• 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

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Apr. 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

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Mar. 29, 2021

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.

Mar. 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

Feb. 3, 2021

A collection of news stories from the new year highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

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Experts

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