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Today marks fourth anniversary of high-profile raid on Yearning for Zion Ranch
April 3, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
James Richardson, professor of sociology and judicial studies, co-authors "Saints under Siege," on raid on the Yearning for Zion Ranch.
Sociology professor authors new book on development strategies for Africa
December 22, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
In his book, Makoba contends that a “triple partnership” is the only way sustained economic development and poverty reduction can be achieved in Africa.
University departments celebrate a century of teaching
October 18, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
This year, the University of Nevada, Reno departments of economics and sociology celebrate 100 years of instructing students.
Public invited to Yuri Okina presentations
September 8, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Departments of Economics and Sociology, Yuri Okina, one of Japan’s leading female economists, will present on campus.
Public invited to Dan Ariely presentation, “Predictably Irrational”
August 26, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
New York Times bestselling author discusses how to understand our irrational tendencies and how people act in the marketplace.
Many Americans approve of stem cell research for curing serious diseases
June 28, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
A new study from University sociologists provides decision-makers with a much clearer picture of how Americans feel about research using human embryonic stem cells.