Forty-eight students from 21 majors and seven colleges at the University of Nevada, Reno have turned in their “Intent to Compete” in the 2019 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition. The $50,000, winner-takes-all business plan competition is entering its eighth year, and organizers are changing the way the competition is run.
Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno is launching an Advanced Leadership Academy in February 2019. According to a news release, the program was created “to meet workforce needs in the quickly growing Northern Nevada economy.”
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s official anniversary is March 25, 2019, marking 50 years of tremendous contributions to the community. As the school pays tribute to its five-decade journey, it is also planning a course for an inspiring future. As Nevada’s first and longest serving medical school, UNR Med was, until last year, the state’s only public medical school.
The University of Nevada, Reno, leading a team of international partners that includes ETH Zurich, University of California, Berkeley, Sierra Nevada Corporation and Flyability, has been awarded the prestigious DARPA Subterranean Challenge grant for the proposal “CERBERUS: CollaborativE walking & flying RoBots for autonomous ExploRation in Underground Settings.”
Robots navigate obstacle courses and autonomous vehicles learn how to drive at the Nevada Center for Applied Research at the University of Nevada, Reno. And, that’s what’s happening in only one room of the three-story building. On the other floors, startups and other companies can access the physical and intellectual assets of the university to do groundbreaking research and create life-saving innovations.
Build Your Network for Success is a professional networking dinner aimed at bringing students, business leaders, and professionals together to share thoughts and perceptions on the world of business. Through Build Your Network For Success, we strive to provide connections, business opportunities and ventures from the business community.
We have all heard of bitcoin, because bitcoin is sexy. The blockchain technology behind bitcoin, however, has the potential to streamline and automate hundreds of unsexy processes we use every day. Blockchain is not about money, even though this is the technology underlying cryptocurrencies, and it is not fundamentally about replacing governments with private, decentralized systems. It’s about trust.