Topic: Nevada history

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.
gallery
Campus News | November 15, 2017
Campus invited to celebration and exhibit tour Thursday, Nov. 16.
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.
two women looking at art exhibit
Arts and Culture | August 30, 2017
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
Campus News | February 16, 2017
University Libraries and Vegas PBS dig into the archives to capture the stories of the city's African American community.
Doom Towns cover
Research | November 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.
Nevada
Campus News | October 18, 2016
Professor Michael Green offers a history lesson in how to say the state's name.
David Damore
Campus News | October 13, 2016
Political science professor David Damore is one of UNLV's go-to sources for context on the state’s hot-button issues.