The University in the strongest terms condemns all forms of racism, antisemitism and Islamophobia.
The University now has a public-facing dashboard that shares Title IX reporting statistics.
We observe Veterans Day each year at this time of November to honor the sacrifices that countless individuals throughout our history have made in military service to our nation.
November is Native American Heritage Month, a time for the campus community to reflect upon and celebrate the important achievements, contributions, and histories of Native American Peoples, Communities, and Cultures.
The gift from the Gillemot Foundation to the University’s Foundation is the largest individual cash gift our University has ever received.
We are proud that on days like Nevada Day, there is a recognition that we are all in this together, that we share the noble purposes and the highest callings, and that in working together, our two universities are capable of achieving great things.
An update regarding our Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX and an assessment of our current practices and how our campus community can expect resources to be handled in the future.
The grave events and the tragic loss of life taking place right now in Israel and Gaza has filled us with utter shock and sadness.
Today is one of the most important days in University history as we turn 149-years-old.
Today, Oct. 9, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we celebrate the resilience of Indigenous peoples and recognize their invaluable contributions to the world.
The University provides several resources available to students, faculty and staff to support mental health as our campus observes Mental Illness Awareness Week.
The beginning of the University’s year-long 150th anniversary celebration kicks off this month with special events and the release of the University's 150th anniversary license plate.
The rankings speak to the quality of our University in terms of our student experience and outcomes, faculty achievements, and our ability to impactfully engage with the many diverse communities that we serve.
This is a time for us to learn more about what makes the contributions, achievements and cultures of the Hispanic/Latinx community such an integral part of the fabric of our nation’s history.
Dr. Angela Moore has been named the University of Nevada, Reno’s Interim Director of Diversity and Inclusion. A national search for the position will being early next year.
The Wolf Pack football team’s home opener against the University of Idaho Vandals is scheduled to kick off at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9 at Mackay Stadium.
The 2023-24 academic year promises to be one of our best ever. It will be a time where our University will continue to make good on its promise to the people of Nevada to collaborate and engage with the communities we serve.
The hearts of our entire University community go out to the people of Hawaii and to the students, faculty and staff of our institution who are from Hawaii and who have family or friends who live there.
The Board of Regents expanded the Native American fee waiver and introduced a fee waiver for the children of veterans who were awarded the Purple Heart.
The NSHE Board of Regents approved a 12 percent increase in the base salaries of all NSHE professional staff as a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective July 1 for FY 2024.
With the signing of A.B. 140 into law, Juneteenth is now designated as a legal holiday in the state of Nevada. We mark this occasion with a profound sense of appreciation to remember and recognize one of the most important dates in our nation's history.
We recognize the LGBTQIA+ members of our University and all throughout Nevada who are making immense contributions in helping our world each day move closer to the ideals of tolerance, love and understanding.
The University is preparing an analysis requested by the NSHE Chancellor to address the funding gap between state appropriated funding and the costs associated with professional COLAs.
The 82nd session and 35th special session of the Nevada Legislature closed the state budgets this week completing a historic legislative session for higher education.
The deadline to complete the confidential NSHE mental health survey has been extended to June 9, 2023.
The University has made several important appointments this month, and I wish to share some of them with you. I am delighted to welcome Zeva Edmondson, Dr. Louisa Hope-Weeks and Andrew Clinger to The Wolf Pack Family.
The month of May has been a time for all of us to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of Jewish Americans throughout our nation’s history.
I wish to thank you all for the success of our spring semester and for an academic year that has demonstrated yet again why the work of our University matters so much.
It is with hearty congratulations and some degree of sadness that I announce the retirement of our Vice President for Administration and Finance, Vic Redding, at the end of the fiscal year.
I am pleased to announce the introduction of the “Semester at Lake Tahoe” program, which begins during the fall 2023 semester at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe.
I can say with certainty that our people make the entire state proud with the dedication and extraordinary contributions that each of you make, every day, to our University.
I write you today to share the news that Vice President for Advancement Bill Johnson will be leaving the University for a new opportunity at his alma mater, the University of Nebraska. A national search will be conducted to fill the position.
Earlier today we were deeply saddened to learn that one of our students was found deceased on campus. On behalf of the University, I wish to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased student.
I am incredibly proud of the Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty and staff community and the contributions that they make on a daily basis to our University and all of northern Nevada.
This survey aims to gather valuable insights into the experiences, challenges, and expectations related to mental health support within our community.
Earth Day gives us all a chance to celebrate the Earth while also taking stock of what the future holds.
On Tuesday, April 18, our campus came together to welcome the Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, for an official White House visit in Nightingale Hall.
Tuesday, April 18, the University of Nevada, Reno will welcome Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States, to campus.
It has been determined that a “swatting” call, meant to generate an emergency response under false pretenses, was made at approximately 8:24 p.m. on April 9.
As of July 1, 2023, we will offer 100% coverage of tuition costs for graduate teaching assistant positions that are on state funding.
March is Women’s History Month, a time for us to recognize, celebrate and learn more about the achievements of women throughout our history.
The 150th anniversary logo that was chosen marks the beginning of our effort to tell a 150-year story of institutional success
Monday night’s shootings on the campus of Michigan State University were tragic and horrific. To the Michigan State community, we express our solidarity. We know that there is grief and that the loss will never be fully healed.
We stand ready to help all Wolf Pack Family members who are from Turkey or Syria in any way we can. We are here to help all of you navigate this devastating and tragic event.
Since becoming dean of the Reynolds School in April 2012, Dean Al Stavitsky has championed the school to play a large role in the future of northern Nevada, our state, our country and the world.
Gov. Joe Lombardo’s proposed state budget contains a number of key investments in higher education that speak to a commitment to the instrumental role we play in Nevada’s future.
Embracing and elevating voices of the Black community is an important part of developing an inclusive University where each of us is seen and heard.
I felt it was important to use this message to offer the University’s support to all of the members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community following the senseless killing of 10 people and the wounding of an additional 10 people on Saturday at a dance hall in Monterey Park.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday offers us an opportunity to think about our involvement in our community and our role in the world around us.
President Sandoval shares well wishes for the holiday season
The Nevada State Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee approved Gov. Steve Sisolak’s request that employees who participated in state-mandated furloughs from December 2020 through May 2021 be repaid these funds.
After a nationwide search, the University has named Dr. Sasi Pillay the new Vice President for Information Technology at the University of Nevada, Reno. His term will begin on February 1, 2023
November 11 is Veterans Day, which is a day for all of us to reflect, to honor and to offer our sincere appreciation to those who serve today and those who have served in the past in preserving the freedom of our nation.
November is Native American Heritage Month, which is often referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. For more than 30 years, our country has commemorated this month as a time to celebrate the culture, achievements, and traditions of Native peoples.
Our missions are intertwined; to advance learning and opportunity for the communities, state and nation we serve.
We are quickly approaching the cold and flu season. Coupled with COVID-19, it is important that we protect ourselves and those around us.
A federal appeals court in Louisiana ordered a lower court review of the Biden Administration revisions to the DACA program. Current DACA recipients are protected, but the order has led to uncertainty around the program.
At the June 11, 2021 PEBP Board meeting, the Board voted that participants would receive the premium holiday in October 2021 and October 2022.
On October 12, 1874, the University of Nevada opened its doors to seven students in Elko, Nevada.
Today marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which we commemorate on our campus and throughout our community.
We are the Wolf Pack Family, which means that we must look out for one another and check in with each other regularly.
As an institution, we must come together in offering our care, attention and support for our students, faculty and staff who are from Iran.
Throughout this month, we will be honoring and celebrating the historically significant and ongoing achievements of the members of the Hispanic and Latino/a/x/e community.
For this Saturday’s football game at Mackay Stadium, each member of our faculty and staff has the opportunity to receive up to four free tickets and a “Pack Snack.”
Come show your support for our team, and join the Wolf Pack in Mackay Stadium.
We are all excited about the fall semester and the enthusiasm and hope it brings to our campus community.
Dr. Hauptman, nationally recognized for his work in cardiac care, will also serve as Chief Academic Officer of Renown Health.
In every way, the University appreciates and is very grateful for the achievements and accomplishments that you have all contributed to over this past year.
The stunning location and the 50-plus year legacy of Sierra Nevada University will be preserved as the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe!
An internationally recognized researcher in industrial manufacturing and systems engineering, his career over the past 25 years has spanned industry, government and academia.
On Juneteenth, let us all continue to learn more about this date’s historic and meaningful significance, as we stand with the members of our Black community in achieving the promise of equality and justice.
Today is a very important date, marking the 10-year anniversary of the DACA policy. We are extremely proud of, and stand with, our DACA students and their families.
The University stands with the LGBTQIA+ community and supports all of its members.
On our campus, our students, faculty and staff who are Jewish American play an indispensable role in the achievements of our great university.
As we raise awareness and celebrate achievements, we must also support all future efforts for equity and acceptance for the members of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Words cannot begin to express the shock, horror and grief that we all felt over the weekend when we learned of the murderous rampage in Buffalo, N.Y.
Congratulations to all of our students, faculty and staff for a memorable and successful academic year. The commitment you have demonstrated to one another is inspiring.
Denim Day is part of a global movement to expose harmful behaviors and attitudes surrounding sexual assault. I encourage all of you to wear denim on Wednesday, April 27, in support of Denim Day.
Today is Earth Day, and the University acknowledges that we are all citizens of the world – and that we all have an important role in preserving our planet for future generations.
In an effort to acknowledge and to build upon the culture of support at our University, I am happy to announce the Wolf Pack Wellbeing Week will be held April 18-22.
The idea behind “Sagebrushers” is to highlight the stories of the people, events and history that make our University great.
The cohesive and collaborative work of the team, both on-site in Incline Village and here on our campus in Reno has been extraordinary.
We support the people of Ukraine and their fight to sustain their democracy.
National Employee Appreciation Day is a time for us to show appreciation for the achievements and contributions that are made by employees throughout the country.
Our University has a long and proud history of women – students, faculty, staff and alumni – whose examples have furthered the lives of women.
It is important to note that the University cannot implement its own mask mandate.
Black History Month is a time for sincere appreciation for the lasting contributions members of the Black/African-American community have made to our society.
Based upon legal guidance provided by NSHE, our University is lifting our campus mask mandate effective immediately.
The 2023-2027 Strategic Plan is still in draft form but is now available to the University community for review.
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has asked for you to share your perspectives and thoughts as they work to build their strategic plan for the future of NSHE.
The University terminated its contract with Northshore Clinical Laboratories due to our institution’s dissatisfaction with Northshore’s service in helping to conduct on-campus COVID-19 testing for our students, faculty and staff.
We are pleased to announce that the University is now in possession of a first shipment of 10,000 N95 respirators of a 20,000-N95 order that was made earlier this month.
Our University is one of five colleges, and one of three four-year universities in the nation to be selected to participate in TechWise, an equity and inclusion program designed by TalentSprint and supported by Google.
For more than 20 months now, the sacrifices that you have all made, compassion you’ve shown one another and your undaunted determination have furthered our academic mission in the face of extreme challenge.
We are preparing for a spring semester that includes in-person instruction and in-person operations (programs and services).
The Executive Committee of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has voted to approve the proposal for the University's acquisition of Sierra Nevada University (SNU).
I cannot praise enough the work and dedication of our faculty, staff and students in the achievement of this latest University milestone.
I am pleased to announce that Jeff Thompson, a longtime faculty member and college and campus administrator, has been named Executive Vice President and Provost of our University.
I wish to express the University’s gratitude for the exemplary work and empathetic actions of so many that have characterized our fall 2021 semester.
Charles Mathewson was truly one of Nevada’s visionary leaders and a proud member of our Wolf Pack Family.
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents approved an emergency amendment to the NSHE Code that sets forth policies and procedures enacting a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all NSHE employees, effective Dec. 1.
As we chart a course for the next stage of our journey, we need you to help find our True North. We need your bold insights, intuitions and innovations for an audacious future in the 2022-27 Strategic Plan.
The positive test result I received this morning and the mild symptoms I’ve experienced thus far also point to the fact that the COVID-19 vaccines are indeed doing their job.
We would like to clarify and expand on some key points regarding COVID-19 reporting, employee testing and other aspects of how the University is keeping our campus safe.
I firmly believe that, although we understand the concerns associated with COVID-19, there is nothing that can stop the successes of our students, faculty and staff.
I am pleased to inform you that Bill Johnson has been named Vice President for Advancement. He brings more than 30 years of experience in higher education to the position, and begins his appointment on September 7.
Per State of Nevada COVID-19 policies, effective Aug. 15, employees who are not fully vaccinated will be required to take weekly COVID-19 tests and provide proof of testing and results.
Effective Friday, July 30, the University will follow the State of Nevada's mask mandate, requiring all students, employees and members of the public to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
Although disappointing, this latest ruling does not diminish our resolve. Our support for our DACA students and their families remains firm.
The Board of Trustees of Sierra Nevada University approved an agreement allowing Sierra Nevada University to become part of our University. It is the first step in a process that requires further approvals by the Board of Regents and several key regulatory bodies.
During the next few weeks as our preparations for the fall semester shift into high gear, our numbers on campus will surely grow.
We will work together during the fall semester to once again stabilize our in-person operations, assess needs and address gaps and opportunities.
With every piece of legislation, there comes the challenge of implementation followed by how effectively the legislation matches the needs not only of the moment, but for the future.
Since September 2020, the John Mackay Statue Discussion Advisory Committee (JMSDAC) has been working on developing recommendations for University leadership for paths forward regarding concerns about the John Mackay Statue.
Each member of the fall 2021 first-year class will receive an iPad Air at no cost as the University collaborates with Apple to develop a program that will provide a common learning platform.
As a result of the continued progress that is being made in the fight against COVID-19, there have been changes to policies, guidance and protocols at the national, state and county levels.
The joint Money Committees of the Nevada State Legislature allocated a portion of the State’s American Recovery Funding to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
"May is always our time of reflection. We reflect on what was, and we also look ahead to what can be. Thank you for all that you have done this semester."