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Newsmakers 2016: Research & Economic Development

UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.

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A new book reveals how current social structures thwart the mobility of black and brown youth, even those who ‘play by the rules.’
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Research | June 7, 2019
UNLV sociology doctoral students study how two politically polarized activist groups use social media to organize and impact legislation.
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Research | June 6, 2019
A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.