News: Department of History
Campus News | January 26, 2015
Public invited to meet UNLV historians, archivists, and subjects of new book on pioneering women who shifted boundaries of women's employment in Las Vegas.
Arts and Culture | December 7, 2014
The Dec. 8 University Forum Lecture explores fundamental themes in 20th Century fashion.
Business and Community | November 13, 2014
Exhibit explores history between the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226 and the City of Las Vegas.
Arts and Culture | October 28, 2014
Three-part documentary exploring the advancement of women in the state over the past 100 years to air on Vegas PBS.
Business and Community | October 23, 2014
Historian Michael Green on some of our greatest (depending on how you look at it) political leaders.
Arts and Culture | September 16, 2014
With the help of clothing connoisseur Corinne Sidney, UNLV graduate students get a lesson in fashion and history. Take a peek inside her legendary closet.
Business and Community | September 11, 2014
Professor Lynn Comella hits on the highlights of the city's brothel history — from the rise of Block 16 to the raid on Roxie's.
Business and Community | September 3, 2014
Here's how McCarran went from a dusty stop on the Transcontinental Airmail Route to a major international airport.
People | August 19, 2014
Here's a touching story from our archives about beloved professor Hal Rothman's losing battle with ALS. It's worth a read even if you didn't know his prolific work.
Campus News | August 6, 2014
Area 51, global climate change, archaeology and American fashion among topics discussed at free public lectures.
Business and Community | April 2, 2014
From Mark Twain to Hank Greenspun, Nevada journalists both recorded history and changed it. Alumnus and historian Michael Green lists his favorites.
Business and Community | March 12, 2014
From ending discriminatory practices to shedding light on education and social issues, Nevada women have challenged the status quo and made Nevada a better place.