News: School of Public Policy and Leadership

Pete Reyes poses next to a bookshelf.
People | May 28, 2019
A two-time UNLV alum, Pete Reyes is studying for a third degree while working full time and making indie-electronic albums.
Michael and Gloria Flores
People | May 20, 2019
Gloria Flores and her son, Michael, share a stage as they both earn degrees on the same day.
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.
Keith Rogers and Rebecca Rogers, wearing graduation robes, pose overlooking a pathway on the UNLV campus.
People | March 4, 2019
She's daring and he's diverse. Both are committed to helping UNLV students achieve their dreams.
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.
backpack and sleeping bag next to wall with "Nevada: Highest Rate of Homeless Youth in the Nation" spray painted on it
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.
People | November 13, 2018
Thanks to a new online bachelor's degree in urban studies, Miranda Barrie has been able to work, travel, campaign, and study on her own terms.
Katheryn "K.C." Brekken, Assistant Research Professor for the School of Public Policy and Leadership and MGM Resorts International Institute at UNLV poses in front of the Las Vegas Strip.
People | November 5, 2018
Ask this researcher about how citizens can be part of policy solutions.