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Nevada Water Innovation Institute gains national recognition

Since its inception in 2016 as the Nevada Water Innovation Campus, the consortium of public and private entities has been busy with research, education, global partnerships and outreach programs. Now known as the Nevada Water Innovation Institute, the group has completed significant amounts of research to address water quality and quantity issues in the Truckee… Keep Reading

Local college students helping kids affected by cancer

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Having a loved one diagnosed with cancer is never easy and it's a lot tougher when that loved one is a parent. Camp Kesem is a national organization supporting kids whose lives have been impacted by a parent's diagnosis. Students from the University of Nevada, Reno are working to create a local chapter… Keep Reading

Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates launches new high school programs

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (J4NG), a statewide high school dropout intervention and work readiness program, has announced the launch of three new programs in northern Nevada. The new programs will serve Incline High School, Elko High School, and Pershing County High School. Continue Reading on Keep Reading

Graduate students help 4-H youth discover the excitement of science

University of Nevada, Reno molecular bioscience graduate students have been working with the Nevada 4-H Camp to stimulate interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with presentations and interactive experiments. By teaching 4-H campers from across the state about science topics through hands-on experiments, such as about genetics by extracting and testing their own DNA, students in… Keep Reading

DMV: Wait times are down

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It’s something many residents like to hear, the DMV is reporting that wait times are going down. The agency says between October and December of last year, the average wait statewide was just about 40 minutes. Continue Reading on Keep Reading

WNC student accepted to US Military Academy in West Point

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)– Western Nevada College student Alana Pankopf of Reno has been accepted to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. Pankopf is is senior at Nevada State High School in Reno and is taking part in Western Nevada College’s Jump Start program. “It is an unbelievable honor and privilege to have been accepted… Keep Reading

Reno-Tahoe International hits 4.45 million passenger mark in 2019

RENO — For the first time since 2008, Reno-Tahoe International Airport served almost 4.5 million passengers, up 5.7 percent over 2018, and the fifth consecutive increase in year-over-year passenger growth. The record growth at RNO can be attributed to the community’s “team” approach to air service. The Regional Air Service Corporation, Reno Sparks Convention and… Keep Reading

Great Basin Hall has received LEED Gold Certification

Great Basin Hall, which opened at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2018, has achieved LEED Gold Certification. LEED, considered the “gold standard” in the construction industry, refers to buildings that have been designed, built and maintained using green building and energy efficiency best practices. While the newest, on-campus residence hall was completed and opened… Keep Reading

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