Growing Clayton Middle School’s future


GROWING CLAYTON’S FUTURE NEWS RELEASE – Archie Clayton Middle School is hosting its 2nd annual “Growing Clayton’s Future” spring education fundraiser on Friday, May 9, from  5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Held at the Garden Shop Nursery in west Reno, this fun-filled adult event offers live music, fare from popular Reno food trucks, beverages, raffle […]

Homeowners urged to ‘Junk The Junipers’ on May 10 to prepare for wildfire

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CARSON CITY – The Nevada Division of Forestry is hosting “Junk The Junipers,” 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 10, at its Eastlake Office. Residents of local communities are encouraged to bring their junipers, pines, rabbitbrush, sagebrush and other woody vegetation to be chipped for free. Participants will receive a coupon from Moana Nursery for […]

University undergraduate wins first place at International Research Conference


After the first buzz, the pesky housefly is doomed for a swat. But the housefly’s close cousin, the Drosophila fruit fly, is more useful alive for study and experimentation. In fact, University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate Kurtresha Worden’s research on fruit flies received first place at the 55th Annual Drosophila Research Conference’s Undergraduate Poster Competition. […]

National expert on arts in the classroom presents to educators


SIERRA ARTS FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE – In partnership with the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program, Sierra Arts Foundation and Washoe County School District are pleased to host Judy Thibault Klevins, a national expert on Arts Integration in the classroom, on April 29 and 30. “Laying A Foundation: Defining Arts Integration,” held on April 29, […]

Regents appoint new WNC interim president

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NSHE NEWS — The Board of Regents today appointed Chester “Chet” Burton as the interim president of Western Nevada College (WNC) through June 30, 2016. Burton has served as the acting president since December 2013. “I cannot imagine finding a person who is more qualified or ready to undertake this leadership role at Western Nevada […]

Hidden Cave tours to begin again on April 26

Carson City, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District and the Churchill County Museum will resume the regularly scheduled Hidden Cave tours on Saturday, April 26.  The tours are offered to the public on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month beginning at the Churchill County Museum, 1050 South Maine Street, […]

Friends and family weekend to be held at University

The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) will host Weekend with the Wolf Pack, a free inaugural friends and family weekend at the University of Nevada, Reno, April 25 and 26. The two-day event shares the University experience with prospective students, current students, alumni, faculty and the community. Attendees can learn about the […]

University students and faculty showcase engagement work with the community

Students at the University of Nevada, Reno will share the impact from their service-learning and community research experiences this academic year and how their work, in connection with local non-profits, impacted both their own learning and specific community issues at the first University Engagement Showcase. The showcase provides a platform for students and faculty to […]

University continues to receive top rankings for educational value

Three recent reports have ranked the University of Nevada, Reno as a top educational value for students. At a time when the cost of college tuition is on the rise and the affordability of higher education is in question, the University continues its commitment to student accessibility. Best Value Schools ranked the University No. 9 […]

Earth Week at University offers educational programs, demos April 22, 23 & 25

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The northern Nevada community can celebrate the Earth and learn about options for more sustainable living at the University of Nevada, Reno campus Tuesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 23. Educational programs and demonstrations will focus on sustainability efforts and examples of green campus and community resources. Additionally, an Arbor Day event, Friday, April 25, […]

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