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A Lifetime of Learning and Discovery

Being well educated involves developing an array of intellectual skills, having the ability to use a variety of methodologies to understand our changing world, and having a broad base of diverse knowledge.

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Sociology doctoral student Marta Soligo poses at Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas
Dec. 4, 2018

A native of Italy, Marta Soligo researches the Italian "flavor" of some Southern Nevada tourist attractions.

Nov. 27, 2018

UNLV psychology professor hopes study will influence treatments.

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Nov. 15, 2018

Susan Lee Johnson will serve as first endowed chair in Liberal Arts; position will elevate history program to leader in the study of the Intermountain West.

Sara Ortiz, program manager for the Black Mountain Institute. She manages events, readings, etc. for the fellows and writers-in-residence, poses in front of trees on campus.
Nov. 13, 2018

As program manager for the Black Mountain Institute and "The Believer," the former vocalist lifts her voice to advocate for literacy in Las Vegas.

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Nov. 9, 2018

Five storytellers to share authentic experiences with a live audience.

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Nov. 7, 2018

Privacy threats are just as effective at scaring off illegal downloaders as big fines, UNLV study finds.

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