Experts In The News

The Lantern
November 19, 2019
Ohio State students and faculty gathered in Hagerty Hall Monday afternoon for a workshop titled “Internment: Now and Then,” which provided insight into modern-day migrant detention by discussing the history of internment — the state of being confined as a prisoner, often for political or military reasons — in the United States through a series of presentations.
November 19, 2019
In sports, a player who is not performing well is sent to the bench. But in Nevada court, local and state judges can remain in office for about six years at a time, regardless of whether they seem to be working well or not.
November 17, 2019
Today is National Unfriend Day.
CNET
November 17, 2019
There's a holiday for practically everything -- even pruning your collection of friends on social media. Sunday is National Unfriend Day, which was started in 2010 by late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel. Shrinking your social circle has a number of benefits, according to Natalie Pennington, a communications professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, whose dissertation, cited in a university release, focuses on the effects of unfriending and unfollowing through social media.
November 16, 2019
The holiday encourages users of Facebook and other social networking platforms to examine how close or superficial their online relationships are, and unfriend those who ignore a status update pleading for volunteers to help move.
November 15, 2019
Former Las Vegas resident and comedian Jimmy Kimmel has created a holiday to help you end superficial relationships online. National Unfriend Day is Nov. 17 and a UNLV professor agrees with Kimmel.
November 15, 2019
More than half its population is non-white, including a third of residents who are Latino. It has huge masses of rural space but is still the third most urbanized state in the nation. Its growing senior population raises concerns about retirement security, while speedy growth is putting a crunch on affordable housing. Immigration, labor unions, education and health care are all major issues here.
The Scientist
November 15, 2019
That old joke about the milkman fathering many of a town’s children—it’s far from true, a new study reaffirms.