News: Department of History

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.
Research | November 9, 2017
A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.
Mexican ofrenda altar
Arts and Culture | October 31, 2017
Barrick Museum display for Dia de los Muertos welcomes additions through this week.
illustration of Maude Frazier Hall and Hospitality Hall
UNLV History | October 18, 2017
It wasn't a popular decision to tear down Maude Frazier Hall, but the demolition had a silver lining for preservationists.
aerial shot of the university in 1960
UNLV History | September 7, 2017
As both a graduate and a history professor, Michael Green has watched UNLV’s growth with some awe. It’s future, he says, will be all the more astonishing.
Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Research | August 31, 2017
New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.
two women looking at art exhibit
Arts and Culture | August 30, 2017
History professor finds the humanity in a Barrick Museum exhibit meditating on the minutiae of atomic testing history.
A speaker on stage
Campus News | August 22, 2017
The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their wishes for this fall's incoming students.