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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

One Community. One Pack.

University community comes together for Northern Nevada Pride Parade

Students, faculty, to join in during Saturday's Northern Nevada Pride celebration

The College of Liberal Arts dean, Debra A. Moddelmog

Debra A. Moddelmog named dean of College of Liberal Arts

New dean brings extensive leadership, administrative experience as well as diversity and identity studies expertise to the University of Nevada, Reno

Caplovitz and Harrison posing with the Best Illusion of the Year webpage

Best Illusion of the Year Contest awards the University first place

The 2016 Best Illusion of the Year is awarded to assistant professor of psychology, Gideon Caplovitz, and graduate student, Matthew Harrison

Cynthia and Jim Richardson

Champion of faculty governance, academic excellence retires

Looking back on the significant accomplishments and 48-year career of Jim Richardson

Don Hardy with his class

Tibbitts 2016 Award winners: Two disciplines, two human-based approaches

Don Hardy in English and Sarah Cummings in Chemistry, the University's finest teachers for 2016, share many common traits

Joe Crowley

Hats off to poet Joe Crowley

University’s president emeritus and former NCAA president publishes collection of poetry

Anthropology professor with students

University students recognized in top 5 percent of national competition winners

12 students awarded in the Public Anthropology writing competition; University continues 5-year streak of success

2016 Foundatioin Professors

2016 Foundation Professors announced

Greiner, Scott and Yan recognized at 'Honor the Best' ceremony

Alumni Association presents Senior Scholars

University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11

University Model Arab league team received Overall Outstanding Delegation

The Model Arab League program strives to teach students about the politics and history of the Arab World

University students receive honorary recognition in the 66th Annual Session of Model Nations of the Far West

This year’s session included 500 students, a third of which were international, from universities around the United States and Philippines

2015 Reno Jazz Festival

University campus celebrates 54 years of jazz

Thousands of musicians and aspiring performers learn and find inspiration during annual Reno Jazz Festival

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