College of Liberal Arts News

The College of Liberal Arts cultivates an environment of learning, discovery and expressing creativity. Our professors and students often are recognized for their scholarly and artistic endeavors. Read the stories that make the College of Liberal Arts home for tomorrow's leaders.

Selected Durations book published by Black Rock Press

Black Rock Press earns first runner-up in national book design competition

'Selected Durations' will be recognized by the Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design

University graduates waiting for the big moment

'Strength through Diversity' event highlights diversity and inclusion work

Highlighted: Upcoming campus climate survey, GRI initiatives, Diversity Plan and more

Book open on table with vintage books standing up in front of blackboard

World languages professor publishes new book

Associate Professor, Jaime Leaños, publishes new book on letter by Pope Pius II

Tale of Genji: Snow Scene by Toyokuni and Hiroshige from 1853

University Galleries gets more than $1 million worth of donations

The museum has collected art and educated the community for more than 70 years and now prepares to move nearly 5,000 art pieces to new building

Lady Justice

Meet Eric Lambert, chair of criminal justice

Eric Lambert is the new chair and professor of criminal justice with a passion for making better communities

Marin Pilloud standing on dirt hillside with profile headshot

University forensic anthropologist works with coroner to identify human remains

A highly coveted forensic anthropologist uses unique skillset to work with Medical Examiner’s Office to perform skeletal examinations

One hundred dollar bills with a beaker on top.

Is commercialization the new status symbol for academic scientists?

A University of Nevada, Reno faculty member interviewed 61 scientists at four top research universities, examining how they think about commercial rewards

Group of people pose in Basque library during 50th anniversary reception for the Center for Basque Studies

Center for Basque Studies celebrates 50 years of research and outreach

A half-century promoting the Basques through publications, conference presentations, lectures, creative activities and more; celebratory year ends with ENE 2018 award

Literacy Program members dressed up in super heroes costume

Liberal arts departments benefit community through literacy program

Four departments in the College of Liberal Arts support reading program for low-income kids

Students in @Reality VR Lab

Underwater virtual reality research: Creating astronaut training simulation

Paul MacNeilage and Eelke Folmer working together to bring a virtual space walk to the University of Nevada, Reno pool

Katie Lou Hickman in Hiliard Plaza

Part of the Pack: giving back with public service

University student on her White House internship and more

Jacqueline Snow and Michael Gomez

Study finds graspable objects grab attention more than images of objects do

Findings challenge notion that images are appropriate substitute for real objects