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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

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Anthropology graduate student a finalist in essay contest

11/7/2014 • Staff Report
Winner of $5,000 scholarship to be determined by social media vote


‘All for the Union’ highlights the history of Nevada’s admission as the 36th state

11/4/2014 • Annie Conway
University’s history department hosts symposium on campus Nov. 6 and 7

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Northern Nevada businesses get fraud and cybercrime prevention tips in forum

10/28/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
In a forum hosted by Sen. Harry Reid, more than 100 northern Nevada businesses heard from experts on how to protect their businesses from cyberattacks and fraud

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University hosts groundbreaking neuroscience researcher Karl Deisseroth

10/22/2014 • Staff Report
Deisseroth will speak about the incredible new ways he has developed to study the brain in a free lecture at 7 p.m., Oct. 23


Sing, boo, hiss and learn in celebration of Nevada’s 150 years

10/21/2014 • Staff Report
Melodrama production, history conference highlight a year-long series of University events and activities commemorating Nevada’s sesquicentennial.


Bertha Miranda fundraising dinner for University Scholarship Fund

9/30/2014 • Annie Conway
Funds raised at Oct. 3 event to benefit Latino students

Arabic program continues to grow at the University

9/18/2014 • Annie Conway
Upper division Arabic classes and Middle Eastern Studies minor in development

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Marching Band debuts one of largest ensembles at Saturday’s Wolf Pack football game

8/29/2014 • Natalie Savidge
Fundraising efforts continue through Greater Nevada Credit Union and University of Nevada, Reno Foundation.


Journalism student receives national scholarship

8/28/2014 • Annie Conway
Spenser Blank named 2014 Media Fellows Scholar

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Professor to begin Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship

8/27/2014 • Annie Conway
University to host the 46th Medieval Association of the Pacific


Top ROTC and nursing student stands out from the Pack

8/25/2014 • Matt Lush and Annie Conway
Caitlyn Adley chosen to represent University at National Student Nurses’ Convention

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Early morning water main break closes two buildings; Raggio building closed through Friday

7/24/2014 • Staff Report
Water line break at the northeast corner of the William J. Raggio Building caused power outages, data services disruption and water service outages

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