News: Department of History

Len Dessup shakes hands with Jon Huntsman, Sr. with Sen. Harry Reid watching on
Campus News | June 26, 2017
Jon Huntsman Sr. gift honors Sen. Harry Reid and will help position UNLV history department as leader in study of the Intermountain West.
Claytee White, Director, Oral History Research Center at the Historic Westside School
People | June 14, 2017
Oral historian Claytee White has spent a career recording Las Vegans’ personal histories. Now she speaks about her own remarkable roots.
President Len Jessup speaks next to Hannah Kelley
Campus News | June 1, 2017
Three UNLV students win coveted nationally competitive grants to study, research, and teach abroad.
Doom Towns cover
Research | November 16, 2016
UNLV professor Andy Kirk's "Doom Towns" takes a ground-level view of ground zero, and presents it in the form of graphic novel about Las Vegas' position in the atomic firmament.
Alice Joyce
Arts and Culture | November 7, 2016
Five flapper myths to bust your notion of Roaring Twenties fashion as the UNLV Public History Project prepares to invade the Mob Museum.
Nevada
Campus News | October 18, 2016
Professor Michael Green offers a history lesson in how to say the state's name.
Sarah Winnemucca and Rutherford B. Hayes
Campus News | September 29, 2016
Historian William Bauer chronicles the expeditions of American Indian leaders to Washington D.C. in a free public talk Oct. 5.
John F. Kennedy
Arts and Culture | September 27, 2016
History professor Deirdre Clemente chronicles the increasingly casual nature of presidential fashion.
Constitution
Campus News | September 9, 2016
Boyd School of Law professors discuss presidential powers and UNLV's upcoming Constitution Day event.
Homecoming royalty from 1976
Research | September 1, 2016
UNLV history professor Deirdre Clemente's newest book highlights a convergence of fashion and consumerism on college campuses.
students talk in class
Campus News | August 19, 2016
As the campus gears up to host the final presidential debate, UNLV professors are making direct connections between their course materials and this year's ground-breaking election season.
American flag with a shadow of a person
Campus News | August 16, 2016
Nine free public lectures are planned on campus to evoke conversation and facilitate understanding about the election process and related issues.