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

teenage male, sitting in a dark hallway, holds his head in his hands
Research | February 26, 2016
Vulnerable youth have a friend in Ramona Denby-Brinson, the 2015 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award winner.
Jon Castagnino
People | January 27, 2016
Alumnus and new Greenspun School of Journalism instructor reflects on his fight with cancer, passion for journalism, and the inspiration he finds in students.
Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy
People | January 12, 2016
Communication studies professor Jacob Thompson on campaign history and how UNLV's selection as a debate site will leave a lasting mark on campus. Plus: Details on community watch events.
Benjamin Burroughs
People | November 9, 2015
The journalism professor talks about why we’re posting, liking, tweeting, and Snapchatting our way through digital conversations.
Judy Tudor
People | October 22, 2015
Alumna Judy Tudor turned her own foster care experience into a career helping kids through tough situations. Now at UNLV, she’s training child welfare employees.
Judy Tudor
Business and Community | October 22, 2015
For the last 10 years, the UNLV School of Social Work has played an important role in workforce development of child welfare system employees.
Robin Mendoza
Research | October 14, 2015
At age 20, Robin Mendoza has already helped develop a Clark County parks map. Now, the graduate student in public administration is using her research skills in GIS to help nonprofits.
High School students practice debate skills
Campus News | August 3, 2015
UNLV's top-ranked debate program helps local teens get over their fear of public speaking and prepare for national competitions.
William Sousa with a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer
Research | July 30, 2015
Public support for body-worn cameras is high but many doubt they will improve police and citizen relationships, according to a new national survey by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy.