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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

Are behavioral and mental health problems getting worse?

Foundation Professor of Psychology Steven Hayes explains the increase of mental and behavioral issues in the modern world


University's third annual "Day at the Museum" promises learning, fun

The event will feature 11 museums covering diverse interests from astronomy to art

Sarah Blithe

Assistant Professor of Communication named Rising Researcher

The Nevada Regents’ Rising Researcher Award recognizes leading researchers in early career stages

Thompson Building

University rings in a new era for the Thompson Building

The nearly 100-year-old building reopens as home to four vital College of Liberal Arts programs

Louis Forline

University anthropology professor receives prestigious global citizenship award

Louis Forline joins the less than one percent of faculty to receive Public Anthropology’s Paul Farmer Global Citizenship Award

Two student reporters and two City of Reno officials

Local radio partnership offers high school students hands-on journalism experience

KUNR and the Washoe County School District collaborate to create Reno Youth Radio, an educational opportunity for students

2017 UNR Model Arab League Team

University's Model Arab League garners most conference awards

Political Science Department held West Coast Model Arab League Conference last weekend

Students studying on the Quad on a warm summer evening

New research reveals that college students study best later in the day

Students learn more effectively between 11 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. than at other times of the day; University already offering and encouraging more evening and online courses

Marta Elliott

University online sociology course first to receive quality certification

Introduction to Sociology course receives Quality Matters certification and has instructed nearly 500 students since 2013

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

‘La Tragedie de Carmen,’ Reno Jazz Festival to entrance audiences

School of the Arts presents star line-up of April events including ‘Eurydice,’ University Galleries’ collection

Grace Miller and Daniel Armbrust at tournament in Colorado

Listen: Senior debater finishes first and captures Nevada’s second national debate trophy

Grace Miller’s accomplishments in debate lead to successful final year at the University of Nevada, Reno

Cheryll Glotfelty and Gailmarie Pahmeier sit together on stairs

Nevada Humanities Awards presented to University faculty and others

Cheryll Glotfelty, Gailmarie Pahmeier and other community members to be honored March 30

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