Campus life & athletics
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
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
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!
Tragedy in Buffalo, N.Y.
Words cannot begin to express the shock, horror and grief that we all felt over the weekend when we learned of the murderous rampage in Buffalo, N.Y.
Nevada receives $20 million National Science Foundation research award for fire science
NSF EPSCoR investment will increase capacity for wildland fire research, education, and workforce development
Two campuses, one common cause
The past academic year has seen collaboration and teamwork mark the SNU-UNR transition
Concluding the 2021-22 academic year
Congratulations to all of our students, faculty and staff for a memorable and successful academic year. The commitment you have demonstrated to one another is inspiring.
Sommerfeld leads Pack trio in heptathlon
Anna Maria Sommerfeld led the trio of Pack athletes on Day 1, sitting in sixth place. Hanah Smrt closed the day in eighth and Kate Kadrmas in ninth
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.
Digital Wolf Pack Initiative expands, providing iPads to incoming freshmen and transfer students
Provost's office leads collaboration with Apple for iPads
Men’s Tennis claims Mountain West outright title
Wolf Pack win first Mountain West regular season title and the first conference title since 1982
Sagebrushers ep. 2: Dean Manos Maragakis
Join your host President Brian Sandoval as he talks with Dean of the College of Engineering Manos Maragakis about running, stepping down from his role and into the faculty, and his favorite times on campus
Undergraduate researcher and McNair Scholar reflects on impressive academic journey
Experience in Undergraduate Research and McNair Scholars Program leads to NSF graduate fellowship award for CABNR student
Leah John and Victoria Gailey earn individual births into NCAA Championship
This will be the first time in program history that the team has had two golfers make the NCAA Regionals as individuals
2022 Outstanding Researcher: Advancing the science that explains how our bodies’ functions connect
UNR School of Medicine Professor Scott Earley’s leading edge research achieves breakthroughs in cell signaling and ion channel regulation
Healthy Minds Study: understanding mental health on campus
The Healthy Minds Study survey was recently sent out to students and, for the first time, faculty and staff at the University – check your inbox!
Denim Day is part of a global movement to expose harmful behaviors and attitudes surrounding sexual assault. I encourage all of you to wear denim on Wednesday, April 27, in support of Denim Day.
University’s 10th annual College Day pep rally encourages middle-school students to go to college
University of Nevada, Reno and Clayton Middle School partnership promotes enthusiasm for future learning
"If I hid behind my mask, would they still see me?"
Xueying Zheng, Jocelyn Simmons and S. Lucile Purnell delivered their award-winning speeches at the start of the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit
Earth Day is Every Day
Today is Earth Day, and the University acknowledges that we are all citizens of the world – and that we all have an important role in preserving our planet for future generations.
Nicola Ader Earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week
Ader broke the school record in the Heptathlon
Wolves on Wheels: Joanna Trieger
Dedicated bike commuter Joanna Trieger shares her favorite "parking" spot. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
Troy Morris is the Employee Veteran of the Month for the State of Nevada for March 2022
Facilities Supervisor Troy Morris is a valued member of the Wolf Pack community and has a hand in nearly every event that takes place on campus.
Undergraduate researchers prepare for Wolf Pack Discoveries
Faculty mentors and student awardees provide insight to the rewarding experience of University-supported research, scholarly and creative activities
Wolf Pack Weekend details and information
The Nevada football team is set for the Battle Born Showdown. Men's tennis plays SDSU. Women's soccer plays Lake Tahoe CC. And softball plays New Mexico.
You earns Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year
Jian Li You earned her seventh Mountain West Diving Coach of the Year honor
In an effort to acknowledge and to build upon the culture of support at our University, I am happy to announce the Wolf Pack Wellbeing Week will be held April 18-22.
Waiters to represent Team USA in the 24th Summer DeafLympics
Nevada Senior Kyla Waiters has been selected to represent the USA dear volleyball team
Gaming app will help faculty navigate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)
Engineering professor Kelly Cross receives CAREER grant to survey engineering faculty about their beliefs and values about DEI and to develop gaming tool to coach faculty in responding to DEI situations.
Wolves on Wheels: Tom Albright
Read about Associate Professor of Geography Tom Albright's adventures on a bicycle. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
Computer science & engineering students will showcase Capstone projects April 29
View design projects created by graduating seniors at CSE Innovation Day.
Wolves on Wheels: Jennifer Kent
Read about Jennifer Kent's love of bicycling to campus with her daughter. Whether you're a rain-or-shine bike commuter, a frequenter of the downhill mountain bike trails north of campus or you enjoy a mellow ride on a sunny day, we want to hear your story!
Welcome to the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit
President Brian Sandoval's opening remarks from the Northern Nevada Diversity Summit the morning of April 6, 2022
Victoria Gailey Finishes in Third-Place at Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
Gailey led Nevada Women’s Golf to a Fourth Place Finish overall in Arizona
University awarded for outstanding comprehensive safety program
Dedicated teamwork and resource-efficient initiatives secured the American Chemical Society award for the second time
Nevada Football Set for Battle Born Showdown April 23
Join Nevada Football at Mackay Stadium for our annual Spring Game at 6 p.m.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX for Women's History Month
Title IX Coordinator Maria Doucettperry answers questions about Title IX and the importance of policies like it
Bill Nye the Science Guy comes to Reno April 2
University of Nevada, Reno brings popular scientist-entertainer to the Reno Events Center
Peyton Callens of Nevada Men’s Golf wins first career championship
Nevada continues its dominant play this season with another top-seven finish. This is the third time the Pack has finished second this year and the eighth time it has finished in the top seven through eight tournaments during the 2021-22 season.
Aging Appreciation Week: Gerontology Academic Program offers events for everyone
Explore the joy, challenges and humanity of aging today as part of Aging Appreciation Week, April 4 to 6, 2022
'Unless the pass is closed, we will be there'
How Luella Lillly became one of the greatest administrators and coaches the University has ever seen
Materials science and engineering student wins big at international conference
Sydney Fields won best poster award at her first conference, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2022 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Nevada Men’s Cross Country Earns Personal Bests at Bob Larsen Distance Carnival
The Nevada Wolf Pack men's cross country team competed at the Bob Larsen Distance Carnival March 25
Indigenous feminist speakers brought to the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus
Guest speakers are made possible through Nevada Humanities grants in an effort to promote decolonial change through local empowerment thanks to Lydia Huerta and Debra Harry
Official launch of "Sagebrushers" podcast
The idea behind “Sagebrushers” is to highlight the stories of the people, events and history that make our University great.
Sagebrushers podcast: Tales from The Wolf Pack Way
President Brian Sandoval hosts the new podcast from the University of Nevada, Reno, launching on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more March 29
Updates regarding Sierra Nevada University
The cohesive and collaborative work of the team, both on-site in Incline Village and here on our campus in Reno has been extraordinary.
University-grown meat and produce now available to those in need through on-campus food pantry
Pack Provisions partners with Wolf Pack Meats and Desert Farming Initiative to provide ground beef, fruits and vegetables year round
NSF CAREER Award paves the way for breakthroughs in science by eliminating data transfer bottlenecks
Engin Arslan’s research will bolster next-generation, data intensive applications by designing a new scalable and reliable data transfer framework.
Nicola Ader earns Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week
Ader earns this honor with her first place finish in the high jump
Grand (re)Opening of the Pillsbury Graduate Quiet Study (MIKC 500)
Graduate Research Assistant and Internal Vice President of the Graduate Student Association Taissa K. Lytchenko talks about the dedicated study space for graduate students
Women’s Golf to host inaugural Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament
The Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament benefiting Nevada Women's Golf will be on Monday, May 23rd at Somersett Country Club
Nevada earns Mountain West SAAC Community Service Award
It is the fifth time in the past eight years that Nevada has earned the award
University's logging sports team cuts its way to victory
Nevada Loggers win big at largest forest conference and exhibition in the West
Cambridge Jr., Sherfield of Nevada Men’s Basketball named to All-Mountain West Third Team
Each player earned an All-Mountain West honor for the second year in a row
Fall 2021 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards
Award recipients are recognized for their outstanding instruction and for creating positive learning environments
Sophomore Isabella Pfeiffer is participating in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program
German exchange student gains self-confidence and independence while studying at the University
Blue Tie Ball announced for April 22
The Blue Tie Ball returns in 2022, as Nevada Athletics will host the 11th edition of the event Friday, April 22, at The Peppermill Resort and Casino
Thank you for all you do
National Employee Appreciation Day is a time for us to show appreciation for the achievements and contributions that are made by employees throughout the country.
DePolo of Nevada Swim and Dive qualifies for NCAA Championships
Nevada swimmer Donna dePolo has qualified to compete at the 2022 NCAA Championships for the second year in a row
Nevada Lands 61 to Academic All-Mountain West list
University of Nevada, Reno had 61 student-athletes named to the Fall 2021 Academic All-Mountain West List
Ben Hazard, the first Black professor at the University of Nevada, Reno
“I want to make sure that by being the first Black professor I also will not be the last.”
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.
Faces of the Pack: Blesethe West challenges herself by pursuing Undergraduate Research
Pack Research Experience Program and valuable faculty mentorship provide opportunities for first-year pre-med student to get out of her comfort zone
Men’s & women’s basketball welcome donor-funded locker room building
Single-largest gift in Athletics history supports stand-alone locker rooms and team lounges to be completed by early 2024
Nevada Swim and Dive claim All-Conference awards
After a second-place finish at the Mountain West Championships, the Nevada swim and dive team claimed 28 individual and three relay All-Conference team awards
From the Silver & Blue to the Red, White & Blue
Krysta Palmer ’16 brings home the bronze from Tokyo Olympic Games
Faces of the Pack: Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell reflects on her time at the University
"Go after your dreams and don’t doubt your intellect, ability and motivation to complete your goals in life. You can do it!"
Celebrating the achievements of Colin Kaepernick
Colin’s achievements in the service of a better society are at the heart of the Wolf Pack Way
Further guidance regarding masks on campus
It is important to note that the University cannot implement its own mask mandate.
Nevada Football announces 2022 schedule
The Pack begins a new season led by Head Coach Ken Wilson, with an exciting 2022 schedule on the horizon which includes home games against Texas State, Incarnate Word, Colorado State, San Diego State, Boise State and Fresno State
Leah John earns first career win, Nevada Women’s Golf finishes second at The Show
Leah John made some big pars to close out the third round and hold on to earn her first-career win at The Show at Spanish Trail. The Nevada women's golf team finished second with a score of nine over
Super Bowl journey: Austin and Madison Corbett remain two Wolf Pack superstars
Two Wolf Pack greats, one in football and one in volleyball, made their time at the University truly matter
Honoring Black History Month
Black History Month is a time for sincere appreciation for the lasting contributions members of the Black/African-American community have made to our society.
COVID-19 update on face coverings
Based upon legal guidance provided by NSHE, our University is lifting our campus mask mandate effective immediately.
University's 2023-2027 Strategic Plan review opportunity
The 2023-2027 Strategic Plan is still in draft form but is now available to the University community for review.
Carson Strong, Romeo Doubs, Cole Turner invited to NFL Draft combine
Carson Strong is one of 15 quarterbacks, Romeo Doubs is one of 40 wide receivers, and Cole Turner is one of 21 tight ends who will work out in front of NFL scouts and team officials at the 2022 combine
The Nevada Career Studio's Spring Career Fairs
The Nevada Career Studio is hosting Spring Career Fairs on Feb. 16 and 17.
NSHE wants to hear from you
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has asked for you to share your perspectives and thoughts as they work to build their strategic plan for the future of NSHE.
Tyler Bosetti named NCBWA preseason Third Team All-American
Bosetti is coming off a dominant junior campaign where he earned Second-Team All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and ABCA/Rawlings to go along with All-Mountain West First Team accolades
A decade of mentorship at the Disability Resource Center
The DRC’s Peer Mentor Program has been helping first-year students acclimate to life at the University and navigate the services available for students with disabilities for 10 years
Nevada Football announces 2022 signing class
Nevada football, led by Head Coach Ken Wilson, inked 22 student-athletes to complete its 2022 signing class
Nevada Swim and Dive receive CSCAA Scholar All-American Team Honors
The Nevada swim and dive team earned a cumulative team GPA of 3.40 in the 2020 fall semester
University to terminate contract with Northshore Clinical Laboratories
The University terminated its contract with Northshore Clinical Laboratories due to our institution’s dissatisfaction with Northshore’s service in helping to conduct on-campus COVID-19 testing for our students, faculty and staff.
N95 respirators available
We are pleased to announce that the University is now in possession of a first shipment of 10,000 N95 respirators of a 20,000-N95 order that was made earlier this month.
Satchel Benn named Mountain West Player of the Week
Benn went 4-1 over Nevada's three duals in Spokane last weekend, going 2-0 in doubles play and 2-1 in singles action
Wolf Pack to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Wolf Pack Athletics and Girls on the Run-Sierras will again join forces to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Anastasia Luneva and Mariana Campino of Nevada Women’s Tennis Sweep Mountain West Weekly Honors
Nevada women's tennis, fresh off of a 2-0 season-opening weekend, swept the Mountain West weekly honors with wins over Biola and UC Riverside
Gender Affirming Closet to help Wolf Pack express identity
Donations are being accepted through the end of February in anticipation of the first pop-up event March 2
Announcing the TechWise Program
Our University is one of five colleges, and one of three four-year universities in the nation to be selected to participate in TechWise, an equity and inclusion program designed by TalentSprint and supported by Google.
Juan Batalla named Mountain West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week
Batalla went 4-0, with two matches unfinished, in doubles and singles play over Nevada's 3-0 opening weekend
Welcome to the Spring 2022 semester
For more than 20 months now, the sacrifices that you have all made, compassion you’ve shown one another and your undaunted determination have furthered our academic mission in the face of extreme challenge.
Nevada Softball hosts Texas Hold’em Tournament
The Nevada softball team is set to host its inaugural Texas Hold'em Tournament, presented by Big Valley Honda
Baseball season tickets on sale
Nevada baseball season ticket renewals and new purchases are now available for the 2022 season
University updates as we approach the start of the spring semester
We are preparing for a spring semester that includes in-person instruction and in-person operations (programs and services).
Faces of the Pack: Recognizing Jeanine Mooers on World Braille Day
University alumna, Braille proofreader and now software accessibility tester is inspired by her love of Braille and for access technology
Head Coach Ken Wilson announces additions to Nevada Football coaching staff
Five assistant coaches were officially added to the coaching staff
Nevada Softball releases 2022 schedule
Nevada's 52 game slate includes five away tournaments and 24 conference games in the season
Nevada Women's Basketball opens conference play with win over Air Force
Nevada opened Mountain West league play with a win over Air Force Tuesday night at Lawlor Events Center
Pack winning streak ends at with Kansas
Nevada fought gamely, but saw its season-best five-game winning streak snapped in Wednesday's 88-61 loss at No. 6/6 Kansas
From Dean to Coach and now the Wolf Pack’s ‘Dean-Coach’
College of Education and Human Development Dean Don Easton-Brooks joins the Wolf Pack on the football field
Monumental step in bringing University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University together
The Executive Committee of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has voted to approve the proposal for the University's acquisition of Sierra Nevada University (SNU).
Proposal for University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada University transaction approved by accrediting body
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities votes to approve the agreement, contingent upon U.S. Dept. of Education approval
Faces of the Pack: Shawn Thomas is the 2021 Kenneth Lutterman Award recipient
Ph.D. candidate in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Health program with a focus on public health is identifying protective influences for substance use behaviors among populations at risk.
Nevada Takes On Western Michigan in Quick Lane Bowl
The Quick Lane Bowl will be broadcast on ESPN at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday December 27 at 8 a.m. PT
Top stories of 2021: University experts helped provide fact-based COVID knowledge
The good news was that Nevada Today readers increasingly turned to site for news they could use
Baseball Placed in Collegiate Baseball’s Top 50
Collegiate Baseball released its 2022 preseason poll with Nevada ranked 50th heading into the season. Nevada is the only Mountain West program named to the Top 50.
University again recognized as a top research university
I cannot praise enough the work and dedication of our faculty, staff and students in the achievement of this latest University milestone.
University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Las Vegas recognized as two of the nation’s top research universities by Carnegie
Both Universities recieved R1 status in 2018
Nevada signs three to start Early Signing Period
Nevada Football signed three student-athletes to National Letters of Intent on the first day of the Early Signing Period
Tiffany Young on a path to receive third degree from the university and complete a three-decade long educational journey
Doctoral student applies experience in equity and diversity to human development and family sciences research
Wolf Pack Discoveries highlights student research, scholarly and creative activities
Several University programs organize new collaborative symposium to showcase work of more than 100 undergraduate students
Thompson appointed Executive Vice-President, Provost at University of Nevada, Reno
Selection came after national search to fill the position
Jeff Thompson named Executive Vice President and Provost
I am pleased to announce that Jeff Thompson, a longtime faculty member and college and campus administrator, has been named Executive Vice President and Provost of our University.
Nevada names Ken Wilson new Head Football Coach
Wilson brings over two decades experience on the Nevada coaching staff and in administration to his position as Nevada Football's 27th head coach
Dreams realized, history made during Winter Commencement
For the first time in the nearly 30 years of Winter Commencement, two ceremonies were held
Audrey Roden of Women’s Basketball named Freshman of the Week
Roden registered a career-high 22 points while adding three rebounds and a steal in the Pack's victory at Pacific
Wolf Pack bound for Quick Lane Bowl
Representing the Mountain West Conference, Nevada Football competes in bowl for fourth consecutive season. Join the Pack in Detroit!
Nevada Athletics sets graduation success rate record
Nevada student-athletes set a department record with a graduation rate of 89 percent
End of our Fall 2021 semester
I wish to express the University’s gratitude for the exemplary work and empathetic actions of so many that have characterized our fall 2021 semester.
Orvis School of Nursing student accepted into U.S. Navy Nurse Candidate Program
Lindsay Zieschang graduates with her BSN in December and then immediately goes on to complete an 8-year service as a nurse in the U.S. Navy
4th Annual Campus Accessibility Forum: "The University has come a long way"
The 2021 Annual Campus Accessibility Forum will take place Dec. 8 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and will include an array of presenters from across the University
Baseball releases 2022 schedule
The reigning Mountain West Conference Champions features 21 home games
Ken Coll serves as chair-elect of WestEd, prestigious educational non-profit
University professor will be first Nevadan to serve as chairman in a quarter of a century
Nevada Athletics announces Black Friday, Cyber Monday ticket deals
Select men's and women's basketball contests will go on sale Friday, Nov. 26, at 8 a.m. PT
Audrey Roden named Mountain West Freshman of the Week
Roden scored 14 of her 17 points in the first half, including knocking down three three-pointers
More gender-inclusive restrooms to be added to campus
Effort will make 72 gender-inclusive restrooms publicly accessible for the comfort of Wolf Pack community members
ASUN Pack Provisions fundraising drive to help student success
University of Nevada, Reno seeks donations for student food insecurity as part of Giving Tuesday
Nevada Athletics supports Northern Nevada Food Drive
Nevada Athletics and SAAC have collaborated to host an on-campus food drive during football and men's and women's basketball games
Tierney Wolfgram individual qualifier for NCAA Nationals
Wolfgram, who finished second overall in the women's 6k at the NCAA Mountain Regional, secured a place at the NCAA Nationals in Tallahassee with her time of 20:20.4
'I definitely got more out of my service than anything I could've ever expected'
As Veteran's Day approaches, University veterans reflect on service, studies and the future
Women’s Basketball home opener game preview
Nevada tips off its 2021-22 season with a home game against the Saint Mary's Gaels
Carson Strong Named Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist
Help cast your vote for Carson Strong on social media like the original Davey O'Brien Award post highlighting Strong
Faces of the Pack: Yareli Navarro Chavez finds first-generation opportunities through Undergraduate Research
Pack Research Experience Program and TRIO STEM Scholars offer mentorship and sense of belonging to sophomore pre-med student
Graduate of the Pack: Connor Billman, International Agriculture Education Fellowship Program fellow
Empowering youth and elevating small-holder farmers through agricultural science
Faces of the Pack: Luke Miers
University freshman Luke Miers represented the USA at the Snowshoe MTB World Cup
Emily Rich Named to the Conference All-Newcomer Team
Rich led the team in points, goals, and assists during the year as a Freshman
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
President Sandoval Statement on Passing of Charles Mathewson
Charles Mathewson was truly one of Nevada’s visionary leaders and a proud member of our Wolf Pack Family.
Nevada athletics to require proof of vaccination for men's and women's home basketball games
Move will allow fans to attend games without masks if vaccinated
Carson Strong Named to Davey O’Brien Class of ‘21
This honor comes on the heels of Strong setting a program record in completions (49) and posting a career-record 476 yards against Fresno State
Wolf Pack community engages with local City representatives
Leaders within the Associated Students of the University of Nevada host a series of Coffee with Councilors events to encourage civic engagement
Nevada Swim Team Secures First Home Win of Season
Nevada secured wins over UC Davis and Cal State East Bay
Nevada Men’s Basketball’s Grant Sherfield voted Moutain West Preseason Player of the Year
Nevada was tabbed to finish third in the conference for the upcoming season
Nevada Women’s Golf finishes second at Ram Classic
The second-place finish marked the highest for the team this season and the highest place since taking second at the Mountain West Championship on Apr. 15-17 in 2019
Faces of the Pack: Mark Gabot has a passion for research and healthcare
Doctor of Nursing student pursues the changes he wants to see in healthcare through graduate education
Kylie Jimenez named Preseason Mountain West Newcomer of the Year
Nevada's Kylie Jimenez was named the Mountain West Preseason Newcomer of the Year, the conference announced Wednesday.
Marching Band and Pep Band gearing up for Homecoming Game
Gifts needed for updating old uniforms and new equipment
Men’s and women’s basketball to hold open practices
The Nevada men's and women's basketball teams will hold open practices at the Lawlor Events Center on Saturday, Oct. 16 ahead of the Wolf Pack's Homecoming football game against Hawai'i at 7:30 p.m. PT.
Wolf Pack community participates in University of Nevada, Reno Homecoming week
Leaders within the Associated Students of the University of Nevada host a series of traditional events for Homecoming Week 2021 to encourage student participation
Faces of the Pack: Isolina Llaguno
Bachelor of Social Work student discusses why she's proud to identify as a Latina social worker and the impact her Cuban American background will allow her to have in her future career
Nevada Athletics Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month: Mariana Vignoli
Swim team member Mariana Vignoli talks about her Latinx heritage and how it shapes her life
Nevada Humanities with KUNR & Noticiero Movil to host online conversation Learning How to Listen
Virtual discussion on October 13, 2021 complements KUNR & Noticiero Movil One Small Step program
How to hope: new course teaches hope skills to Wolf Pack
Hopeful Mindsets on the College Campus online program open to all Wolf Pack students, faculty and staff
Mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for NSHE employees
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents approved an emergency amendment to the NSHE Code that sets forth policies and procedures enacting a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all NSHE employees, effective Dec. 1.
Sandoval's first State of the University: A nod to history and big goals for the future
Address also included the investiture of Sandoval as 17th president
Finding our true north
As we chart a course for the next stage of our journey, we need you to help find our True North. We need your bold insights, intuitions and innovations for an audacious future in the 2022-27 Strategic Plan.
Faces of the Pack: Jennifer Burton
Master of Social Work student is proud to identify as LatinX social worker to show representation for an often under-represented population
The Wolf Pack Way: a path of greatness
Campus pedestrian thoroughfare lined with banners featuring notable alumni will inspire Wolf Pack members for years to come
Nevada Athletics Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month: Andrea Alcaraz
Nevada Volleyball student-athlete Andrea Alcaraz explains what this month and community mean to her
Wolf Pack Football GRITIron dates announced
GRITIron luncheons begin on Monday, October 4 at 11:30 a.m., no reservations necessary
Unveiling ceremony for University’s newly named Multicultural Center
Multicultural Center Welcome event takes a look back at the importance, legacy of this pivotal campus space
President Brian Sandoval to deliver his first State of the University address on Tuesday, Sept. 28
Brian Sandoval was appointed the 17th president of the University of Nevada, Reno, on Sept. 17, 2020
Pack posts runner-up finish at Gene Miranda Invitational
Nevada men's golf continued its upward movement in Sunday's final round of the Gene Miranda Invitational, firing a collective three-under to climb two spots and bag a runner-up finish at the event.
President Sandoval tests positive for COVID-19
The positive test result I received this morning and the mild symptoms I’ve experienced thus far also point to the fact that the COVID-19 vaccines are indeed doing their job.
Commemorating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month: A Focus on Immigration, Tenacity and Ethnic/Racial Identities
University honors 20th anniversary of 9/11 with unique origami crane art installation
More than 3,000 cranes made from retired, repurposed military uniforms; support provided by the David J. Drakulich Art Foundation: For Freedom of Expression
A Nevada first: University-based Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit established
Nevada becomes 39th state to create multi-agency unit to serve research and conservation of wildlife, fisheries and habitats
Tierney Wolfgram Finishes in 1st Place at San Francisco Invitational
Sophomore Tierney Wolfgram leads Women’s Cross Country team in first meet of the season
Updates for faculty and staff
We would like to clarify and expand on some key points regarding COVID-19 reporting, employee testing and other aspects of how the University is keeping our campus safe.
Nevada Swim and Dive announces 2021-2022 schedule
Season starts Sept. 17 with annual Silver and Blue scrimmage, then annual Alumni meet Sept. 18
#COVIDCrew partners with City of Reno in response to the Board of Regents COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Clinic will be held Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Great Basin Hall Annex located at the base of the Virginia Street pedestrian bridge from 4-7p.m.
COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students approved by Nevada State Board of Health
The unanimous vote to implement a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for spring 2022 semester enrollment took place during an emergency meeting held Friday, Aug. 20
Smoke precautions on campus and at home
The University will continue to monitor the current air quality and provide updates as necessary
Welcome to the fall 2021 semester
I firmly believe that, although we understand the concerns associated with COVID-19, there is nothing that can stop the successes of our students, faculty and staff.
Nevada Wolf Pack App presented by the Rivera Law Group released
Nevada Athletics launches Nevada Wolf Pack App featuring real-time news alerts, schedules, game day details, the ability to manage your tickets to games and shop Wolf Pack merchandise
Coaches Show featuring Wolf Pack Football Coach Jay Norvell kicks off Sept. 1
Dates announced for 2021 Coach Jay Norvell football show hosted by Brew Brothers
Mountain West releases women’s hoops slate
The Mountain West released its 2021-22 women's basketball conference schedule on Friday
Nevada Men’s Basketball Mountain West slate released
The Mountain West released its 2021-22 men's basketball schedule Friday, as the slate returns to its 18-game format
Bill Johnson named Vice President for Advancement
I am pleased to inform you that Bill Johnson has been named Vice President for Advancement. He brings more than 30 years of experience in higher education to the position, and begins his appointment on September 7.
Bill Johnson named Vice President for Advancement
New V.P. has more than 30 years of higher education experience
Greater Nevada Credit Union offers substantial support to NevadaFIT
Funding will help support University of Nevada, Reno’s academic ‘Freshman Intensive Transition’ program, creating a greater culture of student success and completion for incoming freshmen
"Let's Vax the Pack" kicks off with vaccination events, prizes
Free walk-in COVID-19 vaccination events for students scheduled for August 13 and August 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Joe Crowley Student Union
Sparking innovative education and outreach: K-12 Robotics Center | University of Nevada, Reno
With support from Tesla and EDAWN, unique University facility for robotics-based education and competition teams will strengthen the path to degrees, careers and workforce development
Mikeal Carver is recognized as Nevada Employee Veteran of the Month for July 2021
Carver is the assistant director for Grounds and Building Services at the University
Seven-story Gateway Parking Complex construction begins
The complex, on the corner of Lake and East Ninth Streets, will add more than 800 spaces to the south side of the University
Krysta Palmer, the Wolf Pack's woman of bronze
Former Pack standout's bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics makes history
State employee COVID-19 testing policy
Per State of Nevada COVID-19 policies, effective Aug. 15, employees who are not fully vaccinated will be required to take weekly COVID-19 tests and provide proof of testing and results.
University’s Teaching & Learning Technologies restructures, merges with 365 Learning
Newly named Office of Digital Learning now reports directly to Office of the Provost
Palmer captures bronze in Tokyo, becomes first U.S. female diver to medal in the event since 1988
Nevada Swim & Dive Assistant Coach Krysta Palmer medaled in the 3-meter springboard diving event
Rural health care perspectives from a graduating PA student
Alisha Fong talks about her experiences in the UNR Med program
University mask requirement updates
Effective Friday, July 30, the University will follow the State of Nevada's mask mandate, requiring all students, employees and members of the public to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
Five COVID-19 vaccine myths debunked
Dr. Trudy Larson talks about COVID-19 vaccine misconceptions and how you can get vaccinated ASAP
Department of Philosophy welcomes new chair
Cara Nine’s interest in political philosophy led her to focus on issues in justice, ethics and location
Faces of the Pack: Mariah Zinn
Alumna serves healthcare community as registered nurse, serves LGBTQIA+ community by 'making every patient feel included and accepted'
Initial fleet of autonomous food delivery robots have already ascended onto the University campus
Starship Technologies, Chartwells Higher Education still preparing for final launch of real-time food delivery from Nevada Dining vendors; full fleet of approx. 20 robots set to start delivery Aug. 23
University’s commitment to our DACA students and their families
Although disappointing, this latest ruling does not diminish our resolve. Our support for our DACA students and their families remains firm.
Catherine Cardwell selected as dean of University Libraries
'I look forward to building on the strong foundation of the University Libraries and harnessing their creative energy and expertise'
Process begins for Sierra Nevada University to join University ‘family’
In a critical first step, Sierra Nevada University Board of Trustees approves agreement allowing SNU and University of Nevada, Reno to join forces
Process begins for Sierra Nevada University to join University of Nevada, Reno ‘family’
The Board of Trustees of Sierra Nevada University approved an agreement allowing Sierra Nevada University to become part of our University. It is the first step in a process that requires further approvals by the Board of Regents and several key regulatory bodies.
James named Assistant Vice President/Director, University Police Services, Northern Command
James, with University Police Services for more than 18 years, began new appointment July 1
Guinn Center transitions affiliation to the University of Nevada, Reno July 1
‘A strong system of higher education is critical to Nevada’s ability to compete in the global marketplace of ideas and assist in our economic recovery’
Faces of the Pack: Stephan Nguyen brings passion for STEM into education
Undergraduate student finds home in NevadaTeach after switching majors 10 times
Updates on full in-person operations on July 1
During the next few weeks as our preparations for the fall semester shift into high gear, our numbers on campus will surely grow.
University of Nevada, Reno to ask City of Reno to rename North Center Street as ‘University Way’
Request has century-old roots in relationship of University and City
Return to full in-person operations on July 1
We will work together during the fall semester to once again stabilize our in-person operations, assess needs and address gaps and opportunities.
Update of 81st session of the Nevada State Legislature
With every piece of legislation, there comes the challenge of implementation followed by how effectively the legislation matches the needs not only of the moment, but for the future.
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.
Most ever CAREER Awards received by University faculty
8 awardees representing 4 colleges/school receive NSF’s prestigious award in support of early-career success and continued development
Introducing the Digital Wolf Pack Initiative and Apple collaboration
Each member of the fall 2021 first-year class will receive an iPad Air at no cost as the University collaborates with Apple to develop a program that will provide a common learning platform.
Advancing understanding of how our bodies’ systems connect, including the connection of blood flow to dementia
UNR School of Medicine’s Scott Earley – the 2021 Regents’ Mid-Career Researcher of the Year – leads an impressive research program achieving breakthrough discoveries in ion channel regulation
Nevada graduates 62 student-athletes at Spring Commencement
Check out complete list of the Nevada student-athlete graduates by sport
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.
Undergraduate Research Symposium spotlights student passion and knowledge
118 undergraduate students across a variety of disciplines and Nevada higher education institutions presented their research projects virtually
“You make happiness happen.”
Expressing gratitude for the amazing Wolf Pack members who, time and time again, create unforgettable commencement ceremonies for our graduates
NSF CAREER Award recipient Yan Wang investigates phonon waves to develop effective thermal engineering strategies
Research will advance heat-transfer solutions for microchip and laser technologies through improved nanoscale engineering
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 historic Commencement
Over four days, two different graduating classes were honored at Mackay Stadium
Faces of the Pack: Family of educators continues down generations with Chris Crowther’s graduation
A son of a professor and a teacher follows his parents’ path by pursuing a passion for education
Orvis Nursing students graduate despite turmoil and personal tragedy
While the community was on lockdown, Orvis School of Nursing students graduating May 2021 assisted on the front lines and overcame great personal tragedies in order to graduate.
Social work graduate walks in commencement in honor of late son
Aida Guerrero, graduating with her BSW, dedicates her graduation to her young son who tragically passed away in August 2020.
Every class 'should be the best class I’ve ever had'
The University’s Distinguished Faculty award tops Scott Mensing’s decorated career
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."
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
'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
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
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
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’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
Faces of the Pack: Business student recognized as DSP Collegian of the Year
Mya Thomsen receives highest honor bestowed upon Delta Sigma Pi members
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
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
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
Sisolak on campus: 'I'm constantly impressed'
Nevada's Governor given tour of three facilities which speak to the University's unique mission
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 unusual mutation
Research technology transforms how first responders fight fires
Video highlights technology and thought-leadership behind ALERTWildfire, developed through the Nevada Seismological Laboratory
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
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
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.
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.
Two Sisters’ Story Unforgotten
Western Shoshone Defense Project Featured in University Libraries New Mining Exhibit
Jeff Thompson, longtime College of Science dean, named Acting Provost
Katherine McCall, associate dean, assumes acting College of Science dean position
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
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
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
University-wide meeting: 'A feeling of cautious hope'
President Sandoval, campus experts, share updates and expectations for the spring semester
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.
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
Gain professional and academic experience through paid undergraduate research programs
With the help of a mentor, undergraduate students can apply for paid research opportunities
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
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.
Michael Flores named director of Government Relations and Community Engagement
Longtime Nevada government affairs and community outreach professional to join University of Nevada, Reno
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
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
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
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.
Nevada graduates 16 student-athletes during Winter Commencement
More than 1,150 student-athletes have graduated over the past dozen years
The resilient class of 2020
'We faced hardship and some disappointments along the way, but we all made it through in the end'
University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients
University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 9 graduates with top grade-point average
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
Small @One team helps create connection for the Wolf Pack Family through virtual University events
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.
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
Emilly Borthwick-Wong promoted to executive director of undergraduate academic advising
Director provides central student, advisor and assessment support
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
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
Faculty Spotlight - Improving the canvas of campus, one paintbrush stroke at a time
Painter Jorge Farinacci presents ideas, solutions and smiles
Journalism professor appointed to inaugural board of influential professional diversity forum
Caesar Andrews elected to the Journal-isms Inc. Board of Directors
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
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
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
‘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
2020 Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Leadership award given to Eleni Oikonomidoy
Virtual ceremony celebrates the talent at the University of Nevada, Reno
Kaepernick heads six-person Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame class
Babbitt, Criner, Johnson, Kaepernick, Moch and Taua make up latest Hall of Fame class
University updates for the coming weeks
President Sandoval addresses faculty, staff and students in latest Dear Wolf Pack Family messages to campus
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.
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