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Department of Criminal Justice

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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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Apr 17, 2018
Athletics

Criminal justice student Max Ornelas juggles hitting the books and hitting the heavy bag as a pro boxer.


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Mar 27, 2018
Campus News

Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership


Portrait of Yuri Graves, UNLV's first emergency manager, stands by a call box.
Mar 23, 2018
People

The university's emergency manager comes by his experience with crisis planning courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard.


Melissa Rorie at a gaming table.
Feb 26, 2018
Research

Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.


Portrait of Amanda Gordon, Alumni Board and Volunteer Relations Coordinator
Feb 26, 2018
People

So married to UNLV that she had her wedding reception on campus, this alum says working at her alma mater is a natural progression.