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.

Kris and Larry Engstrom

Trumpet professor earns Lifetime Achievement award

College of Liberal Arts music professor, Larry Engstrom, was recently awarded by the local entertainment community for a lifetime of achievement

2017 Nevada Hall of Fame Inductees from left to right: Donald Revell, Terri Farley and Silver Pen Recipient Michael Branch

Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Thursday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m.

30th Annual event honors Hall of Fame Inductees Donald Revell and Terri Farley and Silver Pen Recipient Michael Branch

University of Nevada, Reno students and campus in the fall

Psychology research to help those suffering from severe motion sickness

University assistant professor Paul MacNeilage gets published in Current Biology

Integrative Neuroscience research shows person with HD EEG technology on head

University awarded $10.6 million from NIH to continue neuroscience research

Second phase of funding will expand support for junior faculty and research facilities

University students dressed up as superheroes to promote Washoe County literacy program

'Super Readers are Superheroes'

Team members from University's literacy program participate in the Run for Education

Students walking outside Mackay Science in the fall leaves

19 new programs join University academics

New programs include a doctorate in mathematics, a major in dance, a minor in Middle Eastern studies and more

Kyra Stull examing long bone measurements on a computer screen

Anthropology secures millions for research on humans and environmental impacts

College of Liberal Arts professors seek to identify age and sex estimation of humans lost in natural disasters

Michael Branch headshot

With humor and without ranting (too much), Branch finds his writing stride

English Professor Michael Branch to be honored with "Silver Pen" by Writers Hall of Fame for impressive body of work

Lula Washington Dance Theatre Company

Lula Washington and Flying Carpet Theatre companies on campus this week

Visiting and local artists fill the month of November

Flying Carpet Theatre Company

University theatre students to collaborate and perform with members of NYC Theatre Company

Flying Carpet Theatre generates plays that fuse vaudeville, mime, circus, conjuring, puppetry, dance and clowning; free performances Nov. 1 and 2

Lula Washington Dance Theatre Company

Performing Arts Series presents Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Repertoire dance ensemble to perform Nov. 2; free student session Oct. 31

Liberal Arts Career Night Panelists at the University of Nevada, Reno ballrooms

Students prepare for future in liberal arts field at ‘Connecting College to Career’ night

The event featured a panel of liberal arts professionals and networking opportunities