Faces of the Pack: Jesus Diaz Sanchez

Diaz Sanchez received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, will pursue a Ph.D. at MIT

Jesus Diaz Sanchez smiles in front of the Mackay Mines building.

Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Award and Exceptional Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty College/School Awards for spring 2024

One individual named Outstanding LOA and four others were named Exceptional LOAs this semester

The University's Quad facing the Mackay statue.

Grads of the Pack: Trinity Alvarez

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" Eleanor Roosevelt

Trinity Alverez headshot.

Grads of the Pack: Debi and Kaylie Smith

The mother-daughter duo is set to graduate with master’s degrees from the School of Social Work this month

Debi (right) and Kaylie (left) posing in their graduation cap and gowns on campus.

Grads of the Pack: Sabrina Ma

“I am passionate about inspiring others and finding a path to help make a difference”

Sabrina Ma wearing a graduation robe and stole

University’s 12th annual College Day pep rally encourages middle school students to attend college

University of Nevada, Reno and Sparks Middle School partnership promotes enthusiasm for learning and college attainment

A crowd of students sit on the bleachers in the gym.

Affinity Graduate Celebrations to take place before commencement

The Multicultural Center is set to hold the celebrations to honor campus affinity groups

A group of eight students in the African-Diaspora affinity group smiling and posing at the Joe Crowley Student Union with their graduation cap and gowns.

Grads of the Pack: Jada DeLeon

“I strongly believe that every child has the fundamental right to thrive in inclusive environments”

Jada DeLeon wearing her graduation stole in front of a classic Wolf Pack mascot graphic

The 2024 Cashman Good Government Award awarded to the University of Nevada, Reno Collegiate Academy program

Recognition of the program highlights its success in Nevada high schools.

Three people pose for a photo with an award.

Sagebrushers season 3 ep. 3: Campus Sustainability Manager Phoebe Judge

Judge shares the University's conservation goals and progress and discusses the new sustainability certificate

Brian Sandoval sitting next to Phoebe in the podcasting studio holding up wolf pack hand signs.

Faces of the Pack: Jorge Esparza

Honors College student traveled to Sri Lanka last summer to research human-elephant conflicts

Jorge Esparza outside.

College of Education and Human Development hosts awards ceremony

This year, 24 awards were given to outstanding students, faculty and staff in the College during the Spring Celebration

NCED team with Dean Easton-Brooks accepting their award.

Faces of the Pack: Arnie Glassberg and Hinako Akeyama

Members of the Honors College Career and Community Mentorship Program

A man stands next to a woman in a coffee shop, smiling.

Makerthon competition has students design products to address challenges faced by those experiencing homelessness

Team Mathemusicians takes home $2,000 prize for ‘c-kube,’ a secure storage solution

A large award check in the amount of $2,000 and cog-wheel trophies for the 2024 Makerthon competition.

Faces of the Pack: Micah Woodruff

A Q&A with the recipient of the Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship

Micah Woodruff.

A brilliant light of leadership shines at the University of Nevada, Reno | Una brillante luz de liderazgo brilla en la Universidad

Karla Hernández, Ph.D., awarded the 2024 Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity Leadership Award

Karla Hernandez stands in front of two PowerPoint screens that display the initial slide of her dissertation research presentation.

Sagebrushers season 3 ep. 2: Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Melanie Duckworth

President Sandoval welcomes new leader who will guide university efforts to enable inclusive excellence for students, faculty and staff

Brian Sandoval sitting next to Melanie Duckworth in the podcasting studio holding up wolf pack hand signs.

Making their MARC: Yajahira Dircio

Dircio is one of four students in the second MARC cohort

A portrait of Yajahira Dircio smiling in front of a brick wall.

Researchers and students gain new insights and make new connections in Panama

Student participants join researchers to support international conservation efforts

Somebody wearing a bandana looks into the dense foliage of a rainforest.

The University of Nevada, Reno Orvis School of Nursing ranks as top nursing program in the country

2023 National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX®) nursing graduate passing rates place the University at the top of the charts in the state and country

Exterior wall of the Orvis School of Nursing.

Faces of the Pack: Viktor Cruz-Calderon

A journey filled with happy mistakes and new adventures, Gilman Scholarship recipient Viktor Cruz-Calderon takes on Spain

Viktor Cruz Calderon.

School of Public Health promotes interdisciplinary research

Assistant Professor Li Li partners with Environmental Science student, Paola Miramontes to conduct research on liquid crystal monomers

Assistant Professor Li Li standing next to student, Paola Miramontes on a stairwell.

STEM Sisters in Panamá

Two high school graduates had the research experience of a lifetime

A hand holds a plastic bag with a frog in it up against the light of the sky. There is green foliage in the background.

Faces of the Pack: Jose Vasquez

Student by day, tutor by night, mechanical engineering major Jose Vasquez accepts Teach for America Fellowship second semester into college

Jose takes a group selfie with four other students, all smiling and wearing hard hats, as they work outside with a metal contraption with a "University of Nevada, Reno" plaque on it.

Nevada Student Investment Organization places 28th out of 42 teams at the Rotman International Trading Competition

Students in the Investment Club travel to Toronto and make waves for the University

Six teammates pose in front of University of Toronto sign wearing business suits.

University Professor Deborah Boehm and team contribute to a guide for preparing publicly engaged scholars

“Build Bridges, Not Walls” encourages meaningful community engagement

Two people pose for the camera in a bookstore.

Giving Day: The Wolf Pack Way

Help raise vital funds campuswide by donating to the area that matters most to you on Thursday, April 11

Three students sit in the grass in the quad in front of Morill Hall with a Giving Day The Wolf Pack Way sign.

Finding her ‘why’ – one medical student’s journey

Taree Chadwick, M.D. Class of 2024, shares why she decided to switch career paths and become a doctor

Headshot of Taree Chadwick

Anthropology doctoral candidate places second in regional Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Kendra Isable represented the University at the Western Association of Graduate Schools annual conference

Kendra Isable.

University of Nevada, Reno Multicultural Center organizes events in April, ahead of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May

These events celebrate and honor culture and community

Kalani sits in front of a crowd of students, faculty and staff in the Multicultural Center, speaking into a microphone.

2024 Three-Minute Thesis competition finalists announced

Graduate students will compete in the final event on April 11

Seven people stand on a stage holding large checks and smiling.

Mackay Muckers take gold in International Collegiate Mining Competition

Ten students traveled to Montana to show off their traditional mining skills

A group of people holding plaques and trophies smiles for a photo.

A look at careers of substance and impact

In honor of Women’s History Month, faculty speak about their time at the University of Nevada, Reno

A photo collage with all the faculty members mentioned in the article.

Mark your calendar: College of Education & Human Development Career Fair

The Career Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 2, and will host employers ready to connect with University students

Students and employers talking at a career fair.

University of Nevada, Reno wins 2024 CFA Institute Research Challenge

Students move on to Western U.S. level to compete regionally

Dean Greg Mosier and Professor Donjoon Lee holding CFA Research Institute Award

First-Generation College Students’ Professional Pathways panel discussion

The College of Education & Human Development hosted the panel event and mixer on March 14

Panelist and committee members behind a table with the College's identifier

Neurodiversity Alliance to hold panel and lunch social March 21 during Neurodiversity Celebration Week

“Looking Beyond the Spectrum” celebrates living authentically on the neurodivergent spectrum

A collage of images with Victoria Blue in regalia, Jim Cherney in a suit, Bailey Hill wearing a dark shirt, Nico Rufus in a white shirt and Dave White in a peach shirt with a gray sweater.

Sesquicentennial license plate fundraiser: over $10,000 donated to Pack Provisions in the first five months

The ongoing fundraiser supports the University’s food pantry, providing healthy food for those in need

The Pack Provisions food pantry entrance with a Pack Provisions sign above the door and shelves of food in the hallways including fresh fruits and vegetables.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 21: ASUN President Boris Carpio Guerra and GSA President Matthew Hawn

President Sandoval discusses University initiatives, what the future looks like for students and what it means to these student leaders to be part of The Wolf Pack Family

Brian Sandoval sitting next to Boris Carpio Guerra and Matthew Hawn in the podcasting studio holding up wolf pack hand signs.

Collegiate Academy class incorporates immersive history lesson through a field trip to the Stewart Indian School

The dual-credit University of Nevada, Reno class encourages students to grapple with the history in their backyard

A teacher leads a field trip outside

Faces of the Pack: Kaashifah

International doctoral student's journey in pursuing her education abroad - “Women should not cut off their wings because of societal norms"

Kaashifah wearing wearing a graduation sash and holding her cap

Seeking fundamental truths in mathematics

Associate Professor Chris Rogers receives grant to study symmetry and support historically underrepresented research students

A blank puzzle with a piece missing. There is a pink shape where the piece is missing.

Making their MARC: Nandini Naidu

Naidu is part of the second cohort in the MARC program

Nandini Naidu smiles in front of a brick wall.

University Studies Abroad Consortium celebrates USAC Week Feb. 26 to March 1

Various activities are planned to highlight study abroad locations and programs

A group of people in snowshoes on a mountain smiling.

Celebrate 2024 Lunar New Year with the University of Nevada, Reno

The signature event celebrates the Year of the Dragon with cultural activities, performances and food on Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Joe

A group of performers dressed in red dance on a stage.

University awards Redfield Hispanic Gateway Scholarships to first cohort of students | La Universidad entrega de becas Redfield Hispanic Gateway al primer grupo de estudiantes

Ten students pursuing majors in Spanish and another subject awarded $5,000 scholarships | Diez estudiantes de las carreras de español y otras asignaturas reciben becas de $5,000

Portraits of the ten scholarship recipients

Healthy Minds Study: understanding mental health on campus

The Healthy Minds Study survey will be sent out to students on Feb. 20, 2024

A group of four students walk along a path on the Quad.

Northern Nevada Diversity Summit to be held at University of Nevada, Reno on Feb. 22

This year’s theme is “Critical, Constructive, and Courageous Conversations”

Myisha Cerry headshot.

Nevada’s Interim Finance Committee approves $7.5 million for Nevada’s Tech Hub

In Oct. 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced that Nevada, led by the University of Nevada, Reno, was named one of the inaugural 31 Regional Tech Hubs

An aerial shot of Reno in the summer with lots of green trees visible and the buildings on the campus of the university as well as those of downtown Reno visible.

Celebrating the success of the Orvis School of Nursing in the U.S. News and World Report Online Masters in Nursing Programs Ranking

The school jumped 23 positions from 2023 to 2024

A group of students work on a mock cadaver together and wear Orvis School of Nursing scrubs.

Grads of the Pack: Alexandra Pierce

University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe Business Marketing student Alexandra Pierce wins first place in the semi-annual Preger-Tahoe Prize Creative Idea Challenge

Alex Pierce headshot standing in a snowy pine forest.

Student Emergency Fund donations doubled until Giving Day

Donations to the College of Science’s student emergency fund will be matched up to $50,000 thanks to generous alumni

A group of students sitting at graduation. One student's graduation cap is decorated and reads, "I wanted to give up but then I remembered who was watching."

Otis Burrell a high jump giant

The amazing competitive life of a Wolf Pack great

A black and white photo of Otis Burrell wearing a Nevada Track and Field uniform as he jumps over a high bar outside.

Celebrate Black History Month with the Multicultural Center

Events celebrating history and culture are planned throughout February

A group of 24 students stand in front of two tables in the Multicultural Center on campus. The wall behind them is a mural with flowers and green hills and the words "Our Bodies Our Land" is visible in the mural.

Mackay shines at AEMA 2023

Mackay School faculty and students made an impact at annual conference

Three women work at a booth surrounded by maps, documents and booklets. They are tabling for the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

Five tips for a healthy transition into college life

Springing into wellness with tips from dietitian nutritionist Lisa Carlson

Students serving themselves fruits, cheeses, meats, and vegetables.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 19: Dean of University Libraries Catherine Cardwell

The dean shares the impact of our learning libraries as well as how University Libraries are supporting students, researchers and the community

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Catherine Cardwell in a podcasting studio. Both people hold their hands in the wolf sign.

TechWise is recruiting its third cohort of students interested in software engineering

TechWise recruits its third cohort of students as Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science joins the collaboration between Google and TalentSprint

Students on campus during winter

University of Nevada, Reno partners with USDA to bolster regional food systems

USDA project allocates $5 million to Nevada to build a stronger agricultural infrastructure

Rodney Mehring, owner of Blue Lizard Farms harvests 600 pounds of tomatoes from one of the farm’s hoop houses.

State of the College of Science

Prep day tradition continues under leadership of Dean Hope-Weeks

Louisa Hope-Weeks stands at a podium with a large screen behind her.

Business graduates set records with the winter class of 2023

College of Business awards the most degrees during University’s Winter Commencement

7 MBA students in the center isle of Lawlor for Commencement.

Faces of the Pack: Animating campus life

Julius Santo Pietro's creative journey with Nevada Dining and Animation Club

University of Nevada, Reno student Julius Santo Pietro

College of Science alumni celebrated

Alumni from the College of Science and Mackay School were honored at an event in October

Louisa Hope-Weeks addresses an audience at a podium with her hands clasped. There are glass awards on a table behind her.

Westfall Scholars graduate with top grades in the College of Science

Westfall Scholars honored with a luncheon with faculty mentors, friends and family

A group of people sit on or stand behind couches and smile for a photo.

Thanks to a $36 million gift from the Gillemot Foundation, a new aerospace engineering program prepares for takeoff

'It has taken a large team many years to bring it all together.'

Christos Papachristos; Tom Hall (seated); Petros Voulgaris; and Aditya Nair (holding a drone) pose inside Papacristos' lab.

University of Nevada, Reno opens STEM & health career pathways for bilingual students

NIH science education grant supports high school students, parents and counselors in rural county

Six people stand in business attire, three on one side, and three on the other of a research poster, smiling.

Grads of the Pack: Victoria Matthews

"I am a proud advocate and professional mentor in the fields of adolescence and disability."

Victoria Matthews in graduation attire

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 17: Path to Independence Program Director Jessica Keefhaver

For the past 10 years, the P2I program has offered a college experience to students with intellectual disabilities

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Jessica Keefhaver in a podcasting studio. Both people hold their hands in the wolf sign.

Celebrating the joy of graduation, and remembering UNLV

More than 1,800 degrees conferred during winter commencement ceremonies

Four students smile at the camera in master's degree regalia on the floor of Lawlor during winter commencement. The one closest to the camera makes the Wolf Pack hand sign.

Grads of the Pack: Jess Robertson

First-generation student overcomes obstacles in pursuing her Bachelor of Science degree in HDFS, "I worked so hard I wouldn't let myself give up."

Jess Robertson

Beta Alpha Psi achieves Superior Chapter recognition at the College of Business

The Zeta Iota chapter earns honor for 17th year as a result of active engagement in professional and community events

Beta Alpha Psi team holds bags of apples next to a produce container full of apples while volunteering at the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

Dr. Hamza: Bringing healthcare management best practices from the University to Ghana

“The University and NNIC work closely with the broader community to help connect me to people, systems, and insights and I realized early on that this is the kind of foundation that will help more individuals back home when I return.”

Dr. Asumah in a suit on campus at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Innevation Center offers more than a creative, collaborative space

Student workers share impactful moments and insights from working at the downtown center and plans after graduation

A wall in the Innevation Center with graffiti-like wording that reads, "We heart Nevada."

Grads of the Pack: Sam Stynen, NevadaTeach Biology

“I love science, and what better way to share that love with others than through teaching.”

Sam Stynen

How to meet a tree: Exploring the benefits of outdoor, experiential learning

University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe student Emma Montgomery volunteers with the Great Basin Outdoor School

Emma Montgomery outside in the woods

Fall 2023 University of Nevada, Reno Senior Scholars announced

The University and the Nevada Alumni Association honor graduates from each college with top grade-point averages

A photo collage of all the fall 2023 senior scholars, as pictured in the article body below.

Grads of the Pack: Andrew Teeple, future English teacher

“I want to become a teacher because I have always felt that helping other people become the best versions of themselves is one of the most rewarding feelings in the world.”

Andrew Teeple

The Multicultural Center hosts Unity Graduation Celebration Dec. 8

The Unity Graduation will celebrate over 130 people graduating fall 2023

A graduate and a loved one hug and make a fist sign toward the camera while smiling broadly on stage during the Unity Graduation Celebration 2022.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 16: Senior Editor for News & Features John Trent

As the University continues its yearlong celebration leading up to the sesquicentennial, Trent explores some of the most historic events that have happened on campus

President Brian Sandoval sits next to John Trent in a podcasting studio.

University of Nevada, Reno ASUN Pack Provisions holds annual fundraising drive to help student success

The University seeks donations for student food insecurity as part of Giving Tuesday

A room with wire shelves to the left of a wall lined with sweets, on the front wall, black crates are filled with vegetables next to a door and a wire shelf filled with strawberries and bananas to the right.

SACNAS provides opportunities for (old) new ideas in science

A new community for Chicano/Hispanic and Native American STEM students officially arrives on campus

Four women stand at a University of Nevada, Reno booth at a conference.

Perfectly precarious positions

Rocks that naturally lay in precarious positions remained upright during an earthquake, surprising seismologists

A two panel image shows a rock from two different angles. The rock looks very precarious on the edge of a cliff.

Faces of the Pack: Xochitl Salinas

Native American alumna uses her master’s degree in social work to help her community and guide people through the healing process

Xochitl Salinas standing in front of a railing in her cap and gown.

Setting boundaries over break

Counseling Services creates workshop to help students proactively communicate to improve mental health and well-being

Someone walking next to a tree that's leaves are changing color from yellow and orange and red.

Engineering launches NEATLE program to support student and faculty performance

Program aligns with College’s operational pillars of student success and developing a community of scholars

Ann-Marie Vollstedt standing in an auditorium classroom among a group of seated students.

Record number of National Merit Scholars enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno

The fall 2023 academic term has the highest enrolled number of National Merit Scholars in the University’s history

A large auditorium full of high school students in the JCSU ballroom watch a PowerPoint presentation about recruitment.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 15: Director of Indigenous Relations Daphne Emm - Hooper

The Office of Indigenous Relations supports Indigenous communities on campus and around the state

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Daphne Emm - Hooper in the podcasting room at the Reynold's School of Journalism.

Faces of the Pack: Angelica Perez

Breaking barriers

Six people, five of them men, stand in front of the Mackay statue. All are wearing blue Mackay polos.

Counseling Services hosts events to celebrate Transgender Week of Visibility

From Nov. 13-19 the University will raise visibility about the transgender community and address issues members of the community face

Interior of the Counseling Services Annex which has a number of stools and seats with hanging lights and a digital display screen.

Fall 2023 Wolf Pack Discoveries registration is open

University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate students are encouraged to register to present at the fall symposium

A person's back faces the camera as a group of students politely listen to a presentation while surrounded by posters featuring various research projects.

Nevada Air National Guard's 'Baby Doc' program fosters medical careers

Bridging language barriers and making a difference: Dr. Nephtali Barrera's inspiring journey in health care and the Nevada Air National Guard

Nephtali Barrera poses in the hallway in his uniform next to a plaque that says "Proud to serve. 152nd Medical Group."

University receives largest individual gift in its history to create the George W. Gillemot Aerospace Engineering Department

The $36 million gift is the largest individual cash gift the University has received in its 149-year history

Eight individuals stand behind a desk, smiling, during the signing ceremony. Members include University leadership and donors.

Wolf Pack at Work: Angel Barboza

First generation student employee creates an inclusive environment for all gym goers

Gym student worker Angel Barboza with arms crossed while looking into the distance

State of the University 2023: Looking to a ’bright’ future

President Brian Sandoval’s address marks nearly 150 years of history while detailing what lies ahead

President Sandoval smiling on stage during the State of the University address.

Giant freshwater stingray tracked by University project makes it into Guinness Book of World Records

Researchers from the Wonders of the Mekong project tagged the fish when it was caught over a year ago

An aerial view of the massive stingray sitting in water atop a green tarp held by people all around the stingray.

School of Public Health kicks off sesquicentennial celebration on TikTok

150 public health messages from participants on and off the campus community honor the 150th anniversary of the University of Nevada, Reno

A smiling student being filmed by faculty for a TikTok video in front of a University 150 years celebration banner.

Alum brings vision of inclusiveness as new Biotechnology Program director

Karla Hernández brings her previous experience at the University of Nevada, Reno to her new roles

Karla Hernandez conducts research in a lab.

University of Nevada, Reno designated an Apple Distinguished School

Recognized for commitment to continuous innovation using technology

A student holds an iPad outside

NRAP Network board members establish scholarship for behavioral health workforce programs in the School of Public Health

The endowed scholarship provides financial support for students interested in the behavioral health and addiction treatment field

The University campus near the Knowledge Center with the N monument and students walking.

Wide-Eyed and Dreaming: A Season of Seeing at the Nevada Museum of Art

Using the free admission program, University students can see exhibitions exploring language, agency and the nature of memory at the Nevada Museum of Art

An artistic piece that showcases what looks like an ocean and a brown triangle structure from the top coming down.

Faces of the Pack: Alumnus Caleb McAdoo, new deputy director of operations for the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW)

Born and raised in Nevada, McAdoo reflects on his time at the University of Nevada, Reno and his long history with NDOW

Headshot of Caleb McAdoo imposed upon an image of the University's quadrangle.

Ride in style: University unveils specialty 150th anniversary license plates to honor start of sesquicentennial celebration

The license plates will be available to order starting Oct. 2 and will benefit Pack Provisions

The new sesquicentennial license plates showcase the logo on the left side, the word Nevada at the top, and Wolf Pack at the bottom. The middle section has UN stacked on top of each other and then three zeros. The background is dark blue and the letters are all white.

Anatomy course provides unique opportunities to work with human cadavers

The Advanced Human Dissection Team is made up of undergraduate students

A large group of people sits on the steps outside of the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center. Some of the students are holding biological models.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 12: UNR Med Dean Paul Hauptman

Hauptman shares his goals for the school, the new affiliation agreement and more

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Dr. Paul Hauptman in the podcasting room at the Reynold's School of Journalism.

Louisa Hope-Weeks named Dean of the College of Science

Hope-Weeks brings her experience as an associate dean and chemistry professor

A woman, illuminated in golden hour light, stands in front of Morrill Hall, with two students in the foreground facing her and speaking with her.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognized with national rankings

The University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Monthly

The University of Nevada, Reno monument street sign

The Northern Nevada International Center spearheads U.S.- Korea bi-lateral trade relations program with Korea

The U.S. - ROK Global Supply Chain Leaders Program aims to foster broader awareness of the U.S. - ROK bilateral trade relationship, and to gain a deeper understanding of how the two countries create secure, sustainable and resilient global supply chains

A large group of about 20-30 individuals in professional clothing smile on the steps of the Nevada Governor's Mansion

President Brian Sandoval to give State of the University Address on Oct. 17

The speech, entitled “A University’s Expectation to Always Make History” will take place in the JCSU Ballrooms

Brian Sandoval on stage with various regents, administrators, provosts and deans on stage with him clapping.

New scholarship endowment continues support for future public health leaders

Hayes’ endowment will benefit School of Public Health graduate students

Gregory Hayes and his survived wife Joan Wright smiling together.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 11: Director of the Whittell Forest Sarah Bisbing

Bisbing and her team work to ensure forests are in the landscapes of the future

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Dr. Sarah Bisbing in the podcasting room at the Reynold's School of Journalism.

Third annual Recovery Month R5K Run/Walk and Recovery Celebration hosted by NRAP

The School of Public Health's Nevada’s Recovery and Prevention Program (NRAP) run by the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) hosts their third annual R5K in honor of September’s National Recovery Month

Participants from last year's NRAP 5k event smiling together for a picture.

University to expand training programs for meat- and poultry-processing industry

USDA funds to boost hands-on opportunities for meat and poultry industry students and workforce

A student being trained while cutting meat into sections at the processing center at Wolf Pack meats with other students in the background holding clipboards.

First Native LEAD program brings Indigenous students from around the state to campus, encouraging pursuit of higher education

Students from seven Native American Tribal communities stayed on campus for a week, meeting professors and learning about Wolf Pack resources

A group of fifteen students poses inside a building, holding up the Wolf Pack hand sign.

Student Success Center in the College of Education & Human Development welcomes new director

Gina Delgado seeks to engage, uplift and empower students through advising

Student Success Center Staff - five people pose outside smiling.

Counseling Services has launched a new online virtual training program called Kognito

Free for University of Nevada, Reno faculty, staff and students, Kognito will give everyone an opportunity to practice strategies to improve mental health for students and respond to mental health challenges

Students walking in front of University of Nevada, Reno N logo in front of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 10: Director of Extension Jake DeDecker

DeDecker explores the legacy and future of the outreach arm of the University

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Dr. Jake DeDecker in the podcasting room at the Reynold's School of Journalism. Both smile broadly with podcasting microphones in front of them, using their hands to make the Wolf Pack hand signal.

Nell J. Redfield Foundation names new Executive Director, Kenneth Coll

After the passing of Redfield Foundation President Gerald "Jerry" Smith, friend and frequent collaborator Kenneth Coll steps into the Foundation’s leadership role

Ken Coll stands for a portrait

University to welcome new students during Opening Weekend and NevadaFIT Aug. 17-24

NevadaFIT gives students an excellent foundation for the year ahead at the University of Nevada, Reno

Two students dressed in purple smile at the camera from a crowd of students in all different colored t-shirts during the opening ceremony of NevadaFIT.

Helena Middleton wins Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange fellowship

Middleton is the first University of Nevada, Reno student to win a CBYX fellowship in over 20 years

Headshot of Helena Middleton.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 9: Senior Vice Provost Jill Heaton

Heaton shares insights into the new University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe location

President Brian Sandoval sits next to Dr. Jill Heaton in the podcasting room at the Reynold's School of Journalism. Sandoval wears a suit and Heaton wears a Nevada Sweater and both smile broadly with podcasting microphones in front of them.

University of Nevada, Reno to hold Native Students LEAD program Aug. 7-11

Indigenous high school students are invited to explore college life and connect with cultural support systems on campus

Morrill Hall in the distance with trees to the left and right and green grass in the foreground.

Faces of the Pack: Jodee Prudente

Dedicated special education researcher continues to serve the community

Jodee Prudente holding two awards with her mentor and professor MaryAnn Demchak, Ph.D.

Drones, phones and iPads at Semester at Lake Tahoe

A new era of learning emerges with cutting-edge classes and free distribution of technology to University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe students

Students use an iPad to control a drone outdoors

Mackay student team takes second place in national competition

The competition is focused on carbon management

Four photos of students: at the top left, Alexia Carver, at the top right, Kamal Mousavi, at the bottom left, Trisha McLaughlin and at the bottom right, Ash Thompson.

Three University professionals awarded U.S. Fulbright Scholar fellowships for the 2023 to 2024 academic year

Meet the new Fulbrighters and learn about their journeys to achieving this distinguished honor

The University's quad as it faces the Mackay statue. Green grass and trees line the foreground.

University’s top student heads to Purdue this fall

Jimson Huang, a dual Engineering-Math major, is the spring 2023 Herz Gold Medal winner

Jimson Huang and Paul Hurtado, an associate professor of math, both holding a single certificate cover.

NWCCU to visit the University of Nevada, Reno

Accreditation cycle to begin in October

A view of the green lawn and full trees of the University's quad.

A first Black graduate, and a life worth remembering

Theodore Miller’s graduation in 1930 in engineering was a groundbreaking one for the University

A letter written by Theodore Miller dated December 15, 1976 that reads:  Mr. Warren . d’Azevedo, Professor Department of Anthropology University of Nevada Reno, Nevada 89507  Dear Prof. d’Azevedo;  I have been to several major book stores in San Francisco, only to find that your book “American Indian and Black Students at the University of Nevada, Reno” is not available. I would appreciate it very much if you would send me a copy.  The September issue of “The Alumni News” listed your book value at Two Dollars and Fifty Cents ($2.50). I am enclosing a check for Three Dollars ($3.00) to cover the cost of mailing.   I have contributed annually to the UNR Alumni Association for a number of years. My wife and I drive to Reno occasionally and I usually try to visit the University. On my next visit I will stop in and say hello to you. We should have a very interesting visit.   Sincerely yours,  Signed Theodore H. Miller Class of 1930  P.S. I am listed in the 1st Edition, 1975-1976, Volume 1 of Who’s Who Among Black Americans. Also listed in the 1951 edition of Who’s Who on the Pacific Coast. Also in the 1957 edition of Who’s Who in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

Matthew Kopicko wins the Bryan Family Public Service Award

Matthew Kopicko wins this award to honor his outstanding record of civic engagement within the community

Matthew Kopicko stands holding his award in a dress shirt and pants with a floral tie.

Department of Music sings the praises of its students

The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Music reflects on the Spring 2023 semester, recognizing the notable achievements of its students

hands hold flute during recital

TechWise Program provides software engineering students with a clear pathway to success

The TechWise program graduates its first cohort of software engineers as more students join the program

Large group portrait

Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents approves University of Nevada, Reno Mathewson University Gateway Project

The agreement was signed on Friday, June 9

A group of men in business suits stand around a table as one man sits and signs multiple papers. All are smiling.

Graduate School celebrates its 9th year of GradFIT

The University’s Graduate School offers week-long program to increase diversity and academic success in graduate school

A large group of about 33 smiling people posing for the camera inside the JCSU with Dean Kemmelmeier in the front.

Faces of the Pack: Jim Hammond

Jim Hammond is an alumnus who graduated with a degree in physics

A man and woman set up a camera toward a cliff face.

Collegiate Academy program expands into Washoe County

The University of Nevada, Reno celebrates Clark County graduates as it prepares to expand the dual credit program into Northern Nevada

Student gets photo taken against a collegiate Academy backdrop

Westfall Scholars graduate at the top of their class

The spring 2023 graduates include future urban planners, doctors, physicists and more

A large group of people sit and stand for a photo outside of the Joe Crowley Student Union Ballrooms.

University confers 3,130 degrees and certificates during spring 2023 commencement ceremonies

To date, the University has conferred over 125,000 degrees since opening in 1874

A bedazzled, sparkling graduation cap as viewed from behind with the Nevada Sport Wolf and the Nevada Blue colors with "Nevada" written in Silver gems and a little pretend diploma at the bottom.

Dean's Future Scholars' students benefit from Joy Crowley's donations

Joy Crowley donates food twice a week to the Dean's Future Scholars Lounge

Joy Crowley with DFS students and staff

Engineering student set to study nuclear power policy during 9-week D.C. internship

For Abbey Hageman, nuclear is one of many interests

Abbey Hageman in a lab wearing lab coat, gloves and face protection, using tongs to hold a small cup with pink liquid, which she is pouring into a pan. Another person, facing away from the camera, is in the background.

Mackay Banquet celebrates excellence in Mackay community

The annual banquet was held on April 28

A table tent listing sponsors of the Mackay School. There is a fork and plate in the foreground.

Faces of the Pack: Camellia Chang

Chang discusses her time at the University and receiving four degrees in four years

Young woman with dark hair in a white patterned shirt sitting in front of the University quad

Faces of the Pack: Boris Carpio-Guerra and Hannah Alquiza

New president and vice president of the 91st session of the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN)

Woman in a beige suit jacket and white shirt stands back-to-back with man in a black suit jacket and black button-up shirt. The two stand in front of a gray wall with trees and a tall building in the background.

Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Teaching Award and Exceptional Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty College/School Awards announced for spring 2023

Awardees are recognized for their exemplary service to students and their individual achievements

Arial shot of the University campus with a blue sky and sparse white clouds in the background.

University honors more than 100 individuals at ‘Honor the Best’

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

Tamara Telles smiles and holds a certificate on stage with University President Brian Sandoval.

Faces of the Pack: Dennis Garcia

NevadaTeach student turns obstacles into opportunities

Dennis Garcia

Bible Award winner Wang: ‘It really touches my heart’

Professor Eric Wang honored with 2023 Paul and Judy Bible Teaching Excellence Award

Professor Eric Wang surrounded by a large group of faculty and staff and President Brian Sandoval as they all smile and look at the camera holding up Wolf Pack hand signals.

Tibbitts Award winner Church: ‘I want to make history come alive for the students as best I can’

Associate Professor of History Christopher Church honored with one of two F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Awards 2023


Mackay Muckers Women’s Team strikes gold

The team won first place at the 45th International Collegiate Mining Competition

The Mackay Muckers Women's Team sits on a pile of dirt in front of a mining cart. They are all covered in dirt.

Institute for Neuroscience hosts successful research retreat

Graduate students and faculty present research and discuss future plans at Granlibakken Resort in Lake Tahoe

Institute for Neuroscience Research Retreat check-in table at Granlibakken Resort

University’s Division of Student Services holds college day events for middle school students

Two University pep rallies promote enthusiasm for future learning at Archie Clayton Pre-AP Academy and Pine Middle School

Students sit in bleachers in a gym with the words Clayton painted on the wall behind them.

University Libraries join Greater Western Library Alliance

GWLA membership to bring University faculty, students, researchers faster access to research collections while also enhancing the Libraries’ own collections

Two women sit at a table inside the Special Collections and University Archives Department. There are folders on the table with historical documents scattered across it.

Spring 2023 University of Nevada, Reno Senior Scholars announced

The University and the Nevada Alumni Association honor graduates from each college with top grade-point averages

The University of Nevada, Reno quad in summer with people sitting on benches lined on the grass.

Prestigious DOE fellowship awarded to Engineering doctoral student

Craig Moore gets $169,000 to study nuclear energy solutions over the next three years

Two people in a lab. A younger man is seating in the foreground at a desk with a computer, looking at the camera. An older man is standing behind him, also looking at the camera.

The Multicultural Center set to host Affinity Graduate Celebrations

Spring 2023 graduates from several affinity groups will be honored during various ceremonies next month

A student is pictured wearing a mortar board cap that reads "Gracias mami y papi" on the top of the cap and "Nutrition B.S." on the bottom of the cap with a pineapple illustration beneath it

Looking for library materials? Get them through the library search.

University Libraries integrates interlibrary loan requesting with website for easy requesting of books, articles and scans, coupled with quick delivery

Two Libraries student assistants pass two library users their checked-out library materials at the University Libraries access services desk located inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 4: Meet GAIN Scholar Jess Buelow

The GAIN Scholars program provides resources to first-generation and historically underrepresented graduate students

President Sandoval sits to the left of Jess Buelow in a podcast recording room.

College of Liberal Arts recognizes the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students

Faculty, staff and students honored at annual awards ceremony

Dean Casilde Isabelli handing an award to an esteemed faculty member.

Faces of the Pack: Kirsten Schneider

Senior spotlight from the College of Education and Human Development

Kirsten Schneider at Disneyland

A story of finding your purpose and your person

Wolf Pack great Joel Bitonio and his wife, Courtney, continue to find ways to give back to the University where they first met

Joel Bitonio poses next to his children and wife, Courtney, and his mother while in the Cleveland Browns room accepting the Man of the Year award.

University of Nevada, Reno graduate ties for first in range management event

Elsie Childress scored high marks during national exam at annual meeting

Elsie Childress holding her award.

College of Education and Human Development hosts Spring Celebration

Donors, faculty and students honored at the awards ceremony

Students and faculty with their awards

Faces of the Pack: Brian Liu Nguyen

Nguyen reflects on his time at the University and talks about giving back to the community

Man in a beige button down and gold necklace smiling in the woods on a foggy day.

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 3: Honors College Dean Matt Means

The University’s Honors College continues to make honors education accessible to more students

President Sandoval sits to the left of Matt Means in a podcast recording room.

University of Nevada, Reno named a Voter Friendly Campus for the fourth year in a row

This acknowledgement comes from NASPA and the Campus Vote Project

People walking on a sidewalk in between a lawn of grass on the left and a brown building on the right. Clear blue sky in background.

Foundation’s Pack Partnership Grants invest in projects campuswide

Four projects receive funding from inaugural grant cycle. 2023-24 applications open through April 21.

Four men and two women standing on the porch of Morrill Hall smiling for group photo.

Watch: Day at the Legislature, The Wolf Pack Way

University leadership and students attended the 2023 Day at the Legislature on April 3

The Nevada Wolf Pack mascots stand on either side of Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen and University President Brian Sandoval, smiling and holding up Wolf Pack signs with their hands.

Meet the members of the University’s Wolf Pack Taiko Club

The club’s student officers talk about Taiko, a traditional style of Japanese drumming, and what it means to them

Close up of three people wearing all black and playing tall drums that reach just below their waists with light brown drumsticks in front of a blue background.

Northern Nevada Diversity Summit to be held at University of Nevada, Reno on April 14

This year’s theme is “Effective Inclusion: Understanding & Supporting Experiences of Belonging”

Brandon Wolf in a green suite speaking on stage.

Whalen, longtime director and AVP for facilities, passes away

In a career that spanned four decades, Brian Whalen helped build today’s University

A sepia toned photo of a young Brian Whalen imposed upon a black and white photo of the University of Nevada, Reno's main campus.

Faces of the Pack: Richard Hutton

Richard Hutton earns Doctor of Musical Art degree and heads to tenure-track position at Boise State

Headshot image of Richard Hutton.

Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities receives $200,000 grant to support students in STEM fields

Students with disabilities seek to change STEM culture on-campus through mentorship program

Makaalynn Wortham, Ammal Abdul, Randal Owen, Nicole Wadden and Mehmet Gumus sitting on a couch and smiling

Sagebrushers season 2 ep. 2: What’s next for the Nevada Wolf Pack?

President Brian Sandoval visits with Athletic Director Stephanie Rempe for an update on athletics at the University

President Sandoval sits to the left of Stephanie Rempe in a podcast recording room.

University to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with events in April

Various campus and community events will provide educational opportunities and cultural celebrations

Three students stand outside with plates of food at the API Night Market on campus at UNR.

Top 16 finalists of 2023 Three-Minute Thesis competition announced

Graduate students will compete in the final event on April 13

6 individuals hold extra large, green checks for winning the 3-minute thesis competition in 2022.

Mechanical Engineering grad student wins Post Foundation Scholarship

National prize recognizes those studying nuclear waste management

Lucia Poole standing indoors in front of a sign announcing the WM Symposia 2023 honors and awards luncheon

Giving Day: The Wolf Pack Way

Help raise vital funds campuswide by donating to the area that matters most to you on Tuesday, March 28

A group of 17 people, mostly students, stand on the steps inside the Reynold's School of Journalism smiling. The front students hold signs saying "Thank you!" and "Proud Member of the Pack!" and "We are grateful for you!"

Faces of the Pack: Black Diaspora Coordinator Brandon Sanders

Sanders talks about the Black Diaspora Program and last month’s Black History Month events

Brandon Sanders smiling in a black suit and white collared button up in front of a glass window that opens up to a blue sky and other concrete buildings.

“Sagebrushers” season 2 kicks off with an important conversation about neurodiversity

President Brian Sandoval visits with University Neurodiversity Alliance member Jeffrey Hutsler during Neurodiversity Celebration Week

President Sandoval sits to the right of Jeffrey Hutsler in a podcast recording room.

Multicultural Center’s FreeWall Jam event brings inspiration, camaraderie and discussion to campus

Spray painting artist “Doomed Movement,” Terrence Hammond, creates art with students and community

Woman stands outside next to two freewalls that together are spray painted to reflect the combined art of many people who attended the FreeWall Jam event. The mural is colorful and features images of hearts and people and stairs.

Joining the Pack welcomes eighth-grade students to the University of Nevada, Reno

The pilot program encourages middle schoolers to think about going to college

Group of students walking up stairs as they smile and talk amongst each other in front of a brown brick and clear glass building with a silver handrail in the middle.

Sagebrushers ep. 12: Dr. Alyssa Nota

In honor of Study Abroad Day, President Brian Sandoval visits with the CEO of USAC Alyssa Nota to learn about the positive impacts of studying abroad on students' lives and careers

President Sandoval sits to the left of Alyssa Nota in a podcast recording room.

Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Teaching Award and Exceptional Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty College/School Awards for fall 2022

Awardees are recognized for their exemplary service to students and individual achievements

Blue 'N' statue next to grass and a brown brick building, with a girl and two boys walking across a path.

Veteran organizations on campus give back to the veterans in Reno community

The University’s Veteran Services department spearheads project to install karma box

Man and woman standing on either side of a box that is painted blue and decorated with the state of Nevada with red and white stripes inside.

The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe is uniquely designed with students in mind

Learn about how the gift of Sierra Nevada University in July 2021 has transformed the University of Nevada, Reno and how both the main campus and UNR at Lake Tahoe are shaping the future of The Wolf Pack Way

Interior shot of the circulation desk at the Prim Library at the UNR at Lake Tahoe library.

Renewed commitment to the Epicenter for Judicial Education at the University of Nevada, Reno

Collaboration offers exclusive headquarters for educating judges, improving justice system

Exterior of the National Judicial College on campus at UNR on a sunny, blue sky day.

“This small seed will blossom into a large oak tree”

Two new endowed chairs are just the beginning for Alice and Fred Ottoboni’s planned gift

Endowed professors and CABNR dean holding plaques and smiling for photo.

University of Nevada, Reno receives CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence

The Core Writing Program is one of only eight programs to receive this award for 2022-2023

Students at a table reading and writing.

Lynn Whetstone’s support opens doors for students to study abroad

High school students benefit from Dean's Future Scholars study abroad program

Vanesa Gallegos-Jaimes, Cazandra Gonzalez-Avila and Monserrath Ramirez-Ramirez holding a banner that says España

The Collective ‘We’: A Public Health Approach to Love, Life and Leadership

Alumnus and American football guard Austin Corbett shares how his public health education helps him tackle life on and off the field.

Austin Corbett standing with his wife Madison at a formal UNR event.

Karla Hernández: New director of Hispanic/Latinx community relations

Hernández shares her background at the University and what her new position entails

Woman smiles in a navy blue collared 'Nevada' shirt in front of a grey gradient background.

University of Nevada, Reno students to attend United States Hispanic Leadership Institute

National conference allows students to interact with most influential Hispanic leaders in the country

Students and faculty pose in a the hall of a conference center.

Nevada Cyber Club places seventh in national competition

Group’s effort recognized by Sen. Cortez-Masto’s office Feb. 3

Twenty-three people standing inside a room in front of all wall-sized projector screen, lined up in three rows. Most are holding certificates facing toward the camera.

United States Congressman, Ro Khanna, visits University of Nevada, Reno

Representative Khanna has been instrumental in partnership creation with UNR and Google

US Congressman Jo Khanna shakes hands with University of Nevada, Reno President, Brian Sandoval in Morrill Hall.

University of Nevada, Reno celebrates the completion of the Gateway Parking Complex

The 814-space complex opened to the University community on Jan. 20

View of the north side of the Gateway Parking garage with the pedestrian bridge on the right-hand side.

Civil Engineering student recognized by U.S. Department of Transportation

Doctoral candidate Milana Cimesa receives Outstanding Student of the Year award.

Two adults standing in a banquet room: Milana Cimesa on the right, holding an award, with her husband on the left.

College of Liberal Arts establishes the Educational Renewal Fund

The fund enables incarcerated individuals to participate and earn credit in the University of Nevada, Reno’s Inside-Out Program

A professor lecturing to a class of students in the University of Nevada, Reno Inside-Out Program.

University of Nevada, Reno student travels to the White House to discuss reproductive rights

First-year student Asma Baloch attends meeting with the American Council on Education

Group of people in business clothes centered in the room standing closely together.

Engineering student wins TMS scholarship

Mentor says Sydney Fields’ work represents highest standard of undergraduate student research.

Photo of student Sydney Fields and Professor Yufeng Zheng seated in a lab.

Faces of the Pack: Alejandro Robles

Senior spotlight from the College of Science

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

Herz Gold Medalist Childress works to help others

Elsie Childress to receive Herz Gold Medal during Winter Commencement

Elsie Childress stands in a field in Nevada regalia.

APHA highlights from the School of Public Health

The School of Public Heath had incredible representation at this year's American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 150th Annual Meeting & Expo.

Associate Professor Eric Crosbie, doctoral students Luciana Borges and Olufemi Erinoso, and MPH student Sara Perez, standing at the School of Public Health table.

Winter 2022 Senior Scholars honored by University

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

Morrill Hall from the quad.

University of Nevada, Reno Recognized as one of 2022’s ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting

UNR is one of 394 colleges recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement during the 2022 election

White sign with the words "Vote Here, Vote Aquí" in blue in front of an American Flag.

Alumni gifts School of Public Health $1.5 million

The School of Public Health receives $1.5 million from Patrick Ronan, an alumnus whose passion for the field led him down a rewarding path in the public health sector.

Photo of Patrick Ronan.

Donors rally to build a greater University of Nevada, Reno

University Foundation raises $52 million to support students, faculty, staff and programs

Morrill Hall exterior seen from the quad.

Faces of the Pack: Kari A. Emm

She successfully defended her dissertation titled “American Indian/Alaska Native Transfer Student Experiences into a Four-Year University”

Kari Emm

New support for STEM internships and talent retention in Nevada

Funding awarded through Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development will support development of new NV STEM Workforce Internship program

" ...it can make ‘Home Means Nevada’ a reality for more of our graduates than ever before."


University of Nevada, Reno ASUN Pack Provisions fundraising drive to help student success

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

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

University of Nevada, Reno to host International Education Week, Nov. 14-18

Events will highlight globally focused activities and engagement at the university and in the local community

" With over 70 different nations represented at the University, we look forward to using this week to highlight the globally focused activities on campus and in our local community."


Three veterans share their experiences and insight

Daniella Smith, Roger Gahan and Abigail Kaplan talk about the University and what Veterans Day means to them

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

Aging infrastructure in rural Nevada sees alumni-led improvements

Yerington nears the completion of a USDA-funded project to remove and replace the rural Nevada city's 100-year-old sewer and water systems.

Q&D Construction worker in open trench

Distinguished School of Public Health alumni addressing healthcare disparities

LCDR Christopher Mendoza-Truong, Pharm.D., returns to his alma mater to discuss his experience in the United States Public Health Service

LCDR Christopher Mendoza-Truong, Pharm.D. in military uniform

University’s McNair Scholars Program receives grant money from U.S. Department of Education

The program’s grant proposal is now funded through 2027

Group of students smiling closely together while standing on a staircase.

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

National honor recognizes commitment to first-generation student success


University Libraries play key role in lowering students’ educational costs

The Libraries and partners are helping faculty move away from high-cost textbooks and toward OERs

A University student sits in front of a computer inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Las Vegas: bright lights, sustainable city

Las Vegas works toward 30 more years of sustainability management with the guidance of alumnus Marco Velotta

Solar panels at Las Vegas City Hall

Sagebrushers ep. 7: Dr. Jafeth Sanchez

President Brian Sandoval talks with Director of the Latino Research Center Jafeth Sanchez about the Center's recent and upcoming events, its research goals and her experience as a math teacher in Washoe County.

Dr. Jafeth Sanchez and President Brian Sandoval smile while sitting next to each other in the recording space

Faces of the Pack: Micah Lilo brings STEM skills to the football field and the lab

Wolf Pack linebacker receives Undergraduate Research funding to investigate energy-saving dynamic windows

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

Nevada Museum of Art announces the Free Student Admission Program sponsored by the Wayne Prim Student Admission Endowment

Starting Sept. 15, University and TMCC students will be able to visit the Nevada Museum of Art and attend ongoing museum events for free with a student ID

Three students, a woman and two men, post in nice clothing smiling at the camera while wearing a Nevada Museum of Art admittance sticker.

University of Nevada, Reno in negotiations with Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate to develop Mathewson University Gateway project

The proposed project will create a physical link between the University and Downtown Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno monument located outdoors with trees behind it. The monument includes the University's seal as well as lettering that reads, "University of Nevada, Reno. A Land Grant University Est. 1874

Students and faculty member return from Brussels after German Marshall Fund Forum

University of Nevada, Reno represented as one of two American universities at the forum

Three students - one boy and two girls (from left to right) - dressed in professional attire standing in front of a building and some bushes.

Balloon Race Scholarship recipients awarded for 2022

Ashley Osborne and Shane Kapala receive the 2022 Balloon Race Scholarship

Great Reno Balloon Races hot air balloons

Faces of the Pack: Jennifer Clayton discovers fascination for autonomous robotics

First-generation student finds vast opportunity through mentorships, research experiences and the University community

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

UNR School of Social Work receives reaccreditation

Interim Dean, Lillian Wichinsky, stands smiling with others from the School of Social Work on a grassy lawn on a sunny day.

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

Bohn currently works in the University’s Real Estate Office

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

Upward Bound Classic and Math & Science Programs awarded $6.7 million Department of Education TRIO grants

The renewal of these four grants supports intensive college preparatory services for 246 first-generation, income-qualified high school students in Northern Nevada.

A group of students wearing upward bound sweatshirts study and smile

Wolf Pack Football welcomes Chris Ault Field Sponsored by ITS Logistics

ITS Logistics provides generous gift to replace turf at Mackay Stadium

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

Integrating big data into robotics with Duckietown

A fresh perspective on robotics and how it can be applied across various levels of education

Two yellow rubber ducks posed in front of a mini Reno's "Biggest Little City" sign.

University’s NevadaFIT begins with move-in Aug. 18 and events all weekend

Academic ‘Freshman Intensive Transition’ program features iPad distribution, Opening Ceremony in Mackay Stadium

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

Nevada’s Recovery & Prevention Program in the School of Public Health hosts 2nd Annual Recovery Month 5k celebration

The event will take place September 24 at Idlewild Park

NRAP Project Director Terra Hamblin, standing with 5k racers at the previous 2021 event.

Anne Howard, trailblazing English professor and one of the founders of Women's Studies, passes away

During her distinguished 37-year career, Howard fought for equal rights in northern Nevada

A group of women including Anne Howard

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

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

Photo of a building with a few students walking through the frame.

Sagebrushers ep. 5: Dionne Stanfill and Bayla Fitzpatrick

President Brian Sandoval talks with the ASUN president and vice president about why they chose to study at the University, what goals they plan to accomplish this year and more.

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

Sustainability in asphalt paving drives latest GAANN scholar

Ph.D. candidate Julissa Larios Rodriquez set to join the University’s Graduate Assistance in Areas in National Need (GAANN) program this fall.

Woman standing outside wearing graduation cap and gown

Understanding marginalized experiences to actively implement research

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Research mentor Sarah Mitchell, Ph.D., sheds lighton the significance of research regarding marginalized identities

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

LGBTQ studies minor added to University of Nevada, Reno curriculum

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

Photo of the Thompson Building, where the Gender, Race & Identity department is located.

Daphne Hooper: New director of community Indigenous relations

Hooper highlights her goals in her position and what she has been working on since being hired

Woman smiling for headshot photo in front of a grey background.

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

Paul Hauptman

University of Nevada, Reno names Erick Jones dean of the College of Engineering

Jones is a senior science advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist at the U.S. State Department

Dr. Erik Jones

University scientists conduct, shed light on microbiome research to help impoverished children grow

Changing children’s digestive tract microbes key to reducing disease, improving health

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

Guinn Center announces Dr. Dana Bennett as interim executive director

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

Dana Bennett headshot

Skin cancer awareness: Medical students host free skin cancer clinic

Clinic helps educate Reno community about the dangers of sun exposure and how to protect oneself

Lourdes Valdez and Ramneek Dhami posing for a photo with their volunteers at the free clinic.

Public health highlight: Veronika Scavacini

Veronika Scavacini is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ and Latine communities and has dedicated their career to addressing health disparities through the lens of economics

Veronika Scavacini headshot

University students and professor travel to annual German Marshall Fund in Brussels

University-funded trip allows group to witness and participate in global policy development

Photo of the trees on the Quad with Assistant Professor Ingram's office nearby.

School of Public Health celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion

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

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

Sagebrushers ep. 3: Teaching Professor Sarah Cummings

Join host President Brian Sandoval as he and Director of Advancements in Teaching Excellence and award-winning Teaching Professor Sarah Cummings talk about teaching, sustainable chemistry, Wolf Pack Athletics and more

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

Discover Science podcast: Kizzmekia Corbett on going where you are loved

Scientific Lead in the development of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine discusses her research and work, the importance of good mentorship, and finding her place in science.

Kizzmekia Corbett, Christopher Sanchez and Melanie Duckworth in a collage with the Discover Science podcast identifier.

High schools and teachers – and University – benefit from concurrent enrollment

Pilot program gives 450 high school students a fast start toward earning a college degree

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

Spring 2022 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards

Award recipients recognized for their outstanding instruction and for creating positive learning environments as LOA instructors

A Wolf Pack Way sign next to the Knowledge Center and the Block N

Hallowed ground: Spring Commencement returns to the Quad

More than 3,000 degrees were conferred over three days on the University's historic Quadrangle, where ceremonies were held for the first time since 2019

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

Two campuses, one common cause

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

SNU transition leaders Sue Johnson and Jill Heaton

Caring in chemistry: Lyndsay Munro wins Tibbitts

Tibbitts winner known for her enthusiasm for her subject matter

Lyndsay Munro and presenting party in her classroom

Nicole Shepherd is Herz Gold Medalist

Dual degree student a standout volunteer in community and accomplished musician

Herz Gold Medal winner Nicole Shepherd

University of Nevada, Reno faculty focus on batteries research, education and workforce training to meet world’s energy future

Nevada Institute for Sustainability improves performance of electric vehicles and the grid, and connects to nation’s first Batteries and Energy Storage Technologies Minor

A professor with students in a technology lab

Ten years of great work and a Tibbitts Award for Angelina Padilla

Mechanical Engineering professor finds real-world ways to teach students

Angelina Padilla with surprise award presenters in her classroom

First-generation student becomes first at University to earn prestigious fellowship

After a new start at the University of Nevada, Reno, Arturo Macías Franco is using his voice to advocate for others

Arturo Macias Franco.

Sagebrushers ep. 2: Dean Manos Maragakis

Join your host President Brian Sandoval as he talks with Dean of the College of Engineering Manos Maragakis about running, stepping down from his role and into the faculty, and his favorite times on campus

President Brian Sandoval and Dean Manos Maragakis in the recording studio with headphones on

Undergraduate researcher and McNair Scholar reflects on impressive academic journey

Experience in Undergraduate Research and McNair Scholars Program leads to NSF graduate fellowship award for CABNR student

Alexis Palma shakes faculty mentor's hand.

Bible Award winner Smith: Students make the award special

Anthropology's Geoff Smith wins another important teaching award

Bible Award winner Geoff Smith with award committee

New summer camp aims to help American Indian youth get college ready

Extension is hosting the first American Indian/Alaska Native College Prep Camp this June

Students and professors celebrate in graduation ceremony.

University’s 10th annual College Day pep rally encourages middle-school students to go to college

University of Nevada, Reno and Clayton Middle School partnership promotes enthusiasm for future learning

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

"If I hid behind my mask, would they still see me?"

Xueying Zheng, Jocelyn Simmons and S. Lucile Purnell delivered their award-winning speeches at the start of the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit

Xueying Zheng wearing a face mask, a play button on top

Spring 2022 Senior Scholars honored by University

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 12 graduates with top grade-point averages

Morrill Hall exterior

New computational linguistics degree preps students for a growing industry

Interdisciplinary undergraduate program combines world languages, linguistics and computer science.

Six students looking at three computer monitors, backs to the camera.

Celebrating Social Work Leaders event hosts over 200 and honors 12 awardees

Eight Compass Rose awards were given out along with three Dean’s Special Recognition, one Heart of a Social Worker award and Founding Dean Martin was presented with a portrait at March 10 event

Founding Dean Shadi Martin and Associate Dean Lillie Wichinsky presenting Dinita Smith with Compass Rose Dignity Award

Sagebrushers podcast: Tales from The Wolf Pack Way

President Brian Sandoval hosts the new podcast from the University of Nevada, Reno, launching on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more March 29

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

Douglas Boyle named Associate Vice Provost for Research and Creative Activities in Lake Tahoe

Longtime University of Nevada, Reno faculty member brings experience to new position after Sierra Nevada University acquisition; appointment to begin July 1

Douglas Boyle poses for a photo on the Sierra Nevada University campus.

University-grown meat and produce now available to those in need through on-campus food pantry

Pack Provisions partners with Wolf Pack Meats and Desert Farming Initiative to provide ground beef, fruits and vegetables year round

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

Basque Global Training Program places three interns at the University

“Best opportunity of my life” – how the 2022 international interns describe working at the University

Four people standing in front of tables and chairs inside of a library. From left to right there is a man, two women, and another man in the image.

Grand (re)Opening of the Pillsbury Graduate Quiet Study (MIKC 500)

Graduate Research Assistant and Internal Vice President of the Graduate Student Association Taissa K. Lytchenko talks about the dedicated study space for graduate students

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

Nevada earns Mountain West SAAC Community Service Award

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

Wolf Pack cheerleaders with University President Brian Sandoval on the basketball court with the award

University's logging sports team cuts its way to victory

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

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

Fall 2021 Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty Awards

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

Morrill Hall

Nevada Lands 61 to Academic All-Mountain West list

University of Nevada, Reno had 61 student-athletes named to the Fall 2021 Academic All-Mountain West List

Wolf Pack mascots Wolfie and Alphie in Mackay Stadium

Ben Hazard, the first Black professor at the University of Nevada, Reno

“I want to make sure that by being the first Black professor I also will not be the last.”

A close up of Ben Hazard's artwork title Medal of Honor

Girls and engineering are the focus of outreach event

College of Engineering works to inspire young minds at Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Feb. 24.

Middle-school girls at desks looking off-camera at instructor

Faces of the Pack: Blesethe West challenges herself by pursuing Undergraduate Research

Pack Research Experience Program and valuable faculty mentorship provide opportunities for first-year pre-med student to get out of her comfort zone

Blesethe West.

Men’s & women’s basketball welcome donor-funded locker room building

Single-largest gift in Athletics history supports stand-alone locker rooms and team lounges to be completed by early 2024

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

Faces of the Pack: Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell reflects on her time at the University

"Go after your dreams and don’t doubt your intellect, ability and motivation to complete your goals in life. You can do it!"

Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell standing in front of a dilapidated antique truck

Universities team up to train dietetic interns, improve community health in southern Nevada

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources collaborates with UNLV and other community partners to provide nutrition education in Clark County

Stone Jamison in black scrubs standing in front of University Medical Center's ambulance entrance.

U.S. News ranks three University of Nevada, Reno online graduate programs as top in the country

Nursing, executive MBA and education recognized as “2022 Best Online Programs”

An aerial view of the University of Nevada, Reno campus with the Joe Crowley Student Union and the E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center in focus.

The Nevada Career Studio's Spring Career Fairs

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

President Brian Sandoval and student attending career fair

A decade of mentorship at the Disability Resource Center

The DRC’s Peer Mentor Program has been helping first-year students acclimate to life at the University and navigate the services available for students with disabilities for 10 years

Callie Whitsit and Autumn Cuellar finger painting at a 2021 art therapy workshop

Collaborative University of Nevada, Reno and Great Basin College building project Cashman Award Finalist

The 24th Annual Cashman Good Government Award honors government entities and individuals working to make citizen services work better, faster and cheaper

Rendering of the Pennington Health Science & Technology Building

University of Nevada, Reno partners with TalentSprint Inc. to offer TechWise program supported by Google that aims to increase diversity in technology education

The program will prepare 20 University students for high-growth technology careers

Students walk on campus between the University N statue and the Knowledge Center building.

Get to know University Libraries Dean Catherine Cardwell

Dean Cardwell is identifying opportunities to continue the trajectory of excellence, innovation for the University Libraries

Photo of Catherine Cardwell, University Libraries Dean

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