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Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Clark County is second in the nation in under-25 homelessness. Researchers at UNLV have come up with recommendations to help stem the tide.
Thanks to a new online bachelor's degree in urban studies, Miranda Barrie has been able to work, travel, campaign, and study on her own terms.
Students from mechanical engineering team up with UNLV debate. Bonus: An inside look at the Shriners Open and special guests.
Ask this researcher about how citizens can be part of policy solutions.
Rebels get spooky for Halloween. Bonus: Early voting and CBS News broadcasts live from campus.
Event planning led this alumna to managing sponsored programs at her alma mater.
Publisher, writer, and all-around artist Pj Perez offers advice on pursuing dreams.
The “Most Spirited Rebel” contestants share the reasons they rep for the Rebels wherever they go.
Criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on how you can empower yourself to empower survivors of interpersonal violence.
Inaugural giving event wrapped up as hundreds of people joined the Arts Walk. Bonus: See who got a pie in the face during #RebelsGive.
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year Judy Tudor had her priorities reorganized because someone took the time to be kind.
Graduate College Alumnus of the Year Michael Gordon got a big boost when he was new in this country.
The Rotary Club made it possible for Achievement in Service Award winner Michael Gordon to come to UNLV. Now he's giving back to the city.
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Urban Affairs In The News
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state's Capitol because it would trim some of his successor's powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is defending lame-duck legislation that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.
The holiday season is upon us and as we gather together to exchange gifts and enjoy each other's company, it's worth remembering that there are many in America who don't share the same kind of abundance.
Before a single shovel hits dirt or a crane pierces the sky, lobbyists are greasing the wheels for developers to construct Southern Nevada’s major resorts and master-planned communities.
Urban Affairs Experts
Professor of Public Policy
Lee Bernick is a professor with expertise in state and local public policy, survey research, public budgeting, and legislative behavior.
Program Coordinator for the Masters in Emergency and Crisis Management Program
An expert in public lands management, law enforcement and emergency planning.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
An expert in climate change and environmental risks.