
Researchers attempt to better understand our mental landscape and actions we take to interact with it
How lithium-rich ores are made
Philipp Ruprecht aims to identify how and when lithium deposits are enriched
Wolf Pack Bots qualify to compete in Northern Nevada LEGO® Championship
The E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy at the University incorporates robotics into its multimodal literacy framework to facilitate academic success.
Mackay students shine at annual mining meeting
Three student posters won awards at the American Exploration & Mining Association Annual Meeting
Biden appoints College of Science’s Scott Tyler to nuclear waste panel
Brings extensive experience in hydrological sciences to DOE’s review board
Nevada State Climatologist Steph McAfee provides some insight about our state of water
Nevada has been experiencing drought after drought
Why is the most recent fusion breakthrough so exciting?
Experts from the University community weigh in on what makes the fusion news out of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory so groundbreaking
Making their MARC: Kimberly Giannantonio
First cohort of MARC Nevada students includes chemistry student Kimberly Giannantonio
Engineering student wins TMS scholarship
Mentor says Sydney Fields’ work represents highest standard of undergraduate student research.
Meeting the moment
Third-year Journalism student Jaedyn Young discusses the importance of finding an internship that blends passion with learning.
Probable ichthyosaur birthing grounds revealed in Nevada with the help of undergraduate researcher
Research in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution provides a new explanation for why so many of the extinct marine reptiles died in the same location in central Nevada
The Nevada State Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee approved Gov. Steve Sisolak’s request that employees who participated in state-mandated furloughs from December 2020 through May 2021 be repaid these funds.
University of Nevada Reno awarded NIH grant to fund harm reduction research
School of Public Health Professor Karla Wagner, Ph.D., will investigate harm reduction strategies to prevent drug overdoses and other adverse outcomes.
Learn something new this winter: Top reads by college faculty
Recent books by faculty in the College of Education and Human Development
How can Reno become a greener city?
Reno faces challenges as a growing city in the era of climate change. Faculty in the College of Science are focused on solutions.
CREATE Scholar Sunshine Rodriquez
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Sunshine Rodriguez is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
Pollinators endangered by pesticides interacting with nectar
Bees pollinating plants and consuming plant nectar impacted by neonicotinoids
Cattlemen’s Update returns to provide market and research updates
Educational programs to be held virtually and at four locations across Nevada
Engineering confers 138 degrees at Winter Commencement
Thirty-seven graduates, Dean Erick Jones participate in Order of the Engineer ceremony.
Herz Gold Medalist Childress works to help others
Elsie Childress to receive Herz Gold Medal during Winter Commencement
Winter Commencement 2022: ‘Today we are excited about the prospect of living in a world where you lead the way’
The University held two 30th Winter Commencement Ceremonies.
APHA highlights from the School of Public Health
The School of Public Heath had incredible representation at this year's American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 150th Annual Meeting & Expo.
Jill Tolles named Guinn Center Executive Director
Tolles to succeed Dr. Dana Bennett, who served as interim executive director since June 2022
CREATE Scholar Amelia Bryan
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Amelia Bryan is a member of the second cohort of CREATE program scholars.
Faces of the Pack: Alejandra Griswold and Kira Ewoldt
Two Liberal Arts students have been selected to present at the 2023 Writing Across Borders Conference in Norway
Journey from the Comstock to Remote Alaska at annual Documentary Film Festival
Reynolds School of Journalism students will present five short documentaries on December 15.
NSF CAREER Award will sponsor lifelike materials development
Ying Yang plans to design polymers that mimic living cells
Winter 2022 Senior Scholars honored by University
University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize graduates with top grade-point averages
The power of science (fiction)
Graduate student Lauren Sankovitch brings a MARVELous background of experience to the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering
How do Native American and Indigenous students feel about higher education today?
University to collaborate on a novel study of Native students’ perceptions of higher education, incorporating an Indigenous lens with Nevada tribal communities
Remembering Dr. Gregory Hayes
Dr. Gregory J. Hayes, former Acting Director and Emeritus Associate Professor for the School of Public Health, passed away on November 21, 2022
University of Nevada, Reno Recognized as one of 2022’s ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting
UNR is one of 394 colleges recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement during the 2022 election
Engineering dean hails innovative, sustainable Tesla Semi
College of Engineering has a history of collaborating with Tesla on student internships and jobs
Donald Easton-Brooks contributes to A Vision and Roadmap for Educational Statistics consensus study report
College of Education and Human Development Dean on panel led by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Adoption of front-of-pack nutrition warnings can help decrease obesity, cardiovascular disease and some cancers in the Americas
Study finds that the increased use of government-implemented warning labels can help to reduce poor-nutrition-related diseases
Tap dance, jazz, Mexican zapateado and Son Jarocho come together to tell the history of the female experience during the 1940’s Zoot Suit Riots
Pachuquísmo, created and performed by polyrhythmic dance and music ensemble, La Mezcla, will premier in Reno on Dec. 8
Sagebrushers ep. 9: Dr. Richard Scott
President Brian Sandoval talks with Foundation Professor of Anthropology Richard Scott about Scott’s research on tooth crown morphology, his recent trip to study medieval skeletons in Hungary and his favorite places on campus
Lithium Supply Chain Process, Engineering Innovation and Education part of College of Engineering vision
New Engineering Dean Erick Jones laid out his visions in State of the College address
CREATE Scholar Omar Carillo
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” (CREATE) program. Omar Carillo is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
EntoGEM identifies the gaps in insect decline data
Postdoc Eliza Grames works to aggregate data for insect decline synthesis
Making their MARC: Jonathan Taasan
First MARC Nevada cohort includes biomedical engineering major Jonathan Taasan
New agreement provides for 4-H Camp & Learning Center in southern Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno Extension collaborates with Lincoln and Clark counties to provide youth programs at facility in Alamo
How to cook chicken on a volcano
Six years of research leads to new theories (and new cooking methods) at the Puyehue Cordón Caulle volcano
Westfall Scholars luncheon celebrates another cohort of successful students
The event brought together students, faculty, family, friends and former and current College of Science deans
Christine Johnson appointed to Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names
Department of Geography professor will use her professional experience to help remedy past erasures
McKenzie Foundation professorship Civil & Environmental Engineering
Professor Keri Ryan is the first McKenzie professor
Civil and environmental engineering research showcased at Nov. 18 Infrastructure Forum
Event aims to spark new partnerships with government, industry and academia.
Professors Emeriti Jerry and Jeanne Johnson give back to support students of science
A generous donation will support a legacy of mathematicians and scientists
Alumni gifts School of Public Health $1.5 million
The School of Public Health receives $1.5 million from Patrick Ronan, an alumnus whose passion for the field led him down a rewarding path in the public health sector.
The Fall Dance Festival returns to the University of Nevada, Reno
Dancers from the Department of Theatre and Dance captivate the audience with multiple performances
CREATE Scholar Tyreis Gatson
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Tyreis Gatson is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
KUNR Public Radio ranks highest in listenership in local market
The award-winning NPR-member station ranked first among multiple categories of Nielsen’s spring 2022 audience ratings
Interdisciplinary team studies impact of housing on Latino health in Washoe County
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant helps geographers, health scientists and community leaders identify areas of need
A major milestone in neuroscience research and teaching excellence
$5.3 million, NIH COBRE ‘Phase 3’ award will further advance the mission and impact of the University’s Center for Integrative Neuroscience
Welcome Dr. Sasi Pillay to the Wolf Pack Family
After a nationwide search, the University has named Dr. Sasi Pillay the new Vice President for Information Technology at the University of Nevada, Reno. His term will begin on February 1, 2023
Dr. Sasi Pillay named vice president for information technology
Former CTO at NASA to begin his term at the University in February 2023
CREATE Scholar Alexander Silveira
A Q & A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Alexander Silveira is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
New faces, same passion for helping student teachers
Clinical Experience team rebuilds in-person practical experiences after COVID-19 pandemic classroom restrictions
Discover Science Podcast: Andrew Revkin on the state of journalism in the era of climate change
Graduate student Shelby Herbert leads a discussion between the renowned science journalist and professors Sudeep Chandra and Zeb Hogan.
Wijkhuijs earns Go Tech Dr. Pepper Tuition scholarship
This fifth-year student-athlete for Nevada and has earned multiple All-Mountain West honors since her freshman year in 2019
Donors rally to build a greater University of Nevada, Reno
University Foundation raises $52 million to support students, faculty, staff and programs
Faces of the Pack: Kari A. Emm
She successfully defended her dissertation titled “American Indian/Alaska Native Transfer Student Experiences into a Four-Year University”
University launches line of products made from wool from its Rafter 7 sheep
Products made from some of the finest and softest wool in the nation available at the Nevada Wolf Shop
New support for STEM internships and talent retention in Nevada
Funding awarded through Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development will support development of new NV STEM Workforce Internship program
...it can make ‘Home Means Nevada’ a reality for more of our graduates than ever before."
University of Nevada, Reno ASUN Pack Provisions fundraising drive to help student success
University of Nevada, Reno seeks donations for student food insecurity as part of Giving Tuesday
What is health justice?
Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses health justice as part of yearlong series
CREATE Scholar Jacob Gosz
A Q & A with one of the scholars from the NSF-funded "Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers" program. Jacob Gosz is a member of the second cohort of CREATE program scholars.
School of Journalism presents Beth Piatote, 2022 Laxalt Distinguished Writer
Writer, playwright and scholar of Indigenous literature and law to be recognized on Nov. 17
Research finds link between increase in symptoms of depression and anxiety and 2020 presidential election
National data tracked participant's self-reported symptoms, prescription drug use and mental-health office visits.
Honoring our Veterans
November 11 is Veterans Day, which is a day for all of us to reflect, to honor and to offer our sincere appreciation to those who serve today and those who have served in the past in preserving the freedom of our nation.
University of Nevada, Reno to host International Education Week, Nov. 14-18
Events will highlight globally focused activities and engagement at the university and in the local community
With over 70 different nations represented at the University, we look forward to using this week to highlight the globally focused activities on campus and in our local community."
#WhatsMyName Foundation provides rideshare insights to the University of Nevada, Reno
How students can be vigilant about their surroundings when using rideshares
Engineering student, former Marine reflects on lessons learned in the military
“The Marine Corps taught me how to be dedicated, confident and how to set and achieve goals.”
Museum collections shed light on butterfly adaptations over time
Research looking at preserved butterflies reveals the complex story in a grain of pollen
DEER Program Director Receives Mensa’s Laura Joyner Award
The School of Public Health’s Director of the DEER Program is honored for her outstanding work in preserving the well-being and brain health of those living with dementia
Three veterans share their experiences and insight
Daniella Smith, Roger Gahan and Abigail Kaplan talk about the University and what Veterans Day means to them
Mechanical Engineering professor wins national award for nuclear packaging program
The Deming Award is given by Graduate School USA.
Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Program provides opportunities for training women entrepreneur educators in Zambia
Tiffany Young and KaPreace Young travel to Zambia to provide workshops
Eroding rocks can put carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. What does that mean for the climate?
Graduate student Mara Nutt looks for answers in the Santa Ynez Mountains
Plasma physics researchers each awarded Department of Energy grant
The grants will be used in two different areas of plasma physics research
November is Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month, which is often referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. For more than 30 years, our country has commemorated this month as a time to celebrate the culture, achievements, and traditions of Native peoples.
Lithium battery recycling event on Nov. 16
Recycle your lithium and rechargeable batteries and devices at the Joe
Ana Perez-McKay wins the Fall 2022 School of the Arts Sticker Contest
Submissions are now open for the Spring 2023 contest
Extension creates new position aimed at increasing access to health and nutrition programs
Elika Nematian joins Extension as the health and nutrition educator in Clark County
EMBA student gives TEDxReno talk on importance of giving back
Liv Moore, a public relations professional in the entertainment industry, to graduate from EMBA program in 2023
Internationally recognized brass quintet, M5 Mexican Brass to captivate audiences as they test the boundaries of performance
Latin America’s leading brass quintet blends virtuosic chamber music, blues, pop and theatrics
Planetary scientist to visit University: “I want to find the weird things”
Sarah M. Hörst’s Discover Science lecture on Dec. 1
Black widow vs. alligator lizard: who wins?
Researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno found a lizard species that is not affected by the spider's deadly toxin.
Artist Sydney Cain to give presentation at the Nevada Museum of Art Nov. 10
University students can attend for free with the Free Student Admission Program
Happy Nevada Day!
Our missions are intertwined; to advance learning and opportunity for the communities, state and nation we serve.
Nevada Engineering dean participates in White House committee investigating advanced manufacturing and engineering, supply chains
‘National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing,’ released this month, lays out four-year plan
Vaccines available for students, faculty and staff
As cold and flu season approaches, the Wolf Pack is encouraged to get vaccinated
Help Protect the Pack!
We are quickly approaching the cold and flu season. Coupled with COVID-19, it is important that we protect ourselves and those around us.
University of Nevada, Reno election poll shows Sisolak and Lombardo in a close race for governor, Cortez Masto leading Laxalt for U.S. Senate
Nevadans begin to vote in state and national competitive races
Nevada Election Survey Project poll finds 52% of Nevadans plan to vote for Cortez Masto
Sagebrushers ep. 8: Dr. Steve Eubanks
President Brian Sandoval talks with Director of Athletic Bands Steve Eubanks about the Pride of Sierra Marching Band's plans for the coming year, Eubanks' background as a high school band director and more
Nick Zentner Field Trip to the Cascades with Professor Stacia Gordon makes an impact on YouTube
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering Professor Stacia Gordon hits the road for another YouTube cameo
Recommended Fall Reads: A well-researched book list
The books featured here were written or edited by faculty, alumni or students in the College of Science
Engineering dean serves on panel presenting disaster mitigation report to National Academy
Committee on Hazard Mitigation and Resilience Applied Research Topics discusses report at Oct. 18 virtual event
College of Liberal Arts sponsors taxicab wrapped with Emile Perrotte’s artwork
Runner-up of Washoe County School District’s Taxi-Art Design Contest has art displayed on local cab
Scholarship for Service program offers Computer Science major full scholarships in exchange for government service in cybersecurity
Workshop for interested students is Nov. 18.
Immersive virtual reality used in metallurgical engineering education
Researchers from four distinct disciplines, engineers from Nevada Gold Mines, Kinross, and McClelland Laboratories and University Libraries will bring a new learning tool to students
NCAR-affiliate company highlighted in White House announcement
Campus-based American Battery Technology Company is one of the 20 manufacturing and processing companies receiving grant awards as part of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Through the creation of jobs and internships, (ABTC is) giving new experiences to our students and contributing to the preparedness and diversity of our future scientists and the nation."
Big data modeling, forest fuels mapping aids in mitigating catastrophic wildfire risk
University of Nevada, Reno researchers team with CAL FIRE and California Air Resources Board
Celebrating the 2022 College of Science Distinguished Alumni
Among the awardees are Las Vegas’s city planner, a globe-trotting fish biologist, a psychologist providing culturally sensitive services and more
University to host national OHRP research forum in downtown Reno
Two-day Research Community Forum offers collaborative workshops and expert presenters to advance the protection of human research subjects
University Libraries to host VR|AR Meet-Up Friday, Oct. 21, 3 p.m.
The Meet-Up is a convening of faculty, students, tech-lovers from eight different University departments presenting on research involving VR and/or AR technology
Journalism dean inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame
Dean Alan Stavitsky honored for his commitment to the broadcasting industry
Aging infrastructure in rural Nevada sees alumni-led improvements
Yerington nears the completion of a USDA-funded project to remove and replace the rural Nevada city's 100-year-old sewer and water systems.
University taking part in Great Nevada ShakeOut public earthquake drill 10/20 at 10:20 a.m.
Campus community encouraged to be earthquake aware and to Drop, Cover and Hold-on
Secure email login comes to University of Nevada, Reno
Multifactor authentication begins Nov. 1 for faculty and staff to protect from cyberattacks
University Libraries to host 35th Annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame event Nov. 4
Brian Crane, author of the Pickles comic strip, to be inducted
Low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program nurtures students on their writing journeys
The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe program is uniquely designed with students in mind
Reynolds School of Journalism celebrates 100 years of journalism at Nevada
The Centennial Celebration, which will feature a documentary screening, is set for October 26
Cybersecurity depends on everyone
UNR Cybersecurity Conference brings together academia, industry and government to address online vulnerabilities
MBA students at the University of Nevada, Reno create marketing plan to help launch local brewery
Classes in the College of Business often work with local businesses to provide free business development assistance
New resource sheds light on tree encroachment on sagebrush ecosystems
Up-to-date science-based information available on new website details how trees are taking over sagebrush ecosystems, the impacts, and what is being done to manage the issue
A federal appeals court in Louisiana ordered a lower court review of the Biden Administration revisions to the DACA program. Current DACA recipients are protected, but the order has led to uncertainty around the program.
University of Nevada, Reno launches new agricultural communication minor
Students will learn how to communicate effectively about important agriculture-related issues
Distinguished School of Public Health alumni addressing healthcare disparities
LCDR Christopher Mendoza-Truong, Pharm.D., returns to his alma mater to discuss his experience in the United States Public Health Service
Unprecedented Laminar Soil Box System demonstrates state-of-the-art design and engineering expertise
College of Engineering team answers the call – yet again – to design an experimental facility to advance seismic safety and resilience of buildings, structures, systems
Wolf Pack at Work: Shay Jordan, Kayleigh Broadway and JaJa Chang
Child and Family Research Center student employees incorporate what they are learning in class into their job and life
Happy 148th Birthday to the University of Nevada, Reno
On October 12, 1874, the University of Nevada opened its doors to seven students in Elko, Nevada.
Explore Earth Science Week with the College of Science
Earth Science Week this year is celebrated from Oct. 9-15
Student-run professional closet reinstated during annual Business Week
Business Student Council at the University of Nevada, Reno creates a free pop-up closet, open to all students
Indigenous futures in the era of climate displacement
Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses Indigenous knowledge for climate justice with upcoming talk
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Today marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which we commemorate on our campus and throughout our community.
Pinocchio illusion inspires research into effects of aging
Wilson Award winner Amy Morris tackles questions related to proprioception
Nevada hunters generate millions in economic impact for rural communities
New study reveals spending on big game and upland game hunting
Making their MARC: Lauren Carriere
First cohort of MARC Nevada students includes microbiology and immunology student Lauren Carreire
University’s McNair Scholars Program receives grant money from U.S. Department of Education
The program’s grant proposal is now funded through 2027
Faces of the Pack: Megha Malik selected to present research at international conference
Liberal Arts student receives Nevada Undergraduate Research Award to study the human-elephant-conflict in Sri Lanka
University of Nevada, Reno receives First-gen Forward Advisory Institution designation
National honor recognizes commitment to first-generation student success
Former Alaskan defense sites: potential toxicant source as climate warms
College of Engineering researcher leads team to track chemicals through food web, mitigate impacts
Wolves on Wheels: Nathan Jones
Marketing student Nathan Jones takes the fun of biking into his own hands
Four of five pinyon-juniper tree species declining in their ranges in the West
University of Nevada, Reno study shows warmer, drier conditions taking toll on pinyon-juniper woodlands
Welcome fall with Extension at its Harvest Celebration
Master Gardeners offer expert advice and showcase their work in Botanic Gardens
Smallwood Multimedia Bootcamp introduces high-schoolers to all things high-tech
Students go from general consumers of media to purposeful polished producers of their own original content
Nevada Athletics Mental Health Initiative aims to make new program one of the best in the country
Andre Agassi Foundation for Education supports mental health initiative for student-athletes
Importance of the mental well-being of the Wolf Pack family
We are the Wolf Pack Family, which means that we must look out for one another and check in with each other regularly.
Nevada Water Innovation Institute celebrates five years
University-led partnership works on COVID-19 wastewater surveillance, advanced purified water technologies and other water resiliency and sustainability research
$825,000 grant equips fellows to be leaders in K-12 education
First-of-its-kind cross-institutional collaboration offers opportunities to serve the community
University Libraries play key role in lowering students’ educational costs
The Libraries and partners are helping faculty move away from high-cost textbooks and toward OERs
State of the University: ‘We are a University that is rising’
During his second “State of the University” address, President Brian Sandoval talked about the challenges, and the opportunities, facing the University in the coming year