Topic: social issues

black person and white person holding hands at protest
Campus News | June 5, 2020
UNLV alumna Jessica Walters Murrey offers advice to those seeking to be allies in social change.
People | June 5, 2020
How a classroom assignment led UNLV alumna Jessica Walters Murrey to a career as a social change communication expert.
illustration of gas pump with bats flying around
Research | April 1, 2020
Social media may have changed the medium, but the stories are often the same as people process the uncertainty and fear of pandemics.
entrance to conference venue
Research | March 24, 2020
Governments and workers in sexualized tourism venues can partner to protect workers through code of conduct policies.
kid lounging
Research | March 19, 2020
Childhood anxiety expert Mirae Fornander offers advice to keep things chill through change.
four friends arguing
Research | March 17, 2020
UNLV communication professor Emma Bloomfield on breaking through scientific misinformation
Katherine Hertlein listening to person talk.
Arts and Culture | December 2, 2019
UNLV Couple and Family Therapy professor offers strategies for when requests to pass the salt escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.
Research | October 18, 2019
Unions are showcasing the viability of the picket line as a way to win contracts that bolster membership.
doctor talks to man sitting on exam table
Research | October 2, 2019
UNLV public health researcher Marya Shegog highlights study exploring survivor stories, stereotypes, and health care disparities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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.
various book covers
Arts and Culture | August 4, 2019
From works providing context for today's political issues to the unexpected inspiration of sheep, Black Mountain Institute staff offer their recommendations.
UNLV sign on campus
Research | July 9, 2019
A new study reveals stark disparities in mortality risk among children and youth across several measures of parental socioeconomic status.