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Claytee White, Director, Oral History Research Center at the Historic Westside School
Jun 14, 2017
People

Oral historian Claytee White has spent a career recording Las Vegans’ personal histories. Now she speaks about her own remarkable roots.


historical image of students walking to school
Feb 16, 2017
Campus News

University Libraries and Vegas PBS dig into the archives to capture the stories of the city's African American community.


Jerome D. Countess holds a portrait of his late wife, Rachel
Feb 13, 2017
Business & Community

Photographer Aaron Mayes shares the story behind his award-winning photo for the Libraries' Jewish Heritage Project.


renderings of maryland parkway
Jul 1, 2016
Business & Community

Through UNLV's Downtown Design Center, architecture students learn vital lessons in collaboration during neighborhood redevelopment.


Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy
Jan 12, 2016
People

Communication studies professor Jacob Thompson on campaign history and how UNLV's selection as a debate site will leave a lasting mark on campus. Plus: Details on community watch events.


snow at fremont street
Dec 21, 2015
Arts & Culture

Snow is a near-magical experience in Las Vegas, preserved in photos long after the snow melts. Here are a few of our favorites from the UNLV archives.


Ai Ja, Min, and Sue Kim
Dec 18, 2015
Arts & Culture

Long before K-pop, there were the Kim Sisters. Now an Eadington Fellow is exploring what their meteroic rise on Las Vegas entertainment scene has to do with American ideals of beauty, citizenship and capitalism amidst Cold War politics.


World Series of Poker game
Nov 16, 2015
Campus News

Eadington Fellow dives into UNLV's archives to examine the relationship between sports media and cultural memory in poker's main event.


Las Vegas strip
Jun 16, 2015
Campus News

UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research biannual conference June 25 will address factors impacting economic growth.


Brittany Bronson and George Saunders
May 5, 2015
Arts & Culture

UNLV English instructor Brittany Bronson named a New York Times opinion writer. Plus new books on Nevada history and women in the workforce.