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Nevada student suing over university vaccination mandates

Nov. 18, 2021 22:51 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 19-year-old student who says he is immune from COVID-19 because he already had it is suing the University of Nevada, Reno, the governor and others over the state’s requirement that everyone, with few exceptions, show proof of vaccination in order to register for...

UNR to offer Nevada's 1st online marijuana education program

Nov. 07, 2021 10:39 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The extended studies program at the University of Nevada, Reno is launching the first online courses in the state to obtain non-credit certificates in cannabis education ranging from business to horticulture and medicine to help meet demand for jobs in an area that...

UNR intends to require vaccination proof at basketball games

Oct. 28, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The University of Nevada, Reno intends to require fans to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccinations to attend Wolf Pack men’s or women’s basketball games this season. Fans who prove they’ve been vaccinated won’t have to wear a mask at the games at...

Native American mural at UNR inspired by Thacker Pass debate

Oct. 09, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — It’s hard to miss the vibrant mural that now decorates a wall inside the Joe Crowley Student Union at the University of Nevada, Reno. The image, unlike any other on campus, depicts the history of Native American women and their struggle to protect...