Donor Stories

DRI Celebrates World Environment Day

DRI Celebrates World Environment Day

World Environment Day is June 5. “Everybody alive now is part of the generation that is the first to witness the devastating effects of environmental degradation.”  - United Nations World Environment Day Announcement 2024 The 2024 global theme for World...

Community Support for Nevada Robotics

Community Support for Nevada Robotics

Proceeds from Click Bond’s Valentine candy-gram employee fundraiser, which were matched through its Employee Charitable Giving Match program, were donated to Nevada Robotics to help ensure students have equitable access to computer science and STEM education.

MGM Resorts Funds STEM Educator Professional Development Trainings

MGM Resorts Funds STEM Educator Professional Development Trainings

At the end of 2023, the DRI STEM Education Program received generous funding from MGM Resorts International to host four STEM Co-Lab teacher trainings in southern Nevada.  The first training, which took place in January at the southern Nevada DRI STEM Co-lab, focused on the use of photon robots in K-12 classrooms to teach coding.

The DRI Foundation Welcomes New Trustees for 2024

The DRI Foundation Welcomes New Trustees for 2024

The DRI Foundation is pleased to welcome the new members to its Board of Trustees, each serving a four-year term. These board members were formally approved at the December NSHE Board of Regents meeting and will serve alongside existing DRI Foundation Board Members.

Supporting a Lifelong Passion for Science

Supporting a Lifelong Passion for Science

Philanthropy is a multigenerational Lewis family tradition. During his childhood, Robert Lewis wanted to be a scientist. He has supported DRI for almost 15 years and was part of an instrumental group of donors that provided philanthropic support to launch the Innovative Research Program (IRP) in 2018.

Remembering Peter Wagner

Remembering Peter Wagner

The Peter Wagner Memorial Endowment was established in 1981 by Sue Wagner, his wife and former longtime Nevada legislator and Lt. Governor, family, and friends. We thank Sue Wagner for establishing this endowment in Peter’s memory and their continued support.

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