MBA Students at UNR Rub Elbows with World-Class Business Professionals

Northern Nevadans have a big reason to take pride in the MBA program at UNR.  For the fourth year in a row, the Princeton Review has recognized the program in its "Best Business Schools" guidebook.  The ranking is based on data from the school as well as feedback from business students.  In addition, Bloomberg BusinessWeek […]

Reno Teen Plays the Harp, wins the State 4 X 800 Relay and Lands Scholarship to East Coast Summer Writing & Film Program

Olivia Lowden spent an hour this weekend playing her harp for patients at a local hospital.  Then she put on her running shoes and knocked out a couple of miles on a training run.  She's also busy packing for a trip to Connecticut, where she landed a scholarship to attend a summer session at a […]

The Right Stuff: Chuck Yeager Wows Students in Reno with tales of Flying Jets and Breaking the Sound Barrier

General Chuck Yeager recently shared his incredible story of blasting through the sound barrier with students, teachers and guests at Sage Ridge School in Reno.  The parents of  Matthew Johnston, a senior at the school, invited Yeager to visit and talk about his adventures flying jets.
Yeager surprised the audience when he told them that only […]

Principal Comes out of Retirement to Help Mariposa Academy after Unexpected Death of the School's Director

Retired principal Neil Schott got a call on a Sunday night recently, asking if he'd consider coming out of retirement to take the reins temporarily at Reno's Mariposa Academy.  The school needed a principal after director George Ullom died unexpectedly.  "It was a very urgent situation for the school and I thought I could help […]