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Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
From magic and witchcraft to building robots using Legos, these wild courses can put swordfighters in training and future presidents ready to deal with environmental catastrophe.
Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.
Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
The Rebel Report hits the ice. Bonus: A preview of the upcoming TEDxUNLV speakers.
Communication Studies grad Sage Sammons is helping to spread the word of an improbable Stanley Cup finalist as the Vegas Golden Knights' director of communications.
A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.
Benjamin Morse, former digital content director for Marvel Entertainment and future TEDx speaker, is transforming students into content creators.
Inspirational artists, entertainers, educators, athletes, and students headline TEDxUNLV 2018, a daylong celebration of “ideas worth spreading."
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Berry transferred to UNLV so he could mash up communication studies with business to prepare for a career in the music industry.
The president of the grad student association and UNLV employee added another Rebel degree to her credentials.
Pechous got involved in several student organizations, was Lee Business School Ambassador, joined the Honors College, and became a new student orientation leader. Next up: Law school.
At UNLV, the Las Vegas native found a welcoming community. Now she hopes to recreate the positive learning environment she experienced.
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Urban Affairs In The News
Being a good, responsible elected official is a tough job that involves processing an enormous amount of information on topics that are often highly complex.
Breanna Boppre joined her father onstage two years ago for his birthday.
The use of force by Minneapolis police has plunged 50 percent in the last decade, signaling a broad shift away from the “warrior” mentality that favors aggressive policing to reduce crime.
Who's to blame when confrontations between the police and the public turn bad is often in the eye of the beholder.
More than 3,000 students will participate in UNLV's graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, but it is extra special for one doctoral student.
Urban Affairs Experts
Director, Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum & Associate Professor-in-Residence, Communication Studies
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Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Leadership
An expert in violence prevention programs.