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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

NevadaFIT, Engineering, Trebuchet building

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Sunday, Aug. 21

More than 1,000 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Students gathered around a table with typewriters

Summer Youth Writing Program has successful sixth year

Local high school and middle school students participate in annual creative writing program at the University

British Library Shakespeare Exhibit

Willpower 2016: Reno celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

University professor behind the coalition to bring Shakespeare to the Biggest Little City; Late-summer performances still available

Gay rodeo artifacts

Exhibit on rodeo highlights larger archival effort to capture northern Nevada's gay history

Archival effort in northern Nevada to gather the artifacts, recall places that were key to movement's history

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

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