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

Emily Hobson in front of a bookshelf.

Emily Hobson, second University faculty member ever selected National Humanities Center Fellow

Yearlong fellowship work focuses on the history of HIV/AIDS prison activism in the United States

Connor Fogal smiles for the camera while he wears an adaptive headset with a paintbrush attached to it at the middle of his face. Behind him is a cart with paints and a mural on a wall, which pictures Emerald Bay at sunset.

Faces of the Pack: Meet artist and advocate Connor Fogal

Painting with a brush attached to an adaptive headset, University faculty member creates a 35-foot-wide mural for the campus community

Madison smiling in front of her research poster.

From lizards to humans, a journey in pursuit of science

Madison Glenwinkel, a student in the College of Liberal Arts, received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) award