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Aug. 4, 2019

From works providing context for today's political issues to the unexpected inspiration of sheep, Black Mountain Institute staff offer their recommendations.

Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
May. 20, 2019

This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.

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May. 1, 2019

Through interviews and writing, this Research & Creative Honors Program participant discovered how storytelling empowers marginalized groups.

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May. 1, 2019

This Research & Creative Honors Program participant makes educating children about the diversity within the Latino community fun.

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Apr. 26, 2019

Books by UNLV professors deal with topics as disparate as Thai food and feminist-owned sex-toy stores and the impact both have had in the U.S.

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