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  • 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

Nov. 5, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.

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Oct. 27, 2020

13-year-old pursues his fifth degree at UNLV. And he's got some wise advice for his fellow students.

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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?

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Accomplishments

Experts

  • Assistant Faculty In-Residence, Department of History
  • Associate Professor in Residence, UNLV Honors College
  • Assistant Professor of History

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