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.
Public R1 universities undervalued as elitists clamber for acceptance
The news of a national scandal surrounding admissions procedures at top research universities in the U.S. is both disappointing and unsurprising. Families with incomes that would be the envy of most Americans are able to make donations — or offer bribes — to ensure their children’s enrollment at elite universities.