Women's History Month
Biology professor seeks to understand amphibian resilience
McMinn Research Professor Jamie Voyles works to bring diverse voices into pathogen science
Vice President Kamala Harris visits the University of Nevada, Reno
The vice president was joined by City of Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and actress Rosario Dawson
Researchers work to identify new diagnostic tools for schizophrenia
All-female team of psychology researchers studying how low-cost biomarkers can be used in diagnostics
For Interim Dean of the College of Science Katherine McCall, the people make the place
The interim dean has long worked to ensure everyone has access to STEM education
Decolonizing the outdoors
Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events featuring Indigenous experts
Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh leads protein engineering research and diversity in chemical engineering
International Day of Women and Girls in Science is Feb. 11.
Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship to host International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium
The conference will be held in person on March 7 and 8
NSF CAREER Award will sponsor lifelike materials development
Ying Yang plans to design polymers that mimic living cells
Nick Zentner Field Trip to the Cascades with Professor Stacia Gordon makes an impact on YouTube
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering Professor Stacia Gordon hits the road for another YouTube cameo
Faces of the Pack: Isabel Peñaloza Araujo
As a first-generation Latina in mining, Isabel Peñaloza Araujo feels proud of her accomplishments, especially as an international student in the U.S. She is well on her way to accomplishing plenty more
Ana de Bettencourt-Dias named Foundation Professor
de Bettencourt-Dias has a lengthy list of contributions to her field, as well as invaluable service to the University and its students.
Linda Hayes recognized with Distinguished Faculty Award
The psychology professor, who has worked at the University for 32 years, received the award in her final year before retirement.
Discover Science podcast: Kizzmekia Corbett on going where you are loved
Scientific Lead in the development of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine discusses her research and work, the importance of good mentorship, and finding her place in science.
Recent expedition and monster fish rescue highlight Mekong River's global significance
Deep pools in Mekong River may be home to world's largest freshwater fish
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.
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
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
'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
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
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
University of Nevada, Reno professor honored by International Society for Range Management
Tamzen Stringham first woman to receive the Sustained Lifetime Achievement Award
Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Lisa LeMond
Celebrating Mayo Clinic cardiologist alumna on International Women's Day
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.
From the Silver & Blue to the Red, White & Blue
Krysta Palmer ’16 brings home the bronze from Tokyo Olympic Games
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
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
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.
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.
IEA Women & Minority in Construction Scholarship established
The first recipients will be named in Fall 2021.
The Long Campaign
How the work of Anne Howard and her colleagues led to Women's Studies at the University
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.
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.
Third Annual International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium supports female entrepreneurs
The College of Business celebrated International Women’s Day with virtual conference
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Two Sisters’ Story Unforgotten
Western Shoshone Defense Project Featured in University Libraries New Mining Exhibit
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
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
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
Outdoor track at correctional facility helping women take healthy steps
Extension partnership helps address root causes of incarceration and reduce recidivism
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
Women in engineering are leading and succeeding
Enrollment during Fall 2019 semester shows 553 female students in engineering, or 18.5% of the program
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Exploring how to make virtual reality more accessible to women
VR sickness to be studied by University of Nevada, Reno team
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine opens new Women’s Health Center to serve Reno & Northern Nevada
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
Pride Parade: 'We mobilize, we build alliances, we educate'
Saturday's Pride Parade in downtown Reno to feature strong University contingent
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.’
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'
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
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