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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

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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

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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

BodyVox and the Amphion String Quartet

Feel the movement as dance takes over University stages

BodyVox + Amphion String Quartet, Fall Dance Festival celebrates many dance styles

Sarah Cowie

2016 continues on award-winning trajectory for Cowie

For the second time this year, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Sarah Cowie earns prestigious national honor

Wolf Pack Marching Band

Marching Band celebrates 5 years of support from Greater Nevada Credit Union

‘Pride of the Sierra’ increased size of staff, amount of scholarships offered and for the first time adds second band trip to the football season

The Westerlies

David Douglas, The Westerlies performance to benefit University music program

Grammy-nominated trumpeter, brass quartet will play with jazz and improvisational music faculty and students Oct. 24

President Richard Nixon meeting wtih advisers

University associate professor of history authors third book, more to come

Greta de Jong shines a light on current issues facing our country through her book, ‘You Can’t Eat Freedom’

Makoba posing with UTAMU Graduate students, staff and administrators

University professor awarded Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for 2016

Associate professor of sociology given the opportunity to train and mentor graduate students in his native country

Richard "Dick" Davies standing in front of the Athletics Department at the University of Nevada, Reno

Davies, emeritus history professor, authors third edition of sports book

Extensive revisions, updates and new sections added to the widely popular ‘Sports in American Life: A History’

Students working together in class

The course less taken: 40-year-old minor and other unique curricula

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor and other unique courses offered at the University that may satisfy Silver Core Curriculum requirements

Sanford Center and University Galleries partner for Art Partners Program

Sanford Center for Aging and University Galleries share art with aging Nevadans

Center and Galleries partner to create new program to encourage and enable arts participation for elders; kick-off meeting set for Sept. 19

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