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UCED Newsletter
August 2019
The University Center for Economic Development was established in 1992 and is funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration. UCED activities and services include academic development research, counseling and referral services, and conducting sponsored workshops and seminars. Past studies, services, and seminars can be found on the UCED website.

CONTACT: Professor Tom Harris,  
Director's Message
Photo of Tom HarrisWelcome to the Summer 2019 edition of the University of Nevada, Reno Center For Economic Development (UCED) newsletter.  Below you will find ongoing UCED projects as well as an upcoming event this fall.

As part of the statewide commitment o f
UCED, we have produced several informational podcasts concerning the Northern Nevada Opportunity Zone Summit. This summit was in Reno on March 19 and 20.

You will also find our video recap of the 2019 Nevada Dairy & Livestock Summit in Fallon. The half-day event was held in late April, but you may watch each speaker's presentation at the links below.

Mark your calendars for the Global Climate Change Summit. The summit is
hosted by the Nevada Leadership Program and the College of Business as part of Business Week 2019, will feature three seperate panels and a keynote speaker. Information is below.

Have a great summer.

Thomas R. Harris, Professor and Director 


Nevada Dairy & Livestock Summit 2019

Check out the Dairy & Livestock Summit held in Fallon in April. There are four videos.

1. Tom Harris (UNR):
2. Mike Helmar (UNR):
3. George Knapek (Texas A&M):
4. Closing remarks:

The program was created and provided by the USDA, Risk Management Agency, Churchill County Economic Development Authority, City of Fallon, UNR Center for Economic Development, and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.
Nevada Rural Health Works
Nevada Rural Health Works Program (RHS) is a joint program between the UCED and the Office of Statewide Initiatives at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, and rural hospitals. Community residents are able to evaluate their health systems through the data and resources provided by RHS. The goal of the program is to expand needed health care services, healthier populations and stronger local economies in rural and frontier Nevada as identified in the Nevada Rural Health Works program data.

Read our reports by county:
Global Climate Change Summit Graphic

Global Climate Change Summit

Monday, September 23, 2019, 8 am to 2 pm
Joe Crowley Student Union, UNR Campus

Featured Participants
  • Dr. Steph McAfee, Deputy State Climatologist
  • Dilek Uz, Panel Moderator
  • Lynne Barker, City of Reno Sustainability Manager
  • Heidi Kratsch, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Dale Devitt, UNLV
  • Lyndsey Darrow, UNR / Emory University
  • Timothy Brown, DRI
  • Sheshadri Rajagopal, Panel Moderator, DRI
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