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The UNLV Department of Sociology combines innovative research with teaching and community service to address questions of social change, diversity, social justice, and sustainability in urban environments.

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Concept illustration of a businessman trying to unplug the brain, sabotage, killing creativity
Feb. 21, 2019

Technology overload is harming our physical, mental, and social health, says a UNLV sociologist.

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Dec. 26, 2018

In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.

Sociology doctoral student Marta Soligo poses at Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas
Dec. 4, 2018

A native of Italy, Marta Soligo researches the Italian "flavor" of some Southern Nevada tourist attractions.

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Oct. 24, 2018

Publisher, writer, and all-around artist Pj Perez offers advice on pursuing dreams.

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