News: College of Liberal Arts

woman in red dress in crowd
People | June 18, 2019
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
A woman leans against a chain-link fence as the sun sets in the background.
Research | June 11, 2019
A new book reveals how current social structures thwart the mobility of black and brown youth, even those who ‘play by the rules.’
hand holding cell phone with social media apps on screen
Research | June 7, 2019
UNLV sociology doctoral students study how two politically polarized activist groups use social media to organize and impact legislation.
A man in a UNLV basketball jersey leans on a gold-colored Oldsmobile.
People | June 5, 2019
Francisco Franco used to commute to school in a stock Oldsmobile in the late 1990s. When he was invited last year to bring the same car — now a custom lowrider — back for an art exhibit, it was a full-circle moment for the UNLV alumnus.
silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
Pete Reyes poses next to a bookshelf.
People | May 28, 2019
A two-time UNLV alum, Pete Reyes is studying for a third degree while working full time and making indie-electronic albums.
A 3D illustration of the human brain.
Research | May 21, 2019
New research unveils the anterior cingulate cortex’s role in memory retrieval and potential implications for dementia treatment.
Michael and Gloria Flores
People | May 20, 2019
Gloria Flores and her son, Michael, share a stage as they both earn degrees on the same day.
Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
People | May 20, 2019
This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.
commencement cap saying "1st Gen Chin Cona Momo Mi Madre"
Campus News | May 18, 2019
Check out the exhibit at Lied Library to see what messages Latinx students have conveyed at commencement in recent years.
NEW Leadership cohort posing for group image on stairway
Business and Community | May 15, 2019
Lauralyn Sandoval, vice president of new markets at Aristocrat Technologies, to address aspiring women leaders at June 6 event.
Decorated UNLV mortarboard with students in background
People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.