University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0060
Abstract Walter E. Clark was born in Ohio and served as the 5th president of the University of Nevada from 1918-1938. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Columbia, and was known for scholarly research in economics and business. Prior to becoming the president, he taught for 15 years at the City College of New York. Under Clark’s tenure, the growth of the University’s physical facilities continued, including the expansion of the football stadium, construction of $415,000 Mackay Science Hall, and the...
Identifier: AC 0559
Abstract The Wolf Pack's first mascot was an anthropomorphized wolf named Wolfie, who retired in 1999. His nephew, Alphie, took over the duties of cheering in 1999. In 2007, Alphie was joined by his younger brother, Wolfie Jr. In 2011, Wolfie Jr. was named the Capital One Mascot of the Year in the tenth annual challenge, winning $20,000 for the University's mascot program. Luna was introduced in 2013 as the sister to Wolfie Jr. and Alphie, following an ASUN naming contest. The collection consists of...