Topic: popular culture

closeup of computer keyboard with HATE spelled out in red letters
Research | October 2, 2019
UNLV sociologist on how interacting in online white supremacist networks can convert hateful words into real violence.
A portrait of UNLV associate professor Emily Salisbury standing in front of the Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center.
Arts and Culture | June 24, 2019
‘Orange is the New Black’ has mirrored real-life circumstances of women offenders since its debut in 2013.
silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
cartoon of men standing in a circle looking down at camera with concerned facial expressions
Arts and Culture | March 12, 2019
UNLV sports psychologist Brad Donohue on Netflix docuseries "Losers" and a new mental health approach to helping athletes find the silver lining after loss.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
three stacked retro televisions displaying rainbow off-air signal
Arts and Culture | October 3, 2018
UNLV professor Erika Abad on the history of LGBTQ people in comics, television, film, and other media, and why TV's latest superhero is just what we need.
man with superhero drawing on wall behind him
People | May 23, 2018
Benjamin Morse, former digital content director for Marvel Entertainment and future TEDx speaker, is transforming students into content creators.
decorated commencement cap
People | April 26, 2018
The emerging tradition of DIY decorated mortarboards offers professor insight into current day culture.
woman in office
People | December 4, 2017
Pushing the envelope in pop culture. Championing novel academic fields. Professor Felicia Campbell has been a Rebel for 55 years.
Michael Pravica talks to Marshawn Lynch
People | October 31, 2017
Physics professor Michael Pravica teams up with Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch in Bleacher Report web series.
woman in front of chalkboard
Research | September 20, 2017
Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.
child on a tablet device
Research | July 18, 2017
Benjamin Burroughs studies how new media industries channel children’s attention.