News: Department of Political Science

Blue Metros, Red States book cover
Research | October 15, 2020
UNLV research team explores the population and politics of 13 swing states, pushing beyond the old blue state-red state model and painting a new picture where changing suburbs influence outcomes.
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Campus News | October 9, 2020
Diversity, safety, and success become the foundation for UNLV.
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Business and Community | October 9, 2020
UNLV political scientist Dan Lee examines America’s two-party system and how electoral rules benefit major party candidates on Election Day.
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Research | October 6, 2020
Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute student researchers embrace remote learning and engage in public policy research to benefit UNLV and the region.
UNLV professor Rebecca Gill
Business and Community | October 2, 2020
UNLV political and judicial expert Rebecca Gill explains the history of the United States’ contentious appointment process, how it differs from other nations, and the implications of a recent vacancy.
Campus News | September 15, 2020
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
People | August 11, 2020
A Scholarship Fund Honoring Regent Sam Lieberman Draws Community Support
A man stands in front of Greenspun Hall with his arms folded
Campus News | August 6, 2020
As shutdowns threatened internships, various programs and employers have found creative workarounds for students to gain crucial workplace experience.
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Research | July 24, 2020
UNLV political science expert Tiffiany Howard examines the lag in U.S. Black business ownership and opportunities for closing the racial wealth gap.
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Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
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Campus News | May 19, 2020
The full effect of the crisis won't be known for some time, but right now donors are helping the university pivot to focus on emergency needs and mental health.
UNLV graduate seated with decorated cap
Campus News | May 14, 2020
An enduring UNLV end-of-semester tradition is to highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.