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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. 2, 2019

UNLV sociologist on how interacting in online white supremacist networks can convert hateful words into real violence.

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Sep. 6, 2019

UNLV's Alternative Breaks Program bolsters traditional classroom learning with hands-on experiences, immersing students in the issues facing communities throughout the region.

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Jul. 23, 2019

New research reveals how undocumented students pursue justice and joy at the nation’s most diverse campus.

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Jul. 9, 2019

A new study reveals stark disparities in mortality risk among children and youth across several measures of parental socioeconomic status.

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