First Responder Tool Wins International Award
The Critical Infrastructure Protection System (CIPS), a tool that uses geographic information system technology to better prepare first responders by providing infrastructure information of building, has been awarded a Special Achievement Award from the ESRI International User Conference. The tool was developed by Urban Environmental Research in conjunction with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Center for Molecular Medicine Unveiled at the UNR Campus
The University of Nevada, Reno, in conjunction with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease have completed the Center for Molecular Medicine. The facility represents the first new research building constructed at the medical sdcdchool in almost 30 years.
Southern Nevada Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant for YouthBuild
The United States Department of Labor has provided the Southern Nevada Workforce Investment Board with $400,000 to use in its YouthBuild program, which assists out-of-school youth in obtaining diplomas or GED’s and provides them with occupational skills training. This is the second year the program has received this funding.