• 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.
Two students doing a research on their own.

What's Happening

UNLV cheerleaders during 2022 homecoming
Nov. 8, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made headlines locally, regionally, and internationally.

Dancers with the UNLV Ewalu Club
Oct. 4, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting research wins, expert insights, and academic achievement.

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Sep. 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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Aug. 4, 2022

This admin assistant has been running around campus since she was a kid. Now she's the 2022 President's Classified Employee of the Year.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

Experts

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