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Ring in the holidays at the University with “A Christmas Carol”

RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts is celebrating the beginning of the holiday season...    more

Study shows tectonic plates not rigid, deform horizontally in cooling process

RENO, Nev. – The puzzle pieces of tectonic plates that make up the outer layer of the earth are not rigid ...    more


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December arts news and events at the University of Nevada, Reno

RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts ends the semester with several music department staples...    more

The University’s featured events for Saturday, Nov. 22 – Friday, Nov. 28

RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada, Reno is featuring the following events this week: “A Christmas Carol: The Musical”…    more

Intensifying earthquake swarm strikes with two M4.7 and 50-plus M3 earthquakes in past week

RENO, Nev. – Two 4.7 magnitude earthquakes and more than 50 3.0 or greater magnitude earthquakes mark an uptick in seismic…    more

Preventing dangerous behaviors with the University’s 2015 traffic safety projects

The University of Nevada, Reno has received funding to keep community streets safe RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada,…    more

Nevada Military Support Alliance pledges $300,000 for University veterans

RENO, Nev. – A day after Veterans Day, a holiday when our nation honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces...    more

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Student shares findings of Black Rock Desert dig

Outlet: Reno Gazette-Journal - Online
Guy Clifton, RGJ 1:24 p.m. PST November 17, 2014 The rock foundation of the former Granite Creek Station was the location of a research project that student Laura Sechrist was part of in the Black Rock Desert.(Photo: Handout photo / Handout photo) To...    more

Hiding in plain sight: Elusive dark matter may be detected with GPS satellites

Outlet: Sciencecodex.com
...a hiking trail, but for two physicists, the Global Positioning System might be a tool in directly detecting and measuring dark matter, so far an elusive but ubiquitous form of matter responsible for the formation of galaxies. Andrei Derevianko,...    more

Crayfish in Crater Lake threaten native newt

Outlet: Columbian, The
A A CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Mark Buktenica, who's worked as Crater Lake National Park's aquatic biologist for 30 years, remembers times not so long ago when Mazama Newts, a species found only at Crater Lake, were common sights along the lake's shorelines...    more

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