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Research Investment Continues at UNLV and UNR

Nevada’s two public universities maintain prestigious Carnegie R1 Classification RENO, Nevada – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) continue to maximize the positive economic and cultural impacts as two of the top research universities in the nation. Both institutions received the prestigious “R1” classification in 2018 and…
DRI researcher Gabrielle Boisrame, Ph.D., inspects a floating evaporation pan at The Nature Conservancy’s 7J Ranch on September 18, 2019. Credit: Ali Swallow/DRI.

DRI Launches Two New Projects to Study Hydrology at The Nature Conservancy’s 7J Ranch

LAS VEGAS —The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is pleased to announce the launch of two new research projects to study hydrology at The Nature Conservancy in Nevada’s 7J Ranch property near Beatty, Nevada. Work will begin in September on two complementary projects, funded by the Sulo and Aileen Maki Endowment, which will install meteorological stations…
Boardroom at SA South

NSHE Chancellor search now underway

The Nevada Board of Regents is now seeking nominations and applications for the next chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.  Recruitment advertisements and a Leadership Profile were released today. The Board is being assisted by AGB Search. “We are looking for a strong and experienced higher education leader through this national search process.” “We…
Boardroom at SA South

Allison Stephens elected vice chair of Nevada Board of Regents

Nevada System of Higher Education Vice Chair Allison Stephens The Nevada Board of Regents today elected Allison Stephens to serve as vice chair of the 13-member higher education governing body. Stephens’ term is effective today through June 2017. Elections for the 2017-2018 chair (currently held by Rick Trachok) and vice chair are scheduled to take…
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Nevada Board of Regents re-elect Chair Trachok and Vice-Chair Wixom

The Nevada Board of Regents today re-elected Rick Trachok as chairman and Michael Wixom as vice chairman of the 13-member higher education governing body. Regents Trachok and Wixom will begin their second one-year terms starting July 1. Chairman Rick Trachok Chairman Trachok was appointed by Gov. Brian Sandoval to serve on the Board of Regents…
Students line up for CSN graduation ceremony

Nevada High School Students Graduate With Diplomas… and Degrees

As Nevada high school students walk across the stage in the next few weeks to receive their diplomas, 110 of them will have already earned an associate degree or certificate from one of the state’s four community colleges. These successful graduates participated in one of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s dual enrollment programs that…
Chancellor John V. White

Regents Name John V. White Acting NSHE Chancellor

The Board of Regents today unanimously approved the appointment of John V. White as the acting chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, effective June 3. The appointment follows the retirement of Daniel J. Klaich who served as NSHE’s chancellor since June 2009. “John White has the intellect, administrative experience and temperament to serve…

2016 Regents’ Awards Recipients Named

The Nevada Board of Regents today named recipients of the 2016 Regents’ awards for NSHE faculty and staff. Regents’ Creative Activities Awards The Board of Regents established the Regents’ Award for Creative Activities in 1993. This award recognizes significant accomplishments which bring recognition, as well as national and international stature, to the Nevada System of…
J Kyle Dalpe

J. Kyle Dalpe Named Acting President of TMCC

The Board of Regents today approved the appointment of J. Kyle Dalpe, Ph.D. as the acting president of Truckee Meadows Community College, effective January 2016. “After meeting with many campus stakeholders in September to hear their input on the search process and potential candidates for the acting presidency, it became clear that the best person…

Latest News @ NSHE

Here are some of the latest events and great things happening at our institutions: Arts Nevada State College, along with Clark County Poet Laureate Bruce Isaacson, last week co-sponsored a poetry reading by the National Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. The author of 28 books of poetry, novels for young adults and collections for children,…
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