In The News: The Lincy Institute
Breast cancer is considered to be a "woman's disease" with statistics showing that about 1 in 8 US. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
Each year during the month of October we turn our focus to bringing awareness to breast cancer in women, but now with the news of Mathew Knowles‘ diagnosis, we are alarmed by the cases of breast cancer in Black men.
What causes individuals who desire protection to forgo using it? And why, despite the physical and mental benefits of using their own preferred form of protection, do people not feel empowered enough to use it?
When Tucker Carlson agrees with Elizabeth Warren, it is worth taking notice. At a recent conservative conference, Mr. Carslon described Sen. Warren’s book, The Two Income Trap as “one of the best books” he had read on economic policy. “The single biggest change to our society,” he went on, “was the moment where it became impossible for the average person to support a family on one income.”
In the three weeks since Nevada Regent Kevin Page was exposed for a dubious use of his power in 2015, Page and other state-level higher education leaders have put up a wall of silence about the matter.
“Most of the young people that go to college go away, and then they don’t come back,” observes Lee Bianchi, a retired engineer who lived in Clinton, Iowa (pop. 26,647), from 1961 to 2008.
Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly appeared on “Nevada Week in Review” in early May. In discussing student diversity at UNLV, the program host asked Reilly what we could learn as a system from what UNLV is doing right.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada board recently rejected a plan to build a light rail system along Maryland Parkway, despite public support for the $1 billion proposal.
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.
After a decade in which Las Vegas rose from the depths of the Great Recession to a full recovery, this is an opportune time to look at our future and our immediate past.
In several ways, Alex Weisz and Emma Gould illustrate who is moving to Nevada.
On broadcast today: Robert Lang. He is a director with Brookings Mountain West and the Lincy Institute for the whole show, on an all new Nevada Newsmakers.