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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

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

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

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