Department of Sociology News
The sociology department teaches courses that concern human behavior, social life and social change. Many topics are examined, including marriage and family, religion, crime and delinquency, deviance, work and occupations, leisure and sports, economic inequalities, race and ethnic relations, and gender.
Current Sociology News
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.
A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.
The seminar for the campus community is aimed at helping students who have been arrested or incarcerated.
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.
Sociology In The News
Less than five years after bringing the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, Southern Nevada is dancing with Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics, the Northern California city’s last professional sports franchise, which is seeking to flee the crumbling Oakland Coliseum for possibly a new multi-billion stadium in the desert.
Ammon Bundy became infamous in 2014 when he was involved in an armed standoff with federal officials in Nevada, where his father, rancher Cliven Bundy, refused to pay grazing fees.
Ammon Bundy has carried a small copy of the U.S. Constitution in his front pocket for the past seven years. He does so to remind himself of what the government is supposed to do to serve the people without abusing its authority, he said.
Oregon's House Judiciary Committee held an informational hearing Thursday on a bill that would decriminalize prostitution in the state.
Local activists are pushing state lawmakers to decriminalize sex work across Oregon. As much as 68% of the public supports the idea, according to a ballot measure consultant.
As much as 68% of the public supports the idea, according to a ballot measure consultant.