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  • Up Next on Historians TV: An Oasis in the Desert!

    Learn more about the UNLV History program from the professors and students. 

  • Preserve Nevada

    Preserve Nevada offers a combination of courses and hands-on internships that prepare students to take their valuable skills out into the community to work. Learn more about Preserve Nevada.

  • Phi Alpha Theta

    Phi Alpha Theta is an American honor society for history students and professors whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. They bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

  • Women's Research Institute of Nevada

    Want to know more about the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN)? 

  • The Clothes Make the Woman

    Fashion historian Dierdre Clemente switched careers when she became more curious of how trends began and their ties to cultural habits. She now teaches students to understand history and modern society through the context of people’s choices in belts, shirts, and shoes.


Welcome to the UNLV Department of History website, where you can learn more about our innovative and award-winning programs, meet our extraordinary community of scholar-teachers and dedicated staff, and hear from our alumni. As you will see, the UNLV History Department supplies a critical component of a liberal arts education by providing a historically informed perspective on the contemporary world and the challenges that it faces.

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