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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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Dec. 27, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.

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Dec. 26, 2019

A collection of stories featuring interesting discoveries driven by UNLV that have made news in 2019.

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Nov. 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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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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