News: Department of History

Frank Burnside pictured next to his plane
Business and Community | March 6, 2014
Long before airline travel became ordinary, Nevada visionaries foresaw the critical role it would play in the state's economic health.
Brad Donohue meets with students
Campus News | February 11, 2014
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | January 2, 2014
William Bauer Jr. and Julia Sun-Joo Lee Named Emerging Scholars Under 40 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | November 1, 2013
Meet four recipients of UNLV’s most prestigious graduate fellowships and learn about their research and their gratitude for the funding that made it possible.
Portrait of Michelle Tusan
Research | November 1, 2013
UNLV history professor Michelle Tusan explores the influence of geopolitics in the formation of the modern-day Middle East and the sectarian and humanitarian conflicts that have resulted from western intervention.
People | July 17, 2013
The director of UNLV's public history program explains why the myth that Las Vegas has no history persists.
People | July 5, 2013
UNLV history professor-turned vice provost Gregory Brown debunks “one-of-a-kind” signed Napoleonic document on History Channel’s “Pawn Stars."
Top trim of a dress. Trim contains sparking rhinestones.
Arts and Culture | October 30, 2012
Take a peek at the Las Vegas fashion on display in a new exhibit curated by UNLV students.
Arts and Culture | October 30, 2012
"Gatsby" just won an Oscar for best costumes thanks in part to fashion historian Deirdre Clemente. She was a consultant on the movie's costumes. Here's her thoughts on the traditional rules of fashion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and dressing your age in Las Vegas.
Campus News | October 17, 2012
Public history students collaborate with Nevada State Museum to showcase Vegas outfits from the 1960s and 1970s.
People | April 9, 2012
New work explores race relations in the multicultural cauldron of the rural West.
People | December 12, 2011
UNLV will confer 100,000th degree at fall commencement 2011. Catch up with our first degree recipients.