Topic: Urban Affairs Alumni Stories

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.
woman outside
People | May 9, 2018
The president of the grad student association and UNLV employee added another Rebel degree to her credentials.
People | May 9, 2018
The nontraditional student worked as a flight attendant and juggled motherhood as she discovered her path to becoming a storyteller.
Breanna Boppre
Research | May 8, 2018
Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.
Portrait of Yuri Graves, UNLV's first emergency manager, stands by a call box.
People | March 23, 2018
The university's emergency manager comes by his experience with crisis planning courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard.
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.
Vanessa Hauc
People | September 28, 2017
As climate change and hurricanes dominate the news, alumna and Telemundo journalist Vanessa Hauc is raising awareness on the impact in Latino communities.
Portrait of Jason L Wasden
People | September 18, 2017
This new director of government affairs said he was drawn to UNLV where innovation knows no bounds.
Group of police officers
Campus News | August 17, 2017
Students in UNLV's crisis and emergency management program focus on preparedness for potential disasters
Sara Leoni
People | April 25, 2017
Sara Leoni, the College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year, finds that a great team can last a lifetime.
Gregory Gudenkauf looks at a childs artwork
People | March 27, 2017
UNLV alum Gregory Gudenkauf, a major gifts officer at Opportunity Village, is working with donors to make a difference for people with disabilities.
Vaneh Darakjian
People | February 27, 2017
Born in a refugee camp in Germany, Darakjian eventually settled in Las Vegas with her family and made her way to UNLV. Now this alum is busy promoting the high-quality graduate education offered by her alma mater.