Barbara Cloud

Articles by Barbara Cloud

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Research | November 1, 2009

Renaissance drama, the history of gambling, and more capture the scholarly interest of faculty authors.

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Research | November 1, 2009

The work of one UNLV master’s student and her supervisor on the psychological and social consequences of gastric bypass surgery led them to compile their findings in a new book, which explores the reasons why patients undergo the procedure and the varied ways that the dramatic weight loss changes their lives.

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Research | November 1, 2009

A new book by the director of the UNLV Center for Gaming Research takes the reader through gambling’s historic timeline, from the earliest origins of using bones for dice up to the development of the high-tech resort casinos of today.

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Research | November 1, 2009

Director of the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies Ardyth Broadrick Sohn has written a book about her time in Huntsville, Texas, examining how the community’s culture and industry are shaped by the local prison facility and legal executions performed there.

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Research | November 1, 2009

Many Renaissance plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries are highly regarded today, but UNLV English professor Charles Whitney researched historical documents to uncover what audience members of the time period thought of the dramatic performances.

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Research | November 1, 2008

The Atlantic Monthly ranks UNLV’s graduate-level creative writing programs among best in the nation.

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Research | June 1, 2008

UNLV faculty authors shed light on Chicana history, willing suspension of disbelief, Ghandi’s gurus, and more.

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UNLV History | January 7, 2008

From visionary legislators to controversial coaches, the book covers the personalities who shaped UNLV.

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Research | November 1, 2006

UNLV faculty authors shed light on social anxiety in children, implementing change, and more.