How Technicians Record Data After the App - Scotty Strachan August 15, 2017

Issue 05, August 2017 Newsletter

In this issue of the NEXUS Newsletter you will read about how our NEXUS scientists

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Copper Mountain Solar 1 Sempra Renewables, LLC August 1, 2017

Diverting the Drip

Arrays of solar panels in the Nevada desert don’t just block the Sun’s rays from

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Overview Hydraulics Lab UNR July 3, 2017

From Waste Heat to Essential Electricity

In every water delivery system throughout the United States, pressure-reducing

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Devitt Solar Panel Story June 5, 2017

UNLV News Center Researchers investigate the environmental footprint of solar...

Solar Side Effects: Researchers investigate the environmental footprint of solar

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A field of solar panels and wind turbines June 1, 2017

Future-Proofing the Power Grid

Renewable energy might be an essential addition to the nation's energy portfolio but

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Dale Karas carefully works with chemicals in a lab May 1, 2017

Boosting the Efficiency of Concentrated Solar Power Systems

Concentrated solar power (CSP) systems represent one of two major technologies of

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Graduate Students 2017 Solar Nexus Annual Meeting April 25, 2017

Graduate Student Research Shines at the Solar Nexus Annual Meeting

Behind every good research project lays a talented graduate student and at the 2017

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The Stan Fulton International Gaming Institute March 15, 2017

2017 Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2017 Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada

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Sage Hiibel, Ph D. March 13, 2017

Mark Your Calendar: April 19, 2017

Dr. Sage Hiibel on NCET Tech Cafe April 19, 2017 Page Views: 387

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UNLV News Center: Shining a Light on Solar Technology (and Future Careers) March 3, 2017

UNLV News Center Shining a Light on Solar Technology

Shining a Light on Solar Technology (and Future Careers) Page Views: 361

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A close up of solar panels March 1, 2017

Doing the Books on Solar Power in Nevada

Solar power has the potential to supply a sustainable and clean source of energy to

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area February 15, 2017

Issue 04, February 2017 Newsletter

Electricity generated from solar energy has the potential to help meet the energy

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Group photo of Nevada STEM Mentors February 13, 2017

Nevada STEM Mentor Network

Online resource provides access to Nevada’s finest mentors and premier research

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Nevada STEM Pipeline February 13, 2017

Nevada STEM Pipeline

User friendly web-portal for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics for

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A screenhot of the NRDC Homepage February 1, 2017

The Nevada Research Data Center Page Views: 349

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Shining a light on solar February 1, 2017

Shining a Light on Solar

While the sun shines almost daily in Nevada, many students don't appreciate the

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Undergraduate Cilla Jose poses with her winning poster January 31, 2017

Undergraduate Cilla Jose, UNLV Wins First Place

Cilla Jose, University of Nevada, Las Vegas won first place in the undergraduate

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Logo - Education World January 10, 2017

Education World: STEM News Roundup – New website helps students...

Education World – STEM News Roundup: New Website Helps Students Find STEM

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A diverse group of Nevada STEM mentors January 9, 2017

Northern Nevada Business Weekly: Nevada EPSCoR Launches STEM Mentor Network

  Northern Nevada Business Weekly:  Nevada EPSCoR Launches STEM Mentor Network

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Group photo of Nevada STEM Mentors January 4, 2017

Press Release: Nevada EPSCoR Launches STEM Mentor Network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lori Brazfield Nevada System of Higher Education

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An aerial view of the Devitt Solar Panels January 3, 2017

Sleuthing Solar’s Side Effects

Solar energy proves an ideal energy source as harnessing the sun's rays to produce

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December 8, 2016

UNLV News Center: Taming the Data Explosion

UNLV News Center:  Taming the Data Explosion Shahram Latifi, a professor in the

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Coral Taylor, University of Nevada, Reno Graduate Student poses with the Bench-Scale Membrane Distillation System December 1, 2016

Water Solar Symbiosis

Solar power plants need water, but where the sun shines the most in the U.S., water

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Solar panels viewed from below November 15, 2016

Issue 03, November 2016 Newsletter

Energy efficiency is a central issue in the Nevada Governor's New Energy Industry

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Black and white photo of a solar farm in a desert valley. November 8, 2016

UNLV News Center: Clean and Dry

UNLV News Center:  Clean and Dry Director of UNLV’s Center for Energy

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An instrument for remote monitoring and data collection in the foreground of the desert landscape November 1, 2016

Taming the Data Explosion

Each day hundreds, if not thousands, of NEXUS sensors record climate and

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A desert tortoise munches on desert foliage October 31, 2016

St. George News – Volunteers needed for tortoise habitat restoration...

Approximately 10,000 native plants for the project have been growing in a nursery at

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A wide view of the Ivanpah Solar Plant October 3, 2016

Clean and Dry: Water-Free Cooling for Solar Energy

Concentrating solar power (CSP) plants provide a clean and sustainable form of

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Seeking applicants for Program Coordinator September 20, 2016

Fantastic Opportunity – Apply today for NSF EPSCoR Program Coordinator...

NSHE invites applications for the position Program Coordinator. The position is a

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A hiker grips a chain railing as he follows a path along the edge of a cliff. September 13, 2016

UNLV News – Nexus New Hire Scott Abella: Our National...

UNLV News Center – Read “Our National Parks Amidst Global Change“

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N.E.R.D.S. Group poses for a group photo at Heavenly Summit September 7, 2016

Training ‘Solar Savvy’ Teachers

Nevada school students enjoy sunny skies and 'electricity on tap' on a daily basis,

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Rows of Solar panels within a large suburban lot August 2, 2016

Issue 02, August 2016 Newsletter

While sunshine is abundant in Nevada, water is a scarce resource. In this issue of

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Diana Pena and Ai-Sun (Kelly) Tseng in the lab July 12, 2016

UNLV News – Former UROP Scholar – Diana Rena –...

UNLV News Center – Read “The Regeneration Connection“ Page Views:

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Logo - NSURJ, depicts a silhouette of a human head with gears turning within July 6, 2016

Undergraduate Student Publication Opportunity – NSURJ


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A man installs monitoring equipment atop an antennae tower July 1, 2016

Supporting Science Discovery

Page Views: 396

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NSHE Nevada EPSCoR Internal Position Announcement May 19, 2016

Internal Position Announcement

Nevada System of Higher Education Accepting Applications for an Internal Position

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Vladimir Bajenov Cyberinfrastructure Days May 13, 2016

Cyberinfrastructure Day 2016

Page Views: 487

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DRI Solar 3 Solar Panels May 3, 2016

Issue 01, May 2016 Newsletter

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Rebecca Gonzales leads the undergraduate research symposium 2016 April 20, 2016

UNR Nevada Today – Nexus UROP Scholars, Undergraduate Research Symposium

UNR Nevada Today – Read “Showcasing the high caliber, varied range of

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Envioment in the Lake Tahoe Basin April 5, 2016

Summer 2016 N.E.R.D.S. Now Accepting Applications

Join us for 8 days at beautiful Lake Tahoe as we explore water issues in the region!

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How the NEXUS STEMBOPS program is introducing students and the community to STEM related research April 1, 2016

STEMBOPS: Education Goes Viral

Page Views: 586

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Eric Wilcox headshot March 23, 2016

Q&A: Eric Wilcox on Solar Forecasting

By Jane Palmer March 2016 Eric Wilcox is an associate Professor in Climatology in

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Jacque Ewing-Taylor headshot March 23, 2016

Q&A: Jacque Ewing-Taylor on Education and Workforce Development

By Jane Palmer March 2016 Dr. Jacque Ewing-Taylor, the education workforce component

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2016 NEXUS annual meeting March 23, 2016

Graduate Student Poster Highlights from the 2016 Annual Meeting

By Jane Palmer March 2016 Twenty-one students presented posters at the NEXUS annual

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UNLV CL Workshop February 23, 2016

UNLV CI Workshop 2016

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Christopher Hicks tech equipment February 8, 2016

Graduate Student Researcher – Christopher Hicks

What achievements and/or successes have resulted from participating in this EPSCoR

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Danielle Nobles construction headshot February 8, 2016

Graduate Student Researcher – Danielle Nobles-Lookingbill

What achievements and/or successes have resulted from participating in this EPSCoR

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2016-2017 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program UROP, 2015-2016 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program UROP February 2, 2016

Announcing Summer 2016 AND 2016-2017 Academic Year UROP Scholarships

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) announces the Undergraduate Research

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Aline Resende headshot February 1, 2016

Summer 2015 UROP Scholar – Aline Resende

What did you find most rewarding or gratifying about being a Summer 2015 UROP

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University of Nevada Joe Crowley January 12, 2016

Registration Now Open – 2016 Nexus Annual Meeting

The Annual Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada Annual Meeting will be

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Trailhead for the Yellow Knolls trail in St. George. Sandstone hills and a bright blue sky can be seen beyond the trailhead. January 6, 2016

St. George News – Habitat restoration project underway in fire-ravaged...

St. George News – The project is a partnership with University of Nevada Las

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Dr. Jaeyun Moon and the UNLV faculty December 10, 2015

Dr. Jaeyun Moon feeds her passion through the Nexus project

Solar energy is Dr. Jaeyun Moon’s passion. Dr. Moon is pictured above second from

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Stem career investigation program Logo December 3, 2015

STEM Career Investigation Program (SCIP)

Now accepting applications for the SCIP Spring 2016 Seminar Series.  Spring 2016

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UNLV CI Workshop November 9, 2015

UNLV CI Workshop 2015

UNLV CI Workshop Discover knowledge from data with cyberinfrastructure technology

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Half-Day Proposal Development Workshop October 16, 2015

Grants Resource Center Proposal Development Workshop

For NEXUS NSHE faculty, postdocs, graduate students and grant coordinators Page

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Nevada undergraduate research opportunity program May 1, 2015

Nevada Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) students present at UNR...

Jordan Dargert (see page 13)  and Elana Ketchnian (see page 23) UROP recipients

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How does EPSCoR work May 1, 2015

How does EPSCoR work?

We get this question a lot, so we created an info-graphic showing exactly how the

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Michele Casella headshot May 1, 2015

Meet the Nevada EPSCoR Team: Michele Casella

Michele Casella is the education, outreach and diversity administrator (EOD) for the

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Solar Nexus in Nevada Annual Meeting May 1, 2015

The Solar Nexus in Nevada annual meeting brought nearly 100...

On February 9-10 more than 100 researchers and Solar Nexus Project participants

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Lori Brazfield EPSCoR Nevada office March 6, 2015

02/28/15 – CBS Las Vegas: Las Vegas Director Relies on...

As the director of sponsored programs and the EPSCoR Nevada office, Lori Brazfield

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Nevada NSF EPSCoR Economic Impact February 24, 2015

Nevada NSF EPSCoR Economic Impact

The National Science Foundation EPSCoR, the Experimental Program to Stimulate

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Marcie Jackson headshot February 23, 2015

Meet the Nevada EPSCoR Team: Marcie Jackson

Marcie Jackson joined the Nevada System of Higher Education Special Sponsored

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Althea Sheets Communications Specialist headshot February 23, 2015

Nevada EPSCoR Welcomes Althea Sheets as communications specialist

Althea Sheets joined the EPSCoR Nevada office as communication specialist on

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Markus Berli with Solar Panels February 23, 2015

Dr. Markus Berli: Playing with Soil is Serious Business

Have you ever stared at a pile of soil sitting under a beautiful fruitful plant and

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Nevada Solar Nexus Media Kit February 8, 2015

01/15 – Solar Nexus Media Kit

About the Solar-Energy-Water-Environment Nexus Project Nevada is second only to

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Lori Brazfield headshot February 8, 2015

12/12/14 – Nevada Broadcasters Association, Observations: A Conversation with...

“This week on Observations, host Bob Fisher talks with Lori Brazfield,

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Solar Nexus Nevada February 8, 2015

10/16/14 – NSHE SSPO/EPSCoR Press Release: EPSCoR Nevada seeks...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2014   Contact: Tiffannie Bond/Melissa

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Solar Nexus Nevada February 8, 2015

10/01/14 – NSHE SSPO/EPSCoR Press Release: Program to introduce...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2014   Contact: Tiffannie Bond/Melissa

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