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Department of History

view of Earth from the moon
Jul 17, 2018
Research

How the Whole Earth Catalog’s optimistic message reinvented the environmental movement in 1968


UNLV logo with palm tree in background
Jul 12, 2018
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.


desert mountain landscape
Jun 4, 2018
Research

UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.


Len Jessup, Harry Reid and Jon Huntsman Sr.
Nov 15, 2017
Campus News

Faculty hire, expected as early as Fall 2018, will further position UNLV history department as leader in the study of the Intermountain West.


Nov 9, 2017
Research

A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.


Mexican ofrenda altar
Oct 31, 2017
Arts and Culture

Barrick Museum display for Dia de los Muertos welcomes additions through this week.


illustration of Maude Frazier Hall and Hospitality Hall
Oct 18, 2017
UNLV History

It wasn't a popular decision to tear down Maude Frazier Hall, but the demolition had a silver lining for preservationists.


aerial shot of the university in 1960
Sep 7, 2017
UNLV History

As both a graduate and a history professor, Michael Green has watched UNLV’s growth with some awe. It’s future, he says, will be all the more astonishing.


Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Aug 31, 2017
Research

New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.


two women looking at art exhibit
Aug 30, 2017
Arts and Culture

History professor finds the humanity in a Barrick Museum exhibit meditating on the minutiae of atomic testing history.


A speaker on stage
Aug 22, 2017
Campus News

The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their wishes for this fall's incoming students.


Len Dessup shakes hands with Jon Huntsman, Sr. with Sen. Harry Reid watching on
Jun 26, 2017
Campus News

Jon Huntsman Sr. gift honors Sen. Harry Reid and will help position UNLV history department as leader in study of the Intermountain West.


Claytee White, Director, Oral History Research Center at the Historic Westside School
Jun 14, 2017
People

Oral historian Claytee White has spent a career recording Las Vegans’ personal histories. Now she speaks about her own remarkable roots.


President Len Jessup speaks next to Hannah Kelley
Jun 1, 2017
Campus News

Three UNLV students win coveted nationally competitive grants to study, research, and teach abroad.