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Spring 2024 registration is now open! Make sure to check out our exciting, upper-division electives in African American and African Diaspora Studies, American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Latinx and Latin American Studies.  Our undergraduate degree majors and minors provide students with the skills they need to…
Congratulations to IGES student Joy Cooper, who was recently awarded the prestigious 2023 Lance and Elena Calvert Award for Undergraduate Research. Her project is titled: "A Tool for Digital Bibliotherapy: Fostering Emotional Resiliency Through A Visual Novel" and her faculty sponsor was IGES professor Dr. Sheila Bock. Joy graduated from UNLV with her Multidisciplinary Studies degree on Saturday…
Fall 2023 registration is now open! Make sure to check out our exciting, upper-division electives in African American and African Diaspora Studies, American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Latinx and Latin American Studies.  Our undergraduate degree majors and minors provide students with the skills they need to…

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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies is one of the academic programs in the College of Liberal Arts.