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A native of Italy, Marta Soligo researches the Italian "flavor" of some Southern Nevada tourist attractions.
Publisher, writer, and all-around artist Pj Perez offers advice on pursuing dreams.
Growing demand drives growth in online courses. Here are the people and tools helping faculty cross the digital divide.
This student’s summer research on microaggressions against queer black males was no small task.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Assistant sociology professor Ranita Ray says black and brown youth are not social problems and their futures are worthy of investment.
Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.
Vegas native Bo Bernhard’s research on the city’s top industry, hospitality and gaming, informs billion-dollar business decisions around the world and closer to home.
Georgiann Davis and Claudia Keelan earned top honors from the Nevada System of Higher Education for their research and creative accomplishments.
So married to UNLV that she had her wedding reception on campus, this alum says working at her alma mater is a natural progression.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
Sociology-based program connects students to community issues and social justice causes.
Former UNLV basketball player Gwynn Hobbs Grant encourages Native American youths to create their own success.
Offered for the first time this year, the Community Engagement Awards recognize four UNLV employees for commitment to community-focused research and service.
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Sociology In The News
Americans are known around the world for eating too much, but when it comes to time, we are starving ourselves. It’s called “time famine” – an unpleasant, uncomfortable feeling that we have too much to do in too little time. Social scientists have been studying it for more than 20 years.
Sheri’s Ranch, one of Nevada’s approximately 20 legal brothels, recently released an infographic breaking down the services its 134 sex workers provided over the course of 2017.
Your phone. In today’s society, it’s hard to picture life without it. It keeps you connected, it keeps you entertained, and it keeps you busy—but one thing it doesn’t necessarily do? Keep you productive.
Every generation comes with an identity, and often, stereotypes as well. But are these generational generalizations far? There isn’t really a simple answer, according to UNLV Associate Professor of Sociology Michael Borer.
Simon Gottschalk, professor of Sociology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and author of the book "The Terminal Self," joins David to discuss the infantilization of western culture.
Professor, Sociology and Hotel Management
An expert on gaming and society, Bernhard has been featured on CNN, The Discovery Channel, the BBC, and The History Channel.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
An expert in urban poverty and race
Professor of Sociology
An expert in both urban sustainability and political extremism, including white supremacy