Topic: Nevada history

Cemetary with sign that reads "Tonopah Cememtary 1901-1911."
Arts and Culture | October 15, 2021
Historic preservation group calls for action to sustain survival of 11 Silver State treasures.
Four men sit in the water up to their necks
UNLV History | August 3, 2021
Las Vegas has always been hot, but here's how they cooled off in the yesteryear of triple-digit summers.
A panoramic view of the Las Vegas Strip in the early 1980s.
Campus News | July 21, 2021
Former Caesars executive Robert Paluzzi's panoramic photos, now a part of Special Collections, chronicle '70s and '80s Las Vegas and well beyond.
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.
A man sits in front of wall-to-wall bookshelves
People | October 21, 2020
Achievement in Service Award winner Michael Green is UNLV's resident expert in all things Silver State.
Roosevelt en route to the dedication of Boulder Dam
Campus News | September 21, 2020
Historian explores the moments that Nevadans have had the greatest influence on national elections.
Interior of Grand Canyon with individual looking at rocks
Research | May 1, 2020
Las Vegas Valley rock layer matches that of a famous interval of rocks at the Grand Canyon; findings reported in the journal Geology.
image of desert mountains
People | November 15, 2018
Susan Lee Johnson will serve as first endowed chair in Liberal Arts; position will elevate history program to leader in the study of the Intermountain West.
man in law library
Research | August 16, 2018
Professor Michael Bowers on writing the essential textbook on Nevada's political scoundrels and budget battles.
desert mountain landscape
Research | June 4, 2018
UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.
Henry Kronberg
Arts and Culture | January 10, 2018
UNLV experts lead discussions during annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival Jan. 13-28
snow at fremont street
Arts and Culture | December 22, 2017
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.