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Dementia friendly dance class improving lives

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – From the cha cha to the waltz, dance is a part of human nature. At Ballroom of Reno, they are proving just how beneficial it can be. “We joke everyone’s born with rhythm,” said Desiree Reid, a ballroom instructor. “As long as you’re born with a heart beat and have two feet,… Keep Reading

Teaching the importance of MLK and Inclusion

While Monday, Jan. 20 was a day off for many University of Nevada, Reno students, for about 50 of them, it was “a day on.” Students spent the day teaching children ages 5 to 17 about the significant impact Martin Luther King Jr. made on society. Through stories, activities and reflection, University students aimed to… 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

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