Topic: history

A pile of books is topped by a special edition of Candide by Voltaire.
Research | June 4, 2019
June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy. As men fought their way through France, it was books like these that helped sustain them during wartime.
A photo of UNLV archaeologists Diane and Arlen Chase examining items on the floor of a tomb in Caracol, Belize.
Research | January 31, 2019
UNLV’s Diane and Arlen Chase engage in fieldwork and new technologies to uncover Maya history at Caracol, Belize.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
view of Earth from the moon
Research | July 17, 2018
How the Whole Earth Catalog’s optimistic message reinvented the environmental movement in 1968
Len Jessup, Harry Reid and Jon Huntsman Sr.
Campus News | November 15, 2017
Faculty hire, expected as early as Fall 2018, will further position UNLV history department as leader in the study of the Intermountain West.
Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Research | August 31, 2017
New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.
Alice Joyce
Arts and Culture | November 7, 2016
Five flapper myths to bust your notion of Roaring Twenties fashion as the UNLV Public History Project prepares to invade the Mob Museum.
Constitution
Campus News | September 9, 2016
Boyd School of Law professors discuss presidential powers and UNLV's upcoming Constitution Day event.
movie posters
Arts and Culture | February 17, 2016
Music professor Jonathan Lee on the birth of the Hollywood "Southern" — films and music that created the atmosphere of the South. Catch his University Forum talk Feb. 24.
The Compleat Gamester
Research | May 12, 2015
When did society start linking problem gambling to the concept of addiction? Medical historian Celeste Chamberland discusses the origins in the May 14 Eadington Fellows lecture.
Old Sahara on the Vegas Strip sometime in the mid-1950s with cars lined up in parking lot.
Arts and Culture | July 23, 2012
New UNLV digital collection offers look at history of resort architecture in Las Vegas.