News: Department of Criminal Justice

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Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
A woman wears a cloth face mask
Business and Community | June 26, 2020
As virus mandate goes into place, public health professor Brian Labus offers context.
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Research | June 16, 2020
UNLV criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on victims of intimate partner abuse and how society can help protect them in the future.
Protest signs read "Defund Police" and "Abolish Police"
Research | June 10, 2020
As more municipalities weigh the future of their police departments, UNLV professors explain what these movements mean and how they would work.
A woman in an Army uniform smiles
People | May 20, 2020
National Guard member and UNLV student Jackie Trujillo finds way to balance helping combat the virus with her studies.
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Campus News | May 14, 2020
An enduring UNLV end-of-semester tradition is to highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
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Business and Community | May 1, 2020
Carnegie Foundation names university among top institutions in country for community engagement.
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.
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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.