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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

 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

University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11

University Model Arab league team received Overall Outstanding Delegation

The Model Arab League program strives to teach students about the politics and history of the Arab World

University students receive honorary recognition in the 66th Annual Session of Model Nations of the Far West

This year’s session included 500 students, a third of which were international, from universities around the United States and Philippines

 2015 Reno Jazz Festival

University campus celebrates 54 years of jazz

Thousands of musicians and aspiring performers learn and find inspiration during annual Reno Jazz Festival

 Earth Day 2015

University's Debate Team kicks off Earth Day festivities with public debate

Public Bike Program at the center of the community debate presentation in an effort to spark environmental and conservation dialogue

Softball and neuroscience is no problem for Nicholas

The sophomore catcher leads the Pack on the field and in the classroom

 Julius Funches plays Tom Robinson in To Kill A Mockingbird play

University Theatre and Dance stun in two national conferences

Department actors and dancers accomplish strong finishes in two high-profile performances

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