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North Las Vegas Police Officer Is In Pursuit Of A Master’s Degree

Michael Graves is a police officer for the North Las Vegas Police Department, working patrol while finishing his final project to complete his master’s degree in justice management.

01/05/2015

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Las Vegas VP Uses Psychology Degree To Advance Career

Michelle St. Angelo has achieved success in her field of public relations – and credits her degree in psychology as one of the factors in her achievements.

01/05/2015

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2015 International CES Brings Jobs & Start-Ups To Las Vegas

Conventions such as 2015 International CES require more than manual labor to be successful. There are a range of jobs available and with the right attitude – some can turn into permanent positions.

01/05/2015

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Study: Skilled Worker Shortage Hurts Nevada

Think tank report recommends stepping up advanced training in science, technology, engineering and math so the state can diversify its economy.

11/12/2014

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll Lanes

The idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner’s account.

10/27/2014

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Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The Weather

Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.

10/20/2014

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Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of Achievement

Four girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.

10/20/2014

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‘First In The World’ Grant Program Challenges Colleges To Increase Access And Affordability

The State University of New York Oswego will partner with two area community colleges to help two-year graduates transition into bachelor’s degree programs.

10/20/2014

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After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM Education

After school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

10/20/2014

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