Media & society

"Graduation feels like a dream come true"

Hadia Kalsoom

Journalism alumnus earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Thirteen University of Nevada, Reno students have achieved the public relations distinction

Benjamin Engel stands in front of the University of Nevada, Reno's Morrill Hall building in his graduation robe.

Graduate student in Gender, Race, and Identity helps create a more inclusive campus

Matt Little builds upon the Bonner Leadership Program to be more supportive of marginalized communities

Matt Little

KUNR wins national Murrow Award for excellence in diversity, equity and inclusion

Station recognized for bilingual pandemic coverage produced in partnership with Noticiero Móvil and This is Reno

Andrew Mendez records voiceover in an audio studio at KUNR.

5 great careers for journalism majors

A degree in journalism is a practical and versatile major -- a degree that can get you a job just about anywhere.

A student holding a TV camera, wearing a headset and smiling.

Journalism lecturer inducted into PRSA College of Fellows Class of 2021

Alison Gaulden earns highest distinction in the public relations industry

Alison Gaulden

Dr. Eugenia L. Weiss Joins School of Social Work as Masters of Social Work Program Director

Dr. Weiss brings more than 30 years experience to the School of Social Work

Eugenia Weiss standing by a lake wearing a green shirt, black leggings and a hat

Journalism professor emeritus turns one of the oldest forms of immersive media into virtual reality

The “Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama” VR experience launches 158 years after the turning point battle

A detailed section of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama

La radio pública KUNR y Noticiero Móvil invitan a la comunidad a dar sus distintos puntos de vista a través de charlas

El norte de Nevada y el este de California es la primera zona del país en realizar las charlas de la iniciativa One Small Step en inglés y en español

 Dos participantes posan frente a una pared blanca.

KUNR Public Radio and Noticiero Móvil invite participants with differing views to connect through conversation

Northern Nevada becomes the first location to host One Small Step conversations in English and Spanish

A man and a woman post on a black backdrop. The image is gray scale with a blue filter over the top. The filter is removed on both of the faces of the man and woman.

Skin tone portrayed differently in newspapers depending on political endorsement

College of Liberal Arts professor studied how former President Barack Obama appeared in photographs

Markus Kemmelmeier points out examples on his computer of image samples used in his research study that address how the same photograph published in multiple newspapers portray skin tone differently.

Reynolds School Spring 2021 Semester in Review

Dean Al Stavitsky shares journalism faculty and student accomplishments from the past semester.

President Brian Sandoval and Dean Al Stavitsky stand in regalia on the stage at the University of Nevada, Reno commencement.

Political science major recipient of 2021 Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award

Paulina Pride completes over 1,000 hours of community service

Jones Center building

First Black woman to earn doctoral degree in judicial studies graduates from University of Nevada, Reno

Judge Ari Tobi-Aiyemo graduated Saturday earning a Ph.D. in judicial studies

Judge Ari Tobi-Aiyemo stands next to Shawn Marsh in commencement attire on the field during graduation

College of Liberal Arts faculty member among the ranks of Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Chair and Professor of the Department of Gender, Race, and Identity and Professor of Anthropology, Deborah Boehm to further studies on immigration

Debbie Boehm

Immigration, juvenile detention, mental health – one student overcomes it all

Graduate Student Zaide Martinez pursuing social justice certificate to help others achieve the same goals she did

Zaide Martinez

KUNR and partner organizations win three regional Murrow Awards

Public radio station on campus recognized for bilingual pandemic coverage, hard news and sports reporting

Nevada desert at sunset.

Faith Evans named Reynolds School Spring 2021 Senior Scholar

Lifelong journalism student earns prestigious honor after achieving a 4.0 GPA

Faith Evans

Criminal justice professor teams up with Washoe County Sheriff’s Office to develop virtual programming study

Virtual programming developed to help reduce reoffenders among 18-24-year-olds

Handcuffs on an iPad

Mary White Stewart: A University career that changed lives for the better

An influential campus voice, groundbreaking professor and a founder of GRI, passes away

Mary White-Stewart

Steamboat Ditch: Lessons from the Past

Nevada’s complicated and complex history of water wars and how we can learn from the past

Black and white photograph of the tufa rock formation on Pyramid Lake

Journalism alumna rekindles love for writing after learning how to surf

Heather Ernst publishes her experience in WMNSurfMag

Heather Ernst surfing in the ocean.

Journalism alumna tells dynamic stories locally and internationally

Rebecca Leroux’s video production companies support storytelling in California, Utah and Africa

Rebecca Leroux

Our Town Reno marks five years of street reporting in Reno

Journalism school’s initiative focuses on those affected by the affordable housing crisis

A grad student interviews a community member who lives on the river.

Online event examines the relationship between free speech and firearms

School of Journalism hosts its 2021 First Amendment Forum on April 20

Gregory Magarian

Our Town Reno hosts community conversation about houselessness in Reno on April 13

Panelists will include the formerly unhoused, advocates and an elected official

Photo collage with the side of a man's face in the top left corner, two hands holding a rock that says forgive in the top right corner, two men holding a sign on the street that reads "Stop Rent Greed" in the bottom left corner and a house with two people standing outside of it in the bottom right corner.

Atlas of Surveillance honored with award for advancing public’s right to know about police spying

EFF's partnership with School of Journalism helps collect data about police surveillance

Students, EFF's Dave Maass, RSJ Professor Gi Yun and RSJ Dean Al Stavitsky smile in individual Zoom screens.

Neurodiversity and the University

Jim Cherney

Political scientist among the ranks of National Science Foundation CAREER award winners

Elizabeth Koebele to research collaborative water sustainability policymaking as part of NSF award

Elizabeth Koebele stands next to river

Journalism dean named finalist for Administrator of the Year

Dean Alan Stavitsky recognized in the 68th Scripps Howard Awards competition

Dean Alan Stavitsky

Journalism faculty member and student win top awards at BEA Festival of Media Arts

Dr. Myrton Running Wolf and Vanessa Ribeiro receive national recognition for narrative video and sound engineering

A photo collage with Dr. Myrton Running Wolf on the left and Vanessa Ribeiro on the right.

Journalism school’s International Institute covers the world’s largest electronics show

South Korean students take on a unique opportunity during the pandemic

A group of South Korean students pose with Dean Stavitsky behind the anchor desk in the Reynolds Media Lab.

School of Social Work Welcomes Dr. Lillian Wichinsky As New Associate Dean

Dr. Wichinsky brings more than 25 years of experience in the social work profession to the School of Social Work

Dr. Lillian Wichinsky in Arches National Park, Utah

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

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

Jesus Rosales Sandoval

The role of authentic Black history as America moves forward

Caesar Andrews

University Libraries, The Center partner to celebrate Black History Month

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

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

Reynolds School alumna and student earn Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Twelve University students have achieved public relations distinction

Reynolds School of Journalism building

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

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

Front of Lincoln Hall during summer

Gain professional and academic experience through paid undergraduate research programs

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

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

Are female leaders better during a pandemic?

University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Associate Professor Robert Ostergard and colleagues examined 175 countries for recent article

A collection of international flags

Three faculty granted tenure in the Reynolds School of Journalism

Birkinbine, Crosswell and File promoted to associate professor on July 1, 2021

Reynolds School of Journalism building

Reynolds School Fall 2020 Semester in Review

Dean Al Stavitsky shares journalism faculty and student accomplishments from the past semester.

A group of Reynolds School students smile on individual Zoom screens.

“Pandemic Performers”: a visual story

Journalism student documents four artists navigating the pandemic

Ben Engel holds a camera up and looks through it in front of a blurred greenery background.

University’s student filmmakers to hold virtual film festival Dec. 11

School of Journalism’s sixth annual Student Documentary Film Festival airs on Facebook Live

Old style video camera

The resilient class of 2020

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

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

Soft power and military involvement in vaccine distribution

" "At no time in recent history have we been confronted with a vaccine process that has been possibly influenced by politics" - Robert Ostergard


University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients

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

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

The Department of Gender, Race, and Identity introduces three new minors

The newly formed department offers a large variety of minors for students

The Thompson building at the University of Nevada, Reno

Faculty Spotlight – Elizabeth Koebele

Elizabeth Koebele

Tamara Snight named Reynolds School Fall 2020 Senior Scholar

Snight hopes to follow her passion for strategic communications into a successful career

A headshot of Tamara Snight standing in front of a park wearing a black graduation gown and smiling to camera.

Second Tuesdays with Political Science

"Recapping the 2020 Election: What Happened and What’s Next"

Angled view of the front of the Knowledge Center library during summer day

Changing representation through documentary film

Journalism alumna Tsanavi Spoonhunter chronicles one tribe’s fight for food sovereignty in short documentary

Tsanavi Spoonhunter stands in front of a forest backdrop wearing a Native American beaded collar.

Journalism professor appointed to inaugural board of influential professional diversity forum

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

Caesar Andrews poses in a classroom

“Second Tuesdays with Political Science” Continued in October with Discussion of What to Expect from the 2020 Election

Front-side view of the Knowledge Center

Reynolds School alumna on covering the environment and education in Brazil

Journalist Luiza Vieira reflects on her journey and making meaningful stories

Luiza Vieira holds a camera to her face in front of a beach with greenery and the sky in the backdrop.

Author and former top editor Wanda Lloyd to speak at virtual forum next week

Free event Oct. 12 to focus on Lloyd’s memoir “COMING FULL CIRCLE” and diversity in the media industry

Wanda Lloyd smiles to camera in front of a grassy backdrop.

Reynolds School alum joins the fight against COVID-19

Tim Robb works to protect Nevadans with the new app, COVID Trace

Tim Robb sits in a studio being filmed for an interview.

Faculty Spotlight – Laura Blume

Laura Blume

Reynolds School alumna and minor earn their Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Eighth and ninth students from the University of Nevada, Reno achieve public relations distinction

Reynolds School of Journalism building

Communication Studies program rising in the ranks

The Department of Communication Studies boasts 25 scholarly awards in two years

Lincoln Hall steeple

Noticiero Móvil celebrates fifth anniversary

Student-run multimedia news outlet provides Spanish and English content for Reno’s diverse community

Students pose with local Latino bakers inside a bakery in northern Nevada.

Why does congress get nothing done? – It’s complicated

Jeremy Gelman book jacket for Losing to Win

Another cohort of liberal arts faculty and staff join the University

The College of Liberal Arts hired 28 new faculty and staff members in the last year

Morrill Hall on the quad during summer

Melissa McClinton joins the Reynolds School as an assistant professor of video production and immersive media

McClinton is a film director, television producer and journalist

Reynolds School of Journalism building front

College of Liberal Arts faculty research and write on topics of racism and social justice

From the history of religion and Black culture to a modern global issue of racism, faculty examine the evolution of social justice movements

The Princess and the Prophet book jacket

Journalism alumnus pursues copywriting in New York City

A Reynolds School graduate’s unlikely path to making it on the East Coast

James Rutter poses in his home.

New survey focuses on COVID-19 behaviors and beliefs

University of Nevada, Reno assistant professor in political science part of multidisciplinary team of scholars dedicated to informing risk messaging and public policy

Up-close image of a person wearing a face mask

What does successful pandemic and epidemic control look like?

Political leadership during COVID-19

Coronavirus cells

PRSSA Nevada recognized for year’s accomplishments with National Star Chapter Award

Student public relations organization receives award despite challenges from COVID-19

The PRSSA board members pose in the Linn Reading Room of the Reynolds School of Journalism

Reynolds School alumna uses public relations agency to create social change

Gattuso Coalition works with local nonprofits dedicated to worthy causes

Rachel Gattuso

Nevada Undergraduate Research Award names social sciences winner

Political science and economics major researching factors that weaken government democracy

" “We have substantially declined in aspects of our liberal democracy that we have been historically proud of as Americans." - Sawyer Barnett


Ozmen Institute for Global Studies celebrates two years at the University of Nevada, Reno

A look at their accomplishments and plans for the future

A globe of the world sit on top of a desk in a dark lit room

EFF and Reynolds School launch largest-ever collection of searchable data on police use of surveillance technologies

Atlas of Surveillance shines light on deployment of cameras, drones and more

Atlas of Surveillance logo

Mind your social media manners

University professors examine how social media platforms can be used for constructive conversation

A hand holds a smart phone with the screen on showing several social media apps.

A journalism job search during COVID-19

Reynolds School alumna secures contract position at HuffPost

Cambria Roth poses in the office.

Reynolds School Spring 2020 Semester in Review

Learn about faculty and student achievements during COVID-19

Dean Al Stavitsky stands in front of a white backdrop.

Graduating senior Kayla Samuels wins the 2020 Dean's Award for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Studies

College of Liberal Arts dual-major used education to examine technology and its effects on social behavior and institutions

Kayla Samuels

Graduating senior Anthony Martínez wins the 2020 Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award

Triple-major in the College of Liberal Arts wins service award for extracurricular activities

Anthony Martinez

Researchers work to preserve neon signs in Northern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno, National Historical Society and UNLV awarded grant to digitally archive area’s iconic history

Neon sign that reads "In Town Motel"

Confronting the lie

Students reflect on "Imposter Syndrome" after attending annual Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rosario Alvarado sits next to USHLI entryway sign

Public relations and advertising competitions during a pandemic

Reynolds School’s Bateman and NSAC teams transition to online campaigns

Four students pose outdoors.

Katie Grinsell named Reynolds School Spring 2020 Senior Scholar

Journalism student follows passion for visual communication

Katie Grinsell

Student documentary recognized as Webby Award People’s Voice Winner

Journalism students win student video category for “Rainbow Rodeo”

People ride on horses in an arena during the presentation of colors.

Art still matters; covering non-essential communities

Even the art community is impacted by COVID-19

Sudhiti Naskar

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.


Tyler Harris selected as Spring 2020 Herz Gold Medalist

Dual major in accounting and political science, minor in philosophy, is Wooster High School graduate

Tyler Harris is the 2020 Herz Gold Medalist.

Reynolds School alumnus wins BEA top paper in audio media division

Prince Nesta recognized for research about impact of podcasting on the changing African narrative

Robert Apiyo, also known as Prince Nesta, sitting in front of a computer and sound mixer.

Ian M. Hartshorn awarded the 2020 Liberal Arts award for teaching excellence

Assistant professor in political science awarded at annual awards ceremony

Ian Hartshorn sitting outside holding a sign that reads "you represent the best."

Hitchcock Project provides additional support for KUNR COVID-19 reporting

Reporters produce more day-to-day coverage about coronavirus and its impact locally

N95 masks on a table

Nevada strikes gold, claims championship at online nationals

Undergraduate students Nickie Moore and John Villanueva claim ‘Superior’ award; team places fourth for season overall

Top left, John Villanueva, top right, Nickie Moore, and bottom middle, Phil Sharp pose for a screenshot after the online presentation of awards for the festival finals of the National Online Forensics tournament.

School of Journalism earns reaccreditation status from ACEJMC

Reynolds School is one of only 117 accredited journalism schools

Reynolds School of Journalism faculty pose in the school's atrium.

Building trust between Native American communities and educational institutions

Journalism professor responds about how to address contemporary issues faced by local tribes

Dr. Myrton Running sits on the beach in Santa Monica.

Student media provides COVID-19 coverage

Despite closed campuses and social isolation, student media is continuing to keep their community and campus informed

Student reporter from the Nevada Sagebrush interviews ASUN President Dominique Hall.

Nevada Debate Team season comes to an early end amid coronavirus closures

Team ranked Top-20 overall for the season

Nevada Debate Team students together at their Regional Competiton

College of Liberal Arts announces 2020 Mousel-Feltner Award

Assistant Professor in Political Science, Elizabeth Koebele is this year’s awardee for her policy research

" "I am particularly interested in how using more collaborative approaches to solving environmental problems can improve both policymaking processes and environmental outcomes." - Elizabeth Koebele


Silver Linings with Claudia Cruz

The internship director for the Reynolds School of Journalism offers advice for students: learn new skills and update your résumé

Claudia Cruz speaking to the camera from her apartment

You are worth more than you think

Combating impostor syndrome in professional and personal life

Pen and block letters spelling "impostor" on a table

Efforts to building a more accountable government

Journalism professor and group of transparency advocates start coalition to shine light on open government

Nevada Open Government Coalition logo, which features an illustration of the sun peaking out from the left side of a the state of Nevada

'Breaking The Stained-Glass Ceiling' event explored gender, leadership and faith

Panel sponsored by Temple Sinai Reno, College of Liberal Arts and others

The panel of women pictured left to right: Erin Stiles, Rabbi Sara Zober, Terri Domitrovich, Dina A. Elshabrawy, Reverend Shelley Fisher, Patricia Meidell

Three weeks in

Journalism students’ work featured on national news

Student reporter Jayden Perez

Politics, business and film: The career of a Reynolds School alumnus

Journalism graduate moves from California to Minnesota to cover state politics.

Ricardo Lopez sitting at a table with a cup of coffee and his laptop

Everyone gains when women vote

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment


Protecting public records requesters

Journalism professor and graduate student research similarity between SLAPP suits and lawsuits against record requesters

Desk with a computer, mouse, paper and pen.

Multimedia as a form of journalism

Reynolds School alumna reflects on the beauty of storytelling through visual communications

Alex Newman holds a microphone near a small pig.

Journalism professor wins Best Nevada Filmmaker from state’s largest film festival

Kari Barber’s “Rainshadow” documentary shares story of Nevada high school for at-risk students

Rainshadow Community Charter High School school sign outdoors in winter.

Five decades later, the Howard Goldbaum Collection

University journalism professor honored by his alma mater for his student photography work

Man holds sign that reads "soldiers' liberation front"

Journalism alumni provide social media expertise for the College Football Playoff

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

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

Diverse panel to discuss women’s leadership in religious and spiritual life

'Breaking The Stained-Glass Ceiling' event to explore gender, leadership and faith

" "Women’s leadership options in religious organizations and spiritual communities have often been limited due to doctrine, tradition, practice and bias.”


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

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

Student holding up Argentina cardboard frame

Sage advice: growing tomorrow's mentors

Mentorship and student support systems in the Reynolds School of Journalism

Reynolds School of Journalism

What is the impeachment process?

U.S. government political scientist breaks down the impeachment process

Front view of outside of the White House

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

University faculty moderate, provide expertise at free MidTown event

We the People document, American flag and quill pen

Condemning hate and bias with student journalism

Reynolds School students bring awareness to issues that are often overlooked

Two people sit on a bench outside. The woman on the right records the man on the left with her phone.

Reynolds School Fall 2019 Semester in Review

Learn about the faculty and student accomplishments this past semester.

A man stands in front of an infinity wall in a video studio.

Journalism alumnus relies on writing portfolio to land job at IndieWire

Reynolds School grad offers advice about entering the entertainment industry as a reporter

A man poses indoors.

Emily MacDiarmid named Reynolds School Fall 2019 Senior Scholar

Reno native found her passion for storytelling in her mother's salon

A faculty member and student pose in front of the Reynolds School of Journalism

Reynolds School helps students turn podcasting into a career

Podcasting becomes an increasingly popular media format for Americans

Two men sit across from each other in a podcasting studio.

Reynolds School of Journalism graduates more than 30 students this fall

Graduates, family and friends celebrate students’ success during reception

A group of students and faculty pose for a picture indoors wearing regalia.

Reynolds School alumna earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Lizbeth Alvarez is the seventh University graduate to complete the certification

A woman poses indoors.

A desire to support the community leads to a career change

Reynolds School alumna moves from digital marketing to work for Vegas Strong

One woman interviewing another

KUNR selected to host Report for America journalist

Reporter will focus on Northern Nevada education stories in English and Spanish

A group of KUNR staff pose outdoors.

Long-form journalism from inside a camper van

Author and journalist Jessica Bruder speaks as 2019 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

A woman speaks into a microphone on stage with another woman sitting nearby.

Navigating through your internships

How internships are foundational for a successful career

Three women sit in a computer lab and laugh together.

How one journalism student reports on Latinx family and culture

Speaking Spanish helps sophomore Andrew Mendez feel more connected

A student reads a script into a microphone in an audio recording booth.

Reynolds School graduate alumna wins EDAWN award

Double Scoop arts publication wins microenterprise business of the year award

Two people holding a trophy and smiling

Recap: Communicating Science in a Divided Society

Expert panelists discuss issues that come with communicating science during the Hitchcock Project panel

A man speaks while two woman listen on stage.

Author & journalist Jessica Bruder honored by Laxalt Distinguished Writers Program

Bruder to speak about her work at the University of Nevada, Reno on Nov. 18

A woman poses indoors.

From the student newsroom to the city newsroom

Reynolds School alumnus shows that one of the most valuable experiences in one's career is during college.

Brian Duggan is pictured smiling in front of a blue background smiling while wearing a light blue and red plaid button up.

Beyond toleration: Having difficult conversations in the age of social media

College of Liberal Arts' Engaging the Power of Diversity series tackles religious divides

" "How do we respect one another when we have a conversation across religious and philosophical divides?"


"Is Privacy Over?" forum features David Carroll

Subject of "The Great Hack" film discusses privacy rights during Reynolds School event.

Man looks off into the distance sitting in a chair on stage.

Noticiero Móvil: Elevando las voces de nuestra comunidad

Reynolds School student-run bilingual news outlet celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting its storytelling efforts.

A group of people stand indoors.

Howl your opinions – deliberately


Panel of experts discuss "Communicating Science in a Divided Society"

School of Journalism holds launch event for the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science Oct. 21

Woman holding a camera taking a photo of people on water and land

David Carroll, subject of “The Great Hack” film, feature of noon forum

Carroll will speak about personal and public privacy trends and concerns at the University Oct. 16

A man poses outdoors.

EFF partnership with School of Journalism launches "Atlas of Surveillance"

New report finds border communities inundated with surveillance technologies

Flags on a map, one has an eye on it, one has a drone, one has a camera.

Addressing the opioid epidemic with film

Reynolds School alumnus and team win Emmy Award for best documentary

A group of men pose on a red carpet holding Emmy Awards.

Paul Laxalt U. S. Senatorial Papers now open, available for research

Collection provides research opportunities for users wanting to understand Laxalt’s former legislative role

Ronald Reagan and Paul Laxalt shaking hands

Holding government accountable with public records reporting

School of Journalism offers a one-credit course to train students on the Freedom of Information Act

A table with an iPad, files and a notebook sitting on it.

$1.5 million NSF Grant awarded to political science professor and team

University of Nevada, Reno Assistant Professor Elizabeth Koebele awarded significant National Science Foundation Grant to study urban water systems and water planning with interdisciplinary group

Elizabeth Koebele

Latino Research Center recharged with new director

Julie Lucero became the Director of the Latino Research Center July 1

Julie Lucero

Sociology graduate wins national recognition for paper about happiness

University of Nevada, Reno alumnus Eric Lin not only researches happiness but spreads it too through his organization: The Play Happy Project

Children in Peru with their play happy ball

Claudia Cruz joins the Reynolds School as director of internships and experiential learning

Newest journalism faculty member previously worked as a Spanish-language technology reporter for CNET en Español.

Woman poses outdoors.

Political science department welcomes new chair

Carolyn Warner is the new chair and Vail Pittman Professor of political science

Front of Thompson Building with pillars

Digital marketing in New York City

Reynolds School alumna finds love for project management of national brands

Woman poses inside a New Balance shoe store.

PRSSA Nevada receives national Star Chapter Award for year’s efforts

University’s student public relations organization recognized for programming, high school outreach and pro-bono work.

Students and a professor pose indoors.

College of Liberal Arts helps brings international experience to campus and community

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders program brings international students to campus to learn about U.S. government and policy

International SUSI participants stand outside with University ambassador

Using storytelling to empower and educate

Reynolds School alumna shares her experience reporting on the western region.

Woman speaks into a microphone indoors.

Literacy program touts three local Volunteers of the Year

Three graduate students were awarded Volunteer of the Year by Boys and Girls Club

Jacqueline Kirshenbaum stands to receive award and flowers

Misinformation about science can be dangerous; teaching scientists to be better communicators can help

Reynolds School offers one-credit course to students as part of The Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science.

Student holds VR viewer to her face with a space scene behind her.

Using visual communication to mitigate climate change

Reynolds School professor wins top faculty paper in environmental communication at International Communication Association conference.

Two polar bears on a small piece of ice.

Teacher, lawyer, advocate: Reynolds School alum helps underrepresented communities

Maritza Perez, spring 2019 commencement speaker, works as a senior policy analyst advocating for criminal justice reform and civil rights

A woman smiles for the camera.

KUNR wins National Murrow Award for excellence in innovation

The public radio station is recognized for bilingual programming produced in partnership with the Reynolds School.

Student speaks into an audio microphone indoors.

From Momenta to movies and more

Reynolds senior participated in the Momenta Workshop in February 2019, taking a series of photographs for the L.A. Corps

A man carries a water jug outdoors. Behind him is a mural and an announcement board with the title, LA Conservation Corps.

Recapping the Reynolds School's spring 2019 semester

Learn about student and faculty accomplishments and events in the semester in review video.

Man stands on the second floor of an atrium with a sign that reads The Reynolds School below him.

Latino Research Center welcomes new faces, releases new issue of journal

‘Border-Lines Volume XI’ focuses on the intersectionality of Latinx communities and aims to challenge Border Theory

A characiture of one person dressed as a matador on half of its body and a flamenco dancer on the other half.

University’s School of Journalism wins 2019 AEJMC Equity & Diversity Award

Reynolds School recognized for commitment to inclusive-learning community

A group of faculty pose indoors.

International affairs major earns top scholarship for study abroad experience

Sophomore, Brendan Henry, will travel to Israel to study Arabic and Middle Eastern culture

Brendan Henry

Journalism professor elected to board of national association of business journalists

Alan Deutschman joins the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing board of governors.

Man poses inside a classroom.

Reynolds School's graduation reception celebrates spring 2019 graduating class

More than 100 students graduate from the journalism school, the largest class in its history.

A man in graduation robes smiles before a large group of students.

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

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

Happy graduate waving

Teaching in confinement

Two liberal arts professors teach criminal justice and literature behind bars

Jail cells

“He’s just fearless.” Daniel Lindbergh Lang named Spring 2019 Senior Scholar

Daniel L. Lang let his Chinese heritage and Catholic religion inspire him to excel at the Reynolds School of Journalism

A man in a suit poses for the camera.

KUNR Public Radio in Reno joins Mountain West News Bureau

Collaboration expands regional news coverage.

Mountains and a skyline with a KUNR logo in the right-hand corner.

Dr. Todd Felts wins 2019 Distinguished Outreach Faculty award

Reynolds School assistant professor recognized for decade of outreach efforts at University and in local community.

Faculty member poses outdoors.

Reynolds School Bateman and IMC teams shine in national student competitions

Students gain real-world experience creating a strategic communications campaigns for national clients.

Five students, a faculty advisor and a professional pose inside the Reno City Council board room.

Annual Savitt Awards Banquet celebrates student and faculty achievements

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

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

Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

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

University student with faculty member/mentor and community partner

How does appearance affect our success?

Assistant Professor of Sociology Kjerstin Gruys discusses how physical appearance can impact success levels throughout life

Woman with dark hair, a black sweater, and glasses hiding her face behind her hand

Reynolds School professor's documentary on all-black towns premieres on PBS

Kari Barber's documentary, "Struggle and Hope," follows all-black towns in Oklahoma.

A woman points a camera at something off-screen.

First Amendment forum brings up questions of libel in the wake of "fake news"

Jane Kirtley visited the university to discuss the history of libel and what criticism of NYT v. Sullivan means for the future of journalism.

Woman speaks at a podium.

Assistant Professor Cameron Strang wins the Summerlee Book Prize for ‘Frontiers of Science’

Books from College of Liberal Arts professors Strang, Xiaoyu Pu and Ian Hartshorn make their debut and earn honors

Cameron Strang

How TEDx became the 'best short talk of my life' for graduate student Jenna Weiner

Grad student recounts prepping for, fretting over, and ultimately delivering a memorable 'TED' talk

Jenna Weiner wearing headset at TEDx talk

Ozmen Institute for Global Studies launches with 'Collaboration Across Boundaries' celebration

Faculty with relevant research and teaching interests in global or international studies are welcomed to become an institute affiliate

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Award-winning science reporter Kathleen Masterson joins the Reynolds School as a Reynolds professor of science communication

Masterson will work with the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science to launch a podcast and online magazine.

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KUNR wins three regional Murrow awards, including best news series

Reynolds School students, alumni contribute to affordable housing news series, “Priced Out.”

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Next Generation Radio Nevada prepares students for fast-paced multimedia newsrooms

Week-long program emphasizes learning through mentorship and guidance — a rare and exciting opportunity for student journalists.

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Research shows Nevada working as a partner on Colorado River sustainability efforts

Political science researcher Elizabeth Koebele shows states working together to conserve water rather than fighting for it

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First Amendment Forum speaker to discuss past, present and future of libel in America

Third annual Reynolds School of Journalism event held April 23 at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Researchers, Technology Providers, and Leadership Discuss Vision for University Cyberinfrastructure

Cyberinfrastructure Day 2019 highlighted where we are and where we are going with research technology support

President Marc Johnson and Henry Neeman at CI Day 2019

Faces of the Pack: Jordan Cosselman and Savannah Urcioli place second at the NPDA Debate

Two female students accomplish great feats both personally and professionally as partners in the Nevada Debate Union, recognized as ASUN Club of the year

Jordan and Savannah with several of their awards from the season.

How to ask for a letter of recommendation

Use these skills for your next round of internship or job applications

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Reynolds School of Journalism hosts 55th Annual Scripps Dinner with Pulitzer-Prize winner Leonard Pitts Jr.

Leonard Pitts Jr. was awarded a Pulitzer for commentary in 2004 for his column in the Miami Herald.

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New chair of communication studies hits the ground running with top award

Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Jimmie Manning gets top paper award named after him

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How to survive multimedia finals

It takes preparation and time management, but with a few tips and tricks, you can manage all of your final projects this semester and beyond.

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UK prejudice against immigrants amongst lowest in Europe, University research finds

New study reveals more tolerance for diversity; determines only 15 percent of people would object to having immigrants as neighbors in the UK and other rich EU nations

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Up, up and beyond

Former Reynolds School of Journalism student proves success is about building relationships.

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Reynolds professor wins best in festival for his drone photography

Howard Goldbaum receives award at Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts for virtual reality work.

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RSJ alumnus awarded at international film festival for his documentary “Dreamer”

Jordan Berns wins the Vincentian Prize for Social Impact at the Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival.

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JFIT: Where are they now?

Students from the first JFIT class share how the program benefited them.

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Two classes. Two documentaries. One incredible collaboration.

Two classes inside the Reynolds School of Journalism came together in an unexpected way during last fall.

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Five questions you should (and shouldn't) ask your professors

Yes, you do actually have to talk your professors outside of class if you want to get ahead.

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Dave Maass joins the Reynolds School as visiting professor of media technology

Maass will teach alongside Dr. Gi Woong Yun in partnership with the Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Breaking Stigma

Let's Talk About Sex, Drugs and Homelessness

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Recap: From Privilege to Progress

Panel features two women who witnessed racism inside a Philadelphia Starbucks.

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Ran Duan joins the Reynolds School as visiting assistant professor of environmental communication

Dr. Duan will be teaching visual communication.

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Students Create PSAs for Creative Solutions Class

Students presented their public service announcements to a panel of industry professionals.

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Following the smoke trail

Reynolds School alumna reports on the California Camp Fire.

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College of Liberal Arts faculty members ring in new year celebrating personal success

Three members of the College of Liberal Arts earn prestigious awards

Team digs at Stewart Indian School site

Fall 2018 Semester in Review video

Join the Reynolds School of Journalism as we take a look back at this fall semester!

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Caitlin Rierson named Fall 2018 Senior Scholar

Rierson's inspiration to become a journalist came from "Sabrina the Teenage Witch."

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Reno residents living on the river to share their stories at Brodhead Park on Dec. 21

Our Town Reno Live event “Who Does the River Belong To?” to give a voice to displaced community members

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Photos: Fall 2018 Graduation Reception

Congrats to the class of 2018!

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Networking: The essential tool for success

The connections you make now could pay off later.

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Students collect donations and present oral history performance, (An)Other Reno Perspective

Assistant Professor Robert Gutierrez-Perez and students research and perform their interpretation of “otherness” at The Holland Project Monday, Dec. 10

Students study together

English professor's essay named best PMLA article of the year

Associate Professor Katherine Fusco awarded outstanding article by the Modern Language Association for her publication of "Sexing Farina: Our Gang's Episodes of Racial Childhood"

Katherine Fusco

Two Reynolds School graduates earn Certification in Principles of Public Relations

Ackerman and Boorman become third and fourth alumni to earn the distinction

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Criminal Justice Department awarded grant in partnership with Reno Police Department to curb gun violence and opioid addiction

Increase in gun violence and opioid addiction in Reno leads researchers to take action

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A conversation with 2018 Laxalt Distinguished Writer Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan spoke with Professor Alan Deutschman about his career.

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Political scientist dispels belief that Russian steelworkers didn’t protest in 1990s

Assistant professor Allison Evans publishes “Labour protest and industrial peace: Russian steelworkers’ encounters with economic reforms and unravelling social protections”

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Award-winning author, journalist Timothy Egan honored by Laxalt Distinguished Writers Program

Egan to speak about his life and works at the University of Nevada, Reno and Sundance Books and Music on Nov. 27

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Passion for public service

ASUN President is invested in serving her community if whatever way possible.

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Communication studies major lands internship of a lifetime

Emile Guzman interned at the Tesla Gigafactory this past summer

Emile Guzman

Reynolds School professor begins a conversation about real solutions for diversity

Myrton Running Wolf believes diversity issues need to be discussed and addressed, not just acknowledged.

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College of Engineering announces big data minor

The interdisciplinary minor has valuable skills that local businesses need

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Reno motel residents to share their stories at the Desert Rose Inn on Nov. 1

Our Town Reno Live event “Who Does the City Belong To?” to give a voice to displaced community members

Three people face a motel and a wrecking ball.

Professor uses Twitter data to compare real-time violence with tweets

Assistant Professor Steven Wilson uses tweets to understand the motivation behind social media

Map of the heart of Paris with a dot for every tweet captured during the 2017 French elections

What is deportation?

Professor Deborah Boehm explains the process of deportation, including the different forms it can take in the United States.

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The relationship between the media and health information

A recap of "Why Facts Matter: Personal Health, Media and Public Trust."

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Sarah Blithe studies sex and stigma in Nevada’s legal brothels

Associate professor’s research gives voice to sex workers, suggests brothels in need of reform

Sarah Blithe head shot next to a picture of a book jacket of her new, co-authored book, "Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada’s Legal Brothels"

Reynolds School of Journalism joins Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program

Journalism graduate program offers assistantships to returning Peace Corps volunteers

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New faculty member meeting the needs of Indigenous students

The College of Liberal Arts hired a full-time lecturer to teach native courses and help create an Indigenous studies program

Debra Harry

Epicenter for Judicial Education celebrated during reception on University campus in Reno

Collaboration offers exclusive headquarters for educating judges, improving system of justice

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Passion for football leads to career as a sports broadcaster

Alumnus Alex Stewart reflects on his love for football, gives advice to students in sports broadcast field.

A young boy wearing a football jersey poses with a football.

University adds 13 new academic programs

New programs range from a minor in graphic design to a B.S. in biotechnology

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What makes good graphic design?

Professor Katherine Hepworth discusses how people can recognize good design.

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Working on Oscar and Emmy award campaigns at Netflix

Reynolds School alum Liv Moore works with the Netflix Awards team.

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Storytelling, leadership building inspire students to create change in their communities

Reynolds School of Journalism works with Algerian Youth Leadership Program

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D. Paromita Pain joins the Reynolds School as assistant professor of global media studies

Professor Pain will explore emerging newsroom practice concerns in a global context.

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Is advertising manipulative?

Professor Laura Crosswell breaks down strategies some advertisers use to mislead consumers to sell their products

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Reporting for daily radio news in New York City

Reynolds School alumnus shares his journey of getting a job at WNYC's The Takeaway.

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NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins

More than 1,700 incoming freshman – nearly half of all University of Nevada, Reno freshmen – to participate in program designed to increase college success

Seven students in white NevadaFIT T-shirst pose for a photo while gathered on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

New Colleagues Join the College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts hires 26 new faculty members for the fall semester

Jamie Palmer, James Albrecht, Guadalupe Escobar, Aaron Hill, Nasia Anam, Tyler Brownlow-Calkin

University of Nevada, Reno professors win national grant to launch live journalism events

Reynolds School of Journalism and KUNR to share stories of Reno's homeless population this fall

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Reynolds School of Journalism receives national award for innovation

Online News Association honors school's bilingual media initiatives

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Journalism students celebrate culture through student newsrooms and fellowships in Miami

Karina Gonzalez and Jarrette Werk share stories of Latino and indigenous people at national conferences

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Starting podcasts allows Reynolds School students to tell unique stories and explore their passions

There are a plethora of student-led podcasts to listen to.

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Summer Success Stories in the College of Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts faculty members have busy summer winning awards and grants

Students throwing frisbee in front of Manzanita Lake with fountain in the middle

KUNR wins national Murrow Award for best sports reporting

Reynolds School alumna Stephanie Serrano awarded for her student reporting of Reno 1868 FC

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Dr. Gi Woong Yun to research lack of data regarding minority businesses in northern Nevada

Dr. Yun received a Google Research Award earlier this year for his work determining why businesses owned or managed by minorities are underrepresented in Google Maps.

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Think about tech: Reynolds School alumna reminds journalism grads to look for careers in technology industries

RSJ students aren't limited to news organizations or public relations agencies.

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Center for Advanced Studies advocates for researchers

Past University research honorees offer faculty community a voice on campus and beyond

Researcher shines light on a test tube in a darkened lab

Student transfers to Reynolds School, excited to study visual communications

Courtney Krause chose the Reynolds School because she wanted to find a graphic design major.

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Reynolds School of Journalism Spring 2018 Semester Review video

A highlight of the achievements of students and faculty, events that took place and other happenings in spring 2018.

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NPR 2018 Boot camp spotlight: Meet the next generation of journalists.

Seven journalism students have been selected for this year's Next Generation Radio boot camp.

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What is virtual reality's role in the future?

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at the Reynolds School of Journalism Howard Goldbaum discusses the future of VR

Howard Goldbaum uses an Oculus VR headset with a computer monitor displaying what he sees

Spring class of 2018 rings in commencement with grad reception, words of wisdom

Another year, another generation of graduates entering the professional field.

A large graduating class on a set of stairs.

Journalism, business students create winning campaign by keeping it real

University students team up to win district integrated marketing communications competition

Students pose with professor outdoors in front of trees.

Frank McCulloch, a towering figure in American journalism, passes away

The 1941 graduate of the University showed all American journalists the path in war, and in peacetime

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University hails as three-time champions

Three years, three titles for the University's political science Model Arab League Team

University of Nevada, Reno students pose for a photo each showing their winning certificate after the 2018 Model Arab League competition

History and political science departments’ news worth celebrating

Multiple University professors and doctoral candidates awarded for successes


Student-professor comedic banter turns into podcast highlighting media

A heated debate about a 1980's alien movie sparked an idea for a podcast.

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Reynolds School alumnus receives highest award given to public university educators

The Missouri Governor's Award for Excellence in Education is the highest award given to Missouri public university educators.

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McCulloch, Anderson Bock named Distinguished Nevadans

Legendary journalism grad and transformational figure in tourism industry to be honored at Commencement

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Cybersecurity Center works to protect Nevada industry, individuals from cyber threats

University uses interdisciplinary, holistic approach to finding solutions

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Natalie Van Hoozer named Spring 2018 Senior Scholar

Van Hoozer will graduate with a major in both journalism and Spanish in the honors program.

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University Debate Union award ceremony honors students and late University president

Joe Crowley posthumously awarded W. Clark Santini Cup

Joshua Nelson was selected as this year's Robert S. Griffin Medal winner.

Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research (May 2018)

Through Community-Based Research, students explore problems and offer understanding, tools and ideas to make a difference

Student Jolene Norton holds up her report titled "Reno Local Food Assessment."

2018 Savitt Awards Banquet honors scholarship recipients, outstanding students

The Reynolds School's yearly awards banquet features incredible work and the students behind it.

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University lecturer publishes first book on personal true crime case

'Little Shoes: The Sensational Depression-Era Murders That Became My Family’s Secret' delves deep into triple murder case and how it affected University lecturer’s family

University of Nevada Lecturer Pamela Everett sits with newspapers which covered the murder and manhunt for her aunts in the late 1930s.

Reynolds School alumni give tips to become a successful freelancer

These RSJ alums help you make that side-hustle actually work.

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Can they do that? Second Annual First Amendment Forum seeks answers.

Professor Patrick File lead a community conversation about growing concerns around press freedoms.

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What's the difference between public radio and community radio?

Donica Mensing, associate dean at the Reynolds School of Journalism, looks at the similarities and differences between types of radio

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Five University professors set to teach abroad in 2018-19

More than 100 faculty over the years have taught overseas for USAC

University students and faculty posing on a lawn in Italy with the Leaning Tower of Piza and other classic architecture in background

Reynolds School professors give advice on the many stages of the post-graduation job search

It's so much more than a job application.

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Reynolds School seniors host Creating HerStory: A women in journalism summit

The inaugural event focuses on empowering young women in media

Madeline Purdue (left) and Andrea Heerdt (right) pose for a photo in the Reynolds School of Journalism's atrium.

Vanessa Vancour named to ONA Mentorship Collaborative leadership team

Professor and Noticiero Móvil editor to help lead national mentorship initiative

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Sociology students solve local problems while gaining valuable experience

Two sociology students awarded with undergraduate research awards to help solve community problems

Cortney Arrington

Award-winning news anchor Maria Hinojosa on campus April 10

Topics of free, evening talk to include immigration, politics, Latinos in the media and more

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How to make LinkedIn work for journalism majors

These tips will help you tailor your profile for your next job hunt.

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What do forensic anthropologists do?

Professor Marin Pilloud breaks down what forensic anthropologists do and what education they need.

Anthropologists working in the field

Political science professor’s research acknowledged

Ian M. Hartshorn’s newest article on takfir practices in the Middle East gets published

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Activist and digital strategist Will Yu visits Reynolds School of Journalism

The man behind the #StarringJohnCho campaign spoke with journalism students about diversity in media.

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Networking tips to get your dream job

Networking can seem intimidating, but a little research and preparation beforehand can make a world of difference.

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'Strength through Diversity' event highlights diversity and inclusion work

Highlighted: Upcoming campus climate survey, GRI initiatives, Diversity Plan and more

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Meet Eric Lambert, chair of criminal justice

Eric Lambert is the new chair and professor of criminal justice with a passion for making better communities

Lady Justice

How do I start a podcast or start listening to one?

Digital media lecturer Nico Colombant breaks down the ins and outs of podcasting, from your first listen to starting your own

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Is commercialization the new status symbol for academic scientists?

A University of Nevada, Reno faculty member interviewed 61 scientists at four top research universities, examining how they think about commercial rewards

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Reynolds School winter graduates enjoy weekend of celebration before finals week

The Reynolds School hosted it's twice-yearly graduation reception ahead of the winter graduation ceremony.

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Liberal arts departments benefit community through literacy program

Four departments in the College of Liberal Arts support reading program for low-income kids

Literacy Program members dressed up in super heroes costume

Part of the Pack: giving back with public service

University student on her White House internship and more

Katie Lou Hickman in Hiliard Plaza

Kenyan graduate student documents American experience through podcasting

Prince Nesta, Reynolds School graduate student, explores podcasting in global context

Prince Nesta, a former radio host in Kenya and current graduate student at the Reynolds School of Journalism, poses for a photo in a podcasting studio.

University communication studies professor awarded 2017 Outstanding Book Award

Sarah Blithe recognized by national association for book on male work-life balance

Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance book

The 2017 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductees cover it all: Poetry, satire and wild life

Annual event honors Nevada's finest writers, and serves as a stimulus to encourage excellence among emerging writers in the Silver State

Silver Pen award winner Michael Branch stands in front of the wall of honor with Hall of Fame inductees Terri Farley and Donald Revell in the Leslie Harvey and Robert George Whittemore Tower Entry and Reception Gallery of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

How do I spot a fake news story?

Gi Yun, associate professor and director of the Center for Advanced Media Studies, breaks down ways to identify fake news stories

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Sally Denton honored with Laxalt Distinguished Writer Award

Investigative journalist and historian shares the highs and lows of speaking truth to power

Sally Denton smiles while signing books after her talk.

Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Thursday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m.

30th Annual event honors Hall of Fame Inductees Donald Revell and Terri Farley and Silver Pen Recipient Michael Branch

2017 Nevada Hall of Fame Inductees from left to right: Donald Revell, Terri Farley and Silver Pen Recipient Michael Branch

Reynolds School professor details how a legislative session ensured Veterans Day is always observed

Bob Felten explains why Friday is a legal holiday this week

Professor Bob Felton poses in front of American flags decorating the lawn in front of the Joe Crowley Student Union.

'Super Readers are Superheroes'

Team members from University's literacy program participate in the Run for Education

University students dressed up as superheroes to promote Washoe County literacy program

Journalist Sally Denton to be honored as 2017 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Elko native and University alumna’s contributions to investigate journalism to be recognized

Sally Denton poses for a photo.

PRSSA Nevada goes to Boston - National conference take-aways

Students that attening the PRSSA national conference share what they learned.

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Ask Your Professors: What Does ‘Engagement’ Mean In the Age of Social Media?

Engagement is a term thrown around a lot - what does it mean for current professionals?

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Why is media ethics a required course for all journalism majors?

Media ethics serves students in their future professions and everyday lives.

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Reynolds School instructor honored at national public relations conference

Alison Gaulden wins Outstanding Faculty Advisor for second time in three years

Alison Gaulden poses with her award at the national PRSSA Conference in Boston, MA.

Patrick File takes First Amendment Champion Award, focuses on new doors open for Nevada students

Assistant professor Patrick File worked with State Senator Nicole Cannizzaro to push SB420, a bill that would free student publications from administrative censorship.

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@Reality, a virtual reality + augmented reality studio, to open at Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

@Reality will provide the University community with a dedicated space, equipment, software and expertise to properly support experimentation, exploration of virtual reality and augmented reality mediums

Students immerse themselves in virtual reality at @Reality studio inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Reynolds School of Journalism Awarded Grant by Online News Association

Partners Meedan and Reno Public Radio to help in creation of model to improve immigration and refugee coverage

The Reynolds School is announced as a recipient of the grant at the national ONA Convention in Washington, D.C.

From M*A*S*H to intestines, Alan Alda speaks to journalism students

Alan Alda engages students and professors about science communication


Journalism students explore what engagement means with friendly class competition.

Students created campaigns for cute pets, a Buzzfeed quiz, and other engagement ideas.

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Reynolds School Podcast Center is open for business

New community and business communications resource is based in The Innevation Center downtown

Reynolds School faculty member Vanessa Vancour addresses an audience

Starbucks Editor-In-Chief challenges students to think differently about brand journalism

Jennifer Sizemore spoke to a group of students about her experience in helping corporate communicators tell authentic stories.

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A Q&A With Professor Ben Birkinbine: What did you research this summer?

Assistant professor Ben Birkinbine shares about the research project he did in London during the summer break.