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Photos: Fall 2018 Graduation Reception

The University of Nevada, Reno’s fall class of 2018 graduated this weekend, following the same yearly tradition hundreds of students before them. The Reynold’s School of Journalism’s tradition of the graduation reception is no different. Out of the entire Class of 2018, 27 undergraduate students and two graduate students received their degrees this semester. Students, […]

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A conversation with 2018 Laxalt Distinguished Writer Timothy Egan

“I realized early on that words are powerful, that words could change, and I thought very early on that I would like to be a writer,” Timothy Egan said when he began his on-stage conversation with Reynolds School professor Alan Deutschman on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Egan visited the University of Nevada, Reno this week […]

By Josie Steehler | Events
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Award-winning author, journalist honored by Laxalt Distinguished Writers Program

Timothy Egan to speak about his life and works at the University of Nevada, Reno and Sundance Books and Music on Nov. 27 The Reynolds School of Journalism in partnership with Nevada Humanities will honor award-winning author and journalist Timothy Egan through the 2018 Robert Laxalt Distinguished Writer Program on Nov. 27, 2018. Egan is a Pulitzer […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Events . RSJ Updates
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Reno motel residents to share their stories at the Desert Rose Inn on Nov. 1

Our Town Reno Live event “Who Does the City Belong To?” to give a voice to displaced community members  With many motels being demolished in the downtown corridor, new development plans in place and few other affordable housing options, those living in motels as a last resort in Reno wonder what their futures hold. Current […]

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The relationship between the media and health information

A recap of “Why Facts Matter: Personal Health, Media and Public Trust” Dr. Nina Shapiro paid a visit to the University of Nevada, Reno on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to speak with students, faculty and community members about the critical relationship between the media and personal health information. Shapiro, the director of pediatric ear, nose and […]

By Josie Steehler | Events
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Storytelling, leadership building inspire students to create change in their communities

Reynolds School of Journalism works with Algerian Youth Leadership Program When 25 of the brightest Algerian high school students traveled more than 6,000 miles to Reno for the Algerian Youth Leadership Program (AYLP), it was a strong reminder that students around the world are connected. “Just to see the potential, to see already how skillful […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Events . Faculty News . RSJ Updates
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University of Nevada, Reno professors win national grant to launch live journalism events

Illustration by Zak Brady Reynolds School of Journalism and KUNR to share stories of Reno’s homeless population this fall Two Reynolds School of Journalism professors, Kari Barber and Nico Colombant, in partnership with KUNR, received a #LocaloreLIVE grant last month from the Association of Independents in Radio to host three live journalism events in Reno […]

By Adrianna Owens | Events . Faculty News . RSJ Updates
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Spring class of 2018 rings in commencement with grad reception, words of wisdom

The University of Nevada, Reno’s spring class of 2018 made the transition from college students to alumni over the weekend. Of the 3,137 degrees conferred by the University, 94 were graduates of the Reynolds School of Journalism. While the Reynolds School’s commencement ceremony took place on Saturday morning, the celebrations began on Friday with the […]

By Alexa Solis | Events . RSJ Updates
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2018 Savitt Awards Banquet honors scholarship recipients, outstanding students

Every year, Reynolds School students, faculty and staff come together to celebrate the accomplishments of students and faculty at the annual Savitt Awards Banquet. And this year’s event was a night to remember, with many laughs and some sage words of wisdom. As attendees settled into their seats, Dean Al Stavitsky opened the event thanking […]

By Alexa Solis | Events . Scholarships
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Can they do that? Second Annual First Amendment Forum seeks answers

Legal experts Lucy Dalglish and Trevor Timm analyze historical and legal context of press freedoms For the second consecutive year, Reynolds School of Journalism faculty, students and community members gathered together to discuss growing concerns around press freedoms and First Amendment rights in an increasingly unsettled political landscape. Wednesday’s First Amendment Forum entitled, “Can they […]

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Professor Bob Felten explains why Friday is a legal holiday this week.

By Professor Bob Felten It starts in the mid 70s when I was a reporter at the Reno Evening Gazette. (Yes, this was when there were two daily newspapers in Reno.) One of my editors, the gentleman Bob Nitsche, asked me to write a story about several perennial candidates for public office. These men ran […]

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