Topic: social issues

smiling black woman hangs "open" sign on the window of her business
Research | July 24, 2020
UNLV political science expert Tiffiany Howard examines the lag in U.S. Black business ownership and opportunities for closing the racial wealth gap.
Hands of white and black people being raised in the air at a protest.
Research | June 22, 2020
UNLV African American and African Diaspora Studies professor Tyler D. Parry on the effectiveness of protesting to enact social change.
silhouette of man and woman arguing
Research | June 16, 2020
UNLV criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on victims of intimate partner abuse and how society can help protect them in the future.
Protest signs read "Defund Police" and "Abolish Police"
Research | June 10, 2020
As more municipalities weigh the future of their police departments, UNLV professors explain what these movements mean and how they would work.
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.