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Unpacking the stories of people from the University of Nevada, Reno community – their journey, their passions, their impacts. | A podcast from Nevada Today.

Host: David Stipech
Marketing Communications, University of Nevada, Reno

UNPACKED: Backstories from the University of Nevada, Reno Marketing Communications

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Unpacking the stories of people from the University of Nevada, Reno community – their journey, their passions, their impacts. | A podcast from Nevada Today.

Host: David Stipech
Marketing Communications, University of Nevada, Reno

    Matt Means: From Young Violinist to Honors College Dean

    Matt Means: From Young Violinist to Honors College Dean

    Few professional musicians occupy roles as college administrators. Recently the University of Nevada, Reno's Honors Program was elevated into a full Honors College. The dean of the new college is Matt Means, a veteran administrator who, as a violinist, has performed around the world and taught music at the college level. This inspiring episode shares Matt Means' truly humble beginnings, his love for the violin since childhood and the journey that brought him to the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019. It highlights the role of the Honors College in helping students aspire to achieve their full potential and discover their own path.


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    Steve Maples: Wisdom and Hope for the Resilient “Homeland” Generation

    Steve Maples: Wisdom and Hope for the Resilient “Homeland” Generation

    Today's Guest: University of Nevada, Reno's Director of Admissions Steve Maples.
    A fascinating visit about the college experience, his own daughter as an incoming freshman, and -- after three decades on the job -- what's behind his unwavering optimism for this generation of students in these uncertain times?

    Host: David Stipech

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    • 30 min

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