Topic: public policy

UNLV sign on campus
Research | July 9, 2019
A new study reveals stark disparities in mortality risk among children and youth across several measures of parental socioeconomic status.
A portrait of UNLV associate professor Emily Salisbury standing in front of the Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center.
Arts and Culture | June 24, 2019
‘Orange is the New Black’ has mirrored real-life circumstances of women offenders since its debut in 2013.
Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press, moderates a discussion at the Bellagio in Las Vegas between former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and former Speaker of the House John Boehner.
Business and Community | April 25, 2019
Inaugural symposium highlights need for collaboration across academia, business, and government to secure a prosperous American workforce.
Stands stand behind the police tape of a simulated crime scene
Campus News | April 25, 2019
Urban Adventure class draws in multiple disciplines to create a uniquely detailed scenario for students.
protester with sign saying "Fair Contract Now!"
Research | March 5, 2019
Unions are fighting for their survival in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling.
portrait of a man in a suit
Research | August 14, 2018
Law professor David Orentlicher on a solution to the controversy over affirmative action
workers at protest rally
Business and Community | June 28, 2018
Thanks to strong political engagement programs, Nevada's labor organizations succeed despite an adverse legal environment, according to law professor Ruben J. Garcia.
desert mountain landscape
Research | June 4, 2018
UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.
crowd watching screens
Business and Community | April 27, 2018
With the Supreme Court's pending sports gambling decision, states are already prepping for legalization.
casino betting board
Campus News | March 2, 2018
A U.S. Supreme Court a decision that would grant New Jersey the right to offer sports wagering would be a net positive for Nevada—as well as Boyd’s Gaming Law program.
Melissa Rorie at a gaming table.
Research | February 26, 2018
Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.
man in suit outside law building
Campus News | February 16, 2018
Dr. David Orentlicher is examining the intersection between medicine and policy.