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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies

three stacked retro televisions displaying rainbow off-air signal
Oct 3, 2018
Arts and Culture

UNLV professor Erika Abad on the history of LGBTQ people in comics, television, film, and other media, and why TV's latest superhero is just what we need.


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Sep 25, 2018
Campus News

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 from the trauma.


Sep 1, 2018
Research
Authors explore social justice efforts springing from art, techniques for helping students accept new knowledge that may threaten long-held beliefs, and more.

Portrait Javon Johnson
May 29, 2018
People

Like a poetry verse, the artist-turned-academic said he’s most daring when he lets life flow.


decorated commencement cap
Apr 26, 2018
People

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


man at microphone
Apr 2, 2018
Arts and Culture

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


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.