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Department of History

display of items, including a picture
Sep 25, 2018
Campus News

In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.


Sep 3, 2018
Research
That pain in your neck may be from your tablet device, how librarians help keep students in school, a research course that has undergrads digging up viruses, and more.

Sep 1, 2018
Research

In the last two years, two UNLV faculty members and four students have visited various parts of the world to study, teach, and foster international goodwill as part of the prestigious Fulbright Program.


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.