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Department of Criminal Justice

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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.


Max Ornelas throws a left uppercut
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.


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.


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Nov 19, 2017
UNLV History

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


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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.