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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.

The Lincy Institute In the News

 

Brookings
Jul. 10, 2020

The name of George Floyd looks set to enter the history books along with Rosa Parks and Emmett Till, as the face of a moment that fueled a movement. Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis was one that may have been added to the long tally of Black Americans who have died at the hands of police officers. It could have caused a brief, mostly local, flurry of attention before the world moved on.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
Jun. 10, 2020

Nevada election officials are confident Tuesday's primary will be smooth as the state attempts the first ever, largely mail-in voting primary amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Las Vegas Sun
Jun. 4, 2020

To Jake McKenna, Las Vegas is a special place. It’s where he met his fiancé at a work conference last year, and it’s a city he likes to visit whenever he can.

Casino.org
May. 28, 2020

The casino buffet has been an integral part of the Las Vegas experience for decades. But COVID-19 is threatening to put a fork in the Strip amenity staple.

 

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Jul. 2, 2020

A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.

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Jun. 11, 2020

A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.

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Jun. 3, 2020

Recently released artist's renderings show plans for the building that is scheduled to be under construction in February 2021.

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Accomplishments

EXPERTS

  • Professor and Lincy Chair of Urban Affairs, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
  • Assistant Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Director of Information Technology, The Lincy Institute
  • Director of Health Programs, The Lincy Institute

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