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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...

2012-11-29 08:32:42

CLEVELAND, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Overseeing eight public colleges and universities and enrolling more than 100,000 students per year, the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) turned to OnBase Online to streamline processes across the state without the burden of maintaining additional infrastructure. OnBase Online, Hyland Software's cloud-deployed enterprise content management (ECM) solution, provides the NSHE with a reliable and scalable solution capable of integrating with...

2012-10-08 19:20:13

Transit and high-speed rail are the focus. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) will present three studies supported by the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) at the 20(th) Annual Fall Transportation Conference in Las Vegas from October 10-11. With his study, Hualiang (Harry) Teng, Ph.D., will present a research project, High Speed Rail Station Multimodal Connectivity in France, and will relate the information...

2012-06-22 06:25:19

LAS VEGAS and RENO, Nev., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In graduation ceremonies on June 13th and 15th, Nevada Virtual Academy (NVVA), a statewide, online public charter school serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade, honored the 2012 graduates. This was their first graduating class with high school students who have attended the online school for all four years. NVVA offers the award winning K12 curriculum individualized to each student's specific academic needs taught by...

2011-09-09 08:20:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law are hosting a day-long seminar on intellectual property assets, licensing and pooling for law professionals and law students at the UNLV Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. This cutting-edge seminar will focus on the commercialization of intellectual property and include sessions devoted to pooling and licensing of patent assets, as...

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,...