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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...

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Sep. 25, 2019

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.

A historical photo shows the original Nevada Capitol
Aug. 20, 2019

"The Sagebrush State" is an essential tome to appreciating the history, and vagaries, of governance in the state.

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Jun. 6, 2019

A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.

May. 1, 2019

UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.

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