Thursday May 16
Misrepresentations & doubletalk: Haynes
" A review of some attacks on the overkill hypothesis, with special attention to misrepresentations and doubletalk ," Gary Haynes, Quaternary International , 169-170 84-94. Professor Haynes , at the University of Nevada, Reno, and who is president of the INQUA Commission on Humans and the Biosphere , explains: "This paper addresses ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Ballroom on University Campus Renamed After Dr. Glick
Dr. Milton Glick, the late president of the University of Nevada Reno was honored today with a name change on campus.
New Sparks Police Chief Named
Sparks City Manager Shaun D. Carey has announced that Sparks Deputy Police Chief Brian Allen, a 22-year veteran of the Sparks Police Department, is his choice to become the city's next Chief of Police.
In El Dorado County
Mountain Counties addresses climate change
"Mega Drought: Will it happen again? Will we be ready?" "Water is vital to the environment, economy and our way of life in this state.
Mon May 13, 2013
Reid, Nevada Educators Announce $20 Million For Nevada System Of Higher Education
Washington, D.C.- Nevada Senator Harry Reid today joined Chancellor Dan Klaich and officials with the National Science Foundation in announcing a grant for $20,000,000 which will be awarded to the Nevada System of Higher Education to improve the effectiveness of large-scale solar installations in arid desert lands.
UNR professor receives award to further research
University of Nevada, Reno's Henry Fu has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to advance his work in finding how microorganisms such as bacteria travel through complex biological environments in the human body.
$20 million US grant for Nevada solar power work
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million grant to Nevada's higher education system to help find ways to make large-scale solar power plants more practical and efficient on arid desert lands.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wausau Daily Herald
University's boot camp gives freshmen fighting chance
When the University of Nevada, Reno holds its first academic boot camp Aug. 16-20, there won't be any snarling drill instructors ordering freshmen to scrub the latrines with toothbrushes, but it won't be easy, either.
Fri May 10, 2013
Michael Lingberg joins The Recorder newsroom
Born and raised in Woodland, a town northwest of Sacramento, similar in size to Porterville, Lingberg graduated in December from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a bachelor of arts in journalism.
Contra Costa Times
Walnut Creek interim police chief named
City Manager Ken Nordhoff has named longtime Capt. Steve Skinner to become acting police chief upon Joel Bryden's retirement in two weeks.
The RC Morning Report for May 10
Stateline casino's winning streak came to a screeching halt in March, dropping 10.95 percent compared to the same month in 2012, according to figures released this morning by the Gaming Control Board.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Neighbor to Neighbor
Schneider is pursuing a degree in biochemistry at University of Nevada, Reno. Madeline Darden , daughter of Rose and Bill Darden, of Bolton, received an Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Award from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Thu May 09, 2013
Daily Sparks Tribune
Shaw teacher stays in touch with students, helps out at SSHS
Tribune photo by Garrett Valenzuela -- Melissa Taveira is a teacher at Shaw Middle School and helps with athletics at Spanish Springs High School and claims she "bleeds purple" although she is a Reed High School alum.
Say that you're an author of some sort. You wrote a story or poem, a screenplay, or even a stage play.
Wed May 08, 2013
Final Approval for Rezoning of UNR Farms
The Reno City Council has given final approval to an ordinance to rezone a 104 acre parcel of land known as UNR Farms.
Rick Harris to be new Manogue principal
Rick Harris will be the new principal of Bishop Manogue Catholic High School. James Toner, the acting President of Bishop Manogue Catholic High School released this statement: "I am pleased to announce the hiring of Rick Harris as the new principal of Bishop Manogue Catholic High School effective July 1, 2013.
Tue May 07, 2013
More than 2,150 degrees to be awarded at UNR this Spring
UNR's spring Commencement will confer 2,168 degrees and certificates. There will be three ceremonies, one for advanced-degree recipients on Friday afternoon, May 17, and two for bachelor-degree recipients on the mornings of Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18.
Mon May 06, 2013
Two faculty members leave UNR
David Ake and Scott Casper are leaving the University of Nevada, Reno, according to Jane Tors, the Executive Director of Media Relations for UNR.
Sat May 04, 2013
Coffee And Health: Tiny Tweaks For A Healthier Caffeine Routine
We'd never get between a java lover and her favorite pick-me-up . But for all the potential benefits of coffee -- from decreasing your diabetes risk to protecting against Parkinson's -- research shows that the brew isn't without its dangers.
Fri May 03, 2013
Things 2 Do This Holiday Weekend
So what's on the list? Everything from learning about the birds at Anaho Island in the middle of Pyramid Lake to a weekend-long Cowboy Festival.