Topic: Nevada history

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Business and Community | March 12, 2014

From ending discriminatory practices to shedding light on education and social issues, Nevada women have challenged the status quo and made Nevada a better place.

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Business and Community | March 6, 2014

Long before airline travel became ordinary, Nevada visionaries foresaw the critical role it would play in the state's economic health.

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Research | February 27, 2014
Meteor smack downs, volcanic calderas, and mountain pulses — Geologist Steve Rowland explains some of the catastrophic events the created the geology and biology of our beautiful state.
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Research | February 6, 2014

The state’s seemingly barren land is filled with bizarre mammals — at least for now. Mammalogist Brett Riddle lists off his favorites.

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Business and Community | January 30, 2014

As the state celebrates its 150th year, special collections librarian Su Kim Chung shares her picks for the most important records on early Las Vegas history.

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People | May 2, 2013

A new UNLV Libraries collection chronicles the glitzy and outlandish personality of Las Vegas through its showgirls-on-ice spectacles.

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Business and Community | April 17, 2013

UNLV Libraries shares its expertise on preserving your digital collection of photos and documents before it's too late. Learn more at upcoming events.

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Research | April 2, 2013

UNLV's Center for Gaming Research dispels some of the more enduring misconceptions about gambling.

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Arts and Culture | October 15, 2010

Online collection showcases the menus of yesteryear. See some of your favorites and share your memories of dining in Las Vegas.

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Research | May 27, 2010

Graduate student Leisl Carr Childers is studying the often contentious relationship between the federal government and ranchers in Nevada.