In The News: College of Liberal Arts
Las Vegas is a long way from the Himalayas, where Ranita Ray grew up in a boarding school close to the Nepalese border. But poverty is universal, and studying it is Ray’s specialty.
The first thing you’ll notice about Brad Donohue’s office when you walk in is it’s decked out in Rebels gear.
For at least hundreds, and possibly thousands, of years, Yup’ik families in western Alaska have carefully crafted sealskin pokes (bags) to store their seal blubber and oil. But today, most people are opting to keep their hunting hauls in easy-to-access, more convenient plastic buckets. But what impact does this shift have not only on the taste and nutritional value of the food, but on families and ancient cultural traditions?