The addition of a new functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scanner to Renown Health’s South Meadows campus is a “win-win” for this community: physicians at Renown use it to further patient care and University of Nevada, Reno researchers will use it to advance understanding of human brain function.
University of Nevada, Reno Master of Business Administration student Nicolo Monforte and Matt Linder, a University of California, Davis graduate, took home this year’s $50,000 grand prize at the annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition for their company, Sturn Designs.
Local and regional industries will come together as part of the University of Nevada, Reno’s inaugural cybersecurity conference from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 2 in the Joe Crowley Student Union. Participants will discuss ways to tackle the growing challenges in cybersecurity through building a collaborative and synergistic relationship between industries and academia.
Forty-eight students from 21 majors and seven colleges at the University of Nevada, Reno have turned in their “Intent to Compete” in the 2019 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition. The $50,000, winner-takes-all business plan competition is entering its eighth year, and organizers are changing the way the competition is run.
Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno is launching an Advanced Leadership Academy in February 2019. According to a news release, the program was created “to meet workforce needs in the quickly growing Northern Nevada economy.”
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s official anniversary is March 25, 2019, marking 50 years of tremendous contributions to the community. As the school pays tribute to its five-decade journey, it is also planning a course for an inspiring future. As Nevada’s first and longest serving medical school, UNR Med was, until last year, the state’s only public medical school.
The University of Nevada, Reno, leading a team of international partners that includes ETH Zurich, University of California, Berkeley, Sierra Nevada Corporation and Flyability, has been awarded the prestigious DARPA Subterranean Challenge grant for the proposal “CERBERUS: CollaborativE walking & flying RoBots for autonomous ExploRation in Underground Settings.”