In The News: College of Liberal Arts

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 4, 2015

UNLV and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have been awarded an $11.1 million federal grant to advance the understanding of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

September 4, 2015

The word might conjure images of coin-operated movies in closet-sized rooms. And the one movie theater Travis Bickle should NOT have taken his date to in “Taxi Driver.” Or that stack of forbidden magazines under your parents’ bed.

September 3, 2015

Maybe it's financially-motivated, or maybe it's just a personal decision. Whatever it is, more people are making the decision to not have children than ever before.

Climatologia Geográfica
September 3, 2015

As a clinical geneticist, Paul James is accustomed to discussing some of the most delicate issues with his patients. But in 2010 he found himself in a particularly embarrassing conversation about sex.

Huffpost Women
August 27, 2015

In many ways, Stormy Daniels’ path into the porn industry reads like a cliched tale of girl-makes-it-big-in-the-adult-business. She started out as an exotic dancer, then segued into the adult entertainment industry to build up her brand and earn more money. She looks every inch the prototypical porn star -- bleach blonde and beautiful with big breasts -- and was quickly signed in 2002 by one of the industry’s biggest studios, Wicked Pictures, as a “contract girl.”

August 5, 2015

I study one of the most profound cultural changes of the 20th century: the rise of casual dress.

International Business Times
May 5, 2015
People living at the La Quemada archaeological site 1,500 years ago would eat their enemies then hang up their bones for display.
Spektrum der Wissenschaft
May 3, 2015

More and more studies show that our idea of ​​two sexes is too simplistic - not only anatomically, but genetically as well.

Las Vegas Sun
May 1, 2015
The idea of breaking up the Clark County School District has been around for decades without really going anywhere — until now.
April 30, 2015

Biologists believe that gender has a more complex spectrum, and that the idea of ​​dividing people into two genders is too simple. But these findings will be out of place in a world of duality that is either or both.

Pacific Standard
April 24, 2015

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. Rachael Robnett runs UNLV’s Social Development Research Lab, where she studies why women and minorities are under-represented in science-related fields.

Pacific Standard
April 24, 2015
When Rachael Robnett started college at the University of Northern Iowa, she thought she was going to be a Spanish teacher.