Woodburn & Wedge 100 years

Celebrating a Century of Independence

  by Corrine Casanova   Woodburn and Wedge, the state’s oldest independent law firm, has its roots firmly planted in Nevada’s rich history as they celebrate their milestone 100th year this month. In those early days, beginning in 1918, their main focus was on mining law, real estate law, water law, corporate law, wills, estates…

Question 1, Marsy’s Law, Faces Final Confirmation

Question 1, Marsy’s Law, Faces Final Confirmation

    by Craig A. Ruark   For individuals accused of committing a crime, and those convicted of a crime, the U.S. Constitution and the constitutions of each state has a list of rights afforded to them by law. However, neither the U.S. Constitution nor the constitutions of around a dozen states enumerate strong rights…

Nevada Ballot Question 3

Yes or No on Question 3?

  by Corrine Casanova   On November 6, voters will vote yes or no on Question #3, “The Energy Choice Initiative.” The debate is heating up on both sides. Essentially, it is about deregulating Nevada’s energy market and allowing consumers to make a choice ontheir electrical provider. The measure seeks to amend the Nevada Constitution…

The Skinny on Two More Ballot Questions 4

Ballot Question 5 Aims to Increase Voter Registration

  by Craig A. Ruark   To vote or not to vote—that may be the only question if Ballot question 5 passes during the 2018 Nevada election.   Ballot Question 5 asks if Nevada residents support “automatic voter registration” of eligible citizens when they apply for a Nevada Drivers License or make changes to their…

The Skinny on Two More Ballot Questions 8

The Skinny on Two More Ballot Questions

    by Corrine Casanova   Question 2, also known as the “pink tax” and Question 4, the Medical Patient Tax Relief Act will also be on the ballot this November. While neither of them areswirling in controversylike the energy choice and renewable energy initiatives in Questions 3 and 6, there are a few things…

Building Global Education with a Local Perspective

Building Global Education with a Local Perspective

   by Corrine Casanova   Dean Greg Mosier of the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business is proud of his part in building a legacy of globally competitive leaders. A year after becoming dean in 2007, he created the Nevada Global Business Program. This unique study abroad program has students traveling to London, Toronto,…

Wanted: Mentors

Wanted: Mentors

   by Corrine Casanova StartUpNV, Nevada’s non-profit state-wide business incubator, is seeking mentors, founders and volunteers for newcomers in Nevada’s vibrant start-up community. They recently took over the reigns of VMS, a Summit Venture Mentoring Service, from the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). They are currently seeking the following: Member Companies / Founders…

Preparing Students to be 'BizFIT’

Preparing Students to be ‘BizFIT’

  by Madeline Glaviano   What is BIZ-FIT? BIZ-FIT is The College of Business Freshmen Intensive Transition program, designed to expose incoming freshmen to academic curriculum that relates to all programs of study within the College. The program is designed to simulate a typical Finals Week, allowing students to experience the challenges of time management,…