Topic: history

American flag
Arts and Culture | October 23, 2021

How the national anthem became a fixture at sporting events and the mixed response that musicians have garnered for their renditions.

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Research | September 23, 2021

UNLV historian Michelle Tusan's contribution to The Lausanne Project helps to build a better understanding of the First World War as a conflict that didn't really end until 1923.

Hands of white and black people being raised in the air at a protest.
Research | June 22, 2020

UNLV African American and African Diaspora Studies professor Tyler D. Parry on the effectiveness of protesting to enact social change.

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.

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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.