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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

 Naomi Klein

University’s Forum for Excellence lecture with Naomi Klein cancelled

2/11/2016 • Staff Report
New York Times bestseller guest speaker will reschedule lecture later this spring.

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Art lovers to be delighted at University Galleries’ Valentine’s Auction

2/9/2016 • Yun Ku
In partnership with the Stremmel Gallery, School of the Arts holds annual fundraiser Feb. 12; donations allow for art preservation and student programming.

 Laura Skandera Trombley

University hosts J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for program’s 70th anniversary kick-off

2/9/2016 • Natalie Savidge
Fulbright Program celebrates connections that engage, empower and motivate people to create positive change in communities around the world.

 Brett Flanigan

Muralist’s vibrant painting featured in the Church Fine Arts building

2/3/2016 • Lindsay Honaker
The mural serves as the entryway to the art museum that will open in 2018

 Award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and best-selling New York Times author Naomi Klein.

Forum for Excellence welcomes award-winning journalist Naomi Klein to the University

1/20/2016 • Lindsay Honaker
Open to the community, Klein will present world issues including capitalism and global warming.

 Dr. Forline

Students continue success; receive awards for anthropology essays

12/15/2015 • Lindsay Honaker
University students earn 29 awards in the national Public Anthropology writing competition

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Re-defining the Creative Writing MFA

12/14/2015 • John Trent
New MFA program looks to "collapse boundaries" for budding fiction, poetry writers

 mike webster

Expanding the frontier of neuroscience

12/9/2015 • John Seelmeyer and Michael Webster
University shows multi-disciplinary strength in rapidly expanding research field.

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Pick up a book for someone special this holiday season

12/8/2015 • Lindsay Honaker
Add books written by University professors, students and faculty or printed by the University Press to your wish list this year

 patricia mills

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.

 Julie Lenz

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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