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Nov 28, 2018
Research

Clark County is second in the nation in under-25 homelessness. Researchers at UNLV have come up with recommendations to help stem the tide.


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Oct 15, 2018
Business and Community

Criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on how you can empower yourself to empower survivors of interpersonal violence.


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Sep 26, 2018
Research

Criminal justice students gather public opinion on law enforcement use of drones and body-worn cameras before and after the Oct. 1 shooting.


Six UNLV researchers
Sep 26, 2018
Research
The history of health research is one of men studying men. Several UNLV researchers are flipping the script, creating new possibilities for women’s health and well-being in the process.

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Sep 25, 2018
Campus News

In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.


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Sep 21, 2018
Research

When toxic masculinity is part of a culture, male survivors of childhood abuse may turn to crime as a way to reclaim their masculinity.


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Sep 20, 2018
Research

Researchers work with underage sex trafficking victims to identify new ways to assist exploited children and prevent others from entering the abuse cycle.


Sep 4, 2018
People

From UNLV Magazine fall 2018 issue


Yuri Graves
Jul 12, 2018
Campus News

Emergency Management Coordinator Yuri Graves is planning ahead for campus crises, communication, and prevention.


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Jun 5, 2018
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.


Rachell Ekroos
May 24, 2018
Research

A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.


UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
May 9, 2018
People

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


Breanna Boppre
May 8, 2018
Research

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


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Apr 18, 2018
People

Alexis Kennedy wins 2018 Community-Based Research Award for a study that includes the views of survivors.