The College of Liberal Arts in the News
Surprise! Jonathan, you're the newest member of the club
President surprises Jonathan Carral with the news that Carral is newest Truman Scholar
University assistant professor honored with international archaeology award
The world's largest scholarly organization dedicated to the archaeology of the modern world recently awarded a University of Nevada, Reno assistant professor with a notable distinguished honor. The Society for Historical Archaeology presented the prestigious John L. Cotter Award to Sarah Cowie in Leicester, England at the beginning of the year.
Bravo: The best college actors in America
Ethan Leaverton and acting partner Cameron Miller-DeSart capture the nation's top acting competition
ROTC cadet wins George C. Marshall Award
Christa Harrop, a senior majoring in psychology, was selected as the recipient of the George C. Marshall Leadership Award. Harrop represented the state of Nevada at the 36th annual George C. Marshall Awards & Leadership Seminar which was held April 14-17 at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
Celebrating 51 years of Reno jazz, 1962-2013
Considered one of the best of its kind in the world, and lauded by the San Francisco Chronicle as "showcasing music's future," the Reno Jazz Festival has been bringing jazz superstars and the finest emerging young artists to town for five decades. Celebrating 51 years of jazz, 1962-2013 (and counting down to 75 years and more), the Reno Jazz Festival hosts three days of concerts and events on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, April 25-27, including stellar Grammy nominees Dave Douglas and Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts.
UNR Theatre students competing at Kennedy Center
University actors Ethan Leaverton and Cameron Miller-DeSart to compete in the country's most prestigious acting competition at the Kennedy Center
Criminal Justice Honor Society takes first place in Dallas
University of Nevada, Reno’s local chapter promotes critical thinking, rigorous scholarship and life-long learning; takes top honors at annual conference
UNR English graduate wins award
Claire Vaye Watkins receives recognition for her book “Battleborn,” beats Pulitzer Prize winner and National Book Award finalists
Debate team in top 10
University Debate team finishes in top-10 for the season and national tournament. Team member also wins All-American award at national tournament.
Peter Epstein wins Regents’ Creative Activities Award
A prize bestowed annually on one Nevada System of Higher Education faculty member with a distinguished record in creative artistry
Professor Mary Stewart publishes book on the women’s movement
University professor releases book on powerful impact of women’s movement. Personal experiences and family reflections included in ‘Portraits of Change;’ March celebrates Women’s History Month recognizing impactful women
Linguistics students travel to Mexico for research
Students at the University of Nevada, Reno present research at language conference in Oaxaca
World renowned philosopher Enrique Dussel visits
Dussel featured as speaker at annual Paul and Gwen Leonard Ethics and Politics Lecture
Students win anthropology awards
University of Nevada, Reno students earn 28 awards for essays in competition by the Public Anthropology Project
Psychology students receive national recognition
Two doctoral psychology students in the College of Liberal Arts have received recognition and financial assistance for their education and research in the field.
Music Graduate student wins concerto competition
Not even a year after Kayleigh Miller was diagnosed with a non-cancerous brain tumor, she will grace the stage with the Reno Chamber Orchestra at the University of Nevada, Reno's Nightingale Concert Hall to perform Penderecki's Viola Concerto, a musical piece with which she won the 24th Annual College Concerto Competition.
Anthropology Professor Deborah Boehm receives award
University of Nevada, Reno's Deborah Boehm was awarded the Ruth Benedict Global Citizenship Award, an award granted by the Center for a Public Anthropology to only 1 percent of those teaching introductory anthropology in North America.
Art professor Howard Rosenberg is elected to school board
The Washoe County School District welcomed three new members of the Board of Trustees at the board's meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8, in a swearing-in ceremony that included longtime University Art Professor and former Regent Howard Rosenberg.