In The News: Department of History

El Tiempo
January 14, 2022

It wasn't the first hotel to be built in Las Vegas as some claim, but the Golden Gate is a hotel full of firsts.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 14, 2022

It wasn’t the first hotel built in Las Vegas, as some have claimed, but the Golden Gate is a hotel full of firsts.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 13, 2022

Harry Reid died Dec. 28 at age 82, leaving behind a legacy of securing millions of acres of protected wilderness, creating Nevada’s first and only national park and keeping nuclear waste out of Yucca Mountain.

Travel Weekly
January 11, 2022

Nevada's most powerful politician ever on the national stage, Harry Reid was a quiet but fierce advocate for the state's tourism industry.

PBS
January 10, 2022

Senator Harry Reid left a lasting legacy in Nevada. We’ll explore the impact the late senator had. Plus, we’ll examine the challenges that rural Nevada faces.   

PBS
January 10, 2022

Senator Harry Reid left a lasting legacy in Nevada. We’ll explore the impact the late senator had. Plus, we’ll examine the challenges that rural Nevada faces.   

Journal Gazette and Times Courier
January 4, 2022

The free presentations begin with "Lincoln and Native Americans" presented by Michael S. Green, associate professor of history at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas. Green is author or editor of three books on the Civil War, including his new “Lincoln and Native Americans” as well as “Lincoln and the Election of 1860.”

The Nevada Independent
January 3, 2022

Suffice it to say, wardrobes have changed in the last two years, and not in the way fashion trends normally change. The pandemic has shifted the way people approach clothing.

Daily Mail
December 30, 2021

A 15-year-old boy has become the youngest person ever to graduate from the University of Nevada — with what was his fifth degree in just four years.

Fox News
December 29, 2021

UNLV grad Jack Rico turns heads with his age.

The New York Post
December 29, 2021

A boy from California has graduated from college with honors at the impressive age of 15.

Yahoo!
December 28, 2021

Way to go, Jack! While many teenagers are working to get their high school diplomas, the Orange County native has already earned his college degree.