Reid statement on Dr. Marc Johnson

HARRY REID NEWS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C.- Sen. Harry Reid issued the following statement on Dr. Marc Johnson being appointed as the president of the University of Nevada, Reno: “I am pleased that Dr. Marc Johnson has been named president of University of Nevada, Reno. Dr. Johnson is an outstanding and committed educator, and he has […]

OPINION: Protecting bad teachers job No. 1 for NSEA

SUBMITTED BY NPRI By Victor Joecks Last month, the Nevada State Education Association voted to not endorse Democratic challenger John Oceguera in his race for Nevada’s 3rd congressional seat against Republican Rep. Joe Heck. Since endorsing Democrats is usually a formality for the NSEA, the news was surprising. Why didn’t Oceguera receive the endorsement of the hyper-partisan […]

Nevada one of 7 states awarded 2012 GEAR UP grant

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval and State Superintendent of Public Instruction James W. Guthrie were informed this week that Nevada will receive $3,000,000 per year from the U.S. Department of Education for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP). The competitive grant was awarded for a […]

Discovery Nevada Commences Operations

Applied Analysis and Discovery Research Group Form New Venture to Raise the Bar on Market Research Services in Nevada  Nevada’s leading market research and economic analysis firm Applied Analysis announced today it has entered into a formal operating agreement with Discovery Research Group to form Discovery Nevada. The new entity will provide a broad array […]

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra Announces 2011-12 Funded Partners, First Under New Strategic Allocation Process

For the first time after undertaking a more strategic process of funding organizations and partnerships, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra  (UWNNS) has announced its funded partners for fiscal year 2012-13. The new funding process was put in place to ensure that the funding UWNNS provides can truly make a measurable impact on […]

Thirteen friends join Scott’s Ride for Miracles to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network at the Medical Center

Thirteen friends will join Columbus businessman Scott Ressmeyer this year for the fourth annual “Scott’s Ride for Miracles” to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at The Medical Center.  The Miracle Riders will be rolling into Reno, Nevada on Thursday May 10th and extend their gratitude to the John Ascuaga’s Nugget Hotel and Casino for their support. […]

Grand Sierra Resort Mixologist to compete in the Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Ilona Martinez Qualifies for National Cocktail Competition in New York City  Ilona Martinez, lead mixoligist at Cantina in the Grand Sierra Resort, is headed to compete to the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, a cocktail party and nation-wide cocktail competition held in New York City, May 11-15. Martinez won the ticket to compete and represent the GSR […]

Leading experts on congenital muscular dystrophy convene at University

University of Nevada School of Medicine research discovery and singular focus of April conference signal new hope for patients with rare diseases The nation’s leading scientists and clinicians exploring treatment breakthroughs for congenital muscular dystrophy will convene April 22-24 on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, where research by Dean Burkin has led […]

Reno and Sparks Justice Courts Go Live with New Case Management System

With the introduction of a new case management system, the Reno and Sparks Justice Courts can now offer a variety of online services for the convenience of Washoe County residents With the introduction of a new case management system, the Reno and Sparks Justice Courts can now offer a variety of online services for the […]

Nevada “N” made of recycled water bottles in Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center celebrates Earth Day by displaying a 7-foot-tall, 8-foot-wide Earth Day Nevada “N” made with 1,580 recycled water bottles and lit with energy-efficient LED blue lights. Photo courtesy of Nick Crowl, University of Nevada, Reno.

University of Nevada, Reno celebrates Earth Week The soaring atrium of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, which housed a 9.5-foot tree made entirely of old books during the holiday season, is now the site of another display using recycled goods. In celebration of Earth Day, Knowledge Center employees have erected […]

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