In The News: Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

January 27, 2023

It's National News Literacy Week. A chance to reflect on the vital role of gathering and sharing news and information. It's a lesson the next generation of journalists are learning everyday in classrooms across the country.

Daily Item
January 20, 2023

The growing number of law enforcement agencies across the Valley, state and nation adding body cameras to their tool kit is a good thing, for both the officers and the citizens they are charged with protecting.

Police 1
January 17, 2023

Every cop in every city can name a dozen spots within their jurisdiction that might call a hot spot or the place where drugs are sold, burglaries occur, or maybe where the next shooting will happen. It may not be so easy to articulate why, off-hand, but concepts like Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), and of course, crime maps can help.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 14, 2023

Two months after leaving public office before the end of his term, former state Sen. Chris Brooks has landed a new role as an executive at a Southern California private energy company that plans to expand into Nevada.

Las Vegas Sun
January 10, 2023

When Jorge Martinez saw a video of Las Vegas’ newest showgirl statues on social media, one question remained: What happened to the originals?

Las Vegas Review-Journal En Español
December 26, 2022

Nearly 90 percent of domestic abuse victims surveyed in Las Vegas said they would find justice through a trusted court system, according to a new study.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 22, 2022

Nearly 90 percent of domestic abuse victims surveyed in Las Vegas said that they would find justice through a trusted court system, according to a recent study.

Police 1
December 21, 2022

Gun violence threatens officer and public safety, strains police resources and devastates vulnerable communities. Gun violence surged in many jurisdictions in 2022, but there is good news: research offers solutions to gun violence hot spots.

Market Watch
December 20, 2022

When Mark Stokes, a scientist based at the University of Oxford, signed off for good from Twitter this past weekend, he announced that he wasn’t just leaving the social-media platform. He said he was leaving the “whole show,” as in preparing to die. As Stokes poignantly shared in his tweet, “I’ve been battling cancer last 2 years, but now only have a few days left now. Thank you wonderful people, I leave this crazy world with much love in my heart.”

Listin Diario
December 19, 2022

If you had to choose a movie image to remember this 2022, it would be the slap that Will Smith gave Chris Rock on Oscar night, an incident that continues to give rise to talk and that has come to eclipse other key moments in the history of these awards.

KSNV-TV: News 3
December 18, 2022

More than 2,000 UNLV Rebels will cross the Thomas and Mack stage on Monday and Tuesday, with five outstanding graduates representing the winter class of 2022.

Las Vegas Sun
December 18, 2022

Nevada continues to evolve demographically, socially and economically. The Nevada of 10 years from now will be dramatically different from the Nevada of today. To meet future challenges and opportunities, we must ensure our education and economic systems are prepared and aligned.