Campus life & athletics
Multicultural Center and others partner for Black History Month events
A movie night, trivia, on campus barbershop and a two-day series of events with Dr. Frederick Gooding are just some of what is in store for the Wolf Pack this month
Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo visits campus
Lombardo met with University faculty and students and toured various sites
Nevada takes down #22 San Diego State 75-66 to earn second consecutive ranked victory at home
Nevada Men's Basketball beats ranked teams in consecutive home games for the first time in program history.
Events of Saturday evening
I felt it was important to use this message to offer the University’s support to all of the members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community following the senseless killing of 10 people and the wounding of an additional 10 people on Saturday at a dance hall in Monterey Park.
University of Nevada, Reno celebrates the completion of the Gateway Parking Complex
The 814-space complex opened to the University community on Jan. 20
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday offers us an opportunity to think about our involvement in our community and our role in the world around us.
Victoria Gailey looks to close out legendary collegiate career heading into the spring season
Nevada Women's Golf fifth-year Victoria Gailey, looks to continue her historic success heading into the spring season of competion with three consecutive tournament wins during the fall season
College of Engineering expands leadership team to support new strategic plan
Research, workforce development and academic excellence remain top priorities
University of Nevada, Reno student travels to the White House to discuss reproductive rights
First-year student Asma Baloch attends meeting with the American Council on Education
The Nevada State Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee approved Gov. Steve Sisolak’s request that employees who participated in state-mandated furloughs from December 2020 through May 2021 be repaid these funds.
CREATE Scholar Sunshine Rodriquez
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Sunshine Rodriguez is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
Engineering confers 138 degrees at Winter Commencement
Thirty-seven graduates, Dean Erick Jones participate in Order of the Engineer ceremony.
Herz Gold Medalist Childress works to help others
Elsie Childress to receive Herz Gold Medal during Winter Commencement
Winter Commencement 2022: ‘Today we are excited about the prospect of living in a world where you lead the way’
The University held two 30th Winter Commencement Ceremonies.
Jill Tolles named Guinn Center Executive Director
Tolles to succeed Dr. Dana Bennett, who served as interim executive director since June 2022
CREATE Scholar Amelia Bryan
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Amelia Bryan is a member of the second cohort of CREATE program scholars.
Faces of the Pack: Alejandra Griswold and Kira Ewoldt
Two Liberal Arts students have been selected to present at the 2023 Writing Across Borders Conference in Norway
Winter 2022 Senior Scholars honored by University
University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize graduates with top grade-point averages
How do Native American and Indigenous students feel about higher education today?
University to collaborate on a novel study of Native students’ perceptions of higher education, incorporating an Indigenous lens with Nevada tribal communities
Tap dance, jazz, Mexican zapateado and Son Jarocho come together to tell the history of the female experience during the 1940’s Zoot Suit Riots
Pachuquísmo, created and performed by polyrhythmic dance and music ensemble, La Mezcla, will premier in Reno on Dec. 8
CREATE Scholar Omar Carillo
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” (CREATE) program. Omar Carillo is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
Christine Johnson appointed to Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names
Department of Geography professor will use her professional experience to help remedy past erasures
CREATE Scholar Tyreis Gatson
A Q-&-A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Tyreis Gatson is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
A major milestone in neuroscience research and teaching excellence
$5.3 million, NIH COBRE ‘Phase 3’ award will further advance the mission and impact of the University’s Center for Integrative Neuroscience
Welcome Dr. Sasi Pillay to the Wolf Pack Family
After a nationwide search, the University has named Dr. Sasi Pillay the new Vice President for Information Technology at the University of Nevada, Reno. His term will begin on February 1, 2023
Dr. Sasi Pillay named vice president for information technology
Former CTO at NASA to begin his term at the University in February 2023
CREATE Scholar Alexander Silveira
A Q & A with one of the scholars from the National Science Foundation-funded “Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers” program. Alexander Silveira is a member of the first cohort of CREATE program scholars.
Wijkhuijs earns Go Tech Dr. Pepper Tuition scholarship
This fifth-year student-athlete for Nevada and has earned multiple All-Mountain West honors since her freshman year in 2019
Faces of the Pack: Kari A. Emm
She successfully defended her dissertation titled “American Indian/Alaska Native Transfer Student Experiences into a Four-Year University”
New support for STEM internships and talent retention in Nevada
Funding awarded through Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development will support development of new NV STEM Workforce Internship program
...it can make ‘Home Means Nevada’ a reality for more of our graduates than ever before."
University of Nevada, Reno ASUN Pack Provisions fundraising drive to help student success
University of Nevada, Reno seeks donations for student food insecurity as part of Giving Tuesday
CREATE Scholar Jacob Gosz
A Q & A with one of the scholars from the NSF-funded "Creating Retention and Engagement for Academically Talented Engineers" program. Jacob Gosz is a member of the second cohort of CREATE program scholars.
Honoring our Veterans
November 11 is Veterans Day, which is a day for all of us to reflect, to honor and to offer our sincere appreciation to those who serve today and those who have served in the past in preserving the freedom of our nation.
#WhatsMyName Foundation provides rideshare insights to the University of Nevada, Reno
How students can be vigilant about their surroundings when using rideshares
Engineering student, former Marine reflects on lessons learned in the military
“The Marine Corps taught me how to be dedicated, confident and how to set and achieve goals.”
Three veterans share their experiences and insight
Daniella Smith, Roger Gahan and Abigail Kaplan talk about the University and what Veterans Day means to them
Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Program provides opportunities for training women entrepreneur educators in Zambia
Tiffany Young and KaPreace Young travel to Zambia to provide workshops
November is Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month, which is often referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. For more than 30 years, our country has commemorated this month as a time to celebrate the culture, achievements, and traditions of Native peoples.
EMBA student gives TEDxReno talk on importance of giving back
Liv Moore, a public relations professional in the entertainment industry, to graduate from EMBA program in 2023
Happy Nevada Day!
Our missions are intertwined; to advance learning and opportunity for the communities, state and nation we serve.
Vaccines available for students, faculty and staff
As cold and flu season approaches, the Wolf Pack is encouraged to get vaccinated
Help Protect the Pack!
We are quickly approaching the cold and flu season. Coupled with COVID-19, it is important that we protect ourselves and those around us.
Sagebrushers ep. 8: Dr. Steve Eubanks
President Brian Sandoval talks with Director of Athletic Bands Steve Eubanks about the Pride of Sierra Marching Band's plans for the coming year, Eubanks' background as a high school band director and more
NCAR-affiliate company highlighted in White House announcement
Campus-based American Battery Technology Company is one of the 20 manufacturing and processing companies receiving grant awards as part of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Through the creation of jobs and internships, (ABTC is) giving new experiences to our students and contributing to the preparedness and diversity of our future scientists and the nation."
University to host national OHRP research forum in downtown Reno
Two-day Research Community Forum offers collaborative workshops and expert presenters to advance the protection of human research subjects
Secure email login comes to University of Nevada, Reno
Multifactor authentication begins Nov. 1 for faculty and staff to protect from cyberattacks
A federal appeals court in Louisiana ordered a lower court review of the Biden Administration revisions to the DACA program. Current DACA recipients are protected, but the order has led to uncertainty around the program.
Update regarding "premium holiday" for PEBP members
At the June 11, 2021 PEBP Board meeting, the Board voted that participants would receive the premium holiday in October 2021 and October 2022.
Unprecedented Laminar Soil Box System demonstrates state-of-the-art design and engineering expertise
College of Engineering team answers the call – yet again – to design an experimental facility to advance seismic safety and resilience of buildings, structures, systems
Wolf Pack at Work: Shay Jordan, Kayleigh Broadway and JaJa Chang
Child and Family Research Center student employees incorporate what they are learning in class into their job and life
Happy 148th Birthday to the University of Nevada, Reno
On October 12, 1874, the University of Nevada opened its doors to seven students in Elko, Nevada.
Indigenous futures in the era of climate displacement
Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses Indigenous knowledge for climate justice with upcoming talk
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Today marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which we commemorate on our campus and throughout our community.
Faces of the Pack: Megha Malik selected to present research at international conference
Liberal Arts student receives Nevada Undergraduate Research Award to study the human-elephant-conflict in Sri Lanka
University of Nevada, Reno receives First-gen Forward Advisory Institution designation
National honor recognizes commitment to first-generation student success
Nevada Athletics Mental Health Initiative aims to make new program one of the best in the country
Andre Agassi Foundation for Education supports mental health initiative for student-athletes
Importance of the mental well-being of the Wolf Pack family
We are the Wolf Pack Family, which means that we must look out for one another and check in with each other regularly.
State of the University: ‘We are a University that is rising’
During his second “State of the University” address, President Brian Sandoval talked about the challenges, and the opportunities, facing the University in the coming year
Offering care, attention and support for our Iranian students, faculty and staff
As an institution, we must come together in offering our care, attention and support for our students, faculty and staff who are from Iran.
The heart work and hard work of a career in social justice
Journalism alumna Maritza Perez elected president of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Faces of the Pack: Isabel Peñaloza Araujo
As a first-generation Latina in mining, Isabel Peñaloza Araujo feels proud of her accomplishments, especially as an international student in the U.S. She is well on her way to accomplishing plenty more
Nevada Wolf Pack Athletics celebrates Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month
Members of the Nevada Women's Soccer team kick off the celebration with a video on what this month means to them
State of the University address 2022: Wolf Pack Rising
President Brian Sandoval will touch on a number of University achievements, discuss institutional priorities and speak about the recently completed University Strategic Plan
Faces of the Pack: Micah Lilo brings STEM skills to the football field and the lab
Wolf Pack linebacker receives Undergraduate Research funding to investigate energy-saving dynamic windows
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month
Throughout this month, we will be honoring and celebrating the historically significant and ongoing achievements of the members of the Hispanic and Latino/a/x/e community.
Golden Scholars Program provides guidance and support
For first-generation college students in the College of Science, a support system has reemerged
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
Mountain West Men's Basketball schedule announced
The Pack will play nine at home, beginning with Dec. 28's contest against the Broncos, and nine on the road games in the 18-game slate
Mountain West releases 2022-23 women’s basketball slate
Opponents coming to the Lawlor Events Center include defending Mountain West champions UNLV along with 2022 Women's National Invitational Tournament teams Wyoming, Air Force and New Mexico
Balancing college and a career
Journalism student Chloe Cross gives her advice on managing classes and a full-time job
Get your free tickets and Pack the Mack!
For this Saturday’s football game at Mackay Stadium, each member of our faculty and staff has the opportunity to receive up to four free tickets and a “Pack Snack.”
Wolf Pack football returns to Mackay on Saturday!
Come show your support for our team, and join the Wolf Pack in Mackay Stadium.
Skiing returns to Nevada Athletics
Skiing will make its return to the Nevada Athletics varsity lineup in the 2022-23 athletic season.
University of Nevada, Reno and Bird partner on shared mobility
University allows Bird scooters on campus
Faces of the Pack: Jennifer Clayton discovers fascination for autonomous robotics
First-generation student finds vast opportunity through mentorships, research experiences and the University community
Welcome back to campus
We are all excited about the fall semester and the enthusiasm and hope it brings to our campus community.
Peggy Bohn recognized as the Nevada Veteran Employee of the Month for July 2022
Bohn currently works in the University’s Real Estate Office
Sagebrushers ep. 6: Coach Ken Wilson
President Brian Sandoval talks with Nevada Wolf Pack Football Coach Ken Wilson about Wilson's decision to return to Nevada, his plans for the program and more.
Wolf Pack Football welcomes Chris Ault Field Sponsored by ITS Logistics
ITS Logistics provides generous gift to replace turf at Mackay Stadium
University’s NevadaFIT begins with move-in Aug. 18 and events all weekend
Academic ‘Freshman Intensive Transition’ program features iPad distribution, Opening Ceremony in Mackay Stadium
University of Nevada, Reno to reopen Argenta Hall for fall 2022 semester
The residence hall has been receiving building updates since July 2019
7 faculty members receive CAREER Awards in support of early-career success
With the latest round of this prestigious NSF award, the University’s community of faculty-recipients grows
Artificial light pollution raises concern for human and wildlife wellbeing
Biology associate professor receives NSF CAREER Award to investigate health and behavioral effects of light pollution on wild birds
Digital Wolf Pack Initiative student wins Worldwide Student App Development Challenge
Provost's office leads collaboration with iPad initiative
Earthquake research, commitment to students recognized
Civil engineering professor Keri Ryan has been named McKenzie Professor.
Pack Provisions named creative food pantry by Food Bank of Northern Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno’s food pantry earns award for annual assessment
Wolves on Wheels: Elizabeth Koebele
Associate Professor Elizabeth Koebele on bike commuting, racing and expanding gender and racial equity in cycling.
Sagebrushers ep. 5: Dionne Stanfill and Bayla Fitzpatrick
President Brian Sandoval talks with the ASUN president and vice president about why they chose to study at the University, what goals they plan to accomplish this year and more.
Understanding marginalized experiences to actively implement research
Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Research mentor Dr. Sarah Mitchell sheds lighton the significance of research regarding marginalized identities
Sharing global LGBTQIA+ perspectives on media
Journalism professor examines social media’s impact on LGBTQIA+ activism
LGBTQ studies minor added to University of Nevada, Reno curriculum
Gender, Race & Identity Department Chair Dr. Emily Hobson discusses the department’s recent expansion
Daphne Hooper: New director of community Indigenous relations
Hooper highlights her goals in her position and what she has been working on since being hired
Dr. Paul Hauptman, M.D., named dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Renown Health
Paul. J. Hauptman, M.D. named Dean of University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Dr. Hauptman, nationally recognized for his work in cardiac care, will also serve as Chief Academic Officer of Renown Health.
Journalism alumna shining the light of truth through reporting
Taylor Johnson is working as a summer equality intern at Bloomberg
COLA and merit update
In every way, the University appreciates and is very grateful for the achievements and accomplishments that you have all contributed to over this past year.
University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University reach milestone
The stunning location and the 50-plus year legacy of Sierra Nevada University will be preserved as the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe!
University of Nevada, Reno names Dr. Erick Jones dean of the College of Engineering
Jones is a senior science advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist at the U.S. State Department
Dr. Erick Jones named Dean of the College of Engineering
An internationally recognized researcher in industrial manufacturing and systems engineering, his career over the past 25 years has spanned industry, government and academia.
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
University scientists conduct, shed light on microbiome research to help impoverished children grow
Changing children’s digestive tract microbes key to reducing disease, improving health
Sagebrushers ep. 4: Markie Wilder
President Brian Sandoval talks with Coordinator of Indigenous Student Services Markie Wilder about supporting Native American students on campus, advocating for Nevada's tuition waiver, playing basketball for the Nevada Wolf Pack and more.
Guinn Center announces Dr. Dana Bennett as interim executive director
Bennett to succeed Dale Erquiaga, who was named acting chancellor of NSHE
Artown on the Quad: Four performances happening in July on the University’s campus
Free performances open to the public
Wolves on Wheels: Emily Hobson
Learn how bikes can help change the world (and other reasons Chair of the Department of Gender, Race, and Identity Emily Hobson rides a bike). Got your own bike story? Share it with us!
Public health highlight: Veronika Scavacini
Veronika Scavacini is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ and Latine communities and has dedicated their career to addressing health disparities through the lens of economics
‘Queering STEM Culture’ set to publish June 28
Engineering professor co-edits book exploring experiences of queer and trans community and their allies in post-secondary STEM settings.
University students and professor travel to annual German Marshall Fund in Brussels
University-funded trip allows group to witness and participate in global policy development
Innevation Center to host gener8tor Reno-Tahoe Accelerator Program 2022
Applications open for accelerator offering connections and $100K investment to high-growth startups
Environmental science student-researcher wins Regents’ award for notable accomplishments
Nicole Choma reflects on how experiences in undergraduate research, marching band and other scholarly activities have enhanced her college journey
On Juneteenth, let us all continue to learn more about this date’s historic and meaningful significance, as we stand with the members of our Black community in achieving the promise of equality and justice.
DACA Ten Year Anniversary
Today is a very important date, marking the 10-year anniversary of the DACA policy. We are extremely proud of, and stand with, our DACA students and their families.
School of Public Health celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion
School's DEI committee shares how students, faculty and staff can access DEI resources
Wolves on Wheels: Alex Vanderhoff
Avid mountain biker Alex Vanderhoff shares her love of local trails. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
June is Pride Month
The University stands with the LGBTQIA+ community and supports all of its members.
Accomplished professor wins University’s Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award
Mae Gustin sets example for prioritizing student safety in labs with chemicals
Banner year for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards
An all-time high of 13 student-awardees affiliated with the University of Nevada, Reno receive the prestigious NSF fellowship
Sagebrushers ep. 3: Teaching Professor Sarah Cummings
Join host President Brian Sandoval as he and Director of Advancements in Teaching Excellence and award-winning Teaching Professor Sarah Cummings talk about teaching, sustainable chemistry, Wolf Pack Athletics and more
Jewish Heritage Month
On our campus, our students, faculty and staff who are Jewish American play an indispensable role in the achievements of our great university.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
As we raise awareness and celebrate achievements, we must also support all future efforts for equity and acceptance for the members of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Wolf Pack claims seven medals at Mountain West Track and Field Championships
Nevada Women’s Track and Field finished in fourth place at the meet
High schools and teachers – and University – benefit from concurrent enrollment
Pilot program gives 450 high school students a fast start toward earning a college degree
Wolves on Wheels: Carlos Ramirez-Reyes
Both a bike commuter and a bike camper, Ramirez-Reyes shares his favorite experiences on two wheels. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
Quim Vidal Mora and A.J. Lintunen guide the Wolf Pack to ninth in NCAA Regional
Nevada Men’s Golf did not finish outside the top 10 in any single tournament this season and competed in its fourth straight NCAA Regional
Tragedy in Buffalo, N.Y.
Words cannot begin to express the shock, horror and grief that we all felt over the weekend when we learned of the murderous rampage in Buffalo, N.Y.
Nevada receives $20 million National Science Foundation research award for fire science
NSF EPSCoR investment will increase capacity for wildland fire research, education, and workforce development
Hallowed ground: Spring Commencement returns to the Quad
More than 3,000 degrees were conferred over three days on the University's historic Quadrangle, where ceremonies were held for the first time since 2019
Two campuses, one common cause
The past academic year has seen collaboration and teamwork mark the SNU-UNR transition
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
Concluding the 2021-22 academic year
Congratulations to all of our students, faculty and staff for a memorable and successful academic year. The commitment you have demonstrated to one another is inspiring.
Sommerfeld leads Pack trio in heptathlon
Anna Maria Sommerfeld led the trio of Pack athletes on Day 1, sitting in sixth place. Hanah Smrt closed the day in eighth and Kate Kadrmas in ninth
University honors its best at 'Honor the Best'
The past year's achievements by students, faculty and staff honored at annual ceremony
First-generation student becomes first at University to earn prestigious fellowship
After a new start at the University of Nevada, Reno, Arturo Macías Franco is using his voice to advocate for others
Nevada Men’s Golf Clinches Fourth Straight NCAA Regional Berth
The Wolf Pack will compete in the Stockton Regional from May 16-18 at Reserve Spanos Park.
Nevada faces No. 13 USC in NCAA Tournament first round
Nevada Men's Tennis will begin play in its first NCAA Tournament at No. 13 overall seed USC. First serve at Marks Stadium is scheduled for Friday, May 6, at 1 p.m.
Digital Wolf Pack Initiative expands, providing iPads to incoming freshmen and transfer students
Provost's office leads collaboration with Apple for iPads
New program aims to improve access to support for children with autism in Kenya
The course will be available to University students this fall
Men’s Tennis claims Mountain West outright title
Wolf Pack win first Mountain West regular season title and the first conference title since 1982
Sagebrushers ep. 2: Dean Manos Maragakis
Join your host President Brian Sandoval as he talks with Dean of the College of Engineering Manos Maragakis about running, stepping down from his role and into the faculty, and his favorite times on campus
Undergraduate researcher and McNair Scholar reflects on impressive academic journey
Experience in Undergraduate Research and McNair Scholars Program leads to NSF graduate fellowship award for CABNR student
Leah John and Victoria Gailey earn individual berths into NCAA Championship
This will be the first time in program history that the team has had two golfers make the NCAA Regionals as individuals
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
Healthy Minds Study: understanding mental health on campus
The Healthy Minds Study survey was recently sent out to students and, for the first time, faculty and staff at the University – check your inbox!
New summer camp aims to help American Indian youth get college ready
Extension is hosting the first American Indian/Alaska Native College Prep Camp this June
Denim Day is part of a global movement to expose harmful behaviors and attitudes surrounding sexual assault. I encourage all of you to wear denim on Wednesday, April 27, in support of Denim Day.
University’s 10th annual College Day pep rally encourages middle-school students to go to college
University of Nevada, Reno and Clayton Middle School partnership promotes enthusiasm for future learning
"If I hid behind my mask, would they still see me?"
Xueying Zheng, Jocelyn Simmons and S. Lucile Purnell delivered their award-winning speeches at the start of the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit
Earth Day is Every Day
Today is Earth Day, and the University acknowledges that we are all citizens of the world – and that we all have an important role in preserving our planet for future generations.
Nicola Ader Earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week
Ader broke the school record in the Heptathlon
Wolves on Wheels: Joanna Trieger
Dedicated bike commuter Joanna Trieger shares her favorite "parking" spot. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
Troy Morris is the Employee Veteran of the Month for the State of Nevada for March 2022
Facilities Supervisor Troy Morris is a valued member of the Wolf Pack community and has a hand in nearly every event that takes place on campus.
Undergraduate researchers prepare for Wolf Pack Discoveries
Faculty mentors and student awardees provide insight to the rewarding experience of University-supported research, scholarly and creative activities
Wolf Pack Weekend details and information
The Nevada football team is set for the Battle Born Showdown. Men's tennis plays SDSU. Women's soccer plays Lake Tahoe CC. And softball plays New Mexico.
You earns Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year
Jian Li You earned her seventh Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year honor
In an effort to acknowledge and to build upon the culture of support at our University, I am happy to announce the Wolf Pack Wellbeing Week will be held April 18-22.
Waiters to represent Team USA in the 24th Summer DeafLympics
Nevada Senior Kyla Waiters has been selected to represent the USA dear volleyball team
Gaming app will help faculty navigate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)
Engineering professor Kelly Cross receives CAREER grant to survey engineering faculty about their beliefs and values about DEI and to develop gaming tool to coach faculty in responding to DEI situations.
Wolves on Wheels: Tom Albright
Read about Associate Professor of Geography Tom Albright's adventures on a bicycle. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
Computer science & engineering students will showcase Capstone projects April 29
View design projects created by graduating seniors at CSE Innovation Day.
Wolves on Wheels: Jennifer Kent
Read about Jennifer Kent's love of bicycling to campus with her daughter. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
Welcome to the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit
President Brian Sandoval's opening remarks from the Northern Nevada Diversity Summit the morning of April 6, 2022
University Initiative Brings Spanish-Speaking Students and their Second Language to the Medical Field
Community of Bilingual English-Spanish Speakers furthers the future of our healthcare
Victoria Gailey Finishes in Third-Place at Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
Gailey led Nevada Women’s Golf to a Fourth Place Finish overall in Arizona
University awarded for outstanding comprehensive safety program
Dedicated teamwork and resource-efficient initiatives secured the American Chemical Society award for the second time
Nevada Football Set for Battle Born Showdown April 23
Join Nevada Football at Mackay Stadium for our annual Spring Game at 6 p.m.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX for Women's History Month
Title IX Coordinator Maria Doucettperry answers questions about Title IX and the importance of policies like it
Bill Nye the Science Guy comes to Reno April 2
University of Nevada, Reno brings popular scientist-entertainer to the Reno Events Center
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
Peyton Callens of Nevada Men’s Golf wins first career championship
Nevada continues its dominant play this season with another top-seven finish. This is the third time the Pack has finished second this year and the eighth time it has finished in the top seven through eight tournaments during the 2021-22 season.
Aging Appreciation Week: Gerontology Academic Program offers events for everyone
Explore the joy, challenges and humanity of aging today as part of Aging Appreciation Week, April 4 to 6, 2022
'Unless the pass is closed, we will be there'
How Luella Lillly became one of the greatest administrators and coaches the University has ever seen
Materials science and engineering student wins big at international conference
Sydney Fields won best poster award at her first conference, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2022 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Path to Independence highlighted on Anthem award-winning podcast
Autism Goes to College wins Gold as seventh episode looks at University program for students with disabilities
Nevada Men’s Cross Country Earns Personal Bests at Bob Larsen Distance Carnival
The Nevada Wolf Pack men's cross country team competed at the Bob Larsen Distance Carnival March 25
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
Official launch of "Sagebrushers" podcast
The idea behind “Sagebrushers” is to highlight the stories of the people, events and history that make our University great.
Sagebrushers podcast: Tales from The Wolf Pack Way
President Brian Sandoval hosts the new podcast from the University of Nevada, Reno, launching on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more March 29
Updates regarding Sierra Nevada University
The cohesive and collaborative work of the team, both on-site in Incline Village and here on our campus in Reno has been extraordinary.
University-grown meat and produce now available to those in need through on-campus food pantry
Pack Provisions partners with Wolf Pack Meats and Desert Farming Initiative to provide ground beef, fruits and vegetables year round
NSF CAREER Award paves the way for breakthroughs in science by eliminating data transfer bottlenecks
Engin Arslan’s research will bolster next-generation, data intensive applications by designing a new scalable and reliable data transfer framework.
Nicola Ader earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week
Ader earns this honor with her first place finish in the high jump
Grand (re)Opening of the Pillsbury Graduate Quiet Study (MIKC 500)
Graduate Research Assistant and Internal Vice President of the Graduate Student Association Taissa K. Lytchenko talks about the dedicated study space for graduate students
Women’s Golf to host inaugural Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament
The Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament benefiting Nevada Women's Golf will be on Monday, May 23rd at Somersett Country Club
Nevada earns Mountain West SAAC Community Service Award
It is the fifth time in the past eight years that Nevada has earned the award
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
University's logging sports team cuts its way to victory
Nevada Loggers win big at largest forest conference and exhibition in the West
Cambridge Jr., Sherfield of Nevada Men’s Basketball named to All-Mountain West Third Team
Each player earned an All-Mountain West honor for the second year in a row
Fall 2021 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards
Award recipients are recognized for their outstanding instruction and for creating positive learning environments
Sophomore Isabella Pfeiffer is participating in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program
German exchange student gains self-confidence and independence while studying at the University
Blue Tie Ball announced for April 22
The Blue Tie Ball returns in 2022, as Nevada Athletics will host the 11th edition of the event Friday, April 22, at The Peppermill Resort and Casino
Thank you for all you do
National Employee Appreciation Day is a time for us to show appreciation for the achievements and contributions that are made by employees throughout the country.
DePolo of Nevada Swim and Dive qualifies for NCAA Championships
Nevada swimmer Donna dePolo has qualified to compete at the 2022 NCAA Championships for the second year in a row
Nevada Lands 61 to Academic All-Mountain West list
University of Nevada, Reno had 61 student-athletes named to the Fall 2021 Academic All-Mountain West List
Ben Hazard, the first Black professor at the University of Nevada, Reno
“I want to make sure that by being the first Black professor I also will not be the last.”
Girls and engineering are the focus of outreach event
College of Engineering works to inspire young minds at Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Feb. 24.
Honoring Women's History Month
Our University has a long and proud history of women – students, faculty, staff and alumni – whose examples have furthered the lives of women.
Health, is it equal for all?
Whole groups of people can face significant obstacles to maintaining good health, often because of specific genetic, social or economic factors
Faces of the Pack: Blesethe West challenges herself by pursuing Undergraduate Research
Pack Research Experience Program and valuable faculty mentorship provide opportunities for first-year pre-med student to get out of her comfort zone
Men’s & women’s basketball welcome donor-funded locker room building
Single-largest gift in Athletics history supports stand-alone locker rooms and team lounges to be completed by early 2024
Nevada Swim and Dive claim All-Conference awards
After a second-place finish at the Mountain West Championships, the Nevada swim and dive team claimed 28 individual and three relay All-Conference team awards
From the Silver & Blue to the Red, White & Blue
Krysta Palmer ’16 brings home the bronze from Tokyo Olympic Games
Faces of the Pack: Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell reflects on her time at the University
"Go after your dreams and don’t doubt your intellect, ability and motivation to complete your goals in life. You can do it!"
Celebrating the achievements of Colin Kaepernick
Colin’s achievements in the service of a better society are at the heart of the Wolf Pack Way
Further guidance regarding masks on campus
It is important to note that the University cannot implement its own mask mandate.
Nevada Football announces 2022 schedule
The Pack begins a new season led by Head Coach Ken Wilson, with an exciting 2022 schedule on the horizon which includes home games against Texas State, Incarnate Word, Colorado State, San Diego State, Boise State and Fresno State
Leah John earns first career win, Nevada Women’s Golf finishes second at The Show
Leah John made some big pars to close out the third round and hold on to earn her first-career win at The Show at Spanish Trail. The Nevada women's golf team finished second with a score of nine over
Super Bowl journey: Austin and Madison Corbett remain two Wolf Pack superstars
Two Wolf Pack greats, one in football and one in volleyball, made their time at the University truly matter
Honoring Black History Month
Black History Month is a time for sincere appreciation for the lasting contributions members of the Black/African-American community have made to our society.
Young women in science
The STEM Sisters is a program associate biology professor Jamie Voyles started to encourage girls to explore the possibility of a STEM career.
COVID-19 update on face coverings
Based upon legal guidance provided by NSHE, our University is lifting our campus mask mandate effective immediately.
University's 2023-2027 Strategic Plan review opportunity
The 2023-2027 Strategic Plan is still in draft form but is now available to the University community for review.
Carson Strong, Romeo Doubs, Cole Turner invited to NFL Draft combine
Carson Strong is one of 15 quarterbacks, Romeo Doubs is one of 40 wide receivers, and Cole Turner is one of 21 tight ends who will work out in front of NFL scouts and team officials at the 2022 combine
The Nevada Career Studio's Spring Career Fairs
The Nevada Career Studio is hosting Spring Career Fairs on Feb. 16 and 17.
NSHE wants to hear from you
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has asked for you to share your perspectives and thoughts as they work to build their strategic plan for the future of NSHE.
Tyler Bosetti named NCBWA preseason Third Team All-American
Bosetti is coming off a dominant junior campaign where he earned Second-Team All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and ABCA/Rawlings to go along with All-Mountain West First Team accolades
Writing for representation: Vibrant Voices
Journalism student establishes a club to advocate for underrepresented groups
A decade of mentorship at the Disability Resource Center
The DRC’s Peer Mentor Program has been helping first-year students acclimate to life at the University and navigate the services available for students with disabilities for 10 years
Nevada Football announces 2022 signing class
Nevada football, led by Head Coach Ken Wilson, inked 22 student-athletes to complete its 2022 signing class
Nevada Swim and Dive receive CSCAA Scholar All-American Team Honors
The Nevada swim and dive team earned a cumulative team GPA of 3.40 in the 2020 fall semester
University to terminate contract with Northshore Clinical Laboratories
The University terminated its contract with Northshore Clinical Laboratories due to our institution’s dissatisfaction with Northshore’s service in helping to conduct on-campus COVID-19 testing for our students, faculty and staff.
N95 respirators available
We are pleased to announce that the University is now in possession of a first shipment of 10,000 N95 respirators of a 20,000-N95 order that was made earlier this month.
Satchel Benn named Mountain West Player of the Week
Benn went 4-1 over Nevada's three duals in Spokane last weekend, going 2-0 in doubles play and 2-1 in singles action
Wolf Pack to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Wolf Pack Athletics and Girls on the Run-Sierras will again join forces to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Anastasia Luneva and Mariana Campino of Nevada Women’s Tennis Sweep Mountain West Weekly Honors
Nevada women's tennis, fresh off of a 2-0 season-opening weekend, swept the Mountain West weekly honors with wins over Biola and UC Riverside
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
Announcing the TechWise Program
Our University is one of five colleges, and one of three four-year universities in the nation to be selected to participate in TechWise, an equity and inclusion program designed by TalentSprint and supported by Google.
Juan Batalla named Mountain West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week
Batalla went 4-0, with two matches unfinished, in doubles and singles play over Nevada's 3-0 opening weekend
Welcome to the Spring 2022 semester
For more than 20 months now, the sacrifices that you have all made, compassion you’ve shown one another and your undaunted determination have furthered our academic mission in the face of extreme challenge.
Nevada Softball hosts Texas Hold’em Tournament
The Nevada softball team is set to host its inaugural Texas Hold'em Tournament, presented by Big Valley Honda
Baseball season tickets on sale
Nevada baseball season ticket renewals and new purchases are now available for the 2022 season
University updates as we approach the start of the spring semester
We are preparing for a spring semester that includes in-person instruction and in-person operations (programs and services).
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
Head Coach Ken Wilson announces additions to Nevada Football coaching staff
Five assistant coaches were officially added to the coaching staff
Nevada Softball releases 2022 schedule
Nevada's 52 game slate includes five away tournaments and 24 conference games in the season
Nevada Women's Basketball opens conference play with win over Air Force
Nevada opened Mountain West league play with a win over Air Force Tuesday night at Lawlor Events Center
Pack winning streak ends at with Kansas
Nevada fought gamely, but saw its season-best five-game winning streak snapped in Wednesday's 88-61 loss at No. 6/6 Kansas
From Dean to Coach and now the Wolf Pack’s ‘Dean-Coach’
College of Education and Human Development Dean Don Easton-Brooks joins the Wolf Pack on the football field
Monumental step in bringing University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University together
The Executive Committee of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has voted to approve the proposal for the University's acquisition of Sierra Nevada University (SNU).
Proposal for University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University transaction approved by accrediting body
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities votes to approve the agreement, contingent upon U.S. Dept. of Education approval
Faces of the Pack: Shawn Thomas is the 2021 Kenneth Lutterman Award recipient
Ph.D. candidate in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Health program with a focus on public health is identifying protective influences for substance use behaviors among populations at risk.
Nevada Takes On Western Michigan in Quick Lane Bowl
The Quick Lane Bowl will be broadcast on ESPN at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday December 27 at 8 a.m. PT
Top stories of 2021: University experts helped provide fact-based COVID knowledge
The good news was that Nevada Today readers increasingly turned to site for news they could use
Baseball Placed in Collegiate Baseball’s Top 50
Collegiate Baseball released its 2022 preseason poll with Nevada ranked 50th heading into the season. Nevada is the only Mountain West program named to the Top 50.
University again recognized as a top research university
I cannot praise enough the work and dedication of our faculty, staff and students in the achievement of this latest University milestone.
University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Las Vegas recognized as two of the nation’s top research universities by Carnegie
Both Universities recieved R1 status in 2018
Nevada signs three to start Early Signing Period
Nevada Football signed three student-athletes to National Letters of Intent on the first day of the Early Signing Period
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
Wolf Pack Discoveries highlights student research, scholarly and creative activities
Several University programs organize new collaborative symposium to showcase work of more than 100 undergraduate students
Thompson appointed Executive Vice-President, Provost at University of Nevada, Reno
Selection came after national search to fill the position
Jeff Thompson named Executive Vice President and Provost
I am pleased to announce that Jeff Thompson, a longtime faculty member and college and campus administrator, has been named Executive Vice President and Provost of our University.
Nevada names Ken Wilson new Head Football Coach
Wilson brings over two decades experience on the Nevada coaching staff and in administration to his position as Nevada Football's 27th head coach
Dreams realized, history made during Winter Commencement
For the first time in the nearly 30 years of Winter Commencement, two ceremonies were held
Audrey Roden of Women’s Basketball named Freshman of the Week
Roden registered a career-high 22 points while adding three rebounds and a steal in the Pack's victory at Pacific
Wolf Pack bound for Quick Lane Bowl
Representing the Mountain West Conference, Nevada Football competes in bowl for fourth consecutive season. Join the Pack in Detroit!
Nevada Athletics sets graduation success rate record
Nevada student-athletes set a department record with a graduation rate of 89 percent
End of our Fall 2021 semester
I wish to express the University’s gratitude for the exemplary work and empathetic actions of so many that have characterized our fall 2021 semester.
Orvis School of Nursing student accepted into U.S. Navy Nurse Candidate Program
Lindsay Zieschang graduates with her BSN in December and then immediately goes on to complete an 8-year service as a nurse in the U.S. Navy
4th Annual Campus Accessibility Forum: "The University has come a long way"
The 2021 Annual Campus Accessibility Forum will take place Dec. 8 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and will include an array of presenters from across the University
Baseball releases 2022 schedule
The reigning Mountain West Conference Champions features 21 home games
Ken Coll serves as chair-elect of WestEd, prestigious educational non-profit
University professor and former dean is first Nevadan to serve as chair in more than a decade
Nevada Athletics announces Black Friday, Cyber Monday ticket deals
Select men's and women's basketball contests will go on sale Friday, Nov. 26, at 8 a.m. PT
Audrey Roden named Mountain West Freshman of the Week
Roden scored 14 of her 17 points in the first half, including knocking down three three-pointers
More gender-inclusive restrooms to be added to campus
Effort will make 72 gender-inclusive restrooms publicly accessible for the comfort of Wolf Pack community members
ASUN Pack Provisions fundraising drive to help student success
University of Nevada, Reno seeks donations for student food insecurity as part of Giving Tuesday
Nevada Athletics supports Northern Nevada Food Drive
Nevada Athletics and SAAC have collaborated to host an on-campus food drive during football and men's and women's basketball games
Tierney Wolfgram individual qualifier for NCAA Nationals
Wolfgram, who finished second overall in the women's 6k at the NCAA Mountain Regional, secured a place at the NCAA Nationals in Tallahassee with her time of 20:20.4
'I definitely got more out of my service than anything I could've ever expected'
As Veteran's Day approaches, University veterans reflect on service, studies and the future
Women’s Basketball home opener game preview
Nevada tips off its 2021-22 season with a home game against the Saint Mary's Gaels
Carson Strong Named Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist
Help cast your vote for Carson Strong on social media like the original Davey O'Brien Award post highlighting Strong
Faces of the Pack: Yareli Navarro Chavez finds first-generation opportunities through Undergraduate Research
Pack Research Experience Program and TRIO STEM Scholars offer mentorship and sense of belonging to sophomore pre-med student
Graduate of the Pack: Connor Billman, International Agriculture Education Fellowship Program fellow
Empowering youth and elevating small-holder farmers through agricultural science
Faces of the Pack: Luke Miers
University freshman Luke Miers represented the USA at the Snowshoe MTB World Cup
Emily Rich Named to the Conference All-Newcomer Team
Rich led the team in points, goals, and assists during the year as a Freshman