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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal.
Like a poetry verse, the artist-turned-academic said he’s most daring when he lets life flow.
The emerging tradition of DIY decorated mortarboards offers professor insight into current day culture.
Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.
Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.
The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their wishes for this fall's incoming students.
McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.
President’s 2017 Classified Employee of the Year Flor Cardona says she is living the American dream
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Get into the world of Filipino boxing and masculinity through postdoctoral scholar's research.
This alum says she chose to work at UNLV because she enjoyed attending the university so much that she just couldn't tear herself away.
Law professor Addie Rolnick and African American studies professor Brandon Manning on issues of race, self-defense, and Black Lives Matter.
New York's storied park has had its share of tragedies. Read how alumnus Matt Falber is taking cues from its original design to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe.
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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies In The News
BYU Radio/Top of Mind with Julie Rose: Commencement ceremonies are an exercise in uniformity. Seen from the front, the graduates are an indistinguishable sea dressed in identical caps and gowns. But look at a group of 2018 graduates from the back and their individuality shouts at you from the flat tops of their caps. Folklorist Sheila Bock has documented the rise of this graduation cap-decorating fad.
On Wednesday, May 30, Kim Kardashian went to the White House to campaign for the early release of Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old woman serving a life sentence in federal prison for a drug-related crime committed over two decades ago. The next day, the president indeed announced plans for a pardon, just for someone else. On Thursday, Trump pardoned Dinesh D'Souza, the right-wing figure famous for his frequent appearances on Fox News and his reputation for being a provocative political commentator.
As images of college graduates walking across that stage in their caps and gowns have dominated our social media feeds over the last few weeks, you might have noticed a trend that’s taking off. Their graduation caps — those mortarboards sitting on top of their heads — are decorated.
For college students across the country, commencement formally marks the transition from student to graduate.
On May 20, the Magic Wand vibrator, formerly known as the Hitachi Magic Wand, turns 50 years old, marking a milestone in the history of the sexual revolution. The Magic Wand’s popularity has only increased since its 1968 inception, and unlike an orgasm, its rising action doesn’t end.
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Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
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Associate Professor, Gender and Sexuality Studies
An expert on gender, sexuality, media, and popular culture.
Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies
An expert on Latinos and LGBT social movements and representation in the media.