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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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Native Americans ‘today … and into the future’

11/23/2015 • John Seelmeyer and Jane Tors
Campus exhibits explore a series of perspectives, from historic context to contemporary art.

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Julie Quinn Lenz continues Lenz legacy at her second graduate recital

11/19/2015 • Lindsay Honaker
Lenz family continues to make a musical mark on the University and Reno area

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High honor for contributors to 40 years of Basque publishing, preserving culture and history

11/3/2015 • John Trent and Natalie Savidge
University celebrates 40 years of Basque publishing, renames Center and library.

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Fulbright Scholars celebrate Halloween traditions for the first time

10/29/2015 • Lindsay Honaker
Scholars from Argentina are welcomed to the University campus to educate students on the importance of cultural education and inclusion.

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Davies, in 'last lecture?' talks intersection of sports, higher education

10/27/2015 • John Trent
Emeritus History Professor Davies takes lectern for perhaps the final time

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Latino students joined hundreds of Latino professionals at major summit

10/22/2015 • Staff Report
Students traveled to Silicon Valley for Voto Latino Power Summit, meeting students and leaders from across the nation.

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Notable University professor performs with Reno Chamber Orchestra

10/21/2015 • Lindsay Honaker
James Winn debuts his very own Concerto, continues to contribute to the booming art culture at the University.

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Jones, longtime campus arts figure and co-founder of Artown, passes away

9/29/2015 • John Trent
Tim Jones served as director of University Arts, KUNR station manager, during versatile career at the University

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Elsie Crabtree made headlines for her fashion faux pas

9/2/2015 • Jena Valenzuela
A University Marching Band Drum Majorette began a stir for revealing too much in 1939.


Fundraising support strikes up the band

9/1/2015 • Natalie Savidge
Marching Band grows in sound and numbers, just in time for the season's first Wolf Pack game.

 Justin Gifford, professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno

Professor signing newest book about black crime fiction

8/21/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Justin Gifford’s work shows how notorious pimp and author Iceberg Slim helped shape contemporary American culture.


Gearing up for 2015 fall semester with new academic programs

8/6/2015 • Annie Conway
University adds programs ranging from cyber security minor to graduate programs in neuroscience

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