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Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.
In an era of answers at our fingertips, UNLV’s real role is to promote ignorance in our students, argues the Barrick Museum’s D.K. Sole.
As both a graduate and a history professor, Michael Green has watched UNLV’s growth with some awe. It’s future, he says, will be all the more astonishing.
Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.
New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.
History professor finds the humanity in a Barrick Museum exhibit meditating on the minutiae of atomic testing history.
UNLV’s chief academic officer on her first year here and the changes to come.
The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their wishes for this fall's incoming students.
McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.
Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.
President’s 2017 Classified Employee of the Year Flor Cardona says she is living the American dream
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.
UNLV joint study finds that elusive sleep patterns as humans age may have evolved to ensure safety.
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Liberal Arts In The News
Brothels are legal in Nevada, but only in counties with populations of fewer than 450,000. But could a move by Dennis Hof, who owns the Moonlite Bunny Ranch and six more brothels, lead to more acceptance of brothels?
Lynn Comella had been attending the annual adult video convention in Las Vegas for years, but she remembers the 2008 event as being unusual.
When was the last time someone came to your door to ask you not to do something? If the answer is never, wait for a Nevada Democrat to show up.
Both were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families. Is it really so far-fetched to put Robert E. Lee in the same category as George Washington, as President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday?
Nowadays, sex-positivity is mainstream: Amazon sells vibrators for as little as a few dollars, and the honest, open-minded sex-advice podcast Savage Love is consistently at the top of downloads charts.
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