Current Philosophy News
These faculty members aren't just accomplished in their academic fields. They all have one thing in common: success in the hobbies they're passionate about.
Some students spent their summer lounging peacefully at the pool. Zantana Ephrem spent hers studying just war theory.
This aspiring "world-improvement strategist" hopes that studying in Israel will help her gain a more in-depth perspective on Middle East conflicts and allow her to improve her Arabic.
Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.
Meet six UNLV graduates who are reshaping Las Vegas' urban core.
UNLV employees recently were honored at the 2012 Academic Recognition Ceremony with systemwide and universitywide awards for notable research, teaching, and service.
Philosophy In The News
It was recently announced that the Trump administration will issue new visa restrictions to restrict so-called “birth tourism” in the U.S. — a practice in which pregnant women who are not U.S. citizens give birth here ostensibly to obtain U.S. citizenship for their children.
As comp climbing champions get younger, we can expect our first batch of Olympic medalists in Tokyo to mirror the gymnastics podium. Before long, most “comp kids” will age out by their late teens or early 20s. And then what? Quit climbing?
Not so fast.
Elections, changes, political movements; including the departure of Evo Morales from the presidency of Bolivia. How to understand the present from the past? What is behind government trends or trends in some Latin American countries? A talk with Amy-Reed Sandoval, professor of Latin American philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) who also explains her area of study and how new generations are questioning what is happening in that region of the world, among other topics.
They might not get judged by Howie Mandel any time soon (or maybe they will!), but UNLV has its share of professors as talented outside the classroom as they are in it. We checked in with four academics who are dicing, dancing, acting, and hip-throwing their way across the valley and the world in pursuit of excellence in a second sphere. So who’s going to get the million-dollar prize and the headlining gig on the Strip? We have no idea. But here’s who’s headlining on Maryland Parkway.
Aquaman star Jason Momoa stands on the Dolby Theatre stage in Los Angeles, holding that famous red envelope. At stake is the 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary.
The greatest rock climber of our generation lives in an anonymous house in west Las Vegas. If that’s a surprise to you, it’s even more of a surprise to Alex Honnold, the 32-year-old adventurer who has spent the past decade sleeping in a van and jetting off to distant locales.