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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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Oct. 16, 2018

Growing demand drives growth in online courses. Here are the people and tools helping faculty cross the digital divide.

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Sep. 5, 2018

This student’s summer research on microaggressions against queer black males was no small task.

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Jul. 12, 2018

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Ranita Ray
Jun. 15, 2018

Assistant sociology professor Ranita Ray says black and brown youth are not social problems and their futures are worthy of investment.

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