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Our college offers a variety of degrees and certificates, designed to prepare students for a career that will directly impact their community.

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Community Solutions

Our high achieving community-engaged faculty and students work with partners, who like us, see challenges as opportunities. Building community relationships, trust, and collaboration is essential to creating urban solutions for the 21st century. Faculty and students are engaged in co-creating programs to ensure Las Vegas is an exciting, safe, equitable, tolerant, innovative, dynamic, and resilient city for residents and visitors alike.

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MGM Resorts Public Policy Institute

The MGM Resorts Public Policy Institute is housed within the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs. Co-chaired by former Nevada Senator Harry Reid and former Speaker of the House John Boehner, the MGM Resorts Public Policy Institute will focus on public policy solutions that impact communities.

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About the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs at UNLV

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Greenspun Hall

Greenspun Hall, located at the corner of Maryland Parkway and University Road, serves as the home for five of the college's academic programs. At 120,000 square feet, this massive five-story building features an auditorium, high-definition (HD) media facilities for KUNV-FM and UNLV-TV, student media laboratories and classrooms, and faculty offices.


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