Topic: social issues

flag emblazoned with Tokyo 2020 and Olympic rings
Arts and Culture | July 26, 2021
UNLV sports history expert Kendra Gage’s class on Olympics explores historical, modern collisions between sport and social issues of the time.
A UNLV Food Pantry tote bag filled with groceries.
Business and Community | July 7, 2021
Nearly 2 in 5 college students nationwide are affected by food insecurity, with numbers continuing to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNLV campus with city in background
Campus News | May 10, 2021
The seminar for the campus community is aimed at helping students who have been arrested or incarcerated.
unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021
Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
vibrantly colored artwork of desert scene
Arts and Culture | March 16, 2021
The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute at UNLV brings back its arts-and-culture radio offerings.
A man sits at a tabel in front of a "We Are UNLV" sign
Campus News | March 1, 2021
Keith E. Whitfield on how we all can help UNLV advance as an equitable and inclusive university.
A woman in a suit leans against a stone wall
People | February 23, 2021
Creating trust among skeptics is an important part of beating back COVID-19, especially in communities of color.
Two elementary school students and their principal sit around a desk with tablets, paper, and pencils
Campus News | February 10, 2021
UNLV professor Iesha Jackson examines structural forms of racism in the teacher education pipeline and ways to combat them.
medical professional pokes syringe into top of a vial she holds in her gloved left hand
Campus News | February 4, 2021
UNLV public health researcher Melva Thompson-Robinson explains the U.S.’s history of medical trauma against people of color, its impact on the pandemic, and tips for meaningful messaging.
Kamala Harris wearing a white suit while giving her victory speech
Arts and Culture | January 28, 2021
UNLV fashion expert Deirdre Clemente on the historical scrutiny of male versus female politicians’ clothing and the power of textiles, color, and style in shaping image.
Claytee White sits in a chair and gestures toward a woman sitting to her right
Arts and Culture | December 30, 2020
A sampling of university experts who sounded off on the year’s monumental movements surrounding race, ethnicity, and gender.