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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

Organizers of the grant through the University

College of Liberal Arts receives grant to help with reduction of Nevada recidivism

Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies and other partners in Nevada contribute to statewide effort

Casilde A. Isabelli posing by the World Languages and Literatures board

University’s World Languages and Literatures Dept. receives grant for summer program

‘Studying Chinese through Three Legends and Drama’ program offered to 25 local high school students

WorldQuest winners line up for photo

Largest campus turnout in fourth annual world affairs competition

Local high school students contend for a chance at national competition

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

School of the Arts enters groundbreaking year

February arts events kick off spring 2017 semester

Psychology EPSCoR Faculty Awardees

NSF awards $2.2 million to advance brain research

Neuroscience researchers have integral role in two multi-institution programs exploring fundamental questions around attention, cognition, learning

Deborah A. Boehm smiling for her photo shoot

University professor authors award-winning immigration and deportation book

'Returned,' by Deborah A. Boehm, joins dozens of other books in the 'California Series in Public Anthropology'

Large graffiti bug takes up nearly a whole wall in the stairwell

Church Fine Arts graffiti stairwell: An alternative canvas for artists

For the past 10 years, the graffiti-covered, three-story stairwell has been a hotspot for creative expression

Late University President Milt Glick with the Late Debbie Reynolds

The passing of the ‘Unsinkable’ Debbie Reynolds, 1932-2016

University’s honorary degree holder passes away at age 84; ‘she was so proud, it was a fun time for all’

Sophomore student, Hannah Jackson

Fall 2016 Silver Paw Award recognizes the spirit of engagement

University sophomore double majoring in secondary education and journalism, Hannah Jackson, recognized

young woman teaching a dance

The University offers new undergraduate and graduate level programs

Among others, the University will offer a bachelor’s degree in dance, thanks to popular demand

Benjamin Young headshot

University philosophy professor and research partner receive three-year grant

Benjamin Young and Ran Hassin awarded grant to research non-conscious human behavior from The John Templeton Foundation

Student preparing for the Nevada politics exhibit

New Nevada politics exhibit to open at the University Nov. 3

Battle Born to Battle Ground political exhibit will feature historical artifacts of Nevada as well as guest speaker Heidi Gansert

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