News: Department of Criminal Justice

Campus News | March 22, 2020
Top of the List: Seeking help whenever you need it.
UNLV professor Matthew Lachniet works in his lab on campus.
People | December 27, 2019
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.
Photo of Martha Amaya standing in a crowded group of people.
Campus News | December 12, 2019
Honors College student Martha Amaya one of just 30 nationwide to receive Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.
Police Services Assistant Chief Tod Miller poses in front of his cruiser on UNLV's campus.
People | November 12, 2019
UNLV’s new assistant police chief discusses his time in the Marine Corps, his 25-year public safety career, and the winter “anthrax” he endured in Northern Nevada.
man in white shirt and tie at desk
People | October 15, 2019
William S. Boyd School of Law Alumnus of the Year and former public defender John Piro's work recognized for helping pursue mental-health reform within the justice system.
Man stands with back to a whiteboard, talking to students
Campus News | September 27, 2019
Criminal justice mentorship program helps first-generation students navigate college
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.
woman in red dress in crowd
People | June 18, 2019
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
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.
Jim Stelk talks to three students during the Urban Adventure class.
Campus News | April 25, 2019
Urban Adventure class draws on police, social workers, actors and more to make a complex scenario come to life for Urban Affairs students.
exterior of UNLV Greenspun Building
Campus News | April 11, 2019
Applications now open for all UNLV graduate students; internships begin in June and focus on the integration of policymaking, finance, effective communication.