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  • A student reading a textbook.
  • Dr. William Bauer giving a lecture to a class.
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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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What's Happening

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Jan. 5, 2021

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV experts and their analysis of all things politics in 2020.

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Dec. 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

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Dec. 30, 2020

A sampling of university experts who sounded off on the year’s monumental movements surrounding race, ethnicity, and gender.

Dec. 10, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

Experts

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