College of Liberal Arts

Research shows Nevada working as a partner on Colorado River sustainability efforts

Political science researcher Elizabeth Koebele shows states working together to conserve water rather than fighting for it

Sustaining the Colorado River

The College of Liberal Arts is central to the intellectual and artistic life of the University of Nevada, Reno. We contribute to the University's efforts to provide undergraduate students with general and specialized education that will prepare them for advanced study, careers and citizenship in a diverse world. The college offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees and supports major scholarly research and creative activity in the humanities, social sciences and arts. The quality and effectiveness of the college's departments and programs contribute greatly to the learning, discovery and engagement of our students across all disciplines.

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About Liberal Arts

Learn more about the value of a liberal arts degree.

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Liberal Arts Degrees

Find your major and learn more degrees in the liberal arts.

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Departments in Liberal Arts

Discover which departments are in the liberal arts.

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Student Resources

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College of Liberal Arts News

International SUSI participants stand outside with University ambassador

College of Liberal Arts helps brings international experience to campus and community

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders program brings international students to campus to learn about U.S. government and policy

Jacqueline Kirshenbaum stands to receive award and flowers

Literacy program touts three local Volunteers of the Year

Three graduate students were awarded Volunteer of the Year by Boys and Girls Club

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University’s Chinese STARTALK program teaches grade school children for third year

The world languages and literatures department hosts middle and high school students on campus for three-week Chinese summer program