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2014-01-13 12:30:43

Former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley will be introduced to students and faculty in her new role as CEO and Senior Provost of Touro University's Western Division VALLEJO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kicking off her first day on the job at Touro University California, CEO and Senior Provost Shelley Berkley will address students and faculty in Lander Hall A of the campus. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/SF44710) The former Nevada Congresswoman was...

2011-01-31 14:51:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed Roski, chairman and CEO of Majestic Realty Co., one of the largest real estate development companies in the United States and owner of Silverton Casino Lodge in Las Vegas, and Craig Cavileer, president of the Silverton WHO: Hotel & Casino Press conference to announce details regarding a proposal to create a 150-acre, master-planned development...

2009-11-20 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In his opening address at SCENTworld 2009, Harald H. Vogt, Founder of the Scent Marketing Institute in New York, announced that his organization has reached a close cooperation agreement with UNLV. The Institute will complement UNLV's academic resources with its commercial expertise and provide access to a global network of scent marketing professionals. According to Stuart H. Mann, Dean of UNLV's William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, "this is...

2009-09-22 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honorary Consul of Germany announced today a unique event in Las Vegas for the weekend of October 3 and 4. The event involves Art, History, Education and Politics. As Germans celebrate their National Holiday on October 3, the event coincides with the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall in Berlin. That remarkable event reunited East- and West Germany in 1989 and marked the beginning of a new era in history. It was the end of the cold...

2009-09-01 00:54:30

A state water authority manager suggests providing public funds for seeding clouds in Northern Nevada for drinking water in Las Vegas. Southern Nevada Water Authority General Manager Pat Mulroy suggested his agency provide funds to keep a Desert Research Institute cloud seeding program operating, The Las Vegas Sun reported Monday. Water authority staff members must determine whether it would be in southern Nevada's best interest to fund part of the cloud-seeding program, so the DRI could...

2009-08-26 12:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) today announced a $14 million donation from The Lincy Foundation. Pending approval from the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents at its September meeting, the gift will establish The Lincy Institute at UNLV. Additionally, the donation will enable an upcoming partnership with a major international research and policy group. (A detailed announcement of this partnership is scheduled for Sept. 8,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.