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WNC Instructor, Daughter to Shave Heads for Cancer Causes

March 14, 2018

WNC business instructor Roberta Butterfield and daughter Kasha are shaving their heads Friday, March 16 to fundraise for St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths.

Observatory Volunteer to Lecture About Mount Wilson on March 24

March 14, 2018

On Saturday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. Omar Garza will talk about one of his astronomy inspirations and passions — Mount Wilson — during a lecture at Jack C. Davis Observatory.

Documentary Addressing Climate Change on March 27 at WNC

March 14, 2018

Climate change will be the focus of Citizens’ Climate Lobby documentary Tuesday, March 27 in Marlette Hall at WNC. The documentary will be shown at 9:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Jump Start Coordinator Receives Regents’ Academic Advisor Award

March 14, 2018

WNC Jump Start coordinator Tricia Wentz is the recipient of the 2018 Nevada Regents’ Academic Advisor Award.

WNC Hosting Emergency Preparedness Class on April 11

March 8, 2018

A one-day class, titled Emergency Preparedness “Grab & Go” Binder with Cloud Backup, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 11.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on March 14 to Benefit WNC Nurses

March 8, 2018

Support Western Nevada College’s nursing students by attending a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, March 14 at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City.

WNC Specialty Crop Institute to Hold Branding and Marketing Workshop

March 8, 2018

WNC Specialty Crop Institute will offer Branding & Marketing Your Farm, The Bareknuckle Approach workshop on Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Reno.

Thomas to Lecture on Newton, Engineering March 9-10

March 6, 2018

Mike Thomas will deliver a lecture on “Amazing Engineering” on Friday, March 9, then talk about famed scientist Isaac Newton on Saturday, March 10 at Jack C. Davis Observatory.

Learn More About WNC’s Jump Start Program

March 6, 2018

Now in its fourth year, the dual-credit Jump Start College serves nearly 500 high school students in seven school districts.

‘Honest Horses’ Exhibit Takes Peek at Mustang Culture

February 28, 2018

Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in the Great Basin is now being featured in WNC’s Main Gallery.