Topic: books

A hand reaches for a book on a library shelf
Business and Community | July 9, 2020
UNLV student, librarian suggest diversifying at-home libraries as a first step in supporting people of color.
Business and Community | April 20, 2020
UNLV College of Education assembles online library of books amid coronavirus pandemic to help support children, parents, teachers.
A man in a colorful shirt holds a cigar at a bar in Havana, Cuba.
Research | July 25, 2019
Hospitality professor Tony Henthorne traces decades of tumult due to tourism fluctuations in Cuba.
A woman leans against a chain-link fence as the sun sets in the background.
Research | June 11, 2019
A new book reveals how current social structures thwart the mobility of black and brown youth, even those who ‘play by the rules.’
elephant reaching into tree
Research | June 6, 2019
A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.
two white pills, one red caplet
Research | April 16, 2019
A new book by social work professor An-Pyng Sun walks readers through the roots of addiction and treatment.
UNLV assistant professor Sophie Ladd reads a book to a group of students.
Business and Community | January 7, 2019
UNLV assistant professor encourages teachers-to-be to keep diversity front and center in the classroom.
sunlight through water
Research | August 7, 2018
A new book explores Gandhian thought and Quakerism to show us how both contribute to humanity’s quest for world peace.
view of Earth from the moon
Research | July 17, 2018
How the Whole Earth Catalog’s optimistic message reinvented the environmental movement in 1968
Silhouette of businesswoman with briefcase standing in doorway
Research | May 11, 2018
A first-of-its-kind book provides faculty with tools to help students understand — and maybe even surmount — threshold concepts.
man at microphone
Arts and Culture | April 2, 2018
Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.
woman at display of children's books
Campus News | September 25, 2017
With requests to ban books from libraries on the rise, it's as important as ever to protect intellectual freedom, says UNLV librarian Amanda Melilli.