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A new book on NBC’s Parks and Recreation sheds light on how feminist ideologies and humor within the TV show helped challenge our thinking.
A new book explores Gandhian thought and Quakerism to show us how both contribute to humanity’s quest for world peace.
KUNV Radio announces new musical programming.
Community graduate research assistant program connects students to the nonprofit community.
Emergency Management Coordinator Yuri Graves is planning ahead for campus crises, communication, and prevention.
From magic and witchcraft to building robots using Legos, these wild courses can put swordfighters in training and future presidents ready to deal with environmental catastrophe.
Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.
Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
The Rebel Report hits the ice. Bonus: A preview of the upcoming TEDxUNLV speakers.
Communication Studies grad Sage Sammons is helping to spread the word of an improbable Stanley Cup finalist as the Vegas Golden Knights' director of communications.
A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.
Benjamin Morse, former digital content director for Marvel Entertainment and future TEDx speaker, is transforming students into content creators.
Inspirational artists, entertainers, educators, athletes, and students headline TEDxUNLV 2018, a daylong celebration of “ideas worth spreading."
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Urban Affairs In The News
At the end of November, as Ridley Scott and the cast of All the Money in the World were in the midst of nine days of re-shoots in Rome and London, The Washington Post ran an article about pay disparities among the cast, specifically between Mark Wahlberg, the male lead, and Michelle Williams, his female co-star.
It's now a weekly, if not daily, occurrence: A video is posted on Facebook or Twitter showing a white person calling police on black people for minor violations or nothing at all, a new form of social media shaming that's exposed the everyday racism black Americans face and brought swift repercussions for the perpetrators.
Viral internet memes may seem silly, but they have the ability to shape cultural perceptions and political discourse. Donald Trump has been particularly adept at using memes to connect directly with his supporters and attack critics. Lou explains why they’re so impactful.
Growing up in a military family in Florida, Matthew Gomez entered high school as what he describes as a “hard-line Republican.”
The Supreme Court says a grand jury can keep digging until “every available clue has been run down.” As a former lawyer on the staff of independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr, I hope that’s not Robert Mueller’s plan. If, as reported, he’s thinking about subpoenaing President Trump to testify , he should drop the idea. The rule of law is at stake.
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