The lovely, giant elm trees of the University of Nevada, Reno quad were planted in 1908. When the University was in its infancy, it was strictly forbidden for underclassmen to ever set foot on the Quad.
The Central Pacific Railroad reached Reno in the spring of 1868. The town’s first railroad station was build the next year.
Crystal Peak, a solid quartz crystal summit just outside of Reno, sits aside the old Emigrant Trail above Dog Valley. Hikers, campers and geological enthusiasts alike can spend time in the great outdoors searching for the perfect quartz crystal. Crystal Peak, which holds an array of different colored quartz crystals, can be accessed from either Verdi or Bordertown.
Designed by Reno-based architect George Ferris and his son, the El Cortez Hotel was Reno’s tallest building when it was completed in 1931.
Trinity Episcopal Church in Reno sits alongside the Truckee River at the corner of Island Avenue and Rainbow Street.
These were the students enrolled in JOUR 451 and 651 for the fall, 2009 semester.
On the Mt. Rose highway, from Reno to Incline Village, the Lake Tahoe overlook provides a panoramic view of this alpine jewel.
Freshwater springs from deep under the lake, over the millennia, precipitate out minerals in the lake water to create tufa formations.
The Gift Shop at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks has a variety of merchandise, ranging from jewelry and clothing to candy and flowers.
Photographs by Students at the Reynolds School of Journalism
Virtual-reality environments created by students from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The classes working on these projects are JOUR 313 (Photojournalism), and JOUR 451-651 (Interactive Media).