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...

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Claytee White, Director, Oral History Research Center at the Historic Westside School
Jun. 14, 2017

Oral historian Claytee White has spent a career recording Las Vegans’ personal histories. Now she speaks about her own remarkable roots.

Jun. 1, 2017

Three UNLV students win coveted nationally competitive grants to study, research, and teach abroad.

Nov. 16, 2016

UNLV professor Andy Kirk's "Doom Towns" takes a ground-level view of ground zero, and presents it in the form of graphic novel about Las Vegas' position in the atomic firmament.

Nov. 7, 2016

Five flapper myths to bust your notion of Roaring Twenties fashion as the UNLV Public History Project prepares to invade the Mob Museum.

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