Kennedy VincentStudent Reporter
Kennedy Vincent is a former student reporter at KUNR Public Radio.
College students experiencing food insecurity now have access to fresh produce and meat on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. The food pantry, Pack Provisions, is seeing a higher number of students now due to inflation and supply issues.
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained supply chains and impacted businesses and consumers. KUNR’s Kennedy Vincent spoke to Brian Addington, a professor of logistics management at Truckee Meadows Community College, to find out why logistics companies are continuing to move to Reno and how that’s adding pressure to affordable housing challenges.
The University of Nevada, Reno has recently partnered with local and global companies to create new industry-focused programs for students. One program launching this month aims to increase diversity in tech education and inclusion in the workforce.
Later this month, Nevada will consider letting Washoe and Clark counties continue hiring emergency substitute teachers with only a high school diploma due to severe teacher shortages. While Washoe County is finding new ways to recruit substitutes, the district believes the emergency licenses are beneficial.