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The University’s featured events for Saturday, Sept. 6 – Friday, Sept. 12


iLeadNevada Conference – Saturday, Sept. 6
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Joe Crowley Student Union
University of Nevada, Reno students convene to explore facets of leadership, engagement in University life and service to the campus and beyond. Keynote speaker is Dolores Huerta, an Honorary Nevada Alumna, co-founder of the United Farmers Workers and recipient of the U.S. Medal of Freedom.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Week – Sunday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 14
Various times and places on campus and in the community
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, but the seventh leading cause of death for Nevadans. The University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services hosts a week of events promoting awareness and prevention of suicide. One of the most important events that week is The Lost Journey, a powerful display representing the approximately 1,100 students per year nationally who lose their life to suicide. The display will be at Gateway Plaza in front of the Joe Crowley Student Union from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
For more information, contact Counseling Services at 775-784-4648 or at www.unr.edu/counseling.
The Peter Epstein Quartet – Monday, Sept. 8
8 p.m., Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall
Peter Epstein, associate professor and University of Nevada, Reno’s director of jazz and improvisational music, and the members of his New York City based quartet will perform original compositions by Epstein, as well as the occasional jazz standard. The concert will serve as the launching point for the group’s West Coast tour following the release of their new album “Polarities.”
For tickets and more information, go to www.unr.edu/tickets or call 775-784-4278 (4ART).
Touchdown Tuesday – Tuesday, Sept. 9
7:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Nevada Wolf Shop, Joe Crowley Student Union First Floor
The Nevada Wolf Shop welcomes shoppers during the semester’s second Touchdown Tuesday. Sales range from 5 percent to 40 percent off clothing, gifts and general books, depending on how many touchdowns the Wolf Pack football team scores in the prior week’s game, which this week is Nevada versus Washington State at 7:05 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5. The Nevada Wolf Shop is a self-supported retail operation owned and operated by the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN).
block_n-3765444-1721026Get Your Health On – Tuesday, Sept. 9
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gateway Plaza, Joe Crowley Student Union
This student health fair aims to raise awareness and educate University of Nevada, Reno students regarding preventative health measures by providing basic health services, resources and information. Additionally, “Get Your Health On!” gives current students studying a health-related field the opportunity to gain professional experience by allowing them to provide health services and education to fellow peers.
For more information, contact the Student Health Center at 775-784-6598.
Save the Date
DogFest Walk ‘n Roll – Sunday, Sept. 14
9 a.m.-noon, Joe Crowley Student Union
The Center for Student Engagement is partnering with Canine Companions for Independence to hold their signature national event for the first time in Reno. Students, faculty, community members and four-legged friends from all over town will come together to help reach the goal of $60,500. The free event will take place on campus in front of The Joe, and will consist of a walk through campus, activities and food.
To sign up or to learn more about the event, go to http://www.unr.edu/student-engagement.
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