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The Lincy Institute

Conducting and supporting research that focuses on improving Nevada’s health, education, and social services. 

The Lincy Institute is a research institute organized to conduct and support research that focuses on improving Nevada’s health, education, and social services. This research is used to build capacity for service providers and enhance efforts to draw state and federal money to the greater Las Vegas. The Lincy Institute also highlights key issues that affect public policy and quality-of-life decisions on behalf of children, seniors, and families in Nevada.

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Sep. 26, 2018

Training Program led by UNLV addresses the shortage of professionals who are trained to recognize and treat individuals in need of care.

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Jun. 6, 2018

Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.

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Apr. 18, 2018

Professor Fatma Nasoz earns 2018 Faculty/Staff Community Outreach Award for program providing computer coding opportunities to underserved female students.

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  • Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
  • Assistant Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
  • Senior Resident Scholar of Information Technology, The Lincy Institute
  • Director of Health Programs, The Lincy Institute


The Lincy Institute In the News


Las Vegas Sun
Jul. 17, 2019

In the three weeks since Nevada Regent Kevin Page was exposed for a dubious use of his power in 2015, Page and other state-level higher education leaders have put up a wall of silence about the matter.

Jun. 24, 2019

“Most of the young people that go to college go away, and then they don’t come back,” observes Lee Bianchi, a retired engineer who lived in Clinton, Iowa (pop. 26,647), from 1961 to 2008.

Las Vegas Sun
Jun. 7, 2019

Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly appeared on “Nevada Week in Review” in early May. In discussing student diversity at UNLV, the program host asked Reilly what we could learn as a system from what UNLV is doing right.

Las Vegas Sun
Apr. 29, 2019

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada board recently rejected a plan to build a light rail system along Maryland Parkway, despite public support for the $1 billion proposal.



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