Digital media continue to reshape the journalism and media landscape, according to Al Stavitsky, Dean of the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. Stavitsky visited with David Stipech during the Reynolds School Media Watch segment on KUNR's Beyond the Headlines (12-5-14).
A partnership between Renown Regional Medical Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine has been given the final green light from the state board of regents. Reno Public Radio's Michelle Bliss reports that the project is expected to increase the number of medical residencies in Northern Nevada by fifty percent in coming years.
Next year, Mackay Stadium on the University of Nevada, Reno campus will undergo renovations costing more than $11 million. Reno Public Radio's Esther Ciammachilli reports the Nevada Board of Regents approved the plan Friday.
Construction is expected to get underway a year from now so the upgrades can be done before the 2016 season. Doug Knuth, UNR's director of athletics, says that, right now, the stadium poses some real safety concerns that need to be addressed.
In this health watch segment from Beyond the Headlines, Dr. Megan Swank, assistant professor of audiology, in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at the University of Nevada, School of Medicine, discusses diagnosis, treatment and services available for those with hearing difficulties with Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine.
Dr. Megan Swank practices at the Claude I. Howard Speech Pathology and Audiology Clinic, located on the University of Nevada Reno campus.
In this installment of Reno Eats, we stop by the Isles Teashop on Center Street in Reno to speak with Tom McCormick, the Isles quirky general manager, to experience a little taste of Ireland and the United Kingdom right here in the Biggest Little City.
A Nevada audit recently revealed that the department of education takes too much time to revoke the licenses of teachers who’ve been arrested for a variety of offenses, including sex crimes. The average wait time is more than a year.
The audit examined 13 cases last year in which a person holding a Nevada education license was arrested for a crime, after which the state took up to 1,200 days to revoke their license.
Members of the Reno City Council have unanimously selected Democratic Assemblyman David Bobzien as their newest member, filling the at-large seat left vacant when Hillary Schieve was elected mayor last month.
They made the decision Wednesday night after spending several hours interviewing their top six candidates. The original pool of applicants topped seventy people.
Bobzien has represented Assembly District 24 since 2006. That district covers downtown Reno, along with several other sections of the city.
A recent study found that Nevada needs more skilled workers to fill high-tech jobs for companies like Tesla moving into the region. The labor shortage requires more career-focused education, but there are challenges to overcome, like teacher shortages.
In a report released Tuesday, Reno Police say that the gunman who opened fire in a medical office on the Renown Regional Medical Center campus last year was suffering from depression at the time of the attack. Reno Public Radio's Michelle Bliss reports.
The document, which totals more than a thousand pages, provides details on gunman Alan Frazier's mental state leading up to the shooting. During that time period Frazier alleged that a doctor for Urology Nevada had given him a botched vasectomy.
Nevada lawmakers and the public are learning more about the cost of the death penalty. Reno Public Radio’s Will Stone reports the findings of an internal state audit were presented to a legislative committee.
Half a million dollars. That’s about how much more a death penalty case costs the state than one without capital punishment. Or, that’s our best estimate, as state auditor Dan Crossman explains: