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Nevada history

image of desert mountains
Nov 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
Aug 16, 2018

Professor Michael Bowers on writing the essential textbook on Nevada's political scoundrels and budget battles.

desert mountain landscape
Jun 4, 2018

UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.

Henry Kronberg
Jan 10, 2018
Arts and Culture

UNLV experts lead discussions during annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival Jan. 13-28

snow at fremont street
Dec 22, 2017
Arts and 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.

Nov 15, 2017
Campus News

Campus invited to celebration and exhibit tour Thursday, Nov. 16.

Len Jessup, Harry Reid and Jon Huntsman Sr.
Nov 15, 2017
Campus News

Faculty hire, expected as early as Fall 2018, will further position UNLV history department as leader in the study of the Intermountain West.

two women looking at art exhibit
Aug 30, 2017
Arts and Culture

History professor finds the humanity in a Barrick Museum exhibit meditating on the minutiae of atomic testing history.

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.

Doom Towns cover
Nov 16, 2016

UNLV professor Andy Kirk's "Doom Towns" takes a ground-level view of ground zero, and presents it in the form of graphic novel about Las Vegas' position in the atomic firmament.