Scholarships Awarded by Reno Ronald McDonald House

2014 Ronald McDonald House Scholarship Recipients

The Ronald McDonald House Northern Nevada serves as a safe haven for families whose children are going through medical treatments for a variety of illnesses at nearby hospitals. This year, 38 students have been selected as recipients of scholarships from the Ronald McDonald House U.S. Scholarship Program. For those students, 64% of them will be […]

Law Enforcement Agencies host BBQ and Symposium on Race: Get Details Here

Reno Police RPD

On Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 5 – 9 pm community and religious leaders will join law enforcement officials to discuss building a stronger collaboration between the community and law enforcement. A free barbecue on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union, on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, starts at 5 pm. […]

Black Rock Rendezvous Being Held May 22-25, 2015

Black Rock Rendezvous

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Black Rock Field Office with partnering agencies is hosting the annual Black Rock Rendezvous event May 22-25, 2015 BLM, Friends of Black Rock High Rock, Friends of Nevada Wilderness and Nevada Outdoor School offer a three-day, environmentally friendly, camp-out event for volunteers to start off the summer season. The […]

Let’s Break This Down: Why Would Anybody Want to Transition?

Kimi Cole

GUEST COMMENTARY by Kimi Cole Kimi Cole is Director/Advocate of Transgender Allies Group and President of the Nevada Stonewall Democratic Caucus. Different questions about transgender people abound- why are they, how are they, and how do they fit into society in general? One of the biggest challenges faced by the transgender (commonly also referred to […]

Student Engineers Take Third in NASA Rover Challenge

AACT-UNR Rover team 2015

A team of students from the Academy of Arts, Careers, and Technology recently competed in the second annual NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The team finished third overall in the High School Division—Obstacle Course with their sophisticated rover machine. The students posted the fastest vehicle […]

Giant Fish Expert to Speak at UNR: Details Here

College of Science researcher Zeb Hogan holds a small, 110-pound Jau, or gilded catfish, in the Rewa River in Guyana. He is the next speaker in the Discover Science Lecture Series at the University of Nevada, Reno set for Thursday, May 7. He will talk about his adventures traveling the globe to find, study and protect the world’s largest, and often endangered, freshwater fish. Photo courtesy of Zeb Hogan.

University of Nevada, Reno researcher Zeb Hogan, an aquatic biologist and host of the Nat Geo WILD “Monster Fish” show, will speak at UNR Thursday, May 7, 2015. He will talk about his travels and work studying and protecting giant fish — fish that weigh more than 200 pounds. This event is free and open to the public. School-aged children […]

Moana Nursery Hosts Seminars Throughout May


SOURCE: Moana Nursery May 2: Beginner’s Guide to Bountiful Tomatoes and Their Cousins Join Plant Doctor and horticulturist Jon Bruyn to learn how easy it is to successfully grow and enjoy (harvest) tomatoes and other complementary warm season vegetables in the high desert. He’ll discuss varieties and proper care throughout the season. This presentation is […]

Students Re-envision Taxi Cab Ad Designs

TD North Valleys High School

EDAWN’s Non-Profit Foundation and the Washoe County School District announced at a press conference today, that North Valleys High School and Nancy Gomes Elementary School were selected as winners of the “Design a Taxi-Top” competition. School representatives, students, families, and teachers and were also present at the event to share in the honors. The schools […]

Fraternity at UNR Hosts Conference on Sexual Harassment, Alcohol Abuse

The brothers of Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc. (NAK) at the University of Nevada, Reno

The brothers of Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc. (NAK) at the University of Nevada, Reno will host an internal conference this Saturday, May 2 at the Joe Crowley Student Union on sexual harassment and alcohol abuse prevention & awareness, as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Numerous NAK alumni are leading the organization of this […]