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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.

What's Happening

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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
Feb. 4, 2019

After a decade in which Las Vegas rose from the depths of the Great Recession to a full recovery, this is an opportune time to look at our future and our immediate past.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Jan. 28, 2019

In several ways, Alex Weisz and Emma Gould illustrate who is moving to Nevada.

Nevada NewsMakers
Jan. 2, 2019

On broadcast today: Robert Lang. He is a director with Brookings Mountain West and the Lincy Institute for the whole show, on an all new Nevada Newsmakers.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Dec. 31, 2018

Enough visitors are expected to pour into Las Vegas for New Year’s celebrations to temporarily move the city and surrounding communities up five spots on U.S. metropolitan population rankings.



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