Combating Coronavirus Anxiety as Communities Reopen
Mental health expert Dr. Michelle Paul provides strategies on fighting off anxieties as people return to work, outside activities.
UNLV Experts In The News
June 5, 2020
How white parents can teach their kids to be anti-racist
In the wake of millions of people taking to the streets to protest police brutality against black Americans — the most recent example of which involved the killing of George Floyd — and demand racial justice, white parents raising white children want to know how they can encourage the next generation to do better. The key: teaching anti-racism. As activist, scholar and writer Angela Davis has stated, “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.”
After the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter activists have taken to streets across the country, protesting police brutality.
In Nevada, peaceful protests have escalated into violent clashes, with both officers and protesters reporting injuries. In the midst of chaos, we sit down with both sides to discuss the history of police brutality and the best way for our state to move forward.
Director, Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries
June 5, 2020
How to protest (safely) in Las Vegas during a pandemic
As protesters continue taking to the Las Vegas streets to speak out against police brutality against black Americans following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police last month, there have been quite a few risks to consider.
Erin Hamilton and Jason Smith (both Accounting) recently were featured on Forbes.com in "Research Sheds New Light On How Corporate Fraud Is Perpetrated" about their research on financial reporting fraud.
Keith McMath (Student Union and Event Services) has been elected as the Region I director for the Association of College Unions International. He will be working with member institutions from Nevada, California, Hawaii, Arizona, and New Mexico to further the efforts of college unions through education and outreach. College unions serve as a bridge...
David G. Schwartz (Faculty Affairs) recently published an extended blog post highlighting his research as the Neon Museum's 2020 Scholar in Residence. Called “After Howard, Before The Mirage: The Early Corporate Era of Nevada Casinos and the Shifting Visual Landscape of Las Vegas,” it considers an often-neglected period of Las Vegas casino history...