Topic: books

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.
woman in front of chalkboard
Research | September 20, 2017
Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.
Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Research | August 31, 2017
New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.