TEDxReno: Spreading ideas, inspiring action, and building community

The independently organized event is on April 6 in Lawlor Events Center and offers $25 tickets for students

A large audience sits in front of the TEDxReno stage while a woman stands giving a talk and appears on two large screens on either side of her.

Reno Jazz Festival seeks volunteers for 2024 event

Each April, more than 100 volunteers help transform the University's campus into a hub for jazz, music education and innovation

Students in a jazz combo perform on stage at the Reno Jazz Festival

Stephen Myler wins the Spring 2024 School of the Arts Sticker Contest with screen-printing and sonic inspiration

Submissions for the Fall 2024 Sticker Competition are now open

The sticker design incorporates a high-contrast image of the artist playing a trumpet silk-screened in gray and white over a photograph of a vinyl LP record.

The women shaping our food history and future

Nevada Dining honors the legacy and innovation of female culinarians

Chef Eugenie Brazier posing for the camera while cooking in a kitchen with large pots

Lilley Museum of Art awarded $500,000 grant

An award from the National Endowment for the Humanities will enable the museum to share, store and conserve a meaningful public art collection

Lilley Museum of Art logo

Paul Taylor Dance Company immerses students in a five-day intensive workshop

Thirteen dance majors and minors learned Taylor’s stylized approach to movement during this unique residency

Students dance in a studio classroom

The School of Music presents a Day of Percussion on March 8

The gathering of young musicians features an evening concert with vibraphonist Sean Collins and his Folktet

Sean Collins plays a vibraphone

University Studies Abroad Consortium celebrates USAC Week Feb. 26 to March 1

Various activities are planned to highlight study abroad locations and programs

A group of people in snowshoes on a mountain smiling.

The Lilley Museum of Art presents THE COUNTER/SELF

The award-winning exhibition will be on display at the University of Nevada, Reno from Feb. 29 to June 1, 2024

The back of a person clad in black on a hilltop holding a cane looking out at a cloudy horizon.

The School of Music announces two exciting upcoming performances

New musical works will be premiered in honor of the University’s 150th anniversary

A wide view of the Hall Recital Hall interior

Northern Nevada Diversity Summit to be held at University of Nevada, Reno on Feb. 22

This year’s theme is “Critical, Constructive, and Courageous Conversations”

Myisha Cerry headshot.

Celebrate Black History Month with the Multicultural Center

Events celebrating history and culture are planned throughout February

A group of 24 students stand in front of two tables in the Multicultural Center on campus. The wall behind them is a mural with flowers and green hills and the words "Our Bodies Our Land" is visible in the mural.

University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe MFA students study in Lake Tahoe for a week

Writers, faculty and students in the Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts programs leave with forged friendships, new knowledge and MFA memories that will last a lifetime

Group of students stand on a sidewalk in front of a winter forest on the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe campus.

The 40th annual Summer Arts Workshops returns to Lake Tahoe

The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe hosts artists this summer for intensive workshops inspired by and missioned around protecting the lake

Oil painting of Lake Tahoe shoreline with Tahoe in the background

New faculty hires in the College of Liberal Arts, School of Music

Gaining national and international acclaim, the newly formed School of Music in the College of Liberal Arts celebrates four additions to the faculty, welcoming Dolora Zajick, Aren Long, Kevin Miescke and Michael TK Lam

A photo collage featuring all four new faculty members' headshots.

Faces of the Pack: Animating campus life

Julius Santo Pietro's creative journey with Nevada Dining and Animation Club

University of Nevada, Reno student Julius Santo Pietro

Student and organ donor hero honored with memorial portrait to be featured in the 2024 Rose Parade®

Jake Sullivan Roman saved three people through organ donation – Donor Network West tributes his life in a memorial ‘floragraph’

Portrait of Jake Roman made of flowers and other organic material.

An interview with artist Choey Eun Young Cho

Explore the art of 'Secret Echo' in the Garage Door Gallery at the Holman Arts and Media Center

Artist Choey Eun Young Cho standing by her neon light art in the exhibit "Secret Echo"

Anthropology Research Museum receives NEH Preservation Assistance Grant

With the grant, the Museum is improving its curation practices and striving to make its space more welcoming for Indigenous peoples

The Anthropology Research Museum where collections are curated, stored, and displayed.

Faces of the Pack: Xochitl Salinas

Native American alumna uses her master’s degree in social work to help her community and guide people through the healing process

Xochitl Salinas standing in front of a railing in her cap and gown.

Faces of the Pack: Carson Allen

Native business owner and full-time graduate student works to promote his brand and uplift Native voices in academia

Carson Allen stands against a wooden background smiling at the camera

‘Ribbon Skirts/Shirts’ event to be held Nov. 16 during Native American Heritage Month

University of Nevada, Reno honors Native American and Alaskan Native culture during November

A group of people stand around a table with fabric and ribbon on it. One person to the right digs through various fabric choices and a person to the left lays ribbon on top of fabric to decide on colors.

Faces of the Pack: Travis Numan

Ph.D. student Travis Numan talks about his research on water rights, growing up on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation and the Native American Fee Waiver

Travis Numan smiling standing in front of large boulders

Stewart Indian School exhibit to open at the Lilley Museum of Art

Exhibit tells the story of the school and is part of the University’s event schedule for Native American Heritage Month

A mural with a depiction of a deer skull with large antlers on a yellow and orange background and a few blue/grey tribal designs overtop.

Krakauer & Tagg’s Square Peg Throwdown is an electric third installment by the Performing Arts Series

The Performing Arts Series presses onwards with this high-octane group of collaborators

Members of Krakauer & Tagg's "Square Peg Throwdown."

Art of Looking opens at Prim Library’s Tahoe Gallery

Two new exhibits spotlight artists Kelly Chorpening and Eun Young Cho at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe

Two people enjoy the Art of Looking art exhibit by Kelly Chorpening

Sabrina Krueger’s Fall 2023 School of the Arts winning sticker effortlessly encapsulates happiness and humanness

Submissions for the Spring 2024 Sticker Competition are now open

Sabrina Krueger’s nonobjection painting featuring a yellow background and pink oval dots entitled, “Happy.”

Coordinator for Latinx Student Services at The Multicultural Center, Maggie Otero, talks events, community and student success

Maggie Otero, originally from Mexico City, uses her experiences from transitioning to the U.S. and learning to take up space in predominantly white areas to connect with students and create a safe space for them at The Multicultural Center

Maggie Otero smiling at the camera in a white shirt

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 13: Director of the Holman Arts & Media Center Rick Parsons

Parsons shares his passion for hosting the Summer Arts Workshops, teaching about art and environment and more

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Rick Parsons in the podcasting room at the Reynold's School of Journalism.

Wide-Eyed and Dreaming: A Season of Seeing at the Nevada Museum of Art

Using the free admission program, University students can see exhibitions exploring language, agency and the nature of memory at the Nevada Museum of Art

An artistic piece that showcases what looks like an ocean and a brown triangle structure from the top coming down.

Butcher Brown propels the Performing Arts Series forward with a perspective of what music is – and can be

Oct. 12 brings the pioneers of “solar music” to the stage of Nightingale Concert Hall, with the University’s Jazz Lab I to accompany

Members of the Butcher Brown quintet.

Department of Music transitions to new name: University of Nevada, Reno School of Music

The name change reflects the School’s dedication to music education and its recognition of music’s importance in academia

Students playing brass instruments.

And Shakespeare Got Basque

The Center for Basque Studies and Department of English host a magical evening of jazzy music and Shakespeare Sonnets

Internationally acclaimed Basque performers, Joxan Goikoetxea and Olatz Prat, on stage.

Powerhouse Latin-Alternative Quartet LADAMA to kick off the 2023-24 Performing Arts Series

Nightingale Concert Hall will feature acclaimed ensemble LADAMA in an inspiring performance blending traditional Latin music and truly powerful sonic ingenuity

Members of LADAMA.

Celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month with the University of Nevada, Reno

Events are planned throughout the observance month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, including the annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration

A group of performers on stage as the Dia de los Muertos event in 2022. They wear traditional outfits and dance on stage in front of an altar.

Wide-Eyed And Dreaming: A Season of Seeing at the Nevada Museum of Art

Acts 1 and 2 at the Nevada Museum of Art explore identity, culture, race, immigration and other issues through the lens of these diverse exhibitions

A vibrant piece of art depicting a red background an blue images of a woman wearing a cowboy hat. On the left she is on a horse, on the right she is on a fence.

Latin Alternative Powerhouse, LADAMA, kicks off the 2023-24 Performing Arts Series season

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Performing Arts Series celebrates 63 years with a culturally diverse lineup of performances and free open-to-the-public events

LADAMA, the Latin Alternative musicians, standing together.

Visual art and music converge in new Lake Tahoe exhibit

Jazz musician and visual artist collaborate on a new exhibit in the Prim Library with a public artist reception on August 1.

Artists stand in lake holding recoding equipment and a camera.

The University of Nevada, Reno will have a float in the Northern Nevada Pride Parade for the first time

Members from the Orvis Student Nursing Association are the driving force for getting a float in the parade

University staff and students hold up banner for Orvis School of Nursing decorated with pride flags at Northern Nevada Pride 2021

Artown on the Quad

Three, free events will celebrate art and culture on the University Quad starting July 11

A collage of images. The background shows the University quad with a headshot of Whitney Myer on the top left, a woman at a pervious Northern Nevada International Center festival smiling in the center and a headshot of Graham Marshall on the bottom right.

Department of Music sings the praises of its students

The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Music reflects on the Spring 2023 semester, recognizing the notable achievements of its students

hands hold flute during recital

Mural at the Multicultural Center Honors AAPI Heritage

Artist Joshua Chang paints mural honoring his culture and heritage

AAPI mural in the Multicultural Center depicting four smiling people of AAPI heritage with the words "Stay True" above them and a full moon in one corner and a bird in the other corner.

Psychology professor’s illusion in top ten for Best Illusion Contest

Vote for the illusion Gideon Caplovitz created with his two daughters by May 27

Several Poggendorff triangles in blue and purple on a gray background. The Poggendorff triangles are two triangles that appear to share an edge.

Lake Tahoe drone video tips: How to get the shot

Chris Lanier, teaching professor of digital art at the University of Nevada, Reno, at Lake Tahoe, provides tips and tricks for filming with a drone ahead of his June 26 Summer Arts Workshop.

Aerial drone shot of Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Summer Arts Workshops return for the 39th year

The workshops provide skills-based intensive art experiences inspired by the beauty of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada

Oil painting of the Sierra Nevada

Annual artist-in-residence program selects Marko Bajzer for national park residency

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

Great Basin National Park starry night sky and bristlecone pine tree.

University of Nevada, Reno showcased Cuban musician Daymé Arocena

Students and Reno community experienced series of events on Cuban jazz, music and culture

Cuban musician Daymé Arocena singing on stage at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Visualizing the Vaccine

Artists and public health experts talk about their experiences with the COVID-19 vaccine

A woman's upper body depicting her unique immunological response to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Land, Water, Place: An Art and Science Collaborative

Scholars, curators, academics and students will present interactive discussions focused on our complex relationships with land, water and place

Person holding up a picture of Cave Rock at Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe.

Visions of Change: A Community Kickback

Students from the Gender, Race and Identity colloquium class organize last event of 2022-23 series

Art by University student Ricardo Rubalcaba Paredes, titled “Familia Elegida (Belonging),” 2023 depicting three students lying on the ground smiling.

Nevada Chamber Opera presents Handel's Acis and Galatea

Nevada Chamber Opera, Chamber Choir and Symphony Orchestra collaborate for two extraordinary and distinct performances on April 20 and 22

The cast of “Acis and Galatea” rehearsing for their upcoming performance. From left to right: Randall Smith singing with Oihana Villanueva, Miguel A. González Sáenz, Olivia Knock and Diego Marrero Perez playing string instruments.

Religious Studies Committee presents Jelena Subotic for Kutten lecture

Departments of Political Science and Gender, Race and Identity collaborate to host guest speaker, Jelena Subotic

Head shot of Jelena Subotic.

61st Annual Reno Jazz Festival celebrates the future of jazz April 27-29

The festival features workshops and performances by groundbreaking trumpeter Marquis Hill and vibraphonist Joel Ross

Marquis Hill playing the trumpet.

Valerie Fridland releases new book “Like, Literally, Dude”

University of Nevada, Reno linguistics professor argues for the good in bad English

Headshot of Valerie Fridland.

The art of Ben Aleck honors career of indigenous Numu (Northern Paiute) artist and educator

Aleck, a former University of Nevada, Reno Upward Bound program participant, talks about his art, Nevada and the opening of his exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art

A painting with a yellow background and images of flowers with an eagle in the center, viewed from above as it flies.

Athena Hildt’s Spring 2023 School of the Arts winning sticker seamlessly blends themes of life and death

Submissions now open for Fall 2023 contest

The winning sticker of the School of the Arts Spring 2023 Sticker Contest, depicting a skull with flowers growing out of it.

Jon Bilbao Basque Library, part of The Arborglyph Collaborative, receives $24,000 grant

Basque programs from Boise State, Cal State, Bakersfield, University of Nevada, Reno to document, share historical arborglyphs found across American West

Basque arborglyph of a building structure.

University of Nevada, Reno presents Stupid F**king Bird

The Department of Theatre and Dance shares a gutsy modern take on a Chekhov classic

The cast of Stupid F**king Bird on stage rehearsing for their upcoming performance.

U.S. Navy National Concert Band makes a stop in Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno to host the free, family-friendly concert on March 15

The U.S. Navy Concert Band on stage.

Decolonizing the outdoors

Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events featuring Indigenous experts

Digital illustration of a girl looking at a butterfly by Jahi titled "Elise la Lombriz," 2021.

Genre-defying Butterscotch concludes the 62nd Performing Arts Series season

Performing Arts Series season comes to a close with a show-stopping performance by the vocal percussionist virtuosa, Butterscotch

Headshot of Butterscotch.

Sagebrushers ep. 12: Dr. Alyssa Nota

In honor of Study Abroad Day, President Brian Sandoval visits with the CEO of USAC Alyssa Nota to learn about the positive impacts of studying abroad on students' lives and careers

President Sandoval sits to the left of Alyssa Nota in a podcast recording room.

The Performing Arts Series presents one of the newest and most compelling jazz ensembles of our time — säje

On Feb. 9 the Grammy-nominated vocal supergroup will fill Nightingale Concert Hall with a captivating lineup

säje members Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor, Johnaye Kendric and Erin Bentlage.

The Lilley Museum of Art appoints new director

Stephanie Gibson takes on new role at the University of Nevada, Reno

Headshot of Stephanie Gibson, the new director of The Lilley Art Museum.

University of Nevada, Reno presents Cabaret

The Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music collaborate to present the daring musical set in 1930s Berlin

The cast of Cabaret rehearsing Mein Herr.

The Pandemic – Where are we now?

Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events addressing the long-term impacts of COVID-19

"Stop Dancing for the White Man" painting by Jahi of a man with a city and upside down flag behind him.

Natalia Cardillo passes examinations to be a Federally Certified Court Interpreter

Cardillo, an instructor of Spanish at the University, is one of seven Federally Certified Court Interpreters within the state of Nevada

Headshot of Natalia Cardillo.

Applications now open for Great Basin National Park Foundation-University of Nevada, Reno Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline to apply to the third annual camping residency is March 1, 2023

An artist painting the scenery at Great Basin National Park.

Prisca Gayles receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Gayles ethnographic research on Argentina’s Black social movement has been made possible in part by a major grant from the NEH

Headshot of Prisca Gayles.

Music Department hosts Experience Music Day 2023

The open house event is free for the community to explore studying music at the University

Students playing musical instruments.

Faces of the Pack: Alejandra Griswold and Kira Ewoldt

Two Liberal Arts students have been selected to present at the 2023 Writing Across Borders Conference in Norway

Headshots of Alejandra Griswold (left) and Kira Ewoldt (right).

Tap dance, jazz, Mexican zapateado and Son Jarocho come together to tell the history of the female experience during the 1940’s Zoot Suit Riots

Pachuquísmo, created and performed by polyrhythmic dance and music ensemble, La Mezcla, will premier in Reno on Dec. 8

Members of La Mezcla posing in the House of Breaks located in San Francisco, Calif.

The Fall Dance Festival returns to the University of Nevada, Reno

Dancers from the Department of Theatre and Dance captivate the audience with multiple performances

Dancers performing on stage and doing handstands.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Uncovering hidden historical data

Learn how you can find digital historical records for data-driven research in our collections.

Data table from Wheeler Survey field notebook no. 22, showing hand written readings.

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

The University Quad with a green lawn, trees and Mackay School of Earth Science in view.

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

Historical photograph of a group of miners, children, and a black dog at the Gould and Curry mine in Virginia City, around 1888.

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

Cherry blossoms blooming outside of the Thompson Building

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

Douglas Boyle poses for a photo on the Sierra Nevada University campus.

University of Nevada Press names new director

JoAnne Banducci has been selected to run the University of Nevada Press.

JoAnne Banducci standing near bookcase in Press hallway.

Wild Horses and Burros Documents Available Online

A complex project to preserve documents about a crucial issue in the American West.

Bureau of Land Management personnel use a helicopter to herd a group of wild horses.

Native American art, artists part of permanent collection at The Lilley Museum of Art

Curation and leadership of The Lilley’s Director, Vivian Zavataro, has given a platform to Native American artists, both contemporary and historical

Abstract piece using organic materials and high desert colors

Reno Jazz Orchestra showcases music of School of the Arts’ icon and newly established Larry Engstrom Endowment for the Advancement of Jazz

'I was surprised, humbled and overwhelmed with gratitude'

Larry Engstrom

Memories of Lake Tahoe inspire the winning Fall 2021 School of the Arts sticker

Submissions now open for Spring 2022 School of the Arts sticker contest

Mikayla Dimulias headshot

Paula Kerger, PBS president, to speak at the 2021 Distinguished Lecture Series

Hosted by the College of Engineering, the community-oriented event will occur virtually on November 3.

Paula Kerger

Marching Band and Pep Band gearing up for Homecoming Game

Gifts needed for updating old uniforms and new equipment

Pep band performing in bleachers

Genocide, kill the Indian and save the man

The recent discovery of the remains of 215 indigenous children, former boarding students of the Kamloops Indian Residential School, has sparked a bitter debate both within and beyond the borders of Canada

Native American Tom Torlino before and after boarding school

Nevada Humanities with KUNR & Noticiero Movil to host online conversation Learning How to Listen

Virtual discussion on October 13, 2021 complements KUNR & Noticiero Movil One Small Step program

A man and a woman post on a black backdrop. The image is gray scale with a orange filter over the top. The filter is removed on both of the faces of the man and woman.

Performing Arts Series brings contemporary dance to northern Nevada communities

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Utah’s most established contemporary dance company, will engage community members of all ages during weeklong residency

Performers of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Utah’s most established contemporary dance company, dances on a stage.

Unveiling ceremony for University’s newly named Multicultural Center

Multicultural Center Welcome event takes a look back at the importance, legacy of this pivotal campus space

A mural in the Multicultural Center’s Joe Crowley Student Union third-floor space honors Indigenous female-identified leaders

Performing Arts Series is back on stage

The 2021-2022 Performing Arts Series season celebrates 61 years of live performance with six in-person events

Performer Grace Kelly holds a saxophone.

University Libraries celebrate Artown 2021

More than five events offered between July 16 and July 30

“Merry Wink” neon sign image provided the Neon in Nevada project

Orvis School of Nursing Supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work with Sponsorship of Pride Festival

Orvis sponsors Northern Nevada Pride Festival for third year in a row and continues work towards diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) on campus and in the community

Orvis School of Nursing booth at Northern Nevada Pride festival

Journalism professor emeritus turns one of the oldest forms of immersive media into virtual reality

The “Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama” VR experience launches 158 years after the turning point battle

A detailed section of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama

60th Anniversary Performing Arts Series Season concludes with the energy and zeal of rising-star vocalist Michael Mayo

Mayo performs an entirely live set from his home studio in New York City Thursday, April 22


Decades of Wildlife Past

James D. Yoakum Papers Ready for Use

Black and white photo of a Bighorn Sheep from the James D. Yoakum Papers at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Encountering Women in History: North American Women’s Letters and Diaries

The University Libraries’ North American Women’s Letters and Diaries database offers an unparalleled view of women in history. 

black and white photograph of a group of women seated outside; one women wearing apron with back turned to camera.

Acclaimed a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock® performs during 60th anniversary Performing Arts Series season

Internationally renowned Sweet Honey In The Rock® will raise roofs and collective conscious Thursday, March 25

Sweet Honey in the Rock a cappella group

New Artist-in-Residence Program now accepting applications

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

Two wood dremels, an eraser and pencil lie on top of a wood carving project.

Iranian cultural identity explored on winning 2021 School of the Arts sticker design

M.F.A. student Sogand Tabatabaei’s artwork, Coverage, is featured

MFA student Sogand Tabatabaei sits at a desk working on a drawing.

60th Anniversary season of Performing Arts Series continues with three, one-of-a-kind virtual performances and interactive conversations

Award-winning Irish Quintet, Goitse, kicks off spring performances this February; new restaurant partners to offer takeout menus inspired by each visiting artist

Irish quintet Goitse poses for a photo inside a brick room.

University hosts 2nd Annual Writing and Well-Being Conference with keynote speaker Cornel West

Virtual conference offers three days of workshops and speakers including free lecture by Dr. West Monday, Jan. 4, at 3 p.m.

Frandsen Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus

University’s student filmmakers to hold virtual film festival Dec. 11

School of Journalism’s sixth annual Student Documentary Film Festival airs on Facebook Live

Old style video camera

Football Habemus!

The Club Deportivo Vasco soccer team of Caracas

The kids' Deportivo Vasco in a picture from the Caracas Euzko Etxea.

Dance activates public space through site-specific performances

Students and faculty choreograph eight performances to be featured during Fall Dance Festival Friday, Nov. 20

People wearing masks stand on different stairs on an outside staircase covering their eyes with their right hands.

Musical theatre revue explores mental health during the pandemic

'Bruised and Brave' premiers Nov. 13, on-demand through Nov. 15

A person leans on an open staircase with their back to the camera looking up toward the blue sky. Photo by Caitlin Bell.

The Lilley Museum and Reno Contemporaries host virtual community discussion Nov. 6

‘Art Ignites’ event meant to evoke discussion around diversity and inclusion, panel to include Sierra Hall mural artist

A small group of people pose for a photo below the Sierra Hall mural during a dedication event.

Mexico’s leading brass ensemble joins the Performing Arts Series this fall

M5 Mexican Brass will take the virtual stage Nov. 12 as part of the Series’ 60th anniversary season

M5 Mexican Brass quintet. Image provided by liveonstage.biz.

Visiting homeland one more time now made possible through Patria Soli project

Jars of homeland soil delivered to those who can’t make the trip home

Jars of soil sit on shelves

Performing Arts Series presents two days of contemporary dance through performance, conversation and workshops

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company will engage with students, veterans and the community during PAS’s first virtual residency

A Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company performance.

Reynolds School alumna on covering the environment and education in Brazil

Journalist Luiza Vieira reflects on her journey and making meaningful stories

Luiza Vieira holds a camera to her face in front of a beach with greenery and the sky in the backdrop.

Air filter donation allows Department of Music to continue performing

Changes in practice protocols offer safer environment for music faculty and students

Person playing trumpet on stage during musical performance

Author and former top editor Wanda Lloyd to speak at virtual forum next week

Free event Oct. 12 to focus on Lloyd’s memoir “COMING FULL CIRCLE” and diversity in the media industry

Wanda Lloyd smiles to camera in front of a grassy backdrop.

Reynolds School alum joins the fight against COVID-19

Tim Robb works to protect Nevadans with the new app, COVID Trace

Tim Robb sits in a studio being filmed for an interview.

Reynolds School alumna and minor earn their Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Eighth and ninth students from the University of Nevada, Reno achieve public relations distinction

Reynolds School of Journalism building

Communication Studies program rising in the ranks

The Department of Communication Studies boasts 25 scholarly awards in two years

Lincoln Hall steeple

Sierra Hall mural makes bold statement on diversity, equity and inclusion

Mural dedication event planned to honor the public artwork

Sierra Hall mural featuring six sets of diverse eyes and faces with Nevada painted down the column

Endowment creates Nevada history initiative

History department in College of Liberal Arts receives donation to help amplify history scholarship in Nevada

Front of Lincoln Hall building

Performing Arts Series celebrates 60th anniversary with one-of-a-kind virtual events

During the 2020-21 season, the performing arts explore new ways to command the stage and screens

Award-winning saxophonist, singer and composer Grace Kelly.

“Heartbeat to Heartbeat, Eye to Eye” – new music video by Reno, for Reno

Song features University faculty and alumni performing artists

Collage of singers and musicians featured in the Heartbeat to Hearbeat music video

Student works with Nevada Arts Council as part of donor-funded internship

Art history major Gracie Krutz highlights her internship experience while earning liberal arts degree

Gracie Krutz

Journalism alumnus pursues copywriting in New York City

A Reynolds School graduate’s unlikely path to making it on the East Coast

James Rutter poses in his home.

PRSSA Nevada recognized for year’s accomplishments with National Star Chapter Award

Student public relations organization receives award despite challenges from COVID-19

The PRSSA board members pose in the Linn Reading Room of the Reynolds School of Journalism

Reynolds School alumna uses public relations agency to create social change

Gattuso Coalition works with local nonprofits dedicated to worthy causes

Rachel Gattuso

Public called to submit pandemic materials for local history exhibit

University of Nevada, Reno Shared History Program seeks submissions to include in exhibit displaying daily life during pandemic

Students sitting in exhibition room talking

EFF and Reynolds School launch largest-ever collection of searchable data on police use of surveillance technologies

Atlas of Surveillance shines light on deployment of cameras, drones and more

Atlas of Surveillance logo

Mind your social media manners

University professors examine how social media platforms can be used for constructive conversation

A hand holds a smart phone with the screen on showing several social media apps.

A journalism job search during COVID-19

Reynolds School alumna secures contract position at HuffPost

Cambria Roth poses in the office.

Service-learning course helps Northern Nevada Latinx community

Spanish major translates legal documents to aid in immigration, adoption and social justice matters in local community

" "I aided children to be adopted, immigrants to migrate...I had applied concepts, theories and practices from the classroom to the work environment in our own society of Reno, Nevada."


Reynolds School Spring 2020 Semester in Review

Learn about faculty and student achievements during COVID-19

Dean Al Stavitsky stands in front of a white backdrop.

Murals highlighting diversity going up on University campus

The University is getting two new art murals on Sierra Hall and Ansari Business Building that underscore commitment to diversity

University of Nevada, Reno alumnus Rafael Blanco came to the United States from Spain and currently resides outside of Chicago. He completed his Master of Fine Arts degree at the University in 2013 and has recently begun work on one of two murals on the University campus to highlight and underscore diversity.

Researchers work to preserve neon signs in Northern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno, National Historical Society and UNLV awarded grant to digitally archive area’s iconic history

Neon sign that reads "In Town Motel"

Public relations and advertising competitions during a pandemic

Reynolds School’s Bateman and NSAC teams transition to online campaigns

Four students pose outdoors.

Duet, a collaboration between sister museums at University of Nevada, Reno & University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Lilley and The Barrick Museums of Art join through a series of #SisterMuseumsNV social media posts

Photograph by Cara Romero titled “Coyote Tales," which includes a Saints and Sinners neon sign and three people standing outside a liquor store in front of a classic, convertible car.

University of Nevada, Reno music professor named Regents’ Award winner for creative activities

Chair and Professor of Music and Cello Dmitri Atapine presented with Regents’ Award

Cello handle

Katie Grinsell named Reynolds School Spring 2020 Senior Scholar

Journalism student follows passion for visual communication

Katie Grinsell

Student documentary recognized as Webby Award People’s Voice Winner

Journalism students win student video category for “Rainbow Rodeo”

People ride on horses in an arena during the presentation of colors.

Art still matters; covering non-essential communities

Even the art community is impacted by COVID-19

Sudhiti Naskar

College of Liberal Arts students, faculty and staff earn top recognition

Students, faculty and staff in the College of Liberal Arts earn a number of University, College and community awards along with fellowships and endowments

The recital hall in the University Arts Building

Fab Lab partners with local businesses to make PPE for Renown healthcare workers

Fabrication Lab and Miller’s Jackets and Printing Services of Nevada are working together to help meet Renown’s community-donated goal for isolation gowns

Zund Cutter cutting PPE gowns

Philosophy students make their case for reparations

Undergraduate researchers are using their scholarship to rethink a controversial topic

Jason Fisette with students Jaylin Hendricks, Sydney Banks and Prism Zephyr

School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Keeping the arts alive

Music student Grace Desilets navigates the University’s transition to online classes

University of Nevada, Reno senior and Music Education major Grace Desilets

The Lilley @Home

The Lilley Museum joins in on the #MuseumFromHome fun

Oil painting in wooden frame of old buildings on a street

Advising during the pandemic

Virtual advising appointments replace face-to-face meetings in the College of Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts advising team sits on stairs in Pennington Achievement Center

Bluegrass band Steel Betty’s performance to conclude 2019-20 Performing Arts Series season

The Austin, Texas-based band will perform March 12 and facilitate a songwriting workshop during visit

Three members of the Steel Betty blue grass group stand in front of an outdoor concrete wall with guitars propped up on the wall between each of them.

Graphic designer presented with two international design awards

Graphic Design Program Director and Assistant Professor, Monica Maccaux, earns two German Design Awards.

Monica Maccaux holding two design awards at the German Design Awards 2020 event

Call for Volunteers for the 2020 Reno Jazz Festival, April 23-25

More than 100 volunteers needed to help to transform campus into a jazz hub

Two Reno Jazz Festival musicians perform on stage.

Award-winning musician Martha Redbone to perform at the University

The compelling voice in American roots music performs for audiences of all ages

Musical artist Martha Redbone and her six-piece band perform Roots Project.

Preserving the Awa Amazon Community

Anthropologist helps to protect and revitalize local indigenous communities in Brazil

Professor Louis Forline poses with daughter and Amazonian community members in Brazil

School of the Arts celebrates ‘Connections,’ brings artwork to airport terminal

Student, faculty and alumni art exhibition on display in Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s Terminal C until April 20

Kara Savant’s artwork, It Takes a Village (2019), is an open mailbox on a wooden church-like background with a yellow waxy yellow jacket nest attached to the ceiling of the mailbox, green felt lining the bottom with a fake yellow jacket sitting on it, and a checkered flag up, indicating mail ready to be taken.

Diverse panel to discuss women’s leadership in religious and spiritual life

'Breaking The Stained-Glass Ceiling' event to explore gender, leadership and faith

" "Women’s leadership options in religious organizations and spiritual communities have often been limited due to doctrine, tradition, practice and bias.”


Nevada Humanities presents ‘The Constitution: What it Means to Me’ salon in Reno

University faculty moderate, provide expertise at free MidTown event

We the People document, American flag and quill pen

Musical theatre degree launched at the University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Theatre and Dance offers only degree program in state of Nevada

The cast of Urinetown performs

Reynolds School alumna earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Lizbeth Alvarez is the seventh University graduate to complete the certification

A woman poses indoors.

Nevada Wind Ensemble ends year with concert featuring Mark Davis Scatterday

In 2019, music group performed for Paradise, Calif., students; released studio recording

Nevada Wind Ensemble plays at 2018 College Band Directors National Association Division Conference .

A desire to support the community leads to a career change

Reynolds School alumna moves from digital marketing to work for Vegas Strong

One woman interviewing another

KUNR selected to host Report for America journalist

Reporter will focus on Northern Nevada education stories in English and Spanish

A group of KUNR staff pose outdoors.

Long-form journalism from inside a camper van

Author and journalist Jessica Bruder speaks as 2019 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

A woman speaks into a microphone on stage with another woman sitting nearby.

Navigating through your internships

How internships are foundational for a successful career

Three women sit in a computer lab and laugh together.

How one journalism student reports on Latinx family and culture

Speaking Spanish helps sophomore Andrew Mendez feel more connected

A student reads a script into a microphone in an audio recording booth.

Reynolds School graduate alumna wins EDAWN award

Double Scoop arts publication wins microenterprise business of the year award

Two people holding a trophy and smiling

Take3, chamber and pop music trio, to perform

Performing Arts Series presents dynamic group community performances on Nov. 6-7

Take3 trio in concert

Recap: Communicating Science in a Divided Society

Expert panelists discuss issues that come with communicating science during the Hitchcock Project panel

A man speaks while two woman listen on stage.

Author & journalist Jessica Bruder honored by Laxalt Distinguished Writers Program

Bruder to speak about her work at the University of Nevada, Reno on Nov. 18

A woman poses indoors.

The Lilley hosts exhibition of Renoite Nolan Preece

Local artist to show retrospective of non-figurative photography

Summit 2016 by Nolan Preece

From the student newsroom to the city newsroom

Reynolds School alumnus shows that one of the most valuable experiences in one's career is during college.

Brian Duggan is pictured smiling in front of a blue background smiling while wearing a light blue and red plaid button up.

Beyond toleration: Having difficult conversations in the age of social media

College of Liberal Arts' Engaging the Power of Diversity series tackles religious divides

" "How do we respect one another when we have a conversation across religious and philosophical divides?"


"Is Privacy Over?" forum features David Carroll

Subject of "The Great Hack" film discusses privacy rights during Reynolds School event.

Man looks off into the distance sitting in a chair on stage.

Noticiero Móvil: Elevando las voces de nuestra comunidad

Reynolds School student-run bilingual news outlet celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting its storytelling efforts.

A group of people stand indoors.

Field school helps bring Indigenous perspectives to research

Anthropology students combine tribal knowledge, learnings to help ‘decolonize archeology’

Seven undergraduate students from Paiute, Shoshone and Washoe tribes graduated from the field school and were awarded a “College of Liberal Arts at University of Nevada, Reno, Award for Collaborative and Indigenous Archaeology.”

Panel of experts discuss "Communicating Science in a Divided Society"

School of Journalism holds launch event for the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science Oct. 21

Woman holding a camera taking a photo of people on water and land

David Carroll, subject of “The Great Hack” film, feature of noon forum

Carroll will speak about personal and public privacy trends and concerns at the University Oct. 16

A man poses outdoors.

The Moanin’ Frogs inspires northern Nevada music students

The Moanin’ Frogs kicks off the Performing Arts Series at the University of Nevada, Reno

The Moanin' Frogs

EFF partnership with School of Journalism launches "Atlas of Surveillance"

New report finds border communities inundated with surveillance technologies

Flags on a map, one has an eye on it, one has a drone, one has a camera.

Addressing the opioid epidemic with film

Reynolds School alumnus and team win Emmy Award for best documentary

A group of men pose on a red carpet holding Emmy Awards.

Holding government accountable with public records reporting

School of Journalism offers a one-credit course to train students on the Freedom of Information Act

A table with an iPad, files and a notebook sitting on it.

Claudia Cruz joins the Reynolds School as director of internships and experiential learning

Newest journalism faculty member previously worked as a Spanish-language technology reporter for CNET en Español.

Woman poses outdoors.