University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson, on the Quad

Sometimes it's evident, but often it may be less visible. Yet it is becoming increasingly clear that the University of Nevada, Reno is essential to and intertwined with economic development efforts and programs throughout our region and the Silver State.

On KUNR's Beyond the Headlines, President Marc Johnson discussed the university's vital and growing collaborations and initiatives aimed at boosting area economic growth and diversity. 

President Johnson discussed recent initiatives that exemplify the university’s commitment, including:

Six select students of the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently spent an intensive week honing their public radio skills. NPR's Next Generation "Boot Camp" provides the students with an opportunity to work one-on-one with professionals from NPR and public radio stations around the country to develop multimedia content.  Students were selected through an application process.

University of Nevada, Reno Math and Statistics Chair Javier Rojo
University of Nevada, Reno

How did you spend your summer vacation? Likely not immersed in statistics on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Unless you were one of 10 students from across the country selected to attend a newly added program promoting careers and advanced degrees in statistics. 

It's called Research for Undergraduates Summer Institute of Statistics at the University of Nevada, Reno or RUSIS@UNR.

Dr. David Zeh, University of Nevada, Reno's vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate School
University of Nevada, Reno

Broadcast 7-11-14 -- Although graduate students represent about one sixth of the total enrollment, graduate programs are vital to the success in research and academics at the University of Nevada, Reno. University Provost Kevin Carman and Graduate School Dean David Zeh discuss the initiatives and plans for graduate programs with David Stipech for KUNR's Beyond the Headlines.

For more information about the University of Nevada, Reno's graduate programs, click here or visit

Health Watch: Finding reliable health information online

Jul 2, 2014

KUNR broadcast 6-27-2014 -- Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Mary Shultz, the new director of the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Mary Shultz is the director of the Savitt Medical Library located at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. The links to the sites discussed in today's Health Watch segment are listed below.

KUNR broadcast 6-27-14 -- The University of Nevada, Reno has opened its Earthquake Engineering Laboratory. University President Marc Johnson and the lab's director, Dr. Ian Buckle, discuss the lab and its capabilities for advancing global earthquake research. Interviewed by David Stipech for KUNR's Beyond the Headlines.