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Students in history class earn Harvard honor
May 13, 2013 • By John Trent
Chengli Wang and James Buhain's work selected in prestigious Harvard contest.
University professor recognized as 2013 W. Clark Santini Cup recipient
May 1, 2013 • Staff Report
Alicia Barber honored for her commitment to oral history; students to receive awards and scholarships during Nevada Debate and Oral Communication Awards Ceremony on May 7.
More students compete in ‘We the People’ District 2 competition than ever before
December 7, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
More than 150 students from nine high schools will compete on campus Saturday, Dec. 15, in a Congressional hearing-style competition about the Constitution.
National sports historian authors new edition of “Sports in American Life”
March 22, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
In 1994, Richard Davies was one of the first to offer sports as a way to bring American history to life in the classroom.
Washington, Hamilton and Jefferson debate issues of today
February 7, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Nevadans are invited to campus for “Fractured Union: A Conversation with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton & Thomas Jefferson,” 7 p.m., Feb. 10.
Nationally recognized history professor named College of Liberal Arts Dean
June 29, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Foundation Professor Scott Casper, history department chair, accepted the position of interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
Laying a Solid Foundation
May 19, 2010 • By Jane Tors
2010 Foundation Professors intertwine excellence in teaching and research
Explore Reno’s Little Italy – did you know we had one?
May 3, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Anyone who has been in Reno for a short while soon discovers the city’s rich Italian heritage, with many Italian names in our community.
Professor writes about racism for Wiley-Blackwell series
April 29, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
After nearly three years of work, Associate Professor Greta de Jong of the History Department is publishing her second book, “Invisible Enemy,” on racism in the post-civil rights era.
Rivalries Without End
April 27, 2010 • By John Trent
Professor’s ‘Rivals!’ book focuses on 10 greatest American sports rivalries
Professors book gives insight into French identity
September 30, 2009 • By Mary Hunton
Charles Tshimanga, an Assistant Professor, has composed a book called Frenchness and the African Diaspora: Identity and Uprisings in Contemporary France.
Moran named outstanding researcher of the year
May 6, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
For the past 30 years, history professor Bruce Moran has been spending his summers in the Scientific Revolution of 1400-1700.
December 4, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
In her new book, Alicia Barber tells the story of how Reno went from disreputable divorce capitol to 'America's Adventure Place.'
History isn't what it was
December 2, 2008 • By Pat McDonnell
Scott Casper, Nevada's top professor in 2008, believes students need to be given 'a whole new idea of what history is.
Casper selected for state's undergraduate teaching award
November 20, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education named University of Nevada, Reno history professor Scott Casper as the state winner of its 2008 U.S. Professors of the Year award.
Special Collections, Archives help produce Reno book
May 19, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
The Turner Publishing Company has released a new book illustrating Reno’s history titled Historic Photos of Reno.
Coray a trailblazer in more ways than one
May 13, 2008 • By John Trent
As the University’s Special Assistant for Diversity returns to the classroom, a former student remembers what it was like to be one of Coray’s students.