News: Department of English

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Arts and Culture | August 4, 2019
From works providing context for today's political issues to the unexpected inspiration of sheep, Black Mountain Institute staff offer their recommendations.
Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
People | May 20, 2019
This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.
Karsyn Wilson sitting on stage in an empty theater.
Research | May 1, 2019
Through interviews and writing, this Research & Creative Honors Program participant discovered how storytelling empowers marginalized groups.
Christen Lena Gomez working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant makes educating children about the diversity within the Latino community fun.
book covers
Arts and Culture | April 26, 2019
Books by UNLV professors deal with topics as disparate as Thai food and feminist-owned sex-toy stores and the impact both have had in the U.S.
Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
People | April 8, 2019
From UNLV Magazine spring 2019 issue.
A close-up portrait of Terry Shirey
People | March 27, 2019
Nevada State Bank President Terry Shirey says high-quality medical school is key to moving Southern Nevada forward.
Arts and Culture | March 7, 2019
A soft-handed English professor helps stitch together a giant installation with UNLV Transformation Fellow Amanda Browder
Two women viewing artwork
Arts and Culture | February 20, 2019
The Barrick Museum's Axis Mundo exhibit explores the intersectionality of LGBTQ and Latinx artists.
Paul Moradkhan
People | October 10, 2018
Honors College Alumnus of the Year Paul Moradkhan keeps the region's ledgers in the black through his work with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.
female dancer surrounded by yellow material
Arts and Culture | October 2, 2018
The Barrick Museum's D.K. Sole on UNLV's role in ensuring that "we never forget."