News: Department of History

A historical photo shows the original Nevada Capitol
Business and Community | August 20, 2019
"The Sagebrush State" is an essential tome to appreciating the history, and vagaries, of governance in the state.
elephant reaching into tree
Research | June 6, 2019
A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.
Campus News | May 1, 2019
UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.
Two women viewing artwork
Arts and Culture | February 20, 2019
The Barrick Museum's Axis Mundo exhibit explores the intersectionality of LGBTQ and Latinx artists.
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.
display of items, including a picture
Campus News | September 25, 2018
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.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | September 3, 2018
That pain in your neck may be from your tablet device, how librarians help keep students in school, a research course that has undergrads digging up viruses, and more.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | September 1, 2018
In the last two years, two UNLV faculty members and four students have visited various parts of the world to study, teach, and foster international goodwill as part of the prestigious Fulbright Program.
view of Earth from the moon
Research | July 17, 2018
How the Whole Earth Catalog’s optimistic message reinvented the environmental movement in 1968
UNLV logo with palm tree in background
Campus News | July 12, 2018
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
desert mountain landscape
Research | June 4, 2018
UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.
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.