University adorns Clayton Middle School students with Wolf Pack T-shirts

The University of Nevada, Reno and Clayton Pre-AP Academy are partnering for the fourth annual College Day pep rally. During the event, University faculty and students will encourage students to get excited about higher education. All students will receive a Nevada T-shirt provided by the Nevada Wolf Shop which they will wear during the assembly. […]

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Kim receives national recognition

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A faculty member at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension has received national recognition for her program addressing nutrition and early literacy in Nevada. Early Care and Education Specialist YaeBin Kim received the First Place National Award in the human development/family relationships program category for her “Little Books and Little Cooks” nutrition […]

OPINION: 15 is not a nice number


How UNR’s “15-to-Finish” financial aid mandates negatively impacted one student By Vega “It’s crap. Utter crap.” — Howard Rosenberg, professor visual foundations, film studies and art education The day it happened, I received two emails. One was my bill, to be expected. The other, an ad campaign, the same I had seen on walls of […]

9th grade math wizards ready to pummel adult competition

KTVN's Mike Alger takes on high school math wizards in fundraising competition.

On Thursday October 23, at McQueen High School from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., a few brave local professionals step up to see if they are smarter than high school math wizards and help raise money to send area youth to math competitions. Channel 2 News Meteorologist Mike Alger, University of Nevada Economics Professor Mark Pingle, […]

Urban Roots collaborates with Great Basin Community Food Coop

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Urban Roots collaborates with the Great Basin Community Food Coop to offer a family-based educational workshop. Eight families whose children attend Urban Roots’ educational programs such as Farm Camp and Farm School will tour the Coop on Thursday, October 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Families will participate in hands-on activities to learn tips […]

Urban Roots hosts harvest camp for youth

Art Food & Roots: Urban Roots Summer Camp Participant

Urban Roots is holding Harvest Camp to compliment Washoe County School District’s fall break. For a week this fall, campers ages 5-12 will learn about many aspects of cool-weather farming, including planting winter crops, growing in the hoop house, animal care, food preservation, harvest traditions, and more. Beginning on Monday, October 6th and ending Friday, […]

“Oktoberfest” benefits local high schools: Rotary collaborates with breweries October 18


This October, the Reno South Rotary hosts an inaugural Oktoberfest celebration offering beer, wine, Bavarian food, live music and silent auction supporting the club’s Most Improved Student Program benefiting high school students at all nineteen Washoe County high schools. The event takes place on Saturday, October 18, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wolf Run […]

Over 700 school district employees exit Nevada State Education Association

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LAS VEGAS — Over 700 teachers and support staff workers left their respective local affiliates of the Nevada State Education Association over the last summer, the Nevada Policy Research Institute announced today. At least seven support-staff unions, including those in the Clark and Washoe County School Districts, have also fallen below 50 percent membership and […]

Sierra Sage’s Mike Mazzaferri embarks on 100 holes of golf challenge


Sierra Sage Golf Course’s Head Professional and General Manager Mike Mazzaferri will again attempt to play 100 holes of golf in one day as he participates in this year’s Northern California PGA Chapter’s 100 Holes Challenge on Monday, Oct. 6. The Challenge was established by local PGA professionals to raise money for local community programs […]

Ronald McDonald house accepting scholarship applications from students

May 2014 RMHC Awards Ceremony

Ronald McDonald House Charities® Northern Nevada (RMHC® Northern Nevada), a local non-profit that houses families of children in area hospitals, will open the application period for its RMHC® U.S. Scholarship Program on Oct. 1, 2014. Graduating high school students from northern Nevada with a grade point average above 2.7 are encouraged to visit to […]

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