News: Department of Criminal Justice

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Research | November 28, 2018
Clark County is second in the nation in under-25 homelessness. Researchers at UNLV have come up with recommendations to help stem the tide.
Skye Dunfield pets her guide dog, Cindy
Campus News | October 30, 2018
What one student who is legally blind learned and how her six tips can help anyone stay safe on campus.
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Business and Community | October 15, 2018
Criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on how you can empower yourself to empower survivors of interpersonal violence.
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Research | September 26, 2018
Criminal justice students gather public opinion on law enforcement use of drones and body-worn cameras before and after the Oct. 1 shooting.
Six UNLV researchers
Research | September 26, 2018
The history of health research is one of men studying men. Several UNLV researchers are flipping the script, creating new possibilities for women’s health and well-being in the process.
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Campus News | September 25, 2018
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
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Research | September 21, 2018
When toxic masculinity is part of a culture, male survivors of childhood abuse may turn to crime as a way to reclaim their masculinity.
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Research | September 20, 2018
Researchers work with underage sex trafficking victims to identify new ways to assist exploited children and prevent others from entering the abuse cycle.
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People | September 4, 2018
From UNLV Magazine fall 2018 issue
Yuri Graves
Campus News | July 12, 2018
Emergency Management Coordinator Yuri Graves is planning ahead for campus crises, communication, and prevention.
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Campus News | June 5, 2018
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Rachell Ekroos
Research | May 24, 2018
A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.