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From the President, 2
Alumni News, 29
The Way We Were, 44


8 Never Forgotten
In the dark of a December morning 40 years
ago, Mike Ingersoll, Nevada student body
president and perhaps someday destined for
an even higher office, perished in a parachuting
accident. His brothers from ATO fraternity have
never forgotten him.

12 Keeping Tahoe Blue
Nevada researchers are tackling a multitude
of environmental issues at Lake Tahoe, and are
making an important impact with their work in
the Sierra jewel's watershed.

20 Black Rock Confidential
Two of the University's shining stars, Peter Goin,
professor of art, and Paul Starrs, associate
professor of geography, have joined forces to
produce a dramatic new book about the Black
Rock Desert.

38 Making The Grade
Cary Groth, Nevada athletic director, has an
innovative plan to help elevate programming
and assistance offered to Wolf Pack student-athletes.

40 School is in 'Sessions'
Ramon Sessions, the Pack's talented point guard
who helped the men's basketball team in its
thrilling late-season run to the NCAA
Tournament, is primed and ready for an
outstanding sophomore season.


On the Cover
Photographer Jeff Ross traveled to Fallen Leaf Lake in the Lake Tahoe Basin to take this
issue's cover shot of Nevada researchers Laurel Saito, assistant professor of natural resources
and environmental sciences, Sudeep Chandra, assistant professor of natural resources and
environmental sciences and Dennis Murphy, professor of biology.


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