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 Creating a better future for the people of Nevada and the world is the mission that drives the daily work of our exceptional scientists at DRI.

Our talented team of scientists, students who work alongside them, and staff invests their skills and expertise in conducting research on critical public health and environmental topics in order to find solutions that will improve our quality of life at home and for people around the globe.

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Raiders Foundation Teams Up with the DRI to Help Bridge the Digital Divide

Through the NFL Foundation Digital Divide Grant, the Raiders Foundation teamed up with the DRI Foundation and J4NG to expose Southern Nevada students to careers in technology during the “Tech Tomorrow” event. 

STEM Force Graduates 2022

HELP of Southern Nevada and DRI Recognize STEM Force Graduates

HELP of Southern Nevada and DRI honored the graduates of its 2022 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) STEM Force Program. The 10-week program provided members with the opportunity to learn about STEM topics and careers.

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Field Notes From a DRI Research Team in Greenland: A Story Map

In May 2022, a team led by scientists from DRI in Reno, Nevada departed for Greenland, where they were joined by ice drilling, Arctic logistics, and mountaineering experts. Together, the team plans to collect a 440 meter-long ice core. 

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