Afsha Bawany

Director of Communication, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

Afsha Bawany writes about and connects journalists to UNLV experts in the following areas:

  • Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

Subject Areas:

  • Communication Studies
  • Criminal Justice 
  • Journalism and Media Studies
  • School of Public Policy and Leadership
  • Social Work

Articles by Afsha Bawany

woman standing with street behind her
People | June 6, 2018
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.
Sage Sammons
People | May 31, 2018
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.
man with superhero drawing on wall behind him
People | May 23, 2018
Benjamin Morse, former digital content director for Marvel Entertainment and future TEDx speaker, is transforming students into content creators.
Wesley Hirni and Chuck Akin in their studio.
People | December 20, 2017
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.
Michael Bruner
People | October 3, 2017
Performance poetry led the new chair of communication studies to a career studying the power of persuasion.
Reece Aguilar
Campus News | September 20, 2017
UNLV's team of rapid-fire competitive policy debaters advanced to the elite eight of the season's first tournament.
montage of album covers
Campus News | September 5, 2017
Student DJs curated a Back to UNLV Spotify list to impart some advice.
Shakeria Hawkins
Campus News | August 3, 2017
Student-produced show Rebel Report wins an Emmy Award while its student reporters go on to land jobs.
Jennifer Guthrie with two sets of hands on her shoulders
Research | April 27, 2017
Study highlights the importance of effective communication between survivors of domestic violence and the shelter staff who help them.