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

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.
Emily Salisbury
Research | June 9, 2015
As “Orange is the New Black” returns for a third season, UNLV criminologist Emily Salisbury talks about women in prison and what they need to succeed afterwards.
Hannah Birch, at computer, in the newsroom
People | May 11, 2015
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs alumna talks about covering a devastating mudslide and what future journalists need to know.