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Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
Brenna Spector wins 2018 Student Service Award for her work providing insight into the experiences and dreams of people with disabilities.
Harvard professor and Norton anthology editor Martin Puchner on the importance of World Literature and how it can impact students.
Anthropology professor Debra Martin, a 2018 Distinguished Professor, finds the evidence of violence throughout human culture.
Two-day Black Mountain Institute event features literary, music, and visual artists.
Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
The Black Mountain Institute fellow talks storytelling, social issues, and that fateful call for Oprah's Book Club.
Georgiann Davis and Claudia Keelan earned top honors from the Nevada System of Higher Education for their research and creative accomplishments.
This law library fellow enjoys the challenge of helping students ferret out reliable information.
So married to UNLV that she had her wedding reception on campus, this alum says working at her alma mater is a natural progression.
Grad students present their best work at annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact showcase on Feb. 2.
Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.
Alumnus Michael Del Gatto is a key part of the architectural team behind the design of Hospitality Hall.
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Liberal Arts In The News
Steve Wynn would have been remembered in Nevada history as a major entrepreneur—a major innovator in the hotel, casino, tourism and entertainment industry. Now, he’s also going to be remembered as part of the #MeToo movement amid the accusations of sexual harassment, and worse.
The editor of the American Journal of Political Science, William G. Jacoby, who has been accused of sexual harassment, posted his denial of those allegations on the journal’s website. His use of the journal to try to discredit the allegations against him outraged many political scientists, who were already frustrated by the handling of the case by the Midwest Political Science Association, which oversees the journal.
The American Journal of Political Science is of one of the field’s most esteemed publications. So visitors to the journal’s main webpage were everything from incredulous to irate about what they saw there earlier this week: instead of just political science news, editor William G. Jacoby had posted a message denying the sexual harassment allegations he’s facing.
For America’s best-known porn actress, one of the great challenges of her career was making sure fellow performers kept their clothes on.
Ecstatic Émigré: An Ethics of Practice and We Step Into the Sea: New and Selected Poems by Claudia Keelan
Liberal Arts Experts
Associate Professor of Psychology
An expert in memory, reading, and thinking processes.
Associate Professor, History
An expert in Nevada, Civil War, and gaming history.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
An expert in the evolution of human nutrition, hunter-gatherer societies, and the division of labor between the sexes.