Elevating humanity

In the College of Liberal Arts, our accomplished faculty in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities foster critical thinking, effective communication, and analytical prowess focus on solving intricate problems, grasping ethics, and embracing adaptability. Experience the essence of elevating humanity.

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Black Rock Press

Black Rock Press publishes a range of literary, visual and experimental materials that address the evolving nature of the book.

The Lilley Museum of Art

The John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art provides a range of inclusive programming, world-class exhibitions, community events and learning opportunities.

Performing Arts Series

The Performing Arts Series was created from the community’s request for local performances and outreach activities by national and international touring artists.

Diversity, equity and inclusion

The College continues to develop collaborations and partnerships on campus and in the community as part of our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and elevating humanity.

College news

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2024 Research & Innovation Awards

Honoring faculty through awards and fellowships

Justin Gifford is an associate professor of English literature.

NEH names University Associate Professor Justin Gifford as new Fellow

Taking a step back from teaching to focus on writing a biography

A man singing and a woman playing the harp.

Harp Fest Returns to University of Nevada, Reno May 3

An annual concert in celebration of the harp returns to the University of Nevada, Reno