4 hrs ago
UNR business column: Students develop job skills through service learning
Our community is a valuable co-educator in student learning. Local leaders, volunteer coordinators and clients provide diverse and real-life perspectives to University of Nevada, Reno students.
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8 hrs ago
Canvas the city
Battle Born Hues runs through March 28 at Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St., with an artist's reception at 5 p.m. on March 20. For more information, visit sierra-arts.org .
9 hrs ago
Feds link Reno murder to unsolved 1976 'Gypsy Hill Killings'
Armed with new DNA evidence, the FBI announced Thursday it has formed a task force with local law enforcement agencies to search for the suspect responsible for the 'Gypsy Hill Killings' and a slaying in Reno.
11 hrs ago
1976 Reno slaying of University of Nevada student re-opened
Police say they have re-opened the case of a University of Nevada student killed in the 1970s and new evidence might connect it to multiple Bay Area slayings.
15 hrs ago
Watching a Revolution From 6,000 Miles Away
RENO, Nev. More than 6,000 miles away, Nataliia Kasianenko is watching the crisis in her home country unfold in the headlines rather than the front lines.
17 hrs ago
Daily Sparks Tribune
New Director, new direction
Tribune photo by Garrett Valenzuela -- Mella Harmon is the new executive director of the Sparks Heritage Museum and Culture Center.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Daily Sparks Tribune
Celtic music at UNR
Recently honored with an avenue named after them in New York City, Joanie Madden and her four Irish-American bandmates of Cherish the Ladies have been wowing street namers, audiences and music critics worldwide for more than 25 years.
Wednesday Recap of Nathaniel Castellanos Murder Trial
The Nathaniel Castellanos murder trial resumed Wednesday with more witnesses taking the stand.
Fallon workshop to help those wanting to launch food or agricultural startup
A workshop to help people develop an agricultural business plan will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday March 22 at Western Nevada College's Fallon Campus, 160 Campus Way in Fallon.
UNR Joins With NevadaNano for Flying Robot Sensor Project
With a new contract from the U.S. Army, the University of Nevada, Reno is partnering with NevadaNano to develop a robotic flying vehicle that can be used for environmental health and safety monitoring of large areas.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
PSU, Thurs. 3/6, 7:30, Conversations with Chimpanzees
Conversations with Chimpanzees: Transforming our View of Nature Mary Lee A. Jensvold Department of Anthropology & Museum Studies, Primate Behavior & Ecology Program Central Washington University Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7:30 pm Smith Memorial Union 327-8, Portland State University Parking free after 7 pm in ... (more)
Business briefs: Business students help tax filers
The program is run by the Community Services Agency in collaboration with students from the University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Editor & Publisher
How to Spark Innovation in Your Own Thinking
This post is part of the latest Carnival of Journalism group-blogging thought exercise.
Expanded earthquake lab second biggest in world
There's a whole lot of shakin' going on at the University of Nevada, Reno. UNR's seismic-simulation facility became the largest in the United States and second largest in the world this week with an expansion that included moving three new 27-ton shake table tops into the school's new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Washoe, Douglas enjoy a brain gain
Nevada imports more highly educated people than it exports, and Washoe and Douglas counties do the best in attracting educated people, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released in January.
When Nevada was golden: Battles pitted bosses and labor in Goldfield
Goldfield was a town true to its name. At its zenith in 1907 -- just five years after its first gold strikes -- Goldfield was a bustling metropolis created out of the empty desert, where Joshua Trees dotted fields of sagebrush.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Guest bartender night benefits Storkes
East Fork Local 3726 station is having a guest bartender night, 5 p.m., Wednesday, at The Corner Bar, 1596 Esmeralda Ave., Minden.
When it comes to Truckee River reservoir system water, 'master' calls the shots
If one were to say Chad Blanchard keeps track of every drop of water between Lake Tahoe and the lower Truckee River, it wouldn't be far from the truth.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
RGJ higher education digest
Cherish the Ladies was named Best Musical Group of the Year by the BBC, International Group of the Year by the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall's Celtic Festival in Scotland, and Top North American Celtic performers by NPR Radio.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Prothelia and University of Nevada, Reno enter into agreements with...
Prothelia Incorporated and University of Nevada, Reno announce that they have entered into strategic agreements with Alexion for the development of Laminin-111, a patented experimental protein replacement therapy for merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy , a life-threatening, ultra-rare disease caused by a genetic deficiency of the ... (more)