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September 30, 2014
Nevada community colleges get grants for job training - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Nevada community colleges get grants for job training
Reno Gazette Journal
This grant will enable our community colleges to enhance their workforce training programs and to better meet the needs of Nevada's students and the communities we serve," said Dan Klaich, chancellor of Nevada's System of Higher Education. He said ...
$10 Million Grant Will Support Career Training ProgramsKTVN

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September 29, 2014
UNLV begins accreditation process for medical school - MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV

CBS Local

UNLV begins accreditation process for medical school
MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents recently approved the inclusion of $26.7 million in startup funds for the school in its biennial state budget request for the 2015 Nevada Legislative Session. Concurrently, Atkinson and university ...
UNLV aiming to begin medical school in 2017Bellingham Herald
UNLV takes step toward accredited medical schoolLas Vegas Review-Journal
Panel explores impact of proposed UNLV medical schoolLas Vegas Sun

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September 4, 2014
Nevada regents vote to continue campus pot ban - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada regents vote to continue campus pot ban
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Regent Allison Stephens said if the Nevada System of Higher Education was to allow participation in medical marijuana, it would put at risk federal funding that is critical for the students and institutions. “This has nothing to do with whether we ...

September 2, 2014
Skyward forward: Nevada colleges receive $500000 space and science ... - Carson Now

Skyward forward: Nevada colleges receive $500000 space and science ...
Carson Now
The Nevada System of Higher Education was awarded funding of $500,000 through the Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium for the creation of a new program that will change how Nevada's community college students learn, all the while planting the seed ...

September 29, 2014
UNLV Moves Forward On Med School - CBS Local

CBS Local

UNLV Moves Forward On Med School
CBS Local
Kevin Page, chair of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents says “Close to 80 percent of students who complete medical school and graduate medical education in the same state will stay to live and practice in that state, and we have ...

September 29, 2014
Arizona start-up unveils higher-education platform - azcentral.com

Arizona start-up unveils higher-education platform
azcentral.com
Andrew Chaifetz and Alex Slaughter look to be the next tech leaders for higher-education platform systems. ... "Under John's direction, Cox will continue to lead Arizona and Nevada as a significant employer, community contributor and technology enabler.".

September 29, 2014
UNLV's next big recruit could be pot researcher - Las Vegas Review-Journal

UNLV's next big recruit could be pot researcher
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The regents reaffirmed Sept. 4 the Nevada System of Higher Education's ban on pot use on campus to include medical marijuana. Marijuana is listed as a Schedule 1 drug with no medical benefit, similar to heroin and Ecstasy, making it a federal crime to ...

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September 16, 2014
Nevada State College president touts growth - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada State College president touts growth
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada System of Higher Education board of regents chairman Kevin Page attended the speech with chancellor Daniel Klaich. Afterwards, Page called NSC “one of the jewels of the system” for offering opportunities to low-income first-generation college ...

September 5, 2014
Nevada regents ban marijuana use on campus - Reno Gazette Journal

Nevada regents ban marijuana use on campus
Reno Gazette Journal
If the Nevada System of Higher Education allows faculty, staff, students or even visitors to use medical marijuana on its campuses it could lose about $500 million a year that it receives in Title IV funding federal funds, Brooke Nielsen, the board's ...

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September 28, 2014
Elon Musk Scores Again - Wall Street Journal

Elon Musk Scores Again
Wall Street Journal
Fresh from his $1.3 billion subsidy score in Nevada, billionaire Elon Musk hit it big again last week. New York ... SolarCity also notes that "successfully achieving volume manufacturing of solar cells at our projected yield, efficiency and quality ...