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GreenPower Program news and highlights are listed below.

Title Date Published
GreenPower Program receives LEEDership Award 12/24/13
DRI’s GreenPower hosts free, hands-on summer teacher training 08/16/13
DRI’s GreenPower Administrator receives Friend of Science Award 06/27/13
GreenPower and Black Rock Solar showcase local opportunities for Sparks High School students 06/03/13
DRI’s GreenPower Administrator appointed to Nevada’s Clean Energy Council 05/30/13
DRI and GreenPower to participate in annual Science and Technology Expo 05/03/13
DRI and GreenPower sponsor Nevada’s first Indoor Agriculture Conference in Las Vegas 04/18/13
DRI’s GreenPower program receives donation from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power 04/09/13
GreenPower Featured in Natural Awakenings 04/03/13
DRI GreenPower Coordinator honored with Golden Pinecone Environmental Award 04/02/13
DRI offers three-day science-related workshop for Clark High School students 03/06/13
DRI and TMRPA to work on shared data utility 03/05/13
Harry Reid, U.S. Senate Majority Leader highlights DRI in speech to the Nevada Legislature 02/22/13
GreenPower program calls annual teacher training workshop a “success” 02/13/13
DRI’s GreenPower program to participate in best practices for sustainability panel 02/11/13
DRI’s GreenPower Program hosts annual Teacher Training Workshop 02/09/13
GreenPower hosts annual teacher training workshop at the Desert Research Institute 02/05/13
DRI’s GreenPower Administrator Recognized by Vegas Inc. as a 2013 Woman to Watch 01/30/13
GreenPower Administrator wins award for promoting sustainability in schools 12/18/12
DRI's Net Zero Building Honored by USGBC and Senator Reid 03/16/12
Washoe County High Schools Compete for a Greener Tomorrow 04/19/11
GreenPower Earth Day Events 04/13/11
KTVN Ch2 Features DRI and NV Energy GreenPower Program 02/14/11
GREENevada Wins Pepsi Challenge Grant 12/02/10
The Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation Makes Expansion of GreenPower Program a Reality 06/25/10
Robert Ballard Visits Students at Sandy Miller Elementary (Part 2) 04/23/10
Robert Ballard Visits Students at Sandy Miller Elementary (Part 1) 04/22/10
Robert Ballard Visits Students at Dilworth Middle School (Part 3) 04/21/10
Robert Ballard Visits Students at Dilworth Middle School (Part 2) 04/21/10
Robert Ballard Visits Students at Dilworth Middle School (Part 1) 04/21/10
Featured GreenPower Schools: Pine Middle School, Wooster High School, and Caughlin Ranch Elementary 04/21/10
GreenPower Program-Training the Teachers 03/24/10
Jim Bridger Middle School Goes Green (KVBC 12:00 PM) 10/23/09
The Academy at Jim Bridger Middle School Goes Green 10/19/09
Green goes elementary: New program teaches students about sustainable living 10/14/09
Caughlin Ranch Elementary Goes Green (KTVN 5:30 PM) 10/12/09
Caughlin Ranch Elementary Goes Green with Week-long Events 10/08/09
Reid, Raggio, NV Energy highlight buildings dedication on Thursday, Aug. 27 08/25/09
Observations: GreenPower Program Interview 07/09/09
DRI Greenpower School finalist in Walmart’s “Earth Day Every Day School Challenge” 06/17/09
DRI to go dark March 28 in symbolic climate-change event 03/18/09
Federal budget bill bolsters DRI environmental-sciences research 03/11/09
Sierra Pacific Foundation funds DRI GreenPower program 01/20/09

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DRI Nevada Medal Event
2014 Medalist - Dr. Albert "Yu-Min" Lin
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