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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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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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Jun. 5, 2018

Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.

Portrait Bo Bernhard
May. 10, 2018

Vegas native Bo Bernhard’s research on the city’s top industry, hospitality and gaming, informs billion-dollar business decisions around the world and closer to home.

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