Adjuncts Rising, Part 3: How northern Nevada institutions tackle the issue of part-time faculty

Adjuncts Rising: UNR Morril Hall. Photo: Bob Conrad.

Adjuncts Rising is an investigative series that looks at how northern Nevada public higher education institutions have addressed the issue of using part-time faculty to satisfy teaching responsibilities. ThisisReno.com reporter intern Chris Vega examines the life of an adjunct, how adjunct faculty fit into the larger role of a higher-education institution and he compares local institutions […]

Adjuncts Rising, Part 2: How northern Nevada institutions tackle the issue of part-time faculty

Adjuncts Rising: UNR Morril Hall. Photo: Bob Conrad.

Adjuncts Rising is an investigative series that looks at how northern Nevada public higher education institutions have addressed the issue of using part-time faculty to satisfy teaching responsibilities. ThisisReno.com reporter intern Chris Vega examines the life of an adjunct, how adjunct faculty fit into the larger role of a higher-education institution and he compares local institutions […]

UNR to discuss pot, laws and the Constitution

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FREE EVENTS PLANNED SEPT. 16-17 TO CELEBRATE CONSTITUTION DAY 2014 ON THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO CAMPUS Legal and social impacts of state marijuana laws to be addressed by Colorado law professor Sam Kamin, Nevada Senator Tick Segerblom (D.-Nev.), retired California Superior Court Judge Peggy Hora and other prominent guests Two days of free events […]

Adjuncts Rising, Part 1: How northern Nevada institutions tackle the issue of part-time faculty

Adjuncts Rising: UNR Morril Hall. Photo: Bob Conrad.

Adjuncts Rising is an investigative series that looks at how northern Nevada public higher education institutions have addressed the issue of using part-time faculty to satisfy teaching responsibilities. ThisisReno.com reporter intern Chris Vega examines the life of an adjunct, how adjunct faculty fit into the larger role of a higher-education institution and he compares local […]

College of Business graduates second online MBA cohort

Twenty-four local, national and international business executives recently received their EMBA degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno.

The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno conferred 24 new Online Executive MBA degrees to students Saturday, Aug 23. The Online EMBA program, a partnership with the University’s Extended Studies, is a cohort-based program consisting of 12 online courses divided into two groups. Students take six courses in their first year of […]

Dotson to discuss the power of PR Sept. 11, 2014

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“The Avengers,” a team of superheroes known for eliminating universal threats, offers lessons for business owners and entrepreneurs when it comes to applying practical tips for company public relations programs. On Sept. 11 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Entrepreneurs’ Organization Reno-Tahoe hosts its Lunch and Learn series at Bosma Business Center, 401 Ryland St., […]

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Sigman-Grant receives award for work in maternal and children’s health

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Madeleine Sigman-Grant, maternal child health and nutrition specialist and professor at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, was selected as the recipient of the Western Region Excellence in Extension Award. A plaque and cash award will be presented to Sigman-Grant at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities annual meeting on November 2 in Orlando, Florida. […]

Grammar Girl joins UNR J-school

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The Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno has hired Mignon Fogarty as the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Media Entrepreneurship. She began her new role at UNR today. Fogarty, also known as Grammar Girl, has extensive professional entrepreneurial experience, expertise teaching writing to a diverse audience and […]

At what age do we really find ourselves?

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It is a widespread belief that young people find themselves in college. It is also widely believed that young adults find themselves between the ages of 18 and 22, the REAL best years of anyone’s life, but is that really the case? Is there an actual age where we find ourselves? Contrary to popular belief […]

Spanish Springs Library hosts tech fair Aug. 24, 2014

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WASHOE COUNTY STATEMENT: You have a chance to learn what the Maker Movement is all about.  Tech Away is an informational fair and a chance to see and try out new technologies.  Additionally, there will be a Tech Petting Zoo for people to try some of the latest mobile devices a part of the newly […]

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