College of Liberal Arts

National spotlight shines on Nevada alumnus Capt. Ken Collins and the U.S. Navy Band

Servicemen and women recently highlighted in CBS News' behind-the-scenes video

Capt Ken Collins Navy Band

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.

Faculty with grad students on porch at Lincoln Hall

About Liberal Arts

Learn more about the value of a liberal arts degree.

Female student playing the flute during a performance

Liberal Arts Degrees

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

Art professor making wooden duck sculpture

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

College of Liberal Arts advising team sits on stairs in Pennington Achievement Center

Advising during the pandemic

Virtual advising appointments replace face-to-face meetings in the College of Liberal Arts

The panel of women pictured left to right: Erin Stiles, Rabbi Sara Zober, Terri Domitrovich, Dina A. Elshabrawy, Reverend Shelley Fisher, Patricia Meidell

'Breaking The Stained-Glass Ceiling' event explored gender, leadership and faith

Panel sponsored by Temple Sinai Reno, College of Liberal Arts and others

While we are incredibly disappointed that this year’s festival will not take place, we are appreciative of the community’s support in helping us continue the Festival in 2021.”

58th annual Reno Jazz Festival canceled for 2020

In the wake of coronavirus and the size and scope of the Festival, organizers made the decision to cancel the Festival