News: Department of History

U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
People | November 22, 2011
UNLV history professor David Holland was named the 2011 Nevada Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Portrait of William Bauer
Research | November 1, 2011
William J. Bauer Jr., UNLV history professor and enrolled tribal member of the Round Valley Indian Tribes, tells the history of the people of the Round Valley Indian Reservation in their own words, painting a picture of cultural and socioeconomic perseverance.
Portrait of Vik Sehdev
Research | November 1, 2011
Who says research is just for faculty? Meet six of the many UNLV students who know that research is the best way to learn their disciplines, build their skills, and change the world.
People | May 18, 2011
Meet some of UNLV's graduates who were recognized at commencement for their academic achievements, community outreach, and ability to overcome adversity.
Arts and Culture | April 20, 2011
State still contending with the history of tension between Nevadans and federal authorities.
People | June 9, 2010
Professors in a wide range of disciplines captured top teaching honors at the end of spring semester.
Leisl Carr Childers sits at desk
Research | May 27, 2010
Graduate student Leisl Carr Childers is studying the often contentious relationship between the federal government and ranchers in Nevada.
Goodsprings schoolhouse
Business and Community | May 27, 2010
UNLV organization works to save state's most culturally significant sites from the wrecking block. The reason: To improve our quality of life.
Stewart Indian School in Carson City
Research | May 10, 2010
UNLV organization works to save state's most culturally significant sites from the wrecking block. The reason: To improve our quality of life.
UNLV History | April 1, 2010
History professor Eugene Moehring is a respected scholar on urban history issues and the West. But the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award recipient says the students are still the most important part of the research equation.
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Research | November 1, 2009
A new book by the director of the UNLV Center for Gaming Research takes the reader through gambling’s historic timeline, from the earliest origins of using bones for dice up to the development of the high-tech resort casinos of today.
Portrait of Eugene Moehring
Research | November 1, 2009
History professor Eugene Moehring is a respected scholar on urban history issues and the West. But the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award recipient says the students are still the most important part of the research equation.