Topic: popular culture

woman in office
People | August 14, 2020

Known for pushing the envelope and for being ahead of the curve, English professor and pop culture advocate Felicia Campbell joined the UNLV faculty in 1962.

Nicole Santero at home, surrounded by BTS memorabilia, including a poster.
People | August 3, 2020

Nicole Santero balances her job communicating about the School of Public Health with her doctoral research on the BTS phenomenon.

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.

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.

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.