Topic: books

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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.

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.

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.

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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.