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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.
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.
Assistant Professor of History
An expert in U.S. history, race and politics, and people of mixed heritage.
Director, UNLV Public History Education Program
Kirk is an expert who studies the intersections of cultural and environmental history in the modern U.S. with a special interest in the American West.
Associate Professor, History
An expert in Nevada, Civil War, and gaming history.