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11 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

Undergraduates showcase research at symposium

Biochemistry and molecular biology student Katie Speirs researches enzymes from breast cancer cells in the University of Nevada, Reno's pharmacology lab.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, University of Nevada-Reno, Medicine, Pharmacology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

RecruitingBlogs.com

Steven Guine commented on Ashley Rowe's blog post 'How Do...

It was recently highlighted by Fox News that two-fifths of the workforce at the Hoover Dam will be retiring in the next 5 years.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

LiveScience

Wild Chimps Prefer a Firm Bed

Chimpanzees are quite choosy when it comes to their sleeping arrangements, and new research suggests the apes prefer a firm bed made from stiff, resilient wood.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Thu Apr 17, 2014

World Magazine

Life [and death] at South by Southwest

Tragedy at fast-growing festival provokes public soul-searching and questions for other American mega-festivals.

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Related Topix: SXSW, Inc, University of Minnesota

The Spectrum

Concert to benefit arts scholarship

A chamber music concert benefiting the Tuacahn Summer Arts Institute Scholarship Fund has been scheduled for 3 p.m. May 4. This year's Tuacahn Summer Arts Institute will run June 16-28 on the Tuacahn High School campus.

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RecruitingBlogs.com

How Do You Replace a Retiring Hydroengineer Workforce with a Specialized Skill Set?

It was recently highlighted by Fox News that two-fifths of the workforce at the Hoover Dam will be retiring in the next 5 years.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wired

The Surprising Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers

Hadza women cook tubers they've foraged throughout the day. Compared to the men, who spend their day hunting game, the women have more gut bacteria for breaking down fibrous veggies.

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Related Topix: Duke University, Las Vegas, NV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose State names provost and vice-president for academic affairs

Following exhaustive consideration of more than 70 candidates nationwide, San Jose State University has reached inside its own management team to name Andrew Hale Feinstein as the No.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University, 9, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Cal State Poly Pomona

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Balloon Juice

The Attempted Self-Martyrdom of A Welfare Rancher

The continued popularity of this tweet among both liberals and wing nuts/gun nuts continues to impress me.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Bunkerville, NV, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Liberal Political News

CBS Local

One Woman Is Honored And Humbled To Help Families In Need In Las Vegas

With a varied career including radio announcer and singer, Layne Russie switched fields and for the past five-years has worked as a family services specialist for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program managed through State of Nevada, Department of Welfare .

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, University of New England

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Miami Herald

Nevada GOP heads into convention torn at core

Nevada Republicans gathering for their party convention this weekend in Las Vegas are seeking to show unity to boost voter registration, raise money and elect more GOP candidates, goals that have proved elusive in recent years for a state party that has become known for its volatility.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Las Vegas-based school teach students worldwide the art of hospitality

The International School of Hospitality is attracting future hospitality leaders from around the world with a unique approach that lets students learn from experts working at major Strip hotels.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel, Dominican Republic, World News,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Educating Nevada's Workforce: Higher Education in Nevada

Education and economy go together. It's almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy.

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

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

UNLV works with CCSD to fight allergies

This is thanks to a new partnership between the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the Clark County School District.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Pollen program returns to help measure the misery

UNLV graduate student Hongbin Jin looks through slides to identify and note down various kinds of pollen and molds in a lab in the White Life Sciences building on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Education Etc.

Reno Gazette-Journal

Tony Clark: Reprocessing facility would be win-win for Yucca Mountain

I believe that is it now time for Nevadans and Nevada's political leaders to re-evaluate their opposition to the federal development of Yucca Mountain as the nation's nuclear spent fuel repository.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government, Nuclear Energy, Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Gordon Silver Attorney Colleen McCarty Appointed to Victims Of Crime Subcommittee

Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce that Colleen E. McCarty, an associate in the firm's Las Vegas office, has been appointed to the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice's Victims of Crime Sub-committee.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Las Vegas, NV

KMVT Twin Falls

Nevada University To Offer Minor In Drone Engineering

The University of Nevada-Las Vegas is planning to offer a minor in drones to all engineering students this fall.

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The Press-Enterprise

San Jacinto: Author emphasizes grit in children's book

Ryan Loyd, left was the inspiration for his brother B.J. Loyd's first children's book, "The Wishing Well."

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Related Topix: San Jacinto, CA, Pop/Rock, The Wishing Well, Nuevo, CA, Anaheim, CA

Tue Mar 25, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Deroy Murdock: Just look at what those evil Koch brothers do with their money

Do monsters get any meaner than Godzilla and King Kong? You bet! Charles and David Koch are ginormous and superbad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Kansas, University of Wisconsin Madison, Lawrence University, Kansas State University, Opinion

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