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Brookings Mountain West

Robert Lang

Remembering Dr. Robert E. Lang

May 28, 1959 - June 21, 2021

Lincy Endowed Chair in Urban Affairs
Executive Director of The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West
Professor, School of Public Policy & Leadership, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

Lang's Impact on Southern Nevada

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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

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Dec. 8, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.

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Nov. 19, 2021

A remembrance from those who worked closest with him.

Brookings Mountain West In the News

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
Jan. 10, 2022

13 Action News anchor Todd Quinones looks back at how Senator Reid changed Nevada forever.

PBS
Jan. 10, 2022

Senator Harry Reid left a lasting legacy in Nevada. We’ll explore the impact the late senator had. Plus, we’ll examine the challenges that rural Nevada faces.   

This Is Reno
Dec. 30, 2021

A policy brief released this month says state transportation officials should consider routing the proposed Interstate-11 through eastern Nevada, not the western part of the state.

El Tiempo
Dec. 28, 2021

In order to address the teacher shortage in Nevada, in 2021, the Study.com educational platform implemented its “Keys the Classroom” initiative, which has been designed to generate opportunities for more applicants to successfully pass the required exams.

 

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