Research & innovation

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
1/19/2021

Students co-collaborate on “The Lilley in the Open” exhibition with School of the Arts and City of Reno

Objects from The Lilley’s permanent collection featured in virtual exhibition

"BUTTING HEADS TWO" Acrylic on canvas
1/19/2021

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
1/19/2021

Researchers Explore the Role of Datura in Rock Art at Pinwheel Caves

University of Nevada, Reno anthropologist performs radiocarbon analysis on Datura wrightii quids

Datura rock art drawing next to Datura flower
1/15/2021

Dr. Cornel West student composition contest

Students are invited to create a composition to celebrate Dr. West’s work and vision, shared during his virtual visit with the University this month

" “We are reconnecting through writing's reflections - reaching deeper, writing more authentically, learning and growing thoughtfully, and understanding the world around us more richly.” – William Macauley, University of Nevada, Reno professor of English

1/14/2021

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

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

Frandsen Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus
12/31/2020

A day in the life on the path to independence

An inside look at the Path to Independence program for students with intellectual disabilities

Two students sitting at a computer laughing
12/29/2020

School of the Arts professors persevere to educate and inspire students

Unprecedented times bring new ways to teach students during a pandemic

Halt’s jazz combo class’ socially distanced rehearsal
12/29/2020

Ann Carlson and Ron Turek support the College of Education & Human Development Student Success Center

A long awaited construction project is about to begin for better student success

Group of students in a study hall
12/23/2020

Engaging with traditional art through digital formats

The Lilley Museum of Art adapts the creation and showcasing of art amidst a pandemic

David R. Harper's exhibit in The Lilley.
12/22/2020

Make it local. Make it stick. Teaching civics education in a post-truth world

William Toledo worked with teachers for long-lasting and relevant civics education for upcoming generations in his new book

Book being held by human.
12/21/2020

Margaret Arcus Award Given to Bridget Walsh for Work in Family Life Education

Professor in the College of Education & Human Development takes a new approach to two different fields by combining them

Bridget Walsh
12/17/2020

Nevada Debate Team finishes strong for fall semester

Students face the advantages and disadvantages of online debate

Nevada Debate Team zoom screenshot of online semifinal tournament
12/16/2020

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

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

Student standing in front of trees with fall leaves and they have a mask on
12/16/2020

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
12/7/2020

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.
12/7/2020

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

12/7/2020

Department of Theatre and Dance embraces digital realm

Student performing artists gain new experiences recording virtual performances

Jasmine Johnson, Kennedy Gaskins and Cam Mauer film the “Bruised and Brave” performance outside on street
12/3/2020

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
12/3/2020

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
12/3/2020

Philosophy professor forms University’s first college-level Ethics Bowl Team

First competition to take place in California Regionals Dec. 5

Four Ethics Bowl team members pose outside with a whiteboard showcasing their team name
12/3/2020

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

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

Black mortar board graduation cap that reads in gold lettering, "What feels like the end is often the beginning"
12/2/2020

Faculty Spotlight – Elizabeth Koebele

Elizabeth Koebele
12/2/2020

Football Habemus!

The Club Deportivo Vasco soccer team of Caracas

The kids' Deportivo Vasco in a picture from the Caracas Euzko Etxea.
12/2/2020

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
11/24/2020

How can I help my child’s literacy during school breaks?

Read, read and read some more! Here are some helpful tips for parents to accelerate a child's literacy skills.

Student working on writing letters on a piece of paper at a desk
11/23/2020

Tradition lives on with graduates, friends and family in mind

Department of Music records music for University’s upcoming virtual Commencement

Choir sings in masks on stage
11/20/2020

Wiest receives Willystine Goodsell Award for Advancing Women in Education

American Educational Research Association acknowledges professor as she enters the 25th year of her career

Linda Wiest photo
11/18/2020

Dance activates public space through site-specific performances

Students and faculty choreograph eight performances to be featured during Fall Dance Festival Friday, Nov. 20

People wearing masks stand on different stairs on an outside staircase covering their eyes with their right hands.
11/10/2020

Musical theatre revue explores mental health during the pandemic

'Bruised and Brave' premiers Nov. 13, on-demand through Nov. 15

A person leans on an open staircase with their back to the camera looking up toward the blue sky. Photo by Caitlin Bell.
11/6/2020

“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
11/5/2020

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

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

A small group of people pose for a photo below the Sierra Hall mural during a dedication event.
11/4/2020

Stephen Rock Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Director of Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities honored for consistent commitment to helping people with disabilities across Nevada

Steve Rock leaning on glass wall smiling
11/4/2020

Mexico’s leading brass ensemble joins the Performing Arts Series this fall

M5 Mexican Brass will take the virtual stage Nov. 12 as part of the Series’ 60th anniversary season

M5 Mexican Brass quintet. Image provided by liveonstage.biz.
11/3/2020

College of Education is now College of Education and Human Development

New name better represents the entirety of the College, brings attention to important yet often unknown programs offered at the University

William Raggio Building, home to the College of Education and Human Development
11/2/2020

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

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

Eleni Oikonomidoy
10/28/2020

2020 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame going virtual

Free Zoom event Nov. 12, 7 p.m., to highlight, celebrate Nevada writers

Past Nevada Writers Hall of Fame honorees gather for a group picture (from left, back row, Michael Branch, Lindsay Wilson, Alicia Barber, Christopher Coake, from left, front row, Terri Farley, Mark Maynard and Waddie Mitchell)
10/28/2020

Visiting homeland one more time now made possible through Patria Soli project

Jars of homeland soil delivered to those who can’t make the trip home

Jars of soil sit on shelves
10/22/2020

Why do masks make it so hard to understand each other?

Professor of linguistics Valerie Fridland breaks down the reasons why masked speech is difficult to understand

Students wearing face masks walking in front of the fitness center
10/21/2020

Performing Arts Series presents two days of contemporary dance through performance, conversation and workshops

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company will engage with students, veterans and the community during PAS’s first virtual residency

A Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company performance.
10/21/2020

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.
10/20/2020

Latinx DACA Students Contend with Adversity at Universities

Matthew Aguirre sheds light on the unique university experience of Latinx DACA students

Two students at graduation dressed in traditional graduation clothing.
10/14/2020

Shared History Program exhibit highlights Latino miners of the Comstock

Latinos of the Comstock part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, including the University District Museum’s Fiesta Week

Lincoln Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus
10/8/2020

Air filter donation allows Department of Music to continue performing

Changes in practice protocols offer safer environment for music faculty and students

Person playing trumpet on stage during musical performance
10/7/2020

UNPACKED: Donald Easton-Brooks leads as an example of the power of education and perseverance

With an expanded name to reflect today’s challenges, the College of Education and Human Development strives to build a national reputation focused on learning, research and innovation

10/7/2020

NevadaTeach responds to community needs with free virtual math and science tutoring for 6th - 12th graders

Tutoring is offered on a first-come, first-served basis and will take place entirely online.

Nevada Teach student smiling with students in the background working on science project
10/7/2020

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.
10/6/2020

What is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, and what does becoming one mean for the University?

Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership Cynthia M. Alcantar looks at what being HSI designated means for the University of Nevada, Reno and how close we are to it

A geometric collage of Latinx graduates
9/30/2020

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.
9/29/2020

Faculty Spotlight – Laura Blume

Laura Blume
9/28/2020

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
9/25/2020

Communication Studies program rising in the ranks

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

Lincoln Hall steeple
9/24/2020

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

Jeremy Gelman book jacket for Losing to Win
9/17/2020

Anthropology Professor Kyra Stull creates Subadult Virtual Anthropology Database

Database made possible by four federally funded projects from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Justice Awards

graduate student works on laptop
9/16/2020

Sierra Hall mural makes bold statement on diversity, equity and inclusion

Mural dedication event planned to honor the public artwork

Sierra Hall mural featuring six sets of diverse eyes and faces with Nevada painted down the column
9/11/2020

Endowment creates Nevada history initiative

History department in College of Liberal Arts receives donation to help amplify history scholarship in Nevada

Front of Lincoln Hall building
9/10/2020

Performing Arts Series celebrates 60th anniversary with one-of-a-kind virtual events

During the 2020-21 season, the performing arts explore new ways to command the stage and screens

Award-winning saxophonist, singer and composer Grace Kelly.
9/9/2020

University Professor of History Renata Keller recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award

Grant offered to write new book on the Cuban Missile Crisis from the perspective of Latin American people

Professor Renata Keller pictured on a dock overlooking the Panama Canal
9/2/2020

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
8/27/2020

“Heartbeat to Heartbeat, Eye to Eye” – new music video by Reno, for Reno

Song features University faculty and alumni performing artists

Collage of singers and musicians featured in the Heartbeat to Hearbeat music video
8/21/2020

Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Morgan receives title of Don Frazier-Don Fowler Endowed Chair in Prehistoric Great Basin Archeology

Morgan continues long line of Great Basin archeologists

A man sits in the opening of a cave overlooking the Nevada dessert
8/17/2020

Student works with Nevada Arts Council as part of donor-funded internship

Art history major Gracie Krutz highlights her internship experience while earning liberal arts degree

Gracie Krutz
8/14/2020

Basque troubadour poems first time in English

Joxe Mari Iparragirre's poems have been translated by professor Xabier Irujo and poet David Romtvedt.

" It's stunning that such a central figure of Basque cultural and literary history as Joxe Mari Iparragirre has never been published in English." - Dan Ansotegui, Basque-American musician and recipient of the National Heritage Award.

8/12/2020

Eye-popping mural is a bold statement of diversity

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

Part of the mural, a raised fist outline is in black over large, multicolored paint spatters
8/11/2020

Jon Bilbao Basque Library, Basque culture, digital archive focus of new episode of Checked Out!

“The pandemic is a shared experience. It is a global event like nothing we have seen before.” - Iñaki Arrieta Baro said.

: A group of dancers participating in what appears to be a version of the Zinta Dantza, a ribbon dance. The colored ribbons are braided with the movement of the dancers around the pole. Metaphorically, the dance represents the process of life, the obstacles encountered as life progresses, and the passing from life to the afterlife.
8/6/2020

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
8/6/2020

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.
8/5/2020

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
7/29/2020

What does successful pandemic and epidemic control look like?

Political leadership during COVID-19

Coronavirus cells
7/29/2020

How can parents prepare children to wear masks at school?

With school returning soon, Shanon Taylor provides advice to parents on how to ease children into getting used to wearing masks in school.

Mother putting mask on a child
7/29/2020

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
7/24/2020

Reynolds School alumna uses public relations agency to create social change

Gattuso Coalition works with local nonprofits dedicated to worthy causes

Rachel Gattuso
7/22/2020

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

7/21/2020

Public called to submit pandemic materials for local history exhibit

University of Nevada, Reno Shared History Program seeks submissions to include in exhibit displaying daily life during pandemic

Students sitting in exhibition room talking
7/16/2020

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
7/15/2020

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
7/15/2020

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.
7/8/2020

A journalism job search during COVID-19

Reynolds School alumna secures contract position at HuffPost

Cambria Roth poses in the office.
7/1/2020

Service-learning course helps Northern Nevada Latinx community

Spanish major translates legal documents to aid in immigration, adoption and social justice matters in local community

" "I aided children to be adopted, immigrants to migrate...I had applied concepts, theories and practices from the classroom to the work environment in our own society of Reno, Nevada."

6/26/2020

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.
6/22/2020

Murals highlighting diversity going up on University campus

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

University of Nevada, Reno alumnus Rafael Blanco came to the United States from Spain and currently resides outside of Chicago. He completed his Master of Fine Arts degree at the University in 2013 and has recently begun work on one of two murals on the University campus to highlight and underscore diversity.
6/17/2020

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
6/16/2020

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
6/16/2020

Research-based work of 58 undergraduate students highlighted at symposium

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

Undergraduate Research awardee Cesar Piedra stands in front of his sculptural project: a white animal figure with a textured paper surface.
6/11/2020

English 400 students create guide to writing during quarantine

Final project changed to adapt to online learning and real-life application

Frandsen Humanities Building with a pink tree out front during the spring
6/11/2020

How legalization changed what students think about cannabis

Research sampled over 400 undergraduate University of Nevada, Reno students on cannabis opinions

Person holding a cannabis blunt
6/10/2020

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"
6/10/2020

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

Undergraduate student talks about her motivations to teach one day

Maile standing in front of wood railling with museum in the background
6/4/2020

Confronting the lie

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

Rosario Alvarado sits next to USHLI entryway sign
6/3/2020

Public relations and advertising competitions during a pandemic

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

Four students pose outdoors.
5/28/2020

Duet, a collaboration between sister museums at University of Nevada, Reno & University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Lilley and The Barrick Museums of Art join through a series of #SisterMuseumsNV social media posts

Photograph by Cara Romero titled “Coyote Tales," which includes a Saints and Sinners neon sign and three people standing outside a liquor store in front of a classic, convertible car.
5/26/2020

University of Nevada, Reno music professor named Regents’ Award winner for creative activities

Chair and Professor of Music and Cello Dmitri Atapine presented with Regents’ Award

Cello handle
5/22/2020

Katie Grinsell named Reynolds School Spring 2020 Senior Scholar

Journalism student follows passion for visual communication

Katie Grinsell
5/20/2020

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.
5/19/2020

Art still matters; covering non-essential communities

Even the art community is impacted by COVID-19

Sudhiti Naskar
5/14/2020

College of Liberal Arts students, faculty and staff earn top recognition

Students, faculty and staff in the College of Liberal Arts earn a number of University, College and community awards along with fellowships and endowments

The recital hall in the University Arts Building
5/14/2020

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.

5/13/2020

University honors 2020 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

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

Morrill Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
5/13/2020

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.
5/12/2020

Fab Lab partners with local businesses to make PPE for Renown healthcare workers

Fabrication Lab and Miller’s Jackets and Printing Services of Nevada are working together to help meet Renown’s community-donated goal for isolation gowns

Zund Cutter cutting PPE gowns
5/6/2020

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."
5/4/2020

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

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

Spring Awakening Choreography Rehearsal (left to right) Julia Parks, Abby Rosen, Adelynn Tourondel and Nate Hodges.
5/1/2020

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

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

A piece featured in Mariah Vargas’ thesis exhibition, “Lover,” in Student Galleries South on campus.
4/29/2020

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.
4/28/2020

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

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

Laura Ryerson performing at last year’s Spring Dance Concert with fellow dance major McKenzie Kennedy.
4/27/2020

Philosophy students make their case for reparations

Undergraduate researchers are using their scholarship to rethink a controversial topic

Jason Fisette with students Jaylin Hendricks, Sydney Banks and Prism Zephyr
4/24/2020

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
4/23/2020

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

4/22/2020

School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Keeping the arts alive

Music student Grace Desilets navigates the University’s transition to online classes

University of Nevada, Reno senior and Music Education major Grace Desilets
4/21/2020

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

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

Music Education major Kara Bainter with her cello
4/16/2020

University makerspaces and 3D printers at work developing PPE

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

Three healthcare workers wearing protective gear including masks, shields and gowns, in a procedure room.
4/8/2020

Humanities contribution reaches far beyond the classroom

English students work with Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society

Elephant in the wild pictured by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society
4/2/2020

The Lilley @Home

The Lilley Museum joins in on the #MuseumFromHome fun

Oil painting in wooden frame of old buildings on a street
4/1/2020

Advising during the pandemic

Virtual advising appointments replace face-to-face meetings in the College of Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts advising team sits on stairs in Pennington Achievement Center
3/26/2020

'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
3/26/2020

58th annual Reno Jazz Festival canceled for 2020

In the wake of coronavirus and the size and scope of the Festival, organizers made the decision to cancel the Festival

" While we are incredibly disappointed that this year’s festival will not take place, we are appreciative of the community’s support in helping us continue the Festival in 2021.”

3/11/2020

Everyone gains when women vote

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

3/8/2020

Bluegrass band Steel Betty’s performance to conclude 2019-20 Performing Arts Series season

The Austin, Texas-based band will perform March 12 and facilitate a songwriting workshop during visit

Three members of the Steel Betty blue grass group stand in front of an outdoor concrete wall with guitars propped up on the wall between each of them.
3/2/2020

Graphic designer presented with two international design awards

Graphic Design Program Director and Assistant Professor, Monica Maccaux, earns two German Design Awards.

Monica Maccaux holding two design awards at the German Design Awards 2020 event
2/28/2020

Call for Volunteers for the 2020 Reno Jazz Festival, April 23-25

More than 100 volunteers needed to help to transform campus into a jazz hub

Two Reno Jazz Festival musicians perform on stage.
2/20/2020

Award-winning musician Martha Redbone to perform at the University

The compelling voice in American roots music performs for audiences of all ages

Musical artist Martha Redbone and her six-piece band perform Roots Project.
2/19/2020

Preserving the Awa Amazon Community

Anthropologist helps to protect and revitalize local indigenous communities in Brazil

Professor Louis Forline poses with daughter and Amazonian community members in Brazil
2/14/2020

School of the Arts celebrates ‘Connections,’ brings artwork to airport terminal

Student, faculty and alumni art exhibition on display in Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s Terminal C until April 20

Kara Savant’s artwork, It Takes a Village (2019), is an open mailbox on a wooden church-like background with a yellow waxy yellow jacket nest attached to the ceiling of the mailbox, green felt lining the bottom with a fake yellow jacket sitting on it, and a checkered flag up, indicating mail ready to be taken.
2/5/2020

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.”

2/5/2020

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
1/29/2020

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

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

Music conductor leading the U.S. Navy Band with audience blurred behind him.
1/21/2020

What is the impeachment process?

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

Front view of outside of the White House
1/15/2020

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
1/10/2020

University Arts Building wins architecture design honors across the country

Newest University of Nevada, Reno facility opened in February

University Arts Building looking toward the north.
1/3/2020

Musical theatre degree launched at the University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Theatre and Dance offers only degree program in state of Nevada

The cast of Urinetown performs
1/2/2020

University honors 2019 Winter Senior Scholars

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

Plaques of the senior scholars
12/19/2019

Preserving the Paiute Language

University of Nevada, Reno offers first-ever Paiute language course

Fathers Day Powwow 2019 at Stewart Indian School, multiple people are in traditional Paiute dress. There is a play button overlaid.
12/9/2019

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.
12/5/2019

Ethnic matching in education topic of new book by College of Education Dean Easton-Brooks

Book receives award from the National Association for Multicultural Education

Easton-Brooks new book
12/4/2019

Nevada Wind Ensemble ends year with concert featuring Mark Davis Scatterday

In 2019, music group performed for Paradise, Calif., students; released studio recording

Nevada Wind Ensemble plays at 2018 College Band Directors National Association Division Conference .
12/3/2019

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
12/3/2019

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.
12/2/2019

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.
11/25/2019

University’s “Super Readers are Superheroes” literacy program team members participate in the 2019 Run for Education

The program has helped over 500 students gain confidence and reading skills

The literacy program team posing dressed as superheroes
11/21/2019

Navigating through your internships

How internships are foundational for a successful career

Three women sit in a computer lab and laugh together.
11/20/2019

Cohort completes inaugural Sponsored Projects Academy

Program better connects individuals to the bigger picture: the administrative processes, network and impact of the research enterprise

Posed are the 20+ participants in the final Sponsored Projects Academy session
11/19/2019

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.
11/14/2019

Is technology bad for my child?

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Samuel Ehrenreich talks about what parents need to know regarding their children and digital communication.

Five children sitting in a row playing on various tech.
11/6/2019

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
11/1/2019

Academic units incorporating virtual reality, augmented reality into research projects

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

A female student wears a VR headset in the @One on the first floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
10/31/2019

Take3, chamber and pop music trio, to perform

Performing Arts Series presents dynamic group community performances on Nov. 6-7

Take3 trio in concert
10/30/2019

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.
10/30/2019

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.
10/28/2019

The Lilley hosts exhibition of Renoite Nolan Preece

Local artist to show retrospective of non-figurative photography

Summit 2016 by Nolan Preece
10/23/2019

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.
10/23/2019

OSEP awards $1.3 million to special education professor to advance interdisciplinary personnel preparation

Grant awarded to Assistant Professor Lindsay Diamond in the College of Education to collaborate with Associate Professor Abbie Olszewski in the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Associate Professor Abbie Olszewski and Assistant Professor Lindsay Diamond
10/22/2019

Welcome to world class: Fulbright Teaching Excellence Fellows attend University of Nevada, Reno

Grant from U.S. Department of State brings teaching fellows from 19 countries for intensive professional development to the College of Education

group picture 2019 Fulbright TEA
10/22/2019

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?"

10/22/2019

"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.
10/22/2019

English students consult local leaders to assuage homelessness through writing

University of Nevada, Reno Professor William J. Macauley Jr. reflects on his past semester teaching English 401B and looks forward to applying similar teaching strategies

" "I wanted to show a range of students how they can make a positive, practical impact on their community with writing."

10/18/2019

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.
10/15/2019

Field school helps bring Indigenous perspectives to research

Anthropology students combine tribal knowledge, learnings to help ‘decolonize archeology’

Seven undergraduate students from Paiute, Shoshone and Washoe tribes graduated from the field school and were awarded a “College of Liberal Arts at University of Nevada, Reno, Award for Collaborative and Indigenous Archaeology.”
10/11/2019

New Library Database: BabelScores

Contemporary music online database added to the University Libraries' collection.

a sheet of musical scores
10/8/2019

Howl your opinions – deliberately

10/3/2019

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
10/2/2019

A cappella group Backtrack performs at the University of Nevada, Reno

‘New York’s Got Talent’ winners engage with students and community Oct. 17-18

Backtrack
9/30/2019

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.
9/25/2019

The art of postcard prints featured in 'Piranesi and The Eternal City'

Exhibition closes this week with music collaboration featuring eight students singing famous Italian songs from Piranesi’s time

The Piranesi exhibition at The Lilley
9/23/2019

The Moanin’ Frogs inspires northern Nevada music students

The Moanin’ Frogs kicks off the Performing Arts Series at the University of Nevada, Reno

The Moanin' Frogs
9/17/2019

University leaders win Lifetime Achievement and Leadership awards

Karen Penner-Johnson, President Marc Johnson and Larry Engstrom recognized at 2019 EDAWN Arts & Business Awards luncheon

Larry Engstrom
9/13/2019

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.
9/11/2019

My children of color are in a predominantly white school. How can I be an effective advocate for them?

The College of Education Dean, Dr. Donald Easton-Brooks talks about opportunities of engagement between parents and teachers.

A young girl solves a math problem on a classroom's whiteboard
9/6/2019

Citing sources: University Libraries serve key role supporting student research

Subject librarians train students to find credible resources in a vast sea of information

Two people working at laptop computers reviewing research materials
9/5/2019

School of the Art’s Dmitri Atapine performs with The Chamber Music Society in Greece resulting in PBS film

PBS special features University of Nevada, Reno professor playing the Mendelssohn Octet, airs on KNPB Friday evening

Dmitri Atapine holds his cello
9/4/2019

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.
9/3/2019

New colleagues join the College of Liberal Arts this fall

The College of Liberal Arts has hired 25 new faculty members for 2019-2020 academic year

Pennington Student Achievement Center during a typical sunny day with students walking by and sitting on the lawn and various benches
8/29/2019

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
8/28/2019

Performing Arts Series announces 2019-20 season

The Moanin’ Frogs, Backtrack, Take3, Martha Redbone and Steel Betty visit University of Nevada, Reno

A group of musicians in suits gathered playing a variety of different saxophones
8/23/2019

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.
8/23/2019

English master’s program focuses on bridging activism and education

University of Nevada, Reno Associate Professor Lynda Walsh looks forward to MAPE program’s fourth year, reflects on program’s success

Frandsen Humanities Building
8/19/2019

$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
8/19/2019

Latino Research Center recharged with new director

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

Julie Lucero
8/16/2019

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
8/12/2019

University of Nevada, Reno offers first-ever Paiute language course

Preserving and revitalizing the Great Basin indigenous language of Numu

University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson and recent alumna Christina Thomas celebrate the American Indian & Alaska Native Graduate Celebration in May 2019. Johnson is wearing commencement regalia, and Thomas is in traditional Paiute garb.
8/8/2019

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.
8/5/2019

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
8/2/2019

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
7/19/2019

Easton-Brooks named College of Education dean

Brings goals of partnerships, fundraising, innovative research to the College

Donald Easton-Brooks poses outdoors
7/12/2019

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
7/5/2019

University’s Chinese STARTALK program teaches grade school children for third year

The world languages and literatures department hosts middle and high school students on campus for three-week Chinese summer program

Chinese instructor leans over shoulder of young student to help with assignment at table
6/21/2019

Team of undergraduate students present at national conference

Six liberal arts students share their research at Georgetown University

Students presenting on linguistics mock trial class at Georgetown University
6/7/2019

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.
6/3/2019

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
5/28/2019

Teaching in confinement

Two liberal arts professors teach criminal justice and literature behind bars

Jail cells
5/17/2019

Sandoval among NSHE award winners honored at Commencement

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

Governor Brian Sandoval with Upward Bound Students
5/16/2019

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

Engineering's Vollstedt and Anthropology's Smith honored

Ann Marie Vollstedt with her class
5/14/2019

Associate Professor of Art Brett Van Hoesen wins ‘Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities Award’

Van Hoesen also receives recognition from Governor Steve Sisolak, Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen

Brett Van Hoesen teaching a class at the University of Nevada, Reno
5/14/2019

University honors 2019 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

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

Manzanita Hall on the Quad of the University of Nevada, Reno
5/13/2019

Two University students receive 2019 Regents’ Scholar Awards

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

Hannah Huntley and Hector Arciniega
5/9/2019

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
5/8/2019

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
5/1/2019

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
4/29/2019

Professor Bernard Schopen has published his fourth Reno mystery novel

Former Core Humanities professor has published “The Dying Time,” the fourth installment of the Jack Ross series

Bernard Schopen's book cover-- with best wishes inscribed
4/26/2019

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
4/26/2019

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

Gerold Dermid gives a thumbs up with Berch Berberoglu, both posing for a photo.
4/25/2019

World Languages and Literatures department set to host 50th awards ceremony

Awards ceremony recognizes students who have mastered foreign languages

Award winners hold up certificates on stage during 2018 awards ceremony.
4/25/2019

Day at the Museum: May 4, 2019

Take an interactive walking tour of 10 University museums on and around campus

Two children outside their with faces painted at a craft table with an adult.
4/24/2019

College of Liberal Arts faculty and staff earn top recognition

Faculty and staff members in the College of Liberal Arts earn a number of University, College and community awards along with fellowships and endowments

Trees bloom during spring on the University of Nevada, Reno campus
4/19/2019

Walter Smith III, Melissa Aldana headline 57th Annual Reno Jazz Festival

Three-day festival to draw more than 10,000 people to University of Nevada, Reno

Melissa Aldana
4/18/2019

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

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

Four high school students with hand-held tools in a makerspace
4/16/2019

Volunteers needed for the 2019 Reno Jazz Festival

Participants will be able to attend concerts at three-day music festival, April 25-27, 2019.

Winners from the 2018 Reno Jazz Festival.
4/12/2019

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

Lake Mead
4/11/2019

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
4/9/2019

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.
4/8/2019

Department of Philosophy presents annual Paul and Gwen Leonard Ethics and Politics Lecture

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Charles Mills is this year's featured speaker and will address 'Racial Injustice'

A cherry blossom tree blooms and a few people in the distance walk through the University of Nevada, Reno campus with a large, brick building in the background.
4/2/2019

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

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

2 faculty member sitting at desk in office with neuroscience-related images on the computer screens
4/1/2019

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

University of Nevada, Reno campus from above
3/28/2019

University Libraries using Virtual Reality technology to preserve the past

University Libraries' Michelle Rebaleati presented her “Big Idea Worth Spreading” at the recent TEDxUniversityofNevada event

2019 TEDxUniversityofNevada presenter Michelle Rebaleati is seen on stage here discussing the use VR in her documentary film “Walking With Reality.” In this image Michelle is in the foreground. The documentary's main character, Evan Gadda, is in the background.
3/28/2019

French major among top 10 colleges graduating language students

The French major recently ranked in the top 10 of colleges across the country with the most bachelor’s degrees

Students from French Club smile and sit around table
3/14/2019

An international conference on the writings of Frank Bergon to be held March 13 & 14

Basque-Nevadan author Frank Bergon donated his complete archival collection to the Jon Bilbao Basque Library at the University of Nevada, Reno

The first draft of Shoshone Mike
3/11/2019

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

A person with a blue and yellow BREXIT top hat looks at another person smiling, wearing a light pink scarf. Red and white signs with nondescript words are on either side of the two people.
3/7/2019

Meet the new Latino Research Center coordinator

The Latino Research Center is back open full-time and dedicated to advancing Latinx research and improving conditions for the Latinx community

Diego Zarazua sits in the Latino Research Center
2/28/2019

Greater Nevada Credit Union presents annual donation to Marching Band

The band accepted a gift of $41,350 to help support and expand the program; a total of more than $300,000 raised since beginning of partnership

Five men stand on a basketball court with a large check held in the middle.
2/26/2019

University Arts Building opens Friday, Feb. 22

The University and School of the Arts expand their roles and footprint with new building

Students stand on the stage in the Harlan O. & Barbara R. Hall Recital Hall
2/20/2019

Angela Davis speaks to sold-out crowd

Scholar and activist, Angela Davis encourages a need for change

Angela Davis
2/13/2019

How does language influence identity?

Professor of linguistics from the English department awarded American Speech Roger Shuy Best Paper

George Lewis and Valerie Fridland sitting and talking in a room with books and bookshelves behind them.
2/4/2019

Breaking Stigma

Let's Talk About Sex, Drugs and Homelessness

Crowd shot of people walking with title "Breaking Stigma" and a play button
2/1/2019

Performing Arts Series Presents Cantus

Men’s vocal ensemble to perform Feb. 5 at Nightingale Concert Hall

The members of Cantus gathered around a seating area.
1/31/2019

New University art museum to open with artists Sameer Farooq, Jared Stanely

More than 5,500 works of art find permanent home on University campus

Sculptures from Sameer Farooq & Jared Stanley's "Terma, Images from the Ear or Groin or Somewhere". The words "What if our spiritual whimsy actually did rush through the intimate veil of your surprise."
1/25/2019

Spanish mock trial presents alternative career choice

Students in Spanish 441 course learned how to become an expert witness

Mock trial group poses in courtroom
1/18/2019

Activist, professor Angela Davis to present as part of sold-out Diversity Speaker Series

University’s College of Liberal Arts brings speaker Wednesday, Feb. 6, to talk about her involvement in the nation’s quest for social justice; sold-out-event offers wait-list and live-stream options

Activist and Professor Emerita Angela Davis
1/17/2019

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
12/28/2018

Foundation Professor of Psychology elected AAAS Fellow

University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professor Steven C. Hayes named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, a coveted recognition among top scientists

Steven C. Hayes
12/20/2018

Student puts journalism and language skills to use through continuous travel abroad

Daniel Lang awarded two travel grants to finish thesis research in Taiwan

Daniel Lang holds award next to fellow student
12/13/2018

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
12/6/2018

Basque wine: Why is it not just for drinking?

Certified Specialist of Wine and Ph.D. candidate Kerri Lesh pours a hearty glass of knowledge about Basque winemaking

A vineyard at sunset
12/4/2018

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
12/4/2018

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

Prescription bottle open on table with pills spilling out
11/29/2018

Free concert and donation drive to help California fire victims

University of Nevada, Reno chorus performs, collects donations Nov. 20

Paul Torkelson directoring choir
11/19/2018

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”

Evans article in front of a brick background
11/16/2018

University anthropology team assists with recovery efforts at Camp Fire

A team of University faculty and graduate students volunteered efforts at the Camp Fire to identify human remains

Wildfire burns in a forest
11/16/2018

University graphic design professor begins work on new typeface

Assistant professor Monica Maccaux plans to roll out new font based off of cattle brands

Monica Maccaux
11/14/2018

What are the effects of stress on a relationship?

Doctoral candidate Rosie Shrout discusses stress in romantic relationships and how to minimize its effects.

A couple in a cafe has an argument
11/13/2018

Communication studies major lands internship of a lifetime

Emile Guzman interned at the Tesla Gigafactory this past summer

Emile Guzman
11/8/2018

Grammy award-nominated letterpress artist to visit campus this week

Bruce Licher of Independent Project Press will give an illustrated lecture about his graphic design and letterpress work

Inge Bruggeman in front of examples of Bruce Licher work
11/1/2018

Robert Leonard Reid has something to say and isn’t afraid to say it

He is the 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductee

2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductee Robert Leonard Reid
11/1/2018

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
10/24/2018

What is deportation?

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

A group of people in a classroom holding up small American flags
10/19/2018

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"
10/18/2018

Lindsay Wilson, 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen award recipient, finds inspiration from life

"Writing helped me sort through my life," Wilson said. "It helped me think about important events and taught me to interpret and reinterpret things."

2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen Award Recipient Lindsay Wilson
10/12/2018

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
10/11/2018

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

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

Four Judicial Epicenter parters stand and pose for a photo
10/8/2018

School of the Arts brings Indian dance, one-act comedies

October events spans music to art exhibitions

Surabhi Bharadwaj
10/3/2018

Performing Arts Series Presents California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio

World-renowned guitar trios to perform Oct. 2 at Nightingale Concert Hall

California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio pose with instruments on seats of an outdoor amphitheater
9/28/2018

Member of the Pack: One of the first women to graduate in new dance major offered through the School of the Arts

Noelle Ruggieri grows as a dancer and choreographer after summer internship

Noelle Ruggieri next to an American Dance Festival sign
9/28/2018

University theatre program to perform new play about opioid addiction

Student cast will perform 'A Free Man' written by University theatre adviser, Sandra Neace.

The cast and director of "A Free Man" rehearse.
9/21/2018

University adds 13 new academic programs

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

Students study with each other.
9/20/2018

What makes good graphic design?

Professor Katherine Hepworth discusses how people can recognize good design.

A collection of flyers and posteres on a school bulletin board
9/19/2018

University leaders garner three nominations in EDAWN arts awards

Luncheon recognized contribution of those who support Reno-Sparks arts and culture community

Jason Altieri, Marc Johnson, Karen Penner-Johnson and Larry Engstrom
9/18/2018

Global community of vision scientists convenes at the University of Nevada, Reno

OSA Vision Meeting presents the latest scientific and clinical advances in understanding human vision; the meeting includes two pre-conference lectures open to campus community

A student rests his head in an Adaptive Optics system
9/18/2018

Administrative Faculty Receive National Attention with Probation Research

Two academic advisors in the College of Liberal Arts publishing paper on probation

Natasha Rudi, Lynwood Johnson and Anna Lincoln
9/14/2018

Does your favorite poet play air guitar?

Meet 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen honoree Jared Stanley

Photo of 31st Annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen award recipient Jared Stanley
9/11/2018

The Pride of the Sierra welcomes new Associate Director of Bands Corey Pompey

Greater Nevada Credit Union support continues

Members of the Nevada Marching Band in a line of Sousaphones.
9/7/2018

Students have career options with new dual degree programs

The Colleges of Education and Liberal Arts offer students choices after graduation with PackTeach program

Student teacher sitting at table with two students looking at iPads
8/31/2018

University Libraries presents the 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Tuesday, November 13, 7 p.m.

Robert Leonard Reid is the 2018 Hall of Fame inductee

2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Inductee Robert Leonard Reid (left), with Silver Pen Honorees Jared Stanley (center) and Lindsay Wilson (right)
8/30/2018

University Arts Building construction first in Nevada to use bricklaying robot

Innovative tool touts time savings and cost-efficiency

SAM100 is a bricklaying robot used at the University Arts Building
8/22/2018

Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce + College of Liberal Arts partner for Northern Nevada Women’s Leadership Initiative

Successful kick-off event held for year-long leadership salons

A small group of women are seated for an event inside the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce with Reno Mayor Hillary Shieve standing and talking to the group
8/22/2018

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.
8/17/2018

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
8/16/2018

Virtual reality will soon be able to go underwater

Assistant Professor of Psychology is developing an underwater VR headset as part of grant for NASA

Paul MacNeilage scuba diving with VR headset
8/1/2018

Local school district students learn Chinese at University

Middle and high school students completed three-week camp to learn Chinese language and culture

Students sit in classroom while holding up red papers with Chinese calligraphy
7/9/2018

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
6/22/2018

Exploring how to make virtual reality more accessible to women

VR sickness to be studied by University of Nevada, Reno team

virtual reality lab
6/21/2018

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
6/13/2018

Italian studies minor is back

College of Liberal Arts' department of world languages & literatures re-offers minor this fall

Three table sets of students study in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada, Reno
5/30/2018

University Arts Building Tops Out

Tallest steel beam was placed, marking a construction turning point and bridging Church Fine Arts with new structure

The flags of the Nevada Wolf Pack, United States of America and Q&D Construction hang from a steel beam.
5/17/2018

Allison Monterey Blair named University’s Spring 2018 Herz Gold Medalist

English and anthropology student earns top grade-point average, has passion for storytelling and helping prevent suicide

Allison Blair looks pensive with brick wall behind her
5/15/2018

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
5/15/2018

History and political science departments’ news worth celebrating

Multiple University professors and doctoral candidates awarded for successes

5/14/2018

Spanish and journalism major brings more Spanish news to local community

Senior Natalie Van Hoozer is radio station’s first bilingual reporter

Natalie Van Hoozer
5/11/2018

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.
5/9/2018

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."
5/8/2018

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.
5/7/2018

56th Annual Reno Jazz Festival winners announced

Three-day festival awards outstanding schools and performers from Nevada, California and Washington

Three student singers from the Seattle Academy Choir
5/4/2018

Meet the new College of Liberal Arts internship coordinator

The College of Liberal Arts hired a new position to increase student and community engagement

Aqueelah Thompson
5/4/2018

University students translate historic documents from Merci Train

Four students earn opportunity to help Nevada State Railroad Museum understand World War II artifact

Nevada's Merci Train document
4/20/2018

Senior research project focuses on illegal immigration

English major discusses immigration concerns and emotional effects on college students

bus driving away on dirt road
4/20/2018

University of Nevada, Reno Debate Team places well at national tournaments

Debate team duo placed in top quarter at the National Parliamentary Debate Association and top half at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence

University students Josh Nelson and Sean Thai prepare for the 2018 National Debate tournaments
4/11/2018

Sociology students solve local problems while gaining valuable experience

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

Cortney Arrington
4/6/2018

Dafnis Prieto Sextet, Peter Apfelbaum headline 56th Annual Reno Jazz Festival

Three-day festival to draw more than 9,000 people to the University

Dafnis Prieto poses with a cymbal in hand
4/4/2018

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

Maria Hinojosa poses for photograph outside
3/28/2018

Student awarded government scholarship to study Chinese

Daniel Lindbergh Lang was awarded a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study overseas

Daniel Lang
3/23/2018

Quebec singer Mélisande blends traditional music with pop and electro

Performing Arts Series continues with April 3 concert

Mélisande and her husband Alexandre "Moulin" de Grosbois-Garand
3/16/2018

Inaugural Harry Reid Public Engagement Lecture to be held April 3

Lecture in Glick Ballrooms to feature former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and former Secretary of State John Kerry

Former United States Senator Harry Reid pictured in Washington
3/15/2018

What do forensic anthropologists do?

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

Anthropologists working in the field
3/12/2018

University students excel in experimental opera learning experience in Italy

Overseas program allows students to sing and experience culture

From left to right, Stacy Russell, Olga Perez Flora and Cami Cutler in Italy last summer  intensive voice lessons.
3/12/2018

Tribulation and struggle inspires honors thesis

Senior English and anthropology major Allison Blair tells her personal narrative in honors thesis

Allison Blair
3/9/2018

Political science professor’s research acknowledged

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

University of Nevada, Reno aerial photo
3/9/2018

Travel grants bring University research and creativity worldwide

New travel grants expand opportunities, plus encourage development of scholarly and creative activities

3/2/2018

A Shakespearean classic set at the Black Rock Desert

A re-imagined ‘Twelfth Night’ performance and other School of the Arts events through March

Mwangi Huetter duo
3/1/2018

Greater Nevada Credit Union presents donation to Pride of the Sierra

The band accepts a gift of $30,000 to help support and expand the program; a total of nearly $300,000 raised since beginning of partnership

Greater Nevada Credit Union check presentation
2/26/2018

Undergraduate research project finds famed poet Chaucer connected to early-century astronomers

Senior English Literature major, Michael Walecke, is mapping collocations of one of Chaucer’s only prose works

Student Michael Walecke holding photo with picture of data
2/23/2018

Black Rock Press earns first runner-up in national book design competition

'Selected Durations' will be recognized by the Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design

Selected Durations book published by Black Rock Press
2/14/2018

'Strength through Diversity' event highlights diversity and inclusion work

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

Campus aerial shot looking south from Lawlor Events Center
2/12/2018

World languages professor publishes new book

Associate Professor, Jaime Leaños, publishes new book on letter by Pope Pius II

Book open on table with vintage books standing up in front of blackboard
2/9/2018

University Galleries gets more than $1 million worth of donations

The museum has collected art and educated the community for more than 70 years and now prepares to move nearly 5,000 art pieces to new building

Tale of Genji: Snow Scene by Toyokuni and Hiroshige from 1853
1/31/2018

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
1/26/2018

Doctoral student Liberatus J. Rwebugisa is ready to spark change

“The education I’m obtaining is not about me; it’s about others.”

Liberatus with many others at a meeting with different community leaders