• 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

History students in class at their desks
Graduate student outside of the entrance to the History department.
Two students doing a research on their own.

What's Happening

The sun breaks over a ranch house
Nov. 29, 2021

The Walking Box Ranch is a direct link to the world of 1930s Hollywood glamor and a vital resource for UNLV's students of historic preservation.

A woman stands in front of historical artifacts
Nov. 23, 2021

Take a peek at the treasures and trinkets inside the historic Nevada property.

woman posing
Nov. 10, 2021

Minority-Serving Institution Student Council member Natalie Gutierrez led program Back on Track, to aid students on academic probation help overcome issues, including the pandemic, that are impacting their academic success.

Nov. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

Experts

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