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My Nevada 5
Here's how McCarran went from a dusty stop on the Transcontinental Airmail Route to a major international airport.
Historian Michael Green on some of our greatest (depending on how you look at it) political leaders.
This section of the city was integrated and flourished in days of overt segregation along the Las Vegas Strip. Oral historian Claytee White takes a look at the businesses that formed the backbone for this community.
The state’s seemingly barren land is filled with bizarre mammals — at least for now. Mammalogist Brett Riddle lists off his favorites.
As the state celebrates its 150th year, special collections librarian Su Kim Chung shares her picks for the most important records on early Las Vegas history.
Journalism professor Julian Kilker has been documenting the historic ranch, which was once home to Clara Bow and Rex Bell. It's part of a project to preserve ecological, cultural, and educational resources.
How did Nevada become a world leader in gaming? Expert David Schwartz picks out the key dates that changed our state's biggest industry.
UNLV paleontologist Josh Bonde shares his favorite vertebrate discoveries in Nevada and where you can go see them today.
UNLV nursing professors share their list of milestones that have affected nurses and improved health care in our state.
From Mark Twain to Hank Greenspun, Nevada journalists both recorded history and changed it. Alumnus and historian Michael Green lists his favorites.
Some of UNLV's most distinctive programs have had a helping hand from local philanthropists.
From ending discriminatory practices to shedding light on education and social issues, Nevada women have challenged the status quo and made Nevada a better place.
Faculty-Staff Holiday Card Scholarship recipient has lifelong dream of being an Air Force pilot on the runway and picking up speed.
Thanks to a new online bachelor's degree in urban studies, Miranda Barrie has been able to work, travel, campaign, and study on her own terms.
As program manager for the Black Mountain Institute and "The Believer," the former vocalist lifts her voice to advocate for literacy in Las Vegas.