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Navigating a Career as a Medicolegal Death Investigator: Answering the Hard Questions

Rudy lives his own version of CSI Nevada on a regular basis, serving as a Medicolegal Death Investigator/Technician Supervisor for the Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

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Jason Geddes: Saving the Environment One Day at a Time

When Jason Geddes was a child, he dreamed of one day becoming the governor of the State of Nevada. Or an astronaut. While he’s not governing from Carson City or looking down on us from space, he has made a tremendous difference for our state. And the environment.

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jobs in conservation Using math, science and technology to protect Nevada’s rangelands

Monitoring includes clipping and weighing vegetation to calculate the plant growth of an area. The Rangeland Health program is designed to help ranchers make decisions related to their land that promote economically viable and sustainable practices.

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jobs in agriculture STEM and the future of food and agriculture

Nearly 58,000 high-skill agriculture-related jobs are expected to open up between 2015 and 2020 according to the United Stated Department of Agriculture, and a projected 27 percent of those jobs will be in STEM.

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how to watch solar eclipse How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse in Nevada

As we approach the date of the first total solar eclipse to pass over the U.S. from coast-to-coast in 99 years on Aug. 21, here’s the most important piece of advice you’ll receive: Whatever you do, don’t look directly at the light!

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lake tahoe clarity STEM Scientists Keep Tahoe Blue — and Mead Drinkable

The fight to preserve water quality and clarity is one undertaken by STEM scientists. Here are some facts about two of Nevada’s biggest sources of recreational and drinking water: Lake Tahoe and Lake Mead.

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sandoval interviews elon musk Governor Sandoval Interviews Elon Musk

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval recently interviewed Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk about his contributions to Nevada — and beyond.

 

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top jobs without a degree HVACR Jobs Are Hot! (And Cold.)

While there are many trending STEM jobs out there right now, we thought we’d take the temperature (see what we did there?) of the HVACR industry — the industry acronym for “Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.”

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scholarships for cyber jobs $650,000 in scholarships available for Nevada’s students

CyberStart is an online education program allowing high school students to become “cyber protection agents.”

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Safe home experiments Just in Time for July 4th, Learn How to Blow Stuff Up — Safely and Legally

Fireworks are awesome, but since possession and use of fireworks is illegal in most of Nevada, we’ve scoured the web (and crowdsourced our friends) to come up with some fun ways to blow stuff up at home.

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