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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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A woman sits on a couch holding on to a large dog
Oct. 16, 2020

Graduate College Alumna of the Year's time at UNLV left her with an appreciation for parsing differing, and often contradictory, viewpoints en route to becoming a champion for animals.

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Oct. 9, 2020

Sociology bachelor's has been foundational for College of Liberal Arts alumna of the year's ascent to heights of corporate leadership.

Nicole Santero at home, surrounded by BTS memorabilia, including a poster.
Aug. 3, 2020

Nicole Santero balances her job communicating about the School of Public Health with her doctoral research on the BTS phenomenon.

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Jul. 2, 2020

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