News: Department of History

Student at commencement
Campus News | June 2, 2016
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Monica Moradkhan and Daniel Waqar
People | May 12, 2016
Daniel Waqar and Monica Moradkhan were selected as this commencement's featured speakers. Here's what they hope all Rebels will take away from their UNLV experiences.
Ashley Weckesser
People | February 22, 2016
Ask this Grad College staff member to call out a military cadence and you might be surprised at the results.
Mary-Ann Winkelmes
Campus News | January 21, 2016
UNLV leads the country with program that proves even small changes to assignments can yield big results in classroom success — especially among first-generation students.
computer lounge
Campus News | December 16, 2015
UNLV’s Honors College has a new home and is growing exponentially as high-achieving high school students continue to discover all it has to offer.
Beverly Rogers
People | November 10, 2015
Ardent collector and UNLV alumna Beverly Rogers on the value of books as historic artifacts.
Lee M. Hanover
Research | May 26, 2015
One of this year's Calvert Award winners for undergraduate researchers on how to avoid getting overwhelmed by massive amounts of research materials.
The Compleat Gamester
Research | May 12, 2015
When did society start linking problem gambling to the concept of addiction? Medical historian Celeste Chamberland discusses the origins in the May 14 Eadington Fellows lecture.
Brittany Bronson and George Saunders
Arts and Culture | May 5, 2015
UNLV English instructor Brittany Bronson named a New York Times opinion writer. Plus new books on Nevada history and women in the workforce.
Daniel Waqar
Campus News | April 15, 2015
Waqar, a junior in UNLV’s Honors College, one of just 58 college students nationwide selected for $30,000 award based on academics, public service leadership potential.
Poster for Makers: Women in Nevada History
Arts and Culture | March 6, 2015
Professor Joanne Goodwin's project is filling a gap in the history of Las Vegas. Learn more about the documentary series 'MAKERS: Women in Nevada History.'
Todd E. Robinson
Research | February 6, 2015
History professor takes a look at how the civil-rights struggle played out in second-tier cities like Grand Rapids, Mich.