Topic: history

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.
Artist Mike Smith standing next to file cabinets filled with his art
Business and Community | March 10, 2021
More than 13,000 illustrations from noted Las Vegas Sun editorial cartoon artist Mike Smith will be preserved, archived, and made available for research.
view of LDS temple and Las Vegas cityscape
Research | January 27, 2021
BYU professor presents Eadington lecture on the research he uncovered at UNLV Libraries.
UNLV professor Michael Green
Business and Community | October 12, 2020
Snail mail ballots have a long history of success, says UNLV historian Michael Green, so why all the controversy?
American flag
Arts and Culture | July 1, 2020
How the national anthem became a fixture at sporting events and the mixed response that musicians have garnered for their renditions.
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.
woman in audio recording booth
Campus News | October 9, 2019
Through a new KUNV podcast, Latinx students are at the helm of creating historical content in an accessible format.
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.