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  • The Reality of Women’s Prisons

    As “Orange is the New Black” returns for a third season, UNLV criminologist Emily Salisbury talks about women in prison and what they need to succeed afterwards.

  • Social Work Professor Awarded Harry Reid Silver State Research Award

    Ramona Denby-Brinson of the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs recognized for her work on social services, the foster system, and children’s mental health.

  • Watchdog: Investigative Journalist Lawrence Mower

    Lawrence Mower jumped into journalism just as newsrooms were cutting back. That gave the young reporter a chance to dig into the numbers to expose corruption in public agencies.

  • Watchdog: Advocate James Dold

    Abuse as a teenager and rejected applications didn't hold James Dold back from law school. Once there, he found his purpose in changing the country's juvenile justice system.

  • Journalism Graduate Part Of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Team

    Greenspun College of Urban Affairs alumna talks about covering a devastating mudslide and what future journalists need to know.

Welcome

The Greenspun College of Urban Affairs is dedicated to your personal and academic development, the advancement of our disciplines, and the improvement of public policy and professional practices.

Our programs emphasize improvement of the quality of urban life by preparing you for professional practice through interdisciplinary learning, service, and scholarship founded on active collaboration among you, our faculty, professionals, and community members.