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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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Sep. 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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Jul. 20, 2022

Vanessa Núñez focuses on the role of faculty and staff in shaping institutional policies to support undocumented students.

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.

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