News: College of Liberal Arts

A historical photo shows the original Nevada Capitol
Business and Community | August 20, 2019
"The Sagebrush State" is an essential tome to appreciating the history, and vagaries, of governance in the state.
crowd in front of stage at outdoor concert
Business and Community | August 15, 2019
Readings and events will explore the human experience through topics including race, class, inequality, and resilience.
various book covers
Arts and Culture | August 4, 2019
From works providing context for today's political issues to the unexpected inspiration of sheep, Black Mountain Institute staff offer their recommendations.
groups of people on campus
Research | July 23, 2019
New research reveals how undocumented students pursue justice and joy at the nation’s most diverse campus.
Mayan sculpture on display
Research | July 11, 2019
UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.
UNLV sign on campus
Research | July 9, 2019
A new study reveals stark disparities in mortality risk among children and youth across several measures of parental socioeconomic status.
Campus News | June 26, 2019
A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
portrait of woman
People | June 26, 2019
The UNLV Medical School and its students have been among the beneficiaries.
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.