History Department

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  • Welcome

    View a video presentation overviewing the History Programs at UNLV.

  • Exciting News

    Daniel Waqar, a junior in UNLV’s Honors College and also a History major, is one of just 58 college students nationwide selected for $30,000 award based on academics, public service leadership potential.

  • Join the Department Community!

    History majors have a wide variety of opportunities to connect and interact with History Department faculty, staff, and other students. With such things as Facebook and "Out of Office Hours", there are ways to connect for everyone.

  • 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.