News: Department of History

Representatives from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians wrap UNLV Marta Meana in a blanket as part of the tribe's gift announcement to the university.
Campus News | March 5, 2020
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
Campus News | February 18, 2020
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.
historic image of downtown street in early 1900s Reno, NV
Business and Community | February 14, 2020
The marker, one of five to be installed in Nevada, will be unveiled March 5 in Las Vegas' Centennial Park.
1910s woman sitting in vintage car with large cardboard heart that reads: Your Ad Here
Research | February 5, 2020
UNLV history professor Elizabeth Nelson separates facts about the effects of marketing, consumerism, and social media on the holiday's evolution from fiction about love's golden age.
UNLV professor Matthew Lachniet works in his lab on campus.
People | December 27, 2019
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.
football players look up at fireworks display
Campus News | December 2, 2019
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
portrait of woman
People | November 25, 2019
Jean Munson of the Women's Research Institute of Nevada credits professor Joanne Goodwin, the institute's director emerita, as having been an important mentor.
People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus News | November 1, 2019
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
A group of four UNLV nursing students work on a manikin at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Campus News | September 25, 2019
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.
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.