In The News: School of Public Policy and Leadership

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 22, 2018

Big changes for homebuyers in the City of Las Vegas looking for a new build home. It’s a story News3 has been following for nearly nine months since Las Vegas City Council first looked at mandating residential fire sprinklers.

Bloomberg
February 7, 2018

He was the undisputed King of Las Vegas. His signature graced the side of the city’s fanciest casino and his gravelly voice greeted callers to the hotel. But now Wynn Resorts Ltd. will have to get used to life without Steve Wynn as CEO.

KNPR News
January 23, 2018

Now that the Bundys are out of jail and the judge dropped charges due to misconduct by federal prosecutors, all their troubles are over, right?

Mesquite Local News
January 16, 2018

he 2018 Homeless Census and Survey will launch on January 24th.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 20, 2017

The information flow regarding a new bipartisan think tank to be housed at UNLV has been almost nonexistent, from both the university and the company funding the project, MGM Resorts International.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 20, 2017

In the wake of 9/11, UNLV created a master’s degree in crisis and emergency management to give students the tools to respond to threats of terrorism.

NPR
November 16, 2017

The federal conspiracy trial against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is hitting right at the heart of the country's divide over information and truth.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 6, 2017

When an active shooter turned up in Las Vegas, emergency managers were ready. Now, those same crisis managers are preparing for the Las Vegas New Year celebration and events like the Las Vegas Rock And Roll Marathon, next weekend.

City Lab
October 5, 2017

The man suspected of firing down into an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night, killing at least 59 people and injuring 527, managed to haul at least 23 firearms—plus ammunition, gun stands, scopes, and other accessories—into his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay.

City Lab
October 5, 2017

The man suspected of firing down into an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night, killing at least 59 people and injuring 527, managed to haul at least 23 firearms—plus ammunition, gun stands, scopes, and other accessories—into his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay.

NPR
September 12, 2017

As the world goes digital, cybersecurity is becoming more and more important. Take, for example, the recent breach of Equifax credit monitoring, which exposed personal information of more than half of all Americans.

KNPR News
September 5, 2017

It’s back to school time, including for those interested in serving on boards of education. A new class designed to boost the skills of those interested in serving on school boards is being launched by the UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs and the Leadership Foundation of Greater Las Vegas, the philanthropic arm of the Metro Chamber.