University of Nevada, Reno

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The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada, the University of Nevada, or UNR) is a public research university in Reno, Nevada.wikipedia
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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

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It is home to the School of Medicine, with a campus in Nevada's major urban center in Reno and a health network that extends to much of rural Nevada.
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an academic division of the University of Nevada, Reno and grants the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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In 1906, it was renamed the University of Nevada and finally, University of Nevada, Reno in 1969 soon after University of Nevada, Las Vegas was granted full autonomy. Annually, Nevada's football team plays its primary rival, UNLV, for the Fremont Cannon in the Battle for Nevada.
It was formerly part of the University of Nevada from 1957 to 1969.

College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada

College of Liberal Arts
College of Liberal Arts is the humanities and social sciences college at the University of Nevada.

Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism

School of Journalism
It is also home to the School of Journalism, which has produced six Pulitzer Prize winners.
The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism (RSJ) is a professional school of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Reno, Nevada

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The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada, the University of Nevada, or UNR) is a public research university in Reno, Nevada.

University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum

Across the campus of the university exists the University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum, which was established in 1985, contains a collection of trees, shrubs, flowers, ornamentals and native flora, including over 60 genera and about 200 species of trees, many with several cultivars present.
University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum is a state arboretum located across the campus at the University of Nevada, Reno in Reno, Nevada.

Nevada

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Founded on October 12, 1874 in Elko, Nevada is the sole land grant institution for the state of Nevada.

Basques

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Nevada sponsors a center dedicated to Basque studies (Including Basque language) due to the large Basque population in Northern Nevada.
Reno, Nevada, where the Center for Basque Studies and the Basque Studies Library are located at the University of Nevada, is another significant nucleus of Basque population.

Mountain West Conference

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They participate in the NCAA's Division I (FBS for football) and in the Mountain West Conference. In 2012, Nevada joined its rivals Boise State, Fresno State and UNLV in the Mountain West Conference.
On August 18, 2010, amidst rumors that BYU was considering leaving the Mountain West to go independent in football and rejoin the Western Athletic Conference in all other sports, the Mountain West Conference officially extended invitations to California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) and the University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada).

Nick Fazekas

second round draft choice
The Pack's major star during this recent period of success was Nick Fazekas.
Fazekas was signed by the University of Nevada for the 2003-04 season.

Jay Norvell

The football team, currently coached by Jay Norvell, plays at Mackay Stadium.
He is head football coach at the University of Nevada, Reno, a position he has held since the 2017 season.

Fresno State Bulldogs

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Nevada's two out-of-state rivals, particularly in football, are Boise State and Fresno State.
It was a member of the Western Athletic Conference from 1992 until 2012, when it left for the Mountain West alongside fellow WAC member Nevada.

Mackay Stadium

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The football team, currently coached by Jay Norvell, plays at Mackay Stadium.
Mackay Stadium is an outdoor athletic stadium in Reno, Nevada on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Fremont Cannon

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Annually, Nevada's football team plays its primary rival, UNLV, for the Fremont Cannon in the Battle for Nevada.
The Fremont Cannon is the trophy awarded to the winner of the Battle for Nevada (also known as the Nevada–UNLV football rivalry), an American college football rivalry game played annually by the Nevada Wolf Pack football team of the University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada) and the UNLV Rebels football team of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

Northern California Athletic Conference

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The NCAC was founded as the Far Western Conference in 1925 by its charter member schools: Fresno State, Saint Mary's, UC Davis, Nevada, San Jose State, and Pacific.

Centers, institutes, and facilities related to the University of Nevada, Reno

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In addition, the university maintains and sponsors many centers, institutes & facilities.
There are several notable research and academic institutes, centers and facilities associated with the University of Nevada, Reno.

Z-pinch

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The Nevada Terawatt Facility, located on a satellite campus of the university, includes a terawatt-level Z-pinch machine and terawatt-class high-intensity laser system – one of the most powerful such lasers on any college campus in the country.
Z-pinch machines can be found at University of Nevada, Reno (USA), Cornell University (USA), University of Michigan (USA), Sandia National Laboratories (USA), University of California, San Diego (USA), University of Washington (USA), Ruhr University (Germany), Imperial College (United Kingdom), École Polytechnique (France), Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Mexico), NSTRI (Iran).

National Judicial College

National College of State Trial Judges
The NJC moved to the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno in 1964 and became a Nevada not-for-profit (501)(c)(3) educational corporation in 1977.

University of Montana

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5 seed but was upset in the first round by former Big Sky Conference rival Montana.

UNR Insight Magazine

Insight Magazine
Insight Magazine is the only student-run magazine at the University of Nevada.
Insight Magazine is the only student-run magazine at the University of Nevada, Reno.

The Nevada Sagebrush

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Nevada's editorially independent, weekly student newspaper is The Nevada Sagebrush.
The Nevada Sagebrush is the independent student newspaper of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Bishop Whitaker's School for Girls

While Lincoln was under construction, boys were housed in the building which had previously held the now-defunct Bishop Whitaker's School for Girls, which had shuttered in 1894.
On March 31, 1886, the University of Nevada moved from Elko to a site near Whitaker's.

2010–13 Mountain West Conference realignment

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In 2012, Nevada joined its rivals Boise State, Fresno State and UNLV in the Mountain West Conference.
In the wake of BYU's potential move, the MWC responded the same day by inviting WAC members Utah State, Fresno State and Nevada to move to the MWC.

Western Athletic Conference

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In 2000, the University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada) of the Big West joined as part of its plan to upgrade its athletic program.

John William Mackay

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The northern end of the Quad contains a statue of John William Mackay (namesake of Nevada's Mackay School of Mines, later renamed the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering), created by Mount Rushmore designer Gutzon Borglum.
In June 1908 the Mackay School of Mines building was presented to the University of Nevada, as a memorial to him, by his widow and his son, Clarence H. Mackay.