• Old photos of a man on a carriage being drawn by two horses.
  • A student reading a textbook.
  • Dr. William Bauer giving a lecture to a class.
  • A history class lecture in session.
  • A collection of old history books.

Knowledge of the Human Past and Experience

Providing a historically informed perspective on the contemporary world and the challenges that it faces.

The History Department provides students with a broad knowledge of the human past and experience...

Academic Programs

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Graduate student outside of the entrance to the History department.
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What's Happening

A man sits in front of wall-to-wall bookshelves
Oct. 21, 2020

Achievement in Service Award winner Michael Green is UNLV's resident expert in all things Silver State.

UNLV professor Michael Green
Oct. 12, 2020

Snail mail ballots have a long history of success, says UNLV historian Michael Green, so why all the controversy?

student wearing face covering sits on ground, using laptop
Oct. 9, 2020

Diversity, safety, and success become the foundation for UNLV.

Roosevelt en route to the dedication of Boulder Dam
Sep. 21, 2020

Historian explores the moments that Nevadans have had the greatest influence on national elections.

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The Department of History is one of the departments in the College of Liberal Arts.