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Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
UNLV practicum helps social work students find the right fit and connect to future jobs.
From tragedy comes strength.
A compilation of media coverage profiling just a few of the many people of UNLV who made news in 2017.
Memorable moments of the year via tweets, grams, snaps, and more.
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.
When The Killers wanted to film a video in their hometown this year, they called UNLV grads Chuck Akin and Wes Hirni to guide their way.
Co-chaired by Sen. Harry Reid and Speaker John Boehner, board includes high profile experts who will direct bipartisan, research-based public policy solutions.
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
Commencement speaker Izack Tenorio found his niche in working on public initiatives. Now he sees them as a key tool in helping to ease divisions in the country.
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.
Emergency grant and support system helps determined student overcome setbacks.
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.
College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.
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Urban Affairs In The News
The UNLV debate team is doing better than ever.
Local residents may need to invest in a subscription to an online streaming service — Iowa City’s last video-rental store, Family Video, officially closed last weekend.
Two weeks before classes commenced at his new high school, Matthew Gomez found himself in the vice principal’s office.
He was the undisputed King of Las Vegas. His signature graced the side of the city’s fanciest casino and his gravelly voice greeted callers to the hotel. But now Wynn Resorts Ltd. will have to get used to life without Steve Wynn as CEO.
At 15, I arrived in the United States with a suitcase full of clothes, a picture of my golden retriever and the excitement of starting my new life. That was 10 years ago. Last month, the day after I graduated from college, I got on a nonstop flight that carried me and my new journalism degree away from the place I call home, back to a place my family and I once waved goodbye to. I am unsure I will be allowed to reenter.
Urban Affairs Experts
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
An expert in climate change and environmental risks.
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies
An expert on social and emerging media.
Director of the School of Public Policy and Leadership