University COVID-19 news
Published study: unusual SARS-CoV-2 mutation prominent in Northern Nevada in early 2020
University of Nevada, Reno genomics and microbiology research gives snapshot from March to June 2020 of SARS-CoV-2 and regional introduction of an unusual mutation
Nevada athletics to require proof of vaccination for men's and women's home basketball games
Move will allow fans to attend games without masks if vaccinated
If vaccinated people can get COVID, why should I get vaccinated?
Orvis School of Nursing Dean Debera Thomas and School of Public Health Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci discuss why it's important to get vaccinated, even if you can still get COVID-19
What is a breakthrough infection?
School of Public Health Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci and Orvis School of Nursing Dean Debera Thomas discuss breakthrough infections and why they matter
University makerspaces and 3D printers at work developing PPE
Researchers, faculty and staff respond to the call for resources and deploy makerspace resources to support our healthcare heroes
Is the vaccine riskier than getting COVID?
Orvis School of Nursing Dean Debera Thomas and School of Public Health Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci compare the risks of getting the vaccine versus getting COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students approved by Nevada State Board of Health
The unanimous vote to implement a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for spring 2022 semester enrollment took place during an emergency meeting held Friday, Aug. 20
A sense of community will help undergrads recover from COVID
Research by Orvis School of Nursing faculty, Lisa Thomas, Ph.D., RN, CNE, FAAN reveals how faculty and the university can help students transition back to campus after COVID
Titanium and ultraviolet light powerful combination against SARS-CoV-2 virus
University of Nevada, Reno team developing surface and air disinfectant technology
UNR Med students contribute to health care workforce
Volunteers assist with COVID-19 testing and screening
#COVIDCrew partners with Mexican Consulate to bring vaccines to the Latinx population
More than 2,500 vaccinations already administered
Updates on full in-person operations on July 1
During the next few weeks as our preparations for the fall semester shift into high gear, our numbers on campus will surely grow.
Return to full in-person operations on July 1
We will work together during the fall semester to once again stabilize our in-person operations, assess needs and address gaps and opportunities.
University assistant professor shares her experience contracting COVID-19
Kyra Stull says the choices we make are not our own
Are there still things we don’t know about the COVID-19 vaccine?
Drs. Mark Riddle and Trudy Larson, along with Diana Sande from the Nevada Public Health Training Center, break down important information about coronavirus vaccines
University-wide meeting: 'A feeling of cautious hope'
President Sandoval, campus experts, share updates and expectations for the spring semester
COVID-19 rapid test has successful lab results, research moves to next stages
University of Nevada, Reno engineers and virologists team up for novel approach
Musical theatre revue explores mental health during the pandemic
'Bruised and Brave' premiers Nov. 13, on-demand through Nov. 15
Nevada Public Health Training Center raising money for COVID Relief Fund
#COVIDCrew delivers supplies to families in need
University signs on to COVID-19 technology access framework
Framework reflects national movement to share COVID-19 related intellectual property to support rapid development of treatments and diagnostics
Fall and spring break mitigation: remote instruction after fall break and spring break schedule adjusted
President Sandoval addresses the Pack regarding COVID-19 challenges and plans for the academic year
University mitigation efforts to ‘Protect the Pack’
President Sandoval addresses the University in first 'Dear Wolf Pack Family' message about measures being taken in the face of COVID-19 case number increases
COVID contact tracing: the people behind the calls
School of Community Health Sciences provides critical COVID-19 services through its Nevada Public Health Training Center
Nevada Association of Counties launches new program to help small businesses
Extension offering virtual town hall Wednesday to provide information on the grant program
Nevada State Public Health Lab-led team studying COVID-19 reinfection
Fighting the pandemic: University of Nevada, Reno research effort continues with early, genomics-based evidence of reinfection
Online management tools can help small businesses reach potential customers
Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help inform small businesses during the pandemic
University partners with cities to study COVID-19 virus prevalence in wastewater
College of Engineering leads wastewater environmental surveillance in the Truckee Meadows