‘Gold standard’ accreditation signals commitment to animals
University awarded full reaccreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Care International
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
As we raise awareness and celebrate achievements, we must also support all future efforts for equity and acceptance for the members of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Journalism students earn national award for global multimedia project
Alina Croft and Faith Evans win a Hearst Journalism Award
College of Engineering Dean Manos Maragakis: a retrospective on a distinguished tenure
Maragakis has served as dean since 2008, will transition to faculty at end of June
4-H Offering summer camps at Lake Tahoe to keep youth engaged and learning
University of Nevada, Reno Extension continues tradition of offering overnight camps
Wolf Pack claims seven medals at Mountain West Track and Field Championships
Nevada Women’s Track and Field finished in fourth place at the meet
High schools and teachers – and University – benefit from concurrent enrollment
Pilot program gives 450 high school students a fast start toward earning a college degree
Wolves on Wheels: Carlos Ramirez-Reyes
Both a bike commuter and a bike camper, Ramirez-Reyes shares his favorite experiences on two wheels. 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!
Polish National Song and Dance Ensemble to perform on University of Nevada, Reno campus
Free June 6 performance by “Śląsk” is open to the public
Nevada in the news
- Scientist turned children's author explains what it means to be a bee
Two women scientists with ties to the University of Nevada, Reno published a children’s book that tells the story of solitary bees. KUNR contributor Shelby Herbert spoke with Felicity Muth, author of Am I Even a Bee? about why she thinks it’s important to get kids engaged in scientific topics and understand bee diversity. – KUNR
- 13-foot-long stingray found in deep hole in Mekong River
“This is the last place on Earth where we find these creatures together,” says Hogan, who is a fish biologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, and leads the USAID-funded Wonders of the Mekong research project. In the week prior to the ray capture, Hogan, who is also a National Geographic Explorer, led a scientific expedition to the area. On the international team of researchers taking part were two other Nat Geo Explorers: Kakani Katija, a deep sea researcher, and Kenny Broad, an environmental anthropologist and cave diver. – National Geographic
- Adapting to Life With an Alzheimer's Diagnosis: An Air Force Vet's 'How To'
When I was in New Mexico, I talked at the Senate twice. Here in Nevada, now I’m a member of the Governor’s task force on Alzheimer’s disease. I do a Zoom every Monday from 10 to 11:30 for people living with dementia through Dementia-Friendly Nevada, with Dr. Jennifer Carson out of the University of Nevada, Reno. We have probably 18 to 20 people there every week. – Being Patient
Lucas Ingvoldstad named USDA Director of Rural Development in Nevada
Alumnus of the Department of Geography’s Land Use Planning Master’s program aims to address climate change and invest in climate-smart infrastructure in rural Nevada
Quim Vidal Mora and A.J. Lintunen guide the Wolf Pack to ninth in NCAA Regional
Nevada Men’s Golf did not finish outside the top 10 in any single tournament this season and competed in its fourth straight NCAA Regional
Recent expedition and monster fish rescue highlight Mekong River's global significance
Deep pools in Mekong River may be home to world's largest freshwater fish
Spring 2022 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards
Award recipients recognized for their outstanding instruction and for creating positive learning environments as LOA instructors
Adult chaperones needed to guide youth at Tahoe 4-H summer camp
Extension 4-H Youth Development needs volunteers for July 9-16 camp at South Lake Tahoe
Hallowed ground: Spring Commencement returns to the Quad
More than 3,000 degrees were conferred over three days on the University's historic Quadrangle, where ceremonies were held for the first time since 2019
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine graduates 70 new physicians
The UNR Med Hooding Ceremony took place at the Pioneer Center for Performing Arts on May 13
Increase in accidental drug overdose among Hispanic/Latinx persons in Nevada
The School of Public Health’s Overdose Data to Action program and the CDC report an increase in overdose deaths among Hispanic/Latinx Nevadans from 2019 to 2020.
Study sheds light on what influences water supplied by snowmelt
University of Nevada, Reno leads study looking at over 500 locations in the U.S.
Nicole Shepherd is Herz Gold Medalist
Dual degree student a standout volunteer in community and accomplished musician
Path to Independence students to join University commencement for first time in nine years
Students receiving their certificate from Path to Independence to join their peers at commencement
from the University of Nevada, Reno
Campaign surpasses $500 million goal
Concluding the 2021-22 academic year
Congratulations to all of our students, faculty and staff for a memorable and successful academic year. The commitment you have demonstrated to one another is inspiring.
Sommerfeld leads Pack trio in heptathlon
Anna Maria Sommerfeld led the trio of Pack athletes on Day 1, sitting in sixth place. Hanah Smrt closed the day in eighth and Kate Kadrmas in ninth
University of Nevada, Reno faculty focus on batteries research, education and workforce training to meet world’s energy future
Nevada Institute for Sustainability improves performance of electric vehicles and the grid, and connects to nation’s first Batteries and Energy Storage Technologies Minor
University honors its best at 'Honor the Best'
The past year's achievements by students, faculty and staff honored at annual ceremony
University of Nevada, Reno to offer new Risk Management & Insurance Studies program
The program creates a direct talent pipeline between students in the College of Business and insurance and risk management jobs
University of Nevada, Reno world languages faculty selected for Regents’ Advising Award
College of Liberal Arts Associate Professor Wilfredo de Ràfols earns NSHE system-wide honor
Innovation Day website showcases engineering projects
See students present short videos of their inventions on the Innovation Day website, online today.
Catherine Schofield named Reynolds School Spring 2022 Senior Scholar
Journalism student uses passion for media to achieve academic success
Ten years of great work and a Tibbitts Award for Angelina Padilla
Mechanical Engineering professor finds real-world ways to teach students
College of Education and Human Development One of the Nation’s Top 100 Colleges
Graduate School and Online Programs Maintain High Ratings in the U.S. News and World Report
Linguistic/game-theoretic approach detects and explains online propaganda
University of Nevada, Reno researcher develops model to discover and explain propagandistic content on the Internet
Professor Steven Hayes receives 2022 NSHE Career Distinguished Researcher Award
Internationally renowned for development of ACT, evidenced based form of psychotherapy
First-generation student becomes first at University to earn prestigious fellowship
After a new start at the University of Nevada, Reno, Arturo Macías Franco is using his voice to advocate for others
Nevada Men’s Golf Clinches Fourth Straight NCAA Regional Berth
The Wolf Pack will compete in the Stockton Regional from May 16-18 at Reserve Spanos Park.
Magic and wonder experienced at Serendipity art exhibition
Art professor presents solo exhibition at conference in California
Nevada faces No. 13 USC in NCAA Tournament first round
Nevada Men's Tennis will begin play in its first NCAA Tournament at No. 13 overall seed USC. First serve at Marks Stadium is scheduled for Friday, May 6, at 1 p.m.
Fleischmann Planetarium hosts the seventh annual Sci-On! Film Festival
View and vote on short science and science fiction films in the Planetarium's full-dome theater May 4-6
Digital Wolf Pack Initiative expands, providing iPads to incoming freshmen and transfer students
Provost's office leads collaboration with Apple for iPads
College of Engineering Dean Manos Maragakis: A retrospective on a distinguished tenure
Maragakis has served as dean since 2008, will transition to faculty at end of June
Journalism students win five national Hearst Journalism Awards
Andrew Mendez, Bryan Hofmann, Jarrette Werk and Kennedy Vincent earn top spots in the competition
New program aims to improve access to support for children with autism in Kenya
The course will be available to University students this fall
Funding in flight: Making climate change prediction models more accurate
Researchers from the Department of Geography are making use of new drone technology with support from the Global Climate Change Foundation.
Men’s Tennis claims Mountain West outright title
Wolf Pack win first Mountain West regular season title and the first conference title since 1982
Sagebrushers ep. 2: Dean Manos Maragakis
Join your host President Brian Sandoval as he talks with Dean of the College of Engineering Manos Maragakis about running, stepping down from his role and into the faculty, and his favorite times on campus
Nevada Industry Excellence receives grant to support manufacturing industry development and success
$950,000 grant will continue Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center and statewide service through the University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate researcher and McNair Scholar reflects on impressive academic journey
Experience in Undergraduate Research and McNair Scholars Program leads to NSF graduate fellowship award for CABNR student
NSHE Regents' Mid-Career Researcher Award goes to dedicated biologist
Jamie Voyles will be celebrated with her colleagues at the University's Honor the Best event
Leah John and Victoria Gailey earn individual births into NCAA Championship
This will be the first time in program history that the team has had two golfers make the NCAA Regionals as individuals
2022 Outstanding Researcher: Advancing the science that explains how our bodies’ functions connect
UNR School of Medicine Professor Scott Earley’s leading edge research achieves breakthroughs in cell signaling and ion channel regulation
On the 85 Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika
Criteria of Truth while General Franco’s lie about this event persists
Healthy Minds Study: understanding mental health on campus
The Healthy Minds Study survey was recently sent out to students and, for the first time, faculty and staff at the University – check your inbox!
Bible Award winner Smith: Students make the award special
Anthropology's Geoff Smith wins another important teaching award
New summer camp aims to help American Indian youth get college ready
Extension is hosting the first American Indian/Alaska Native College Prep Camp this June
Who is that doggie in the photo? A personal exploration
What can historical photos tell us? Manuscripts and Archives Librarian Jacquelyn Sundstrand's answer involves a hat-wearing dog
Extension and partners ready Nevadans for wildfire, smoke and ozone
University of Nevada, Reno Extension kicks off Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign
Campaign surpasses $500 million goal
To our Wolf Pack Family, thank you for helping us raise $502.86 million for students, faculty and programs.
University’s 10th annual College Day pep rally encourages middle-school students to go to college
University of Nevada, Reno and Clayton Middle School partnership promotes enthusiasm for future learning
Nevada Center for Applied Research extends University co-location to American Battery Technology Company
Latest collaboration brings new R&D venture to campus, opportunities to students and economic development to Nevada
Journalism dean to be inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters’ Hall of Fame
Alan Stavitsky will be honored during the association’s 26th annual Hall of Fame Gala
"If I hid behind my mask, would they still see me?"
Xueying Zheng, Jocelyn Simmons and S. Lucile Purnell delivered their award-winning speeches at the start of the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit
Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Diana Moss
Paving the Wolf Pack Way is a series of stories showcasing Wolf Pack Way alumni from the College of Science.
University of Nevada, Reno nutritionists honored by Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
David St-Jules named Nevada Outstanding Dietitian, Deborah Joakimson Recognized Dietetic Technician and Shauna Tavcar Outstanding Dietetic Student
Earth Day is Every Day
Today is Earth Day, and the University acknowledges that we are all citizens of the world – and that we all have an important role in preserving our planet for future generations.
Earth Day expedition to search unexplored deepest pools of Mekong River
International effort led by USAID Cooperative Project, Wonders of the Mekong, to launch April 22
Reno Jazz Festival celebrates 60 years
Headliner artists include groundbreaking saxophonist Miguel Zenón and vocal phenom Michael Mayo
Nicola Ader Earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week
Ader broke the school record in the Heptathlon
University of Nevada, Reno political science faculty selected for Regents’ Rising Researcher Award
College of Liberal Arts Assistant Professor Elizabeth Koebele earns NSHE system-wide honor
Wolves on Wheels: Joanna Trieger
Dedicated bike commuter Joanna Trieger shares her favorite "parking" spot. 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!
Discover Science podcast: Ken Ono and "The Man Who Knew Infinity"
Renowned number theorist Dr. Ken Ono shares his deep connection to the life and work of Srinivasa Ramanujan in the latest episode of the Discover Science podcast.
Journalism alumna’s thousand-mile journey to save the salmon
Brooke Hess is combining her love of science and writing for The Grand Salmon Project
Spring 2022 Senior Scholars honored by University
University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 12 graduates with top grade-point averages
COVID-19 Vaccine developer Kizzmekia Corbett to visit University for Discover Science lecture April 28
The scientific lead for the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine research team was named a TIME Magazine Hero of the Year. Registration for her lecture is now open.
NSF CAREER Award recipient studies how plants respond to drought
Elizabeth Pringle will study how plant chemistry changes in response to drought in the Great Basin.
Troy Morris is the Employee Veteran of the Month for the State of Nevada for March 2022
Facilities Supervisor Troy Morris is a valued member of the Wolf Pack community and has a hand in nearly every event that takes place on campus.
Undergraduate researchers prepare for Wolf Pack Discoveries
Faculty mentors and student awardees provide insight to the rewarding experience of University-supported research, scholarly and creative activities
Wolf Pack Weekend details and information
The Nevada football team is set for the Battle Born Showdown. Men's tennis plays SDSU. Women's soccer plays Lake Tahoe CC. And softball plays New Mexico.
U-Niq wins $50,000 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition
The digital platform utilizes blockchain technology to provide certificates of authenticity and ownership for physical collectibles
New computational linguistics degree preps students for a growing industry
Interdisciplinary undergraduate program combines world languages, linguistics and computer science.
Dealing with the stress of the classroom: early childhood special education teachers and job burnout
Teachers have stressful jobs, but a new study shows early childhood special education teachers’ burnout is associated with job demands and resources.
You earns Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year
Jian Li You earned her seventh Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year honor
University of Nevada, Reno criminal justice faculty selected for Regents’ Teaching Award
College of Liberal Arts Associate Professor Matthew Leone earns NSHE system-wide honor
In an effort to acknowledge and to build upon the culture of support at our University, I am happy to announce the Wolf Pack Wellbeing Week will be held April 18-22.
Extension hires registered dietician to enhance nutritional programs for communities
Hans Weding is helping Nevadans get connected with health and wellness information
Waiters to represent Team USA in the 24th Summer DeafLympics
Nevada Senior Kyla Waiters has been selected to represent the USA dear volleyball team
Nevada small businesses still struggling two years after start of global pandemic
Nevada SBDC survey shows businesses continue to have issues with staffing, supply chains and COVID
With COVID-19 and supply chain issues still causing problems throughout the economy, it’s a good time for small business owners to turn toward their local and national resource networks.
University of Nevada, Reno celebrates remodeled space for promoting nutrition knowledge and healthy living
Modernized lab increases future nutrition professionals' expertise, community impact
Gaming app will help faculty navigate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)
Engineering professor Kelly Cross receives CAREER grant to survey engineering faculty about their beliefs and values about DEI and to develop gaming tool to coach faculty in responding to DEI situations.
Wolves on Wheels: Tom Albright
Read about Associate Professor of Geography Tom Albright's adventures on a bicycle. 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!
What spices and foods can help with anxiety and stress?
Certain foods and nutrients may help support your body in reducing anxiety and improving how your body handles stress
Computer science & engineering students will showcase Capstone projects April 29
View design projects created by graduating seniors at CSE Innovation Day.
Jodee Prudente Joins Doctoral Student Scholars’ 14th Cohort
College of Education and Human Development Doctoral Student Awarded Access to Exclusive Research Opportunities
Introducing the five finalists for the 2022 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition
Student-led teams from across the University compete for the $50,000 grand prize and $10,000 Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award
Out of the 25 teams to enter the competition this year, five teams were selected as finalists.
Wolves on Wheels: Jennifer Kent
Read about Jennifer Kent's love of bicycling to campus with her daughter. 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!
Civil & environmental engineering students showcase Capstone projects April 29
Check out CEE Innovation Day to see 21 engineering projects designed to solve community challenges.
A Nobel Prize-worthy question: How do we sense heat, cold, touch?
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine professor joins with colleagues to review the cellular-level, ion-channel science for top-ranked Physiological Reviews
Local famed author one of Regents’ 2022 creative activities award winners
Michael Branch named one of this year’s Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents’ Creative Activities Award recipients
Welcome to the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit
President Brian Sandoval's opening remarks from the Northern Nevada Diversity Summit the morning of April 6, 2022
University Initiative Brings Spanish-Speaking Students and their Second Language to the Medical Field
Community of Bilingual English-Spanish Speakers furthers the future of our healthcare
Victoria Gailey Finishes in Third-Place at Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
Gailey led Nevada Women’s Golf to a Fourth Place Finish overall in Arizona
University awarded for outstanding comprehensive safety program
Dedicated teamwork and resource-efficient initiatives secured the American Chemical Society award for the second time
Breaking the ‘curse of dimensionality’ will take math, not magic
Engineering professor Hao Xu gets CAREER grant to enhance large-scale computerized systems.
Nevada Football Set for Battle Born Showdown April 23
Join Nevada Football at Mackay Stadium for our annual Spring Game at 6 p.m.
Celebrating Social Work Leaders event hosts over 200 and honors 12 awardees
Eight Compass Rose awards were given out along with three Dean’s Special Recognition, one Heart of a Social Worker award and Founding Dean Martin was presented with a portrait at March 10 event
Gloomy water supply outlook in Nevada prompts new collaborative effort
College of Science researcher leading one-year project to address urban and rural water issues
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX for Women's History Month
Title IX Coordinator Maria Doucettperry answers questions about Title IX and the importance of policies like it
Bill Nye the Science Guy comes to Reno April 2
University of Nevada, Reno brings popular scientist-entertainer to the Reno Events Center
University Women’s Resource Center: a history of support, closure and failed reinstatement
Indigo Hinojos' bachelor's thesis exhibit on the WRC's history will be April 5 at 11 a.m. in the Joe Crowley Student Union, room 402
Pulitzer Prize winner Kristen Go speaks at Reynolds School of Journalism’s 57th Annual Scripps Dinner
Kristen Go was part of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning team for breaking news at The Denver Post in 2000
First-year student earns double-win at National Online Forensics Championships
University of Nevada, Reno Nevada Debate Team off to successful start in 2022
Peyton Callens of Nevada Men’s Golf wins first career championship
Nevada continues its dominant play this season with another top-seven finish. This is the third time the Pack has finished second this year and the eighth time it has finished in the top seven through eight tournaments during the 2021-22 season.
Aging Appreciation Week: Gerontology Academic Program offers events for everyone
Explore the joy, challenges and humanity of aging today as part of Aging Appreciation Week, April 4 to 6, 2022
'Unless the pass is closed, we will be there'
How Luella Lillly became one of the greatest administrators and coaches the University has ever seen
Celebrating Life Through Meaningful Activities: Jennifer Carson, Ph.D. to speak at Alzheimer’s educational conference
Gerontologist and Director of the Dementia Engagement, Education, and Research Program Jennifer Carson, Ph.D. will speak at the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America event Wednesday, April 6.
Materials science and engineering student wins big at international conference
Sydney Fields won best poster award at her first conference, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2022 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Path to Independence highlighted on Anthem award-winning podcast
Autism Goes to College wins Gold as seventh episode looks at University program for students with disabilities
Nevada Men’s Cross Country Earns Personal Bests at Bob Larsen Distance Carnival
The Nevada Wolf Pack men's cross country team competed at the Bob Larsen Distance Carnival March 25
The Elizabeth Racao Durfee Hallway
College of Science Interim Dean Katherine McCall named a hallway in the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center after her great aunt.
Indigenous feminist speakers brought to the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus
Guest speakers are made possible through Nevada Humanities grants in an effort to promote decolonial change through local empowerment thanks to Lydia Huerta and Debra Harry
Sagebrushers podcast: Tales from The Wolf Pack Way
President Brian Sandoval hosts the new podcast from the University of Nevada, Reno, launching on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more March 29
College of Engineering ranked among best graduate programs
U.S. News 2023 Best Engineering Schools Rankings include multiple College of Engineering programs.
Douglas Boyle named Associate Vice Provost for Research and Creative Activities in Lake Tahoe
Longtime University of Nevada, Reno faculty member brings experience to new position after Sierra Nevada University acquisition; appointment to begin July 1
Updates regarding Sierra Nevada University
The cohesive and collaborative work of the team, both on-site in Incline Village and here on our campus in Reno has been extraordinary.
Titanium alloys research explores new concept in materials science and engineering
Engineering Professor Yufeng Zheng receives National Science Foundation CAREER award to research novel alloys design.
A historic moment for University of Nevada, Reno dancers
Dancers from the Department of Theatre and Dance mesmerized a large audience with a public performance at the Pioneer Center
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine fourth-year medical students receive residency assignments
Extension hires personnel to help improve nutrition and health in Nevada
Positions aim to boost impacts of programs for SNAP-Ed recipients and others with low incomes
University-grown meat and produce now available to those in need through on-campus food pantry
Pack Provisions partners with Wolf Pack Meats and Desert Farming Initiative to provide ground beef, fruits and vegetables year round
How students talk about COVID-19: Civics perspective taking in the classroom
Multi-year study shows how the pandemic affects the next generation's political discourse
NSF CAREER Award paves the way for breakthroughs in science by eliminating data transfer bottlenecks
Engin Arslan’s research will bolster next-generation, data intensive applications by designing a new scalable and reliable data transfer framework.
Grow Your Own, Nevada! virtual classes discuss growing healthy food at home
Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses online for communities statewide
World Water Day 2022: Faculty around the globe work to protect water resources
The Global Water Center is made up of faculty from all over the University community. Learn about their work to better understand and protect our most precious resource.
Nicola Ader earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week
Ader earns this honor with her first place finish in the high jump
Regents recognize Mechanical Engineering doctoral candidate
Ashish Kasar wins a Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship.
World’s largest, most endangered freshwater fishes released in Cambodian lake
Tagging and release of Mekong giant catfish, giant barb and river catfish highlight the immense value of biodiversity and ecosystems in the region
Apollo 17 astronaut, scientist and moonwalker Harrison Schmitt visits University March 31
The Discover Science Lecture Series continues with a visit from Apollo 17 astronaut and scientist Harrison Schmitt who stepped off the Moon's surface on December 19 during the last lunar visit.
Cary Groth elected to the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame
MAC Hall of Fame recognizes former University athletic director among 2022 class
Breakthrough research increases drought tolerance in vital crops
Foundation Professor John Cushman awarded two patents for biotechnology research
Basque Global Training Program places three interns at the University
“Best opportunity of my life” – how the 2022 international interns describe working at the University
Guide to garter snakes
As flowers start to bloom and the weather warms, garter snakes begin to emerge from their hibernations.
Grand (re)Opening of the Pillsbury Graduate Quiet Study (MIKC 500)
Graduate Research Assistant and Internal Vice President of the Graduate Student Association Taissa K. Lytchenko talks about the dedicated study space for graduate students
Southern Nevada water supply faces Colorado River restrictions
Creative strategies needed to address long-term shortages, say three University of Nevada, Reno professors
Brain Awareness Week extends through the year
Professional chapters, students and University clubs reach out to the community with brain science.
Women’s Golf to host inaugural Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament
The Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament benefiting Nevada Women's Golf will be on Monday, May 23rd at Somersett Country Club
Nevada earns Mountain West SAAC Community Service Award
It is the fifth time in the past eight years that Nevada has earned the award
Ukraine, horror of the past, terror to the future
Russia has attacked Ukraine and history is repeating itself in this land with a dense past of massacres and devastation.
A story of love and loss told through animation
Journalism professor creates short documentary film and VR experience to bring awareness to grief
University partners with growers and winemakers to continue research and support educational activities
New University-grower-winemaker partnership seeks to advance Nevada wine industry
Titanium alloys research has potential industry benefits
Engineering professor gets NSF grant to research advanced manufacturing of titanium alloys.
Sorghum research and growing information presented in virtual workshops
University presents information on growing sorghum as a commercial crop in Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno professor honored by International Society for Range Management
Tamzen Stringham first woman to receive the Sustained Lifetime Achievement Award
How can I use spices to add color, flavor and health benefits to my meals?
Incorporate foods from around the world into your diet to tickle your taste buds and eat healthier
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Symposium saw significant turn-out
NAGPRA Symposium at the University of Nevada, Reno paved the way for future repatriation efforts
University's logging sports team cuts its way to victory
Nevada Loggers win big at largest forest conference and exhibition in the West
Cambridge Jr., Sherfield of Nevada Men’s Basketball named to All-Mountain West Third Team
Each player earned an All-Mountain West honor for the second year in a row
Innevation Center’s 2nd annual Makerthon competition finds its winner in the University’s College of Engineering
Team Starfruit takes home $1000 check prize for their invention that helps address wildfire crisis
Flying, self-driving cars? OK, but make it safe
Engineering research to develop safe Unmanned Aerial Systems set to begin this summer
Fall 2021 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards
Award recipients are recognized for their outstanding instruction and for creating positive learning environments
Sophomore Isabella Pfeiffer is participating in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program
German exchange student gains self-confidence and independence while studying at the University
Blue Tie Ball announced for April 22
The Blue Tie Ball returns in 2022, as Nevada Athletics will host the 11th edition of the event Friday, April 22, at The Peppermill Resort and Casino
AI researcher works to bridge big data, machine learning and computer systems
College of Engineering Professor Feng Yan receives 2022 Regents Rising Researcher award
Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Lisa LeMond
Celebrating Mayo Clinic cardiologist alumna on International Women's Day
“Art of governance” critical when striving for success in high elective office
Nevada Governors Richard Bryan, Brian Sandoval, with author Larry Struve, discuss concept of building trust in government
Thank you for all you do
National Employee Appreciation Day is a time for us to show appreciation for the achievements and contributions that are made by employees throughout the country.
Nevada Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site transitioning to University
University launches Nevada Autonomous to continue and strengthen Nevada’s national leadership role in autonomous testing
High-risk teams to address domestic violence in Nevada
Extension awarded grant to support victims of domestic violence in Elko and Clark Counties
DePolo of Nevada Swim and Dive qualifies for NCAA Championships
Nevada swimmer Donna dePolo has qualified to compete at the 2022 NCAA Championships for the second year in a row
Nevada Lands 61 to Academic All-Mountain West list
University of Nevada, Reno had 61 student-athletes named to the Fall 2021 Academic All-Mountain West List
Living with fire begins in the classroom
Living With Fire developing new wildfire education curriculum in northern Nevada high school
YouTube becomes SciComm avenue for geological sciences professor
Stacia Gordon has been featured in several videos on CWU Professor Nick Zentner's YouTube channel.
Ben Hazard, the first Black professor at the University of Nevada, Reno
“I want to make sure that by being the first Black professor I also will not be the last.”
Girls and engineering are the focus of outreach event
College of Engineering works to inspire young minds at Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Feb. 24.
Honoring Women's History Month
Our University has a long and proud history of women – students, faculty, staff and alumni – whose examples have furthered the lives of women.
Celebrating art through the School of the Arts sticker contest
The School of the Arts semi-annual sticker contest is now open for submissions for the fall 2022 award
The groundbreaking a cappella group, Sweet Honey In the Rock®, to visit Reno for three full days of workshops, events and performance
The internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble will perform songs of freedom and social consciousness
Why does "The Man Who Knew Infinity" matter?
Mathematician Ken Ono will present his Discover Science lecture answering this question on March 10, following a screening of the movie “The Man Who Knew Infinity.”
Caterpillar range is correlated with their eating habits
Researchers asked whether caterpillars that aren't picky about what they eat occupy larger habitats.
Health, is it equal for all?
Whole groups of people can face significant obstacles to maintaining good health, often because of specific genetic, social or economic factors
Counseling services collaborative to help youth and adults
University, The Redfield Foundation, Renown Health join forces to meet important community need
Arts spring lineup chalked full of historically-relevant and modern-day surprising performances
The School of the Arts has a number of exciting performances in visual art, dance, music and theatre that you don’t want to miss
The Man from Searchlight: A remembrance of Harry Mason Reid (Part I)
Obituary for Harry Mason Reid, written by the Senator Harry Reid Doctoral Fellow
Faces of the Pack: Blesethe West challenges herself by pursuing Undergraduate Research
Pack Research Experience Program and valuable faculty mentorship provide opportunities for first-year pre-med student to get out of her comfort zone
Men’s & women’s basketball welcome donor-funded locker room building
Single-largest gift in Athletics history supports stand-alone locker rooms and team lounges to be completed by early 2024
How innovative thinking led to a dream job in the film industry
Journalism alumna Katie Hutchings' journey to VP of marketing for Skydance Media
Nevada Swim and Dive claim All-Conference awards
After a second-place finish at the Mountain West Championships, the Nevada swim and dive team claimed 28 individual and three relay All-Conference team awards
Faces of the Pack: Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell reflects on her time at the University
"Go after your dreams and don’t doubt your intellect, ability and motivation to complete your goals in life. You can do it!"
From the Silver & Blue to the Red, White & Blue
Krysta Palmer ’16 brings home the bronze from Tokyo Olympic Games
Celebrating the achievements of Colin Kaepernick
Colin’s achievements in the service of a better society are at the heart of the Wolf Pack Way
Further guidance regarding masks on campus
It is important to note that the University cannot implement its own mask mandate.
Nevada Football announces 2022 schedule
The Pack begins a new season led by Head Coach Ken Wilson, with an exciting 2022 schedule on the horizon which includes home games against Texas State, Incarnate Word, Colorado State, San Diego State, Boise State and Fresno State
Leah John earns first career win, Nevada Women’s Golf finishes second at The Show
Leah John made some big pars to close out the third round and hold on to earn her first-career win at The Show at Spanish Trail. The Nevada women's golf team finished second with a score of nine over
Gene-editing breakthrough made in the battle against tick-borne diseases
As tick-borne diseases rise in prevalence in the U.S. and worldwide, University of Nevada, Reno researcher and collaborators make noteworthy discovery
Cybersecurity Center receives $3.3 million NSF grant to boost Nevada workforce
Scholarship for Service program attracts students to public service sector
Women in Tech initiative to host first job negotiation workshop
GM of Microsoft, Maureen McKinney, will share with students best practices on how to negotiate their first job offer
Mary White Stewart Memorial Scholarship an effort to ensure the legacy of an extraordinary faculty member
Throughout her three-decade-long career, sociology professor Mary White Stewart made a profound difference
Super Bowl journey: Austin and Madison Corbett remain two Wolf Pack superstars
Two Wolf Pack greats, one in football and one in volleyball, made their time at the University truly matter
U.S. News ranks College of Business Executive MBA Program
Online Executive MBA among the top online graduate programs in the country
The Online Executive MBA provides an innovative and integrated curriculum in management and leadership while competing with the best online MBA programs.
Wolf Pack Meats welcomes new operations manager
Tom Kulas hopes to grow facility to better serve the community
Young women in science
The STEM Sisters is a program associate biology professor Jamie Voyles started to encourage girls to explore the possibility of a STEM career.
Universities team up to train dietetic interns, improve community health in southern Nevada
College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources collaborates with UNLV and other community partners to provide nutrition education in Clark County
Anne Nolin talks climate change, wildfire and snowpack on CNN International
Protect Our Winters group featured in "Winter Sports are on Thin Ice"
COVID-19 update on face coverings
Based upon legal guidance provided by NSHE, our University is lifting our campus mask mandate effective immediately.
University's 2023-2027 Strategic Plan review opportunity
The 2023-2027 Strategic Plan is still in draft form but is now available to the University community for review.
Ozmen Institute for Global Studies announces new deputy director
Eugene Park will serve as the institute’s first deputy director
U.S. News ranks three University of Nevada, Reno online graduate programs as top in the country
Nursing, executive MBA and education recognized as “2022 Best Online Programs”
Carson Strong, Romeo Doubs, Cole Turner invited to NFL Draft combine
Carson Strong is one of 15 quarterbacks, Romeo Doubs is one of 40 wide receivers, and Cole Turner is one of 21 tight ends who will work out in front of NFL scouts and team officials at the 2022 combine
The Nevada Career Studio's Spring Career Fairs
The Nevada Career Studio is hosting Spring Career Fairs on Feb. 16 and 17.
NSHE wants to hear from you
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has asked for you to share your perspectives and thoughts as they work to build their strategic plan for the future of NSHE.
New Farm to Fork Certification Program provides information on livestock production and processing
Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada livestock producers
Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Kyra Morgan '10 and '16
Paving the Wolf Pack Way is a series of stories showcasing Wolf Pack Way alumni from the College of Science.
Tyler Bosetti named NCBWA preseason Third Team All-American
Bosetti is coming off a dominant junior campaign where he earned Second-Team All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and ABCA/Rawlings to go along with All-Mountain West First Team accolades
Writing for representation: Vibrant Voices
Journalism student establishes a club to advocate for underrepresented groups
Applications open for Great Basin National Park Foundation-University of Nevada, Reno Artist-in-Residence Program
Deadline to apply for artist camping residency is March 15
A decade of mentorship at the Disability Resource Center
The DRC’s Peer Mentor Program has been helping first-year students acclimate to life at the University and navigate the services available for students with disabilities for 10 years
University of Nevada, Reno art exhibition displays one of Nevada’s first abstract artists
“A Nevada Life: Richard Guy Walton” on display now at Church Fine Arts building
Nevada Football announces 2022 signing class
Nevada football, led by Head Coach Ken Wilson, inked 22 student-athletes to complete its 2022 signing class
DoE Center aims to design new molecules to improve quantum sciences
Researchers in the Department of Chemistry were awarded $2.5 million to study molecular magnetism.
What is quantum computing?
Physics professor Timur Tscherbul explains some of the intricacies of quantum computing.
Nevada Swim and Dive receive CSCAA Scholar All-American Team Honors
The Nevada swim and dive team earned a cumulative team GPA of 3.40 in the 2020 fall semester
University to terminate contract with Northshore Clinical Laboratories
The University terminated its contract with Northshore Clinical Laboratories due to our institution’s dissatisfaction with Northshore’s service in helping to conduct on-campus COVID-19 testing for our students, faculty and staff.
Curiosity wins at the College of Science
The annual competition selected the top three videos, along with two honorable mentions and a most-engaged watch party to win prizes.
What is the current state of mental health in the United States?
Associate Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology Kristina DePue looks mental health issues related to the pandemic and what we can do about them
The stories of underrepresented graduate students during COVID-19
Pandemic adds extra stress to lives of underrepresented graduate students
Mission Support and Test Services supports undergraduate research
Student researchers studied security in a variety of fields.
New lizard defense mechanism observed
Two graduate students in the geography program spotted a new behavior in a lizard species.
Collaborative University of Nevada, Reno and Great Basin College building project Cashman Award Finalist
The 24th Annual Cashman Good Government Award honors government entities and individuals working to make citizen services work better, faster and cheaper
University of Nevada, Reno partners with TalentSprint Inc. to offer TechWise program supported by Google that aims to increase diversity in technology education
The program will prepare 20 University students for high-growth technology careers
University of Nevada, Reno English Professor awarded fellowship to research language ‘quirks’
College of Liberal Arts professor Valerie Fridland to publish book on speech and language
N95 respirators available
We are pleased to announce that the University is now in possession of a first shipment of 10,000 N95 respirators of a 20,000-N95 order that was made earlier this month.
What were some of the atmospheric effects of the Tongan volcano eruption?
Atmospheric scientist Neil Lareau explains the global impacts of the Tongan volcano eruption.
Math isn’t always objective: Serving LGB+ sexualities and how the human doing the math matters
Lynda Wiest calls for research and change in how we consider identities in math education
MFA graduate earns prestigious fellowship for upcoming book project
Recent creative writing alumni publishes first book, with a second on the way
Get to know University Libraries Dean Catherine Cardwell
Dean Cardwell is identifying opportunities to continue the trajectory of excellence, innovation for the University Libraries
Extension beekeeping workshop offers tips for beginning and experienced beekeepers
Workshop will provide presentations on a range of beekeeping-related information and skills
Journalism professor honored for his work championing the LGBTQ+ community
Todd Felts awarded Board Member of the Year by The Human Service Network
How to drive in snow and other lessons
Associate Dean Vincent Catalano reflects on colleague Hyung Kyu Shin's 60 years of ongoing research and support.
Satchel Benn named Mountain West Player of the Week
Benn went 4-1 over Nevada's three duals in Spokane last weekend, going 2-0 in doubles play and 2-1 in singles action
Reducing drug-related harm with research: Opioid overdose and HIV prevention work can save lives
Collaborations between researchers, University students, community partners and legislators make change in drug policies possible
Wolf Pack to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Wolf Pack Athletics and Girls on the Run-Sierras will again join forces to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Student mental health counselors and supervisors lead mental health outreach across Nevada
University led efforts bring much needed counseling to rural and marginalized communities across the state
Indigenous Knowledge could inform sustainability efforts in the Amazon
From wind turbines to a pepper plant: a multi-disciplinary team of University and Indigenous Amazonian researchers work to untangle a complex web of interactions
Mentorship and teamwork lead Wolf Pack Bots to another LEGO competition win
University faculty and student mentors work with young team to build robotics skills, confidence and literacy
What makes a successful undergraduate mentor?
In honor of National Mentoring Month, six faculty members reflect on what it means to be an impactful mentor to undergraduate researchers
Exploring the importance of resilience in healthcare
CASAT launches second season of the “CASAT Conversations” podcast
How are healthcare disparities a barrier to health equity and what can be done to address these disparities?
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 this free series
Gender Affirming Closet to help Wolf Pack express identity
Donations are being accepted through the end of February in anticipation of the first pop-up event March 2
Anastasia Luneva and Mariana Campino of Nevada Women’s Tennis Sweep Mountain West Weekly Honors
Nevada women's tennis, fresh off of a 2-0 season-opening weekend, swept the Mountain West weekly honors with wins over Biola and UC Riverside
What are classroom management tips for substitute teachers?
Expert insight on managing challenging student behaviors
Announcing the TechWise Program
Our University is one of five colleges, and one of three four-year universities in the nation to be selected to participate in TechWise, an equity and inclusion program designed by TalentSprint and supported by Google.
Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Rick Kraus '07
Paving the Wolf Pack Way is a series of stories showcasing Wolf Pack Way alumni from the College of Science.
Juan Batalla named Mountain West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week
Batalla went 4-0, with two matches unfinished, in doubles and singles play over Nevada's 3-0 opening weekend
Welcome to the Spring 2022 semester
For more than 20 months now, the sacrifices that you have all made, compassion you’ve shown one another and your undaunted determination have furthered our academic mission in the face of extreme challenge.
Is raw milk a safe choice for my family? | ¿Es la leche cruda una opción segura para mi familia?
Some people who drink raw milk develop life-threatening illness | Algunas personas que beben leche cruda desarrollan enfermedades potencialmente mortales
New small-acreage certification program supports beginning farmers and ranchers
Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada agriculture producers
Building greener buildings
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering professor finds ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the building sector, up to 9.4 gigatons of carbon dioxide through 2050
Nevada Softball hosts Texas Hold’em Tournament
The Nevada softball team is set to host its inaugural Texas Hold'em Tournament, presented by Big Valley Honda
Green industry training offered for landscapers and nursery workers
Extension classes teach green industry topics to become Nursery Worker Certified
Baseball season tickets on sale
Nevada baseball season ticket renewals and new purchases are now available for the 2022 season
Inaugural Hugh Henne Investment Competition winners announced
Winners of the competition given cash awards to start their first investment funds
How do I choose a fermented drink for my family? | ¿Cómo elijo una bebida fermentada para mi familia?
Three tips for choosing fermented drinks | Tres consejos para elegir bebidas fermentadas
University updates as we approach the start of the spring semester
We are preparing for a spring semester that includes in-person instruction and in-person operations (programs and services).
Faces of the Pack: Recognizing Jeanine Mooers on World Braille Day
University alumna, Braille proofreader and now software accessibility tester is inspired by her love of Braille and for access technology
How the world looks differently at people with mental illness and addiction
Research reveals stigma against people with substance use disorder and major depressive disorder
University of Nevada Press names new director
JoAnne Banducci has been selected to run the University of Nevada Press.
University Libraries remembers Senator Harry Reid
Ever committed to preserving the history of Nevada and the U.S. Senate, Reid entrusted the University, particularly the University Libraries, with the honor of stewarding his papers.
Governor Sisolak proclaims January as Radon Action Month
University of Nevada, Reno Extension urges Nevadans to test homes for the cancer-causing gas
Weight gain: The holidays are over, now what?
What older adults should know before dieting to lose holiday pounds
Head Coach Ken Wilson announces additions to Nevada Football coaching staff
Five assistant coaches were officially added to the coaching staff
Nevada Softball releases 2022 schedule
Nevada's 52 game slate includes five away tournaments and 24 conference games in the season
NASA grant funds research for sunscreen on Mars
High radiation on Mars is one of the many reasons the Red Planet seems inhospitable. Two chemistry professors from the University are using solutions from early Earth to solve that problem on Mars.
Nevada Women's Basketball opens conference play with win over Air Force
Nevada opened Mountain West league play with a win over Air Force Tuesday night at Lawlor Events Center
Pack winning streak ends at with Kansas
Nevada fought gamely, but saw its season-best five-game winning streak snapped in Wednesday's 88-61 loss at No. 6/6 Kansas
Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program partners with Valley High School
Students struggling will benefit from before and after school programs thanks to 21st Century grant
From Dean to Coach and now the Wolf Pack’s ‘Dean-Coach’
College of Education and Human Development Dean Don Easton-Brooks joins the Wolf Pack on the football field
Monumental step in bringing University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University together
The Executive Committee of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has voted to approve the proposal for the University's acquisition of Sierra Nevada University (SNU).
Proposal for University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University transaction approved by accrediting body
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities votes to approve the agreement, contingent upon U.S. Dept. of Education approval
Faces of the Pack: Shawn Thomas is the 2021 Kenneth Lutterman Award recipient
Ph.D. candidate in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Health program with a focus on public health is identifying protective influences for substance use behaviors among populations at risk.
Nevada Takes On Western Michigan in Quick Lane Bowl
The Quick Lane Bowl will be broadcast on ESPN at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday December 27 at 8 a.m. PT
Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Brian Huynh '18
Westfall Scholars honored at biannual event
The lunch banquet celebrated the students who graduated at the top of their class in each department in the College of Science.
Top stories of 2021: University experts helped provide fact-based COVID knowledge
The good news was that Nevada Today readers increasingly turned to site for news they could use
University of Nevada, Reno students save the holidays for 19 children in need
Human Development and Family Studies faculty and students challenged each other to raise money for holiday giving tree
Baseball Placed in Collegiate Baseball’s Top 50
Collegiate Baseball released its 2022 preseason poll with Nevada ranked 50th heading into the season. Nevada is the only Mountain West program named to the Top 50.