Impact & student success
Caldor Fire impact on Lake Tahoe’s clarity, ecology studied amidst ongoing wildfire season
As extended smoke and ash continue to impact the Lake Tahoe Basin, researchers hope to better understand if and how the iconic alpine lake can recover.
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
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.
Mark your calendars: College of Engineering’s Internship and Career Fair
On September 22, the College of Engineering will connect students with employers and agencies offering internships and jobs.
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
ALERTWildfire & the 2021 Western Wildfire Support Act
Senators Cortez Masto and Rosen discuss ALERTWildfire funding with Graham Kent and President Sandoval
2021 University Balloon Race Scholarship Recipients
Alec Brennan and Vincent Lee receive the 2021 Balloon Race Scholarship
Forest management in an age of megafires: Sierra Nevada AMEX study demonstrates forest & research resilience
University ecologist continues critical, collaborative research into more effective forest management techniques despite setbacks
Commemorating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month: A Focus on Immigration, Tenacity and Ethnic/Racial Identities
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.
Janita Ethridge honored with 2021 Regents' Academic Advising Award
'I strive to make all students feel welcome and at home at the University and to help them realize their full potential and accomplish their dreams'
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine welcomes class of 2025 with a White Coat Ceremony
First medical school milestone ceremony commemorates 70 new medical students
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.
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
Beekeeping program operated on University’s Main Station Field Lab helps veterans and first responders
Bees4Vets, a nonprofit run by University-connected husband and wife, assists veterans and first responders living with PTSD or TBI
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
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.
Chemical Engineering student earns prestigious scholarship
The American Chemical Society selected senior Jerren Bailey as one of its 138 ACS Scholars
University’s Teaching & Learning Technologies restructures, merges with 365 Learning
Newly named Office of Digital Learning now reports directly to Office of the Provost
Physician Assistant Studies Program Class of 2021 graduates from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
UNR Med PA graduates prepared to bolster Nevada’s health care workforce
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.
Faces of the Pack: Mariah Zinn
Alumna serves healthcare community as registered nurse, serves LGBTQIA+ community by 'making every patient feel included and accepted'
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Nevada, Reno announce new research partnership
Joint research efforts will tackle important science and technology challenges ranging from climate change and water resources to sustainable energy and national security
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.
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.
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’
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.
Nevada Industry Excellence director excited to grow Nevada’s economy through manufacturing
Bringing almost 20 years of manufacturing, sales and marketing experience, Tom Simpkins steps into role as new director for statewide program
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.
With faculty and student mentorship, young Wolf Pack Bots advance to regional LEGO competition
College of Education & Human Development’s Center for Learning and Literacy program builds robotics skills, confidence and literacy
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.
William Roser named fellow in the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The civil engineering doctoral student is also a GAANN Fellow focused on improving the earthquake-resiliency of structures to reduce their carbon footprint.
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
Olivia Tahti wins Madani-Gordaninejad Speech Competition
The environmental engineering student’s speech, “Still Water in Coal Run,” focused on the importance of ethical practice in water infrastructure engineering.
Nevada Cyber Club celebrates semester of successful competitions
Nevada Cyber Club coach Bill Doherty reflects on a semester that saw the Club excel in competition and field an all-women team.
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
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
Lorraine Benuto missioned around providing culturally sensitive evidence based care to the Latinx community and other underserved populations
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology Lorraine Benuto receives this year's Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Leadership Award
Blaize Abuntori acts on a simple idea, makes a big impact
Statistics and data science master's student receives the Cavanaugh Community Volunteer Award for launching the Reno Burrito Project
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.
Goldwater Scholar Jacob Molina continues pursuit of "innate" passion for physics
Molina's research focuses on plasma and condensed matter physics under the mentorship of Assistant Professor Thomas White
NSF CAREER Award recipient Timur Tscherbul develops a new class of algorithms to help solve a ‘quantum physicist’s nightmare’
Through research and teaching assistant professor of physics explores Earth’s life-sustaining processes using quantum computation to describe chemical reactions
Every class 'should be the best class I’ve ever had'
The University’s Distinguished Faculty award tops Scott Mensing’s decorated career
Lily Liu selected as Spring 2021 Herz Gold Medalist
Biology major and dual chemistry, business administration minor, moves on to medical school
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
Elizabeth Leger’s exceptional career “shows no sign of slowing”
Professor of Biology and Director of the Museum of Natural History named Foundation Professor for extraordinary record of achievement
Pamela Sandstrom pairs mentorship with collaboration to engage her students in learning
Teaching Associate Professor of Biology receives the Regents' Teaching Award
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 honors 2021 Senior Scholars
University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 12 graduates with top grade-point averages
Students learn to improve and manage rangeland resources around the world
Animal & Rangeland Science Graduate Program teaches animal science and the ecology, management and restoration of rangeland
IEA Women & Minority in Construction Scholarship established
The first recipients will be named in Fall 2021.
The College of Engineering connects with the community through virtual Innovation Day
On April 30, the College of Engineering launched a website with project descriptions and lightning talks from all 105 student teams.
Orvis School of Nursing staff receive national recognition
Two staff members from the Orvis School of Nursing were recently recognized for their contributions to their field.
Chemistry professor named Outstanding Researcher of the Year
Professor Thomas Bell receives prestigious award for his numerous scientific accomplishments.
Assistant professor in School of Community Health Sciences receives Rising Researcher Award
Jennifer Pearson’s research on tobacco and cannabis policies works toward positive public health impact
Giving back to the Pack
College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources launches crowdfunding campaign
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
Ultraviolet-C LED test confirms sterilization of human coronavirus at distance of 5 feet in 8 seconds
University lab test is part of new product development conducted for NCAR-affiliate American UVC Science, Inc. in the fight against COVID
Google donates 100 hotspot devices to students in need at the University of Nevada, Reno
Funding from Google helps students connect to the internet for school and work.
Orvis Student Nurses' Association creates food and supply pantry for nursing students
Nursing students in need can sign up for anonymous food and supply pantry through the school's student association
College of Engineering and its programs make 2021 U.S. News and World Report rankings
For the second year in a row, the College of Engineering and all of the ranking-eligible graduate engineering programs housed within it received rankings.
Smoothing the path toward commercialization of research
Through commercialization, University faculty can find ways to transform their work into a marketable product or service that benefits society
Physicist and Environmental Activist
Richard C. Sill papers are now available for use in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.
Two mechanical engineering graduate students named 2021 Roy G. Post Scholarship recipients
Ph.D. candidates Megan Higley and Frank Pulciano have received the Post Scholarship for their research in nuclear energy and packaging.
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
University professor’s invention from over a century ago continues to be impactful today
In 1908, James Church’s interest in snow and the mountains led to the invention of the snow sampler, a device that greatly advanced the development of snow science
Social Work Advocacy Day hosted for more than 130 Nevada students and practitioners
Students learn about bills and how to influence legislative policy decisions
Inaugural International Women’s Day Award for Inclusive Practices awarded
Computer Science and Engineering graduate student Autumn Cuellar has been named the inaugural recipient of the International Women’s Day Award for Inclusive Practices.
Social Work Month highlights how profession benefits society
School of Social Work celebrates Social Work Month with “Social Workers are Essential” campaign to recognize the profession and raise scholarship funds for students
NSF CAREER Award recipient Thomas White explores the most extreme states of matter in the Universe
Assistant professor of physics receives funding to include undergraduate students in cutting edge physics research
Makerspace at the Innevation Center allows users to discover, learn, build and connect
Offering equipment, resources and support – plus its first ever Makerthon – this well-equipped space encourages creation and real-world learning
Women in engineering continue tradition of excellence
In honor of International Women's Day, we celebrate the recent successes (and headlines) of the women in the College of Engineering
College of Science Student Emergency Fund supports students impacted by the pandemic
Students receive financial assistance for everything from tuition to groceries.
The Society of Women Engineers connects students with industry
Evening with Industry brought 65 students and 11 companies together to help students and new graduates prepare themselves professionally to become engineers.
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
Faces of the Pack: Six seconds to history
The College of Engineering recognizes the contributions of its exceptional alumni like Sierra Gonzales through its Profiles in Excellence series.
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.
Faces of the Pack: Kelsey Scalaro
Engineering education Ph.D. student and CREATE program coordinator emphasizes identity and community for academic and industry success
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
Art historian receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
Assistant Professor Caitlin Earley earns award to support her work on ancient Maya captives
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
Feb. 9 Gardening in Nevada class provides container and indoor gardening tips
Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online
Nursing Graduate Accepts Oncology Job On 5-Year Anniversary of Being Cancer Free
Haley Carroll graduated from Orvis School of Nursing in December 2020. Just five years earlier Haley was battling cancer unsure of her future.
FYRE Robotics provides mentorship for K-12 students interested in engineering and science
As lead mentor for this community-based robotics team, Kerry Thompson helps students develop important life-skills such as teamwork, communication and more
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
University Libraries Mathewson Automated Retrieval System – MARS – receives upgrade
With more than 800,000 items stored and millions of items delivered MARS recently received its first large-scale upgrade since the opening of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
Providing support and inspiration for female scientists and engineers at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Gain professional and academic experience through paid undergraduate research programs
With the help of a mentor, undergraduate students can apply for paid research opportunities
Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return virtually in February
University teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online
The Honors College: for highly motivated students, a meaningful journey
The newest college at the University provides opportunities for students to take their education to the next level
Life’s a journey. Honors makes it meaningful.
Student mentors turn into peer coaches through Honors College first-year experience program
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.
Sierra Nevada Corporation forgoes holiday and year-end meetings, donates to College of Engineering
Donations were made based on Sierra Nevada Corporation employee recommendations.
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
GAANN welcomes first cohort of fellows for fall 2020
The Graduate Assistantship in Areas of National Need program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering welcomed its first cohort this fall.
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) chapter launched at the University of Nevada, Reno
Students launch a new club aimed at increasing diversity in the field of medicine
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: Engineering student leads SWE through age of COVID-19
Victoria Defilippi is the current president of the University’s chapter for the Society of Women Engineers. She seeks new opportunities to bring students together in the time of a global pandemic.
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
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.
#COVIDCrew partners with DoughBoys Donuts
Climate survey results seek to understand COVID-19 impacts; mask sales continue to support relief fund
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
Journalism professor appointed to inaugural board of influential professional diversity forum
Caesar Andrews elected to the Journal-isms Inc. Board of Directors
University’s SAGE program expands statewide with GOED support and UNLV partnership
GOED Knowledge Fund grant will connect technology companies statewide to federal Small Business Innovation research grants
At a critical moment for small technology-based businesses in our state, the Knowledge Fund has identified the SAGE program as an ideal partner to substantially improve small technology-based businesses’ access to federal SBIR and STTR grant opportunities."
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
Annual coat drive returns to campus to help Washoe County K-12 students stay warm
Nevada Alumni Association puts on Drive Up and Drop Off Coat Drive in partnership with Big Reno Coat Drive and other local organizations
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
2020 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame going virtual
Free Zoom event Nov. 12, 7 p.m., to highlight, celebrate Nevada writers
University updates for the coming weeks
President Sandoval addresses faculty, staff and students in latest Dear Wolf Pack Family messages to campus
New roadside LiDAR sensors help build a safer transportation infrastructure
University of Nevada, Reno engineering researchers have expanded a network of LiDAR sensors to improve traffic efficiency, reduce accidents and facilitate the use of autonomous vehicles.
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
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
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
Sandoval's first day: You can come home again
The University's 17th president reflects on what was a busy first day in office
Materials Science and Engineering undergraduates earn prestigious scholarships
Zachary Wolff and Alexander Goldman have earned scholarships from the TMS Society, a national organization that awards only ten scholarships annually.
College of Engineering outreach programs go online
A new after-school program will provide engineering lessons and math and science assistance and an EPIC Saturday virtual lab will demonstrate engineering principles in action.
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
Diversity in health care starts at the beginning
Amid Hispanic Heritage Month, UNR Med honors the importance of diversity in health care
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
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
CREATE program welcomes second cohort, celebrates successful first year
The NSF-funded program aims to recruit, retain and engage academically talented engineering students through scholarships and academic support services.
Voter registration reminders
An open letter from President Marc Johnson to the campus community Sept. 28, 2020
Construction management program builds interested engineers from the ground up
The new construction management minor will be housed in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
The Sandoval presidency: What will it look like?
The former two-term Nevada governor expresses "daily goals" and "big goals" for the University
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
University Libraries launches 1,000 Miles project
Students invited to participate on a virtual adventure
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
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.
UNR Med students create a healthy curriculum for Washoe County high school students
A team of third-year medical students is teaching preventative care and healthy lifestyle choices
Libraries to Host Virtual Trivia Night Sept. 10, 7 p.m.
All University students, faculty and staff welcome. Advanced registration via Zoom required.
What to expect when you visit the Libraries this Fall
Face coverings required, updated food policy, increased sanitization efforts, and new hours of operation
New ASTM standard makes our roads greener and less expensive
Working with NDOT, the Pavement Engineering & Science program in the Western Regional Superpave Center has developed a standalone standard for asphalt testing that has been adopted by ASTM.
Water-efficient landscape training and certification offered
Extension class prepares landscapers for Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certification
Nevada Association of Counties launches new program to help small businesses
Extension offering virtual town hall Wednesday to provide information on the grant program
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
Wildfire preparation webinar series offered during National Preparedness Month
Extension’s Living With Fire Program helps residents prepare family and property
Preparing faculty, students for Fall 2020 main objective for TLT | IDT
By the Numbers: 300 faculty trained, 70 new classroom tech systems installed, +230 classrooms outfitted for HyFlex
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
Virtual coding workshops prepare students for Congressional App Challenge
Extension 4-H Program encourages students to explore computer science
Scheduling Services welcomes new director and reporting line
Department moves under Provost’s Office, streamlining assignments of space, policy and special event requests
The College of Engineering is on the move
As the fall semester begins, the College of Engineering is moving into the new William N. Pennington Engineering Building
Celebrating what goes RIGHT in chemistry-lab safety
EH&S safety program to recognize the role of teaching assistants and students receives national award
Online management tools can help small businesses reach potential customers
Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help inform small businesses during the pandemic
Welcome back, Wolf Pack
President Marc Johnson addresses the Pack on the first day of fall instruction
University welcomes the Class of 2024
Virtual and socially distanced in-person events offered to students as they return for the Fall 2020 Semester
University partners with cities to study COVID-19 virus prevalence in wastewater
College of Engineering leads wastewater environmental surveillance in the Truckee Meadows
Extension welcomes two new Advisory Council members
Advisory Council helps advance Extension’s work to support and strengthen Nevada communities
Nevada 4-H offering late summer and fall activities
Extension aims to keep youth engaged and learning despite COVID-19 restrictions
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
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.
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
Youth increase cultural awareness through online culinary arts program
4-H virtual lessons also incorporate chemistry and science concepts
From violin to dean: UNPACKED features Matt Means
Nevada Today podcast’s latest episode shares the fascinating backstory of the dean of the University's new Honors College
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
Water research leads to prestigious scholarship
Environmental Engineering Ph.D. candidate Lydia Peri recently earned the Water Environment Federation’s WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship for her work in water purification.
Accessing resources and using live video can help small businesses succeed
Extension offering virtual sessions for small businesses during the pandemic
Horticulture classes offered for backyard gardeners
Extension’s Home Horticulture series prepares gardeners for at-home gardening basics
Jon Bilbao Basque Library, Basque culture, digital archive focus of new episode of Checked Out!
“The pandemic is a shared experience. It is a global event like nothing we have seen before.” - Iñaki Arrieta Baro said.
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
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
Extension offering back-to-the-basics sessions to help small businesses
Entrepreneurs starting and altering businesses during the pandemic need information and resources
University offers agricultural crop research tours at Field Day in Fallon
Research being done on drought-tolerant and salt-tolerant crops
Experiment Station increases meat and produce production during pandemic
Desert Farming Initiative and Wolf Pack Meats step up to help meet local demand
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
Websites and digital marketing help businesses survive pandemic
Finding and using the right data can help small businesses survive COVID-19 and beyond
Libraries’ Digital Services Department featured on Checked Out!
Podcast takes in-depth look at the digitization work done to help support academic success both on and off campus
Effective websites and digital marketing can help businesses survive COVID-19
Extension aims to help small businesses connect with customers during pandemic and beyond
4-H youth and Bureau of Land Management host horse adoption auction (2020)
Extension’s 4-H program and bureau work together to give wild horses homes
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
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
Extension offers COVID-19 updates and bookkeeping tips for small businesses
Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond
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 ...
Young children discover STEM during pandemic
Extension provides resources to families for STEM activities at home
Health District and University release COVID-19 antibody study results
Study estimates indicate the number of COVID-19 infections is higher than reported
Extension offers online sessions on business resources and running a business
Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond
Extension offers online session to help ag producers and others manage stress
COVID-19 causing stress and mental health challenges to nation’s farmers and ranchers
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.
How to build a master instructor
Grad 702/703 prepares University graduate students as leaders in the classroom and beyond.
LGBTQ+ teaching mentorships need growth in diversity in education
Study published on needs for support for future teachers identifying as LGBTQ+
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
Extension offers online session on home meat processing
Experts share how to safely harvest and process meat animals at home
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
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.
University earns designation as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD)
The College of Engineering B.S. in computer science with a minor in cybersecurity degree program earns prestigious CAE-CD designation from the NSA and the DHS.
Biochemistry professor retires after decades of outstanding dedication
Gary Blomquist retires after 43 years with the University
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
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
Extension offers webinar to help small businesses manage cash flow amid COVID
Discussions aim to help small businesses pivot and adapt to emerge from pandemic stronger
Extension offers online session for large-animal livestock producers amid COVID
Producers seek ways to trim their budgets while maintaining health of their animals
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
Return to campus: 'Prepare and be nimble'
As the University enters Phase 2, many of the blanks are being filled in
Extension offers webinar to help small businesses create reopening strategies
Discussions aim to help small businesses pivot and adapt to emerge from pandemic stronger
University + manufacturing + volunteers make and donate hospital gowns
A community network coordinated by the Innevation Center Makerspace has made more than 750 gowns to help meet the regional need for PPE
Planning for the Return of the Pack: Phase 2
President Marc Johnson announces Phase 2 plans for the University
How has the University Libraries managed to make resources available for use by students, staff, and faculty while in quarantine?
A lot of behind-the-scenes work, creativity and collaboration
Nevada 4-H offering at-home and virtual summer activities
Extension aims to keep youth engaged and learning despite COVID-19 restrictions
Extension offers online session for dairy producers amid COVID-19
Producers and economists discuss current market and projections, with June being National Dairy Month
Extension offers webinar on loan forgiveness and paycheck protection programs
Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19
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
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
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
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
Online town hall: How the campus will return safely and strategically
Campus leaders outline the path ahead for resumption of in-person operations
66 Wolf Pack student-athletes to graduate this spring and summer
Jazz Johnson and Andressa Cholodovskis take home top senior student-athlete honors
Extension offers online session for producers on pork industry crisis amid COVID
Weekly sessions feature grass-roots experts to answer questions and offer insight
Extraordinary circumstances: Celebrating the Class of 2020
Virtual Celebrations pages were created in recognition of this year’s graduates.
The Ozmen Institute for Global Studies presents a COVID-19 webinar
Global Health Challenges: The Coronavirus Pandemic, 10-11 a.m., Friday, May 15
Four experts discuss the ramifications of COVID-19 across disciplines.
University honors 2020 Spring Senior Scholar recipients
University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 11 graduates with top grade-point average
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
Tyler Harris selected as Spring 2020 Herz Gold Medalist
Dual major in accounting and political science, minor in philosophy, is Wooster High School graduate
Taking aim at wildfires in Nevada
University research looks at how climate change, drought and land management affect forests and rangelands
Extension offers online session on backyard poultry production amid COVID-19
Interest in producing food at home increases as COVID-19 raises food scarcity concerns
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
Wildfire resources available through online speaker series and new website
Extension presents “Living With Fire Conversations” during Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month
In classroom or on Zoom, Tibbitts winners impacting students' lives
Amy Fitch and Elena Pravosudova are 2020 Tibbitts Teaching Excellence award winners
Osher Lifelong Learning offers remote learning to seniors during COVID-19
Remote learning creates engagement for 50-plus-aged adults isolating at home
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: ‘We can get through it’
Theater and dance student Abby Rosen navigates University’s transition to virtual learning
Nevada Junior Livestock Show will continue through virtual showcase
Statewide online event supports youth and their work with the animals they’ve raised
Extension offers online session for meat producers and consumers amid COVID
Weekly sessions feature grass-roots experts to answer questions and offer insight
Connecting with community "One Item-A-Day"
Social media outreach effort featured on the Basque Library's Facebook page showcases unique photographs housed in the Basque Library's digital archive
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
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
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Supporting visual arts remotely
BFA candidate Mariah Vargas shares her experience – and new creations – during social distancing
Student Peer Research Consultants providing virtual research support for assignments, final papers
"We are a really great resource for students. We may not be on campus, but we're still here to help you!" Alyssa Campbell, student Peer Research Consultant for the University Libraries
Nevada strikes gold, claims championship at online nationals
Undergraduate students Nickie Moore and John Villanueva claim ‘Superior’ award; team places fourth for season overall
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Dance in a digital form
Dance student Laura Ryerson grows as a student and choreographer through video instruction
InNEVator accelerates early-stage companies with pivot to online
Regional innovation ecosystem supports international cohort of companies through Innevation Center-hosted bootcamp
Kerri Garcia Hendricks named Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
Longtime marketing and communications professional had held University's top communications position since 2016
Extension offers online guidance for farmers and ranchers during COVID-19
Weekly sessions feature grass-roots experts to answer questions and offer insight
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
Foundation Professor M. “Saiid” Saiidi to retire
After 41 years of a distinguished career in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Saiidi will retire at the end of this semester
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Keeping the arts alive
Music student Grace Desilets navigates the University’s transition to online classes
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.
Extension offers weekly online town halls and webinars to help small businesses
Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19
University signs on to COVID-19 technology access framework
Framework reflects national movement to share COVID-19 related intellectual property to support rapid development of treatments and diagnostics
Lulius Innovation technology solution helps National Guard manage readiness
COVID-19 response shows capability of flagship software product developed by Innevation Center member company
Can you spot fake news in the time of COVID-19?
Librarians provide tips, tricks to assist students, campus community in identifying fake news related to COVID-19
Nevada 4-H youth and their families make face masks for their communities
Mask requests coming in to Extension from those helping to manage the crisis
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
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