In The News: Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 20, 2019

Skye Dunfied is a 23-year-old junior at UNLV who is majoring in criminal justice and carrying a 3.9 GPA. Skye isn't your average student, however. She’s been legally blind since she was born.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 14, 2019

The city of Las Vegas plans to hold open about 85 nonessential positions to save $10 million — and dodge the kind of sweeping layoffs that struck the city a decade ago — in preparation for the next economic downturn.

CNN
February 11, 2019

As special counsel Robert Mueller prepares a final report on his investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign complicity, two historic presidential inquiries offer distinct -- and clashing -- models.

Builder
February 8, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the collegiate teams that will be competing in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge. Student participants work during a two-year period to design and build complete, functional houses that are powered by renewable energy and demonstrate creative solutions to current issues in the industry. Winners will be selected in the summer of 2020 in Washington, D.C., as part of the 2020 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
February 8, 2019

UNLV was one of just 11 universities worldwide chosen to compete in the 2020 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The international contest challenges university student teams to design, build and operate solar-powered homes that are energy-efficient, affordable and attractive.

Las Vegas Sun
January 7, 2019

From examining the possibility of life on distant moons to helping improve the everyday lives of Las Vegas residents, wonderful things are happening on the UNLV campus.

Wired
January 7, 2019

Bird Box has been inescapable. Netflix’s newest horror film, released over the Christmas period, may not sound like festive fare, but that didn’t stop it racking up more than 45 million views in within a week. From marketing to meme-ability, everything about Bird Box was designed to give it the best shot at going viral.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 31, 2018

Enough visitors are expected to pour into Las Vegas for New Year’s celebrations to temporarily move the city and surrounding communities up five spots on U.S. metropolitan population rankings.

Las Vegas Sun
December 27, 2018

For a relatively young university such as UNLV to be classified as a top research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is a major accomplishment.

Las Vegas Sun
December 27, 2018

For a relatively young university such as UNLV to be classified as a top research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is a major accomplishment.

Fox 47
December 14, 2018

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state's Capitol because it would trim some of his successor's powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.

dailyreporter
December 13, 2018

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is defending lame-duck legislation that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers.