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Department of Criminal Justice

Tamara Madensen outside T-Mobile Arena.
Dec 21, 2017
Research

UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.


woman with laptop next to sleeping man
Dec 11, 2017
Campus News

Some inspirational words from Rebels who've made it through another fall semester.


Body camera on police officer.
Nov 27, 2017
Research

Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.


couple at desk filled with holiday cards
Nov 19, 2017
UNLV History

Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.


hands holding cardboard cutout of house
Nov 9, 2017
Business & Community

College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.


man giving presentation
Nov 8, 2017
Research

Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.


Three students pore over notes at a mock trial.
Sep 22, 2017
Business & Community

Mentored by practicing legal professionals, undergraduate students in the mock trial team are already learning what it takes to become a trial lawyer.


Closeup of books
Apr 18, 2017
Research

From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.


Breanna Boppre
Apr 6, 2017
Research

Breanna Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.


Hands rest hanging ourside of jail bars
Aug 30, 2016
Business & Community

Criminal justice professor Emily J. Salisbury studies how the treatment of inmates affects all of us.


Barbara Richards
Jul 28, 2016
People

Barbara Richards’ nine years of service captured her first-place honors in this year’s President’s Classified Employee of the Year competition.


Devron Brown
Jul 20, 2016
People

Criminal Justice graduate Devron Brown's lesson in "adulting."


Brittnie Watkins
Jun 23, 2016
People

Brittnie Watkins excels at keeping multiple balls in the air as she earns four UNLV degrees, mothers two, and fulfills a state Supreme Court clerkship.


Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Dec 23, 2015
Research

UNLV researchers made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2015.