NSHE Regents' Mid-Career Researcher Award goes to dedicated biologist

Jamie Voyles will be celebrated with her colleagues at the University's Honor the Best event

Nine women in white lab coats smile for a photo on the green University quad.

NSF CAREER Award recipient studies how plants respond to drought

Elizabeth Pringle will study how plant chemistry changes in response to drought in the Great Basin.

Elizabeth Pringle smiles, wearing a blue shirt.

Undergraduate researchers prepare for Wolf Pack Discoveries

Faculty mentors and student awardees provide insight to the rewarding experience of University-supported research, scholarly and creative activities

Bradon posing with his mentor, Ben

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX for Women's History Month

Title IX Coordinator Maria Doucettperry answers questions about Title IX and the importance of policies like it

Alyssa Jimenez dribbles down court at the Nevada vs. San Jose State women's basketball game Feb. 2, 2022

University Women’s Resource Center: a history of support, closure and failed reinstatement

Indigo Hinojos' bachelor's thesis exhibit on the WRC's history will be April 5 at 11 a.m. in the Joe Crowley Student Union, room 402

A black and white photo of the former Women's Resource Center with artistic white lines on the right and left of the image

'Unless the pass is closed, we will be there'

How Luella Lillly became one of the greatest administrators and coaches the University has ever seen

Female AD Luella Lilly holding a budget in her hand

The Elizabeth Racao Durfee Hallway

College of Science Interim Dean Katherine McCall named a hallway in the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center after her great aunt.

A black and white portrait of Elizabeth Racao Durfee

Indigenous feminist speakers brought to the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus

Guest speakers are made possible through Nevada Humanities grants in an effort to promote decolonial change through local empowerment thanks to Lydia Huerta and Debra Harry

Cherry blossoms blooming outside of the Thompson Building

Women’s Golf to host inaugural Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament

The Patty Sheehan Golf Tournament benefiting Nevada Women's Golf will be on Monday, May 23rd at Somersett Country Club

A member of the women's golf team swinging the club

University of Nevada, Reno professor honored by International Society for Range Management

Tamzen Stringham first woman to receive the Sustained Lifetime Achievement Award

Tamzen Stringham.

Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Lisa LeMond

Celebrating Mayo Clinic cardiologist alumna on International Women's Day

Lisa LeMond smiles, wearing a black jacket over a floral print shirt.

Girls and engineering are the focus of outreach event

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

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

From the Silver & Blue to the Red, White & Blue

Krysta Palmer ’16 brings home the bronze from Tokyo Olympic Games

Krysta Palmer holding her bronze medal

Women in Tech initiative to host first job negotiation workshop

GM of Microsoft, Maureen McKinney, will share with students best practices on how to negotiate their first job offer

Headshot photo of Maureen McKinney.

Mary White Stewart Memorial Scholarship an effort to ensure the legacy of an extraordinary faculty member

Throughout her three-decade-long career, sociology professor Mary White Stewart made a profound difference

Mary White Stewart with students

Young women in science

The STEM Sisters is a program associate biology professor Jamie Voyles started to encourage girls to explore the possibility of a STEM career.

Seven women stand and smile in front of a screen with birds on it.

Curiosity wins at the College of Science

The annual competition selected the top three videos, along with two honorable mentions and a most-engaged watch party to win prizes.

Two students wearing lab coats and goggles on their foreheads stand talking in front of a wooden door.

IEA Women & Minority in Construction Scholarship established

The first recipients will be named in Fall 2021.

People standing in front of the William N. Pennington Engineering Building for a check presentation.

The Long Campaign

How the work of Anne Howard and her colleagues led to Women's Studies at the University

Anne Howard with numerous prominent northern Nevada women

Encountering Women in History: North American Women’s Letters and Diaries

The University Libraries’ North American Women’s Letters and Diaries database offers an unparalleled view of women in history. 

black and white photograph of a group of women seated outside; one women wearing apron with back turned to camera.

Inaugural International Women’s Day Award for Inclusive Practices awarded

Computer Science and Engineering graduate student Autumn Cuellar has been named the inaugural recipient of the International Women’s Day Award for Inclusive Practices.

Dave Feil-Seifer and Autumn Cuellar in hallway, Autumn holding a plaque

Third Annual International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium supports female entrepreneurs

The College of Business celebrated International Women’s Day with virtual conference

The International Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium's virtual conference platform displayed on a MacBook computer.

Mary Turner, M.D. ’73, a pioneer who never intended to blaze a trail for women

Dr. Turner was the only woman in the University of Nevada School of Medicine inaugural Class of 1973

A group photo of the UNR Med inaugural Class of 1973.

Women in engineering continue tradition of excellence

In honor of International Women's Day, we celebrate the recent successes (and headlines) of the women in the College of Engineering

Collage of women engineers surround an image of women engineers holding a sign that reads this is what an engineer looks like

The Society of Women Engineers connects students with industry

Evening with Industry brought 65 students and 11 companies together to help students and new graduates prepare themselves professionally to become engineers.

Natalie Little

Gender, Equality, Norms & Health

A presentation by Dr. Ann Weber for International Women's Day

Dr. Ann Weber with young women in Madagascar

NSF CAREER award leads to better batteries, a more diverse scientific community

Last year, Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Feifei Fan earned a National Science Foundation CAREER award for her research on lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. She shares the scientific, commercial and societal implications of the project.

Feifei Fan

Faces of the Pack: Six seconds to history

The College of Engineering recognizes the contributions of its exceptional alumni like Sierra Gonzales through its Profiles in Excellence series.

People clapping in computer-filled room.

Lynda Wiest to receive the 2021 AWM Louise Hay Award for Mentoring

Over two decades of furthering gender equity in math and running week-long camp culminate in multiple instances of national recognition

Linda Wiest

Two Sisters’ Story Unforgotten

Western Shoshone Defense Project Featured in University Libraries New Mining Exhibit

Dann Ranch landscape image with crows on fence posts in foreground and mountains in background

International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium: Innovation in a Changing World

The top names in female entrepreneurship will present at one-day, virtual College of Business event on International Women’s Day, March 8

Reno Philharmonic Conductor Laura Jackson conducting orchestra at 2020 IWES conference.

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

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

Outdoor track at correctional facility helping women take healthy steps

Extension partnership helps address root causes of incarceration and reduce recidivism

Outdoor track at correctional facility

Society of Women Engineers provides key mentorship to women in engineering

SWE members experience networking and career opportunities while promoting gender quality in engineering and technology

A group of SWE members pose for a photo in front of a blue, yellow and red backdrop.

Women in engineering are leading and succeeding

Enrollment during Fall 2019 semester shows 553 female students in engineering, or 18.5% of the program

A collage of photos of Emily Hand, Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh, Keri Ryan, Kelly Cross, Feifei Fan, Steffany Yang, Ann-Marie Vollstedt, Valeria Nava, Lauren Mazurowski, Megan Higley, Michelle Falcon Mujica, Rebecca Histed, Cayla Harvey, Emily Hand and her research team, Eloisa Burton and Janelle Blankenburg, and Carolyn Barbash.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award recipients pursue overseas teaching and research opportunities

Elizabeth Everest (WiSE graduate) and Connor Billman of the Department of Biology both received the prestigious award.

Elizabeth Everest dons a sun hat while on a boat in Cambodia with local Wonders of the Mekong team members.

Everyone gains when women vote

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment


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.”


International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium: Creating Value out of Chaos

The top names in female entrepreneurship will present at this two-day College of Business event March 9-10, directly following International Women’s Day

" "While this event’s specific focus is on female entrepreneurship, it’s designed to be inclusive to anyone who would like to attend."


Wolf Pack athletics Hall of Fame inducts historic all-women class

Hall of Fame class of nine women includes groundbreaking figures in administration, basketball, softball and volleyball

Karly Sipherd ready to make a kill

Inspiring young women to pursue careers with STEAM

Microsoft hosted its 10th Annual DigiGirlz camp at the College of Business

" 10th Annual Microsoft DigiGirlz camp at the University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business


Women in science: a Q&A with CABNR researchers

Professors Stringham and Yerka, along with postdoctoral scholar Dunham-Cheatham, discuss their work as CABNR researchers

Yerka Melinda leading an alternative crop research tour at New Crop Field Day in Fallon, Nevada

A woman among men: Margery's story

Margery McKnight Carr was the only woman and the third in history to have graduated from the Mackay School of Mines in 1951

Margery McKnight Carr infront of Mackay Mines building

Women in science: Jamie Ludwig Dafoe, rangeland specialist

Dafoe, a graduate of the College of Biotechnology, Agriculture & Natural Resources rangeland science program, takes us through life as a rangeland consultant

Jamie verifying the soil type with a collection of tools around her

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship to host Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

Symposium to touch on two different growth-models in the context of women’s entrepreneurship

Female entrepreneurs sit around a table at the Innevation Center

Exploring how to make virtual reality more accessible to women

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

virtual reality lab

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine opens new Women’s Health Center to serve Reno & Northern Nevada

A group of UNR Med Women's Health Center staff pose for a photo.

University Libraries partners with Nevada Museum of Art for Fall 2017 Burning Inquiry program

Professors Deborah Boehm and Carolyn White to discuss Burning Man-related academic research

Professor Carolyn White poses for a photo with her bike on the Playa at Burning Man

Pride Parade: 'We mobilize, we build alliances, we educate'

Saturday's Pride Parade in downtown Reno to feature strong University contingent

Pride parade marchers

Libraries launches History of Women at Nevada project honoring female trailblazers

In celebration of Women’s History Month, University Libraries launched an interactive story map, titled ‘History of Women at Nevada.’

Women whose ideas and abilities have constructed the University

University professor authors award-winning immigration and deportation book

'Returned,' by Deborah A. Boehm, joins dozens of other books in the 'California Series in Public Anthropology'

Deborah A. Boehm smiling for her photo shoot

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship launches Women’s Initiative

Designed to build a stronger alliance of female entrepreneurs, the new initiative partners female University students with leaders in the community

Ozmen Center, Women's Initiative

University anthropology professor awarded national ACLS Fellowship

Deborah Boehm with the College of Liberal Arts is one of 65 faculty members in the country to receive research fellowship


University professor releases book on powerful impact of women’s movement

Personal experiences and family reflections included in ‘Portraits of Change;’ March celebrates Women’s History Month recognizing impactful women


University and community celebrate Women’s History Month


New opportunity to examine link between identity, society


Conference promotes women in higher education