In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 35 minutes longer than on the December Solstice. That’s five-and-a-half more hours of productive fun in the sun today!

You know what that means, right? Today is the PERFECT day to study a few fun science-y topics.

To Do Father's Day

Here are a few ideas curated from around the web that will inspire kids to spend some much-appreciated time with Dear Dad.


Yes, our students need downtime in the summer, but it’s also a great time to encourage them to enjoy activities related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Start your search here.

Off-Ramp sign that reads, "Success"

Technology has changed our world for the better in many ways, and creation of new and possibly better paths to career success is just one of them.

Young adult studying with laptop in front of blackboard

The Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM Council) and the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) today announced the official designation of eight schools as Nevada Governor Designated STEM Schools.

Three kids learning about helicopters, image courtesy of Pathways to Aviation

When you talk about careers involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), a four-year degree would seem necessary. However, while a traditional degree is required for many STEM jobs, it’s certainly not required for all. And many of these non-degree jobs provide a very nice salary and an interesting life.


It seems like a good day to ask the fairly basic (but also oft wondered) question: What do engineers actually do?


There is only one accredited college in the nation offering an academic program in slot technology and it’s right here in Nevada.


Nevada, our home, is a place for innovators and free thinkers. You can change the world by joining the ranks of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson who put astronauts into space and onto the moon.

Nevada Girls

An all girls robotics team at Reed High School in Sparks is bucking the trend, showing that girls can win big in STEM.