News: Department of Criminal Justice

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.
Greenspun Building
Business and Community | April 3, 2019
City resilience framework will focus on health and wellness, economy and society, infrastructure and environment, and leadership and strategy.
cell phone with social apps
People | March 4, 2019
To unfriend, to unfollow, or to keep in touch? Communication studies professor Natalie Pennington helps answer questions about the human connection to social media.
UNLV graduate in cap and gown in crowd
Campus News | December 31, 2018
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made the news in 2018.
Two students are debating with one another.
Campus News | December 27, 2018
Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.