Greenspun College of Urban Affairs News
The Greenspun College of Urban Affairs is committed to creating contemporary solutions for resilient communities. Its academic programs focus on effective public policymaking, creating support structures to meet behavioral and mental health challenges, ensuring cities are safe and prepared to meet emergency situations, effective and ethical journalism, and interpersonal and public communication strategies.
Current Urban Affairs News
A roundup of news stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made headlines locally, nationally, and globally.
A collection of news stories highlighting expert insights, new collaborations, and academic achievement.
Veteran reporter Molly Sullivan returned home to head UNLV's sports journalism concentration.
Jade Thomas brings her love of the game to the viewers as part of the student-led broadcast program Rebel Report.
Inspired by his love of sports, Dominic Lavoie brings fresh energy to sports journalism.
Senior film major Teneka Ash dives into sports journalism as a member of the Rebel Report team.
Urban Affairs In The News
It's been six months since the Nord Stream gas pipelines were ruptured by a series of explosions, leaking tons of methane into the environment and igniting an international whodunit. Russia, the United States, the United Kingdom, and an unnamed pro-Ukrainian group have all been accused of planting explosives on the Baltic Sea pipelines in recent months. But half a year since the sabotage took place, the mystery remains unsolved.
Research shows that face-to-face interactions may feel like a lot more work than using technology. But in reality, they’re more energizing. People who rely on social media to combat loneliness are likely to experience a stronger wish for company down the road.
This month, lower-income households in 32 states, including Nevada, will receive at least $95 a month less from the federal government to buy food.
How do law-abiding people get caught up in dangerous group dynamics? Learn the sociology behind collective behavior and contagion theory.
Fundraisers often don’t realize they’re headed toward burnout until it’s too late. Their commitment to the mission and drive to meet development goals can keep them laser-focused on the work at the expense of their own well-being.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a 350-acre campus, just east of the Las Vegas strip. With over twenty-five thousand students in attendance, it can be hard to keep track of who is on campus.