• 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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Sep. 25, 2018

In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.

Sep. 3, 2018
That pain in your neck may be from your tablet device, how librarians help keep students in school, a research course that has undergrads digging up viruses, and more.
Sep. 1, 2018

In the last two years, two UNLV faculty members and four students have visited various parts of the world to study, teach, and foster international goodwill as part of the prestigious Fulbright Program.

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Jul. 17, 2018

How the Whole Earth Catalog’s optimistic message reinvented the environmental movement in 1968

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