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Photographer in wet suit takes photos under water in Lake Tahoe

InNEVenture Fund enters second year of ramping up ideas and technologies for commercialization

8/29/2017
Early-stage proof-of-concept funding applications now open for Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation program

A group of four looks at one of the laser systems at the Nevada Terawatt Facility

University collaboration leads HIL Applied Medical to name Reno as North American headquarters

8/4/2017
Win-win-win: Nevada Terawatt Facility hosts research, Israeli-based company invests in equipment and proton-therapy advances for cancer treatment

Collage includes artist's rendering of the Switch facility located east of Reno, known as The Citadel Campus, plus a laboratory work space and computer circuit board.

Major, new high-performance computing cluster to advance research and industry

8/2/2017
Technology leader Switch provides critical data-ecosystem infrastructure to power Pronghorn, the University's new cluster, and the regional economy

The InNEVator 2017 logo is a stylized design of a circuit board that depicts various Reno-area attractions.

InNEVator 2017 ‘bootcamp’ will propel development of young companies

7/26/2017
New program for IoT startups hosted by The Innevation Center University of Nevada, Reno-Powered By Switch in fall 2017

Ben Owens, Luis Barthel-Rosa, Marty Schwender, Brock Young, Cheston Carpenter and Chad Stephens pose in STAR Lab

STAR Lab receives Innovation Award of Honor

7/12/2017
Interactive, hands-on lab reshapes traditional laboratory training, receives national recognition

Four panelists discuss 'bridging the arts, humanities and sciences' at the 2017 Summer Meeting

Welcome APLU Council on Research

7/11/2017
Research program leaders convene in Reno to explore emerging issues and best practices … and visit campus, too!

Queensland Representatives visit Reno

International collaboration to advance Queensland and Nevadan economies

6/22/2017
University of Nevada, Reno and Queensland University of Technology officials sign MOU signing to encourage exploration of research opportunities

Professor of Pharmacology Dean Burkin with his team, shown working in their lab.

Researchers aim to repurpose former experimental cancer therapy to treat muscular dystrophy

6/13/2017
UNR Med Professor of Pharmacology Dean Burkin is lead author on published findings conducted with NIH national center

Engineering Librarian Tara Radniecki (right) watches a student learn how to operate Google Glass in the DeLaMare Library

$50,000 National Leadership Grant for Libraries to fund research on early-stage maker-based competencies

6/2/2017
Tara Radniecki, engineering librarian in the DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library, is the lead researcher from Nevada working on the project.

Two people working with equipment in The Innevation Center's makerspace.

The Innevation Center fosters community, promotes entrepreneurialism

5/10/2017
Things are buzzing at the University’s downtown Reno hub for entrepreneurship, innovation and economic development

Pharmacology Professor and researcher Dean Burkin in his lab

3 questions: Dean Burkin named 2017 Foundation Established Innovator

5/3/2017
Research led by University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine pharmacology professor gives hope to children with rare muscular diseases

John Cushman is shown with members of his research working in the University's Greenhouse Complex.

Molecular genetics and biosystems design research improves water-use efficiency of plants

4/24/2017
2017 Nevada Regents’ Researcher Award recognizes the contributions of CABNR Foundation Professor John Cushman