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Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education Approves Tenure


University Board of Regents tenured UNR Professors Arun Uapdhyay and Subhash Verma.

Dr. Arun Upadhyay teaches finance courses in the College of Business at University of Nevada Reno. His primary teaching area is corporate finance. Before moving to academic world, Dr. Upadhyay worked for several years with a commercial bank in the area of credit analysis and international banking. He received Ph.D. in finance from Temple University. Prior to moving to University of Reno, he worked at University of Alaska Anchorage where he was awarded College of Business and Public Policy Best Teacher award. Dr. Upadhyay also served on the Investment Advisory Commission of Municipality of Anchorage.

Dr. Upadhyay’s research focuses on corporate governance issues. He studies corporate leadership structure and executive compensation. He has published articles on board structure in high quality finance journals such as Financial Management, Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. His work has been presented at various national and international conferences.


Dr. Subhash C. Verma is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the UNR School of Medicine.  Dr. Verma earned Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University, India and completed post-doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Verma’s research interests include Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus also referred; Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) is the causative agent of Kaposi sarcoma as well as lymphomas (a cancer of lymphocyte) called Primary Effusion Lymphomas (PELs) and Multicentric Castleman’s Disease (MCDs) in immuno-deficient patients.


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