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The Davidson Mathematics and Science Center: Shaping Nevada’s future

Creating opportunities for today’s top young minds: The Davidson Academy

The Honor Court: Celebrating campus and community leaders

2 State faces critical need for medical education

8 Casting light into darkness: Technology offers
hope for multiple sclerosis sufferers

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


Table of Contents

Letter from University President Milton Glick - Ensuring a Healthy Nevada

6 School of Medicine program helps moms with HIV deliver healthy babies

7 School of Medicine's students and programs held in high regard nationally

11 Center for Molecular Medicine targets chronic fatique syndrome

12 Like a good neighbor, the School of Medicine is there

13 Orvis Nursing Clinic serves as community health care safety net

14 Speech Pathology and Audiology ranks in the top graduate programs nationwide

16 Student-run outreach clinic: community care and educational opportunity

17 University News - University's earthquake community comes together

24 University for You - Chefs for Kids: Nutrition education program explodes

25 University for You - Coalition takes the lead in researching Latino needs

28 Pack Tracks - Six exciting games in store for Wolf Pack Football in 2008

35 What I've Learned - Malin Prupas

36 Making the Argument - Numbers, numbers everywhere

38 On Philanthropy - Whittemore family invests in neuro-immune institute

40 Gatherings – Annual President's Celebration of the Arts 2008, AN Evening with F.W. de Klerk, Celebrating 100 Years of Mackay

44 Home Means Nevada

  • Letter from the Alumni Council President
  • Class Chat
  • Chapter Updates
  • Alumni Family Tree Challenge
  • Remembering Friends

56 Cinema - Alums write and produce award-winning film

62 Tell Me How Nevada Was - Fred Anderson: Father of the School of Medicine

64 What I've Done with My Life – Cheryl Hug-English and Harry English

About the Cover

Photographer Dave Smith took this picture of Craig Nielson, a third-year resident in the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s pediatric residency program, as Nielson and Echezona Ezeanolue, director of the pediatrics residency program and assistant professor of pediatrics, conduct a well-baby checkup on 22-month-old Jenaya Mathis, daughter of proud parents Lana and Johnnie Mathis of Las Vegas, at Ezeanolue’s Las Vegas clinic.


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