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Campus News | December 8, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.

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People | November 19, 2021

A remembrance from those who worked closest with him.

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Campus News | November 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

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Business and Community | October 18, 2021

Damore to serve as interim executive director for two public policy research centers at UNLV that focus on critical issues facing Nevada and the nation.

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People | October 13, 2021

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year Caitlin Saladino helps provide significant insights into the Mountain West for researchers, policymakers, and the public alike.

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People | September 8, 2021

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

Lincy Institute In The News

PBS
January 10, 2022

Senator Harry Reid left a lasting legacy in Nevada. We’ll explore the impact the late senator had. Plus, we’ll examine the challenges that rural Nevada faces.   

PBS
January 10, 2022

Senator Harry Reid left a lasting legacy in Nevada. We’ll explore the impact the late senator had. Plus, we’ll examine the challenges that rural Nevada faces.   

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
November 24, 2021

There is only one medical center in Nevada that can treat the sickest COVID-19 patients with a special machine that is a "lifeline" for those who struggle to breathe.

KNPR News
November 12, 2021

The Clark County school board fired Jesus Jara; now they are going to consider hiring him again.

The Nevada Independent
October 7, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect people across the United States, cities and states are struggling to combat vaccination gaps. This is especially true in Nevada, where the vaccination rate for Black residents is lagging behind that of white, Asian and Latino residents.

The Nevada Independent
September 23, 2021

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

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Recent Lincy Institute Accomplishments

October 8, 2021
Olivia Cheche (Political Science, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently had her OpEd, "Vaccine gaps have a prominent effect on Black Nevadans" published in the Nevada Independent. Cheche discusses data which shows Nevada as reporting one of the lowest vaccination rates for its Black population when compared to 45 other states,…
September 28, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently had her Op-Ed, "Microchip manufacturing could boost Nevada economy" published in the Nevada Independent. Gilberton discusses how the expanding global microchip shortage presents a premier opportunity to augment Nevada’s strong economic diversification efforts.
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 recommendations 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…