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 collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.
13-year-old pursues his fifth degree at UNLV. And he's got some wise advice for his fellow students.
Achievement in Service Award winner Michael Green is UNLV's resident expert in all things Silver State.
Snail mail ballots have a long history of success, says UNLV historian Michael Green, so why all the controversy?
Diversity, safety, and success become the foundation for UNLV.
Historian explores the moments that Nevadans have had the greatest influence on national elections.
History In The News
Tony Hsieh’s vision for downtown Las Vegas may have evolved over time, but it had always been ambitious.
Industries that have long reigned in Nevada, such as its famous gaming sector, have been rocked by the pandemic, burning a hole in the state budget in the process. Seeking to plug a $1.2 billion deficit, state Democratic lawmakers have targeted the mining industry, which has enjoyed a cap on its tax rate as old as the state itself.
Commercial air travel has come a long way since the “Golden Age of Travel” — an era marked by glamour, gourmet food and dapper passengers.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak recently issued a request that Nevadans stay home and read books. OK, he really just asked us all to stay home to combat the surging coronavirus. But we might as well make the best of it by reading some great new books. Here’s the latest batch of Nevada-related selection, ready to carry you through the lockdown. What else were you gonna do, make sourdough bread?
On the night of November 15, 1964, the Fairchild F-27A , prefix N745L , by Bonanza Air Lines , departed for flight 114, from Phoenix, Arizona, to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, taking on board 26 passengers and three crew.
There is no evidence that a single Washoe County corpse voted by mail in Nevada’s 2020 election — or, in person, for that matter.