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  • A student reading a textbook.
  • Dr. William Bauer giving a lecture to a class.
  • A history class lecture in session.
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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

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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.

Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Aug. 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.

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Jul. 26, 2022

The history-making program manager helps shape college women leaders and advocates for human rights.

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