A recent discovery of a 17th century first folio of William Shakespeare has created excitement and added fuel to a long-standing debate among scholars.
The folio was verified by Eric Rasmussen, who is the Foundation Professor and chair of the University of Nevada, Reno’s English Department. Professor Rassmussen visited with Provost Kevin Carman and KUNR's David Stipech on Beyond the Headlines (2-6-15).
UNR has several successful sports programs even though many of them lack proper training facilities. This is the final part of KUNR's in-depth look at UNR's sports programs and facilities and how they impact each other.
The Reno Bighorns broke an NBA Development League record last Saturday when they scored 157 points in a game, improving on their previous best of 155. Reno Public Radio’s Esther Ciammachilli stopped by one of their practices to find out how they’re making this happen.
It’s called “the System” and it’s the brainchild of Reno Bighorns’ coach David Arseneault Jr. and his father, who coaches college basketball in Iowa. Those familiar with this method sum it up in three words.
Dr. James Wilson, pediatrician and faculty member at the University of Nevada School of Community Health Sciences and School of Medicine. He is director of the Nevada Center for Infectious Disease, headquartered at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Currently, 644 cases of Measles have been diagnosed in 27 states. This outbreak has brought attention to the controversial anti-vaccination movement. Dr. James Wilson, director of the Nevada Center for Infectious Disease is our guest today. Leading this discussion is Richelle O’Driscoll from the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine.
UNR's tennis courts are crumbling and unsafe and therefore, unusable. In the background, the east bleachers at Mackay Stadium which will soon be renovated for a safer and more comfortable game day experience.
Part two of our series on UNR's sports programs and facilities and how they impact each other. Reno Public Radio's Esther Ciammachilli toured the campus with Athletic Director Doug Knuth. This segment features the crumbling and unusable tennis complex and the shipping containers that inconspicuously house the rifle team's training and competition site.
Next week on Beyond the Headlines, the final installment of our series on UNR's sports programs and facilities. We'll take a look at a complex located across the track from the school.
In his documentary Alive Inside, which won the audience award at Sundance last year, Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett captures the joy that music brings to people with dementia. Reno Public Radio’s Michelle Bliss spoke to him. He’ll be in Reno Tuesday for a special screening.
Tuesday's special screening of Alive Inside has SOLD OUT.
Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett will be at the event for a panel talk, along with other experts on dementia and care giving.
The Background Check Initiative would expand background checks to private gun sales made online and at gun shows. Reno Public Radio’s Michelle Bliss reports that if lawmakers don’t approve it the law this session, voters will have their say in 2016.
This topic arouses passion from both sides. Don Turner has formed a political action committee to fight the Background Check Initiative.
“I’m president of Nevada Firearms Coalition," Turner says. "I’m also president of Nevadans for State Gun Rights.”