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12 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes

Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for Nevada's future healthcare educators.


Related Topix: Nevada, Reno, NV, Las Vegas, NV, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Times

Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients - presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics.


Related Topix: Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Appeal

Marching band debuts one of largest ensembles on Saturday

From 120 members in 2012 to 180 in 2014, the University of Nevada, Reno has seen its marching band, the "Pride of the Sierra," grow in numbers, support and pride.


Related Topix: Nevada, Reno, NV, San Diego State University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology receives $3.5 million gift:...

The University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology has been renamed the Drs.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Akron, Arizona State University, Ohio, Wilberforce University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CrimProf Blog

Villalobos, Davis & Leo on Honest False Testimony Regarding Sexual Offenses

J. Guillermo Villalobos , Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo have posted Honest False Testimony in Allegations of Sexual Offences ) on SSRN.


Related Topix: University of San Francisco


Climate change puts endangered Devils Hole pupfish at risk of extinction

Scuba divers conduct fish research at Devils Hole, an isolated geothermal water-filled limestone cavern in the Nevada desert.


Related Topix: Reno, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Death Valley National Park, US National Parks

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Washington Examiner

Drone maker moving to Reno with 400 jobs by 2018

A manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles says it plans to move its new drone headquarters from Pasadena, California to Reno, and with it, hundreds of good-paying jobs Officials for Ashima Devices expect 400 new jobs to be added by 2018 with a reported average salary of $70,000.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

Scientific Blogging

Ring Of Fire Tectonic Plate Is Cooling - And Shrinking

The tectonic plate that dominates the Pacific "Ring of Fire" is not as rigid as most assume, and it's getting less fiery.


Related Topix: Rice University

Poynter Online

Career Beat: ABC News gets new VP for news programs

Mignon Fogarty is now the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Media Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Related Topix: Nightline, Entertainment, Television, Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Poynter Online

Grammar Girl: 'I had wanted to be a professor, but I had given up on that dream'

That or which? Lie or lay? And where does that pesky comma go? The woman - or girl - who's built a personal empire around guiding students and professionals through the thickets of grammar and usage recently added another job to a resume that includes writing books, public speaking and entrepreneurship - professor.


Related Topix: Journalism

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Regents' OK is 'huge step' toward UNLV getting a medical school

The fate of UNLV's proposed medical school will now rest in the hands of Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Legislature.


Related Topix: US Governors, Brian Sandoval, Nevada

In El Dorado County

Tahoe's tiny bottom-dwelling invertebrates are vanishing at rates of 80 to 99 percent

Fingernail-sized creatures such as stoneflies, worms and bottom shrimp population is crashing.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Deborah Voigt to Join Donato Cabrera and Las Vegas Philharmoic for Season Opener, 9/27

The orchestra's 16th season opens with Donato Cabrera's debut as Music Director of the Las Vegas Philharmonic at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 27th at 7:30PM with a concert featuring arias, overtures, and Broadway classics.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Arts, Opera, Manhattan School of Music, Symphony


Sparks middle school hosts college-style fair

Sparks middle school is playing host to a college fair-style gathering of community supporters.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

My Mother Lode

Nevadan seeks to overturn 1976 murder conviction

DNA technology that wasn't available four decades ago will be front and center in a Reno courtroom where a 64-year-old woman is trying to overturn her murder conviction after spending more than 30 years in prison.


Related Topix: Nevada

Tue Aug 19, 2014

She Knows

What your dreams say about your relationship

Susan Baragia, M.A. received a degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Nevada-Reno.


Las Vegas Review Journal

Great Basin National Park plans telescope

Three hundred miles from the glare of Las Vegas, Great Basin National Park is hard at work on plans to capitalize on its famously dark nights by playing host to a permanent research telescope.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Basin National Park, Las Vegas, NV

The Oregonian

Seismologists are tracking a swarm of earthquakes SE of Lakeview in Great Basin desert

Seismologists with the University of Nevada, Reno are tracking a swarm of earthquakes that are occurring about 40 miles southeast of Lakeview in remote Washoe County Nevada.


Related Topix: Washoe County, NV, Geology, Science

The Orlando Sentinel

Director at ARC always thinking, improving programs for developmentally disabled

Swain is the chief executive officer of the Arc Sunrise of Central Florida, a program for developmentally delayed people, where he worked for the last six years.


Related Topix: Florida, Medicaid, Health, Eastern Michigan University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Washoe grape growers want Nevada to OK wineries

Grape growers in Washoe County plan to lobby legislators next year to update a state law which prohibits them from making and selling wine.


Related Topix: Nevada, Wine, Drink, Washoe County, NV, Agriculture, Science, Reno, NV