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A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.
Research by UNLV communications expert Natalie Pennington finds that texts, video calls burdened the mental health of working moms during pandemic.
New partnership with the VA gets student veterans on-campus access to their military benefits and services.
Series, sponsored by UNLV Libraries and College of Urban Affairs, brings campus and community together to discuss systemic racism and affect positive change.
A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.
Craig Valdez is among the panelists for the Nov. 3 “We Need to Talk” series. Attend in person or watch online.
Urban Affairs In The News
After giving thanks on Thursday and enduring Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Nevadans are being asked to support good causes today.
UNLV and one of the area’s biggest employers are partnering on a job training program to help former foster youth overcome the long odds of their circumstances.
Mark Twain, "the father of American literature" and former Mississippi River dweller who haunted this region back in the 1800s, is believed to have coined the phrase "never discuss politics and religion in polite company."
The study, published in the journal Communication Reports, found that the stress levels among women with children skyrocketed most likely because of blurred work-life balance boundaries.
Covid-19 tech tools for work-from-home, including video meetings and texting, designed to make remote work easier have added to the stress and exacerbated the mental health toll on burnt-out moms trying to hold everything together, finds a study.
It's no secret that being a work-from-home mom during the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic was a drag.