Campus life & athletics

Update regarding John Mackay Statue Discussion Advisory Committee

Since September 2020, the John Mackay Statue Discussion Advisory Committee (JMSDAC) has been working on developing recommendations for University leadership for paths forward regarding concerns about the John Mackay Statue.

The John Mackay statue stands at the north end of the University of Nevada, Reno Quad -- a large lawn area surrounded by trees and an outer ring of buildings -- with Morrill Hall visible at the opposite end of the statue.

Reflections on Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Manzanita Bowl, showing the walkway and lake from the south with sun shining through the trees

Updates regarding policies, guidance and protocols

As a result of the continued progress that is being made in the fight against COVID-19, there have been changes to policies, guidance and protocols at the national, state and county levels.

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.

To digital accessibility and beyond!


Legislative update: Budget restoration

The joint Money Committees of the Nevada State Legislature allocated a portion of the State’s American Recovery Funding to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

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

Every class 'should be the best class I’ve ever had'

The University’s Distinguished Faculty award tops Scott Mensing’s decorated career

Scott Mensing

End of Spring 2021 semester

"May is always our time of reflection. We reflect on what was, and we also look ahead to what can be. Thank you for all that you have done this semester."

A view of Morrill Hall at the end of the Quad, a large lawn area surrounded by trees, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Serving our community, advancing the public good

Through education, research and outreach, the University of Nevada, Reno fulfills its land-grant mission to the betterment of humanity, the environment and, of course, Nevada

Morrill Hall on the University Quad in spring

'A deep manifestation of what is needed in the lives of everyone'

Commencement sites over the years have varied, but the value has been undeniable

Class of 1936 commencement in old gym

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

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

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

Director of Disability Resource Center Mary Zabel wins lifetime achievement award

The inaugural Nevada AHEAD Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Zabel at their 2021 conference

Mary Zabel with three trained assistance dogs at Dogfest

University to celebrate 2020, 2021 graduates in first-time Commencement ceremonies in Mackay Stadium

Eight in-person ceremonies will be held Wednesday, May 12 through Saturday, May 15, to honor the awarding of more than 8,300 degrees

University of Nevada, Reno graduate with grad cap and facial covering on the historic Quad

University’s NevadaFIT wins award from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Boot camp-style course for first-year students introduces freshmen to rigor, preparedness necessary to succeed in college

Students in blue shirts with food plates in hand walk through the Gateway plaza on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

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

Mya Thomsen receives highest honor bestowed upon Delta Sigma Pi members

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

Lessons learned, lessons shared: Nevada Latinas on why the journey never ends

Nevada Latinas quoted in the story

New doctoral program launches in natural resources & environmental science

University responds to growing need for more advanced science and skills to manage natural resources and environmental challenges

A meadow in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

The University is nationally recognized as a Voter Friendly Campus for the third year in a row

The Voter Friendly Campus initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project and NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, acknowledged the University for efforts during pandemic

Alphie, Jr., the Wolf Pack mascot, holds up a roll of "I voted" stickers

Unspeakable, yet not uncommon: Confronting the history of anti-Asian violence

Eloisa Gordon-Mora

Neurodiversity Alliance to advocate for and support neurodiverse Wolf Pack community

Newly formed alliance will focus on Universal Design Learning, breaking down institutional barriers and creating, supporting University neurodiverse community

The Pennington Student Achievement Center

Sisolak on campus: 'I'm constantly impressed'

Nevada's Governor given tour of three facilities which speak to the University's unique mission

Governor Steve Sisolak with fist bumping with students

Neurodiversity and the University

Pennington Student Achievement Center at dusk with lights on and people walking by

Picturing a scientist on International Women's Day

Melanie Duckworth and Jane Tors

Commemorating Women's HERstory Month: #ChoosetoChallenge

A rainblow arches over the north of Campus, seen from the south of the Knowledge Center

Published study: unusual SARS-CoV-2 mutation prominent in Northern Nevada in early 2020

University of Nevada, Reno genomics and microbiology research gives snapshot from March to June 2020 of SARS-CoV-2 and regional introduction of an usual mutation

Subhash Verma working in his microbiology laboratory

Bridging education and immigration

A globe in the Knowledge Center, with the checkout desk in the background

Research technology transforms how first responders fight fires

Video highlights technology and thought-leadership behind ALERTWildfire, developed through the Nevada Seismological Laboratory

Graham Kent visiting the site of the 2020 Valley Fire in Southern California

Diversity, equity, inclusion... social justice and democracy

The sidewalk of the tree-lined quad, with a light dusting of snow and Morrill Hall in the east.

Black at the Pack: “We strengthen each other”

Faculty affinity group helps grow Black community on campus, taking aim at recruitment and retention where cultural identity and professional responsibilities intersect

Faculty and graduates at the 2019 African Diaspora Graduate Celebration

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

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

Jesus Rosales Sandoval

Upward Bound comes through for students during COVID-19 pandemic

Low-income, first-generation students from eight target high schools in Washoe and Lyon counties benefit from the resources provided by the program.

A screenshot from a Zoom Upward Bound Math Science meeting

The role of authentic Black history as America moves forward

Caesar Andrews

Black History Month: advancing education, advancing democracy

The quad on a fall day, with sun peeking through tall tree branches

University Libraries, The Center partner to celebrate Black History Month

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

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

Two Sisters’ Story Unforgotten

Western Shoshone Defense Project Featured in University Libraries New Mining Exhibit

Dann Ranch landscape image with crows on fence posts in foreground and mountains in background

Jeff Thompson, longtime College of Science dean, named Acting Provost

Katherine McCall, associate dean, assumes acting College of Science dean position

Davidson Math and Science Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus at dusk.

Captain Henry Sends His Love: Crowdsourcing the transcription of Henry & Nellie Mighels’ Correspondence

The University Libraries Special Collections department highlights Library Lovers Month with unique, collaborative project

Sample of a letter from Henry dated January 29th, 1864 from the Henry & Nellie Mighel Correspondence crowdsourced transcription project

Faces of the Pack: GSA President Will Carrasco gives to Children with Hair Loss

The president of the University Graduate Student Association talks about growing out and donating his hair to charity

Will Carrasco with a full head of hair

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

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

Front of Lincoln Hall during summer

University-wide meeting: 'A feeling of cautious hope'

President Sandoval, campus experts, share updates and expectations for the spring semester

Screen captures of speakers from the all-employee meeting

Nevada ENDURE seeks to improve diversity in neuroscience

New program aims to raise interest and opportunities in neuroscience research for individuals who are typically underrepresented in the field.

Woman points at brain scans.

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

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

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

Gain professional and academic experience through paid undergraduate research programs

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

Cynthia Lancaster sits at a desk on a video call with her mentee, Erick Herrera

A pause for democracy, a pause for hope

The Quad in winter, covered in snow

Three days of events planned leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

The Center for Student Engagement encourages participation in this year's activities

" “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


New, donor-supported equipment and infrastructure will advance research

Philanthropist and scientist Mick Hitchcock, Ph.D. continues to support scientific progress and research capacity

Mick Hitchcock addresses students in The Center located in the University's Joe Crowley Student Union.

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

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

Frandsen Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus

Michael Flores named director of Government Relations and Community Engagement

Longtime Nevada government affairs and community outreach professional to join University of Nevada, Reno

William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center on the University of Nevada, Reno campus

Top stories of 2020: COVID-19 influenced University life in every way possible

The top 25 most-viewed Nevada Today stories reflect campus' need to know more about COVID-19

President Sandoval walks the University Quad with senior staff members

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

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

Student standing in front of trees with fall leaves and they have a mask on

University housing LEEDs the way for sustainability

Great Basin Hall wins Golden Pinecone Award, recognizing sustainable construction practices used to meet internationally recognized LEED Gold Standard

Great Basin Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Faces of the Pack: Social Work Student Recognized as Volunteer of the Year

Austin Pollard talks about volunteering throughout the community while pursuing his Bachelor's in Social Work. He was recently recognized as the Student Volunteer of the Year.

Austin Pollard in front of the Team Rubicon truck when volunteering for North Carolina the disaster relief program

Nevada graduates 16 student-athletes during Winter Commencement

More than 1,150 student-athletes have graduated over the past dozen years

A black graduation cap with the words "Thank you Mom & Dad!" on the mortar board.

The resilient class of 2020

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

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

University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients

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

Morrill Hall on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno

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

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

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

Going virtual

Small @One team helps create connection for the Wolf Pack Family through virtual University events

The William N. Pennington Engineering Building Opening Rehearsal from the viewpoint of the mobile broadcast studio built by the @One Events and Production team.

University student food insecurity on the rise

Pack Provisions, the University’s food pantry, is expecting the need for food assistance to double amongst students this academic year.

Student loading the Campus Escort van with items for delivery from Pack Provisions.

All American: the giant legacy of "Little" Joe Bliss

Inaugural Wolf Pack Hall of Famer and two-time All-American NCAA champion boxer Joe Bliss was a Paiute icon who left a lasting impact on his community and the University

Joe Bliss with taped hands in a boxing stance

Support student scholarships with a Wolf Pack license plate

Nevada license plate

Nevada matches record-high Graduation Success Rate

Student-athletes graduating at 85 percent rate

Thank you Mom & Dad! written on a black mortar board commencement cap at an indoor graduation ceremony.

Emilly Borthwick-Wong promoted to executive director of undergraduate academic advising

Director provides central student, advisor and assessment support

A student wear a facial covering walks through the University of Nevada, Reno campus with stairs and a statue behind them.

University-wide meeting: 'This is why I know we're going to get through this'

Wide-ranging Zoom discussion stresses measures intended to meet the challenges of the coming months

President Brian Sandoval and the other senior University leadership on the panel

Northern Nevada International Center, City of Reno awarded grant to improve immigrant inclusion

Reno, Washoe County and 18 additional Gateways for Growth Challenge awardees join a network of others seeking to improve infrastructure for inclusivity in their communities

The Downtown Reno arch and Reno Brew Bike. Credit

Faculty Spotlight - Improving the canvas of campus, one paintbrush stroke at a time

Painter Jorge Farinacci presents ideas, solutions and smiles

Man with a paint can and ventilated mask.

Journalism professor appointed to inaugural board of influential professional diversity forum

Caesar Andrews elected to the Journal-isms Inc. Board of Directors

Caesar Andrews poses in a classroom

Two student veterans share their experiences and insight

Brian Kelley, president of the University's Omega Delta Sigma chapter, and Michael Hanson, president of Wolf Pack Veterans, talk about what Veterans Day means to them and a whole lot more

Students placing flags into the JCSU lawn

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

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

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

Committed to our University and committed to our democracy

In the latest Dear Wolf Pack Family message, President Brian Sandoval asks the University community to come together and support one another

President Brian Sandoval

Pack turns the Fremont Cannon blue

Wolf Pack tops rival UNLV, 37-19, to regain the Fremont Cannon

Wolf Pack receiver Romeo Doubs with the ball

‘Let’s Talk About Race’ webinar series hosted by Equal Opportunity and Title IX Department

Creating a safe place for staff and students to talk about race in the University community

Wanda Lloyd speaking

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

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

Eleni Oikonomidoy

Kaepernick heads six-person Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame class

Babbitt, Criner, Johnson, Kaepernick, Moch and Taua make up latest Hall of Fame class

Colin Kaepernick catches a snap at a Wolf Pack football game

University updates for the coming weeks

President Sandoval addresses faculty, staff and students in latest Dear Wolf Pack Family messages to campus

President Sandoval talks with senior administrators while walking on the Quad

Janet Napolitano, former secretary of Homeland Security, to speak at University's 2020 Distinguished Lecture Series

Hosted by the College of Engineering, the community-oriented event will occur virtually on November 4.

Janet Napolitano

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

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

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

Work of Diversity and Inclusion Officer: 'Always in the making – just like democracy'

Eloisa Gordon-Mora talks about her first year-plus on the job, including socio-political challenges, strategic planning, professional achievements and what the future holds

Chief Diversity Officer Eloisa Gordon Mora standing on the Quad

Fall and spring break mitigation: remote instruction after fall break and spring break schedule adjusted

President Sandoval addresses the Pack regarding COVID-19 challenges and plans for the academic year

President Brian Sandoval at a press conference

Sandoval's first day: You can come home again

The University's 17th president reflects on what was a busy first day in office

President Brian Sandoval walking with others on the quad

University mitigation efforts to ‘Protect the Pack’

President Sandoval addresses the University in first 'Dear Wolf Pack Family' message about measures being taken in the face of COVID-19 case number increases

President Sandoval talks with senior administrators while walking on the quad

Diversity in health care starts at the beginning

Amid Hispanic Heritage Month, UNR Med honors the importance of diversity in health care

A photo of CBESS mentor and UNR Med medical student Sergio Trejo teaching neuroanatomy to students during the first CBESS event in July 2019.

Sandoval takes office: “This was probably the most special drive I’ve ever made”

Brian Sandoval officially starts work as the 17th president of the University of Nevada, Reno

President Sandoval walks on the University Quad with senior administrators

A campus' 'welcoming glory': Morrill's chimes sound a last time for Johnson

President Marc Johnson, along with his wife, Karen, honored a final time by Morrill's chimes

President Marc Johnson with Karen Penner Johnson at Morrill Hall

Voter registration reminders

An open letter from President Marc Johnson to the campus community Sept. 28, 2020

Person with a Nevada Wolf Pack shirt on stands in front of a voting machine.

The honor of being your president

An open letter from President Marc Johnson

Marc Johnson

The Sandoval presidency: What will it look like?

The former two-term Nevada governor expresses "daily goals" and "big goals" for the University

Brian Sandoval speaking

Board of Regents appoints Sandoval new president

Former Gov. Brian Sandoval selected as 17th president; becomes first person of Hispanic descent to be appointed University president

Brian Sandoval

Grant helps retrain workers for Nevada manufacturing careers

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

A robotic arm shakes hands with a human hand

Faces of the Pack: Graduate student overcomes challenges of immigrating to excel in Pavement Science and Engineering program

Ph.D. candidate Nicole Elias left her home in Lebanon in pursuit of her dreams.

People in lab coats in pavement lab

Four finalists named for University presidency

17th president of the University to be named following campus interviews next week

Frandsen in spring

PayByPhone brings contactless parking experience to campus

Safe and secure way to pay by app, website or service number at the University of Nevada, Reno

Parking Services Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Wolf Pack Blood Donation Week

University partners with Vitalant to host off-campus blood drive

Person in mask wearing "I Bleed Silver and Blue" T-shirt

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

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

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

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

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

A technician at work in the Nevada State Public Health Lab

Scheduling Services welcomes new director and reporting line

Department moves under Provost’s Office, streamlining assignments of space, policy and special event requests

Continuing Education Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Quarantine vs. isolation explained by Dr. Cheryl Hug-English

Cheryl Hug-English

Recovering from COVID-19 in the residence halls

Canada Hall

Shannon Ellis welcomes back the Wolf Pack

Shannon Ellis

Celebrating what goes RIGHT in chemistry-lab safety

EH&S safety program to recognize the role of teaching assistants and students receives national award

Laboratory training manager presents a certificate to teaching assistant in the lab, while both wear Personal Protective Equipment

Welcome back, Wolf Pack

President Marc Johnson addresses the Pack on the first day of fall instruction

President Marc Johnson speaking with the Quad in the background

University welcomes the Class of 2024

Virtual and socially distanced in-person events offered to students as they return for the Fall 2020 Semester

First-year students participating in a socially distanced event on the Quad

Campus readies for a year unlike any other

Employee Information Session via Zoom answers questions, provides updates for the coming fall semester

Employee session screen shot of all the participants on Zoom

University housing adapts to ongoing changes amid COVID-19 pandemic

Residence halls will operate with a reduced capacity to start the 2020-2021 academic year

Residence hall entrance with student worker behind a desk and face shield, as a student resident wearing a mask approaches

How HyFlex teaching works at the University of Nevada, Reno

Provost Kevin Carman breaks down HyFlex teaching with guests from around campus

Students wearing masks and socially distanced in a classroom

QLess System with Caitlin McKinney

The QLess System is a cloud-based appointment softwared used by Financial Aid, Admissions and Records, Cashiers, Nevada Money Mentors and Veteran Services.

A student stands in front of a sign describing the QLess process

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

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

A portrait photo of Nikki Nadeau

Eye-popping mural is a bold statement of diversity

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

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

Research ‘rock star’ has advanced gastroenterology science and scientists

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

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

Teamwork that opens doors to research, opportunities

University's Living Lab pilot program aims to light a path for underrepresented students as undergraduates and grad students work together on research

A conference room with about 25 students and faculty sitting around several tables and watching a facilitator lead a presentation on a large screen.

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

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

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

Nevada Today adds a new way of telling the University’s stories

Marketing Communications launches its UNPACKED podcast to share backstories from the University community

Steve Maples with his daughter Mya

Reopening Plan – Fall 2020 & other important updates

University President Marc Johnson announces updates to the University coronavirus site, including a new confirmed cases page, and addresses other important issues

The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center and Joe Crowley Student Union buildings with people walking

Nevada ASUN redesigns logo In support Of LGTBQ+ communities

In anticipation of Northern Nevada Pride, the Associated Students of the University of Nevada made changes to their logo on social media and elsewhere

" While displaying the flag is seen as a small gesture of allyship, opportunities are endless when supporting and amplifying LGBTQ+ voices.


International students and online instruction fall 2020

University HyFlex model an exception to U.S. Department of Homeland Security student visa rule

" This new ruling has generated considerable concern, primarily because of its implications for international students ...


One year after the Argenta Hall explosion, University resilience stronger than ever

Residential Life, Housing and Food Services, along with partners across campus, continue to move forward with grace, flexibility and commitment offering a quality student experience.

Argenta Hall by the Down Under after the July 5, 2019 explosion

LGBTQ+ teaching mentorships need growth in diversity in education

Study published on needs for support for future teachers identifying as LGBTQ+

Two hands. One painted in a rainbow fashion with a heart in the middle and the other unpainted. Both pinky fingers are touching.

Health care alumni share stories from the front lines

From why they entered the field to what a "regular" shift looks like, these alumni open up about their lives during the pandemic

Brittany Toalson, CNA and Jessica Lamb '12 , RN. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Lamb)

New seven-level University parking garage will add more than 800 spaces

Proposed pedestrian bridge over 9th Street is planned to connect Gateway Parking Complex to south campus

Rendering of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Gateway Parking Complex by Patrick Ghiringhelli with Digital Imaging Studio, provided by Watry Design, Inc.

Murals highlighting diversity going up on University campus

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

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

Barnes & Noble College to manage University bookstore operations

As part of the agreement, ASUN will again be able to offer student scholarships and funding for ongoing campus improvement projects.

Students holding logoed apparel in The Nevada Wolf Shop

Research-based work of 58 undergraduate students highlighted at symposium

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

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

Actions to address racism on campus

A letter from President's Council and the Academic Leadership Council outlining immediate actions to be taken against bigotry and hate

The color black

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

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

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

Return to campus: 'Prepare and be nimble'

As the University enters Phase 2, many of the blanks are being filled in

The Zoom screens of Brian Frost, Provost Kevin Carman, Dr. Cheryl Hug-English, Eloisa Gordon-Mora, President Marc Johnson, Tim McFarling, and Denise Baclawski

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

Undergraduate student talks about her motivations to teach one day

Maile standing in front of wood railling with museum in the background

Faces of the Pack: Engineering student is making a difference in autonomous systems research

Tung Dang, doctoral candidate, has been active in the College of Engineering’s Autonomous Robots Lab

A group of researchers in blue vests are posing with one of their robots during the DARPA competition.

Planning for the Return of the Pack: Phase 2

President Marc Johnson announces Phase 2 plans for the University

Students walk on the university campus.

Faces of the Pack: ASUN senator works hard to give back to community through outreach programs and activism

Third-year student Steffany Yang represents the College of Engineering and is the chair for the Committee on Academics and Student Affairs

A photo of Steffany Yang in front of Palmer Engineering.

University cancels NevadaFIT freshmen academic bootcamp for 2020

A program filled with large group activities of over 100 or more students in one space, the University chooses to forego the program prioritizing student health and safety

Kevin Carman

Katie Grinsell named Reynolds School Spring 2020 Senior Scholar

Journalism student follows passion for visual communication

Katie Grinsell

Silver Linings with Tim Wolfe: CARES Act

Director of Financial Aid Tim Wolfe breaks down how to apply for CARES Act funding, what the money can be used for and more

Tim Wolfe

Wolf Pack again posts strong marks on annual NCAA APR Report

NCAA Academic Progress Rate report shows all Nevada sports meeting benchmarks and many surpassing

Wolfie, Jr. and Alphie cheering on the Pack at a football game

Online town hall: How the campus will return safely and strategically

Campus leaders outline the path ahead for resumption of in-person operations

The Zoom screens of Brian Frost, Shannon Ellis, Provost Kevin Carmen, President Marc Johnson, Dr. Cheryl Hug-English, Mridul Gautam, and Tim McFarling

66 Wolf Pack student-athletes to graduate this spring and summer

Jazz Johnson and Andressa Cholodovskis take home top senior student-athlete honors

Alphie Wolf on the football field

Extraordinary circumstances: Celebrating the Class of 2020

Virtual Celebrations pages were created in recognition of this year’s graduates.

A collage of graduates

Administrative Faculty Committee's annual spring brown bag event; one of last large campus events before alternative operations

Faculty engaged in transparent conversation about change and what it means to them; panelists discuss president’s search, merit, parking and construction

Lexi Erwin, Chai Cook and Brian Frost stand behind a check-in table at the Administrative Faculty Committee Brown Bag Panel event March 10, 2020.

Faces of the Pack: Engineering major finds her interests through research opportunities and leadership roles

Michelle Falcon Mujica is active in the electrical engineering and renewable energy programs

A graduation photo of Michelle Falcon Mujica.

Undergrads giving back

Students log more than 12,000 volunteer hours during 2019-2020 academic year

Student volunteers pick up trash along a barbed wire fence

Nine graduates head off to continue their higher educational pursuits

McNair Scholars Program students receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and Henry Albert Public Service Award

McNair Program Scholar Anthony Martinez gives a research presentation in a classroom at the University of Nevada, Reno

Your vote matters

Young voters, a powerful political force

A student looking into the camera with a shirt that reads, "I'm rooting for everybody"

In classroom or on Zoom, Tibbitts winners impacting students' lives

Amy Fitch and Elena Pravosudova are 2020 Tibbitts Teaching Excellence award winners

Tibbitts Award winner Amy Fitch Zooms with her CHS 440 class

Osher Lifelong Learning offers remote learning to seniors during COVID-19

Remote learning creates engagement for 50-plus-aged adults isolating at home

Woman using laptop while sitting

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

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

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

Genomics sequencing of Nevada COVID-19 samples is under way

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

Dr. Paul Hartley sits at genomics sequencing machine in laboratory

University moves 2020 New Student Orientation online

The shift to a virtual format ensures participant safety as the University of Nevada, Reno continues to navigate large-scale events during the COVID-19 pandemic

Student writes notes in front of their laptop and phone.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kerri Garcia Hendricks named Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Longtime marketing and communications professional had held University's top communications position since 2016

Kerri Garcia Hendricks

Environmental engineering students receive research fellowship award from National Science Foundation

Valeria Nava, senior, and Lauren Mazurowski, graduate student, were among ten students and two alumni at the University to be honored

A headshot of Valeria Nava in a hallway.

University of Nevada, Reno recruiting Class of 2024 online

As high school seniors and transfer students face challenges during the pandemic, the University’s Office for Prospective Students is offering online virtual tours of campus and advising students via Zoom and other technologies.

Spring blooms in front of the Mackay Building with a photo of Steve Maples and his daughter in the middle.

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

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

Music Education major Kara Bainter with her cello

Faces of the Pack: First-generation engineering major finds his way in college

Edwin Casildo Rios is the Senator-Elect for the College of Engineering

A headshot of student Edwin Casildo Rios.

Danielle Miles offers helping hand in times of crisis

“Helping vulnerable populations in any way we can is essential now more than ever”

Danielle Miles

University makerspaces and 3D printers at work developing PPE

Researchers, faculty and staff respond to the call for resources and deploy makerspace resources to support our healthcare heroes

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

Banding together to feed the Pack

ASUN’s Campus Escort and Pack Provisions working to ensure on-campus food pantry services remain available during alternative University operations

A grocery assembly line with social-distanced volunteers working and a Campus Escort worker in the foreground

University Honors student Jayde Powell creates Shopping Angels to deliver groceries to COVID-19 at-risk populations

Volunteers pick up groceries and other shopping essentials and deliver them right to the doorstep of those who can’t leave their homes

University of Nevada, Reno student Jayde Powell stands with a senior citizen client after delivering their groceries

The University receives First-gen Forward Designation

National honor reflects University’s strong commitment to first-generation student success

The Pennington Student Achievement Center

Engineering undergraduate and her mentor participate in research focused on human-robot interaction

Eloisa Burton in the computer science and engineering department helped develop new autonomous robot capabilities with Ph.D. candidate Janelle Blankenburg

Two students pose with a robot in the lab.

Virginia Street Project construction to begin near campus March 16

Community invited to Cookies with the Construction Team event at local business March 6

Rending of new RTC transit station near Lawlor Events Center

University Police Services partners with ASUN to promote pedestrian safety

A new ‘Red Zone’ campaign aims to get students off their phones and more mindful of traffic as they cross the street

Students Claudia Feil, left, and Haley Cheatwood pose for a photo with Red Zone buttons on during the Red Zone campaign kick-off event.

University update regarding the novel coronavirus

Novel Corona virus model

It’s open! The Joe welcomes the Habit Burger Grill

Award-winning fast casual restaurant brings its Charburger and other fare to campus

The line at the opening of Habit Burger Grill. Students are inside the location and entering under a "the Habit Burger Grill - Now open!" sign and a silver and blue balloon palm tree.

Into Nature: The History Of Camping in the Far West

Join the University Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives Department on February 28th for a "Last Chance" talk and guided tour

A black and white image of a woman and children next to a car

University of Nevada, Reno signs contract for two interim housing facilities

Agreement procures 836 needed student beds for the 2020-2021 academic year

" “Canyon Flats and Uncommon Reno will offer spaces for our residence hall students to succeed.”


A match made in medical school

UNR Med Student Outreach Clinic involvement sparks medical student romance, leads to marriage

Aradhana Mehta and Lance Horner posing for a cute photo in which Aradhana is being held up in her medical school graduation attire by Lance, who is in a suit

Men’s basketball: Harris earns national honor

Nevada’s high-scoring junior guard named Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

Nevada basketball guard Jalen Harris, wearing white with blue 2 on his jersey, dribbles against a UNLV opponent in red.

Bob Cashell: An historic difference-maker for the University

The former Reno mayor's influence on campus stretched for more than four decades

President Joe Crowley with Bob Cashell in President's Office of Clark Administration

Journalism alumni provide social media expertise for the College Football Playoff

Former Nevada Athletics interns share another moment together while working at the CFP National Championship

Five university alumni pose in front of a stadium tunnel at the College Football Playoff.

Undergraduate Research: growing interest, growing support, new director

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

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

Engagement of the highest order: University named ‘Carnegie Engaged’

The University receives 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, is named official partner in Nevada's prosperity

Makers using the fabrication lab at the Innevation Center in

Teaching the importance of MLK and Inclusion

University students along with other community volunteers went to the Boys and Girls Club of the Truckee Meadows to give back to the community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Children from the Boys and Girls Club walking down the street in a silent protest

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

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

Student holding up Argentina cardboard frame

Go be great: Fitness & Recreational Sports mentoring and student success

One of the largest and most potentially risk-laden entities on campus relies on student workers to keep things running, and how they do it benefits everyone

Sheena Harvey holds a basketball while standing under the words Nevada Wolf Pack in the E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center

Pack turns Nevada's basketball map blue with win over Rebels

Wolf Pack's 86-72 win is fifth straight over in-state rivals

Jalen Harris dribbling the ball with a UNLV player on defense

Great Basin Hall receives LEED Gold Certification

The University’s newest residence hall earned recognition for its environmental achievements as a LEED Gold Certified building.

Great Basin Hall viewed from across Virginia St. with the University of Nevada, Reno pedestrian bridge spanning the street

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

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

Music conductor leading the U.S. Navy Band with audience blurred behind him.

Nevada Consolidated Copper Company Records

Records can be found in the University Libraries Special Collections and University Archives department. They contain materials highlighting the history of copper mining in northeast Nevada.

Nevada consolidated mining collection cyanotype photo

Scaling-up at the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library

Redesigned space, enhanced support structure, experiential learning key to the development of new knowledge

DeLaMare Library exterior

University joins Redfield Foundation, Eddy House to serve homeless youth

Initiative to involve students, faculty and community partners; first 24-hour facility for at-risk youth in Reno

Two Eddy House Youth Advocates carry a TV box up stairs

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

University faculty moderate, provide expertise at free MidTown event

We the People document, American flag and quill pen

Late Pack rally not enough in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Wolf Pack's fourth-quarter comeback thwarted by Ohio, 30-21

Wide receiver Elijah Cooks playing against Hawaii

First-generation Ph.D. student Christina T. Igono wins award at international soil science conference

"It is imperative professionals in my field develop sustainable agricultural practices, mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and reduce natural disasters or we might not survive."

Christina T. Igono wearing glasses and a gray turtleneck stares into the distance

Top stories of 2019 highlight transition and change at University

Argenta explosion, Johnson announcement, Pack basketball are most viewed Nevada Today stories

Caleb Martin playing against Fresno State

University honors 2019 Winter Senior Scholars

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

Plaques of the senior scholars

Carothers, V.P. for Development and Alumni Relations, to retire

During 15 years as V.P. of DAR, John Carothers has overseen major philanthropy gains by University

John Carothers

The University Libraries celebrate the season with Holiday Book Tree

The tree weighs one ton and is comprised of 347 books from the National Union Catalog

Holiday book tree located in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Presidential searches then and now: history as preamble … and portent?

With President Marc Johnson stepping down in June, it's a great time to look back at how presidential transitions have happened in the past.

Third president of the university, University President Joseph Edward Stubbs (president from 1894-1914) stands on Mackay Field with two other men in military uniforms.

Next phase of campus dining realized

Updated information as of Dec. 10 – The Den will open at 10 p.m. Dec. 11.

Construction of the new, phase two, interim dining facility, The Den.

Winter Commencement: 'Not how you start, but how you finish'

1,868 degrees conferred during 2019 Winter Commencement ceremonies

Graduates smiling at the 2019 Winter Commencement –

Nevada to play Ohio in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game

Third bowl visit to Boise for a bowl game for the Wolf Pack

A Wolf Pack flag waving in the crowd at a football game

Free tuition and books offered at the University of Nevada, Reno

‘Nevada Guarantee’ program ensures income-qualified students receive a four-year degree with little to no student debt

Perla Gonzalez Roman and Martha Georgina Aguilar

Nevada set to graduate 21 student-athletes this winter

Wolfie mascot pointing at the camera while on the football field at night

First-generation student with a passion for educating in Title 1 schools

Jen Segura’s passion for education has captivated the attention of her instructors and the minds of her students

Jennifer Segura

Pack Provisions seeks donations this holiday season

Impact a student’s life by helping Pack Provisions keep its shelves stocked

A student opens the fridge within the University food pantry Pack Provisions

University wins ‘Beacon Award for Excellence in Student Achievement and Success’ for NevadaFIT program

Felicia DeWald recognized for her exceptional leadership of the program

Felicia DeWald is presented with an award by Thayne McCulloh, president of Gonzaga University and vice chair of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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

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

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

Two, statewide University-hosted programs selected to receive grants

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

Woman wears a hardhat in an advanced manufacturing setting

Presidential search forums held on campus

Recommendation on a national search or interim appointment to be made to Regents in December

Clark Administration building

Campus conversations focuses on diversifying curriculum

Gathering stresses how best to incorporate diversity, inclusion into learning settings

Students walking through Hilliard Plaza

Academic units incorporating virtual reality, augmented reality into research projects

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

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

President Marc Johnson to transition to faculty at end of June 2020

University’s 16th chief executive announces move following historic tenure

President Marc Johnson stand in front of the Knowledge Center

Faces of the Pack: Passion for mechanical engineering helps graduate student succeed

Rebecca Histed, graduate student, won a prestigious National Science Foundation award and makes a difference in the mechanical engineering department

A student stands in the laboratory in front of her research.

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

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

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

Nevada athletics produces record-high Graduation Success Rate

Department has posted a record score of 85 percent in this year’s report, up four points from its previous high-water mark

Two Nevada Wolf Pack Women's Soccer Players give each other a double high-five

University Police Services receives grant funds to participate in Joining Forces Program

Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety grants awarded

" “We appreciate the support in educating our population, as it provides a great opportunity for us to partner with our local colleagues in an effort to increase safety for all drivers and pedestrians.”


Campus Express, like Uber Eats but for your academic needs

University Libraries delivers books, articles, DVDs, and more right to your office on campus

Nevada logo on campus with Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center in background

Johnson at 2019 State of the U: 'University just keeps getting better.'

State of the University address, 'Big Goals Achieved – Realizing Our Vision,' included impressive numbers, University updates, a call for understanding and hearty congratulations and thanks to campus community

President Marc Johnson speaks at the podium during the State of the University Address. A live video of him speaking is playing to his right, and the caption reads, 'Higher Education rankings. Wow! The University keeps getting better in serving our students!'

College of Science honor exceptional alumni

The College of Science and Mackay School honored an impressive group of alumni at the annual Alumni of the Year reception on September 25.

Doug Smith posing for a photo with a gray wolf in snowy Yellowstone National Park.

Create your own VR content at Libraries' VR Sessions

VR Sessions feature 360 Video and Photo Creation, Photogrammetry, 3D Modeling, Unreal Game Development Software, and Unity Game Development Software

Michelle Rebaleati posing in VR gear

Celebrating 9 years of annual College Day event at Clayton Middle School with motivational words, pep rally

More than 800 middle-school students got excited about college; guest speakers and mascot dance-off promoted enthusiasm for future learning

Two Clayton Students show off their new Nevada Wolf Pack Future Students Shirts

Johnson to address path forward in 2019 State of the University

State of the University address set for Oct. 8

University President Marc Johnson

Homecoming 2019: A time to reflect, and remember

Featuring Wolf Pack football and soccer games and a host of other events, this year's homecoming is one for the ages

Homecoming, Wolf Pack football fans, Mackay Stadium, 2008

University student voter turnout experiences a monumental increase

Along with the ‘massive surge’ experienced across the country, students at the University of Nevada, Reno registered to vote and turned out to the polls in record numbers in 2018

Sign saying "vote here Vote aqui" outside the Joe Crowley Student Union, with two students walking in

A decade strong: University ranks in the top tier for tenth year straight

University of Nevada, Reno rated one of U.S. News & World Report's “Best National Universities” for ten years running

Spring Commencement on the Quad. A line of graduates in robes make their way through a crowd of family and friends. A light pole with a banner reading 'World Improving Research Happens Here' is in the foreground.

Campus climate survey results released

University community members were invited to speak their truths in spring 2019 climate survey, and the results are in

Students walk in front of the Knowledge Center on a sunny day. The block-N sculpture is present in the foreground.

A new MyNEVADA is on its way

The Student Informaiton System is undergoing a technical upgrade, (which requires a short outage) and the new MyNEVADA will enhance the user experience for students.

Students working on computers in the @One Computer Lab on campus at the University.

Campus gathers to give ‘thanks’ for work done since July 5 explosion

First responders and others were recognized for their work during and after the emergency situation

A room filled with people sitting and standing while listening to President Marc Johnson, who is at the podium

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

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

The Reno arch lit up at night

Uncharted territory at Wolf Pack Tower

NevadaFIT preparation for new students officially kicks off with Saturday's move-in day

Moving in to Wolf Pack Tower

Incubating jobs, energy and the future economy in downtown Reno

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

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

Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

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

Faculty member and student in front of research-project poster

Wolf Pack athletics Hall of Fame inducts historic all-women class

Hall of Fame class of nine women includes groundbreaking figures in administration, basketball, softball and volleyball

Karly Sipherd ready to make a kill


Helping every student succeed

commencement blurred background

Where is blockchain used?

Nathaniel Jones, CISSP and a blockchain instructor at the University of Nevada Reno, Extended Studies, explains where blockchain technology is used beyond Bitcoin

A bitcoin logo on a gold coin in front of a blurry computer screen with graphs

Frequently Asked Questions regarding the July 5 Argenta Hall Explosion

Updated information as of Monday, July 15 at 12 p.m.

Image of the Joe Crowley Student Union, E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center from north to south

Coping with the psychological aftermath of the Argenta explosion

Experts say be there for colleagues and students; understand everyone will process Friday's explosion in different ways

Campus scenic photo

Gov. Sisolak tours Argenta Hall

Nevada governor shown main areas of damage during tour

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak in Argenta Hall

Argenta Hall press conference updates campus on latest developments

State Fire Marshal says explosion was caused by “isolated incident” in boiler room

Members of the media interviewing University officials

Faces of the Pack: Undergraduate student wins Goldwater Scholarship for work on plant reproduction

Edward Cruz hopes to improve agricultural production as an academic researcher

Picture of Edward Cruz

University supports Artown with sustainability efforts, original artwork, on-campus events and more

Attendees encouraged to wear Wolf Pack gear opening night, July 1

A crowd of people sitting in front of Reno's outdoor Wingfield Park amphitheater

Faces of the Pack: Undergraduate student wins Goldwater Scholarship for work on dark matter detection

Guglielmo Panelli continues research with hopes of furthering his knowledge in grad school

Panelli infront of a whiteboard with equations written on it

Cody Martin selected in NBA Draft

Senior guard, taken in second round, is first Pack player chosen since 2010

Cody Martin introduced before Fresno State game

Lindsey Forbes wins Outstanding New Advisor Award

NACADA: The Global Network for Academic Advising recognized Lindsey Forbes for her efforts in guiding students towards success

Lindsey Forbes stands in the Pennington Student Achievement Center outside of the University Advising Center.

Graduate of the Pack: Ana Nunez Zepeda, nutrition instructor

"It’s important that there are people doing what I do because we can help our community by teaching them how to have a healthy lifestyle."

Nunez Zepeda at booth

Faces of the Pack: Junior in the College of Engineering awarded prestigious summer fellowship at Stanford University

Valeria Nava, McNair scholar, has also published a research paper in her field of study

A student in a laboratory smiles for the camera.

Partnership yields new technology for neuroscience research, patient care

Renown Health and the University bring the latest in advanced brain imaging – the ‘gold standard’ for research – to Northern Nevada

Two people looking at computer image in suite where MRI equipment is operated

Nevada Cyber Club captures national championship

Student members credit success to lessons learned in the classroom and in real world application

A group of students coding in a computer lab as one student writes instructions on a white board.

Cultural Graduate Celebrations bring together campus community

These celebrations are in their ninth year and more numerous than ever.

Graduates lined up at the Latinx celebration

Faces of the Pack: Fellowships lead to travel opportunities for one engineering doctoral student

Materials engineering and science program helps Cayla Harvey travel and conduct groundbreaking research

Cayla Harvey in front of a computer and large scanning microscope in a laboratory.

University Libraries hosted 2019 Graduation Celebration

The Libraries gifted the Graduates certificates of appreciation, lapel pins, and double honor cords

A person holding a degree and a graduation cap that says From Cub to Wolf

Spring Commencement 2019: 'Catch your breath for a moment ... but don't stop'

Record number of degrees, 3,201, conferred during University's 129th Commencement

Happy graduate waving

Sandoval among NSHE award winners honored at Commencement

Distinguished Nevadan class includes two former governors and founder of Basque Studies program

Governor Brian Sandoval with Upward Bound Students

Honor the Best ceremony celebrates accomplishments and milestones of students, faculty and staff

‘All of you are the embodiment of the mission and values of our University’

" The Honor the Best ceremony has been a staple gathering around commencement since 1970 and recognizes the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students.


75 Wolf Pack student-athletes set to graduate at University Commencement ceremonies this week

'Earning a college degree is the ultimate goal for our student-athletes'

President Marc Johnson and Malik Reed

Kyle Murray named University’s Spring 2019 Herz Gold Medalist

College of Science student earns top grade-point average, calls Math Center ‘home,’ volunteers at Renown Emergency room, and has passion for running, cooking, learning Italian

Young man and older woman pose for a photo standing by a brick railing with an Italian city landscape behind them

Tibbitts winners share love of teaching ... and of long, hard-working summers

Engineering's Vollstedt and Anthropology's Smith honored

Ann Marie Vollstedt with her class

University honors 2019 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

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

Manzanita Hall on the Quad of the University of Nevada, Reno

University to award most-ever degrees through four Spring Commencement ceremonies

Spring 2019 Commencement ceremonies May 16, 17 and 18

Graduate facing Morril Hall with a mortar board that reads, "I'm psyched. Thanks Mom & Dad"

Two University students receive 2019 Regents’ Scholar Awards

The College of Liberal Arts is fortunate to have an undergraduate and graduate student as Regents’ Scholar recipients

Hannah Huntley and Hector Arciniega

Annual Savitt Awards Banquet celebrates student and faculty achievements

The Reynolds School of Journalism recognizes scholarship recipients, honor society students and award winners.

A group of people on a stage, all holding awards.

Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

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

University student with faculty member/mentor and community partner

Closing the Deal: a commitment to student workers’ professional success

University Residential Life, Housing, and Food Services partnered with the Nevada Career Studio and Nevada Dining to provide seniors with a workshop on interviews, etiquette and salary negotiation.

Students listening to a presentation of interview strategies.

Tutoring Center recognized for setting national standards of supplemental instruction

University of Nevada, Reno’s Tutoring Center received its three-year Supplemental Instruction Certification for the Nevada PASS program

Six students discussing course work around a table during a Nevada PASS session.

Capstone projects from graduating seniors on display during College of Engineering's Innovation Day

Open to the public, the event helped demonstrate the impact of engineering disciplines on everyday life

A group of students gathered around a car, discussing the project and its poster.

Exploring the future of food production on Earth … and in space

Jeff Harper named Nevada’s Distinguished Career Researcher for his significant work addressing the global, food-security challenge

Jeff Harper in his biochemistry laboratory.

Campus Conversations: Student success the 'cornerstone' of the University

Though much work remains, conversation points to many positive trends for the student body

Students at civic engagement

University nationally recognized once more for setting standards of civic engagement

NASPA continues to recognize the University as a “Voter Friendly Campus”

Students preparing to vote by learning about Washoe County voting equipment.

Faces of the Pack: Undergrad research pays off for engineering student

Mercedes Anderson has been dedicated to the field of computer science and engineering since first stepping foot on campus

A robot arm on a table and it is holding a cube.

USAC scholarships help students from underrepresented groups study abroad

First-generation college student scholarships also part of study abroad effort

Esmeralda Torres in a scenic USAC spot

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

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

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

Real time-tracking for all PACKTransit and ASUN Campus Escort shuttles coming soon

Three-year service agreement in place thanks to campus partnership between ASUN and Parking and Transportation Services

PACKTransit Shuttle driving down Virginia Street.

Update: full Panera Bread coming to campus fall 2019

Chartwells announces Panera Bread bakery and café instead of Panera Express

Two women in a deli stand and pose with food in hand

Juniper Networks National Higher Education Advisory Board Discusses Cutting Edge Technology at the University of Nevada

A leadership meeting focused around research and technology was hosted at the University for the first time.

Vice Provost Steve Smith and Juniper Networks Board Member listen to Dr. Scotty Strachan as he presents information

Empowering Indigenous student voice through research: IRISE

University students attend and present at professional conferences and programs, producing research that affirms tribal sovereignty and nationhood.

Students and faculty pose for a photo at a conference in Hawaii.

$11 million grant advances research at the forefront of cardiovascular disease

Biggest Little Research: Significant NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence support builds on molecular and cellular expertise to address the leading cause of death

Seven faculty members view demonstration of a large-size "two-photon" microscope

Early-career faculty members present to campus colleagues

Lightning Talks represented a variety of disciplines, including water research, oboe playing and instruction, multimodal literacies and more

Mariana-Cecilia Velazquez behind a podium giving a presentation with a projector screen behind her and the back of an audience member's head.

Institute for Neuroscience to help a multidisciplinary center of excellence become even stronger

James Kenyon named director of University of Nevada, Reno institute designed to complement and extend the energy, experience and potential in the neurosciences

2 faculty member sitting at desk in office with neuroscience-related images on the computer screens

Gordon-Mora named University Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Longtime educator also has private sector experience in partnering with members of underrepresented groups

Clark Administration building

Staff Employees' Council calling for nominations, due by April 5

Awards include the 2019 Distinguished Classified Employee of the Year and Wolf Cub of the Year

Two people enter a building and walk toward a table where five people are gathered around, one sitting, four standing, looking at brochures about the University of Nevada, Reno.

A dream denied, but many more dreams realized than anyone could've imagined

Wolf Pack basketball's four-year odyssey into the national basketball consciousness has been remarkable

Wolf Pack seniors Jordan Caroline, Caleb Martin and Cody Martin

Third time's a charm for Pack?

For the third straight year, Wolf Pack men's basketball earns NCAA bid, this time as a No. 7 seed in the West

Coach Musselman and his players on a stage at the Silver Legacy

University to hold inaugural Cyberinfrastructure Day March 27th

Academic researchers to converse with University leadership and technology providers about campus research technology support

Dr. Snow conducts neuroscience research with a student on campus.

Promotion and tenure discussion presented by Early Career Academic Faculty Committee

‘Your application is your representation of your story;’ insights and tips from members of the Promotion and Tenure Committee

A professor stands behind a computer monitor during a lecture with a projector screen behind him.

Southside School becomes part of downtown innovation hub

Footprint of entrepreneurial and educational offerings expands as University takes over operation of historic building in downtown Reno

Brick, two-story Southside School building

The legacy of Cody and Caleb Martin

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

Caleb Martin with fans at the Fresno State game

Administrative Faculty Committee hosts lunchtime event with senior administrators

Faculty engaged in transparent conversation about growth, resources and the future; ‘full-court press' situation in timeline of Campus Climate Survey

A presenter addresses a room full of people sitting down around tables. A drop-down projector screen with a PowerPoint slide accompanies her presentation.

Introducing Romando Nash, incoming Associate Vice President for Student Life Services


'It's an awesome realization of how far we've come'

On March 1, 1869, Nevada made history by becoming first state to ratify 15th amendment

Assemblyman Jason Frierson in a classroom

Fazekas' No. 22 now belongs to the ages

Wolf Pack great has jersey retired at halftime of Pack's game against UNLV

Nick Fazekas

University set to host 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows for fifth year

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

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

Faces of the Pack: Five years, two degrees and one certificate for engineering standout

Accelerated program and unique certificate provide hands-on research skills for engineering grad

A computer model of half a nuclear canister with the different colors representing various materials and temperature distribution.

The E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center: a hub for student well-being

A source of fitness, activity and employment, the E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center has something for everyone

A fitness instructor giving instructions to her students.

Welcome to Carnegie R1: from stretch goal to the University’s new reality

University’s commitment to earning classification since 2013 pays off

View of Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Campus Conversations on Feb. 5 to focus on Carnegie R1 implications

President, Provost to be on hand to answer questions about what institutional milestone means for the future

Wolf Pack alumni photo

Building research infrastructure: Investment in Core Labs

New directors named to centers for bioinformatics and genomics

Paul Hartley and Yanji Xu in genomics lab

Yumei Feng named Research and Innovation Leadership Fellow

UNR Med faculty member and biomedical researcher looks forward to immersive research administration experience

Dr. Yumei Feng sitting in her office with book shelves in the background

University of Nevada, Reno elevated to ‘R1’ Carnegie classification

University’s commitment to earning classification since 2013 pays off

Five students working in a lab at the University

Environmental discoveries, men's hoops lead most popular stories of 2018

Lahontan cutthroat trout species re-discovery was the most clicked on Nevada Today story in 2018

Lahontan cutthroat trout

Men's cross country to return in 2019

Athletic department announces rifle program will be discontinued and men's cross country program will be added

1968 mens cross country team

Revealing our dynamic landscape through new high-resolution topographic data

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology’s regional-scale lidar mapping provides novel insights into earthquake, flood and glacial history

Image of river basin developed through airborne lidar mapping technology

University is driving innovation in diversity and inclusivity with new campus initiatives

Faculty, staff and students participate in specialized training, assessment and reflection; 40 percent of trainees are graduate students

A professor, middle, sitting, instructing two students

Nevada Wolf Pack earns 2018 AFCA Academic Achievement Award

Two Wolf Pack football players on the field during a game

Engineering graduate hopes to alleviate traffic woes in Nevada

Jianqing Wu recently graduated with a Ph.D. in civil engineering

A student sits at a laboratory style desk

2018 Winter Commencement: 'What path will you take?'

1,864 degrees conferred during two ceremonies on Saturday

Grateful College of Science student

27 student-athletes set to graduate at the 2018 Winter Commencement ceremonies

Student athletes who are set to graduate stand together.

A father, a son and why Pack Basketball is No. 6 in the country

40 years ago, Eric Musselman's father coached the Reno Bighorns; today, the Wolf Pack is playing in a way that would make Eric's father proud

Coach Eric Musselman high fives fans

Nevada accepts invitation to NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Nevada Wolf Pack Football running back Taua Toa runs past players of the Oregon State Beavers during a game Sept. 15, 2018, played at Mackay Stadium in Reno

Wolf Pack APR at 77 percent; 800 student-athletes have graduated in last 13 years

University's student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom and on the playing field