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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.

What's Happening

UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Apr. 1, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

An illustration of Ukraine and Russia flag colors on cracked concrete
Mar. 3, 2022

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues to escalate, UNLV researchers are available to provide expertise.

A UNLV banner affixed to a pole with a tree in the background
Jan. 19, 2022

New report shows lower life expectancy for young Americans; 'aggressive action' needed to increase survival rates for infants, children, young adults

Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine graduates line up to cross the commencement stage
Dec. 30, 2021

A collection of 2021 headlines highlighting medical school milestones, a steady stronghold on diversity and research rankings, student success, and media mentions featuring faculty experts.

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The Department of Sociology is one of the departments in the College of Liberal Arts.