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Department of History
Susan Lee Johnson will serve as first endowed chair in Liberal Arts; position will elevate history program to leader in the study of the Intermountain West.
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.
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.
How the Whole Earth Catalog’s optimistic message reinvented the environmental movement in 1968
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.
Faculty hire, expected as early as Fall 2018, will further position UNLV history department as leader in the study of the Intermountain West.
A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.
Barrick Museum display for Dia de los Muertos welcomes additions through this week.
It wasn't a popular decision to tear down Maude Frazier Hall, but the demolition had a silver lining for preservationists.
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.
New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.
History professor finds the humanity in a Barrick Museum exhibit meditating on the minutiae of atomic testing history.
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History In The News
Thirty-one people are on the Sisolak transition team, headed by Congresswoman Dina Titus, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and former Speaker Barbara Buckley.
When voters agreed to allow casinos into Ohio in 2009, advocates projected that the four locations would generate $1.9 billion in revenue before taxes.
When the Supreme Court issued a ruling in May that effectively legalized sports gambling, venture capital firm SeventySix Capital wasted no time getting in on the action.
More than 80 percent of land in Nevada is federally owned, the greatest portion of any state. So, Nevada candidates in the midterm elections are addressing public-lands issues, from nuclear waste sites to water and grazing rights.
The lines and the crowd signal a major turnout for early voting, and the Nov. 6 Election Day isn't for another two and a half weeks.
Associate Professor, History
An expert in Nevada, Civil War, and gaming history.
Director of Instructional Development & Research; Associate Graduate Faculty, Department of History
An expert on techniques to improve higher education learning and teaching, especially for historically underserved students.
Professor of History