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About

Brookings Mountain West is a partnership between UNLV and the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution. The purpose of Brookings Mountain West is to bring the Brookings tradition of high-quality, independent, and impactful research to the issues facing the dynamic and fast-growing Intermountain West region. Building upon work at Brookings and UNLV, our community engagement and research initiatives focus on helping metropolitan areas like Las Vegas grow in robust, inclusive, and sustainable ways. Brookings Mountain West provides a platform to bring ideas and expertise together to enhance public policy discussions at the local, state, and regional level.

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Accomplishments

Nov. 13, 2020
UNLV students share their stories in a thought-provoking Brookings podcast series exploring immigration in the U.S.
Nov. 5, 2020
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.

Brookings Mountain West In the News

Las Vegas Sun
Nov. 23, 2020

A surge of COVID-19 cases in correctional facilities is not only endangering the lives of tens of thousands of people behind bars in Nevada, it’s threatening the health and well-being of everyone in our communities.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
Nov. 20, 2020

A plea to avoid a shutdown in Nevada. State Republican leaders sent a letter to Gov. Steve Sisolak asking him to consider the impact it would have on Nevada businesses.

Las Vegas Sun
Nov. 16, 2020

On Nov. 5, all eyes were on Nevada and Arizona as the world wondered if these two states would cast their electoral college votes for Joe Biden or President Donald Trump. Journalists in the United States and abroad delved into the political minutiae of Clark and Maricopa counties, with the outcome of the 2020 presidential election hanging in the balance.

KNPR News
Nov. 12, 2020

Tourism, the bread and butter of Nevada, is not exactly booming lately. Visitation is way down, shows are difficult to stage, and conventions are not allowed.

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