Campus life & athletics

Happy Holidays Wolf Pack

President Sandoval shares well wishes for the holiday season

12/21/2022

Furlough repayments

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.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
12/16/2022

Celebrating Chanukah with UNR

Side by side: The Libersohns, Rochel and Rabbi Dani, post with their child outdoors and Anza Jarschke's headshot.
12/14/2022

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.

Sunshine Rodriguez, seen from the waist up, standing outside.
12/14/2022

Faces of the Pack: Alejandro Robles

Senior spotlight from the College of Science

Man wearing blue collared UNR College of Science shirt. Background is the Knowledge Center and a blue sky.
12/12/2022

Engineering confers 138 degrees at Winter Commencement

Thirty-seven graduates, Dean Erick Jones participate in Order of the Engineer ceremony.

Two male students in cap and gown attire seated indoors next to a banner that reads "Engineering."
12/12/2022

Herz Gold Medalist Childress works to help others

Elsie Childress to receive Herz Gold Medal during Winter Commencement

Elsie Childress stands in a field in Nevada regalia.
12/12/2022

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.

Graduates from the winter 2022 commencement ceremony look at the main stage at Lawlor as the ceremony begins.
12/12/2022

Jill Tolles named Guinn Center Executive Director

Tolles to succeed Dr. Dana Bennett, who served as interim executive director since June 2022

Headshot of Jill Tolles imposed upon a background image of the UNR campus.
12/8/2022

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.  

Amelia Bryan, shown from the waist up, standing outside.
12/7/2022

21 Student-athletes will graduate this winter

Wolfie the mascot points at the camera while standing on the Nevada football field.
12/6/2022

Faces of the Pack: Alejandra Griswold and Kira Ewoldt

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

Headshots of Alejandra Griswold (left) and Kira Ewoldt (right).
12/6/2022

Winter 2022 Senior Scholars honored by University

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

Morrill Hall from the quad.
12/5/2022

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

Four women dressed in traditional Native American outfits sit in a ballroom holding instruments smiling at the camera..
12/5/2022

Why we celebrate International LGBTQIA+ STEM Day

Headshot of Vivian Rosas outdoors
12/2/2022

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

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

Members of La Mezcla posing in the House of Breaks located in San Francisco, Calif.
11/30/2022

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. 

Portrait of Omar Carillo, shown from the chest up, standing outside.
11/29/2022

Pesa Natumusuano'o Year (A Good Growing Year)

Headshot of Lance Owyhee
11/28/2022

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

A headshot of Christine Johnson.
11/22/2022

Truthsgiving 2022

Headshot of Anza Jarschke
11/22/2022

Run with it

Alejandra Griswold poses inside the cockpit of a small, yellow airplane.
11/21/2022

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.

Tyreis Gatson standing outside, shown from the chest up, with a building in the background.
11/21/2022

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

A representative of Siemens and the University's neuroscience imaging director confer as an fMRI is conducted.
11/17/2022

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

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
11/17/2022

Dr. Sasi Pillay named vice president for information technology

Former CTO at NASA to begin his term at the University in February 2023

Dr. Sasi Pillay sits at a desk in a suit next to awards for CIO and ORBiE.
11/17/2022

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.

Alexander Silviera smiling, standing outside wearing a Nevada Engineering t-shirt.
11/17/2022

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

Josien Wijkhuijs dives off the block in swim meet
11/16/2022

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”

Kari Emm
11/16/2022

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."

11/15/2022

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

A room with a sink and shelves. On the counter are bananas in pile. On the shelves are canned food items.
11/15/2022

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.

Jacob Gosz standing outdoors, grass and building in the background, shown from the chest up.
11/14/2022

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.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
11/10/2022

#WhatsMyName Foundation provides rideshare insights to the University of Nevada, Reno

How students can be vigilant about their surroundings when using rideshares

Red, black and white sign (with acronym S.A.M.I.) posted on pole in front of brown building with blue sky in the background.
11/10/2022

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.”

Lexa Baldwin portrait from waist up standing against a wall
11/10/2022

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

The front of the Pennington Student Achievement Center with two students sitting in the grass and several students walking behind them.
11/9/2022

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

Tiffany Young and KaPreace Young handing out snacks to the kids at Best Buddies School
11/9/2022

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.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
11/7/2022

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

Liv Moore gives her talk on the TEDxReno stage.
11/3/2022

Happy Nevada Day!

Our missions are intertwined; to advance learning and opportunity for the communities, state and nation we serve.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas President, Keith Whitfield, and University of Nevada, Reno President, Brian Sandoval stand next to each other with each university's logo between them and the words "A joint message in celebration of Nevada Day" in between them.
10/27/2022

Vaccines available for students, faculty and staff

As cold and flu season approaches, the Wolf Pack is encouraged to get vaccinated

10/26/2022

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.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
10/26/2022

Sagebrushers ep. 8: Dr. Steve Eubanks

President Brian Sandoval talks with Director of Athletic Bands Steve Eubanks about the Pride of Sierra Marching Band's plans for the coming year, Eubanks' background as a high school band director and more

President Brian Sandoval and Dr. Steve Eubanks smile while sitting next to each other in the recording space
10/26/2022

Día de los Muertos Celebration at the Joe Crowley Student Union

Free community event Oct. 30

child poses at day of the dead celebration
10/21/2022

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."

10/21/2022

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

Researcher with human research subject.
10/20/2022

Secure email login comes to University of Nevada, Reno

Multifactor authentication begins Nov. 1 for faculty and staff to protect from cyberattacks

red bushes by achievement center
10/19/2022

DACA update

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.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
10/14/2022

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.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
10/14/2022

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

8 faculty members stand in front of the Soil Box System in the Large-Scale Structures Laboratory.
10/13/2022

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

Student workers Shay, Kayleigh and JaJa
10/12/2022

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.

University mascots, Alphie, Luna, and Wolfie Jr., wear Nevada jerseys and celebrate around a birthday cake.
10/12/2022

Indigenous futures in the era of climate displacement

Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses Indigenous knowledge for climate justice with upcoming talk

Watercolor painting by James Gayles of a boy looking up at a blue ancestral man.
10/10/2022

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which we commemorate on our campus and throughout our community.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
10/10/2022

Faces of the Pack: Megha Malik selected to present research at international conference

Liberal Arts student receives Nevada Undergraduate Research Award to study the human-elephant-conflict in Sri Lanka

Headshot image of Megha Malik, a liberal arts student.
10/6/2022

University of Nevada, Reno receives First-gen Forward Advisory Institution designation

National honor recognizes commitment to first-generation student success

10/6/2022

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

Student-athletes taking part in mental health training.
10/4/2022

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.

Morrill Hall sits on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees and a walking path.
10/3/2022

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

UNR President Brian Sandoval stands at the podium giving the 2022 State of the University address with a slide titled Wolf Pack Rising behind him.
9/30/2022

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.

Morrill Hall seen from across the quad on a sunny day
9/28/2022

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

A black and white photo of Maritza Perez standing in front of the U.S. Capitol building.
9/28/2022

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

Isabel Peñaloza Araujo poses for the camera. She has dark hair, wears glasses and a blue Mackay polo, smiling.
9/26/2022

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

Kendal Stovall practices as goalkeeper at Nevada Women's Soccer practice
9/23/2022

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

University President Brian Sandoval poses outside on the campus quad with a group of students who are all dressed in Med School regalia.
9/22/2022

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

Micah Lilo, redshirt sophomore linebacker for the Wolf Pack football team on the field at Mackay in uniform pointing away from the camera.
9/16/2022

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.

Morrill Hall seen from across the quad on a sunny day
9/15/2022

Golden Scholars Program provides guidance and support

For first-generation college students in the College of Science, a support system has reemerged

Students sit in a classroom. Some of them are eating nachos.
9/15/2022

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.
9/15/2022

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

Will Baker takes a shot against UMD in Lawlor Event Center
9/8/2022

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

Lexie Givens with the ball against Fresno State in Lawlor Event Center
9/8/2022

Arreaga recognized nationally by TopDrawerSoccer

Arreaga on field in game during home soccer opener in Mackay Stadium.
9/7/2022

Balancing college and a career

Journalism student Chloe Cross gives her advice on managing classes and a full-time job

Chloe Cross smiles and holds up a pass that says 2NEWS.
9/7/2022

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.”

A group of Nevada football players wearing blue jerseys and helmets run through smoke onto the field at Mackay Stadium.
9/6/2022

El Grito of the University: celebrating arts, family and Hispanic heritage roots

Headshots of Sandra Rodríguez and Jafeth E. Sanchez
9/6/2022

Wolf Pack football returns to Mackay on Saturday!

Come show your support for our team, and join the Wolf Pack in Mackay Stadium.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
9/1/2022

Wolf Pack Football opens home slate with afternoon kickoff

Toa Taua carries the ball in game at New Mexico State University.
9/1/2022

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 President Brian Sandoval poses holding a Nevada Skiing branded baseball hat along with Nevada Skiing coach Mihaela Kosi and Nevada Athletics Director Stephanie Rempe in front of a Nevada Athletics and Champion Chevrolet backdrop.
8/31/2022

University of Nevada, Reno and Bird partner on shared mobility

University allows Bird scooters on campus

Bird scooters in a parking lot north of campus with the Mackay Stadium in the backgroun
8/31/2022

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

Jennifer Clayton alongside Mark Genung, director of the Nevada Autonomous test site program, at this summer’s Censys Technologies and Iris Automation drone demonstration.
8/30/2022

Welcome back to campus

We are all excited about the fall semester and the enthusiasm and hope it brings to our campus community.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
8/29/2022

Peggy Bohn recognized as the Nevada Veteran Employee of the Month for July 2022

Bohn currently works in the University’s Real Estate Office

Three women, two in red and one in black, posing with the Seal of Nevada in the background.
8/25/2022

Men’s Basketball announces non-conference schedule

K.J. Hymes dunking a basket in Lawlor Event Center
8/25/2022

Toa Taua named to Polynesian College Football Player of the Year watch list

Toa Taua running the ball in game versus San Jose State.
8/24/2022

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.

President Brian Sandoval and Coach Ken Wilson smile while sitting next to each other, wearing headphones in the recording space
8/23/2022

Wolf Pack Football welcomes Chris Ault Field Sponsored by ITS Logistics

ITS Logistics provides generous gift to replace turf at Mackay Stadium

Ribbon cutting ceremony with Brian Sandoval, ITS Logistics leadership, and Wolf Pack Football leadership along with the Nevada Wolf Pack Cheerleaders and mascots on the new turf during a sunny day. Everyone is happy, smiling, and you can see the freshly cut ribbon hanging amongst the crowd of nearly 50 people.
8/22/2022

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

Nevada student Jillian Perry poses with her family and a NevadaFIT volunteer in front of Great Basin Hall with two large carts full of dormitory room items.
8/18/2022

University of Nevada, Reno to reopen Argenta Hall for fall 2022 semester

The residence hall has been receiving building updates since July 2019

The front of the Argenta Hall building
8/17/2022

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

Collage of the individual photos of the University's seven CAREER Awardees for 2022.
8/16/2022

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

Associate Professor Jenny Ouyang, a faculty member in the Department of Biology since 2016.
8/10/2022

Digital Wolf Pack Initiative student wins Worldwide Student App Development Challenge

Provost's office leads collaboration with iPad initiative

Vedant Malhotra at Apple Park
8/8/2022

Earthquake research, commitment to students recognized

Civil engineering professor Keri Ryan has been named McKenzie Professor.

Studio portrait of Keri Ryan
8/3/2022

Summer construction update

Several exciting projects are underway this summer

A north facing shot of the Quad with a tree on the left-hand side and the Mackay Mines building in the background.
8/2/2022

Pack Provisions named creative food pantry by Food Bank of Northern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno’s food pantry earns award for annual assessment

Photo of a building with a few students walking through the frame.
7/28/2022

Wolves on Wheels: Elizabeth Koebele

Associate Professor Elizabeth Koebele on bike commuting, racing and expanding gender and racial equity in cycling.

Elizabeth Koebele racing on a bike
7/27/2022

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.

President Brian Sandoval, Dionne Stanfill and Bayla Fitzpatricj smile while sitting next to each other, wearing headphones in the recording space
7/27/2022

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

Dr. Sarah Mitchell and her mentee Talaya Flicop posing with Flicop's final version of their Undergraduate Research project.
7/19/2022

Supporting the rights of all members of our community

Devin Willaims
7/19/2022

Sharing global LGBTQIA+ perspectives on media

Journalism professor examines social media’s impact on LGBTQIA+ activism

A headshot of Dr. Paromita Pain.
7/19/2022

LGBTQ studies minor added to University of Nevada, Reno curriculum

Gender, Race & Identity Department Chair Dr. Emily Hobson discusses the department’s recent expansion

Photo of the Thompson Building, where the Gender, Race & Identity department is located.
7/18/2022

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

Woman smiling for headshot photo in front of a grey background.
7/14/2022

Dr. Paul Hauptman, M.D., named dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Renown Health

Paul Hauptman
7/14/2022

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.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/14/2022

What Pride means to me

Jocelyn Simmons photo
7/13/2022

Journalism alumna shining the light of truth through reporting

Taylor Johnson is working as a summer equality intern at Bloomberg

A headshot of Taylor Johnson in front of a business lobby.
7/13/2022

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.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/8/2022

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!

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/5/2022

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. Erik Jones
7/1/2022

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.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
7/1/2022

Caring for the Quadrangle

Facilities Services highlights the Quad’s year-round maintenance

Photo of the Quad facing Morill Hall.
6/30/2022

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.
6/30/2022

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

In a hospital, a woman in a bright red shalwar kameez dress and dupattā shawl spoon-feeds an emaciated infant in her lap.
6/30/2022

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.

President Brian Sandoval and Markie Wilder smile while sitting next to each other, wearing headphones in the recording space
6/30/2022

Guinn Center announces Dr. Dana Bennett as interim executive director

Bennett to succeed Dale Erquiaga, who was named acting chancellor of NSHE

Dana Bennett headshot
6/28/2022

Artown on the Quad: Four performances happening in July on the University’s campus

Free performances open to the public

Photo of the Quad facing the Mackay Mines Building and the Mackay statue.
6/27/2022

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!

Emily Hobson
6/27/2022

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

Veronika Scavacini headshot
6/23/2022

‘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.

Head shot of Kelly Cross
6/22/2022

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

Photo of the trees on the Quad with Assistant Professor Ingram's office nearby.
6/22/2022

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.
6/22/2022

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

Nicole Choma receiving a Regents' award.
6/22/2022

Rejoicing and remembering: Reno’s presence in LGBTQ+ cinema

6/21/2022

Celebrating Juneteenth

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.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
6/17/2022

Juneteenth and the urgency of Black Studies

Escenthio Marigny, Jr.
6/16/2022

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.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
6/15/2022

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of DACA

Janet Najera
6/15/2022

Office of Diversity & Inclusion’s new program development specialist reflects on Pride

Angela Moore
6/9/2022

School of Public Health celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion

School's DEI committee shares how students, faculty and staff can access DEI resources

School of Public Health students and faculty pose with their hands in the shape of a wolf, standing around and on top of the University "N" statue outdoors.
6/9/2022

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!

Alex Vanderhoff mountain biking in Ely, Nevada
6/8/2022

June is Pride Month

The University stands with the LGBTQIA+ community and supports all of its members.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
6/8/2022

Accomplished professor wins University’s Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award

Mae Gustin sets example for prioritizing student safety in labs with chemicals

President Sandoval and Mae Gustin holding Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award plaque
6/8/2022

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

A collage of individual photos of the 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellows attending University of Nevada, Reno
6/7/2022

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

President Brian Sandoval and Professor Sarah Cummings talk into microphones and wear headphones in the recording space
5/26/2022

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.

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5/24/2022

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.

A view of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, located at the end of the Quad, a large grass area surrounded by trees.
5/20/2022

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

Women's Track and Field athletes on the track holding javelins
5/19/2022

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

Jim Webber and Annie Trinh with Grace Bayer standing in front of the entrance sign at at Cheyenne High School.
5/19/2022

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!

Carlos Ramirez-Reyes poses with his bike with mountains behind him.
5/19/2022

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

The Nevada Men's Golf Team posing in front of a lake on a golf course
5/18/2022

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.

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5/18/2022

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

Heavy smoke filled the skies above Lake Tahoe during the Caldor Fire in 2021
5/17/2022

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

The Quad packed full of graduates looking at the stage. A mortar board in the foreground reads, "I just kept swimming."
5/16/2022

Two campuses, one common cause

The past academic year has seen collaboration and teamwork mark the SNU-UNR transition

SNU transition leaders Sue Johnson and Jill Heaton
5/13/2022

Path to Independence students to join University commencement for first time in nine years

Students receiving their certificate from Path to Independence to join their peers at commencement

5/12/2022

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.

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5/11/2022

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

Anna Marie Sommerfeld poised to throw a javelin
5/11/2022

University honors its best at 'Honor the Best'

The past year's achievements by students, faculty and staff honored at annual ceremony

President Sandoval going to hug Dr. Hug-English after presenting her with her award
5/11/2022

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

Arturo Macias Franco.
5/5/2022

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.

Trey Davis swings during a golf game
5/5/2022

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.

Men's tennis team seated at an event
5/4/2022

Digital Wolf Pack Initiative expands, providing iPads to incoming freshmen and transfer students

Provost's office leads collaboration with Apple for iPads

iPads at the Mackay statue
5/3/2022

New program aims to improve access to support for children with autism in Kenya

The course will be available to University students this fall

An overhead view of a child sitting on the floor reading a book.
4/29/2022

Men’s Tennis claims Mountain West outright title

Wolf Pack win first Mountain West regular season title and the first conference title since 1982

The Mens Tennis team celebrating with their Mountain West Champions trophy
4/28/2022

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

President Brian Sandoval and Dean Manos Maragakis in the recording studio with headphones on
4/28/2022

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

Alexis Palma shakes faculty mentor's hand.
4/28/2022

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

Leah John
4/27/2022

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.
4/27/2022

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!

The Pennington Student Achievement Center
4/26/2022

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

Students and professors celebrate in graduation ceremony.
4/26/2022

Denim Day

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.

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4/26/2022

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

A Clayton middle-schooler gives a high-five to Luna, the Nevada Wolf Pack mascot, in the Clayton gym.
4/25/2022

"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

Xueying Zheng wearing a face mask, a play button on top
4/22/2022

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.

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4/22/2022

Nicola Ader Earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week

Ader broke the school record in the Heptathlon

Nicola Ader on the track
4/21/2022

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!

Joanna Trieger takes a selfie on a bike
4/21/2022

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.

Troy Morris with President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan
4/20/2022

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

Bradon posing with his mentor, Ben
4/20/2022

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.

Mackay Stadium with fireworks
4/20/2022

You earns Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year

Jian Li You earned her seventh Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year honor

Coach Jian Li You at a diving meet with a score card
4/14/2022

Wellbeing Week

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.

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4/14/2022

Waiters to represent Team USA in the 24th Summer DeafLympics

Nevada Senior Kyla Waiters has been selected to represent the USA dear volleyball team

Kyla Waiters jumping to hit a volleyball during a game
4/13/2022

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.

Studio head shot of Assistant Professor Kelly Cross
4/13/2022

Let's kick off the new Neurodiversity Alliance!

Jim Cherney
4/12/2022

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!

Tom Albright, his wife and daughter on a triple bike with a trailer
4/12/2022

Computer science & engineering students will showcase Capstone projects April 29

View design projects created by graduating seniors at CSE Innovation Day.

Two people standing and three sitting in front of a project poster with a table in front of them.
4/12/2022

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!

Jennifer Kent and her daughter on a bike on campus.
4/8/2022

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

President Brian Sandoval speaking with a video play button over the image
4/6/2022

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

A large group of students gathered to learn science in a University classroom
4/6/2022

Victoria Gailey Finishes in Third-Place at Wyoming Cowgirl Classic

Gailey led Nevada Women’s Golf to a Fourth Place Finish overall in Arizona

Victoria Gailey driving a golf ball at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
4/6/2022

University awarded for outstanding comprehensive safety program

Dedicated teamwork and resource-efficient initiatives secured the American Chemical Society award for the second time

Chemistry Department Graduate Teaching Assistant, Md Azizul Islam, helps Organic Chemistry students Bailey Fasick and Kamryn Montegna analyze a sample of a material they synthesized using an infrared spectrometer.
4/5/2022

Nevada Football Set for Battle Born Showdown April 23

Join Nevada Football at Mackay Stadium for our annual Spring Game at 6 p.m.

Mackay Stadium looking at the home side of the field and stands from the 50 yard line
4/5/2022

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

Alyssa Jimenez dribbles down court at the Nevada vs. San Jose State women's basketball game Feb. 2, 2022
3/31/2022

Bill Nye the Science Guy comes to Reno April 2

University of Nevada, Reno brings popular scientist-entertainer to the Reno Events Center

Bill Nye
3/31/2022

University Women’s Resource Center: a history of support, closure and failed reinstatement

Indigo Hinojos' bachelor's thesis exhibit on the WRC's history will be April 5 at 11 a.m. in the Joe Crowley Student Union, room 402

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

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.

Peyton Callens holding trophy
3/30/2022

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

Theresa B. Skaar
3/30/2022

'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

Female AD Luella Lilly holding a budget in her hand
3/30/2022

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

Sydney Fields in front of her poster presentation.
3/30/2022

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

A Path to Independence Student works on a project on two computers
3/29/2022

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

The Nevada Woolf Pack mens cross country team and coaches
3/29/2022

Indigenous feminist speakers brought to the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus

Guest speakers are made possible through Nevada Humanities grants in an effort to promote decolonial change through local empowerment thanks to Lydia Huerta and Debra Harry

Cherry blossoms blooming outside of the Thompson Building
3/29/2022

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.

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3/29/2022

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

Dr. Cheryl Hug-English (left), President Brian Sandoval (right) and Nevada Today Editor Karl Fendelander (center back)
3/29/2022

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.

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3/28/2022

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

A bag full of fresh ground beef, greens and other food items sits on a table next to a bagged loaf of bread and two clementines and a stack of two packages of ground beef.
3/24/2022

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.

Engin Arslan
3/24/2022

Nicola Ader earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week

Ader earns this honor with her first place finish in the high jump

Nicola Ader performing a high jump
3/22/2022

Worth celebrating: moving beyond neurodiversity awareness

Karl Fendelander
3/21/2022

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

Dean of Libraries, Catherine Cardwell, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Dean of the Graduate School, David Zeh, Executive Vice-President, Provost, Jeff Thompson, President of Graduate Student Association, Matthew Hawn and Internal Vice President of Graduate Student Association, Taissa K Lytchenko in front of the study area
3/17/2022

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

A member of the women's golf team swinging the club
3/16/2022

Nevada earns Mountain West SAAC Community Service Award

It is the fifth time in the past eight years that Nevada has earned the award

Wolf Pack cheerleaders with University President Brian Sandoval on the basketball court with the award
3/15/2022

Celebrating Women’s Herstory Month and in praise of democracy

Eloisa Gordon-Mora
3/11/2022

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Symposium saw significant turn-out

NAGPRA Symposium at the University of Nevada, Reno paved the way for future repatriation efforts

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

University's logging sports team cuts its way to victory

Nevada Loggers win big at largest forest conference and exhibition in the West

Chuck sits on a log as his two Nevada Loggers teammates work together to saw it in half using a crosscut saw.
3/10/2022

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

Sherfield making a shot during a basketball game surrounded by opposing team members
3/10/2022

Fall 2021 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards

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

Morrill Hall
3/9/2022

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

Isabella Pfeiffer
3/9/2022

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

Man wearing suit with blue tie and blue pocket square
3/9/2022

Crisis in Ukraine

We support the people of Ukraine and their fight to sustain their democracy.

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3/7/2022

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.

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3/4/2022

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

dePolo at the side of the pool about to get in
3/2/2022

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

Wolf Pack mascots Wolfie and Alphie in Mackay Stadium
3/2/2022

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.”

A close up of Ben Hazard's artwork title Medal of Honor
3/1/2022

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.

Middle-school girls at desks looking off-camera at instructor
3/1/2022

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.

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3/1/2022

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

A Black woman in a UNR Med tank top warms up with other athletes before participating in the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey.
2/25/2022

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

Blesethe West.
2/23/2022

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

A conceptual image of a white two story building with human like figures on the top and bottom floors.
2/23/2022

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

The Nevada Swim and Dive team holding flowers at the awards ceremony
2/22/2022

From the Silver & Blue to the Red, White & Blue

Krysta Palmer ’16 brings home the bronze from Tokyo Olympic Games

Krysta Palmer holding her bronze medal
2/18/2022

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!"

Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell standing in front of a dilapidated antique truck
2/18/2022

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

Colin Kaepernick at the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame dinner
2/17/2022

Further guidance regarding masks on campus

It is important to note that the University cannot implement its own mask mandate.

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2/16/2022

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

Football players running into each other
2/16/2022

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

Nevada Women's Golf team at The Show
2/15/2022

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

Austin and Madison Corbett at 2017 graduation
2/11/2022

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.

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2/11/2022

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.

Seven women stand and smile in front of a screen with birds on it.
2/10/2022

COVID-19 update on face coverings

Based upon legal guidance provided by NSHE, our University is lifting our campus mask mandate effective immediately.

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2/10/2022

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.

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2/10/2022

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

Wolfie and Alphie mascots
2/9/2022

The Nevada Career Studio's Spring Career Fairs

The Nevada Career Studio is hosting Spring Career Fairs on Feb. 16 and 17.

President Brian Sandoval and student attending career fair
2/9/2022

Reflecting on Black History Month and bell hooks

Eloisa Gordon-Mora
2/9/2022

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.

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2/8/2022

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

Tyler Bosetti about to bat at a baseball game
2/7/2022

Writing for representation: Vibrant Voices

Journalism student establishes a club to advocate for underrepresented groups

Dania Maldonado holds up peace signs with her fingers and stands behind a table with a sign on it that says "Does representation matter?"
2/7/2022

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

Callie Whitsit and Autumn Cuellar finger painting at a 2021 art therapy workshop
2/3/2022

Nevada Football announces 2022 signing class

Nevada football, led by Head Coach Ken Wilson, inked 22 student-athletes to complete its 2022 signing class

Mackay Stadium packed for a football game
2/3/2022

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

A Nevada swimmer in the pool mid stroke with Wolf Pack swim cap
2/2/2022

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.

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2/1/2022

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.

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1/27/2022

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

Benn playing tennis
1/26/2022

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

The Wolf Pack Women's Cross Country team posing with medals
1/26/2022

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

Anastasia Luneva playing tennis
1/20/2022

Gender Affirming Closet to help Wolf Pack express identity

Donations are being accepted through the end of February in anticipation of the first pop-up event March 2

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

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.

A view looking south on the University of Nevada, Reno Quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees, walkways and an outer ring of buildings, with Morrill Hall visible at the end of the Quad.
1/19/2022

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

Juan Batalla with a tennis racket
1/19/2022

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.

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1/18/2022

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

A softball player running during a game
1/13/2022

Baseball season tickets on sale

Nevada baseball season ticket renewals and new purchases are now available for the 2022 season

A baseball player on the field during a game
1/11/2022

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).

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1/6/2022

Faces of the Pack: Recognizing Jeanine Mooers on World Braille Day

University alumna, Braille proofreader and now software accessibility tester is inspired by her love of Braille and for access technology

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

Head Coach Ken Wilson announces additions to Nevada Football coaching staff

Five assistant coaches were officially added to the coaching staff

A Wolf Pack flag waving at a Nevada football game at Mackay Stadium
1/3/2022

Nevada Softball releases 2022 schedule

Nevada's 52 game slate includes five away tournaments and 24 conference games in the season

A softball player winding up for a throw
1/2/2022

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

Da'Ja Hamilton makes a shot from behind two defenders while playing against the Air Force team
12/29/2021

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

Wolf Pack and Kansas players on the basketball court during a game
12/29/2021

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

Dean Coach Don Easton-Brooks with football players in Mackay Stadium looking into the distance
12/23/2021

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).

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12/22/2021

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

Prim Library at SNU
12/22/2021

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.

Shawn Thomas
12/22/2021

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

Quick Lane Bowl stadium in Detroit
12/22/2021

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

Deans Thomas and Muge in front of building
12/21/2021

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.

Joshua Zamora on the field during a baseball game looking happy
12/21/2021

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.

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12/16/2021

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

The Knowledge Center walkway with a Wolf Pack Way banner
12/16/2021

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

Wolfie mascot pointing at the camera
12/15/2021

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

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

Tiffany Young
12/15/2021

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

A student presents their poster to onlookers.
12/14/2021

Thompson appointed Executive Vice-President, Provost at University of Nevada, Reno

Selection came after national search to fill the position

Provost Jeff Thompson
12/13/2021

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.

A view looking south on the University of Nevada, Reno Quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees, walkways and an outer ring of buildings, with Morrill Hall visible at the end of the Quad.
12/13/2021

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

Ken Wilson holding a football on the Mackay Stadium field with a large screen announcing his new role behind him
12/10/2021

Dreams realized, history made during Winter Commencement

For the first time in the nearly 30 years of Winter Commencement, two ceremonies were held

Happy students at winter commencement
12/6/2021

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

Audrey Roden about to take a shot during a basketball game with an opposing team member attempting to block
12/6/2021

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!

Ford Field stadium exterior in Detroit with large advertisement for the 2021 Quick Lane Bowl
12/5/2021

Nevada Athletics sets graduation success rate record

Nevada student-athletes set a department record with a graduation rate of 89 percent

A basketball game in Lawlor Events Center
12/2/2021

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.

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12/2/2021

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

Lindsay stands with fellow U.S. Navy members during her induction ceremony into the U.S. Navy
12/2/2021

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

The Pennington Student Achievement Center at dusk with colorful clouds
12/1/2021

Baseball releases 2022 schedule

The reigning Mountain West Conference Champions features 21 home games

A Wolf Pack Baseball player getting ready to throw the ball during a game
12/1/2021

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

Professor of Counseling Ken Coll
11/30/2021

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

Wolf Pack Men's Basketball on the court at Lawlor during a game
11/23/2021

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

Audrey Roden on the court during a basketball game dribbling the ball
11/22/2021

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

A restroom marked with new gender-inclusive signage and the door open
11/18/2021

ASUN Pack Provisions fundraising drive to help student success

University of Nevada, Reno seeks donations for student food insecurity as part of Giving Tuesday

student filling food order
11/17/2021

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

Canned and other nonperishable food
11/15/2021

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

The Nevada Women's Cross Country Team
11/13/2021

'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

Veteran Flags in front of Student Union
11/10/2021

Women’s Basketball home opener game preview

Nevada tips off its 2021-22 season with a home game against the Saint Mary's Gaels

Wolf Pack Women's Basketball player Da'Ja Hamilton with the ball on the court during a game
11/9/2021

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

Carson Strong and Wolf Pack teammates on the field during a football game
11/8/2021

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

Yareli Navarro Chavez in a lab holding a vial.
11/8/2021

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.
11/5/2021

Faces of the Pack: Luke Miers

University freshman Luke Miers represented the USA at the Snowshoe MTB World Cup

Profile image of Luke Miers riding mountain bike during competition
11/4/2021

Emily Rich Named to the Conference All-Newcomer Team

Rich led the team in points, goals, and assists during the year as a Freshman

Emily rich on the soccer field during a game racing to keep control of the ball from the encroaching opposing team member
11/4/2021

Sam Hammond of Nevada Football named Nominee for Burlsworth Trophy

This is presented annually for the most outstanding football player in America who began their career as a walk-on