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.

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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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Tracking socio-environmental systems of mountain areas topic of international meeting

7/18/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
More than 170 scientists from Asia, Europe, Africa, South America and the United States came to Reno to discuss global monitoring systems for mountain environments.

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University professor wins International Latino Book Award for a second time

7/9/2014 • Staff Report
Emma Sepulveda recognized by Latino Literacy Now annual ceremony.


University’s psychology researchers awarded 2014 best illusion of the year

7/3/2014 • Annie Conway
University tops the international competition with the Dynamic Ebbinghaus illusion


University ROTC student takes leap toward her future

7/1/2014 • Robert Park
University of Nevada, Reno ROTC cadet graduates from U.S. Army Airborne School

 Douglas High Signing Day

They’re coming to the University of Nevada!

6/6/2014 • Natalie Savidge
University recognized best-and-brightest scholars during sixth annual signing ceremonies.


Assistant professor recognized as outstanding chamber musician

6/4/2014 • Annie Conway
Dmitri Atapine awarded three-year residency with The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center


University commissions nine second lieutenants in the U.S. Army

5/20/2014 • Staff Report
Graduates are told: 'Do the Right Thing'

 Diversity Conference

University course explores how argument styles differ among cultures

5/9/2014 • Patrick Harris
Students presented examples of Aztec, West African and Western style of communication at the University of Nevada, Reno’s first diversity conference held in March.


University ROTC Army honors cadets at awards ceremony

5/8/2014 • Todd Anderson
More than $13,000 donated in scholarships and honors.


Top-performing students honored as 2014 Senior Scholars

5/2/2014 • Staff Reporter
Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 14.


University’s national championship Debate Team recognized at ceremony Monday

5/2/2014 • Natalie Savidge
Students presented the W. Clark Santini Award, Robert S. Griffin Medal and William J. Cashill Scholarship; former U.S. Representative of Nevada Jim Santini to attend.


‘In Class and In Uniform’

4/30/2014 • Patrick Harris
Paneled exhibit featuring veterans’ artifacts and interviews debuts at University of Nevada, Reno campus at reception May 6.


Professor recognized for outstanding work with graduate students

4/29/2014 • Annie Conway
Board of Regents awards University’s Cheryll Glotfelty the 2014 Academic Advisor Award.

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Music professor to retire after 40 years at University

4/29/2014 • Annie Conway
'Composers I’ve Known' concert dedicated to Professor 'Mack' McGrannahan.

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Gardner, Smith are April's Classified Employees of the Month

4/25/2014 • Staff Report
Both honorees are cited for ability to bring positive attitude, performance excellence to workplace

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