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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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four portraits of women
Apr. 9, 2019

Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.

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Mar. 28, 2019

Mariana Sarmiento Hernández, once an undergraduate Dreamer, now helps undocumented students navigate the intricacies of immigration policy.

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.

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