Michael Ian Borer In The News

Profile: Michael Ian Borer

September 19, 2019
No one knows what to expect, but lots of people are preparing for "Storm Area 51"
September 19, 2019
The visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for “Storm Area 51” are from Earth, not outer space. The events begin Friday morning.
September 18, 2019
Chances are, if you've been on Facebook you've probably seen the event to Storm Area 51. UNLV junior Dylan Orlando had his eyes on it.
September 17, 2019
He's somewhere out there: That is, Michael Ian Borer, a UNLV sociologist and pop culture expert who's available to offer context to media stories about the swelling interest in aliens and the Area 51 military base in Nevada.
September 17, 2019
DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE: UNLV professor Michael Ian Borer talks about the trend and people's interest in aliens in relation to the #StormArea51 phenomenon.
March 15, 2019
There is an oasis of beer in the desert of America’s expansive west, and yet most have remained blissfully ignorant of its bountiful brews.
November 14, 2018
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.
November 2, 2018
When is it too much? When does a city whose cursed baseball team fed a gargantuan sense of civic grievance and self-pity lose something by winning again and again?