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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

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

Bertha Miranda

Annual Bertha Miranda Scholarship Endowment fundraising fiesta

Local Mexican restaurant is hosting its annual fundraising fiesta Sept. 16 to raise money for University scholarship

Jennifer Lanterman wins AAUW American Fellowship Award

University’s Jennifer Lanterman receives prestigious AAUW Award

Awarded from one of the world’s oldest fellowship programs for women; research focuses on incarcerated veterans

Senator Harry Reid

Sen. Harry Reid's papers find a home in Special Collections

'I always knew in my heart what I was going to do' with papers, Sen. Reid says

Performing Arts Series Cosmosis

More than 40 public arts events on campus this fall

School of the Arts looks forward to fall semester filled with guest artists, new building plans

Tilting the Basin Trees exhibit

Tilting the Basin: University artists partake in a rising culture of art

Artists from northern and southern Nevada participate in an art show through Oct. 23 at the Nevada Museum of Art

New students with candles

New Student Ceremony: 'There is nothing that can ever stop you, but you'

Dr. Albert Lee's stirring keynote address brings new student ceremony crowd to its feet

NevadaFIT, Engineering, Trebuchet building

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Sunday, Aug. 21

More than 1,000 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Students gathered around a table with typewriters

Summer Youth Writing Program has successful sixth year

Local high school and middle school students participate in annual creative writing program at the University

British Library Shakespeare Exhibit

Willpower 2016: Reno celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

University professor behind the coalition to bring Shakespeare to the Biggest Little City; Late-summer performances still available

Gay rodeo artifacts

Exhibit on rodeo highlights larger archival effort to capture northern Nevada's gay history

Archival effort in northern Nevada to gather the artifacts, recall places that were key to movement's history

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