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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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Liberal Arts Degrees

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College of Liberal Arts news

Debbie Boehm

College of Liberal Arts faculty member among the ranks of Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Chair and Professor of the Department of Gender, Race, and Identity and Professor of Anthropology, Deborah Boehm to further studies on immigration

Zaide Martinez

Immigration, juvenile detention, mental health – one student overcomes it all

Graduate Student Zaide Martinez pursuing social justice certificate to help others achieve the same goals she did

Chris Morgan, Kyra Stull and Geoff Smith

Department of Anthropology hits a triple in the 2021 award season

Three College of Liberal Arts anthropology faculty members received notable University and Regents’ awards