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College of Liberal Arts News

The College of Liberal Arts cultivates an environment of learning and discovery. Many professors and students are recognizing for their scholarly and creative endeavors.

The college also releases an e-newsletter at the beginning of the fall and spring semester. If you are interesting in subscribing, please email Samantha Bellwood at


University researchers’ illusion selected as Top 10 finalist

6/9/2015 • Annie Conway
Worldwide voting for the 2015 Best Illusion of the Year to be held June 11 to June 12

 Profile picture of Valerie Fridland.

Professor’s lecture hosted on SiriusXM

5/18/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Show on SiriusXM included interview and lecture on “Language in Society.”

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A ‘one-day’ wish is closer than she ever imagined

5/15/2015 • Natalie Savidge
Regents Undergraduate Scholar Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez has led an accomplished four years at the University from day one; credits mentorship by award-winning Emma Sepulveda, hard work and never quitting on her dreams.

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University Galleries Director selected to prestigious class of Vanguards

5/11/2015 • Natalie Savidge
Paul Baker Prindle one of 60 international thought leaders and innovators working to make a change in the Truckee Meadows.

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University honors 2015 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

5/7/2015 • Staff Report
Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 13


Eighth Annual Hindu Baccalaureate Service

5/6/2015 • Staff Report
University holds unique religious graduation event.

 2015 Intercollegiate Debate Union

Upcoming ceremony will award University’s nationally ranked debate team members

5/1/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Alumnus and arts-community activist Tim Jones to be presented prestigious Santini Cup.


The Tahoe Recreation Experience: Fun at the Lake exhibit to open

5/1/2015 • Annie Conway
Public invited to reception celebrating the opening of new shared history program exhibit May 5

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Sigma Delta Pi ceremony slated for May 6

4/30/2015 • Staff Report
Initiation ceremony to be held for 19 undergrad/grad students and two honorary members

 Day at the Museum

Conglomeration of arts, sciences, history at University’s Day at the Museum

4/28/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Consortium of 12 museums on and near the University of Nevada, Reno hosts May 2 Day at the Museum event

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Tour the arts, sciences and history at University’s Day at the Museum May 2

4/22/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Day at the Museum community oriented event on Saturday, May 2 features a self-guided tour that can begin at any of the dozen museums scattered around the campus.

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Earth Day ceremony celebrates University’s designation as Tree Campus USA

4/21/2015 • Natalie Savidge
Since the 1908 planting of elm trees around the University of Nevada, Reno historic Quad, campus has been a place for diverse and plentiful plants and trees

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