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
Gloria Flores and her son, Michael, share a stage as they both earn degrees on the same day.
As we race toward finals week, students share the projects they've planned, researched, and designed. Bonus: The class of 2019 counts down to the big day.
Inaugural symposium highlights need for collaboration across academia, business, and government to secure a prosperous American workforce.
Urban Adventure class draws in multiple disciplines to create a uniquely detailed scenario for students.
Urban Adventure class draws on police, social workers, actors and more to make a complex scenario come to life for Urban Affairs students.
With her love of sports, she is taking her approach “behind the scenes” by helping students in the classroom and in their sports.
Urban Affairs In The News
A mother and her son graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas together on Saturday.
Some staff members need a bullhorn to corral students through congested high school hallways and exit points. Not Lionel Stoxstell.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada board recently rejected a plan to build a light rail system along Maryland Parkway, despite public support for the $1 billion proposal.
Juan Melendez said he spent exactly 17 years, eight months and one day on death row in Florida for a murder he did not commit. He received $100 in compensation, a pair of pants and a shirt upon his release into a much-changed society.
Under fluorescent lights, a group of about 20 people huddles at a table listening to the static of the police-dispatch call fill the room.
Detectives bustle around a homicide scene while a public information officer fends off reporters crowded behind yellow tape. Social workers comfort traumatized witnesses while crime scene investigators collect evidence and examine the body.