University of Nevada-Reno

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CBESS

There is a growing need for more bilingual health professionals in Northern Nevada. To meet that demand, the University of Nevada, Reno recently kicked off the first program aimed at training English-Spanish speaking students. 

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Lucia Starbuck.

Due to rising rents and tuition costs, there is an increasing need for easier access to affordable food and other daily necessities for students at the University of Nevada, Reno. Student contributor Lucia Starbuck explores a resource on campus called Pack Provisions that provided food or clothing to more than 600 visitors during the fall semester.

 

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David McBee

The Extended Studies program at the University of Nevada, Reno has announced a new professional development certification program: Blockchain Basics. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Washoe County’s Emergency Alert System is the first in Nevada to simultaneously issue a warning in both English and Spanish. Our reporter Karina Gonzalez has more.

Bree Zender

When you think of the sources behind carbon dioxide emissions, you might think of cars and factories. But in the rural mountains of the Eastern Sierra, University of Nevada, Reno researchers are finding that much of the CO2 emissions come from an unlikely place: dried up meadows. KUNR's Bree Zender reports. 

Anxiety Mounts: One DACA Student In Reno Shares Her Story

Mar 19, 2018
Neftalí Cruz Nicolás

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The deadline for Congress to come to a decision about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has come and gone with no clear solution. The 700,000 recipients are living in a continued state of uncertainty. Our reporter Camille Stuyvesant recently spoke with a local DACA recipient about her experiences.

 

 

 

 

Bree Zender


A University of Nevada, Reno study has been looking into a new way to restore land that's been burned by wildfire to prevent the land from being charred again.