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Campus News | July 2, 2020

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

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Campus News | June 11, 2020

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

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Campus News | June 3, 2020

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

Campus News | May 20, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the staff and students of UNLV who exemplify what it means to be a Rebel, even from home.

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People | May 15, 2020

Eight UNLV Students Honored With 2020 Lance and Elena Calvert Awards For Undergraduate Research across a wide spectrum of research topics.

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Campus News | March 5, 2020

A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.

Lincy Institute In The News

Brookings
July 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
June 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
June 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.

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.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 28, 2020

Nevada is on pace for strong voter turnout in its 2020 presidential primary election, according to new figures released by the Nevada secretary of state’s office.

Lincy Institute Experts

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A recognized expert in information technology, including human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, and intelligent computing systems. 

Recent Lincy Institute Accomplishments

April 22, 2020
Robert Lang (The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West) recently coauthored an opinion editorial published in the Las Vegas Sun. In the piece, Dr. Lang and North Las Vegas city manager Ryann Juden discuss Southern Nevada's RISE Together Plan (Recovery and Innovation for a Sustainable Economy). "The RISE plan provides a framework for bold,...
April 2, 2020
Magdalena Martinez (The Lincy Institute and School of Public Policy and Leadership) recently was appointed by the Nevada Legislative Hispanic Caucus to serve on a subcommittee examining the education digital divide of students in the Nevada. This subcommittee is charged with identifying what local and state policies can be implemented to minimize...
March 11, 2020
The CSUN Faculty Achievement Award recognizes faculty members for outstanding dedication to students through advising, classroom instruction, mentorship, or special events. Those receiving the award in 2020 are: William Ramsey, College of Liberal Arts, department of philosophy Caitlin Saladino, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, Lincy Institute...
February 28, 2020
Robert Lang (Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute), William Brown (Brookings), and David Damore (Political Science) recently had an op-ed that was featured in the Las Vegas Sun. Their article, "Winners and Losers from the Nevada Caucuses," examines the outcomes of the 2020 Nevada caucus and how "Nevada shaped this year’s presidential...
February 20, 2020
Robert Lang (Brookings Mountain West & The Lincy Institute), William Brown (Brookings), and David Damore (Political Science) recently had a piece published in FixGov, a Brookings Institution blog. Their piece "Electing a President: The Significance of Nevada," discusses that "while the outcomes of the Nevada caucuses may only yield a handful...
November 12, 2019
Fatma Nasoz (Computer Science and The Lincy Institute) has been named November's Nevada Woman in STEM by U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen. Nasoz is the director of information technology programs at The Lincy Institute and assistant professor with the department of computer science. Her academic research focuses on machine learning and human-computer...