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People | September 8, 2021

Communication studies major Saha Salahi awarded Nevada's first John Lewis Youth Leadership Award.

Campus News | September 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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People | August 11, 2021

Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute's Caitlin Saladino's work helping fuel undergraduate research earns her UNLV's Top Tier Award.

Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

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People | June 22, 2021

Lang was a powerful advocate for UNLV and the role of higher education in helping Southern Nevada thrive.

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UNLV History | April 27, 2021

From a suggestion in an economic impact report to graduating its charter class in just 10 years. Here's how the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV got here and how it will shape health care in Southern Nevada.

Lincy Institute In The News

The Nevada Independent
September 23, 2021

This chip manufacturing shortage presents a premier opportunity for economic development in the Silver State.

Brookings
August 28, 2021

This week, authorities in South Africa announced that the country’s economy is 11 percent larger than previous estimates after Statistics South Africa altered its method for calculating gross domestic product.

Brookings
August 27, 2021

Unlike developing countries in Asia, African countries are not relying on export-led manufacturing to drive structural transformation but instead pivoting to service-oriented sectors.

Brookings
August 21, 2021

On Monday, Zambia’s electoral commission declared opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema the winner of the southern African nation’s recent presidential election.

Brookings
August 20, 2021

Africa’s youth population continues to grow rapidly: In fact, the World Bank predicts that people under the age of 25 are set to comprise 50 percent of the population of sub-Saharan Africa by 2050.

The Nevada Independent
August 19, 2021

In May, things were looking up. Today, conditions on the ground have forced a reassessment.

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Recent Lincy Institute Accomplishments

September 15, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently had her research on The Future of the Live Entertainment Tax in Southern Nevada published in the UNLV Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal. Gilbertson's research examines the history and current state of the Live Entertainment Tax to propose recomendations to...
August 6, 2021
Saha Salahi (Communication Studies, Brookings Mountain West, and The Lincy Institute) was named the inaugural Nevada recipient of the John Lewis Youth Leadership Award by Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske in a recent press release. The John Lewis Youth Leadership Award was established in 2021 by the National Association of Secretaries of State...
June 22, 2021
Peter Grema (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute, Honors College) was recently featured in the UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives Researcher Profile series discussing his research of the Clark County Economic Opportunity Board (EOB) for a History of Las Vegas class. Grema is an undergraduate.
June 14, 2021
Olivia Cheche (Political Science, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently had a paper published in the Governance: The Political Science Journal at UNLV. Her paper, "Calls for Accountability: Redefining the Culture of Policing in Las Vegas" explores the culture of policing in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, specifically within the...
May 12, 2021
Madison Frazee (Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute, Political Science) and Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio (Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute, School of Public Policy and Leadership) recently were awarded Best Lightning Talk and Best Podium Presentation, respectively, in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences discipline for...
May 11, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (The Lincy Institute, Brookings Mountain West, Economics) recently had her OpEd, "Nevada’s Broken Unemployment System Must be Fixed — Now," published in the Las Vegas Sun. Gilbertson discusses the need for Nevada to craft concrete solutions to address the failures of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and...