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Liberal Arts News
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.
Liberal Arts In The News
Chill. We’re not talking about the candidates.
Nevada has had a few cases head to the U.S. Supreme Court over the years. There was once was a sheriff who requested a passenger list from William Crendall – who said no. And that was the spark that led to Nevada’s first Supreme Court case.
Modern life is crazy stressful. It often feels like you’re trapped inside a 24-hour barrage of bad news, political hijinks and social media-induced envy. There may be no way to fix the world outside your front door, but the world inside can be a haven of your own creation. Here’s how.
This August, Atlanta-born, Brooklyn-based author Tayari Jones arrived in Las Vegas. She’s here as a Black Mountain Institute Shearing Fellow, which means she’s spending the academic year working on her next book. Right now, Jones is on a six-week, 35-event book tour. She spoke with Las Vegas Weekly from her stop in Boston. She returns to UNLV in March.
On Jan. 27, the state of Washington gave adults a third sex option on birth certificates — an “X” to indicate neither male nor female — without medical documentation. As gender scholars, we applaud this. It’s a big deal for the state to say that we don’t simply have males and females. Just adding one more category is a good start but doesn’t solve the problem of how we use these categories.
Liberal Arts Experts
Professor of History
A historian of European culture from the age of Enlightenment through the present day.
Associate Professor, History
An expert in Nevada, Civil War, and gaming history.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
An expert in cross-cultural psychotherapeutic practice and assessment, with a specialty in eating disorders and obesity.