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Justin Broglio
Communications Officer - Northern Nevada

Office: 775.673.7610
Cell: 775.762.8320
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512

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Office: 702.862.5411
Cell: 702.608.3573
755 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

News Releases and Announcements

The Communications Office at DRI is the main contact for media relations. When faculty members are contacted by the media, they are encouraged to notify Communications for assistance.

The Communications Office is responsible for DRI's news releases, the DRI Bulletin Newsletter, DRI social media presence and top-level content on the DRI website. Communications also assists the President's office with public relations, public events, development and marketing.

DRI news releases and announcements are available below.

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DRI longest-serving scientist wins lifetime achievement award 07/01/14 454
DRI and AWMA honor Reed High School teacher Leigh Metcalfe 06/18/14 249
DRI international research center to focus on water, sanitation, hygiene and environmental issues 06/16/14 205
DRI celebrates academic, scientific achievement with Annual Convocation Ceremony 06/13/14 705
DRI welcomes Mark Bowers as new Director of Human Resources 06/13/14 226
DRI ice core data leads to new understanding of melting Greenland ice sheet 05/22/14 1554
Microorganism adaptations, survival traits explained using linguistic analyses 05/21/14 481
Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation Increase the Reach of DRI GreenPower 05/09/14 876
Join us for DRI's Science Live! 05/05/14 332
New Trustees and Officers named to Dandini Research Park Board 04/25/14 392
New Research on Earth’s carbon budget aided by DRI scientists 04/17/14 2205
Pat Mulroy to Join DRI and UNLV's Brookings Mountain West 04/15/14 1365
White House Climate Data Initiative includes DRI partnership with Google 03/21/14 3253
Bacteria Get New Badge as Planet's Detoxifier 03/19/14 2377
DRI scientist to host public lecture on Lake Tahoe’s aquatic nearshore environment on April 3rd 03/14/14 1512
DRI Molecular Microbial Ecologist and Hydrologist Honored by Regents for Research Endeavors 03/07/14 1606
DRI scientist honored for unique role on new NASA data mission 03/05/14 698
DRI Nevada Medal Celebration named as Official Nevada 150 Event 02/03/14 776
Switch SUPERNAP Named as Presenting Sponsor of DRI's 2014 Nevada Medal Event 01/22/14 2715
DRI scientists’ co-author study linking Arctic sea-ice dynamics to mercury and ozone depletion events 01/15/14 2332
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research at DRI 01/14/14 1123
DRI Hosts Conference on Soil Research 01/02/14 634
Nevada Designated as UAS Test Center 12/30/13 693
GreenPower Program receives LEEDership Award 12/24/13 620
New DRI project aimed at understanding Mercury Dynamics in the Arctic Tundra 12/20/13 1850
Desert Research Institute Breaks One Megawatt Solar-Generation Barrier 12/19/13 625
New Trustees Named to Desert Research Institute Foundation 12/16/13 731
DRI partners with Michigan Tech, MIT and Boston University on $1.45 million study to address the northbound flow of airborne pollutants 12/16/13 715
DRI air quality experts’ present dust measurement and characterization workshop in Saudi Arabia 12/06/13 537
DRI Knowledge Fund Proposal Receives Support From Advisory Council 11/22/13 590
DRI expands research and education opportunities in West Africa 11/18/13 2512
DRI’s GreenPower Program continues to grow 11/07/13 627
Scientists Present Lake Tahoe Nearshore Evaluation and Monitoring Framework 10/23/13 2492
DRI researchers awarded prestigious Benjamin Y.H. Liu Award from the AAAR 10/22/13 542
DRI joins Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at WATEC conference as part of Trade Mission to Israel 10/22/13 408
A new look at air pollution sources and atmosphere-warming particles in South Asia 10/17/13 2307
Bureau of Mines and Geology hosts Earth Science Week Field Trip October 12 and 13 10/02/13 800
DRI Open House to Feature Latest Solar Technology 10/02/13 1094
Nevada Receives Research Infrastructure Improvement Award from the National Science Foundation 09/20/13 469
DRI Green Boxes return to Nevada classrooms 09/18/13 523
Nevada researchers collaborate to preserve Lake Tahoe 08/16/13 965
DRI’s GreenPower hosts free, hands-on summer teacher training 08/16/13 576
New ice core data helps explain Antarctica's last deglaciation 08/16/13 563
A century of human impact on Arctic climate indicated by new models and historic aerosol data contained in ice cores 08/16/13 945
Celebrating DRI’s unique Storm Peak Laboratory 08/02/13 336
DRI Affiliate Research Professor wins Excellence in Air Pollution Control Award 07/31/13 275
Nevada, Idaho and New Mexico Receive National Science Foundation Award to Study Water and Ecosystem Services to Communities 07/25/13 414
GreenPower Program receives 2013 Best Green Nonprofit Award 07/24/13 143
27th Annual DRI Nevada Medal to honor Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin 07/24/13 546
NV Energy and Desert Research Institute renew long-term K-12 outreach partnership 07/22/13 204
A new understanding of the North American monsoon 07/09/13 573
DRI’s GreenPower Administrator receives Friend of Science Award 06/27/13 422
DRI Annual Convocation – Honoring our research faculty and students 06/13/13 186
Water resource education, research and policy experts gather in South Lake Tahoe 06/13/13 149
GreenPower and Black Rock Solar showcase local opportunities for Sparks High School students 06/03/13 435
DRI’s GreenPower Administrator appointed to Nevada’s Clean Energy Council 05/30/13 343
DRI's Western Regional Climate Center launches new, web-based weather and climate dashboard 05/23/13 185
Microbiologist at the Desert Research Institute wins award for work in Death Valley 05/23/13 496
DRI to host Small Business Energy Savings Forum in Fernley 05/21/13 256
DRI’s GreenPower Program supports new Green Ambassador Program at Basic High 05/20/13 125
Tribute to Dorothy S. Gallagher 05/15/13 165
DRI and AWMA honor Wooster High School teacher, Genevieve Dierenga 05/13/13 152
NSF-EPSCoR announces major funding to Nevada and the Desert Research Institute 05/13/13 230
DRI and GreenPower to participate in annual Science and Technology Expo 05/03/13 395
DRI Nevada Medal recipient, Dr. Nina Fedoroff, world-renowned geneticist and molecular biologist, to visit Sandy Miller Elementary School in Las Vegas 04/25/13 187
World renowned soil scientist to speak at DRI about innovation in water resources 04/18/13 135
DRI and GreenPower sponsor Nevada’s first Indoor Agriculture Conference in Las Vegas 04/18/13 752
GREENFest Unites with Festival of Communities to Celebrate Earth Day, Culture, Sustainability and Community at UNLV 04/12/13 342
DRI’s GreenPower program receives donation from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power 04/09/13 411
DRI Presents Nationally Known Teacher, Stephen Ritz, of Green Bronx Machine & ‘Farming for Dummies’ 04/04/13 172
GreenPower Featured in Natural Awakenings 04/03/13 340
DRI GreenPower Coordinator honored with Golden Pinecone Environmental Award 04/02/13 438
DRI Researchers highlight climate change adaption at EPSCoR Western Tri-State Consortium 03/29/13 72
2013 DRI Nevada Medal to be sponsored by IBM 03/27/13 161
DRI Researchers to present at EPSCoR Western Tri-State Consortium 03/25/13 478
Nevada climate, environmental data network to inform research, community 03/12/13 171
Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development and Seedstock Bring Together Innovative Indoor Agriculture Leaders to Confront Challenges in Local Food Production 03/08/13 237
DRI offers three-day science-related workshop for Clark High School students 03/06/13 415
DRI names new Director of Weather Modification 03/05/13 224
DRI tasked as technical lead to implement Reno-Sparks region’s IBM Smarter City roadmap 03/01/13 386
DRI’s Moosmüller and Chakrabarty receive Regents’ researcher awards 03/01/13 151
GreenPower hosts annual teacher training workshop at the Desert Research Institute 02/27/13 231
Harry Reid, U.S. Senate Majority Leader highlights DRI in speech to the Nevada Legislature 02/22/13 387
GreenPower program calls annual teacher training workshop a “success” 02/13/13 401
DRI’s GreenPower program to participate in best practices for sustainability panel 02/11/13 353
Chinese Terra Cotta Warrior unveiled at Reno's Desert Research Institute 02/08/13 205
GreenPower hosts annual teacher training workshop at the Desert Research Institute 02/05/13 378
Life-size Terra-Cotta statue gets permanent home at Reno’s Desert Research Institute 02/05/13 202
Nevada's First 'Indoor Agriculture Conference' Announced for Las Vegas in April 02/01/13 231
DRI to lead efforts in clean water, sanitation and hygiene solutions in developing nations 01/28/13 350
GOED Board of Directors approve Center of Excellence concept 01/25/13 269
Desert Research Institute scientist selected to help guide next USGS, NASA Landsat Mission 01/03/13 532
Desert Research Institute hosts annual soil conference in Las Vegas 12/28/12 156
Made in IBM Labs: Desert Research Institute Utilizing IBM Big Data Analytics to Assist Nevada’s Growth Strategy 12/19/12 578
GreenPower Administrator wins award for promoting sustainability in schools 12/18/12 357
Redfield Foundation to Fund Fellows for Research Efforts in Renewable Energy 12/14/12 179
Desert Research Institute hosts lecture by French Polar Explorer Jean-Louis Etienne 12/10/12 216
Caesars Foundation establishes fellowship for watershed research with Desert Research Institute 12/03/12 378
Desert Research Institute names new DRI Foundation trustees and board leadership 11/30/12 271
Renowned Soil Physicist to Visit, Speak at DRI's Southern Nevada Science Center 11/28/12 149
Ancient Microbes Found Living Beneath the Icy Surface of Antarctic Lake 11/26/12 1018
Nevada’s Top Energy Industry Representatives Gather at DRI, Call for More Collaboration and Education 10/10/12 132
DRI Scientist Co-authors Study Outlining Vast Differences in Polar Ocean Microbial Communities 10/09/12 328
DRI Receives $100,000 Funding Recommendation to Help Sustain Cloud Seeding Operations 10/04/12 175
DRI Scientist Will Co-lead Field Work and Sampling on NASA Astrobiology Institute Search for Extreme Life 10/04/12 485
26th DRI Nevada Medal to Honor Renowned Geneticist Dr. Nina Fedoroff 09/27/12 72
Gov. Sandoval's Trade Mission Highlights DRI's International Research 09/24/12 129
DRI Leaders Join Governor Sandoval for First of Its kind Trade Mission to China, South Korea 09/17/12 124
DRI Works Toward Sustainability with Renewable Energy Projects 07/24/12 805
DRI Researcher Highlighted in Current Issue of Science Magazine 07/13/12 269
DRI Researcher Contributes to Cancer Breakthroughs 06/26/12 111
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests in Nevada's Renewable Energy Cluster 06/15/12 59
DRI Researcher Discovers Startling Black Carbon Aerosol Findings in his Native India 05/31/12 148
California Air Resources Board Awards top Honor to DRI Professor 05/30/12 48
Desert Research Institute Annual Convocation 05/29/12 56
Beetle Infested Pine Trees Contribute More to Air Pollution and Haze Over Forests 05/25/12 52
Tahoe Science Conference Highlights Environment, Economics, Research 05/22/12 61
Thomas named Executive Director of the Division of Hydrologic Sciences at DRI 05/16/12 404
Jones named DRI Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences Division Executive Director 05/10/12 263
DRI scientist receives $720,000 grant from American Cancer Society 05/09/12 133
Students from Dilworth STEM Academy to Tour Surface of Mars with 2012 DRI Nevada Medalist, Dr. Steven Squyres 04/17/12 167
DRI Nevada Medal Recipient Dr. Steven Squyres, Leader of the Mars-Rover Project, to Visit Sandy Miller Elementary School in Las Vegas 04/16/12 131
DRI and Scripps’ scientists conducting climate change research in Maldives 04/05/12 273
Media Advisory: DRI Nevada Medal Recipient Dr. Steven Squyres to Skype with Elementary Students 04/04/12 51
NIREC Expands Physical Presence in Nevada 03/21/12 102
Festival Focuses On Mars – Mojave Desert Similarities 03/20/12 523
Desert Research Institute Scientist Wins Top Honor in China 03/19/12 63
Desert Research Institute Sets the Stage for Economic Development 03/13/12 174
AT&T sponsors DRI Visiting Scholar for Global Sustainability 02/27/12 109
DoE/NNSA Contract Extension 02/06/12 834
DoE/NNSA Contract Extension Feature 02/06/12 404
25th Annual DRI Nevada Medal Dinner to Honor Dr. Steven Squyres 02/01/12 111
You Are Invited - To Make a Difference in Nevada 01/31/12 73
Program matches researchers, industry to develop new technologies for Nevada 01/19/12 202
USDA Awards Desert Research Institute $99,935 to Conduct Energy Audits 01/09/12 189
U.S. Congress declares “National” Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas 01/03/12 309
Nevada Springs Conservation Plan Published After Three Years of Research 12/12/11 187
Cleantech Open Announces California Competition 2011 Regional Winners 10/10/11 136
DRI hires New Executive Director for Division of Atmospheric Sciences 09/16/11 237
DRI scientists earn $266,000 grant from National Science Foundation 09/16/11 298
DRI given $500,000 from the Redfield Foundation to hire scientists 09/16/11 194
Increasing Support to Nevada’s Scientific Community 08/04/11 190
DRI and UNR Scientists Help Agencies Preserve Lake Tahoe 07/29/11 172
DRI Convocation Event 06/08/11 253
Washoe County High Schools Compete for a Greener Tomorrow 04/19/11 503
GreenPower Earth Day Events 04/13/11 447
DRI Tests Air Samples as a Response to the Fukushima Incident 04/13/11 275
Ice Cores Yield Rich History of Climate Change 02/02/11 259
Tech Transfer Office Streamlines System to Generate Business with Higher Ed 01/31/11 314
DRI Researchers Partner with University of Wyoming on a Unique Project at Storm Peak Lab 01/13/11 100
DRI Foundation adds seven distinguished trustees 01/13/11 259
Scientists Begin 5-month Study of Cloud Life Cycles 12/10/10 109
GREENevada Wins Pepsi Challenge Grant 12/02/10 399
NSHE Scientists and Students to Conduct Climate Change Research for NASA 11/29/10 232
DRI and UNR Recognized by PRSA Sierra Nevada Chapter for Collaborative Tahoe Projects 11/17/10 282
DRI Researcher Earns Award from the California Department of Water Resources 10/26/10 89
DRI Part of New Southwest Climate Science Center 10/22/10 342
DRI Receives Funding to Continue Cloud Seeding Program for 2011 Season 10/20/10 178
DRI Researcher Gives Synthetic Biology Lecture at the Nevada Cancer Institute 10/12/10 304
Cloud Seeding to Enhance Snowfall 09/10/10 86
NSHE assembles dream team to study state's climate changes 09/03/10 81
EPSCoR Grant Recipient Presents Work 09/01/10 289
Microbe Planet: Life on Earth, Extreme Environments and Astrobiology 08/23/10 266
Innovative Equipment Manufacturer Features Work with DRI on Environmental Monitoring 08/19/10 412
Walker Basin Field Day and barbecue on Sept. 2, 2010 08/18/10 61
University of Nevada, Reno and DRI Release 2010 Publication for Tahoe Summit 08/16/10 115
DRI and UNR Release 2010 Tahoe Publication and Educational Outreach Poster 08/09/10 60
DRI hires Executive Vice President for Research 06/30/10 166
World-renowned Limnologist Joins DRI 06/15/10 135
DRI Earns Gold Rating for Latest Building 05/25/10 151
Dilworth students preparing to hear from Scientist who found Titanic 04/15/10 143
Famed Ocean Explorer shares Scientific Discoveries with Students 04/13/10 97
Strength in diversity 04/05/10 63
Congressman Jim Gibbons to visit DRI's Reno Campus Friday for tour, briefing 04/05/10 32
Media Advisory: Congressman Gibbons visits DRI's Reno Campus Friday, April 16 04/05/10 38
DRI Awards Jonathan O. Davis Scholarship, Stipend 04/05/10 44
Gibson, Whittemore, Loeb receive 2004 DRI President's Medals for supporting Institute 04/05/10 47
DRI research linked to life-on-Mars debate gets boost from Kenny Guinn Environmental Fellowship 04/05/10 44
17th Nevada Medal Lecture in Reno examines climate change influence on shape of Egypt's pyramids and Sphinx 04/05/10 32
17th Nevada Medal Lecture in Las Vegas examines climate change influence on shape of Egypt's pyramids and Sphinx 04/05/10 86
Haze Not Just in Cities Anymore 04/05/10 35
DRI to award 2004 Nevada Medal to Boston University remote sensing scientist Farouk El-Baz 04/05/10 45
SPPC Fellowships support student weather modification, water quality studies 04/02/10 32
Media Advisory: DRI, Sierra Pacific Power Company and the Washoe County School District will unveil a new solar and wind powered alternative energy demonstration site at Traner Middle School May 5, 2004 04/02/10 24
DRI president appointed to National Academy of Sciences environmental advisory board 04/02/10 49
Team of real life 'Jack Hall' scientists study climate change questions raised in 'The Day After Tomorrow' movie 04/02/10 50
Dr. Ken Adams to receive DRI's 2004 Wagner 'Young Scientist' award 04/02/10 37
Researchers find air pollution link to drought 04/02/10 31
Media Advisory: Sen. John Ensign to visit DRI's Reno campus Friday, August 6 04/02/10 73
Media Advisory: DRI hosts Russian, Mongolian history-making delegation as part of Tahoe-Baikal Institute workshop 03/30/10 39
DRI's Dr. Glenn Berger to receive Dandini Medal of Science 03/30/10 162
Nevada inventors vie for $25,000 Gunnerman Award; Nomination deadline is Nov. 30 03/30/10 70
Media Advisory: DRI Unveils Visualization Lab 03/30/10 51
Oxford University confers "distinguished associate" status on DRI sand dune expert 03/30/10 34
Pioneer Tahoe Researcher Charles Goldman to receive DRI's 2003 Nevada Medal 03/30/10 53
New DRI Research Foundation Trustees approved by Board of Regents 03/30/10 45
Lake Tahoe research pioneer Charles Goldman will present 16th Nevada Medal Lecture at DRI March 11 03/30/10 45
Lake Tahoe research pioneer Charles Goldman will present 16th Nevada Medal Lecture at DRI March 12 03/30/10 58
Hesham Bekhit receives $15,000 Kenny Guinn Environmental Fellowship 03/30/10 43
DRI President's Medals for 2003 Awarded 03/30/10 46
DRI's 2003 Warden Winner conducting American Monsoon research 03/30/10 42
DRI Research Foundation and Sierra Pacific Power Company bring GreenPower to northern Nevada 03/19/10 46
Desert Research Institute names Dawn Coots Technical Employee of the Year 03/19/10 74
Rogers donation is Desert Research Institute's largest ever 03/19/10 55
DRI Awards 2003 Jonathan O. Davis Scholarship 03/19/10 47
DRI names its Great Basin Research Laboratory in honor of former Regent Dorothy S. Gallagher 03/19/10 43
Got Tech? $25,000 Gunnerman Award up for grab 03/19/10 40
Desert Research Institute team predicts early summer rains for Southwest 03/19/10 43
Bechtel Foundation donates $300,000 03/19/10 50
DRI Graduate Research Assistant wins 2003 Maxey Paper Competition 03/19/10 41
Randolph D. Odden appointed Director of Facility Operations for the Desert Research Institute 03/19/10 45
Results of ecosystem restoration research at Tahoe to be unveiled at conference 03/01/10 90
DRI officially opens the Frank H. Rogers Science and Technology Building today 02/17/10 122
DRI Scientist involved in development of new precipitation gauge licensed by UCAR 02/17/10 36
DRI, NOAA host the 28th Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop 02/17/10 43
Desert Research Institute appoints Christopher G. Maples as vice president for research 02/17/10 66
Victoria Fertitta Middle School plugs into new GreenPower project 02/17/10 65
Media Advisory: Meteorology of the Sierra Nevada theme of November 6 Weather Forecasting Workshop in Reno 02/17/10 48
Johns Hopkins University Professor M. Gordon Wolman to receive DRI's 2002 Nevada Medal 02/17/10 29
Reno Nevada Medal Lecture Scheduled: "An Easterner's View of a Westerner's View of Land and Water" 02/17/10 42
Las Vegas Nevada Medal Lecture Scheduled: "An Easterner's View of a Westerner's View of Land and Water" 02/17/10 28
Anderson, Costello, SBC Nevada Bell and Nevada Development Authority Awarded Desert Research Institute President’s Medals 02/17/10 54
Dr. Leland Tarnay receives DRI's Colin Warden Award 02/17/10 52
DRI Scientist Dr. Judith Chow to receive major international award for air quality research 02/17/10 27
DRI Archaeologist writes field guide on native plants of southern Nevada 02/17/10 49
Scientists from around the world gather in Reno to discuss advanced methods for archaeological, geological and paleoclimatological dating 02/17/10 38
DRI holds groundbreaking for Southern Nevada Science Center Phase II 02/17/10 55
DRI archaeologists edit book on preserving the material culture of 20th Century Conflicts 02/17/10 36
NSF grant funds DRI atmospheric instrument development 02/17/10 38
Second GreenPower Project to be Unveiled at Hyde Park Middle School September 23rd 02/16/10 37
Dr. Xiaolong “Bill” Hu receives DRI's 2002 Wagner "Young Scientist" Award 02/16/10 39
DRI Appoints Dr. John J. Warwick Water Resources Division Director 02/16/10 159
United Nations appoints DRI scientist to "Group of Experts" investigating desertification 02/16/10 36
DRI’s 2002 Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award goes to University of Washington Ph. D. student 02/16/10 42
Desert Research Institute Appoints Walter Zachritz II Executive Director of Center for Arid Lands Environmental Management 02/16/10 52
Kenda Walters named Technical Employee of the Year at Nevada's Desert Research Institute 02/16/10 46
Microsurgeon William A. Zamboni to get first Gunnerman Silver State Award 02/16/10 124
Douglas Boyle wins the American Geophysical Union (AGU) paper award 02/16/10 51
DRI air quality scientist Barbara Zielinska appointed to top EPA advisory committee 02/16/10 58
Scientist who developed first air quality management model to receive DRI's 2001 Nevada Medal 02/16/10 41
John Seinfeld to present 14th Nevada Medal Lecture March 28 at Desert Research Institute 02/16/10 46
John Seinfeld to present 14th Nevada Medal Lecture March 26 at Desert Research Institute 02/16/10 40
DRI's Rising Atmospheric CO2 May Reduce Grassland Biodiversity 02/16/10 45
Sue Wagner receives Desert Research Institute's President's Medal 02/16/10 38
Dr. Michael Auerbach appointed division director at DRI 02/16/10 54
Paul Fisher receives Desert Research Institute's President's Medal 02/16/10 26
Gunnerman Science and Technology Award Raised to $25,000 02/16/10 54
Hydrology students form association to assist developing countries 02/16/10 42
Desert Research Institute, Sierra Nevada College, RAND join forces to establish Tahoe Basin Environmental Science and Policy Center 02/16/10 36
DRI Scientist Judith Chow wins 2001 Regents Researcher Award 02/16/10 29
DRI's 5th Golf Extravaganza has Lloyds of London, Gold Bricks and an Environmental Message 02/16/10 36
Desert Research Institute appoints DR. Kent Hoekman to direct Atmospheric Sciences 02/16/10 36
Desert Research Institute August 1 Deadline for $25,000 Gunnerman Science and Technology Award 02/16/10 28
High School Science Teachers and Students Study Ultraviolet Radiation in the Rockies 02/16/10 51
Two Scientists Receive Desert Research Institute's Peter B. Wagner Medal of Excellence 02/16/10 27
DRI Sand Dune Researcher Wins Farouk El-Baz Award from Geological Society of America 02/12/10 36
Media Advisory: DRI Scientists Use New Dome Tent to Make Landmark Discoveries at the Nevada Test Site 02/12/10 43
Talented new group of trustees joins the DRI Research Foundation 02/12/10 62
DRI to award 2005 Nevada Medal to University of Washington archaeologist Donald K. Grayson 02/12/10 42
Dr. Jim Thomas named DRI's new executive director of the Center for Watersheds and Environmental Sustainability 02/12/10 57
Colorado State University graduate student Sarah Tessendorf wins DRI's Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award 02/12/10 43
Media Advisory: Assessing technology for measuring road dust 02/12/10 36
Media Advisory: GreenPower solar and wind site unveiled at Carson Middle School in Carson City 02/12/10 40
Media Advisory: DRI helps launch massive air pollution study to preserve China's Terra-Cotta Warriors 02/12/10 54
Nevada Medalist to discuss Great Basin mammals in free lecture 02/12/10 42
Interim Chancellor Jim Rogers and wife donate classic car to DRI fundraiser 02/12/10 53
Sierra Pacific Power Co., Jim Kropid receive DRI President's Medals for dedication to GreenPower program from Reno 02/12/10 43
Nevada Power Co., Jim Kropid receive DRI President's Medals for dedication to GreenPower program from Las Vegas 02/12/10 46
DRI’s McConnell to foster collaborative relationship with Argentina through Fulbright Scholarship Award 02/12/10 45
Reeves receives DRI's Colin Warden Award for new method of analyzing contaminant flow through fractured rock 02/12/10 56
DRI graduate research assistant wins $15,000 Gov. Kenny Guinn Environmental Fellowship 02/12/10 74
DRI welcomes nominations for Nevada Medal as deadline approaches 02/12/10 57
Media Advisory: Tule Springs/Shadow Ridge High School Geoscience Summit 02/12/10 74
Public invited to Tule Springs dig tours, other free events to promote 'science in our own backyard' 02/12/10 69
Media Advisory: Science on the Green 02/12/10 67
DRI invites public to weekend workshop in St. George 02/12/10 55
Growth in East Antarctic Ice Sheet from Increased Snowfall Mitigates Sea-Level Rise, DRI-MU Study Finds 02/12/10 63
DRI Media Advisory: DRI hosts Chinese for workshop on desert environments and desertification 02/12/10 101
DRI scientist Dr. Glenn Berger embarks on second leg of historic Arctic Ocean voyage to map ocean bottom 02/12/10 60
Dr. Paul Verburg to be honored with DRI's 2005 Wagner 'Young Scientist' award 02/12/10 59
Media Advisory: DRI scientists deploy new tethered helium balloons to aid probe of Las Vegas air quality 02/12/10 223
Media Advisory: DRI hosts Nevada premier of water crisis documentary "Running Dry" 02/11/10 60
Three DRI Researchers Working in Antarctica 02/08/10 596
DRI to celebrate 50th Anniversary with Open House and Symposium in Boulder City 02/04/10 74
DRI's Colin Warden Award given to Rajan Chakrabarty for research into fire-produced particles 01/14/10 66
DRI scientist leads $9 million international team research effort to solve meteorological mystery of Sierra waves and rotors 01/14/10 50
MESA Day science and engineering student competition on Saturday at DRI 01/14/10 68
North Carolina State graduate student Heather Reeves wins DRI's Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award 01/14/10 80
DRI honors Schoeman with President's Medal 01/14/10 55
DRI honors Senator Raggio and KOLO News Channel 8 with President's Medal 01/14/10 140
DRI enters partnership with Tennessee State University 01/14/10 71
UNLV's Baron receives $18,000 Guinn Fellowship to study watershed in southern Nevada 01/14/10 61
Media Advisory: DRI hosts Nevada Wildland Fire Research and Outreach Conference Symposium is part of inaugural Nevada Wildfire Awareness Week 01/14/10 57
Media Advisory: Lamping Elementary School adds green power to new science building 01/14/10 71
DRI receives $148,800 to train, build energy and environmental workforce in No. Nevada 01/14/10 58
DRI's Davey receives inaugural climatology award for new approach to evaluating global climate change, heat trends 01/14/10 48
DRI’s McConnell earns Regents’ Researcher of the Year Award 01/14/10 66
Air Quality Pioneer, William Pierson's Obituary 01/04/10 72
DRI Awards 12th George Burke Maxey Fellowship to Sean Kosinski 01/04/10 49
American Express Foundation Volunteer Action Fund Award Supports DRI's Science Box Program 01/04/10 39
Dr. James S. Coleman Named Vice President for Research at the Desert Research Institute 01/04/10 45
It's Showtime for High School Science Teams in the Desert Research Institute N-STEP Program 01/04/10 39
Michael Keith Named DRI's Technical Employee of Year for 1999 01/04/10 56
DRI Graduate Researcher Rina Schumer wins Colin Warden Memorial Award 01/04/10 34
Stanford Professor Harold Mooney to receive 2000 Nevada Medal 01/04/10 39
Wells High School science team wins DRI's first N-STEP competition 01/04/10 50
A worldwide invasion is underway: "The End of nature As We Knew It." 01/04/10 38
Lou Emmert to receive Desert Research Institute's President's Medal 01/04/10 62
Fred Davis receives Desert Research Institute President's Medal 01/04/10 38
"Millennium Series" art exhibit at Desert Research Institute prompts questions of Environmental awareness, global stewardship 01/04/10 34
New Science and Technology Award established by DRI in honor of inventor Rudolf W. Gunnerman 01/04/10 36
Dr. David Mitchell wins DRI's first Peter B. Wagner Medal of Excellence 01/04/10 45
High School Teachers and Students Studying Ancient Record of the Anasazi 01/04/10 32
High School Science Teachers and Students studying evapotransipiraton in Lake Tahoe Basin 01/04/10 50
Fourth DRI Golf Extravaganza at Red Hawk nearly sold out 01/04/10 33
High School Teachers and Students to map vegetation in Jarbidge Mountain to learn research methods, understand scientific inquiry 01/04/10 26
DRI Scientist John Watson Wins Top Air Quality Research Award 01/04/10 55
Alan Gertler receive international environmental research award 01/04/10 45
DRI Hosts 13th International Cloud Physics Conference at Sparks Nugget August 14-18 01/04/10 60
William O'Donnell appointed Assistant Vice President & Controller at DRI 01/04/10 39
DRI Awards Maki Fellowship to Peter Hartsough 01/04/10 48
Dr. John Tracy to head new DRI Research Center for Watersheds and Environmental Sustainability (WES) 12/31/09 52
Annette Risley named DRI Technical Employee of the Year 12/31/09 37
DRI proposes Las Vegas expansion to house Nevada Test Site archives, archaeological research and historical exhibits 12/31/09 91
Dr. Jennifer Guohong Duan joins DRI's Water Resources Center 12/31/09 119
Dr. John M. Lewis joins DRI as a long-term visitor 12/31/09 70
Dr. Vanda Grubisic joins DRI's Atmospheric Sciences Center 12/31/09 48
Dr. Wallace S. Broecker to Receive 1999 Nevada Medal 12/31/09 46
New DRI Research Foundation Trustees Named 12/31/09 49
U.S. Senator Harry Reid receives President's Medal from the Desert Research institute 12/31/09 39
DRI receives grant from Sierra Pacific Power Company 12/31/09 45
Graduate Students Receive Nevada Medal Research Fellowships 12/31/09 57
Clark County and Truckee Meadows Students and Teachers to study ultraviolet radiation exposure in Reno-Lake Tahoe area on DRI's NSTEP Program 12/31/09 41
High School Students and Teachers to Study Record of Climate Change in Death Valley Basin 12/31/09 30
Desert Research Institute Awards Jonathan Davis Scholarship and Stipend 12/31/09 93
Toyota Foundation Grant 12/31/09 50
DRI Scientist's Comprehensive Review of Global Climate Change Research Is Cover Story for American Scientist Magazine 12/30/09 26
Southern and Northeastern Nevada High School Science Teachers and Students to Study Zooplankton in the Ruby Mountains in DRI's NSTEP Program 12/30/09 42
Rosemary Carroll Wins Maxey Award 12/30/09 42
Timing, Intensity and Extent of North American/Mexico Monsoon Linked to Sea Surface Temperature in the Gulf of California 12/30/09 34
Science Teachers in DRI Video Conference on new Science Box Traveling Kits 12/30/09 22
DRI Research Professor Dale Johnson Receives 1999 Board of Regents Researcher Award 12/30/09 29
DRI Scientists Look at the Dark Side of the Sun 12/30/09 34
Jerry Cail Receives DRI President's Medal 12/30/09 47
Reno Zonta Group Supports New DRI Scholarship 12/30/09 71
A Fish Story 12/30/09 80
DRI's Dr. Judith Chow appointed to National Research Council Committee Reviewing U.S. Research on Airborne Particles and Public Health 12/30/09 57
DRI to Hold Public Workshops Regarding State Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory 12/30/09 51
NNREC Sponsors DRI Science Box 12/30/09 42
1998 Nevada Medal Lecture Looks at Global Environmental Processes 12/30/09 41
DRI/UNR Scientist Scott Tyler to Present Prestigious National Lectureship Series 12/30/09 127
First Lady Sandy Miller Meets Teacher Who Dedicated "Science Box" in her Honor 12/30/09 138
DRI Scientist appointed to Polar Research Board 12/30/09 98
DRI Scientist John Hallett Receives 1998 Nevada Board of Regents' Researcher Award 12/30/09 48
Number Sources of Springs Surprising in DRI Study of Lake Mead Recreation Area 12/30/09 37
Regents' Resolution Commends Dr. James Taranik's Service as DRI President 12/30/09 73
Regents Appoint Barber as DRI Interim President 12/30/09 51
DRI Scientist to be honored at World Clean Air Congress 12/30/09 50
California Group Gives "Clean Air Award" to DRI Research Director 12/30/09 48
"What did you do this summer, Teacher?" 12/30/09 60
DRI to Honor First Recipient of National Wagner Award 12/30/09 47
DRI Awards 11th Annual Maxey Award 12/30/09 47
DRI joins consortium working on hydrogen fuel cell applications 12/30/09 45
High School Teachers and Students to Join in Scientists in the Field In new National Science Foundation program at DRI 12/30/09 48
Drs. Arnone and Fritsen join DRI's Biological Sciences Center 12/30/09 39
Dr. Richard Tropp join DRI's Energy and Environmental Engineering Center 12/30/09 63
DRI Controller John Case elected treasurer of national financial management association 12/30/09 58
Elizabeth (Betty) Stout Receives DRI Presidents Medal 12/30/09 128
DRI Scientist elected to Executive Committee of American Society of Civil Engineers 12/30/09 71
Dr. Judith Chow Receives DRI's Dandini Medal of Science 12/30/09 309
DRI Scientist receives Kirk Bryan Award 12/30/09 71
Oregon State University Student Earns DRI's Jonathan O. Davis Scholarship 12/30/09 60
Scientist who predicted current El Niño condition to speak at UNR and UNLV in late January 12/30/09 72
UNR Grad Student Receives 1998 Warden Memorial Award 12/28/09 47
Dr. William Stockwell to conduct air quality research at DRI 12/28/09 43
Former DRI Research Leader Ritter honored by Geological Society of America 12/28/09 39
Desert Research Institute joins national research consortium 12/28/09 57
DRI's James Coleman to Lead Scientific Group 12/28/09 66
Dr. Ken Adams receives post-doctoral appointment at Desert Research Institute 12/28/09 51
DRI to Participate in new National Technology Center 12/28/09 33
1999 Wagner Memorial Award Winner Announced 12/28/09 41
2nd Annual International Lake Tahoe Fuel Cells to be Held October 26-28 12/28/09 43
DRI Awards Jonathan O. Davis Scholarship and Stipend 12/28/09 50
1999 Sierra Pacific Fellowship Awarded to DRI Graduate Research Assistant Julie Allen 12/28/09 30
Dr. Kendrick Taylor Receives Desert Research Institute's 1999 Dandini Medal of Science 12/28/09 169
Regents Approve New Trustees for DRI Research Foundation 12/28/09 83
DRI Appoints New Development Officer in Las Vegas 12/23/09 41
Alan L. Austin, Jr. Appointed DRI Vice President for Finance and Administration 12/23/09 46
New York graduate student wins DRI's 2000 Wagner Memorial Award 12/23/09 43
DRI Gives Maxey Fellowship and Award to Graduate Students 12/23/09 52
Nevada Science Teachers add hands-on teaching aids in DRI Science Box Program 12/23/09 132
Las Vegas Surgeon and Medical Researcher William A. Zamboni wins first Gunnerman Award Silver State Award for Excellence in Science and Technology 12/23/09 37
Atmospheric Chemist Alan Gertler Receives DRI's 2000 Dandini Medal of Science 12/23/09 150
New Trustees, Officers appointed to DRI Research Foundation Board 12/23/09 44
DRI President Wells received Farouk El-Baz Award from Geological Society of America 12/23/09 45
DRI receives $1.2 Million from Senate Bill to Fund Dust and Air Pollution Surveillance 12/23/09 78
Lake Tahoe Inventor Guilfoyle to Receive 2001 Gunnerman Award 12/22/09 43
May Museum Hosts Reception For "Weather" Photo Exhibit by DRI Professor 12/22/09 30
Desert Research Institute Awards Maki Fellowship to Jie Xu 12/22/09 65
Mark B. Green Awarded Desert Research Institute's Maxey Fellowship 12/22/09 25
DRI Graduate Assistant will conduct Lake Tahoe research with Sierra Pacific Fellowship 12/22/09 21
Major DRI experiment to study how Earth's ecosystems control the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere 12/22/09 24
UNR Engineering Professor Misra wins $25,000 Gunnerman Award 12/22/09 48
National Academy of Sciences appoints DRI Scientist Judith Chow to Environmental Studies Board 12/22/09 43
DRI Vice President for Research Jim Coleman appointed vice provost for research at University of Missouri-Columbia 12/22/09 44
Dr. Barbara Zielinska receives DRI's 2002 Dandini Medal of Science 12/22/09 159
DRI Awards Maxey Fellowship to Marija Grabasnjak 12/22/09 43
Local teachers join statewide, national WeatherNet system in DRI program to enhance science and math instruction. 12/22/09 47
Carl Young awarded 2002 Sierra Pacific Fellowship to study severe storm processes 12/22/09 57
New DRI report available to public details decades-long study of archaeological research at Yucca Mountain 12/22/09 42
UNR Engineering Professor Gordaninejad wins $25,000 Gunnerman Award 12/22/09 48
Congress approves Las Vegas urban flood technology, desert terrain studies as part of $10 million DRI package 12/22/09 32
Scripps graduate student Jessica Lundquist wins DRI’s 2003 Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award 12/22/09 89
Dr. Vanda Grubisic receives DRI's 2003 Wagner "Young Scientist" Award 12/22/09 52
Media Advisory: DRI Performs First Cloudseeding of the Season 12/21/09 43
Media Advisory: GreenPower solar and wind site unveiled at Mendive Middle School 12/21/09 45
Media Advisory: MESA Event 12/21/09 46
DRI president elected vice president and councilor of The Geological Society of America 12/21/09 49
Defense Department honors DRI researcher’s desert terrain work 12/21/09 54
Media Advisory: Unveil new GreenPower solar electric installation at French Ford Middle School in Winnemucca, Nev. 12/21/09 54
Media Advisory: Young geologists at Tule Springs "Big Dig" 12/21/09 42
Man's best friend proves useful in detecting threatened wildlife 12/21/09 54
DRI names Sherman interim head of CAVE® facility 12/21/09 65
DRI awards Maki Fellowship to Feng Pan 12/21/09 106
Media Advisory: Sandy Miller Academy unveils new GreenPower installation 12/21/09 77
Media Advisory: DRI hosts Truckee River Symposium to evaluate policy and science 12/21/09 61
DRI awards Maxey Fellowship to Chris Shope 12/21/09 116
DRI Opens its Doors to Public for First-Ever Open House 12/21/09 86
Renewable Energy Visionary Dr. Robert Boehm to receive $25,000 Gunnerman Award 12/21/09 113
Dr. Alison Murray to be honored with DRI's 2006 Wagner Medal of Excellence 12/17/09 56
DRI awarded $146,000 for Incubator Feasibility Study 12/17/09 79
DRI Opens its Doors to Public for First-Ever Open House 12/16/09 52
DRI Research Professor to Lend Desertification Expertise and Leadership in Israel 12/16/09 128
DRI President Wells receives high honor from Indiana University 12/16/09 60
Global Research Begins at Home 12/16/09 134
Four Prominent Nevadans Join DRI Foundation Board of Trustees 12/11/09 255
New and returning trustees join DRI Research Foundation 12/02/09 197
Media Advisory: Ely adds green power to David E. Norman Elementary School 12/02/09 57
Media Advisory: NASA Scientists and Teachers to Study Mars in the Mojave Desert 12/02/09 198
Media Advisory: Smart Living Expo FREE Lecture Series: Panel of architects to speak Desert 12/02/09 78
Molecular biologist awarded DRI's Nevada Medal 12/02/09 86
Dust in Antarctic ice reveals important climate clues, new published DRI study shows 12/02/09 66
Public invited to attend FREE Nevada Medal lecture Research by MIT's Susan Lindquist, 2007 Nevada Medalist, has led to progress in understanding diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's 12/02/09 60
Media Advisory: Volunteer weather observers needed for new Nevada Rain, Hail & Snow Network 12/02/09 62
DRI’s Lancaster earns Regents’ Researcher Award 12/02/09 64
Walker Basin Project Website Launched 12/02/09 114
Revolutionary Namib Desert sand dune study reveals new information on dune age, structure and sheds new light on past climate change 12/02/09 78
Georgia Institute of Technology graduate student Agudelo wins DRI's Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award 12/02/09 69
DRI and collaborators to embark on four-year, $900,000 EPA mercury study 12/02/09 98
DRI receives $300,000 grant to study landmine detection 12/01/09 84
Arctic climate study reveals impact of industrial soot 12/01/09 77
Nevada Institutions Awarded $5.7 Million for Renewable Energy Research 12/01/09 163
DRI hires Associate Research Visualization Scientist 12/01/09 50
Defense Bill Includes More Than $93 Million for Nevada Defense Projects 12/01/09 74
DRI Researcher Receives $3.2 Million in National Science Foundation Awards 11/10/09 111
GreenPower solar and wind site installed at Traner Middle School 11/02/09 33
New Calif.-Nev. smoke, air alliance charts new territory in visualizing wildland fires, air quality 11/02/09 23
New methods for covering disposal sites could save industry millions DRI to tell NATO next week 11/02/09 30
DRI’s Dr. Alison Murray accepts post on key, international Antarctic research committee 11/02/09 34
CEMP Stations to Serve as “Remote Community Alert System” Demonstration Sites 10/27/09 208
Inside Renewable Energy: Interview with Dr. Michael Auerbach 10/22/09 457
The Academy at Jim Bridger Middle School Goes Green 10/19/09 485
Study of closed-basin lakes important to global climate change research 10/15/09 166
DRI to celebrate 50th Anniversary with Open House 10/13/09 69
Caughlin Ranch Elementary Goes Green with Week-long Events 10/08/09 353
Closed-basin lake research provides view of climate change 10/02/09 128
DRI to celebrate 50th Anniversary with Open Houses in Reno, Las Vegas, and Boulder City 09/24/09 66
DRI Researcher Hosts Canine Human Remains Detection Workshop 09/04/09 251
Desert Research Institute unveils new research facilities at Boulder City reception 08/27/09 60
DRI hires Staff Visualization Scientist 08/27/09 53
Joanne Heslop named Science Student of Month 08/27/09 85
Desert Research Institute unveils $31 million in new buildings on Reno campus 08/27/09 145
Researchers from Nevada, DRI, UNLV help NASA enhance exploration of Moon, Mars 08/27/09 285
Reid to Speak at C.A.V.E. Dedication 08/27/09 87
Reid Speaks at C.A.V.E. Dedication 08/27/09 61
‘Beam of Light’ is ray of hope for Israeli-Jordanian cooperation 08/27/09 62
DRI awarded five Lake Tahoe research projects 08/27/09 71
DRI hires Groundwater Modeler in Las Vegas 08/27/09 83
DRI and Sierra Pacific to unveil GreenPower program in Reno 08/27/09 63
Grand Opening for the Center for Global Change and Water Cycle at Hohai University 08/27/09 71
DRI study makes Discover's "100 Top Science Stories of 2007" 08/27/09 55
EPA awards $75,000 for air pollution research in Paso del Norte communities 08/27/09 70
DRI hires Surface Water Hydrologist 08/27/09 61
DRI hires Assistant Vice President of Information Technology 08/27/09 66
DRI’s Dandini Research Park Receives Development Grant from EDA 08/26/09 119
Reid, Raggio, NV Energy highlight buildings dedication on Thursday, Aug. 27 08/25/09 447
Reid Announces More Than $1 Million Headed To Reno For Scientific Research 08/19/09 67
AP Story on Cloud Seeding Goes National 08/17/09 234
DRI Hires New Assistant Research Professor in the Division of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) 08/13/09 72
Sarah Horst to receive Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award for Women in Atmospheric Sciences 08/12/09 664
DRI Researcher Featured in Adult Education Workshop 07/30/09 273
DRI Researchers Reach Out to Native American Students 07/22/09 381
DRI’s Community Environmental Monitoring Program Holds Annual Workshop in Ely 07/17/09 329
DRI President Congratulates Collins on New Position 07/09/09 87
DRI Researchers Publish a Discovery of Unusually Shaped Nanoparticles in Prestigious Physics Journal 07/07/09 100
New Research May Help Address Radionuclide Contamination at DOE Sites 07/02/09 206
Two UNR Students Earn Honors at the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) Conference 06/23/09 79
Regents Extend DRI President's Contract by Three Years 06/22/09 76
Klaich Named NSHE Chancellor 06/19/09 236
DRI Researcher Headed to World Heritage Archeological Site in Spain 06/18/09 105
DRI Greenpower School finalist in Walmart’s “Earth Day Every Day School Challenge” 06/17/09 632
Media Advisory: DRI and Australia collaborate on desert solutions 06/02/09 34
Dr. Chow to address air pollution impact on China’s Ancient Treasure 05/26/09 151
Feng Pan receives DRI’s Colin Warden Award 05/15/09 147
DRI Graduate Student Named 2009 Outstanding International Graduate Student 05/15/09 131
DRI Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Web site 05/14/09 67
DRI kicks off year-long lecture series with Lake Tahoe research open house 04/29/09 59
Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library to open April 27 04/27/09 166
Frank named Interim Public Information Officer 04/24/09 96
Nevada Medal winner to give lectures in Reno and Las Vegas 04/09/09 89
DRI to celebrate 50th with lectures in Reno, Las Vegas, Boulder City 04/09/09 102
Celebrating our 50th Anniversary in Reno 03/23/09 77
Celebrating our 50th Anniversary in Las Vegas 03/23/09 73
DRI to go dark March 28 in symbolic climate-change event 03/18/09 345
DRI names geneticist Dr. Francis Collins ’09 Nevada Medal winner 03/11/09 114
Federal budget bill bolsters DRI environmental-sciences research 03/11/09 367
DRI to host talk Feb. 25 on climate-change skeptics 02/24/09 139
Wells credits DRI employees’ “hard work and dedication” for institute’s global stature during employee-awards event in Reno, Las Vegas 02/20/09 203
DRI ceremonies in Reno, Las Vegas Feb. 19 to spotlight employees 02/17/09 66
Technology Transfer Office turns research into royalties with boost from DOE 02/09/09 98
Stakeholders to Learn About Water Flow Model 02/05/09 152
Five Nevadans join DRI Research Foundation Board of Trustees 02/05/09 175
New study of ancient cooling period taps DRI researcher’s work 01/29/09 90
CO2 study one of 2008’s “most interesting” 01/28/09 73
DRI climatologist Redmond named AMS Fellow 01/20/09 71
MIT scientist awarded DRI’s annual Wagner Award 01/20/09 77
DRI Publishes Results of Radioactive Waste Transportation Study 01/20/09 79
McConnell named inaugural Ansari Medal winner 01/20/09 80
DRI hires Statistical Hydrologist 01/20/09 87
New Antarctic Ice Core to Provide Clearest Climate Record Yet 01/20/09 78
James Hansen named 2008 DRI Nevada Medalist 01/20/09 113
Clark J. Guild endowment for DRI Watershed Sciences established 01/20/09 108
DRI receives gift worth more than $20 million 01/20/09 91
DRI names new trustees and board leadership 01/20/09 98
Tom and Mary Kay Gallagher make $100,000 gift to DRI 01/20/09 211
DRI hires Assistant Research Visualization Scientist 01/20/09 76
Sierra Pacific Foundation funds DRI GreenPower program 01/20/09 351
DRI hires Assistant Research Hydrologist 01/20/09 157
DRI researcher’s book searches for extreme life on other planets 01/20/09 72
DRI hires Staff Geomorphologist 01/20/09 81
DRI hires Staff Soil Scientist 01/20/09 90
DRI names Gerrard Technologist Employee of the Year 01/20/09 96
DRI to present President’s Medals at Nevada Medal Dinners 01/20/09 168
Hauger elected executive director of group studying sustainable living in drylands 01/20/09 75
Danyal Petersen receives DRI’s Colin Warden Award 01/20/09 147
Brown named director of Western Regional Climate Center 01/20/09 83
NSC, DRI partner to study prehistoric Anasazi habitation sites 01/20/09 95
DRI names Russel A. Kost III Vice President for Development 01/20/09 239
DRI’s Cablk invited to speak at international mine detection conference in Norway 01/20/09 99
DRI Data Shows Driest Spring on Record for California 01/20/09 111
DRI and UNR work together on biomass conversion process 01/20/09 85
DRI hires Assistant Research Hydrologist 01/20/09 100
DRI scientists to study Antarctic microbes during winter 01/20/09 81
DRI names Division of Atmospheric Sciences Executive Director 01/20/09 63
Ice Core study reveals potentially harmful heavy metal legacy 01/08/09 145
DRI researcher studies new form of photosynthesis in Mono Lake hot springs 01/08/09 110
DRI and NCET recognized for excellence by EDA 01/08/09 107
Mike and Leah Benjamin make major donation to DRI 01/08/09 328
Global Warming’s ecosystem double whammy 01/08/09 87
DRI to support new California weather watch network 01/08/09 74
Environmental Genomics Reveals Single-Species Ecosystem Deep Within the Earth 01/08/09 237
DRI names Public Information Officer 01/08/09 113
Rutgers student wins DRI’s Peter B. Wagner Award 01/08/09 82
$22M Nevada Climate Change Research Grant 11/24/08 134
Peter B. Wagner Medals of Excellence announced 11/20/08 109
Scientific Drilling to Study Human Origins in Africa 11/20/08 94
Scientists reveal more mysteries of deep-sea hydrothermal vents 11/20/08 107
DRI researcher's third Fulbright grant enhances, extends academic collaboration with university in Croatia 05/03/05 60
"Meteorology of the Sierra Nevada" 11/03/03 120
"Hydrogen and National Security" is theme of National DOE Hydrogen Panel meeting at Desert Research Institute in Reno October 29-30 10/13/01 27
Desert Research Institute Awards Maxey Fellowship 12/08/97 79

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