Business & entrepreneurship

Student-run professional closet reinstated during annual Business Week

Business Student Council at the University of Nevada, Reno creates a free pop-up closet, open to all students

Microsoft employees stand with staff from the College of Business at the kickoff BBQ

Nevada hunters generate millions in economic impact for rural communities

New study reveals spending on big game and upland game hunting

A  five-point mule deer buck on a Nevada range in fall.

Supply Chain and Transportation Management program selects its first director

The program, funded by ITS Logistics, will begin offering classes in early 2023

Headshot of Robyn Brunscher

New experimental facility tests interaction of soil and structures during earthquakes

The latest College of Engineering capability to create realistic earthquakes in the laboratory will pair with collaborators’ expertise and supercomputing to lead to resilient buildings and infrastructure

Six individuals representing the Soil Box System project collaborators in the Large-Scale Structures Engineering Lab.

University of Nevada, Reno in negotiations with Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate to develop Mathewson University Gateway project

The proposed project will create a physical link between the University and Downtown Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno monument located outdoors with trees behind it. The monument includes the University's seal as well as lettering that reads, "University of Nevada, Reno. A Land Grant University Est. 1874

Nevada Small Business Challenges Survey reveals what new and existing businesses face post-pandemic

Significant challenges for small business owners include securing debt and dealing with inflation

Sign over entrance of the Nazir Ansari Business building

Online Executive MBA program graduates 38 students in 10th cohort

College of Business program accelerates careers of international graduates

A group of recent EMBA graduates from the University of Nevada, Reno stand together on stage.

Annual Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics conference held in Northern Nevada

The University of Nevada, Reno hosted preconference workshops for international scholars on campus

A group of PhD students from the University of Nevada, Reno, stand on a boat together.

University Center for Economic Development names new director

The center will continue to operate under new leadership and a five-year grant from federal and local funding

Dr. Frederick Steinmann poses in a tan suit in front of a dark gray background

College of Business wins bid to host the AMCIS conference in 2026

The Americas Conference on Information Systems is the largest conference in the world for IS scholars

Sign over entrance of the Nazir Ansari Business building

Nevada Small Business Development Center selects new director

Winnie Dowling, longtime deputy director of the center, takes on new role

Photograph of Winnie Dowling wearing a blue shirt in front of a gray background

University of Nevada, Reno student launches innovative new beverage delivery service

Shiva Kittusamy designed his startup, AYCE Delivery Inc, for college campuses

The founders of AYCE Delivery stand together in front of a brick wall

The impact of media coverage on the non-fungible token (NFT) market

New research from the University of Nevada, Reno and Vanderbilt University shows the media educates investors rather than hyping the NFT market

"Nazir Ansari Business Building" is written above the entrance to the University of Nevada, Reno business building.

Nevada Global Business provides students a valuable career development opportunity

College of Business students share their experience visiting New York City


Eren Ozmen listed among top 10 on Forbes’ 2022 list of most successful self-made women

Accomplished University of Nevada, Reno alumna places in coveted business list since its inception

Eren Ozmen poses for the camera wearing a blue suit.

Innevation Center partners with Upward Bound for Summer 2022

Student interns to explore STEAM career opportunities and learn how to become “makers” in the Makerspace

Students pose for picture while touring the Innevation Center Makerspace.

Innevation Center to host gener8tor Reno-Tahoe Accelerator Program 2022

Applications open for accelerator offering connections and $100K investment to high-growth startups

Two people working together in the Innevation Center Concept Café.

Nicole Shepherd is Herz Gold Medalist

Dual degree student a standout volunteer in community and accomplished musician

Herz Gold Medal winner Nicole Shepherd

University of Nevada, Reno to offer new Risk Management & Insurance Studies program

The program creates a direct talent pipeline between students in the College of Business and insurance and risk management jobs

The Ansari Business Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Linguistic/game-theoretic approach detects and explains online propaganda

University of Nevada, Reno researcher develops model to discover and explain propagandistic content on the Internet

The Nazir Ansari Business Building sign on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

2022 Outstanding Researcher: Advancing the science that explains how our bodies’ functions connect

UNR School of Medicine Professor Scott Earley’s leading edge research achieves breakthroughs in cell signaling and ion channel regulation

Professor Scott Earley, the University of Nevada, Reno Outstanding Researcher for 2022, sits at his office desk.

U-Niq wins $50,000 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

The digital platform utilizes blockchain technology to provide certificates of authenticity and ownership for physical collectibles

Perm Singh, the 2022 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition, holding his $50,000 Sontag Award big check and $10,000 Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award big check.

Nevada small businesses still struggling two years after start of global pandemic

Nevada SBDC survey shows businesses continue to have issues with staffing, supply chains and COVID

" With COVID-19 and supply chain issues still causing problems throughout the economy, it’s a good time for small business owners to turn toward their local and national resource networks.


Introducing the five finalists for the 2022 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

Student-led teams from across the University compete for the $50,000 grand prize and $10,000 Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award

" Out of the 25 teams to enter the competition this year, five teams were selected as finalists.


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.

Cary Groth elected to the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame

MAC Hall of Fame recognizes former University athletic director among 2022 class

Headshot image of Cary Groth, current director of the University of Nevada, Reno Sports Management Program.

Innevation Center’s 2nd annual Makerthon competition finds its winner in the University’s College of Engineering

Team Starfruit takes home $1000 check prize for their invention that helps address wildfire crisis

University engineering students Jennifer Clayton, Jacob Hunter, Lloyd Gonzales and Morgan Young

Women in Tech initiative to host first job negotiation workshop

GM of Microsoft, Maureen McKinney, will share with students best practices on how to negotiate their first job offer

Headshot photo of Maureen McKinney.

U.S. News ranks College of Business Executive MBA Program

Online Executive MBA among the top online graduate programs in the country

" The Online Executive MBA provides an innovative and integrated curriculum in management and leadership while competing with the best online MBA programs.


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.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Joseph Hill

Joseph Hill named as Innevation Center Member of January 2022

Joseph Hill standing in front of tree.

Mentorship and teamwork lead Wolf Pack Bots to another LEGO competition win

University faculty and student mentors work with young team to build robotics skills, confidence and literacy

The Wolf Pack Bots team of young students.

ITS Logistics funds new Logistics Program in the College of Business

The College of Business corporate partner continues its support for new initiatives

College of Business Dean Greg Mosier and ITS Logistics President Mike Crawford posing for a photo with a big check.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Sean Montgomery

Sean Montgomery named as Innevation Center Member of December 2021

Profile headshot of Sean Montgomery.

University offers new dual-degree program in agricultural science and economics

College of Ag and College of Business collaborate to help grow state’s ag industry

Tractor cutting alfalfa.

LaunchNevada Initiative promotes student entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno

LaunchNevada Student Startup Awards help students refine and advance their business concepts

University of Nevada, Reno President Brian Sandoval standing with Dragonfly Energy co-founders, Denis Phares and Sean Nichols, in front of their new warehouse.

Managing surges in online demand amid global supply chain shortages

Strategies for managing online demand during COVID-19 could also help manage surges in holiday shopping

A cargo ship with colorful shipping containers at sea.

Hard-to-pronounce product names pose hurdle for consumers

Research by University marketing expert finds link between pronunciation, sense of control

A golfer in a red shirt swings, hitting the turf and knocking dirt and grass into the air

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Mark Chasan

Mark Chasan named as Innevation Center Member of November 2021

Mark Chasan headshot.

University and 4-H alum works to improve school-based agriculture education in Ghana

Connor Billman teaching youth and helping rural Ghana communities grow food through prestigious International Agricultural Education Fellowship

Connor Billman leading a classroom full of 4-H'ers in an activity.

Graduate of the Pack: Connor Billman, International Agriculture Education Fellowship Program fellow

Empowering youth and elevating small-holder farmers through agricultural science

Connor Billman leading a classroom full of 4-H'ers in an activity.

Whittier Trust becomes latest College of Business Corporate Partner

New partnership will provide opportunities for students and grads in the wealth management industry

" The partnership provides amazing opportunities for students and alums to enter the investment and wealth management industry with an amazing company.


People who feel invincible hinder COVID-19 fight

University researchers find belief in personal invulnerability discourages vaccination efforts

James Leonhardt, Garret Ridinger, Amir Talaei-Khoei and Yu Rong

Innevation Center Member Highlight - AJ Davis

AJ Davis named as Innevation Center Member of October 2021

AJ Davis headshot.

Dr. Veronika Vazquez, ’00, partners with Nevada Small Business Development Center to roll her business on wheels into the Silver State

Nevada alum goes miles for healthy smiles

From left to right: Javier Hernadez, registered dental assistant, Karina Lopez, registered dental assistant, Veronika Vazquez, DDS, Leticia Hernandez, registered dental assistant; and Gary Aglietti, DMD

Mehmet Tosun, Ph.D., named as Director of the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship and International Business Programs

“His wealth of experience from his many roles and 15 years of service to the University will truly be an asset in advancing both the College and our community.”

A headshot of Dr. Mehmet Tosun.

College of Business welcomes Elemental LED as newest Corporate Partner

New partnership will provide numerous opportunities for University of Nevada, Reno students

From left, Elemental LED’s President Randy Holleschau, College of Business Dean Greg Mosier and Director of Career and Corporate Outreach Jim McClenahan, holding LED check for the College of Business.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Nathan Allen

Nathan Allen named as Innevation Center Member of September 2021

Nathan Allen headshot.

What are mental health best practices for entrepreneurs and business leaders?

Associate Professor Dan Jones and Assistant Professor Mark Packard discuss mental health amid National Suicide Prevention Month

Photos of Dan Jones, Ph.D. and Mark Packard, Ph.D.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Rick Warner

Rick Warner named as Innevation Center Member of August 2021

Rick Warner headshot.

Online Executive MBA program graduates 35 students in ninth cohort

College of Business program accelerates careers of nationwide graduates

The 2021 Online Executive MBA graduating class posing for a group photo while holding their degrees.

Sparking innovative education and outreach: K-12 Robotics Center | University of Nevada, Reno

With support from Tesla and EDAWN, unique University facility for robotics-based education and competition teams will strengthen the path to degrees, careers and workforce development

Two teen members of a robotics competition team visit with Nevada's Lt. Governor Kate Marshall and University of Nevada, Reno President Brian Sandoval.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Josh Chang

Josh Chang named as Innevation Center Member of July 2021

Josh Chang.

Guinn Center transitions affiliation to the University of Nevada, Reno July 1

‘A strong system of higher education is critical to Nevada’s ability to compete in the global marketplace of ideas and assist in our economic recovery’

The Block N statue on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Lorne Smith

Lorne Smith named as Innevation Center Member of June 2021

Lorne Smith headshot.

With faculty and student mentorship, young Wolf Pack Bots advance to regional LEGO competition

College of Education & Human Development’s Center for Learning and Literacy program builds robotics skills, confidence and literacy

Wolf Pack Bots team pose for photo.

College of Business welcomed into CFA Institute University Affiliation Program

Entry into the program signals the College’s curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to prepare students for CFA exams

" The distinction of being a recognized CFA-affiliated program is only held by a handful of business schools.


Innevation Center Member Highlight - Sandy Rowley

Sandy Rowley named as Innevation Center Member of May 2021

Sandy Rowley headshot.

Lily Liu selected as Spring 2021 Herz Gold Medalist

Biology major and dual chemistry, business administration minor, moves on to medical school

Herz Gold Medalist Lily Liu

Faces of the Pack: Life as a Ph.D. student during the pandemic

Three Ph.D. students in economics share why they chose the University, a high-level overview of their areas of research, and their hopes for the future

Ege Can, Olga Shapoval and Mobarak Hossain (from left to right), three PhD students within the College of Business Department of Economics.

Tenth Annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition winner announced

MyKar, LLC takes home $50,000 grand prize turning their entrepreneurial dreams into a reality

MyKar team members (from left to right) Akram Reshad, David Haulot, Dawson Lamb, Gurjant Mand and Jacob Teems-Robinson.

Paying it forward: Dragonfly Energy funds new award for student competition

University alumni Sean Nichols and Denis Phares, finalists of the 2014 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition, fund new $10K Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award

Denis Phares and Sean Nichols, co-founders of Dragonfly Energy.

Fit between people's interests and their jobs tends to get better over time

University researcher discovers people tend to leave educational and work environments that do not fit their interests and seek out better fitting majors and jobs

Headshot of Alexis Hanna, assistant professor of management at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Introducing the finalists for the 2021 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

Five student-led teams compete for the $50,000 grand prize

" The quality of the business concepts and presentations by the Sontag competitors this year was extremely high.


College of Business hosts Distinguished International Lecture Series

Mary C. Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, discussed the state of the U.S. economy one year into the pandemic

Profile photo of Mary C. Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Online Cattlemen’s Update reaches new audiences

Latest market, production and research information for producers available online now

Cattle in a field at the base of a mountain.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Rick Winfield

Rick Winfield named as Innevation Center Member of April 2021

Rick Winfield headshot.

Ultraviolet-C LED test confirms sterilization of human coronavirus at distance of 5 feet in 8 seconds

University lab test is part of new product development conducted for NCAR-affiliate American UVC Science, Inc. in the fight against COVID

An image of the novel coronavirus; image was developed by the Centers for Disease Control.

Smoothing the path toward commercialization of research

Through commercialization, University faculty can find ways to transform their work into a marketable product or service that benefits society

People working together around a laptop.

University’s College of Business launches new Sports Management Program

From an undergraduate Sports Management minor to an Executive Certificate in Sports Management, the new program is set to ‘develop leaders and instill best practices in the sports industry’

Headshot of Cary Groth, the director of the College of Business Sports Management Program.

In the Black Speaker Series leaves long-lasting impact on attendees

The College of Business educational series explored racial and social inequalities in business

" This series was designed to explore how to support businesses already at a disadvantage and leverage the playing field.


Faces of the Pack: Business student recognized as DSP Collegian of the Year

Mya Thomsen receives highest honor bestowed upon Delta Sigma Pi members

Mya Thomsen standing in front of the Nevada "N" on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Tu puedes, eres una luchadora

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

Noemi Gomez Martinez

The College of Business offers summer Launchpad course to assist startups

Entrepreneurship Program continues to be a distinctive resource for students and new companies

" This course is a prime example of students actually working on real companies in a practical, hands-on way.


Third Annual International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium supports female entrepreneurs

The College of Business celebrated International Women’s Day with virtual conference

The International Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium's virtual conference platform displayed on a MacBook computer.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Jim Sacherman

Jim Sacherman named as Innevation Center Member of March 2021

Jim Sacherman.

Makerspace at the Innevation Center allows users to discover, learn, build and connect

Offering equipment, resources and support – plus its first ever Makerthon – this well-equipped space encourages creation and real-world learning

Five University students stand in the Makerspace.

Online sessions to help businesses with human resources challenges and more

Extension offering online town halls and webinars to help Nevada’s small businesses

Kimberly Miles.

Online sessions continue to help businesses with digital marketing and more

Extension offering online town halls and webinars to help Nevada’s small businesses

Nicole Taylor Sharp

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Tom Simpkins

Tom Simpkins named as Innevation Center Member of February 2021

Tom Simpkins.

International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium: Innovation in a Changing World

The top names in female entrepreneurship will present at one-day, virtual College of Business event on International Women’s Day, March 8

Reno Philharmonic Conductor Laura Jackson conducting orchestra at 2020 IWES conference.

FYRE Robotics provides mentorship for K-12 students interested in engineering and science

As lead mentor for this community-based robotics team, Kerry Thompson helps students develop important life-skills such as teamwork, communication and more

Kerry Thompson and her team of students stand around the robot they built at a competition.

Workforce development downtown: K-12 Robotics Center|University of Nevada, Reno

Southside Studio becomes home to robotics-based education and competition teams, strengthening the path to degrees and careers

The FYRE Robotics team of students, ages 13-18, builds a robot in the Makerspace of the Innevation Center.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Kerry Thompson

Kerry Thompson named as Innevation Center Member of January 2021

Kerry Thompson.

Vision 2021: The Nevada Economic Forecast

College of Business invites business and industry leaders to attend informational online forum

" Vision 2021 is an attempt to understand how the pandemic has impacted the state’s economy and how the state’s economy will continue to be affected.


Cattlemen’s Update goes virtual to provide market, production and research updates for 2020

Annual program to be held online Jan. 12-13

cattle on a ranch in Washoe Valley

Genetic algorithm discovers sets of programs with affinities to politics

Framework developed by University of Nevada, Reno researcher finds sets of TV shows whose combined viewership determines social and political preferences

Person pointing a TV remote at a television screen with different TV programs.

The impact of COVID-19 on short-term housing rentals

Using a machine learning algorithm, University researcher, discovers ‘cleanliness is next to income’ through online reviews of Airbnb rentals.

Laptop showing someone booking an Airbnb rental.

Princeton Review ranks College of Business Executive MBA

Online Executive MBA among the top 50 online graduate programs in the country

" The program is highly cost-competitive while it offers an integrated curriculum in management and leadership, allowing students to excel in their careers.


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

College of Business launches new undergraduate Sports Management minor

The new minor will provide students with a keen business perspective of the sports industry

" The impact of business activity encompassed by activities and events involving sports, recreation and athletics in our community, state and region is significant and growing.


Made in Nevada celebrates 2020 holiday season and 11th Annual Small Business Saturday®

The Nevada SBDC and Made in Nevada aim to further support small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.

" We believe that providing an option to shop authentic Made in Nevada businesses in an online setting improves consumer safety and keeps our local economy strong.


Warsaw School of Economics a key international partner for The College of Business

After one of its first trade missions with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development in 2017, the partnership has flourished with key research initiatives, faculty alliances and student exchange.

" “Our partnership has been grounded in ongoing communication, collaboration and mutual respect.”


University’s SAGE program expands statewide with GOED support and UNLV partnership

GOED Knowledge Fund grant will connect technology companies statewide to federal Small Business Innovation research grants

" At a critical moment for small technology-based businesses in our state, the Knowledge Fund has identified the SAGE program as an ideal partner to substantially improve small technology-based businesses’ access to federal SBIR and STTR grant opportunities."


Nevada SBDC supports over 10,000 Nevada jobs since start of the pandemic

The Nevada SBDC continues to prove invaluable to small businesses across the Silver State

Local small business owners and employees wearing Nevada branded personal protective equipment provided by the Nevada SBDC.

Made in Nevada launches new e-commerce website

Consumers can now purchase Made in Nevada products from anywhere in the U.S.

The logo for "Shop Made in Nevada," a new e-commerce website.

College of Business partners with the state to foster international business relations

Internships indicate the growing collaboration between the College’s International Programs and the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Headshots of College of Business undergraduate students Oscar Loyd and Ethan Olesinski

Five years, 370 jobs and $88 million in investor capital at the Innevation Center

The University’s downtown hub of entrepreneurialism and collaboration celebrates its 5th anniversary

Photo of Jim Sacherman, the center's first director, current Director Grace Chou, Makerspace Specialist Daniel Smith, Assistant Director Crystal Harvey and Office Coordinator Ania Cavillo-Mason.

Grant helps retrain workers for Nevada manufacturing careers

Nevada Industry Excellence joins with collaborators to offer free certification program to prepare workers who have been laid-off for available jobs

A robotic arm shakes hands with a human hand

Nevada Association of Counties launches new program to help small businesses

Extension offering virtual town hall Wednesday to provide information on the grant program

Nevada Association of Counties Executive Director Dagny Stapleton

Smell the pines, feel the sun, discover, create, learn in a primitive mountain forest

New Graduate Research Fellowship, online reservations and more signal vision and energy for the Whittell Forest & Wildlife Area

A Black Bear, brown in color as is common, in the Whittell Forest & Wildlife Area

Nevada State Public Health Lab-led team studying COVID-19 reinfection

Fighting the pandemic: University of Nevada, Reno research effort continues with early, genomics-based evidence of reinfection

A technician at work in the Nevada State Public Health Lab

Virtual coding workshops prepare students for Congressional App Challenge

Extension 4-H Program encourages students to explore computer science

Screenshot of zoom workshop with Congresswoman Dina Titus and Extension's Mallory Levins, Nora Luna, Sarah Monique Somma and Ivory Lyles

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Ron Justin

Ron Justin named as Innevation Center Member of August 2020

Ron Justin.

Online management tools can help small businesses reach potential customers

Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help inform small businesses during the pandemic

Willie Daugherty and JR Mendoza

University Online Executive MBA program graduates 34 students in 2020 cohort

The nationally accredited College of Business program celebrates eighth and largest graduating class virtually

A photo grid with the head shots of the 34 EMBA graduates.

New program to provide rental assistance to small businesses

Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help inform small businesses during the pandemic

Tatjana Vukovic

Faces of the Pack: Passion for the environment becomes focus of undergraduate research interest

As a McNair Scholar and with the support of Nevada Undergraduate Research Award, ‘non-traditional’ student Nikki Nadeau pursues her interest through research

A portrait photo of Nikki Nadeau

Accessing resources and using live video can help small businesses succeed

Extension offering virtual sessions for small businesses during the pandemic

camera pointing at people in a studio

Research ‘rock star’ has advanced gastroenterology science and scientists

Celebrating the impressive record of scientific advancements, funding and mentorship of Kent Sanders, Nevada’s 2020 Distinguished Researcher

Portrait photo of Kent Sanders, Nevada's 2020 Distinguished Researcher

Extension offering back-to-the-basics sessions to help small businesses

Entrepreneurs starting and altering businesses during the pandemic need information and resources

man sitting at a computer

Experiment Station increases meat and produce production during pandemic

Desert Farming Initiative and Wolf Pack Meats step up to help meet local demand

Man wearing mask and gloves gives thumbs up while standing behind a fruit and vegetable stand

3 companies ‘graduate’ from Nevada Center for Applied Research following successful incubation

With support from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, University’s applied R&D center has drawn more than $43 million to Nevada and now welcomes 3 new businesses

Carlos Cardillo of the Nevada Center for Applied Research and Jonathan Hull of Bioelectronica stand in the biosciences laboratory managed by NCAR.

Websites and digital marketing help businesses survive pandemic

Finding and using the right data can help small businesses survive COVID-19 and beyond

charts on page

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Madeleine Burke

Madeleine Burke named as Innevation Center Member of July 2020

Madeleine Burke.

Effective websites and digital marketing can help businesses survive COVID-19

Extension aims to help small businesses connect with customers during pandemic and beyond

man sitting on a bench using a tablet

Giving voice to the Black experience in the Ivory


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

Extension offers COVID-19 updates and bookkeeping tips for small businesses

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

person using a laptop and calculator

Nevada SBDC releases COVID-19 economic impact data

Data demonstrates the extensive work being done to support small businesses during the pandemic

Local small business owners wearing Nevada branded face masks.

Extension offers online sessions on business resources and running a business

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

laptop screen showing man writing on green chalkboard

Extension offers town hall on small-business counseling service

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

Person writing on paper surrounded by laptops

Researchers say drone technology will change the face of last-mile logistics

Retail drone deliveries will significantly impact logistics networks over the next few years

Drones in the sky above a city.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Jeff Saling

Jeff Saling named as Innevation Center Member of June 2020

Jeff Saling.

“Our lives should not be sacrificed this easily”: Camp Fire tragedy leads to new wildfire research

The National Science Foundation has awarded Assistant Professor Hamed Ebrahimian a $2 million grant to develop novel wildfire risk assessment and mitigation tools.

Satellite imagery of a plume of smoke covering a vast swathe of California

Sage Outlook

Webinars provide economic and agriculture outlook in wake of COVID-19

laptop screen showing man writing on green chalkbpard

Extension offers small-business webinar on the Paycheck Protection Plan

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

two people in business suits shaking hands

Extension offers webinar to help small businesses manage cash flow amid COVID

Discussions aim to help small businesses pivot and adapt to emerge from pandemic stronger

dollar bills blowing around in front of a black background

Extension offers online session for large-animal livestock producers amid COVID

Producers seek ways to trim their budgets while maintaining health of their animals

A brown dairy cow wearing a cow bell

The College of Business maintains international partnerships amid COVID-19

International business program expands its offerings and collaborates with international partner universities

College of Business international partner universities holding signs with phrase, "Dear students, we may be miles apart but together we can overcome anything, sincerely the College of Business, Lanzhou University, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, University of Ljubljana, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, KOC University, Deusto Business School, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Hanyang University, University of Rome Tor Vergata and KEDGE Business School."

Using worldwide GPS data to study changes in Earth’s crust, from the Ice Age to today

The University’s 2020 Outstanding Researcher award recognizes the amazing discoveries, scientific contributions and career of Geoff Blewitt

Professor Geoff Blewitt sits alongside a GPS station on a mountain that overlooks the valley of Reno and Sparks, Nev.

Extension offers webinar to help small businesses create reopening strategies

Discussions aim to help small businesses pivot and adapt to emerge from pandemic stronger

Businesswoman presenting at an Extension business development event

University College of Business Enactus team places first at national competition

Students win early-stage competition highlighting student business start-ups and entrepreneurial action

University Enactus club members planning project around table.

University + manufacturing + volunteers make and donate hospital gowns

A community network coordinated by the Innevation Center Makerspace has made more than 750 gowns to help meet the regional need for PPE

A healthcare worker wearing a gown, face mask, and face shield giving the thumbs up

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Gene Wong

Gene Wong named as Innevation Center Member of May 2020

Gene Wong.

Public relations and advertising competitions during a pandemic

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

Four students pose outdoors.

Extension offers online session for dairy producers amid COVID-19

Producers and economists discuss current market and projections, with June being National Dairy Month

a brown dairy cow wearing a cow bell

Extension offers webinar on loan forgiveness and paycheck protection programs

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Businesswoman presenting at an Extension business development event

The College of Business launches two new podcasts

The University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business releases the “Sage Outlook” and “The Jim and Jeremy Show”

Microphone, headset and other equipment used to make podcasts.

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.


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.

The science of predicting economic growth or recession

University researcher helped develop the Logistics Managers Index, a leading economic indicator tracking inventory, warehousing and transportation, all key indicators of economic activity.

Large, mostly empty warehouse with one semi truck in the right corner.

Extension offers webinar for small business on finding and managing money

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Businesswoman presenting at an Extension business development event

College of Business helps companies recruit students virtually

University of Nevada, Reno’s Career and Corporate Outreach Center hosts its first virtual recruitment event.

Student sitting on floor using laptop to access Zoom.

Ninth Annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition winner announced

Student-led health and wellness company, TreaTea, takes home $50,000 turning their entrepreneurial dreams into a reality.

Cup of brewed tea.

Teaching & Learning Technologies leads University's transition to emergency remote learning

University Libraries' new podcast Checked Out! talks with TLT

Teaching & Learning Technologies and the Instructional Design Team stand in a group on the landing out front of the main entrance of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.  From left to right: Kathy Hanselman, Kari Johnson, Don Massie, Ed Huffman, Bowen Drewes, Lia Schraeder and Wenzhen Li.

Extension offers webinar on self-care and online town hall for small businesses

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Businesswoman presenting at an Extension business development event

Introducing the six semi-finalists for the 2020 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

This year’s student-competition teams are pursuing the $50,000 grand prize.

" Out of the 22 teams that initially entered to compete in the Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition, six were chosen as semi-finalists.


Genomics sequencing of Nevada COVID-19 samples is under way

University’s Nevada Genomics Center joins with State Health Lab and School of Medicine researchers to advance scientific knowledge of novel coronavirus through DNA sequencing

Dr. Paul Hartley sits at genomics sequencing machine in laboratory

InNEVator accelerates early-stage companies with pivot to online

Regional innovation ecosystem supports international cohort of companies through Innevation Center-hosted bootcamp

Two workshop participants developing content on flipchart paper

Using graphics to communicate health risks

University of Nevada, Reno researchers observe how the general public digests probabilities of health risks

Man typing on computer with screen displaying graphs

Executive Development Program reconvenes as gaming faces worldwide challenges

The top professional development program for industry executives brings alumni together to discuss best practices, new challenges and ideas amidst COVID-19

Poker chips on a casino table.

Extension offers weekly online town halls and webinars to help small businesses

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Businesswoman presenting at an Extension business development event

Coronavirus crisis: How CPAs are adjusting their business operations

University of Nevada, Reno accounting faculty examine how CPA firms are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calculator and tax documents on table.

University signs on to COVID-19 technology access framework

Framework reflects national movement to share COVID-19 related intellectual property to support rapid development of treatments and diagnostics

Laboratory testing process conducted in vent hood setting

Lulius Innovation technology solution helps National Guard manage readiness

COVID-19 response shows capability of flagship software product developed by Innevation Center member company

Alaska National Guard Black Hawk helicopter lands in snowy field.

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.

Nevada Small Business Development Center’s guide to aid businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) financial assistance for businesses (Updated April 8, 2020)

" Sign up for no-cost, confidential counseling with the experienced Nevada SBDC professionals.


TEDxUniversityofNevada dazzles the community with another noteworthy event

More than 1,600 attendees participated in a day filled with big ideas worth spreading

Ondra L. Berry on stage

Undergraduate Research: growing interest, growing support, new director

Tanya Kelley named to guide the range of programs and services to encourage pursuit of research, scholarly and creative activities by undergraduates

Tanya Kelley and Scott Mensing at the Fall 2019 Community Based Research Symposium

Black Business Student Association: A student-success program in the College of Business

Student club designed to retain, connect and provide meaningful opportunities to College of Business students who identify as black or of African descent.

Members of the Black Business Association

International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium: Creating Value out of Chaos

The top names in female entrepreneurship will present at this two-day College of Business event March 9-10, directly following International Women’s Day

" "While this event’s specific focus is on female entrepreneurship, it’s designed to be inclusive to anyone who would like to attend."


Extension introduces economic development initiative across Nevada

Collaborative University project aims to improve county data for planning efforts

Tom Harris presents on economic development

Vision 2020: The Nevada Economic Forecast coming up on Jan. 31

University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business invites business leaders for a fast-paced, half-day forum

" “If your organization depends on the success of any or all of our state’s multiple sectors, this event will guide your planning for 2020.”


TEDxUniversityofNevada 2020 tickets on sale

Reno’s premier speaker event boasts a line-up filled with dynamic speakers and performers

A red and blue painted X with a red and blue background combining to make purple

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson named as Innevation Center Member of December 2019

Mark Anderson.

Presentation matters: The effect of wrapping neatness on gift attitudes

University of Nevada, Reno researchers explore how wrapping gifts too neatly inflates the expectations of the gift inside.

Wrapped Christmas presents

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Mark Genung

Mark Genung named as Innevation Center Member of November 2019

Mark Genung.

Nevada Manufacturing and Tech Forum launches with big audience and big ideas

Nevada Industry Excellence’s new industry-led, economic initiative selected to receive Impact Challenge Nevada grant funding

A robot shaking hands with a human hand in a manufacturing setting

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with Made In Nevada

Made in Nevada celebrates the 10th Annual Small Business Saturday by hosting a Small Business Scavenger Hunt as an American Express Neighborhood Champion.

The Reno Arch downtown lit up at night

Two, statewide University-hosted programs selected to receive grants

Impact Challenge Nevada is under way: vote online by Nov. 26 for Nevada Industry Excellence or Nevada Small Business Development Center!

Woman wears a hardhat in an advanced manufacturing setting

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

Biomedical engineering discovery is latest example of commercialization

Patented technology by College of Engineering faculty member may have application in clinical testing and bioassay processes

Research Xaioshan Zhu and graduate student Masoumeh Saber Zaeimian working in lab

Iris Automation successfully completes beyond-visual-line-of-sight drone operation

Innevation Center member-company achieves unmanned-aircraft-technology milestone, plus is named to CNBC’s Upstart 100 list

Image of a flying airplane as it is seen through Casia, the collision-avoidance system

Cell lines and antibody commercialized through reagent licensing program

Two School of Medicine laboratories are University’s first to participate in program that helps deliver discoveries to the marketplace

Researchers pose for photo from two UNR Med laboratories who are University’s first to participate in program that helps deliver discoveries to the marketplace.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Julie Arsenault

Julie Arsenault named as Innevation Center Member of October 2019

Julie Arsenault smiling.

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.

'Make48' competition show features University's Biggest Little Makers

As national public-television show hits the air and the Internet, the experiential, makerspace culture continues to take hold on the University of Nevada, Reno campus

Biggest Little Makers: Natali Salas-España, Carlos Bean, John Kirkpatrick and Daniel Smith

"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.

New program supports and mentors SBIR/STTR grant proposals

SAGE, the Sierra Accelerator for Growth and Entrepreneurship, encourages small business development for innovation research and technology transfer

A group of business people around a conference table

Aerospace engineering program readies for takeoff

Petros Voulgaris will join the University in 2020 to lead the new program, which will build on the College of Engineering's established research strengths in unmanned aerial systems.

A drone hovers in the air while two researchers, seen from the back, look on with an iPad and camera

Capacity building in artificially intelligent mining systems

University receives $1.25 million grant to create an interdisciplinary team of professionals, partnered with the world’s largest mining companies, in order to advance technology and automation in mines.

A blast outside of a mine.

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.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Matt Starrett

Matt Starrett named as Innevation Center Member of September 2019

Matt Starrett working on a computer.

Community leaders, science experts featured at 2019 Global Climate Change Summit

The Sept. 23 conference will discuss how climate change is impacting Nevada

Red Rock Canyon Rocks

Is your business ready to make the grade?


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.

Reno hosts national conference on higher-ed and economic-development connection

University Economic Development Association’s 2019 Annual Summit convenes in downtown Reno Sept. 29-Oct. 2; projected to draw 250 attendees

The Reno arch lit up at night

Online Executive MBA program graduates 28 students

The nationally accredited Executive Online MBA Program at the University of Nevada, Reno continues to deliver top-quality students

The EMBA program's 2019 graduates lined up in two rows and dressed nicely for the photo oppotunity

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.

Incubating jobs, energy and the future economy in downtown Reno

With a new director and nearly 200 jobs created, the University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center—Powered By Switch looks ahead

five individuals in the Innevation Center's co-working space

Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

His career studying and improving engineering of bridges now shifts to building connections to resources, opportunities, colleagues

Faculty member and student in front of research-project poster

Inspiring young women to pursue careers with STEAM

Microsoft hosted its 10th Annual DigiGirlz camp at the College of Business

" 10th Annual Microsoft DigiGirlz camp at the University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business


Summer kick-off: Nevada Global Business trips

Nearly 100 University of Nevada, Reno students are set to explore the business world this summer

Toronto city skyline at night

Online registration open for 10th annual Microsoft Reno Digigirlz camp, July 18-19, 2019

Join Microsoft Reno for a free technology camp for high school girls 14 to 18 years old

Digigirlz camp member wearing a hat that says girl boss and is holding robot car kit

Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

Community-based undergraduate researchers join with faculty mentors to explore problems and offer understanding and ideas to make a difference

University student with faculty member/mentor and community partner

Sturn Designs wins eighth annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

The student-led company aims to design, manufacture and distribute four-season all-terrain vehicles

Two students sit in front of a Sturn Designs concept vehicle outside of the Joe Crowley Student Union.

Introducing the six finalists in the 2019 annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

From mobile apps to indoor disc golf, this year's student-competition teams are on the hunt for the $50,000 grand prize

Two students working in the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship

New Robotics Academy of Nevada to offer K-12 teacher trainings

University joins with DRI and UNLV to announce new Tesla-supported programs to advance STEM interest and education

Four high school students with hand-held tools in a makerspace

The College of Business renews accreditation from top accrediting body

University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business earns extended business and accounting accreditation from AACSB

The College of Business Associate Dean Kambiz Raffiee and Dean Greg Mosier

The legacy of Cody and Caleb Martin

As Cody and Caleb Martin play their final home game for the Pack, their impact as human beings far exceeds basketball

Caleb Martin with fans at the Fresno State game

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship to host Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

Symposium to touch on two different growth-models in the context of women’s entrepreneurship

Female entrepreneurs sit around a table at the Innevation Center

Is social media shifting social norms to more extreme levels?

University researcher teams up with undergraduate student to discover how extremes in user-generated content on social media affect our perception of normality.

Person with dramatic makeup applying lipstick

Community support for TEDxUniversityofNevada larger than ever

The seventh-year event drew more than 1,700 people and nearly 40 sponsors to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in the spirit of ideas worth spreading

Michelle Rebaleati on the 2019 TEDxUniversityofNevada stage.

University set to host 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows for fifth year

Africa's emerging business and entrepreneurship leaders to visit the University for a six-week academic and leadership institute

Former Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval poses with the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows.

New collaboration focused on driving more investment deals for Nevada startups

The University’s College of Business, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada and Nevada Small Business Development Center all working to help increase investments in Northern Nevada.

Three College of Business students on the stairs in the Ansari Business Building.

Competition designed to benefit any University student with an entrepreneurial spirit

The College of Business continues to expand Sontag Entrepreneurship Award Competition reach, promoting inclusion in entrepreneurship

Unviersity student sitting on the stairs in the Ansari Business Building, working on laptop.

University researchers working to combat the growing drug-resistance challenge

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services funded further development and implementation of data analysis software designed to identify and anticipate antimicrobial resistance

Multiple prescription bottles with one tipped over in the foreground and pills in front of it.

Twitter after high-profile events: how language impacts message engagement

University researchers evaluate the type of language favored on social media as well as the social prominence of the message sources in times of causal uncertainty

A person surrounded by four thought bubbled. In the bubbles, from left to right, Skype icon, Facebook icon, Twitter icon, telephone icon.

TEDxUniversityofNevada tickets on sale

Reno’s premier speaker event boasts a line-up filled with dynamic speakers and performers


69-67: Prelude to a miracle

In 2007, the Wolf Pack lost a four-overtime thriller at Boise State; the stage was then set for a miracle win over Boise in 2010

Colin Kaepernick runs with the ball

USDA grants $4.97 million for research evaluating snowpack and water allocation

Is agriculture at risk from changing water availability? Twelve researchers from five institutions in three states, representing several academic disciplines, aim to find out.

Image of a lake at the base of snowy mountains.

College of Business welcomes a new corporate partner

University excited to be working with ITS Logistics in new partnership

Dean Greg Mosier and ITS Logistics President Mike Crawford in front of ITS Logistics

Online Executive MBA program graduates sixth cohort

The U.S. News & World Report-ranked program continues to experience success with top-quality students averaging 13 years of work experience.

The 2018 Online Executive MBA Cohort.

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins

More than 1,700 incoming freshman – nearly half of all University of Nevada, Reno freshmen – to participate in program designed to increase college success

Seven students in white NevadaFIT T-shirst pose for a photo while gathered on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Microsoft’s DigiGirlz set to return to the University

Registration is open for high school students to participate in this free two-day event focused on STEAM

DigiGirlz logo

University welcomes the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows

Africa's emerging business and entrepreneurship leaders set to arrive for a six-week Academic and Leadership Institute

Mandela Fellows under the Reno Arch in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Center for Advanced Studies advocates for researchers

Past University research honorees offer faculty community a voice on campus and beyond

Researcher shines light on a test tube in a darkened lab

College of Business sponsors Northern Nevada Developers Forum

Forum speakers detail upcoming real estate projects in Northern Nevada

Chip Bowlby, Brian Bonnenfant and J. Carter Witt III stand alongside each other in front of a mural in the library.

TEDxUniversityofNevada call for speakers opens June 1

2019 event will return to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center

Tony Lillios speaking on stage at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018.

Cybersecurity Center works to protect Nevada industry, individuals from cyber threats

University uses interdisciplinary, holistic approach to finding solutions

Shamik Sengupta in sandbox lab

FitnesSpiral takes home seventh annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Award

The health tech company wins the $50,000 award to go toward developing their business


Financial literacy education top priority for University Libraries Money Smart Week

From personal investing, to setting budgets, saving money, negotiating a salary and more University students are encouraged to get smart about their money

University Libraries Money Smart Week begins April 23

University’s newest Truman Scholar named, surprised

Kate Groesbeck is one of the country's 59 and University's first Truman since 2014; Udall, Goldwater and Boren award recipients also notified

Kate Groesbeck in Washington, D.C. in front of an American flag

What do taxes pay for?

Professor of economics Mehmet S. Tosun looks at what taxes pay for, including a breakdown of the Nevada Executive Budget

Woman holding fanned out cash in front of her face

What taxes do we pay?

Professor Mehmet S. Tosun breaks down the different taxes Americans pay

1040 income tax forms and twenty dollar bills

What is income tax?

Professor Mehmet S. Tosun explains the history of income tax, breaks down where the government gets it and even touches on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

1040 income tax forms and twenty dollar bills

How will the new tax plan impact my business taxes?

Professor Sonja Pippin breaks down the new tax plan and highlights five things business owners need to know.

Business students in a computer lab with financial data in the background

2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

University to host 25 young African leaders for a six week long workshop that will engage in professional and academic opportunities

Fellowship for young African Leaders

College of Business leads fur fund for new mascot costumes

Mascot costumes are wearing thin for Alphie and the rest of the Pack. Show your support, and donate today!

Business Dean Greg Mosier with cheerleading team

Reno-Sparks community shows overwhelming support for TEDxUniversityofNevada

The sixth-year event drew nearly 1,400 people to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in the spirit of ideas worth spreading

Crowd at the 2018 TEDxUniversityofNevada event.

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Matt Starrett

Matt Starrett named as Innevation Center Member of January 2019

Matt Starrett in front of the Concept Cafe.

The Ozmen Center of Entrepreneurship’s Pack Pitch competition yielded accomplishments

Various University students presented their entrepreneurial ideas


Lightning Talks provide early-career faculty members opportunity to network, collaborate

Presentations represented a variety of disciplines, including sustainable plant production and street art in virtual reality

Fang Jiang studies fMRI technology images

University signs sustainable partnership agreements with Poland

College of Business teams up with Warsaw School of Economics to foster faculty, student exchanges

University officials in Poland

From the minds of the University to the Markets of Sri Lanka

Three University students begin a startup spice business in Sri Lanka to create positive change

A woman is sitting down and cutting peppers to be made into spices at Tusker Products in Waga, Sri Lanka.

Cyber medics lend a hygienic hand with the Nevada Cyber Club

The Nevada Cyber Club has taken a "public health" approach to spreading the word about cybersecurity

Cyber clinic at the Governor's Mansion

University to host Global Climate Change Summit

Set for Sept. 23, the conference will focus on the multiple facets of climate change

Two students conducting research on the Truckee River.

First Independent Bank’s Fall Economic Forum features national and local economic speakers

Economic experts will offer advice on how to expand big and small business

Ariel image of Reno looking toward Mt. Rose

Innevation Center Member Highlight - NV Jumpstarter

NV Jumpstarter founders named as Innevation Center Members of September 2017


Student speaker competition looking for dynamic talks with TEDx potential

The University of Nevada, Reno Business Student Council leads The Road to TEDx event

2017 TEDx student speaker competition winner Ashley Evdokimo

InNEVenture Fund enters second year of ramping up ideas and technologies for commercialization

Early-stage proof-of-concept funding applications now open for Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation program

Photographer in wet suit takes photos under water in Lake Tahoe

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 19

Nearly 1,450 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

FIT2Care NevadaFIT group photo

A personal journey: Three Mandela Scholars share their ongoing pursuit of knowledge

With the program’s third year now at a close, participants look back on their experience with the program and how it will impact their current businesses


Taking a close look at Nevada’s economy during the Great Recession

Elliott Parker and Kate Marshall reveal what truly caused Nevada’s recession and what to expect in the future in their book


Award-winning professor teaches tourism marketing class this summer

Nathalie Desplas here as part of partnership agreement with Mexican university

Students walk along the Truckee River downtown.

Economic development in rural communities boosted by USDA continued funding

$500,000 grant renewal will assist communities throughout the West with regional development strategies that could extend throughout the U.S.

Ariel view of Downtown Ely Nevada

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Sheila Bunch

Sheila Bunch named as Innevation Center Member of June 2017

Sheila Bunch

A Night for Women in Business and Entrepreneurship

Successful local business women highlighted by The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship

Joelle K. Jay speaking at Night for Women in Business and Entrepreneurship

University again selected to host the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship

The fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative

Mandela Washington Fellows

TEDxUniversityofNevada call for speakers opens June 1

Event seeks dynamic local and national speakers with a big idea worth sharing

Samina Ali on stage at the 2017 TEDxUniversityofNevada event

Born-and-raised Nevadan and College of Business alumna Mary Simmons to receive President's Medal

Mary Simmons

TEDxUniversityofNevada announces new venue for 2018 event

One of the most sought after gatherings of “big ideas worth spreading” remains committed to offering a community-wide event

Reno Sparks Convention Center

Women’s Initiative Speaker Series features inspiring women entrepreneurs

The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship focuses on strengthening the alliance of women business leaders in the community


TEDxUniversityofNevada bringing TED Cinema Experience to Reno

Watch TED2017 live at Century Riverside Theater and The Innevation Center University of Nevada, Reno


What happens if I am late on my taxes?

Professor Sonja Pippin from the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business discusses the consequences of being late on your taxes

Business faculty and students meeting around conference table

EDAWN awards entrepreneurial contributions

College of Business Professor Dave Croasdell and The Innevation Center University of Nevada, Reno recognized in annual award ceremony


eBravium wins $50,000 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

The software start-up aims to help kids think and learn faster by combining children’s desire for screen time with research-based learning

Executive Vice President and Provost Kevin Carman, Patrick Grimes, Cody Grimes and College of Business Dean Greg Mosier pose behind a Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition check to eBravium for $50000.

Experts share data indicating the economic future of Northern Nevada is bright

University of Nevada, Reno and Wells Fargo The Private Bank forecast northern Nevada’s economy highlighting the area’s challenges and opportunities ahead

Northern Nevada, Ariel campus image

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Matt Starrett

Craig Vincze named as Innevation Center Member of March 2017

Matt Starrett working on his computer.

University Integrated Marketing Communications team places top 17 in nation

Hard work and creativity earned the University IMC team a spot as semi-finalists; next step, New Orleans

Three IMC team members and AMA club faculty advisor pose for a photo

Innevation Center Member Highlight - Craig Vincze

Craig Vincze named as Innevation Center Member of February 2017

Craig Vincze.

TEDxUniversityofNevada draws more than 1,500 people to share big ideas

Speakers challenged assumptions, encouraged dialogue around numerous current – and often uncomfortable – issues and begged the question, ‘What makes me special?’

A group of people posing in front of a camera at TEDxUniversityOfNevada event, inside the Grand Sierra Grand Theatre.

Executive Online MBA program receives top national ranking

U.S. News & World Report highlights the University of Nevada, Reno as No. 1 for Online MBA 3-year graduation rate

A businessman sits on a leather couch with a book, a laptop, and a tablet, as well as a cup of coffee

TEDxUniversityofNevada tickets on sale

The premier event boasts a line-up filled with dynamic speakers and performers


Television viewing data may offer insight into election outcomes

Research published by University of Nevada, Reno professor suggests TV viewing data can be predictive of voting preferences in swing states

Television viweing data may offer insight into electino outcomes

University hosts inaugural Farm-to-Table Dinner

Event to highlight local food production and raise money for student internships


University ranked “top tier” public university for seventh consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report

University earns top tier ranking and cited as one of nation's fastest growing universities

University of Nevada, Reno ranked in top tier for the seventh consecutive year

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Sunday, Aug. 21

More than 1,000 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Students work on a table. One student is measuring a length of wood.

Nevada Global Business Programs enhance student knowledge and marketability

The University’s College of Business held four international programs this summer providing students with the global business acumen they need to succeed

Toronto, Global Business Program

University faculty member brings international public finance conference to Tahoe

Discussions to focus on entrepreneurship, innovation and public policy

Lake Tahoe, Institute of Public Finance Conference

University of Nevada, Reno Names New Philip G. Satre Chair in Gaming Studies

Bo Bernhard will hold dual university appointments in a collaborative, statewide effort between University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Nevada, Reno

Bo Bernhard, Bill Eadington

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship launches Women’s Initiative

Designed to build a stronger alliance of female entrepreneurs, the new initiative partners female University students with leaders in the community

Ozmen Center, Women's Initiative

TEDxUniversityofNevada call for speakers

Event seeks dynamic local and national speakers with a big idea worth sharing

TEDxUniversityofNevada, David Burkus

Commencement 2016: A time to 'dare to dream'

More than 2,700 degrees and certificates, a record, are presented during three Commencement ceremonies

Happy graduates at Commencement

University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11


Student organization known for volunteer work wins regional competition

University of Nevada, Reno Enactus student members will travel to St. Louis to compete in the national competition next month for a chance at world’s

Enactus, Christine Jacox, Arosha Meegoda, Rosalie Ferebee, Jared Allen Desamero, Hayley Hanger

The College of Business represents at the 2016 Nevada Small Business Awards

Awards will be presented to University of Nevada, Reno faculty member Dave Croasdell and alumna Randi Hecht

Dave Croasdell, Randi Hecht

'Instally' instantly wins Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

Fifth annual student entrepreneurship competition awards $50,000 first prize

Smiling winners at the Sontag

Supporting student entrepreneurs through local business connections

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship hosts speed-networking event connecting students with community entrepreneurs

Crowd at speed mentoring event

New book documents the origin of names of cities, towns, geographic features of Nevada

Former University faculty member, Mary Ansari releases new “place name” book

Mary Ansari at her book signing at LeRue Press' Annual Book Blast, held at the Sparks Museum.

New hoop houses to provide fresh produce year-round to low-income families

Six structures built as University partners with Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada

desert farming initiative hoop houses

University selected to again host the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship

The fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative

Mandela Fellows

TEDxUniversityofNevada ignites community dialogue

The sold-out event brought together more than 1,200 people to revel in a day filled with deep discussions, stimulating ideas and powerful performances

TEDxUniversityofNevada emcees, Danae Leer, a University MBA student, and Tim Grunert, an UNSOM student and past TEDxUniversityofNevada speaker, on stage at the event

2016 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition Finalists

From a Bitcoin exchange service to a new sports helmet, finalists have developed plans for new businesses that meet the needs of today

Sontag Award

University and American Citizens Global Foundation offer report on impacts of tax legislation

Survey results on consequences of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act for Americans living overseas

sonja pippin

College of Business ranks for online graduate program

U.S. News & World Report highlights the University of Nevada, Reno


Luke Tanaka named University’s Fall 2015 Herz Gold Medalist

Clark High School graduate caps academic career as top-achieving student


50 years in business: University MBA program celebrates golden anniversary

The University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business marks the anniversary with an alumni outreach effort

A collage of images showing both the construction of Ansari Business as well as students studying with old fashioned calculators

TEDxUniversityofNevada tickets on sale

Event boasts dynamic local and national speakers each with a big idea worth sharing


Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship turns ideas into action

Project-based learning and a ‘different way of thinking’ prepare University of Nevada, Reno students for business success


German exchange student at the University enjoys learning about other cultures

The Honors Program works with Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange to promote intercultural integration


The Block ‘N’ goes downtown: University Innevation Center opens

University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center, ‘Powered by Switch,’ will propel innovation, economic impact

Governor Sandoval and President Johnson

College of Business expands students’ international horizons

Academic travel courses offer insights into global economy


University welcomes Mandela Washington Fellows

Sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young business and entrepreneurial leaders attend six-week academic and leadership institute.

Mandela Washington YALI Fellows

Research project seeks views of citizens abroad on tax laws

Recently enacted tax laws for ex-pat Americans are topic of new survey; results to inform research effort.


TEDxUniversityofNevada call for speakers

Event seeks dynamic local and national speakers with a big idea worth sharing


Engineering capstone class leads to award-winning drone technology start-up


University honors 2015 Foundation Professors

Names of outstanding teaching, research honorees to be engraved in the University’s granite pillars

From left to right: University Professors Indira Chatterjee, Mark Nichols and James Kenyon

Nevada Economic Development Conference takes place at the University next week

Nevada policy makers, business community leaders and government officials will meet to discuss ongoing economic challenges and opportunities for the region


Princeton Review ranks University’s Executive MBA Program in the Top 25

Standing reflects the continued growth of the College of Business program and its dedication to students’ changing needs


University honors 2015 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 13


Strong district-level finish for IMC team

Integrated Marketing Communication group’s ‘edgy creative’ earns second place in annual competition


Small businesses indicative of the state’s recovering economy

Nevada Small Business Development Center celebrates its 30th anniversary as Nevada’s leading resource for small business


Spring break alternatives offered students a new perspective for the future

One group of University students spent time learning about K-4 literacy in northern Nevada and another explored businesses throughout Silicon Valley – even happening upon one world-renowned CEO


Grad schools, programs ranked among the nation’s best

University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 23 graduate program rankings


University’s College of Business ‘an ecosystem for entrepreneurship’

Nevada Dynamics wins $50,000 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition award

From left to right: Dave Croasdell, Charles and Ruth Hopping professor of entrepreneurship and Sontag Entrepreneurship competition director; University President Marc Johnson; Nevada Dynamics team members Zachary Carlson, Erik Edgington, MacCallister Higgins and Nolan Young; College of Engineering Dean Manos Maragakis; College of Business Dean Greg Mosier.

State demographer releases population estimates

States population growth indicates “we are coming out of the recession”


Prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship awarded to the University

The University of Nevada, Reno chosen to host African leaders furthering President Obama’s commitment to invest in the future of Africa


TEDxUniversityofNevada 2015: rave reviews from in-person and virtual attendees

In its third year, the event brought the crowd to its feet with multiple engaging speakers, performances and thought-provoking topics


Nevada Tax Policy professor named in honor of Barbara Smith Campbell

Position in the University’s College of Business will focus research efforts and classroom implementation of special topics related to Nevada tax policy


College of Business & College of Education ranked top online graduate programs

U.S. News & World Report highlights the University of Nevada, Reno


Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition announces four finalists

University startups seek to advance Bluetooth technology, Burning Man preparedness, indoor navigation systems and drones


University’s College of Business welcomes five new corporate partners

Corporate Partners help engage with and inform students about best business practices


Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5 p.m.


University named one of the Best Business Schools by the Princeton Review

The College of Business is listed as an outstanding school for academic success.


State demographer releases population projections

Nevada’s annual job growth rate is second largest in the region; Tesla to solidify northwestern Nevada’s manufacturing export base but tourism still likely the largest economic sector in the region through 2023

reno landscape

University’s Business Week preps students for life after college

Business Student Council hopes to show how business impacts every college and major on campus


Industry experts help businesses sustain

City of Reno, Nevada SBDC and Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship collaborate to host a new monthly workshop focused on small businesses


Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Ozmens Pledge $5 Million for New Center for Entrepreneurship

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship to be located in University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business


Top tier again for University of Nevada, Reno

Ranked among the nation’s “best national universities”