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The Lincy Institute

Share Knowledge, Change Lives, Transform Our Community

The Lincy Institute is a public policy think tank organized to conduct and support research improving health, education, economic development, governance, non-profits, and social services in Nevada. This research is used to build capacity for service providers and enhance efforts to draw state and federal money to the greater Las Vegas region. The Lincy Institute also highlights key issues that affect public policy and quality-of-life decisions on behalf of children, families, and communities in Nevada.

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Exterior of Greenspun Hall
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The Lincy Institute In the News

Las Vegas Review Journal
May. 30, 2023

Schools. Oakland A’s. Mining companies. Formula 1. Those are some of the organizations and entities Gov. Joe Lombardo met with during his first few months in office.

Miami Herald
May. 17, 2023

Defeating Donald Trump in a Republican presidential primary won’t be an easy challenge for Ron DeSantis.

Nevada Independent
May. 11, 2023

North Las Vegas city officials and the city’s charter committee are not “on the same page,” city leaders said during a contentious meeting for a bill expanding the size of the city council and that Gov. Joe Lombardo has promised to veto.

Nevada Independent
Apr. 14, 2023

A sweeping higher education bill that sought to dismantle the Nevada System of Higher Education’s (NSHE) governing structure is likely being turned into a study, according to a proposed amendment presented to a legislative committee Wednesday — but would still aim to create new, individual governing boards for the state’s community colleges.

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environmental portrait of student Zachary Billot
May. 9, 2023

Zachary Billot is the first student in UNLV history to receive the nationally-competitive award. 

women wearing t-shirt that says UNLV Home of the Brave
Apr. 21, 2023

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

Scarlet and Gray, “REB's Glitter Squad”, Lester Cruz and Isabel Ferguson, take pictures and hype up students and families during the October 2022 homecoming football game.
Nov. 8, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made headlines locally, regionally, and internationally.

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  • Chair and Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Associate Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Director of Data Science, The Lincy Institute


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