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October 12, 2014
The price of One Nevada: Higher education edition - Las Vegas Sun

The price of One Nevada: Higher education edition
Las Vegas Sun
That includes $56 million in appropriations to the state administrative agency overseeing higher education, the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). Among these appropriations, UNLV is allocated less than half of the funding UNR receives.

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October 30, 2014
University marks 140 years at its birthplace — Elko - Reno Public Radio

Reno Public Radio

University marks 140 years at its birthplace — Elko
Reno Public Radio
President Johnson is joined for this broadcast by Kevin Melcher of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents, who helped organize the Elko community celebration. The dedication event was designated by the NV150 Commission as one of ...

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October 8, 2014
Study: Despite new funding formula, Northern Nevada schools still come out on top - Las Vegas Sun

Study: Despite new funding formula, Northern Nevada schools still come out on top
Las Vegas Sun
Last year, the Legislature approved a new formula to divvy up funding among each of the seven schools in the Nevada System of Higher Education. The new model was designed to balance the funding to schools in the north and south using a weighted ...
Study: Nevada higher-ed funding disparity impacts UNLVLas Vegas Review-Journal

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October 31, 2014
At fast-growing Brookings, donors may have an impact on research agenda - Washington Post

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At fast-growing Brookings, donors may have an impact on research agenda
Washington Post
Brookings officials said they have created a strong internal system to maintain independence. And outside ... Brookings's only U.S. office outside Washington is at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and is supported in part by two major local ...
Donors to have an impact on the research at Brookings InstitutionUSA NEWS

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October 23, 2014
University bell project unveiled in Nevada 150 event - Elko Daily Free Press

Elko Daily Free Press

University bell project unveiled in Nevada 150 event
Elko Daily Free Press
The location of the university is where the old Elko High School gym sits now. "There's a lot of people in Elko who don't even know there was a university here," said Kevin Melcher, Nevada System of Higher Education regent and Elko Rotary Club member.

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October 30, 2014
Changes would be profound in GOP State Senate - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Changes would be profound in GOP State Senate
Reno Gazette Journal
He sees that Republicans are turning out to the polls at a much higher rate than Democrats in Nevada. ... Some legislation that was not seriously considered by a Democratic majority – like construction defects, private-school vouchers, ending ...

October 31, 2014
Betty Arenson: Dispelling the parables - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Betty Arenson: Dispelling the parables
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
... (4/10/14): they “remain a high-profile Democratic obsession” with Harry Reid, D-Nevada, a multi-millionaire leading the charge against them as “un-American ... shadowy billionaires” who “pour unlimited money into our democracy to rig the system to ...

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October 30, 2014
Political News, Now. - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)

Political News, Now.
New York Times (blog)
Committee officials say they have placed $360,000 in ads on Las Vegas television on behalf of Representative Steven Horsford, a freshman from Nevada, after Crossroads, a Republican “super PAC,” made a buy of more than $900,000 in an effort to oust him ...

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October 24, 2014
Zink named among top techie educators - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Zink named among top techie educators
Reno Gazette Journal
The Center for Digital Education has named Steven Zink, the Nevada System of Higher Education's vice chancellor for information technology, one of the nation's top 30 education technology leaders. "Steve's long career in Nevada is a remarkable ...

October 31, 2014
Guns, weed and abortion: The issues up for a vote in 2014 - Mashable

Mashable

Guns, weed and abortion: The issues up for a vote in 2014
Mashable
Various school-funding measures have made their way to ballots in Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and New York. A measure in Hawaii would divert some public money into private programs devoted to early childhood education, and voters in Nevada will ...

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