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  • Around Thanksgiving, more colleges celebrate Native heritage
    The University of Nevada at Reno will host a Thankstaking dinner today, mainly for students who aren’t returning home for the fall holiday. It concludes a slate of other Native American Heritage Month events, including a luncheon for Native American first-generation students and a virtual museum of Indigenous basketry, where students could view artifacts using VR goggles. - Inside Higher Ed
  • Governor Newsom appoints California Poet Laureate
    Governor Gavin Newsom today appointed Lee Herrick to serve as California’s 10th Poet Laureate. Herrick, 52, of Fresno, is a writer and professor who teaches at Fresno City College and the MFA program at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe. - LA Times
  • Nevada shuts down UT Arlington 62-43 to remain undefeated
    The University of Nevada Men’s Basketball team held UT Arlington to the fewest field goals made in a single game in the history of their program in what was a brilliant display of basketball on the defensive end of the court, as the Wolf Pack earned a 62-43 victory and remained undefeated. –
    KTVN Ch. 2 News

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Las Vegas: bright lights, sustainable city

Las Vegas works toward 30 more years of sustainability management with the guidance of alumnus Marco Velotta

Learn more about sustainability efforts in Las Vegas

Recognitions

“Women in Field Biology: A Journey into Nature”

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology doctoral candidate Anjana Parandhaman was featured in “Women in Field Biology: A Journey into Nature”

Ph.D. student MD Arifuzzaman and advisor Dr. Engin Arslan receieve three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for data optimization software

University of Nevada, Reno human research protection program earns accreditation

Research Integrity administrative team's hard work pays off

New faces, same passion for helping student teachers

Clinical Experience team rebuilds in-person practical experiences after COVID-19 pandemic classroom restrictions

Joe Garton, Caroline Hatcher, Alisha Shaw, Vivian Bolanos and Jill Smith in front of the College of Education and Human Development Building
11/17/2022

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.

Discover Science compilation image of hosts and Andrew Revkin
11/16/2022

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

Josien Wijkhuijs dives off the block in swim meet
11/16/2022

Donors rally to build a greater University of Nevada, Reno

University Foundation raises $52 million to support students, faculty, staff and programs

Morrill Hall exterior seen from the quad.
11/16/2022

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”

Kari Emm
11/16/2022

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

A Nevada Wolf Pack blanket with the word "Nevada" on the edge, made of the University’s Rafter 7 wool rolls.
11/15/2022

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."

11/15/2022

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

A room with a sink and shelves. On the counter are bananas in pile. On the shelves are canned food items.
11/15/2022

What is health justice?

Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses health justice as part of yearlong series

Artwork by Niño Santo titled, "Addiction," with a woman meditating surrounded by symbols of addiction.
11/14/2022

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.

Jacob Gosz standing outdoors, grass and building in the background, shown from the chest up.
11/14/2022

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

A headshot of Beth Piatote in front of a green background.
11/14/2022

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.

View of the Ansari Business building from the north
11/14/2022

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.

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.
11/10/2022

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."

11/10/2022

#WhatsMyName Foundation provides rideshare insights to the University of Nevada, Reno

How students can be vigilant about their surroundings when using rideshares

Red, black and white sign (with acronym S.A.M.I.) posted on pole in front of brown building with blue sky in the background.
11/10/2022

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.”

Lexa Baldwin portrait from waist up standing against a wall
11/10/2022

Museum collections shed light on butterfly adaptations over time

Research looking at preserved butterflies reveals the complex story in a grain of pollen

A microscopic image shows two large grains of pollen that look like spiky yellow balls on a butterfly leg, which is a straight line horizontally with grooves in it.
11/9/2022

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

Jennifer Carson holding the Laura Joyner Award, presented by the Mensa Foundation.
11/9/2022

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

The front of the Pennington Student Achievement Center with two students sitting in the grass and several students walking behind them.
11/9/2022

Mechanical Engineering professor wins national award for nuclear packaging program

Program trains engineers to develop packages for the safe transport and storage of radioactive materials

Professor Miles Greiner seated indoors, next to the Greiner award trophy, with a window behind him.
11/9/2022

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

Tiffany Young and KaPreace Young handing out snacks to the kids at Best Buddies School
11/9/2022

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

A person stands in a clearing holding a large drill. Another person stands nearby with a notebook under their arm. They are standing in a mountainous area with the ocean visible in the background.
11/8/2022

Plasma physics researchers each awarded Department of Energy grant

The grants will be used in two different areas of plasma physics research

Four men stand in front of a large blue machine.
11/7/2022

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.

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.
11/7/2022

Lithium battery recycling event on Nov. 16

Recycle your lithium and rechargeable batteries and devices at the Joe

Two lithium-ion batteries, one leaning on the other, sit against a white background.
11/7/2022

Ana Perez-McKay wins the Fall 2022 School of the Arts Sticker Contest

Submissions are now open for the Spring 2023 contest

The winning sticker design by Ana Perez-McKay as part of the School of the Arts Fall 2022 Sticker Contest.
11/7/2022

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

Elika Nematian
11/3/2022

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

Liv Moore gives her talk on the TEDxReno stage.
11/3/2022

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

Members of M5 Mexican Brass running on the beach carrying their instruments.
11/1/2022

Planetary scientist to visit University: “I want to find the weird things”

Sarah M. Hörst’s Discover Science lecture on Dec. 1

A NASA artist's rendering of Titan shows a dust storm on a reddish-orange planet, with Saturn shown in the moon's "sky".
10/31/2022

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.

Alligator lizard prepares to attack a black widow spider.
10/31/2022

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

Portrait photography of Sydney Cain against a black fabric backdrop
10/31/2022

Happy Nevada Day!

Our missions are intertwined; to advance learning and opportunity for the communities, state and nation we serve.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas President, Keith Whitfield, and University of Nevada, Reno President, Brian Sandoval stand next to each other with each university's logo between them and the words "A joint message in celebration of Nevada Day" in between them.
10/27/2022

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

Erick Jones standing inside a building, windows in the background.
10/27/2022

Vaccines available for students, faculty and staff

As cold and flu season approaches, the Wolf Pack is encouraged to get vaccinated

10/26/2022

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.

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.
10/26/2022

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

10/26/2022

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

President Brian Sandoval and Dr. Steve Eubanks smile while sitting next to each other in the recording space
10/26/2022

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

A woman wearing a blue rain jacket stands next to a large rock face. She is surrounded by mosses and trees.
10/25/2022

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

A student wearing a Nevada t-shirt leans against a bookshelf in the Knowledge Center with a book in his hands, reading.
10/25/2022

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

Erick Jones talking -- photo is taken from an online presentation
10/25/2022

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

Mike Kazmierski, Jean-Paul Perrotte, Brett Van Hoeson, and Emile Perrotte standing next to a taxicab featuring Emile's artwork.
10/24/2022

Scholarship for Service program offers Computer Science major full scholarships in exchange for government service in cybersecurity

Workshop for interested students is Nov. 18.

Professor LaTourette and Professor Sengupta, in professional attire, stand next to computers in a computer lab.
10/24/2022

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

A group of seven people wearing orange high-visibility vests and white hard hats stand next to a massive mining vehicle tire.
10/21/2022

Día de los Muertos Celebration at the Joe Crowley Student Union

Free community event Oct. 30

child poses at day of the dead celebration
10/21/2022

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."

10/21/2022

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

Red and blue indicates ladder fuel loss from the Ferguson fire
10/21/2022

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

A woman and a man shake hands in front of another woman holding a glass award.
10/20/2022

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

Researcher with human research subject.
10/20/2022

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

The @Reality lab, with multiple people using VR headsets and enjoying the space.
10/20/2022

Journalism dean inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

Dean Alan Stavitsky honored for his commitment to the broadcasting industry

Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Alan Stavitsky smiles while holding a Hall of Fame award.
10/20/2022

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.

Q&D Construction worker in open trench
10/19/2022

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

JCSU building with trees
10/19/2022

Secure email login comes to University of Nevada, Reno

Multifactor authentication begins Nov. 1 for faculty and staff to protect from cyberattacks

red bushes by achievement center
10/19/2022

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

Seven members of the Nevada Writers Hall of fame pose in a group. From left, back row, Michael Branch, Lindsay Wilson, Alicia Barber, Christopher Coake, from left, front row, Terri Farley, Mark Maynard and Waddie Mitchell.
10/18/2022

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

Students within the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program posing for a photo on a hike through the mountains at Lake Tahoe.
10/17/2022

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

A black and white photo of the 11-person first journalism class at the University of Nevada.
10/17/2022

Cybersecurity depends on everyone

UNR Cybersecurity Conference brings together academia, industry and government to address online vulnerabilities

Profile of a woman facing right, standing behind a podium, section of a projection screen behind her.
10/17/2022

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

Philip Mountain and Dr. Igor Makienko stand in front of the Slieve Brewing Company logo.
10/17/2022

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

Group of early to mid stage juniper trees
10/14/2022

DACA update

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.

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.
10/14/2022

University of Nevada, Reno launches new agricultural communication minor

Students will learn how to communicate effectively about important agriculture-related issues

President Sandoval shaking a student's hand on a farm.
10/14/2022

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

LCDR Christopher Mendoza-Truong, Pharm.D. in military uniform
10/13/2022

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

8 faculty members stand in front of the Soil Box System in the Large-Scale Structures Laboratory.
10/13/2022

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

Student workers Shay, Kayleigh and JaJa
10/12/2022

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.

University mascots, Alphie, Luna, and Wolfie Jr., wear Nevada jerseys and celebrate around a birthday cake.
10/12/2022

Explore Earth Science Week with the College of Science

Earth Science Week this year is celebrated from Oct. 9-15

People walk around the wooden and glass cases holding rock specimens in the Keck Museum. The photo is taken from above.
10/11/2022

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

Microsoft employees stand with staff from the College of Business at the kickoff BBQ
10/11/2022

Indigenous futures in the era of climate displacement

Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses Indigenous knowledge for climate justice with upcoming talk

Watercolor painting by James Gayles of a boy looking up at a blue ancestral man.
10/10/2022

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which we commemorate on our campus and throughout 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.
10/10/2022

Pinocchio illusion inspires research into effects of aging

Wilson Award winner Amy Morris tackles questions related to proprioception

A woman wearing a mauve shirt smiles, with brick buildings and large trees over green grass in the background.
10/10/2022

Nevada hunters generate millions in economic impact for rural communities

New study reveals spending on big game and upland game hunting

A  five-point mule deer buck on a Nevada range in fall.
10/10/2022

Making their MARC: Lauren Carriere

First cohort of MARC Nevada students includes microbiology and immunology student Lauren Carreire

A girl with blonde hair stands along a pathway lined with tall oak trees. She is smiling and wearing jeans and a black sweater.
10/7/2022

University’s McNair Scholars Program receives grant money from U.S. Department of Education

The program’s grant proposal is now funded through 2027

Group of students smiling closely together while standing on a staircase.
10/7/2022

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

Headshot image of Megha Malik, a liberal arts student.
10/6/2022

University of Nevada, Reno receives First-gen Forward Advisory Institution designation

National honor recognizes commitment to first-generation student success

10/6/2022

Former Alaskan defense sites: potential toxicant source as climate warms

College of Engineering researcher leads team to track chemicals through food web, mitigate impacts

barrels scattered by creek
10/6/2022

Wolves on Wheels: Nathan Jones

Marketing student Nathan Jones takes the fun of biking into his own hands

Nathan Jones clearing a bike jump
10/6/2022

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

Student measuring a tree sapling in the forest.
10/5/2022

Welcome fall with Extension at its Harvest Celebration

Master Gardeners offer expert advice and showcase their work in Botanic Gardens

Person holding apple crates.
10/4/2022

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

Group of seven students shoot a scene for their documentary-style film. Students are seen holding cameras, screens, microphones and video camera.
10/4/2022

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

Student-athletes taking part in mental health training.
10/4/2022

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.

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.
10/3/2022

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

Three men in suits standing in a row in a conference room.
10/3/2022

$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

A group of about 14 Nevada Institute on Educator Preparation fellows at the airport pose holding up the Nevada Wolf Pack hand signal.
10/3/2022

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

A University student sits in front of a computer inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
9/30/2022

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

UNR President Brian Sandoval stands at the podium giving the 2022 State of the University address with a slide titled Wolf Pack Rising behind him.
9/30/2022

Thwaites Glacier under threat from warming sea temperatures – College of Science scientists use fiber-optics to study ice-shelf melting

Chris Kratt travels to Antarctic to set up temperature sensing devices and retrieve data

adjusting instruments on tower on Antarctic ice shelf
9/29/2022

How old are the Sierra Nevada mountains, really?

Researchers in the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering weigh in on a hotly debated topic in tectonics and geomorphology: the age of the Sierra Nevada mountain range

A mountainous landscape shows a canyon carved by a river.
9/29/2022

Grad student plans outreach program in Thailand

Earthwatch award helps student bring her caterpillar research home

Chanchanok Sudta wearing a bright blue jacket stands in a jungle surrounded by foliage, smiling.
9/29/2022

Las Vegas: bright lights, sustainable city

Las Vegas works toward 30 more years of sustainability management with the guidance of alumnus Marco Velotta

Solar panels at Las Vegas City Hall
9/28/2022

Offering care, attention and support for our Iranian students, faculty and staff

As an institution, we must come together in offering our care, attention and support for our students, faculty and staff who are from Iran.

Morrill Hall seen from across the quad on a sunny day
9/28/2022

Sagebrushers ep. 7: Dr. Jafeth Sanchez

President Brian Sandoval talks with Director of the Latino Research Center Jafeth Sanchez about the Center's recent and upcoming events, its research goals and her experience as a math teacher in Washoe County.

Dr. Jafeth Sanchez and President Brian Sandoval smile while sitting next to each other in the recording space
9/28/2022

The heart work and hard work of a career in social justice

Journalism alumna Maritza Perez elected president of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia

A black and white photo of Maritza Perez standing in front of the U.S. Capitol building.
9/28/2022

Leading Tahoe researcher Sudeep Chandra first speaker for Talks@Tahoe

Inaugural talk to be held at University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe

Sudeep Chandra on boat
9/28/2022

New, asset-expanding collection available to University Libraries users

Reno Gazette Journal Photograph Collection is unique, visual resource containing wide-variety of quality photographs from 1959 through the 2000s

A crowd of people stand outside of the Reno Gazette Journal Building looking on as a commemorative time capsule is preserved during a ceremony.
9/27/2022

Yumi Kurosawa Trio unites ancient and contemporary traditions in first performance of the 62nd Performing Arts Series season

World-renowned koto player showcases Japan’s national instrument on Thursday, Oct. 6 in Nightingale Concert Hall

Yumi Kurosawa playing Japan's national instrument, the koto.
9/27/2022

Feared extinct, the ‘Mekong Ghost’ fish resurfaces

Adult giant salmon carp documented in the Mekong River for first time in 18 years

giant salmon carp
9/27/2022

Faces of the Pack: Isabel Peñaloza Araujo

As a first-generation Latina in mining, Isabel Peñaloza Araujo feels proud of her accomplishments, especially as an international student in the U.S. She is well on her way to accomplishing plenty more

Isabel Peñaloza Araujo poses for the camera. She has dark hair, wears glasses and a blue Mackay polo, smiling.
9/26/2022

Nevada Wolf Pack Athletics celebrates Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month

Members of the Nevada Women's Soccer team kick off the celebration with a video on what this month means to them

Kendal Stovall practices as goalkeeper at Nevada Women's Soccer practice
9/23/2022

Approval of new pediatric physician residency program helps improve care for children and families in Nevada

UNR Med and Renown Health announce accreditation of new three-year pediatric residency program

Two people in white lab coats and a person in a sweater pose in front of a brick building.
9/22/2022

Libraries welcomes new employees kicking-off strong start to fall semester (part II)

Three new faces in the @One Digital & Technology Center, new Makerspace Senior Specialist at DeLaMare

Two people sit at a desk equipped with soldering equipment and supplies. They each are using the equipment to make something. There are other people working and hanging out in the background.
9/22/2022

State of the University address 2022: Wolf Pack Rising

President Brian Sandoval will touch on a number of University achievements, discuss institutional priorities and speak about the recently completed University Strategic Plan

University President Brian Sandoval poses outside on the campus quad with a group of students who are all dressed in Med School regalia.
9/22/2022

Special Education and Disability Studies program receives $1.25 million leadership grant

The Project SELF grant prepares scholars to become future leaders in special education and disability studies

Shanon S. Taylor, Lindsay Diamond and Randall Owen in front of the N sign near the Knowledge Center.
9/22/2022

Get to know the new faces of the University Libraries

Highly-skilled academic faculty and administrative faculty team members are positioned to make positive impact in their roles

Four University Libraries users check out and drop off materials at the Access Services desk located on the second floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. There are three student assistants working behind the Access Services desk. One is taking a phone call, one is stamping a due date inside the back of a book being checked out and the third is working on a computer.
9/21/2022

Wolves on Wheels: Johanne Albrightson

Ph.D. student Johanne Albrightson on how a bike can be a vehicle for joy. Got your own bike story? Share it with us!

Johanne Albrigtsen
9/19/2022

Yellowstone flooding response includes geotechnical surveys

Assistant geological engineering professor Michael Gardner visited the sites of flooding in Yellowstone National Park to determine how geostructure integrity was compromised

A house’s porch stands unsupported by the ground that used to lie beneath it.
9/16/2022

Alumnus becomes director of Nevada State Museum

Joshua Bonde ‘03 (biology) brings expertise and personal experiences to revitalize museum

A man in a black suit and turquoise bolo tie smiles in front of a cast of a mammoth skeleton.
9/16/2022

Faces of the Pack: Micah Lilo brings STEM skills to the football field and the lab

Wolf Pack linebacker receives Undergraduate Research funding to investigate energy-saving dynamic windows

Micah Lilo, redshirt sophomore linebacker for the Wolf Pack football team on the field at Mackay in uniform pointing away from the camera.
9/16/2022

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Throughout this month, we will be honoring and celebrating the historically significant and ongoing achievements of the members of the Hispanic and Latino/a/x/e community.

Morrill Hall seen from across the quad on a sunny day
9/15/2022

Golden Scholars Program provides guidance and support

For first-generation college students in the College of Science, a support system has reemerged

Students sit in a classroom. Some of them are eating nachos.
9/15/2022

Supply Chain and Transportation Management program selects its first director

The program, funded by ITS Logistics, will begin offering classes in early 2023

Headshot of Robyn Brunscher
9/15/2022

New experimental facility tests interaction of soil and structures during earthquakes

The latest College of Engineering capability to create realistic earthquakes in the laboratory will pair with collaborators’ expertise and supercomputing to lead to resilient buildings and infrastructure

Six individuals representing the Soil Box System project collaborators in the Large-Scale Structures Engineering Lab.
9/15/2022

Dean’s Future Scholars celebrates directors’ anniversaries and creates program endowment

Dean’s Future Scholars helps low-income, first-generation students gain access to higher education

Manuel Ortiz, assistant director; Mariluz Garcia, executive director; Sammy Rosales, summer program coordinator and Tuna (Mariluz’s dog)
9/15/2022

4-H hosts festival to exhibit Washoe County 4-H clubs

The free festival invites youth and families to learn more about 4-H programming

4-H youth with drone.
9/14/2022

Living with smoke for humans, horses, livestock – information available

University of Nevada, Reno Extension provides online tips and resources for living with smoke and fire

A view of Commons Beach through hazy smoke.
9/14/2022

Nevada Museum of Art announces the Free Student Admission Program sponsored by the Wayne Prim Student Admission Endowment

Starting Sept. 15, University and TMCC students will be able to visit the Nevada Museum of Art and attend ongoing museum events for free with a student ID

Three students, a woman and two men, post in nice clothing smiling at the camera while wearing a Nevada Museum of Art admittance sticker.
9/13/2022

University of Nevada, Reno in negotiations with Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate to develop Mathewson University Gateway project

The proposed project will create a physical link between the University and Downtown Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno monument located outdoors with trees behind it. The monument includes the University's seal as well as lettering that reads, "University of Nevada, Reno. A Land Grant University Est. 1874
9/13/2022

Public health leaders weigh in on Northern Nevada’s air quality

Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci and Professor Matthew Strickland from the School of Public Health provide insight on factors that affect our local air quality and health

Reno skyline fills with smoke pollution with hot air balloons in the distance.
9/12/2022

GRI kicks off yearlong series focused on racial, health and climate justice

Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses food security and racial justice with September events

Watercolor painting of a lady with vegetables for eyes.
9/12/2022

How do hot air balloons fly?

Atmospheric scientist Pat Arnott shares how hot air balloons ascend into the Reno skies

Colorful hot air balloons fill up and begin to ascend behind a white picket fence with blue skies in the background.
9/9/2022

New assistant dean of administration provides support for leadership

Katie Jameson joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Katie Jameson.
9/8/2022

Mountain West Men's Basketball schedule announced

The Pack will play nine at home, beginning with Dec. 28's contest against the Broncos, and nine on the road games in the 18-game slate

Will Baker takes a shot against UMD in Lawlor Event Center
9/8/2022

Mountain West releases 2022-23 women’s basketball slate

Opponents coming to the Lawlor Events Center include defending Mountain West champions UNLV along with 2022 Women's National Invitational Tournament teams Wyoming, Air Force and New Mexico

Lexie Givens with the ball against Fresno State in Lawlor Event Center
9/8/2022

Arreaga recognized nationally by TopDrawerSoccer

Arreaga on field in game during home soccer opener in Mackay Stadium.
9/7/2022

Engineering protein therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases may result from University research

Chemical & Materials Engineering Assistant Professor Maryam Sarmazdeh receives federal grant for bioengineering project

Assistant Professor Maryam Sarmazdeh stands in a yellow dress before a wall of shelving filled with equipment in her lab.
9/7/2022

Nevada Small Business Challenges Survey reveals what new and existing businesses face post-pandemic

Significant challenges for small business owners include securing debt and dealing with inflation

Sign over entrance of the Nazir Ansari Business building
9/7/2022

Balancing college and a career

Journalism student Chloe Cross gives her advice on managing classes and a full-time job

Chloe Cross smiles and holds up a pass that says 2NEWS.
9/7/2022

Get your free tickets and Pack the Mack!

For this Saturday’s football game at Mackay Stadium, each member of our faculty and staff has the opportunity to receive up to four free tickets and a “Pack Snack.”

A group of Nevada football players wearing blue jerseys and helmets run through smoke onto the field at Mackay Stadium.
9/6/2022

El Grito of the University of Nevada, Reno

A free, community-wide celebration of arts, family and Latinx/Hispanic heritage roots with ties to past and modern lived experiences takes place on Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A vintage looking black lowrider car parked by a beautiful water feature or fountain.
9/6/2022

Show your cybersecurity poster or demo video at the Oct. 10 Cybersecurity Conference

Students and faculty from all disciplines may submit entries by Sept. 23

Graphic of a lock with computer coding behind it to suggest the concept of cybersecurity
9/6/2022

Students and faculty member return from Brussels after German Marshall Fund Forum

University of Nevada, Reno represented as one of two American universities at the forum

Three students - one boy and two girls (from left to right) - dressed in professional attire standing in front of a building and some bushes.
9/2/2022

Balloon Race Scholarship recipients awarded for 2022

Ashley Osborne and Shane Kapala receive the 2022 Balloon Race Scholarship

Great Reno Balloon Races hot air balloons
9/2/2022

Wolf Pack Football opens home slate with afternoon kickoff

Toa Taua carries the ball in game at New Mexico State University.
9/1/2022

Skiing returns to Nevada Athletics

Skiing will make its return to the Nevada Athletics varsity lineup in the 2022-23 athletic season.

University of Nevada, Reno President Brian Sandoval poses holding a Nevada Skiing branded baseball hat along with Nevada Skiing coach Mihaela Kosi and Nevada Athletics Director Stephanie Rempe in front of a Nevada Athletics and Champion Chevrolet backdrop.
8/31/2022

Store-bought milkweed plants can expose monarch caterpillars to harmful pesticides

Researchers found pesticide-contaminated plants in nurseries in 15 states

monarch caterpillar on milkweed leaf
8/31/2022

Groundbreaking performance by La Mezcla kicks off the 2022-2023 Performing Arts Series season

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Performing Arts Series celebrates 62 years with five barrier-shattering performances and free, open to the public activities

San Francisco-based polyrhythmic dance and music ensemble, La Mezcla, dancing on stage.
8/31/2022

University of Nevada, Reno and Bird partner on shared mobility

University allows Bird scooters on campus

Bird scooters in a parking lot north of campus with the Mackay Stadium in the backgroun
8/31/2022

James M. Alexander, M.D., Named First OB/GYN Chair for Nevada’s First Integrated Health System

Experienced physician, researcher, mentor and educator to lead the obstetrics and gynecology department at the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and Renown Health.

Dr. James Alexander headshot in a nice suit.
8/31/2022

Faces of the Pack: Jennifer Clayton discovers fascination for autonomous robotics

First-generation student finds vast opportunity through mentorships, research experiences and the University community

Jennifer Clayton alongside Mark Genung, director of the Nevada Autonomous test site program, at this summer’s Censys Technologies and Iris Automation drone demonstration.
8/30/2022

Kelsey Fitzgerald joins the Reynolds School as a professor of science communication

Fitzgerald will instruct on science journalism and coordinate the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science

A headshot of Kelsey Fitzgerald smiling to camera.
8/30/2022

UNR School of Social Work receives reaccreditation

Interim Dean, Lillian Wichinsky, stands smiling with others from the School of Social Work on a grassy lawn on a sunny day.
8/30/2022

ScienceFIT welcomes a new cohort of future scientists

The weeklong bootcamp helps incoming freshmen prepare for their first semester of college.

A group of students stands, looking upward at a drone against a clear blue sky. There are trees at the right and left edges of the photo.
8/29/2022

Welcome back to campus

We are all excited about the fall semester and the enthusiasm and hope it brings to our campus community.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
8/29/2022

Biology Peer Instruction Program propels students to success

The Biology Peer Instruction Program provides leadership and teaching opportunities to undergraduates. Those experiences follow them through their lives.

Eleven people stand, ten of whom are wearing graduation regalia, and smile on the steps outside of the Pennington Student Achievement Center.
8/29/2022

Meadow restoration efforts yield long-term climate change mitigation benefits

New study shows restored meadows capture and store large amounts of carbon

A green meadow under a blue sky.
8/29/2022

Peggy Bohn recognized as the Nevada Veteran Employee of the Month for July 2022

Bohn currently works in the University’s Real Estate Office

Three women, two in red and one in black, posing with the Seal of Nevada in the background.
8/25/2022

Math as art

Many mathematicians in the College of Science work in pure mathematics, but the field often blurs the lines between math and art.

Green, computer-generated fractal art on a purple background, with a signature on the bottom.
8/25/2022

Men’s Basketball announces non-conference schedule

K.J. Hymes dunking a basket in Lawlor Event Center
8/25/2022

Climate journalist asks, “Sustain what?”

Andrew Revkin, an award-winning environmental and sustainability journalist, will bring some of the insights he’s gained in his 34 years of reporting experience to the University on September 8. Revkin’s lecture will kick off the 12th season of the Discover Science Lecture Series.

A man stands on a causeway that is flooding.
8/25/2022

Upward Bound Classic and Math & Science Programs awarded $6.7 million Department of Education TRIO grants

The renewal of these four grants supports intensive college preparatory services for 246 first-generation, income-qualified high school students in Northern Nevada.

A group of students wearing upward bound sweatshirts study and smile
8/24/2022

Toa Taua named to Polynesian College Football Player of the Year watch list

Toa Taua running the ball in game versus San Jose State.
8/24/2022

Discover Science Lecture Series opens its 12th season

This season's lineup includes a range of disciplines. Registration for the first lecture on September 8 is now open.

Four images in a grid. Top left shows a man standing on a flooded causeway. Top right shows a man leaning over equipment with tubes and lenses. Bottom left shows a woman sitting at a laboratory bench. Bottom right shows a woman standing at a podium.
8/24/2022

Fred Harris recognized for commitment to University

Computer Science & Engineering professor demonstrates dedication to students, school and state.

Fred Harris in business suit standing outside in front of greenery
8/24/2022

University offers soil health and regenerative agriculture workshops and event

Online weekly sessions begin Aug. 30, daylong session at ranch in Fallon Sept. 30

A hand scooping up rich, dark soil.
8/24/2022

Sagebrushers ep. 6: Coach Ken Wilson

President Brian Sandoval talks with Nevada Wolf Pack Football Coach Ken Wilson about Wilson's decision to return to Nevada, his plans for the program and more.

President Brian Sandoval and Coach Ken Wilson smile while sitting next to each other, wearing headphones in the recording space
8/23/2022

Wolf Pack Football welcomes Chris Ault Field Sponsored by ITS Logistics

ITS Logistics provides generous gift to replace turf at Mackay Stadium

Ribbon cutting ceremony with Brian Sandoval, ITS Logistics leadership, and Wolf Pack Football leadership along with the Nevada Wolf Pack Cheerleaders and mascots on the new turf during a sunny day. Everyone is happy, smiling, and you can see the freshly cut ribbon hanging amongst the crowd of nearly 50 people.
8/22/2022

Integrating big data into robotics with Duckietown

A fresh perspective on robotics and how it can be applied across various levels of education

Two yellow rubber ducks posed in front of a mini Reno's "Biggest Little City" sign.
8/19/2022

Preschoolers at the Child and Family Research Center become published authors

Students in Ozdemir’s classroom wrote and illustrated the book, "We Are Unique!"

Preschool children standing with their teachers
8/19/2022

Philanthropy under 30

Two young alums give back to the University.

Two side-by-side images. The left image is of a man standing with a woman and a young girl, the right image is of a man and woman sitting on a fake pumpkin.
8/18/2022

University’s NevadaFIT begins with move-in Aug. 18 and events all weekend

Academic ‘Freshman Intensive Transition’ program features iPad distribution, Opening Ceremony in Mackay Stadium

Nevada student Jillian Perry poses with her family and a NevadaFIT volunteer in front of Great Basin Hall with two large carts full of dormitory room items.
8/18/2022

Online Executive MBA program graduates 38 students in 10th cohort

College of Business program accelerates careers of international graduates

A group of recent EMBA graduates from the University of Nevada, Reno stand together on stage.
8/17/2022

University of Nevada, Reno to reopen Argenta Hall for fall 2022 semester

The residence hall has been receiving building updates since July 2019

The front of the Argenta Hall building
8/17/2022

Annual Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics conference held in Northern Nevada

The University of Nevada, Reno hosted preconference workshops for international scholars on campus

A group of PhD students from the University of Nevada, Reno, stand on a boat together.
8/16/2022

Nevada and New Mexico Public Health researchers collaborate on reducing methamphetamine and opioid-related harms

Professor Karla Wagner and her team examine harm reduction in Nevada and secure a 3-year CDC-funded grant

Headshot of Karla Wagner
8/16/2022

7 faculty members receive CAREER Awards in support of early-career success

With the latest round of this prestigious NSF award, the University’s community of faculty-recipients grows

Collage of the individual photos of the University's seven CAREER Awardees for 2022.
8/16/2022

White Coat Ceremony welcomes class of 2026 to UNR Med

70 Students Celebrate the Beginning of Their Journey to Become Physicians

Three students smile for a photo after receiving their white coats
8/15/2022

Nevada’s Recovery & Prevention Program in the School of Public Health hosts 2nd Annual Recovery Month 5k celebration

The event will take place September 24 at Idlewild Park

NRAP Project Director Terra Hamblin, standing with 5k racers at the previous 2021 event.
8/15/2022

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor wins DOE Early Career Award

Aditya Nair’s network project receives an Early Career Research Program grant.

Aditya Nair portrayed from the chest-up, standing outside in front of a building.
8/12/2022

Kickoff to Kindergarten fair provides free resources to help prepare young children for school

Extension hosts back-to-school family pre-k event with community partners

Children and parents participating in a seed growing activity.
8/11/2022

University Center for Economic Development names new director

The center will continue to operate under new leadership and a five-year grant from federal and local funding

Dr. Frederick Steinmann poses in a tan suit in front of a dark gray background
8/11/2022

Artificial light pollution raises concern for human and wildlife wellbeing

Biology associate professor receives NSF CAREER Award to investigate health and behavioral effects of light pollution on wild birds

Associate Professor Jenny Ouyang, a faculty member in the Department of Biology since 2016.
8/10/2022

New University research scientist works to preserve potatoes for U.S. food supply

Masaki Shimono conducts research to mitigate disease during potato storage

Masaki Shimono holding up a potato and treatment.
8/9/2022

New target for therapies to treat preterm labor

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine research identifies a cause of preterm labor

Iain Buxton is a Foundation Professor with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine,
8/9/2022

Digital Wolf Pack Initiative student wins Worldwide Student App Development Challenge

Provost's office leads collaboration with iPad initiative

Vedant Malhotra at Apple Park
8/8/2022

College of Business wins bid to host the AMCIS conference in 2026

The Americas Conference on Information Systems is the largest conference in the world for IS scholars

Sign over entrance of the Nazir Ansari Business building
8/8/2022

Ken Coll takes helm at WestEd, a nonprofit working to improve educational and human-services outcomes

University professor and former dean is first Nevadan to serve as chair in more than a decade

Ken Coll
8/5/2022

Earthquake research, commitment to students recognized

Civil engineering professor Keri Ryan has been named McKenzie Professor.

Studio portrait of Keri Ryan
8/3/2022

New Extension educators provide resources and programs to Nevada communities

Hiren Bhavsar and Brianna Randow are reaching out to their communities to assess county needs

Hiren Bhavsar and Brianna Brandow.
8/3/2022

Nevada Small Business Development Center selects new director

Winnie Dowling, longtime deputy director of the center, takes on new role

Photograph of Winnie Dowling wearing a blue shirt in front of a gray background
8/3/2022

Summer construction update

Several exciting projects are underway this summer

A north facing shot of the Quad with a tree on the left-hand side and the Mackay Mines building in the background.
8/2/2022

Anne Howard, trailblazing English professor and one of the founders of Women's Studies, passes away

During her distinguished 37-year career, Howard fought for equal rights in northern Nevada

A group of women including Anne Howard
8/2/2022

University of Nevada, Reno student launches innovative new beverage delivery service

Shiva Kittusamy designed his startup, AYCE Delivery Inc, for college campuses

The founders of AYCE Delivery stand together in front of a brick wall
8/2/2022

Pack Provisions named creative food pantry by Food Bank of Northern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno’s food pantry earns award for annual assessment

Photo of a building with a few students walking through the frame.
7/28/2022

Making their MARC: the MARC program recruits its first cohort of students

New program aims to diversify fields of biomedical research and practice.

Six people stand in two rows on brick stairs. They are standing in front of a brick building with white columns.
7/27/2022

University offers crop research tours: CBD, fiber, grain hemp and winter squash

Research being done on drought-tolerant and high-demand crops

Hemp plant growing in soil.
7/27/2022

Wolves on Wheels: Elizabeth Koebele

Associate Professor Elizabeth Koebele on bike commuting, racing and expanding gender and racial equity in cycling.

Elizabeth Koebele racing on a bike
7/27/2022

String Theory meets music theory at Artown on the Quad

Theoretical physics inspires harmony on the University Quad

A man stands at a microphone in front of a crowd of people sitting in chairs on the University Quad, with several seated people holding instruments beside him. He is standing in front of brick buildings and large trees on a sunny day.
7/27/2022

Sagebrushers ep. 5: Dionne Stanfill and Bayla Fitzpatrick

President Brian Sandoval talks with the ASUN president and vice president about why they chose to study at the University, what goals they plan to accomplish this year and more.

President Brian Sandoval, Dionne Stanfill and Bayla Fitzpatricj smile while sitting next to each other, wearing headphones in the recording space
7/27/2022

Sustainability in asphalt paving drives latest GAANN scholar

Ph.D. candidate Julissa Larios Rodriquez set to join the University’s Graduate Assistance in Areas in National Need (GAANN) program this fall.

Woman standing outside wearing graduation cap and gown
7/26/2022

Passion drives a renewed vision for teaching and research in the forest

From students to citizen-scientists – new environmental and forest management activities take hold in the University’s forested, living laboratory, the Whittell Forest & Wildlife Area

Group of 10 students walks into the valley meadow of the Whittell Forest & Wildlife Area
7/25/2022

Complex modeling by researchers predicts wildfires may decline, eventually

Researchers integrate multiple factors in search of ways to help calculate and mitigate wildfire hazard

Tree covered mountains making up the Big Wood River Basin.
7/25/2022

University postdoc receives national recognition

Earthquake researcher Maha Kenawy honored with EERI Younger Member Award.

Man and woman in business attire indoors in front of curtain; woman holds an awards plaque.
7/22/2022

Nevada Math & Technology Camp introduces youth to STEM fields

College of Education and Human Development continues the tradition of offering weeklong residential camps.

Two students working on math problems on their laptop during camp
7/22/2022

Exploring ice and expanding access

Hydrogeology student Drake McCrimmon found space to be himself while doing science on the Greenland ice sheet.

A male and a female stand on an ice sheet, posing with a LGBTQ+ Pride flag.
7/20/2022

Asphalt research recognized

AAPT awards national scholarship to two graduate students.

Two women outside sitting on a stone bench in front of a building.
7/20/2022

Understanding marginalized experiences to actively implement research

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Research mentor Dr. Sarah Mitchell sheds lighton the significance of research regarding marginalized identities

Dr. Sarah Mitchell and her mentee Talaya Flicop posing with Flicop's final version of their Undergraduate Research project.
7/19/2022

Sharing global LGBTQIA+ perspectives on media

Journalism professor examines social media’s impact on LGBTQIA+ activism

A headshot of Dr. Paromita Pain.
7/19/2022

LGBTQ studies minor added to University of Nevada, Reno curriculum

Gender, Race & Identity Department Chair Dr. Emily Hobson discusses the department’s recent expansion

Photo of the Thompson Building, where the Gender, Race & Identity department is located.
7/18/2022

4-H youth and Bureau of Land Management host horse adoption auction

Extension’s 4-H Program and the Bureau work together to give wild horses homes

Two 4-H youth standing with their horses.
7/14/2022

Daphne Hooper: New director of community Indigenous relations

Hooper highlights her goals in her position and what she has been working on since being hired

Woman smiling for headshot photo in front of a grey background.
7/14/2022

Dr. Paul Hauptman, M.D., named dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Renown Health

Paul Hauptman
7/14/2022

Paul. J. Hauptman, M.D. named Dean of University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Dr. Hauptman, nationally recognized for his work in cardiac care, will also serve as Chief Academic Officer of Renown Health.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/14/2022

Journalism alumna shining the light of truth through reporting

Taylor Johnson is working as a summer equality intern at Bloomberg

A headshot of Taylor Johnson in front of a business lobby.
7/13/2022

The impact of media coverage on the non-fungible token (NFT) market

New research from the University of Nevada, Reno and Vanderbilt University shows the media educates investors rather than hyping the NFT market

"Nazir Ansari Business Building" is written above the entrance to the University of Nevada, Reno business building.
7/13/2022

Nevada Global Business provides students a valuable career development opportunity

College of Business students share their experience visiting New York City

7/12/2022

Promising solution to fatal genetic-disorder complications discovered by University professor and Ph.D. candidate

Published research findings point to a possible, more effective treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy-related cardiac failure

Professor Dean Burkin stands next to Ph.D. student Ariany Oliveira-Santos, who is sitting, in a laboratory room.
7/12/2022

Nevada First-Gen Network creates program for prospective college students

Incline Village middle schoolers to engage in STEM, leadership and art activities this summer

first-gen team meets with middle school students
7/8/2022

School of Public Health Professors Dr. Li Li and Dr. Dingsheng Li receive prestigious environmental health accolades

Assistants Professors Dr. Li Li and Dr. Dingsheng Li were awarded for their research at the Society of Toxicology 61st Annual Meeting and ToxExpo.

Dr. Li Li receiving toxicology award at the Society of Toxicology conference
7/8/2022

COLA and merit update

In every way, the University appreciates and is very grateful for the achievements and accomplishments that you have all contributed to over this past year.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/8/2022

Eren Ozmen listed among top 10 on Forbes’ 2022 list of most successful self-made women

Accomplished University of Nevada, Reno alumna places in coveted business list since its inception

Eren Ozmen poses for the camera wearing a blue suit.
7/7/2022

Journalism graduate student chosen as an artist-in-resident in national park residency program

Mark Maynard will spend two weeks in the Great Basin National Park documenting stories and artifacts from travelers

A headshot of Mark Maynard in front of a green nature background.
7/6/2022

Preserving the online legacy of Sierra Nevada University

Learn about efforts at the University Libraries to capture, preserve, and supply access to archived web content from Sierra Nevada University

The Prim Library located in the Sierra Nevada University campus
7/5/2022

University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University reach milestone

The stunning location and the 50-plus year legacy of Sierra Nevada University will be preserved as the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe!

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/5/2022

University of Nevada, Reno names Dr. Erick Jones dean of the College of Engineering

Jones is a senior science advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist at the U.S. State Department

Dr. Erik Jones
7/1/2022

Dr. Erick Jones named Dean of the College of Engineering

An internationally recognized researcher in industrial manufacturing and systems engineering, his career over the past 25 years has spanned industry, government and academia.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/1/2022

Caring for the Quadrangle

Facilities Services highlights the Quad’s year-round maintenance

Photo of the Quad facing Morill Hall.
6/30/2022

Innevation Center partners with Upward Bound for Summer 2022

Student interns to explore STEAM career opportunities and learn how to become “makers” in the Makerspace

Students pose for picture while touring the Innevation Center Makerspace.
6/30/2022

University scientists conduct, shed light on microbiome research to help impoverished children grow

Changing children’s digestive tract microbes key to reducing disease, improving health

In a hospital, a woman in a bright red shalwar kameez dress and dupattā shawl spoon-feeds an emaciated infant in her lap.
6/30/2022

Sagebrushers ep. 4: Markie Wilder

President Brian Sandoval talks with Coordinator of Indigenous Student Services Markie Wilder about supporting Native American students on campus, advocating for Nevada's tuition waiver, playing basketball for the Nevada Wolf Pack and more.

President Brian Sandoval and Markie Wilder smile while sitting next to each other, wearing headphones in the recording space
6/30/2022

Sign-ups being taken now for preliminary Master Gardener training

Registration for Extension’s Home Horticulture Certificate Program is now open

Multi-colored plants planted in a garden.
6/28/2022

Guinn Center announces Dr. Dana Bennett as interim executive director

Bennett to succeed Dale Erquiaga, who was named acting chancellor of NSHE

Dana Bennett headshot
6/28/2022

Artown on the Quad: Four performances happening in July on the University’s campus

Free performances open to the public

Photo of the Quad facing the Mackay Mines Building and the Mackay statue.
6/27/2022

Assistant professor named Early Career Innovator for contributions to life-saving nutrition for infants

CABNR researcher plays critical role in development of liquid probiotic product for preterm infants

Steven receiving his Regents' award.
6/27/2022

Wolves on Wheels: Emily Hobson

Learn how bikes can help change the world (and other reasons Chair of the Department of Gender, Race, and Identity Emily Hobson rides a bike). Got your own bike story? Share it with us!

Emily Hobson
6/27/2022

KUNR announces new general manager

Reynolds School alumnus Brian Duggan will bring his extensive media experience to the role this August

A headshot of Brian Duggan
6/24/2022

Skin cancer awareness: Medical students host free skin cancer clinic

Clinic helps educate Reno community about the dangers of sun exposure and how to protect oneself

Lourdes Valdez and Ramneek Dhami posing for a photo with their volunteers at the free clinic.
6/23/2022

Public health highlight: Veronika Scavacini

Veronika Scavacini is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ and Latine communities and has dedicated their career to addressing health disparities through the lens of economics

Veronika Scavacini headshot
6/23/2022

‘Queering STEM Culture’ set to publish June 28

Engineering professor co-edits book exploring experiences of queer and trans community and their allies in post-secondary STEM settings.

Head shot of Kelly Cross
6/22/2022

University students and professor travel to annual German Marshall Fund in Brussels

University-funded trip allows group to witness and participate in global policy development

Photo of the trees on the Quad with Assistant Professor Ingram's office nearby.
6/22/2022

Kids explore frogs, bees and science at the University

Students in Northern Nevada got the opportunity to learn from graduate students and professors at the Daugherty Summer Science Exploration program.

Students gather around a black workbench with their hands folded. The workbench has beakers and plastic tubes with bees and blue and yellow paper strips in them. The beakers have sucrose and water labels on them.
6/22/2022

Innevation Center to host gener8tor Reno-Tahoe Accelerator Program 2022

Applications open for accelerator offering connections and $100K investment to high-growth startups

Two people working together in the Innevation Center Concept Café.
6/22/2022

Environmental science student-researcher wins Regents’ award for notable accomplishments

Nicole Choma reflects on how experiences in undergraduate research, marching band and other scholarly activities have enhanced her college journey

Nicole Choma receiving a Regents' award.
6/22/2022

Stephanie Rempe named Nevada Wolf Pack athletic director

Rempe has overseen all aspects of one of the country’s largest and most successful intercollegiate athletics departments at LSU since 2019

6/21/2022

Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Garrett Vice ‘08

Paving the Wolf Pack Way is a series of stories showcasing Wolf Pack Way alumni from the College of Science.

A man wearing a hat and sunglasses stands on red rocks in front of a rock arch.
6/21/2022

World’s largest freshwater fish found, released in the Cambodian Mekong River by Global Water Center team

International team now tracking the 661-pound giant freshwater stingray's movements to better understand, protect the species and key freshwater habitats

giant stingray tag and release
6/21/2022

Nevada volunteer honored in national awards for over three decades of service to 4-H youth

4-H volunteer Linda Zimmerman was named 4-H Western Region Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

Linda Zimmerman being awarded the 2021 Nevada 4-H Volunteer of the Year by Sue Hoffman.
6/20/2022

Nevada places seventh in national concrete canoe competition

University’s Concrete Canoe team participates in engineering event after five-year hiatus

Twenty-one people standing and kneeling around a canoe outdoors
6/20/2022

Celebrating Juneteenth

On Juneteenth, let us all continue to learn more about this date’s historic and meaningful significance, as we stand with the members of our Black community in achieving the promise of equality and justice.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
6/17/2022

Westfall Scholars for Spring 2022 headed for success

Many of the students plan to continue their education, while others start work upon graduating.

A large group of nicely-dressed people sit and stand, smiling.
6/16/2022

Regents, University and College-level awards highlight College of Science achievements

Award recipients
6/16/2022

DACA Ten Year Anniversary

Today is a very important date, marking the 10-year anniversary of the DACA policy. We are extremely proud of, and stand with, our DACA students and their families.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
6/15/2022

Off-season cattle grazing to help control fire danger from invasive cheatgrass

New University of Nevada, Reno study utilizes supplemental feeding to attract cattle to infested pastures

cattle grazing near mountains
6/13/2022

State geologists gather in the Sierras for annual meeting

The 2022 meeting is being hosted by the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

A jetty of rocks spits out to the left with the clear turquoise waters of Lake Tahoe in the foreground and alpine mountains in the background.
6/13/2022

GSA Spring Awards honor student achievement

Almost $70,000 in awards and scholarships presented during GSA Spring Awards

GSA spring awards winners pose in the Joe Crowley Student Union ballroom.
6/13/2022

Celebrating award-winning students in the College of Science

This year, seven students won awards from the Board of Regents or the University.

A crowd of people blurred in the foreground watch a presentation by a woman standing on a stage.
6/10/2022

School of Public Health celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion

School's DEI committee shares how students, faculty and staff can access DEI resources

School of Public Health students and faculty pose with their hands in the shape of a wolf, standing around and on top of the University "N" statue outdoors.
6/9/2022

Wolves on Wheels: Alex Vanderhoff

Avid mountain biker Alex Vanderhoff shares her love of local trails. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!

Alex Vanderhoff mountain biking in Ely, Nevada
6/8/2022

June is Pride Month

The University stands with the LGBTQIA+ community and supports all of its members.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
6/8/2022

Accomplished professor wins University’s Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award

Mae Gustin sets example for prioritizing student safety in labs with chemicals

President Sandoval and Mae Gustin holding Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award plaque
6/8/2022

University of Nevada, Reno Extension completes director search

Jacob DeDecker brings lifetime of experience in Extension to lead programs in Nevada

Jacob DeDecker.
6/8/2022

Banner year for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards

An all-time high of 13 student-awardees affiliated with the University of Nevada, Reno receive the prestigious NSF fellowship

A collage of individual photos of the 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellows attending University of Nevada, Reno
6/7/2022

Sustainable resource management research the focus of new open-access journal

Metallurgical Engineering professor Ehsan Vahidi to serve as associate editor of Frontiers in Sustainable Resource Management

Wind turbines
6/6/2022

New University of Nevada, Reno election poll shows Lombardo and Laxalt with big leads

Poll suggests competitive November races loom, polarization on abortion and election issues

" Joe Lombardo with a 33 point lead in the Republican governor’s primary

6/3/2022

Mackay School honors exceptional students and industry partners

The Mackay School honored donors, alumni, faculty and staff with a focus on celebrating the successes of students at the 2022 Mackay Banquet.

Attendees at the Mackay Banquet pose for a photo
6/3/2022

Discover Science podcast: Harrison Schmitt on his trip to the Moon

Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt discusses what it was like to be on the Moon's surface, what we're still learning from the samples brought back to Earth and what the future of lunar exploration looks like

Discover Science Podcast with Harrison Schmitt
6/3/2022

Ana de Bettencourt-Dias named Foundation Professor

de Bettencourt-Dias has a lengthy list of contributions to her field, as well as invaluable service to the University and its students.

de Bettencourt-Dias wears a black shirt with a necklace and smiles in front of a gray background.
6/2/2022

University of Nevada, Reno hosts international smell workshop

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts held workshop on the philosophy of smell

Group of individuals stand on balcony outside building
6/2/2022

New Guinn Center report examines demographic indicators for youth in Nevada

Key finding indicates that nearly 25% of Nevada’s rural youth live in poverty

Aerial shot of the University of Nevada, Reno campus
6/2/2022

Second-annual artist-in-residence program selects two artists for national park residency program

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

Stella Lake inside Great Basin National Park
6/1/2022

Computer science researcher plans to use machine learning to improve cancer treatments

Assistant Professor Tin Nguyen is set to begin NSF-funded research this summer that could advance our understanding of cancer.

Man sitting in chair in front of computer screen
6/1/2022

Journalism alumna follows her passion to work for Disney

Madeline Potts stayed persistent and overcame rejection to land her dream job

Madeline Potts stands in front of a blue and purple wall wearing pink Disney mouse ears and holding her arms out to the side.
6/1/2022

Linda Hayes recognized with Distinguished Faculty Award

The psychology professor, who has worked at the University for 32 years, received the award in her final year before retirement.