University – This is Reno http://thisisreno.com Reno's Online News and Events Source Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:22:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 https://cdn.thisisreno.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/27115134/ThisisReno_Logo-150x150.png University – This is Reno http://thisisreno.com 32 32 Diversity Conference Scheduled This Week at UNR http://thisisreno.com/2017/03/diversity-conference-scheduled-this-week-at-unr/ Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:30:53 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=98208 By Carla O’Day The woman who removed the confederate flag from the South Carolina state house grounds is scheduled to speak at the second annual diversity conference scheduled this week at the University of Nevada, [...]

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VIDEO: Preparing for TEDxUniversityofNevada http://thisisreno.com/2016/12/video-tedx-universityofnevada/ Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:30:46 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=88563 The next TEDxUniversityofNevada is Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in the 2,700-seat Grand Theater of the Grand Sierra Resort. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. If you haven’t [...]

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UNR: State Of University Strong, But Challenges Remain http://thisisreno.com/2016/09/state-university-strong-challenges-remain/ Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:26:49 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=80284 By Carla O’Day University of Nevada, Reno president Marc Johnson outlined the strengths and trials facing the school on Tuesday during a campus speech in a ballroom filled with students, staff and the community. In [...]

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UNR Awarded Grant to Help Combat Gender-Based Violence http://thisisreno.com/2016/06/unr-awarded-grant-help-combat-gender-based-violence/ Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:00:37 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=74914 The Center for Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the University of Nevada, Reno was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the Office on Violence Against Women to help reduce sexual assault and domestic [...]

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VIDEO: UNR Development Plans Put Future of Historic Homes in Question http://thisisreno.com/2016/03/unr-development-plans-put-future-of-historic-homes-in-question/ http://thisisreno.com/2016/03/unr-development-plans-put-future-of-historic-homes-in-question/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 01:13:39 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=70262 The University of Nevada, Reno’s (UNR) planned expansion toward downtown has raised concerns about the future of historic homes south of the university. The so-called “gateway expansion” is part of UNR’s master plan. It has [...]

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PHOTOS: New Student Achievement Center Offers Collaboration for All http://thisisreno.com/2016/02/69660/ Tue, 23 Feb 2016 04:12:39 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=69660 By Kenny Bissett The William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center opened on Monday to the anticipation of many students and faculty on campus at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Designed to consolidate student services [...]

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PODCAST: UNR Filmmaker Documents ‘Struggle and Hope’ http://thisisreno.com/2015/11/podcast-unr-professor-documents-struggle-and-hope/ Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:38:31 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=66919 Be sure to subscribe to ThisisReno Radio: The Big Brains of Reno on iTunes. Kari Barber is an award-winning documentarian and assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has an MFA in filmmaking [...]

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Rally Planned at UNR for $15/hour Minimum Wage, Student Debt Cancellation http://thisisreno.com/2015/11/rally-planned-at-unr-for-15-minimum-wage-student-debt-cancellation/ Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:47:21 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=66369 The Reno Justice Coalition is holding a rally at the University of Nevada, Reno on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. The coalition wants students to participate in the rally, which, organizers said, is part [...]

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Critics Question Fairness of University of Nevada, Reno Construction Contracts http://thisisreno.com/2015/10/critics-question-fairness-of-university-of-nevada-reno-construction-contracts/ http://thisisreno.com/2015/10/critics-question-fairness-of-university-of-nevada-reno-construction-contracts/#comments Sun, 25 Oct 2015 15:05:23 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=65846 Going Local It’s a decision most businesses have to face: When the need for more help arises, whom do you hire? ThisisReno has used out-of-state contractors on occasion – for writing and web development, and [...]

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Things To Do In Reno: 8 Events to Check Out This Week http://thisisreno.com/2015/09/things-to-do-in-reno-8-events-to-check-out-this-week/ Thu, 24 Sep 2015 02:11:02 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=64745 From free live jazz and the UNR Field Day to a spelling bee fundraiser, there are plenty of things to do in Reno this week. Check out a few events happening this week and be [...]

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