August 22, 2014

Opening Ceremony and College Welcome Events

Wolf Pack Welcome is the beginning of the NEVADA Experience. Opening Ceremony, College Welcome events, and Welcome Barbeque kicks off 17 days of activities welcoming students to the University of Nevada, Reno. Meet new friends and get to know the campus community at Dorm Storm, free concerts, twilight campus tours, outdoor movies, informational fairs and much more. Welcome to the Wolf Pack!

Important Wolf Pack Welcome Dates

Residence Hall move-in: Thursday, August 21.

Opening Ceremony and College Welcome Events: Friday, August 22.

  • The semester officially kicks off with the Opening Ceremony which is a must see event for all new students and families.

First day of classes: Monday, August 25

Date: August 22, 2014
Venue: Reynolds School of Journalism
Address:
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV, United States
Cost: Free

August 25, 2014

Classes start

Monday, August 25 marks the start of the 2014 fall semester.

Date: August 25, 2014

September 2, 2014

Pizza with the Dean and Dear World photographer Robert X. Fogarty

Reynolds School of Journalism students, faculty and staff are invited to a free pizza lunch from Noon – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, with Dean Al Stavitsky and Dear World portrait photographer Robert X. Fogarty.

Start: September 2, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 2, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Linn Reading Room, Reynolds School of Journalism
Phone: 7757844783
Address:
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, 89557
Cost: Free

Dear World Live – open shoot at The Joe

The Reynolds School of Journalism and ASUN are organizing a large-scale University wide event called Dear World Live. Dear World Live celebrates all of the things that make our campus community unique through the work of portrait photographer Robert X. Fogarty. His “invest in your voice” approach uses skin as the medium for the message.

Start: September 2, 2014 2:30 pm
End: September 2, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: Joe Crowley Student Union
Phone: 7757844783
Address:
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, 89557
Cost: Free

Dear World Portrait Release and Keynote

Fogarty will take portraits of University students, faculty, staff and friends on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 2:30-5 p.m. in Room 323 of the Joe Crowley Student Union. Following the photo shoot Robert will prepare a keynote address where he will discuss his time and experience at Nevada. Additionally, he will release all of the portraits he took on campus at this keynote address. The keynote is sure to be memorable because Robert will welcome a handful of portrait participants to join him on stage and tell the story behind their portraits.

Start: September 2, 2014 8:30 pm
End: September 2, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, 3rd floor
Phone: 7757844783
Address:
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, 89557
Cost: Free

September 16, 2014

Sept. 16 CAMS Talk: Hedrick Smith, author of “Who Stole the American Dream”

The Reynolds School of Journalism will host a Center for Advanced Media Studies (CAMS) talk with bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, and Emmy Award–winning producer, Hedrick Smith.

Smith’s books The Russians and The Power Game were critically acclaimed bestsellers and are widely used in college courses today. As a reporter at The New York Times, Smith shared a Pulitzer for the Pentagon Papers series and won a Pulitzer for his inter¬national reporting from Russia in 1971–1974. Smith’s prime-time specials for PBS have won several awards for examining systemic problems in modern America and offering insightful, prescriptive solutions.

His CAMS talk will address his book “Who Stole the American Dream.”

Start: September 16, 2014 9:30 am
End: September 16, 2014 9:30 am
Venue: Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, 3rd floor
Phone: 775-784-4783
Address:
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV, United States
Cost: Free

October 31, 2014

No Classes – Nevada Day

Date: October 31, 2014

November 11, 2014

No Classes – Veterans Day

Date: November 11, 2014

November 17, 2014

Laxalt Distinguished Writer Program featuring Pulitzer Prize winning author Sheri Fink

The 2014 Laxalt Distinguished Writer is Sheri Fink. Sheri Fink is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown, 2013), winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for nonfiction, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Book Award. Fink’s news reporting has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the National Magazine Award, and the Overseas Press Club Lowell Thomas Award, among other journalism prizes. A former relief worker in disaster and conflict zones, Fink received her M.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Her first book, War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival (PublicAffairs), is about medical professionals under siege during the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina. She is a correspondent at the New York Times.

Start: November 17, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 17, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Mathweson-IGT Knowledge Center
Phone: 7757844783
Address:
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, 89557
Cost: Free

November 27, 2014 – November 27, 2014

No Classes – Thanksgiving Holiday

Start: November 27, 2014
End: November 27, 2014