Transformative testing and life-changing diagnostics that have revolutionized the way science and medicine view the role genes play in human disease. Software that routes increasing web traffic more efficiently with less interruption for end users. New microscope technology with applications in everything from defense technology to eyewear. These companies, so different in vision, expertise, scale and industry, have one significant commonality: they were formed and developed from research conducted at Tier 1 research universities.
Las Vegas- The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce announces it joined the board of the United States Travel Association (USTA), the premier national organization representing the travel industry in the United States. The Las Vegas Metro Chamber is the first metropolitan chamber of commerce in the country to join the USTA.
Clark County is negotiating new contracts with the Service Employees International Union Local 1107, and one major sticking point is management’s desire to eliminate longevity pay for future hires. The SEIU, of course, wants things to continue as if Las Vegas were still in the boom years of a decade ago. News flash: It’s not.
At the Board of Regents meeting in Elko in September, the Health Sciences System Committee directed the presidents of UNR and UNLV, along with the UNR medical school dean, to develop plans to create full-scale, four-year allopathic campuses in Reno and Las Vegas, ultimately resulting in a separate, independent, freestanding UNLV School of Medicine.
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What will 2014 hold, economically speaking, for Las Vegas? While no one has a crystal ball, those speaking at the Preview Las Vegas convention can definitely prophesize with some accuracy.
Thousands of employers and community leaders gathered at the Thomas & Mack Center Friday to strategize for the new year.
Speakers said now is the time to start or take steps to grow a business in Las Vegas. They characterized 2013 as a transitional year which moved us further from the recession.
Mention Interstate 11 around here in the borderland, and you may be met with a blank stare.
It’s for good reason: The highway doesn’t yet exist, at least not as a ribbon of asphalt.
I-11 — meant to eventually link Mexico to Canada, and Phoenix to Las Vegas along the way — now is just a concept. It’s on the drawing board with pieces in various stages of development and urgency, depending on whom you ask.