Arts & culture

Juneteenth and the urgency of Black Studies

Escenthio Marigny, Jr.
6/16/2022

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.
6/3/2022

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.
5/19/2022

University's Teruni Lamberg receives prestigious appointment to mathematics research group

College of Education and Human Development professor joins special interest group to push boundaries of mathematics education

Teruni Lamberg helps two students studying
5/16/2022

Nicole Shepherd is Herz Gold Medalist

Dual degree student a standout volunteer in community and accomplished musician

Herz Gold Medal winner Nicole Shepherd
5/12/2022

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

5/12/2022

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

Panoramic view of University of Nevada, Reno campus from above
5/11/2022

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

The William Raggio Building on University campus
5/9/2022

Magic and wonder experienced at Serendipity art exhibition

Art professor presents solo exhibition at conference in California

two-headed animal sculpture on an innertube on a water pond inside a gazebo
5/5/2022

College of Liberal Arts celebrates extraordinary achievements

The College of Liberal Arts recognized deserving individuals at annual awards ceremony

Group of award winners stand on stage during ceremony while holding up awards
4/27/2022

On the 85 Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika

Criteria of Truth while General Franco’s lie about this event persists

Map showing eighty-five percent of Gernika totally destroyed (in red)
4/26/2022

Bible Award winner Smith: Students make the award special

Anthropology's Geoff Smith wins another important teaching award

Bible Award winner Geoff Smith with award committee
4/26/2022

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.
4/26/2022

International Affairs students show their leadership chops at Model United Nations competition

Students represent four countries at intercollegiate simulation of a United Nations Conference

Students sit around a table inside with headsets on debating other students on computers
4/22/2022

Reno Jazz Festival celebrates 60 years

Headliner artists include groundbreaking saxophonist Miguel Zenón and vocal phenom Michael Mayo

Miguel Zenon stands with band outside for photo
4/21/2022

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

Elizabeth Koebele stands next to Truckee River
4/21/2022

New computational linguistics degree preps students for a growing industry

Interdisciplinary undergraduate program combines world languages, linguistics and computer science.

Six students looking at three computer monitors, backs to the camera.
4/18/2022

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

Matt Leone
4/14/2022

Political science Ph.D. students earn prestigious fellowships

Panoramic view of University of Nevada, Reno campus from above
4/12/2022

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

Michael Branch
4/7/2022

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

A black and white photo of the former Women's Resource Center with artistic white lines on the right and left of the image
3/31/2022

First-year student earns double-win at National Online Forensics Championships

University of Nevada, Reno Nevada Debate Team off to successful start in 2022

Hannah Branch stands on porch holding two trophies up
3/31/2022

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
3/29/2022

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.
3/28/2022

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

Student dancers perform on dark stage
3/28/2022

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

Four people standing in front of tables and chairs inside of a library. From left to right there is a man, two women, and another man in the image.
3/18/2022

Southern Nevada water supply faces Colorado River restrictions

Creative strategies needed to address long-term shortages, say three University of Nevada, Reno professors

Lake Mead low water
3/16/2022

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.

3/15/2022

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

Two individuals speak on stage in front of podium during event
3/11/2022

Fall 2021 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards

Award recipients are recognized for their outstanding instruction and for creating positive learning environments

Morrill Hall
3/9/2022

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

Spring 2022 Sticker Winner featuring drawing of a crane flying in the clouds
3/1/2022

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

Sweet Honey group sits and stands for photo
3/1/2022

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

Michael Mayo
2/24/2022

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

Mary White Stewart with students
2/11/2022

Ozmen Institute for Global Studies announces new deputy director

Eugene Park will serve as the institute’s first deputy director

View from above of walkways and quad during summer
2/10/2022

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”

An aerial view of the University of Nevada, Reno campus with the Joe Crowley Student Union and the E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center in focus.
2/9/2022

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

Landscape of Great Basin National Park
2/4/2022

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

Three abstract oil pantings hang on an art gallery wall
2/3/2022

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

United States flag held upside down at dusk
2/1/2022

The stories of underrepresented graduate students during COVID-19

Pandemic adds extra stress to lives of underrepresented graduate students

William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center
1/31/2022

Alumni Highlight: Rob Kittrell

Rob Kittrell
1/28/2022

Alumni Highlight: Marie (Grupczynski) Espin

Marie Espin
1/28/2022

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

Frandsen Humanities building covered in ivy
1/27/2022

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

Multicolored abacus
1/27/2022

MFA graduate earns prestigious fellowship for upcoming book project

Recent creative writing alumni publishes first book, with a second on the way

Naseem Jamnia
1/27/2022

Alumni Highlight: Kevin Carroll

Alumnus Kevin Carroll always knew he wanted to be an educator

Kevin Carroll
1/26/2022

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

Student walking along grass hill with trees
1/26/2022

Alumni Highlight: Tiffany Kress

Tiffany Kress
1/26/2022

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

Faculty mentor and student present their research.
1/25/2022

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

A rack of clothing set up outside
1/20/2022

What are classroom management tips for substitute teachers?

Expert insight on managing challenging student behaviors

Substitute teacher in a science classroom
1/20/2022

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

Jeanine Mooers reads a book in Braille.
1/4/2022

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

Grass in front of the university with students walking in the distance
1/4/2022

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.
1/4/2022

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

Child and mother receiving wrapped presents from staff
12/21/2021

College of Liberal Arts scores four Nevada Humanities Grants

Four College of Liberal Arts entities received funding for 2022 major projects

Sweet Honey In The Rock group sits and stands inside building for photo
12/16/2021

Tiffany Young on a path to receive third degree from the university and complete a three-decade long educational journey

Doctoral student applies experience in equity and diversity to human development and family sciences research

Tiffany Young
12/15/2021

The guide for getting girls involved in STEM

How a program lasting only a day or two can change young girls’ lives for the better

Student holding a book for the camera
12/13/2021

University of Nevada, Reno receives grants from Nevada Humanities for 2022

Museum, history, indigenous peoples, documentary projects benefit community

quad at morril hall
12/7/2021

"Graduation feels like a dream come true"

Hadia Kalsoom
12/3/2021

University of Nevada, Reno History professor speaks at Paris conference

Dennis Dworkin presented his research on the British “new left”

Front of Lincoln Hall building on sunny day
12/2/2021

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos to Brighten Nightingale Concert Hall with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

The nation’s leading chamber music society will perform the greatest masterpieces of the Baroque

Chamber Music Society performs on stage
11/30/2021

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.
11/30/2021

Child and Family Research Center and Student Services’ First-Generation Student Center team up to keep student-parents in the classroom

New grant collaboration allows parents to stay in school and children to receive top-notch care

Group of parents and children sitting in a classroom
11/18/2021

First-Gen Network uses thriving Dean's Future Scholars Program as a model

College of Education & Human Development community outreach program supports local school district students

DFS students on hillside
11/16/2021

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
11/15/2021

Indigenous Education in the State of Nevada

Multicultural Center and College of Education and Human Development to offer education recommendations during panel discussion

Ceremonial headwear
11/10/2021

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
11/4/2021

Lynda Wiest recently was recognized by Indiana University with Distinguished Alumni Award

This award is the highest honor bestowed upon alumni by the School of Education at Indiana University

Lynda Wiest
10/28/2021

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
10/28/2021

What are Critical Race Theory and Inclusive Education? How are they misunderstood?

As debates over Critical Race Theory and Inclusive Education heat up in our nation's school districts, Dean of the College of Education & Human Development, Donald Easton-Brooks counters the myths

Students in a classroom
10/27/2021

How teachers adapt coursework to create resistant civics education

College of Education and Human Development's Cristina Lash case study details how national policy can affect teaching

civics education poster
10/25/2021

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
10/20/2021

Addressing the trauma experienced by students as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Shanon Taylor advocates for trauma-informed practice for widespread student mental health needs

Student working on a math assignment in a classroom
10/20/2021

Marching Band and Pep Band gearing up for Homecoming Game

Gifts needed for updating old uniforms and new equipment

Pep band performing in bleachers
10/13/2021

Anthropologists debunk popular theory that Native Americans originated from Japan

Researchers analyzed over 1,500 dentitions and found no evidence that Native Americans came from Japan

" “These people did not come from Japan – but further north where they were sculpted by the last glacial maximum.”

10/13/2021

Finding ways to make the behavior-analytic services that Latinx people deserve

Detailing the actions individuals and organizations can take to make more equitable healthcare

Three people talking in a circle
10/12/2021

Linguistic terror

In 1794, the darkest period of the French Republic, it was decreed by law that no other language than French could be spoken. Not speaking French was considered a “counterrevolutionary” behavior.

Unity as the motto of the French revolution
10/11/2021

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
10/8/2021

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.
10/6/2021

University Child and Family Research Center maintains highest possible ratings in Quality Rating and Improvement System

Center for research and child care sets statewide example of excellence

Kids with teachers at a table in the winter
10/6/2021

Associate Professor of Dance debuts film in San Francisco Film Festival

“People in Cities” will screen online Oct. 15-24

Three individuals dance with arms in the air
10/6/2021

What is the "Science of Reading," and why does it matter?

A seemingly innocent term dividing researchers in the latest reading wars

Teacher holding book with kids around the book
10/5/2021

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.
9/30/2021

Elevating Humanity: A podcast of the College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts launches new podcast featuring faculty research and creative work

Two people sit at table talking and recording podcast
9/30/2021

Alumni Highlight: Brooke Bernard, M.Ed.

“I wanted to have an influence in kids’ lives. I enjoy the connection so much, and love middle school.” Bernard, a recently published author, brings her passion for life changing learning to everything she pursues.

Brooke Bernard
9/29/2021

Alumni Highlight: David Moss, M.S.

David thought he was destined to pursue a history degree, but a strategic decision early in his higher education journey led to a career in sharing his passion for STEM with middle school students

David Moss
9/29/2021

Alumni Highlight: Jason Mattick

Principal Mattick dedicates his work to building a positive climate and culture in Bighorn Country and focuses on the learning environment to provide rigorous instruction and high expectations for all

Jason Mattick
9/29/2021

Family Navigation Network starts new journey to guide families through healthcare

New NCED project connects Nevada families with programs, services, and healthcare they need

Two students at a computer looking at a resource paper
9/28/2021

How can we help Hispanic/LatinX youth succeed and navigate college?

Educational leadership expert Jafeth Sanchez provides advice on how to help the underserved Hispanic/Latinx youth succeed in college

Two students at graduation holding blue picture frame that says "latino grad"
9/23/2021

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
9/22/2021

Graduate student in Gender, Race, and Identity helps create a more inclusive campus

Matt Little builds upon the Bonner Leadership Program to be more supportive of marginalized communities

Matt Little
9/15/2021

Stopping stereotypes about teaching in rural areas

Researcher records narrative experiences of rural teachers for a new study

Teacher reading to smiling students
9/15/2021

Celebrating the Basque Diaspora with the addition of a statue

The William A. Douglass Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno celebrated the donation and relocation to campus of noted statue on Basque Diaspora Day

Statue of Basque Sheepherder holding lamb with dog by his side
9/9/2021

Building a global community

International researcher and professor of biology Sudeep Chandra is named new director of the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies.

Sudeep Chandra, wearing a red coat, sits in a boat with Ganzorig Batsaikhan, who is wearing a purple hat.
9/2/2021

Groundbreaking researcher Gardner dies at age 91

Psychology professor Allen Gardner and his wife Trixie earned worldwide acclaim teaching Washoe the chimpanzee American Sign Language

Psychology professors Trixie and Allen Gardner with Washoe the chimp
9/1/2021

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.
8/27/2021

Inaugural artist-in-resident completed three-week creative camping expedition

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

Artist table with paint, brushes and canvas outside in campground
8/26/2021

Manuel Ortiz Appointed assistant director of Dean’s Future Scholars program

Program graduate offers the same opportunities he received to a new generation

Manual Ortize with a Ukulele
8/24/2021

Department of Philosophy welcomes new chair

Cara Nine’s interest in political philosophy led her to focus on issues in justice, ethics and location

Cara Nine, University of Nevada, Reno philosophy chair
7/26/2021

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
7/15/2021

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
7/12/2021

Inaugural artist-in-residence program selects local artist Austin Pratt

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

Stella Lake inside Great Basin National Park
7/9/2021

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
6/30/2021

Faces of the Pack: Stephan Nguyen brings passion for STEM into education

Undergraduate student finds home in NevadaTeach after switching majors 10 times

Stephan Nguyen at Reno balloon races
6/29/2021

University of Nevada, Reno art museum gets refreshed image

The John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art in the College of Liberal Arts announces new brand identity

The Lilley logo
6/23/2021

How principals choose what teachers they hire: A deep dive into the modern hiring process

Researchers at the College of Education & Human Development take a look at how principals make their decisions

Teacher with student in a wheelchair
6/22/2021

NevadaTeach and Nevada Gold Mines partner to bring mining curriculum to rural communities

Rural Nevada teachers get support in offering earth sciences curriculum

Group of teachers at the Nevada PITS event in 2019
6/15/2021

Skin tone portrayed differently in newspapers depending on political endorsement

College of Liberal Arts professor studied how former President Barack Obama appeared in photographs

Markus Kemmelmeier points out examples on his computer of image samples used in his research study that address how the same photograph published in multiple newspapers portray skin tone differently.
6/11/2021

Nevada Dual Sensory Impairment Project celebrates 30th anniversary

Three decades of helping children and teachers across Nevada with unique, complex needs

Parent with a happy child that has a disability
6/10/2021

Creating behavior detectives: methodology for teachers and caretakers to look after infants

Detailing how and why modern teachers should be investigating problematic behaviors

Crying child holding on to a chair
6/8/2021

Most ever CAREER Awards received by University faculty

8 awardees representing 4 colleges/school receive NSF’s prestigious award in support of early-career success and continued development

Collage of the individual photos of the University's 7 CAREER awardees in 2021
6/7/2021

Political science major recipient of 2021 Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award

Paulina Pride completes over 1,000 hours of community service

Jones Center building
5/20/2021

New University Libraries exhibit available for viewing in-person, online

"Nuggets: Short Stories About Nevada Mining" features narratives from robust collection of mining materials

Group of seven miners stand at the entrance of a mine located in Nevada
5/19/2021

First Black woman to earn doctoral degree in judicial studies graduates from University of Nevada, Reno

Judge Ari Tobi-Aiyemo graduated Saturday earning a Ph.D. in judicial studies

Judge Ari Tobi-Aiyemo stands next to Shawn Marsh in commencement attire on the field during graduation
5/18/2021

College of Liberal Arts faculty member among the ranks of Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Chair and Professor of the Department of Gender, Race, and Identity and Professor of Anthropology, Deborah Boehm to further studies on immigration

Debbie Boehm
5/14/2021

Immigration, juvenile detention, mental health – one student overcomes it all

Graduate Student Zaide Martinez pursuing social justice certificate to help others achieve the same goals she did

Zaide Martinez
5/13/2021

Faces of the Pack: Family of educators continues down generations with Chris Crowther’s graduation

A son of a professor and a teacher follows his parents’ path by pursuing a passion for education

Chris and Dave crowther at a football game
5/13/2021

Department of Anthropology hits a triple in the 2021 award season

Three College of Liberal Arts anthropology faculty members received notable University and Regents’ awards

Chris Morgan, Kyra Stull and Geoff Smith
5/11/2021

School of the Arts launches virtual student exhibitions

BFA and MFA in Art student exhibitions are now available virtually

Art piece in wooden frame of a drawing of a football with a head coming out of it hangs on wall next to quote, “I’m Gangrenous Gregg, so big and strong, the toughest of them all. When I grow up, I’ll play my part. I’ll be a scuffed football.”
5/10/2021

College of Liberal Arts graduating senior Scarlett Boling continues her education at California College of the Arts

Boling will begin a double master’s program on department scholarship

Senior Scarlett Boling sits on steps smiling for graduation pictures
5/6/2021

Criminal justice professor teams up with Washoe County Sheriff’s Office to develop virtual programming study

Virtual programming developed to help reduce reoffenders among 18-24-year-olds

Handcuffs on an iPad
5/6/2021

A Home We Never Expected

Dance alumna reflects on what home means as it relates to dance experiences in her life

Dancer in fuzzy, hairy costume poses for dance performance
4/30/2021

Mary White Stewart: A University career that changed lives for the better

An influential campus voice, groundbreaking professor and a founder of GRI, passes away

Mary White-Stewart
4/29/2021

Nevada Wind Ensemble records first-ever large-scale recording in state-of-the-art facility

Professional recording studio in new University Arts Building finally used to full potential for modern, classical-style recording project

Student musicians sit socially-distanced in band room and record song with conductor
4/29/2021

Center for Basque Studies commemorates the 84th anniversary of the bombing of Gernika

Two zoom sessions will be held for participants in both America and the Basque Country

The ruins of Gernika after the 1937 bombing
4/20/2021

Ancient DNA findings help to define kinship among earliest world settlers

University of Nevada, Reno anthropology professor part of team that studied ancient skeletal remains in Turkey dating back 10,000 years

Ancient burial site in Turkey
4/20/2021

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

4/8/2021

University Libraries announces 2021 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame honorees

Author Steven Nightingale and poet Vogue Robinson welcomed into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame family.

Photo of the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame medal
4/5/2021

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.
3/19/2021

How do you access counseling services when living in a rural community?

Rural mental health services are more accessible than you think due to COVID-19

Photo of bag and shoes. The words "Rural Mental Health" are on the bag with the Downing Counseling Clinic logo
3/18/2021

Tu puedes, eres una luchadora

Alumna Noemí Gómez Martínez reflects on being a successful Latina in today’s world

Noemi Gomez Martinez
3/18/2021

Neurodiversity and the University

Jim Cherney
3/15/2021

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.
3/15/2021

Political scientist among the ranks of National Science Foundation CAREER award winners

Elizabeth Koebele to research collaborative water sustainability policymaking as part of NSF award

Elizabeth Koebele stands next to river
3/15/2021

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
3/11/2021

University of Nevada, Reno Shared History Program dives into the past and present history of black activism in northern Nevada

Projects are underway to share the program’s findings with the community

Four men standing in front of a bus at the Squaw Valley Olympics in 1960
3/9/2021

Hip Hop Scholars: Jody Lykes Details the Experiences of Black Professors Teaching Hip Hop

New research offers close look at the professionals in Hip Hop academia

Hip hop performer concert at night
2/24/2021

University of Nevada, Reno student among winners of the 2020 ¡Andale! Scholarship

Criminal justice and philosophy major wins scholarship offered by Las Vegas Latino Bar Association to help cover LSAT expenses

Jesus Rosales Sandoval
2/18/2021

University Libraries, The Center partner to celebrate Black History Month

Virtual Trivia Night, Feb. 11, and virtual documentary film screening of “The Last Angel of History,” Feb. 12. All students welcome to participate.

African-American woman holds a child, both wearing face coverings, at the George Floyd protests June 2, 2020, Charlotte, NC. Image courtesy of Unsplash.com
2/10/2021

Lynda Wiest to receive the 2021 AWM Louise Hay Award for Mentoring

Over two decades of furthering gender equity in math and running week-long camp culminate in multiple instances of national recognition

Linda Wiest
2/10/2021

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.
2/9/2021

Art historian receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Assistant Professor Caitlin Earley earns award to support her work on ancient Maya captives

Caitlin Earley photographing a Maya sculpture in a cave.
2/8/2021

Stephanie Parker Appointed to Nevada Employee Management Committee

Stephanie Parker to serve on committee aiming to improve relationships between managers and employees across the state

Stephanie Parker
2/8/2021

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.
2/5/2021

College of Liberal Arts lecture series bring topics of diversity, politics, society and more

Departments and programs in the College of Liberal Arts host weekly, biweekly and monthly lectures throughout spring semester

Front of Lincoln Hall during summer
2/4/2021

Gender, bipartisanship and campus sexual assault legislation across the U.S.

Study researches the relationship between female representation in state legislatures and on-campus sexual assault legislation

Empty hallway and desks
2/4/2021

Nevada Leads Prepares and Educates Future Leaders

Combining the classroom and the reality: Graduate program makes the best of both worlds

Student as an industrial style desk listening to lecture
2/3/2021

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.
2/2/2021

University assistant professor shares her experience contracting COVID-19

Kyra Stull says the choices we make are not our own

Assistant professor Kyra Stull with her dog Ozymandias sitting on rocks overlooking Washoe Valley Lake
1/28/2021

Calling all writers

University Libraries and Nevada Writers Hall of Fame to host free, virtual writing workshop for writers of all ages and abilities on April 24 following the success of fall 2020 programming

A silver medal with a blue ribbon
1/25/2021

Gain professional and academic experience through paid undergraduate research programs

With the help of a mentor, undergraduate students can apply for paid research opportunities

Cynthia Lancaster sits at a desk on a video call with her mentee, Erick Herrera
1/19/2021

Students co-collaborate on “The Lilley in the Open” exhibition with School of the Arts and City of Reno

Objects from The Lilley’s permanent collection featured in virtual exhibition

"BUTTING HEADS TWO" Acrylic on canvas
1/19/2021

Are female leaders better during a pandemic?

University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Associate Professor Robert Ostergard and colleagues examined 175 countries for recent article

A collection of international flags
1/19/2021

Researchers Explore the Role of Datura in Rock Art at Pinwheel Caves

University of Nevada, Reno anthropologist performs radiocarbon analysis on Datura wrightii quids

Datura rock art drawing next to Datura flower
1/15/2021

Dr. Cornel West student composition contest

Students are invited to create a composition to celebrate Dr. West’s work and vision, shared during his virtual visit with the University this month

" “We are reconnecting through writing's reflections - reaching deeper, writing more authentically, learning and growing thoughtfully, and understanding the world around us more richly.” – William Macauley, University of Nevada, Reno professor of English

1/14/2021

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
12/31/2020

A day in the life on the path to independence

An inside look at the Path to Independence program for students with intellectual disabilities

Two students sitting at a computer laughing
12/29/2020

School of the Arts professors persevere to educate and inspire students

Unprecedented times bring new ways to teach students during a pandemic

Halt’s jazz combo class’ socially distanced rehearsal
12/29/2020

Ann Carlson and Ron Turek support the College of Education & Human Development Student Success Center

A long awaited construction project is about to begin for better student success

Group of students in a study hall
12/23/2020

Engaging with traditional art through digital formats

The Lilley Museum of Art adapts the creation and showcasing of art amidst a pandemic

David R. Harper's exhibit in The Lilley.
12/22/2020

Make it local. Make it stick. Teaching civics education in a post-truth world

William Toledo worked with teachers for long-lasting and relevant civics education for upcoming generations in his new book

Book being held by human.
12/21/2020

Margaret Arcus Award Given to Bridget Walsh for Work in Family Life Education

Professor in the College of Education & Human Development takes a new approach to two different fields by combining them

Bridget Walsh
12/17/2020

Nevada Debate Team finishes strong for fall semester

Students face the advantages and disadvantages of online debate

Nevada Debate Team zoom screenshot of online semifinal tournament
12/16/2020

Faces of the Pack: First-Generation Future Educator on the Path to a Double Major

Inspired to come to the University by a Nevada Bound tour, Medina works on two majors after becoming a tour guide himself

Student standing in front of trees with fall leaves and they have a mask on
12/16/2020

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
12/7/2020

The resilient class of 2020

'We faced hardship and some disappointments along the way, but we all made it through in the end'

Student sits in living room with a cap and gown on with the University of Nevada, Reno commencement program on the television.
12/7/2020

Soft power and military involvement in vaccine distribution

" "At no time in recent history have we been confronted with a vaccine process that has been possibly influenced by politics" - Robert Ostergard

12/7/2020

Department of Theatre and Dance embraces digital realm

Student performing artists gain new experiences recording virtual performances

Jasmine Johnson, Kennedy Gaskins and Cam Mauer film the “Bruised and Brave” performance outside on street
12/3/2020

University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 9 graduates with top grade-point average

Morrill Hall on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno
12/3/2020

The Department of Gender, Race, and Identity introduces three new minors

The newly formed department offers a large variety of minors for students

The Thompson building at the University of Nevada, Reno
12/3/2020

Philosophy professor forms University’s first college-level Ethics Bowl Team

First competition to take place in California Regionals Dec. 5

Four Ethics Bowl team members pose outside with a whiteboard showcasing their team name
12/3/2020

University of Nevada, Reno to celebrate the awarding of more than 5,000 degrees

Two virtual Commencement ceremonies will be streamed this Saturday to honor Spring, Summer and Winter 2020 graduates

Black mortar board graduation cap that reads in gold lettering, "What feels like the end is often the beginning"
12/2/2020

Faculty Spotlight – Elizabeth Koebele

Elizabeth Koebele
12/2/2020

Football Habemus!

The Club Deportivo Vasco soccer team of Caracas

The kids' Deportivo Vasco in a picture from the Caracas Euzko Etxea.
12/2/2020

Second Tuesdays with Political Science

"Recapping the 2020 Election: What Happened and What’s Next"

Angled view of the front of the Knowledge Center library during summer day
11/24/2020

How can I help my child’s literacy during school breaks?

Read, read and read some more! Here are some helpful tips for parents to accelerate a child's literacy skills.

Student working on writing letters on a piece of paper at a desk
11/23/2020

Tradition lives on with graduates, friends and family in mind

Department of Music records music for University’s upcoming virtual Commencement

Choir sings in masks on stage
11/20/2020

Wiest receives Willystine Goodsell Award for Advancing Women in Education

American Educational Research Association acknowledges professor as she enters the 25th year of her career

Linda Wiest photo
11/18/2020

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.
11/10/2020

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.
11/6/2020

“Second Tuesdays with Political Science” Continued in October with Discussion of What to Expect from the 2020 Election

Front-side view of the Knowledge Center
11/5/2020

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.
11/4/2020

Stephen Rock Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Director of Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities honored for consistent commitment to helping people with disabilities across Nevada

Steve Rock leaning on glass wall smiling
11/4/2020

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.
11/3/2020

College of Education is now College of Education and Human Development

New name better represents the entirety of the College, brings attention to important yet often unknown programs offered at the University

William Raggio Building, home to the College of Education and Human Development
11/2/2020

2020 Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Leadership award given to Eleni Oikonomidoy

Virtual ceremony celebrates the talent at the University of Nevada, Reno

Eleni Oikonomidoy
10/28/2020

2020 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame going virtual

Free Zoom event Nov. 12, 7 p.m., to highlight, celebrate Nevada writers

Past Nevada Writers Hall of Fame honorees gather for a group picture (from left, back row, Michael Branch, Lindsay Wilson, Alicia Barber, Christopher Coake, from left, front row, Terri Farley, Mark Maynard and Waddie Mitchell)
10/28/2020

The war on cyberspace

Hackers, cybercrime and how pirate history is influencing the future of cybersecurity

Cannons sticking out from the side a Spanish galleon sailing ship
10/27/2020

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
10/22/2020

Why do masks make it so hard to understand each other?

Professor of linguistics Valerie Fridland breaks down the reasons why masked speech is difficult to understand

Students wearing face masks walking in front of the fitness center
10/21/2020

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.
10/21/2020

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.
10/20/2020

Latinx DACA Students Contend with Adversity at Universities

Matthew Aguirre sheds light on the unique university experience of Latinx DACA students

Two students at graduation dressed in traditional graduation clothing.
10/14/2020

Shared History Program exhibit highlights Latino miners of the Comstock

Latinos of the Comstock part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, including the University District Museum’s Fiesta Week

Lincoln Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus
10/8/2020

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
10/7/2020

NevadaTeach responds to community needs with free virtual math and science tutoring for 6th - 12th graders

Tutoring is offered on a first-come, first-served basis and will take place entirely online.

Nevada Teach student smiling with students in the background working on science project
10/7/2020

UNPACKED: Donald Easton-Brooks leads as an example of the power of education and perseverance

With an expanded name to reflect today’s challenges, the College of Education and Human Development strives to build a national reputation focused on learning, research and innovation

10/7/2020

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.
10/6/2020

What is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, and what does becoming one mean for the University?

Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership Cynthia M. Alcantar looks at what being HSI designated means for the University of Nevada, Reno and how close we are to it

A geometric collage of Latinx graduates
9/30/2020

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.
9/29/2020

Faculty Spotlight – Laura Blume

Laura Blume
9/28/2020

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
9/25/2020

Communication Studies program rising in the ranks

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

Lincoln Hall steeple
9/24/2020

Why does congress get nothing done? – It’s complicated

Jeremy Gelman book jacket for Losing to Win
9/17/2020

Anthropology Professor Kyra Stull creates Subadult Virtual Anthropology Database

Database made possible by four federally funded projects from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Justice Awards

graduate student works on laptop
9/16/2020

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
9/11/2020

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
9/10/2020

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.
9/9/2020

University Professor of History Renata Keller recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award

Grant offered to write new book on the Cuban Missile Crisis from the perspective of Latin American people

Professor Renata Keller pictured on a dock overlooking the Panama Canal
9/2/2020

Another cohort of liberal arts faculty and staff join the University

The College of Liberal Arts hired 28 new faculty and staff members in the last year

Morrill Hall on the quad during summer
8/27/2020

“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
8/21/2020

Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Morgan receives title of Don Frazier-Don Fowler Endowed Chair in Prehistoric Great Basin Archeology

Morgan continues long line of Great Basin archeologists

A man sits in the opening of a cave overlooking the Nevada dessert
8/17/2020

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
8/14/2020

Basque troubadour poems first time in English

Joxe Mari Iparragirre's poems have been translated by professor Xabier Irujo and poet David Romtvedt.

" It's stunning that such a central figure of Basque cultural and literary history as Joxe Mari Iparragirre has never been published in English." - Dan Ansotegui, Basque-American musician and recipient of the National Heritage Award.

8/12/2020

Eye-popping mural is a bold statement of diversity

Sierra Hall is the site of the first display of public art devoted to diversity and inclusion on campus

Part of the mural, a raised fist outline is in black over large, multicolored paint spatters
8/11/2020

Jon Bilbao Basque Library, Basque culture, digital archive focus of new episode of Checked Out!

“The pandemic is a shared experience. It is a global event like nothing we have seen before.” - Iñaki Arrieta Baro said.

: A group of dancers participating in what appears to be a version of the Zinta Dantza, a ribbon dance. The colored ribbons are braided with the movement of the dancers around the pole. Metaphorically, the dance represents the process of life, the obstacles encountered as life progresses, and the passing from life to the afterlife.
8/6/2020

College of Liberal Arts faculty research and write on topics of racism and social justice

From the history of religion and Black culture to a modern global issue of racism, faculty examine the evolution of social justice movements

The Princess and the Prophet book jacket
8/6/2020

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.
8/5/2020

New survey focuses on COVID-19 behaviors and beliefs

University of Nevada, Reno assistant professor in political science part of multidisciplinary team of scholars dedicated to informing risk messaging and public policy

Up-close image of a person wearing a face mask
7/29/2020

What does successful pandemic and epidemic control look like?

Political leadership during COVID-19

Coronavirus cells
7/29/2020

How can parents prepare children to wear masks at school?

With school returning soon, Shanon Taylor provides advice to parents on how to ease children into getting used to wearing masks in school.

Mother putting mask on a child
7/29/2020

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
7/24/2020

Reynolds School alumna uses public relations agency to create social change

Gattuso Coalition works with local nonprofits dedicated to worthy causes

Rachel Gattuso
7/22/2020

Nevada Undergraduate Research Award names social sciences winner

Political science and economics major researching factors that weaken government democracy

" “We have substantially declined in aspects of our liberal democracy that we have been historically proud of as Americans." - Sawyer Barnett

7/21/2020

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
7/16/2020

Ozmen Institute for Global Studies celebrates two years at the University of Nevada, Reno

A look at their accomplishments and plans for the future

A globe of the world sit on top of a desk in a dark lit room
7/15/2020

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
7/15/2020

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.
7/8/2020

A journalism job search during COVID-19

Reynolds School alumna secures contract position at HuffPost

Cambria Roth poses in the office.
7/1/2020

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."

6/26/2020

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.
6/22/2020

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.
6/17/2020

Graduating senior Kayla Samuels wins the 2020 Dean's Award for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Studies

College of Liberal Arts dual-major used education to examine technology and its effects on social behavior and institutions

Kayla Samuels
6/16/2020

Graduating senior Anthony Martínez wins the 2020 Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award

Triple-major in the College of Liberal Arts wins service award for extracurricular activities

Anthony Martinez
6/16/2020

Research-based work of 58 undergraduate students highlighted at symposium

Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium pivots to virtual with project presentations from a variety of disciplines, from STEM to the social sciences, arts and humanities

Undergraduate Research awardee Cesar Piedra stands in front of his sculptural project: a white animal figure with a textured paper surface.
6/11/2020

English 400 students create guide to writing during quarantine

Final project changed to adapt to online learning and real-life application

Frandsen Humanities Building with a pink tree out front during the spring
6/11/2020

How legalization changed what students think about cannabis

Research sampled over 400 undergraduate University of Nevada, Reno students on cannabis opinions

Person holding a cannabis blunt
6/10/2020

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"
6/10/2020

Faces of the Pack: Maile Callorina works to form the same connections that inspired her

Undergraduate student talks about her motivations to teach one day

Maile standing in front of wood railling with museum in the background
6/4/2020

Confronting the lie

Students reflect on "Imposter Syndrome" after attending annual Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rosario Alvarado sits next to USHLI entryway sign
6/3/2020

Alumni Highlight: George "Gus" Hill and Ginny Knowles

Longtime supporters of the College of Education proudly include the College of Education in their estate plan.

Guss and Ginny
5/28/2020

Public relations and advertising competitions during a pandemic

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

Four students pose outdoors.
5/28/2020

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.
5/26/2020

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
5/22/2020

Katie Grinsell named Reynolds School Spring 2020 Senior Scholar

Journalism student follows passion for visual communication

Katie Grinsell
5/20/2020

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.
5/19/2020

Art still matters; covering non-essential communities

Even the art community is impacted by COVID-19

Sudhiti Naskar
5/14/2020

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
5/14/2020

The Ozmen Institute for Global Studies presents a COVID-19 webinar

Global Health Challenges: The Coronavirus Pandemic, 10-11 a.m., Friday, May 15

" Four experts discuss the ramifications of COVID-19 across disciplines.

5/13/2020

University honors 2020 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 11 graduates with top grade-point average

Morrill Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
5/13/2020

Tyler Harris selected as Spring 2020 Herz Gold Medalist

Dual major in accounting and political science, minor in philosophy, is Wooster High School graduate

Tyler Harris is the 2020 Herz Gold Medalist.
5/12/2020

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
5/6/2020

Ian M. Hartshorn awarded the 2020 Liberal Arts award for teaching excellence

Assistant professor in political science awarded at annual awards ceremony

Ian Hartshorn sitting outside holding a sign that reads "you represent the best."
5/4/2020

School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: ‘We can get through it’

Theater and dance student Abby Rosen navigates University’s transition to virtual learning

Spring Awakening Choreography Rehearsal (left to right) Julia Parks, Abby Rosen, Adelynn Tourondel and Nate Hodges.
5/1/2020

School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Supporting visual arts remotely

BFA candidate Mariah Vargas shares her experience – and new creations – during social distancing

A piece featured in Mariah Vargas’ thesis exhibition, “Lover,” in Student Galleries South on campus.
4/29/2020

Nevada strikes gold, claims championship at online nationals

Undergraduate students Nickie Moore and John Villanueva claim ‘Superior’ award; team places fourth for season overall

Top left, John Villanueva, top right, Nickie Moore, and bottom middle, Phil Sharp pose for a screenshot after the online presentation of awards for the festival finals of the National Online Forensics tournament.
4/28/2020

School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Dance in a digital form

Dance student Laura Ryerson grows as a student and choreographer through video instruction

Laura Ryerson performing at last year’s Spring Dance Concert with fellow dance major McKenzie Kennedy.
4/27/2020

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
4/24/2020

Nevada Debate Team season comes to an early end amid coronavirus closures

Team ranked Top-20 overall for the season

Nevada Debate Team students together at their Regional Competiton
4/23/2020

College of Liberal Arts announces 2020 Mousel-Feltner Award

Assistant Professor in Political Science, Elizabeth Koebele is this year’s awardee for her policy research

" "I am particularly interested in how using more collaborative approaches to solving environmental problems can improve both policymaking processes and environmental outcomes." - Elizabeth Koebele

4/22/2020

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
4/21/2020

School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: ‘We’re all in this together’

Music student Kara Bainter finds opportunities for connection and collaboration in online learning

Music Education major Kara Bainter with her cello
4/16/2020

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

Three healthcare workers wearing protective gear including masks, shields and gowns, in a procedure room.
4/8/2020

Humanities contribution reaches far beyond the classroom

English students work with Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society

Elephant in the wild pictured by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society
4/2/2020

The Lilley @Home

The Lilley Museum joins in on the #MuseumFromHome fun

Oil painting in wooden frame of old buildings on a street
4/1/2020

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
3/26/2020

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

Panel sponsored by Temple Sinai Reno, College of Liberal Arts and others

The panel of women pictured left to right: Erin Stiles, Rabbi Sara Zober, Terri Domitrovich, Dina A. Elshabrawy, Reverend Shelley Fisher, Patricia Meidell
3/26/2020

58th annual Reno Jazz Festival canceled for 2020

In the wake of coronavirus and the size and scope of the Festival, organizers made the decision to cancel the Festival

" While we are incredibly disappointed that this year’s festival will not take place, we are appreciative of the community’s support in helping us continue the Festival in 2021.”

3/11/2020

Everyone gains when women vote

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

3/8/2020

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.
3/2/2020

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
2/28/2020

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.
2/20/2020

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.
2/19/2020

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
2/14/2020

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.
2/5/2020

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.”

2/5/2020

Faces of the Pack: University alumna receives Fulbright Student Scholar Grant

Natalie Van Hoozer travels abroad to Argentina to pursue passion for connecting Spanish- and English-speaking communities

Student holding up Argentina cardboard frame
1/29/2020

National spotlight shines on Nevada alumnus Capt. Ken Collins and the U.S. Navy Band

Servicemen and women recently highlighted in CBS News' behind-the-scenes video

Music conductor leading the U.S. Navy Band with audience blurred behind him.
1/21/2020

What is the impeachment process?

U.S. government political scientist breaks down the impeachment process

Front view of outside of the White House
1/15/2020

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
1/10/2020

University Arts Building wins architecture design honors across the country

Newest University of Nevada, Reno facility opened in February

University Arts Building looking toward the north.
1/3/2020

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
1/2/2020

University honors 2019 Winter Senior Scholars

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize nine graduates with top grade-point average

Plaques of the senior scholars
12/19/2019

Preserving the Paiute Language

University of Nevada, Reno offers first-ever Paiute language course

Fathers Day Powwow 2019 at Stewart Indian School, multiple people are in traditional Paiute dress. There is a play button overlaid.
12/9/2019

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.
12/5/2019

Ethnic matching in education topic of new book by College of Education Dean Easton-Brooks

Book receives award from the National Association for Multicultural Education

Easton-Brooks new book
12/4/2019

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 .
12/3/2019

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
12/3/2019

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.
12/2/2019

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.
11/25/2019

University’s “Super Readers are Superheroes” literacy program team members participate in the 2019 Run for Education

The program has helped over 500 students gain confidence and reading skills

The literacy program team posing dressed as superheroes
11/21/2019

Navigating through your internships

How internships are foundational for a successful career

Three women sit in a computer lab and laugh together.
11/20/2019

Cohort completes inaugural Sponsored Projects Academy

Program better connects individuals to the bigger picture: the administrative processes, network and impact of the research enterprise

Posed are the 20+ participants in the final Sponsored Projects Academy session
11/19/2019

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.
11/14/2019

Is technology bad for my child?

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Samuel Ehrenreich talks about what parents need to know regarding their children and digital communication.

Five children sitting in a row playing on various tech.
11/6/2019

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
11/1/2019

Academic units incorporating virtual reality, augmented reality into research projects

Experience VR like never before at the Libraries annual VR|AR Meet-Up Nov. 1, 3-5 p.m. Faculty will present research projects that incorporate VR or AR technology in their work.

A female student wears a VR headset in the @One on the first floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
10/31/2019

Take3, chamber and pop music trio, to perform

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

Take3 trio in concert
10/30/2019

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.
10/30/2019

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.
10/28/2019

The Lilley hosts exhibition of Renoite Nolan Preece