Topic: social media

Research | October 14, 2020
UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington explores the impact of politics and partisanship on online friendships.
cartoon person looks away from phone and touches head anxiously
Business and Community | May 22, 2020
UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk provides tips on how to adjust to increased screen time during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Business and Community | March 20, 2020
UNLV communication studies professor Natalie Pennington offers tips to preserve your mental health while protecting your physical health.
Portrait of Dr. Michelle Paul, psychologist and director of The PRACTICE Mental Health Clinic  at UNLV.
Business and Community | November 4, 2019
UNLV psychologist Dr. Michelle Paul shares practical ways to put the hope back in the holiday season.
computer screen showing Facebook friend requests
Research | November 4, 2019
UNLV communication studies professor and social media researcher Natalie Pennington unveils the biggest online dealbreakers, cling makers, and tips for culling your contact list.
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 dry lake bed at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Research | June 6, 2019
UNLV researcher develops new method for categorizing climate change beliefs and shares tactics for communicating with deniers.
cell phone with social apps
People | March 4, 2019
To unfriend, to unfollow, or to keep in touch? Communication studies professor Natalie Pennington helps answer questions about the human connection to social media.