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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies

man at microphone
Apr 2, 2018
Arts & Culture

Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.


decorated commencement cap
Nov 29, 2017
People

The emerging tradition of DIY decorated mortarboards offers insight into current day culture.


woman in front of chalkboard
Sep 20, 2017
Research

Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.


A speaker on stage
Aug 22, 2017
Campus News

The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their wishes for this fall's incoming students.


A student and faculty member examine an experiment under magnification.
Aug 11, 2017
Research

McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.


Flor Cardona
Aug 2, 2017
People

President’s 2017 Classified Employee of the Year Flor Cardona says she is living the American dream


Fireworks ignite during commencement
May 11, 2017
People

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.


Constancio Arnaldo
Mar 29, 2017
Research

Get into the world of Filipino boxing and masculinity through postdoctoral scholar's research.


Christina Prendergast
Jan 17, 2017
People

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.


protester holding sign that reads, "Black Lives Matter"
Sep 7, 2016
People

Law professor Addie Rolnick and African American studies professor Brandon Manning on issues of race, self-defense, and Black Lives Matter.


Matthew Falber
Jul 27, 2015
Arts & Culture

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.


Sep 11, 2014
Business & Community
Professor Lynn Comella hits on the highlights of the city's brothel history — from the rise of Block 16 to the raid on Roxie's.

Portrait of Rainier Spencer
Nov 1, 2013
Research

Rainier Spencer, Afro-American studies professor and associate vice provost for academic affairs, writes about the concept and perception of race, how it affects social dynamics, and theories on how to move toward a post-racial society.


May 21, 2012
Arts & Culture
New work examines the aftermath of student protests of educational inequities in Los Angeles schools.