College of Liberal Arts News

The College of Liberal Arts cultivates an environment of learning and discovery. Many professors and students are recognizing for their scholarly and creative endeavors.

The college also releases an e-newsletter at the beginning of the fall and spring semester. If you are interesting in subscribing, please email Samantha Bellwood at

Dan Weigel and Randal Brown looking over reseach in office

University doctoral candidate researches secret behind a happy relationship

Social psychology doctoral candidate Randal Brown finds that positive sexual communication can lead to a happy relationship

 University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson, Nevada System of Higher Education Chair Rick Trachok and artist Bryce Chisholm at groundbreaking event

University Arts Building is 'groundbreaking' news

University and the School of the Arts expand roles and footprint on campus and in the community

Laxalt and Reagan

Special Collections Project Archivist contributes to Political History of Nevada Book

Edan Strekal’s section is titled, “The 'First Friend': The Political Bond of Ronald Reagan and Paul Laxalt”

Judicial Studies Graduates in formal commencement hoods

Judicial Studies Program announces spring 2017 graduates

Judges honored at hooding ceremony May 20

University senior Dennis Green

University honors civically engaged students with Spring 2017 Silver Paw Awards

Five University student recipients have shown exemplary contributions to their community in civic engagement

C. Elizabeth Raymond and Claire Vaye Watkins

Successful University alumna novelist garners once-in-a-decade honor

Claire Vaye Watkins chosen as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists

2017 Senior Scholar honor

University to honor 2017 Spring Senior Scholar recipients May 17

The University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association will recognize nine graduates with top grade-point average

University of Nevada, Reno alumna Lynn Morton

Warren Wilson College’s eighth president is University alumna Lynn M. Morton

Coed college started by women elects its first female president

Patricia Ellison reacts to being named the winnter

Tibbitts winners Ellison, Scronce connect with students in similarly heartfelt ways

Patricia Ellison in Biochemistry and Tamara Scronce in Art are 2017 Tibbitts Distinguished Teachers

Samantha Kutner in the library studying

Grabbing ahold of greatness: University senior reflects on academic career

Samantha Kutner delves into her story of achieving greatness during her academic career at the University of Nevada, Reno

Claire Santamaria in front of the E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center

University Debate and Oral Communication award ceremony to honor students

University and community supporter David Bianchi to receive prestigious W. Clark Santini Cup

Believe Burning Man Sculpture in downtown Reno

Burning Inquiry: Playa Art in the Biggest Little City

Join a panel of community members, burners, artists and art lovers as they discuss the role of public art in our community