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

Nevada State College president touts growth
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada's fastest growing public higher education institution, Nevada State College, may be growing too fast and have to cap enrollment in the future, said president Bart Patterson following his annual state of the college address Monday. The 12-year ...

September 18, 2014
New Santa Ana wind index to help public gauge fire threat - Press-Enterprise

New Santa Ana wind index to help public gauge fire threat
Press-Enterprise
... for the Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index, which it developed with meteorologists at San Diego Gas & Electric, UCLA researchers and the Desert Research Institute, which is the environmental research arm of the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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September 17, 2014
Senate recap for 9/10/14 - UNR The Nevada Sagebrush (subscription) (blog)

Senate recap for 9/10/14
UNR The Nevada Sagebrush (subscription) (blog)
Gerald Marczynski, associate vice president for student life services, made an appearance at the meeting to clarify the new Nevada System of Higher Education policy on medical marijuana in university dorms. The policy states that any student with a ...

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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 17, 2014
UNLV celebrates state-of-the-art, world-class supercomputer - Las Vegas Review-Journal

UNLV celebrates state-of-the-art, world-class supercomputer
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Joe Lombardo, executive director of UNLV's national supercomputing center, said Cherry Creek will be the fastest and most powerful computer at a higher education institution in Nevada. Cherry Creek, which is on its way to Nevada from an Intel plant in ...

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September 15, 2014
Philanthropy briefs: Sept. 15, 2014 - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Philanthropy briefs: Sept. 15, 2014
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Nevada System of Higher Education received a $500,000 grant through the Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium for the creation of a new program that will establish a community of practice at four Nevada community college campuses (locally the ...

September 17, 2014
A&M think tank aims to solve state issues - Houston Chronicle

A&M think tank aims to solve state issues
Houston Chronicle
"The institute will track the activities of researchers and thinkers across the A&M System and try to pull them together to tackle some of the state's mounting problems — challenges that require the sort of long-range planning that (Billy) Hamilton ...

September 18, 2014
Re “Ticked off” (Feature story, Sept. 4): - Reno News & Review

Re “Ticked off” (Feature story, Sept. 4):
Reno News & Review
They are so compliant that a teacher not once but twice walked out of an IEP [individualized education program] meeting and bullies my son on a continual basis as well as not following his IEP. Want to know what the result has been for this teacher?

September 17, 2014
US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue - Claremore Daily Progress

Philly.com

US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue
Claremore Daily Progress
Stagnant pay for most people has compounded the pressure on states to preserve funding for education, highways and social programs such as Medicaid. Their investments in education and infrastructure have also fueled economic growth. Yet they're at risk ...
Income inequality complicates Georgia consumption taxStatesboro Herald

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