Department of History News
The history department's curriculum embraces the panorama of the past while also helping students to fulfill their constitutions, humanities, multicultural, and international requirements.
Current History News
A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.
UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.
The Barrick Museum's Axis Mundo exhibit explores the intersectionality of LGBTQ and Latinx artists.
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.
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
History In The News
Do you know who's really pumped that municipal elections are moving to even-year Novembers?
In a warehouse on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus, graduate student Debbie Fleshman lifted the lid on a tan train case and stared down into silver screen history.
In a warehouse on the UNLV campus, graduate student Debbie Fleshman lifted the lid on a tan train case and stared down into silver screen history.
This May marked the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. Now, in fact, it wasn’t transcontinental. It started in Omaha and went to Sacramento. But its construction meant you could take the train across the United States. That was an important first, and important to Nevada.
If governor Steve Sisolak, D-Nevada, signs assembly bill 186, Nevada would become the 15th state, along with DC, to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.
Walk through the lobby of any big resort on the Las Vegas Strip and you'll see an aggressive onslaught of restaurants -- some incredible, some celebrity-driven, and some desperately overhyped. Most carry the same purpose: to make dinner feel like an event, something to pair with the noisy slots, neon marquees, and casino party hosts promising access "on the list" to the latest nightclubs