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The Workday implementation for the campus has begun.
The Ignite Integrity contest is open to all University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Submit a drawing, video, song or written piece that expresses why you think it is important to act with integrity in academics, research, or as a professional. Submissions will be accepted from 8 a.m. Oct. 2, to 5 p.m. Oct. 26. Submissions must be accompanied by a completed entry form. Submit by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail/walk-in delivery to Research Integrity, 218 Ross Hall/Mail Code 0331, Reno, NV 89557
Please be aware that the deadline for nominations for Regents’ and University faculty awards for the fall semester is Sept. 15, 2017. This is the deadline for the deans’ nomination letters to be received by the Provost’s Office or VPRI’s Office. Following receipt of the nomination letters, the nominees will be contacted and given two to three weeks to assemble their materials. Since the deans will need time to process the nominations, please be aware that their offices will likely have earlier deadlines for receiving nominations from departments, faculty, staff, and students. More information can be found at unr.edu/provost/awards.
The Office of Information Technology is excited to announce that migration to Office 365 has been completed! Over 6,000 mailboxes and 130 SharePoint sites have been migrated to the new system. The decision to migrate to Office 365 was made in an effort to be good stewards of University resources. Office 365 will be more cost effective and will also free up on premise storage space. You can access Office 365 from anywhere at the online portal https://portal.office.com. The OIT Support Center help desk is also available by phone, email, or in person and they can assist you with any questions you may have. IT Support Center phone: (775) 682-5000 in Reno and (702) 671-5100 in Las Vegas; Email: email@example.com; Live Chat: https://www.unr.edu/it/contact-us.
NEVADA EXPERIMENT MIMICS EARTHQUAKES TO TEST BRIDGE DESIGNS A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University scientists will mimic quakes to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors...Read Story at AP.org