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State faces critical need for medical education

State faces critical need for medical education

Junk. Clutter. Obsession. When you can’t let go: compulsive hoarding

2 The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center: A convergence of print and technology

6 @One: A place to meet, create and share

40 What I've Learned: Annette Whittemore, Alumna of the Year


Table of Contents

Letter from University President Milton Glick:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center melds historic printed page with today’s technology

3 Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center melds new with old, ushering in a digital age

14 Gatherings: The President's Tailgate Party

16 Good MedicineMedical school partnership benefits Nevadans

18 University NewsCollege of Business and Port of Subs offer hands-on learning

24 Community OutreachProject MAGIC

26 University for YouTeens discover their future

28 Pack TracksRadtke joins Wolf Pack Radio

32 On PhilanthropyDonations spur growth at School of Medicine

34 GatheringsDavidson Math and Science Center Groundbreaking / Honor Court Celebration

36 Bookshelf - Glotfelty edits anthology of Nevada's best writing about Nevada

39 Home Means Nevada

62 Tell Me How Nevada Was - Jim Hulse: Looking back sixty years

64 What I've Done With My Life - Frank Randall '56

About the Cover

The cover photo, taken by photographer Jeff Ross, features this great atrium at the center of the new Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. The new building features more than one million volumes of books and published journals; electronic journals and thousands of electronic books; close to 300 research databases; a high-tech automated book retrieval system; spacious reading rooms and quiet study-areas; computing and data works laboratories with large format printing; state-of-theart wireless network and computer access throughout; smart classrooms and conference rooms; a 170-seat auditorium; the Book Nook–which sells used books, magazines and CDs; Special Collections & University Archives; the Center for Basque Studies; and the Life and Health Sciences Library.

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