Upcoming Events

September 2022
  • Please join us to celebrate the life of Dr. Robert E. Lang on Friday, September 16, 2022 in Greenspun Hall on the UNLV campus. A light reception will begin at 3 p.m. in the Greenspun Hall Lobby, with the event beginning…
    Date: Friday, September 16, 2022 - 3:00pm
     Location: Greenspun Hall (GUA) - 1st floor auditorium

Past Events

February 2018
  • Celebrate the opening of the latest UNLV University Libraries Special Collections & Archives exhibit featuring photography by Aaron Mayes and items from the Building Las Vegas project. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert E. Lang…
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 - 5:30pm
     Location: Lied Library (LLB) - Goldfield Room
  • As part of the Brookings Scholar Lecture Series, Brookings Mountain West invites you to a lecture titled "Obama’s Fight for Rigor and Results in Social Policy" by Brookings Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Ron Haskins.…
    Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
     Location: Greenspun Hall (GUA) - First Floor Auditorium
December 2017
  • Brookings Mountain West is pleased to invite you to political debate here on the UNLV campus in collaboration with the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. Two distinguished Brookings colleagues will be joined by experts…
    Date: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
     Location: Greenspun Hall (GUA) - 1st Floor, Greenspun Hall Auditorium
November 2016
  • Brookings Mountain West and the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs will host a panel of experts in state and regional politics and history to examine election returns and exit polling and provide a first-read of the 2016…
    Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 8:00am
     Location: Greenspun Hall (GUA) - Greenspun Auditorium
October 2016
  • Brookings Mountain West will host, The 2016 Election: Why Las Vegas Matters, a panel discussion including experts in U.S. politics and presidential campaigns designed to highlight the increasing importance of Las Vegas and…
    Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 12:30pm
     Location: Greenspun Hall (GUA) - Greenspun Hall Auditorium (first floor)
September 2016
May 2016
  • Co-sponsored by the UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs and Solar City. Speakers and panelists include energy experts, regulators, and business leaders discussing Nevada’s leadership in the clean energy economy.
    Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 11:00am
February 2016
  • John Hudak discusses how "Members of the press help shed sunlight on the inner workings of government, expose flaws and problems in our system, and inform the citizenry, making journalism a cornerstone of a healthy democracy…
    Date: Monday, February 29, 2016 - 9:00am
January 2016
  • Brookings Mountain West will lead an analysis of selected rail transportation systems in place and under construction throughout the United States, with an emphasis on the development of light rail systems in America's…
    Date: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
October 2015
January 2014
  • Professor Allan Meltzer will present a lecture titled "Regulation and the Rule of Law."  Professor Meltzer is The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University. He and his long-…
    Date: Friday, January 24, 2014 - 10:30am
     Location: Greenspun Hall (GUA) - Auditorium
May 2013
January 2013
January 2011
  • A one-day conference -- hosted by Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford, and Assembly Speaker John Oceguera -- exploring best practices and possibilities for Nevada's next economy. Contact…
    Date: Friday, January 7, 2011 - (All day)
     Location: Student Union (SU) - Ballroom
October 2010
April 2010
September 2009
  • On Sept. 8, 2009 UNLV and The Brookings Institution announced a significant joint initiative that addresses infrastructure, public policy and quality of life challenges in Las Vegas and the mountain west states. Opening…
    Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 6:00pm