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Mark your calendar for Focus Las Vegas: In The Big Leagues Now on Thursday, April 26. Executive Director of The Lincy Institute at UNLV and Brookings Mountain West, Dr. Robert Lang, will be a featured speaker on how Las Vegas as a professional sports city impacts economic development, entertainment, and tourism. RSVP is required:

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Please consider attending this amazing event at Greenspun Hall sponsored by Brookings Mountain West, on Monday, Dec. 11. Details and registration can be found at: https://www.brookings.edu/…/the-changing-role-of-americas-…/

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Mental health, health, and criminal justice professionals from across Southern Nevada will come together for a daylong summit to discuss ways to work together to tackle the growing issue of substance use and addictions in the valley.

Learn more at: www.unlv.edu/…/agencies-come-together-address-substance-abu…

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Learn more about the inaugural "Southern Nevada Substance Use & Behavioral Health Summit," sponsored by The Lincy Institute at UNLV's Southern Nevada Addictive Disorders Training Project.

Southern Nevada Substance Use & Behavioral Health Summit brings mental health, criminal justice professionals together to educate and collaborate on critical public health issues.
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Racial diversity within Las Vegas neighborhoods ranks among the best in the country, according to a recent analysis of census data released by the Brookings Institution. ...
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Be sure to RSVP (goo.gl/4PQYHz) for The Lincy Institute at UNLV's upcoming summit titled, "Public-Private Partnerships in Support of Children & Families," on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

You are invited to attend our summit titled, "Public-Private Partnerships in Support of Children and Families" on Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm.

Get Involved! Contribute to a discussion on creating stronger families in Clark County by engaging with public agencies, nonprofits, and stakeholders throughout the Las Vegas Valley.

Hear from national speakers and child welfare stakeholder panels, and learn from the results of a successful collaborative child welfare project. Registration is required to attend this event. RSVP (goo.gl/4PQYHz) to stay connected, and learn more about the event over the coming weeks.

Have you read the latest brief by The Lincy Institute at UNLV? We are pleased to publish, "Rethinking Cooperative Extension in Southern Nevada," by David F. Damore, Robert E. Lang, Fatma Nasoz, William E. Brown, Jr., and Caitlin J. Saladino.

This brief examines the definition and allocation of land-grant status to higher education institutions in Nevada. Drawing on best practices from similar states, the brief offers a structural and programmatic framework for a UNLV-administered cooperative extension in Southern Nevada.

Read the full brief here: https://www.unlv.edu/…/Lincy-Reports-CooperativeExtSouthern…

The Lincy Institute at UNLV is pleased to publish a new policy brief, "Rethinking Cooperative Extension in Southern Nevada."

This brief examines the definition and allocation of land-grant status to higher education institutions in Nevada. Drawing on best practices from similar states, the brief offers a structural and programmatic framework for a UNLV-administered cooperative extension in Southern Nevada.

Read the full brief here: https://www.unlv.edu/…/Lincy-Reports-CooperativeExtSouthern…

Video from the Spring 2017 Brookings Scholar Lecture Series is NOW AVAILABLE online from Brookings Mountain West. Brookings Senior Fellow, Richard Reeves presented research from his upcoming book: "Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It."
https://www.unlv.edu/brookingsmtn…/2017-past-lectures-events

The Lincy Institute at UNLV and Brookings Mountain West are pleased to offer online resources from today's colloquium, "Making Cooperative Extension Work for Southern Nevada: Fulfilling UNLV's Urban Land Grant Mission" at https://www.unlv.edu/…/making-cooperative-extension-work-so…

Tomorrow (Sept. 20) is the last day to register for our upcoming colloquium, in partnership with Brookings Mountain West.

REGISTER HERE: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event…

The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West at UNLV are pleased to host a colloquium, exploring ways to rethink/reform County Cooperative Extension so that it is relevant to the modern metropolis that is the Las Vegas area. Research presentations will examine County Cooperative Extension from so...
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Latest Report from Brookings Mountain West:
"Beyond Density & Diversity: Understanding the Socio-Cultural Geography of Contemporary Presidential Elections"
https://www.unlv.edu/…/Brookings-DamoreLang-BeyondDensityDi…

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PLEASE REGISTER TODAY FOR OUR UPCOMING EVENT ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 23 AT 8:30AM.

The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West at UNLV are pleased to host a colloquium entitled, “Making Cooperative Extension Work for Southern Nevada: Fulfilling UNLV’s Urban Land Grant Mission.”

The event will explore ways to rethink/reform County Cooperative Extension so that it is relevant to the modern metropolis that is the Las Vegas area. The colloquium will feature research presentations that examine County Cooperative Extension from social, economic, and operational perspectives. Please register through our event page, listed here:

The Lincy Institute & Brookings Mountain West at UNLV are pleased to host a colloquium on rethinking/reforming County Cooperative Extension so that it is relevant to the modern metropolis that is the Las Vegas area. The event will feature research presentations on County Cooperative Extension from s...
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PLEASE REGISTER TODAY FOR OUR UPCOMING COLLOQUIUM. The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West at UNLV are pleased to host a colloquium entitled, “Making Cooperative Extension Work for Southern Nevada: Fulfilling UNLV’s Urban Land Grant Mission.” The event will explore ways to rethink/reform County Cooperative Extension so that it is relevant to the modern metropolis that is the Las Vegas area. The colloquium will feature research presentations that examine County Cooperative Extension from social, economic, and operational perspectives.

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The Lincy Institute at UNLV added a post from November 19, 2015 to their timeline.

The Lincy Institute, Las Vegas Sun and other community partners are teaming up to host a Community Mental Health Forum on December 2 at 6:30 pm in the Greenspun Auditorium. Join us as we explore community challenges created by lack of treatment for children with mental health problems. As the state begins revamping its delivery system for children’s mental health services, now is the time for parents and caregivers, health providers and others affected to weigh in.

https://www.unlv.edu/…/LincyInstitute-CommunityForumFlier.p…

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UNLV is a premier metropolitan research university. Its 332-acre main campus, located on the Southern tip of Nevada in a desert valley surrounded by mountains, is home to more than 220 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs, all accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and U…
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