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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

 Justin Gifford, professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno

Professor signing newest book about black crime fiction

8/21/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Justin Gifford’s work shows how notorious pimp and author Iceberg Slim helped shape contemporary American culture.


Gearing up for 2015 fall semester with new academic programs

8/6/2015 • Annie Conway
University adds programs ranging from cyber security minor to graduate programs in neuroscience


University’s Victims of Crime Treatment Center expands services

8/3/2015 • Annie Conway
Additional funding from State of Nevada allows Center to serve victims of physical abuse


University offers newly accredited social justice certificate

7/15/2015 • Annie Conway
Program open to community members and graduate students

 My Brothers Keeper

Holocaust memorial exhibit on display at University

7/7/2015 • Annie Conway
Public invited to Artown lecture at University of Nevada, Reno gallery July 8

Talented musicians emerge from the University of Nevada, Reno

7/7/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
University members continue to be recognized for elevating musical culture through remarkable jazz composing, orchestral conducting and opera singing.

 wolfie at artown

Artown Festival turns 20

7/2/2015 • Jane Tors
University is part of the festival’s fabric, from early involvement to today’s events and sponsorship.


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.”

 ivon and emma

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.

 Paul Baker Prindle

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

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