In The News: Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 23, 2022

UNLV researchers are part of a team that will receive almost three million dollars of federal funding for a project focused on the workforce for nuclear energy.

Nevada Independent
June 16, 2022

America is in the middle of a mental health care crisis. While the COVID-19 pandemic greatly worsened this national crisis, it has been years in the making.

Brookings
June 15, 2022

This has been a horrific month in America. While Ukrainians fight for their nation and their lives amid an aggressive Russian invasion, Americans are dealing with the slaughter of their schoolchildren and peaceful grocery shoppers (among others) by their own citizens. And yet at least half of our polity is unmoved and unwilling to support restrictive measures against gun ownership that have proven effective at stopping mass murders in at least 10 other wealthy countries, including the U.K., New Zealand, Scotland, and Australia.

This Is Reno
June 14, 2022

Reno is getting more and more expensive. A report released last week by UNLV shows few people working in the Reno area can afford to live here and pay for monthly mortgage payments – much less rent at current rates.

Nevada Current
June 14, 2022

State’s unique ‘summary eviction’ process is under fire again. Will this time be different?

Las Vegas Sun
June 14, 2022

Gov. Steve Sisolak, with about 40% of state votes tallied, took 89.9% of the vote against former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins in the Democratic gubernatorial primary to advance to the November election, where he is expected to face a stiff Republican challenge from Joe Lombardo, who received 39% of the vote statewide . In Clark County, Sisolak picked up 79.6% of votes and Lombardo got 47.9%.

The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 13, 2022

For decades, Philadelphia police have wrestled with managing the crowds that squeeze through South Street. Some residents and merchants says the neighborhood has taken on an air of lawlessness.

This Is Reno
June 10, 2022

Retail workers, the most common job in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, don’t earn enough to afford a studio apartment, let alone buy a house, according to recent data from UNLV researchers.

KVPI: News 6
June 10, 2022

Retail workers, the most common job in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, don’t earn enough to afford a studio apartment, let alone buy a house, according to recent data from UNLV researchers.

The Paradise
June 2, 2022

Nevada, a longtime presidential battleground state, is hosting another key race in 2022 — the fight to control one of the state’s two seats in the U.S. Senate.

PolitiFact
June 2, 2022

Nevada, a longtime presidential battleground state, is hosting another key race in 2022 — the fight to control one of the state’s two seats in the U.S. Senate.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 1, 2022

The tragedy caused by the murder of 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School, in Uvalde, Texas, re-establishes -once again- the debate on the free sale and carrying of weapons in the country, as well as the attention regarding the mental health.