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.
Dr. Alexis Kennedy, UNLV Criminal Justice professor and advisory board member of The Lincy Institute, awarded a U.S. Department of Justice grant to tackle the problem of human trafficking in our state.
Analysis: Was threat against UNLV part of a power play by regents
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.
Guest column: Chancellor should celebrate UNLV’s diversity
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.