Donner Lake was named after the unfortunate Donner Party, which spent a long and tragic winter near the lake in 1846. A museum on the northeast shore has artifacts from the period.
This building was constructed in 1910 as the passenger depot for the Nevada-California-Oregon Railway, a narrow-gauge line connecting Reno with northern California and southern Oregon.
The three-stories-high structure is more than a play place, it’s a recreation of the Tahoe-Pyramid water system that kids can watch in action after making the climb to the top of the clouds.
Bryce Canyon National Park is a “forest of stones” carved not by a river but by millions of years of freezing and thawing.
These were the students enrolled in JOUR 451 and 651 for the fall, 2009 semester.
Ron Bommarito took over the Genoa Antique Shop in 1969. He focuses on all types of historic objects, but is mainly interested in collecting things that represent the history of the West.
El Cantina del Lobo offers Mexican-style lunch and dinner menus from the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union. Students and staff utilize their daily specials and enjoy the creative atmosphere. Often times, it is the place to go for viewing UNR football away games.
Freshwater springs from deep under the lake, over the millennia, precipitate out minerals in the lake water to create tufa formations.
The Mackay School of Mines building was dedicated in 1908, along with the Mackay statue by sculptor Gutzon Borglum who would later earn fame with his project at Mount Rushmore.
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).