News from the College

Professor Kathleen Leonard honored with ASUN Service-Learning Faculty Award

College of Liberal Arts Spanish lecturer recognized for integrating community engagement and experiential learning in innovative Spanish course

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

Headshot of Cydney Giroux.
AsPIre working group provides community, networking for Asian, Pacific Islander faculty and staff

Co-chair of AsPIre Cydney Giroux discusses the group, why she finds it important and plans for the future

Mridul Gautam speaks at a podium with a power point slide behind him with a photo of Alireza Tavakkoli, Foundation Early Career Innovator
2024 Research & Innovation Awards

Honoring faculty through awards and fellowships

Justin Gifford is an associate professor of English literature.
NEH names University Associate Professor Justin Gifford as new Fellow

Taking a step back from teaching to focus on writing a biography

A man singing and a woman playing the harp.
Harp Fest Returns to University of Nevada, Reno May 3

An annual concert in celebration of the harp returns to the University of Nevada, Reno

Three musicians playing their instruments on stage.
Reno Jazz Festival at the University of Nevada, Reno

Performances to run April 25 to 27 in Nightingale Concert Hall

Seven smiling women wearing cultural clothing.
Iranian Culture Celebration event

The first Iranian Culture Celebration Event to be held on April 18, at the University of Nevada, Reno

Students rehearsing in a dance class.
Musical 'Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street' at the University of Nevada, Reno

Performances to run April 11 to 13 in Nightingale Concert Hall

Students in a jazz combo perform on stage at the Reno Jazz Festival
Reno Jazz Festival seeks volunteers for 2024 event

Each April, more than 100 volunteers help transform the University's campus into a hub for jazz, music education and innovation

The sticker design incorporates a high-contrast image of the artist playing a trumpet silk-screened in gray and white over a photograph of a vinyl LP record.
Stephen Myler wins the Spring 2024 School of the Arts Sticker Contest with screen-printing and sonic inspiration

Submissions for the Fall 2024 Sticker Competition are now open

Students dance in a studio classroom
Paul Taylor Dance Company immerses students in a five-day intensive workshop

Thirteen dance majors and minors learned Taylor’s stylized approach to movement during this unique residency

A teacher leads a field trip outside
Collegiate Academy class incorporates immersive history lesson through a field trip to the Stewart Indian School

The dual-credit University of Nevada, Reno class encourages students to grapple with the history in their backyard

Sean Collins plays a vibraphone
The School of Music presents a Day of Percussion on March 8

The gathering of young musicians features an evening concert with vibraphonist Sean Collins and his Folktet

A wide view of the Hall Recital Hall interior
The School of Music announces two exciting upcoming performances

New musical works will be premiered in honor of the University’s 150th anniversary

Portraits of the ten scholarship recipients
University awards Redfield Hispanic Gateway Scholarships to first cohort of students | La Universidad entrega de becas Redfield Hispanic Gateway al primer grupo de estudiantes

Ten students pursuing majors in Spanish and another subject awarded $5,000 scholarships | Diez estudiantes de las carreras de español y otras asignaturas reciben becas de $5,000

A photo collage featuring all four new faculty members' headshots.
New faculty hires in the College of Liberal Arts, School of Music

Gaining national and international acclaim, the newly formed School of Music in the College of Liberal Arts celebrates four additions to the faculty, welcoming Dolora Zajick, Aren Long, Kevin Miescke and Michael TK Lam

Andrew Teeple
Grads of the Pack: Andrew Teeple, future English teacher

“I want to become a teacher because I have always felt that helping other people become the best versions of themselves is one of the most rewarding feelings in the world.”

The Anthropology Research Museum where collections are curated, stored, and displayed.
Anthropology Research Museum receives NEH Preservation Assistance Grant

With the grant, the Museum is improving its curation practices and striving to make its space more welcoming for Indigenous peoples

Members of Krakauer & Tagg's "Square Peg Throwdown."
Krakauer & Tagg’s Square Peg Throwdown is an electric third installment by the Performing Arts Series

The Performing Arts Series presses onwards with this high-octane group of collaborators

Sabrina Krueger’s nonobjection painting featuring a yellow background and pink oval dots entitled, “Happy.”
Sabrina Krueger’s Fall 2023 School of the Arts winning sticker effortlessly encapsulates happiness and humanness

Submissions for the Spring 2024 Sticker Competition are now open

Members of the Butcher Brown quintet.
Butcher Brown propels the Performing Arts Series forward with a perspective of what music is – and can be

Oct. 12 brings the pioneers of “solar music” to the stage of Nightingale Concert Hall, with the University’s Jazz Lab I to accompany

Students playing brass instruments.
Department of Music transitions to new name: University of Nevada, Reno School of Music

The name change reflects the School’s dedication to music education and its recognition of music’s importance in academia

Internationally acclaimed Basque performers, Joxan Goikoetxea and Olatz Prat, on stage.
And Shakespeare Got Basque

The Center for Basque Studies and Department of English host a magical evening of jazzy music and Shakespeare Sonnets

Members of LADAMA.
Powerhouse Latin-Alternative Quartet LADAMA to kick off the 2023-24 Performing Arts Series

Nightingale Concert Hall will feature acclaimed ensemble LADAMA in an inspiring performance blending traditional Latin music and truly powerful sonic ingenuity

Lahontan Reservoir Dam in 2014
University awarded nearly $1.8M for collaborative research project to study rural perception of climate change

NSF’s EPSCoR RII Track-2 program funds 11 projects in highly-competitive process

LADAMA, the Latin Alternative musicians, standing together.
Latin Alternative Powerhouse, LADAMA, kicks off the 2023-24 Performing Arts Series season

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Performing Arts Series celebrates 63 years with a culturally diverse lineup of performances and free open-to-the-public events

Headshot of Helena Middleton.
Helena Middleton wins Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange fellowship

Middleton is the first University of Nevada, Reno student to win a CBYX fellowship in over 20 years

Artists stand in lake holding recoding equipment and a camera.
Visual art and music converge in new Lake Tahoe exhibit

Jazz musician and visual artist collaborate on a new exhibit in the Prim Library with a public artist reception on August 1.

Students use an iPad to control a drone outdoors
Drones, phones and iPads at Semester at Lake Tahoe

A new era of learning emerges with cutting-edge classes and free distribution of technology to University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe students

Image collage: Lake Tahoe campus and Clare Frank as a firefighter
‘Burnt’ book reading and discussion takes on the challenge of wildfires in the West

The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe hosts author Clare Frank and the Climate and Wildfire Institute at the Prim Library Saturday, June 10

Headshot of Jim Hulse, professor emerita in the History Department at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Remembering Jim Hulse

Department of History honors the legacy of Jim Hulse

Great Basin National Park starry night sky and bristlecone pine tree.
Annual artist-in-residence program selects Marko Bajzer for national park residency

University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts partners with Great Basin National Park Foundation to offer unique artist residency experience

Arial shot of the University campus with a blue sky and sparse white clouds in the background.
Foundation Outstanding Letter of Appointment Teaching Award and Exceptional Letter of Appointment Instructional Faculty College/School Awards announced for spring 2023

Awardees are recognized for their exemplary service to students and their individual achievements

Lake Tahoe at sunset
Sierra Lullabies, a musical soundscape for oboe and computer on May 3

Professors in the Department of Music evoke Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada and Pyramid Lake in this free public performance on May 3 at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe

Cuban musician Daymé Arocena singing on stage at the University of Nevada, Reno.
University of Nevada, Reno showcased Cuban musician Daymé Arocena

Students and Reno community experienced series of events on Cuban jazz, music and culture

A woman's upper body depicting her unique immunological response to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Visualizing the Vaccine

Artists and public health experts talk about their experiences with the COVID-19 vaccine

Dean Casilde Isabelli handing an award to an esteemed faculty member.
College of Liberal Arts recognizes the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students

Faculty, staff and students honored at annual awards ceremony

Person holding up a picture of Cave Rock at Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe.
Land, Water, Place: An Art and Science Collaborative

Scholars, curators, academics and students will present interactive discussions focused on our complex relationships with land, water and place

Art by University student Ricardo Rubalcaba Paredes, titled “Familia Elegida (Belonging),” 2023 depicting three students lying on the ground smiling.
Visions of Change: A Community Kickback

Students from the Gender, Race and Identity colloquium class organize last event of 2022-23 series

The cast of “Acis and Galatea” rehearsing for their upcoming performance. From left to right: Randall Smith singing with Oihana Villanueva, Miguel A. González Sáenz, Olivia Knock and Diego Marrero Perez playing string instruments.
Nevada Chamber Opera presents Handel's Acis and Galatea

Nevada Chamber Opera, Chamber Choir and Symphony Orchestra collaborate for two extraordinary and distinct performances on April 20 and 22

Head shot of Jelena Subotic.
Religious Studies Committee presents Jelena Subotic for Kutten lecture

Departments of Political Science and Gender, Race and Identity collaborate to host guest speaker, Jelena Subotic

Marquis Hill playing the trumpet.
61st Annual Reno Jazz Festival celebrates the future of jazz April 27-29

The festival features workshops and performances by groundbreaking trumpeter Marquis Hill and vibraphonist Joel Ross

Headshot of Valerie Fridland.
Valerie Fridland releases new book “Like, Literally, Dude”

University of Nevada, Reno linguistics professor argues for the good in bad English

The winning sticker of the School of the Arts Spring 2023 Sticker Contest, depicting a skull with flowers growing out of it.
Athena Hildt’s Spring 2023 School of the Arts winning sticker seamlessly blends themes of life and death

Submissions now open for Fall 2023 contest

Headshot image of Richard Hutton.
Faces of the Pack: Richard Hutton

Richard Hutton earns Doctor of Musical Art degree and heads to tenure-track position at Boise State

Basque arborglyph of a building structure.
Jon Bilbao Basque Library, part of The Arborglyph Collaborative, receives $24,000 grant

Basque programs from Boise State, Cal State, Bakersfield, University of Nevada, Reno to document, share historical arborglyphs found across American West

The cast of Stupid F**king Bird on stage rehearsing for their upcoming performance.
University of Nevada, Reno presents Stupid F**king Bird

The Department of Theatre and Dance shares a gutsy modern take on a Chekhov classic

The U.S. Navy Concert Band on stage.
U.S. Navy National Concert Band makes a stop in Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno to host the free, family-friendly concert on March 15

Digital illustration of a girl looking at a butterfly by Jahi titled "Elise la Lombriz," 2021.
Decolonizing the outdoors

Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events featuring Indigenous experts

Headshot of Butterscotch.
Genre-defying Butterscotch concludes the 62nd Performing Arts Series season

Performing Arts Series season comes to a close with a show-stopping performance by the vocal percussionist virtuosa, Butterscotch

Students at a table reading and writing.
University of Nevada, Reno receives CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence

The Core Writing Program is one of only eight programs to receive this award for 2022-2023

Students and faculty pose in a the hall of a conference center.
University of Nevada, Reno students to attend United States Hispanic Leadership Institute

National conference allows students to interact with most influential Hispanic leaders in the country

säje members Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor, Johnaye Kendric and Erin Bentlage.
The Performing Arts Series presents one of the newest and most compelling jazz ensembles of our time — säje

On Feb. 9 the Grammy-nominated vocal supergroup will fill Nightingale Concert Hall with a captivating lineup

Headshot of Stephanie Gibson, the new director of The Lilley Art Museum.
The Lilley Museum of Art appoints new director

Stephanie Gibson takes on new role at the University of Nevada, Reno

The cast of Cabaret rehearsing Mein Herr.
University of Nevada, Reno presents Cabaret

The Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music collaborate to present the daring musical set in 1930s Berlin

"Stop Dancing for the White Man" painting by Jahi of a man with a city and upside down flag behind him.
The Pandemic – Where are we now?

Department of Gender, Race and Identity hosts events addressing the long-term impacts of COVID-19

Headshot of Natalia Cardillo.
Natalia Cardillo passes examinations to be a Federally Certified Court Interpreter

Cardillo, an instructor of Spanish at the University, is one of seven Federally Certified Court Interpreters within the state of Nevada

An artist painting the scenery at Great Basin National Park.
Applications now open for Great Basin National Park Foundation-University of Nevada, Reno Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline to apply to the third annual camping residency is March 1, 2023

Headshot of Prisca Gayles.
Prisca Gayles receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Gayles ethnographic research on Argentina’s Black social movement has been made possible in part by a major grant from the NEH

Students playing musical instruments.
Music Department hosts Experience Music Day 2023

The open house event is free for the community to explore studying music at the University

A professor lecturing to a class of students in the University of Nevada, Reno Inside-Out Program.
College of Liberal Arts establishes the Educational Renewal Fund

The fund enables incarcerated individuals to participate and earn credit in the University of Nevada, Reno’s Inside-Out Program

Headshots of Alejandra Griswold (left) and Kira Ewoldt (right).
Faces of the Pack: Alejandra Griswold and Kira Ewoldt

Two Liberal Arts students have been selected to present at the 2023 Writing Across Borders Conference in Norway

Members of La Mezcla posing in the House of Breaks located in San Francisco, Calif.
Tap dance, jazz, Mexican zapateado and Son Jarocho come together to tell the history of the female experience during the 1940’s Zoot Suit Riots

Pachuquísmo, created and performed by polyrhythmic dance and music ensemble, La Mezcla, will premier in Reno on Dec. 8

President Brian Sandoval and Dr. Richard Scott smile while sitting next to each other in the recording space
Sagebrushers ep. 9: Dr. Richard Scott

President Brian Sandoval talks with Foundation Professor of Anthropology Richard Scott about Scott’s research on tooth crown morphology, his recent trip to study medieval skeletons in Hungary and his favorite places on campus

Dancers performing on stage and doing handstands.
The Fall Dance Festival returns to the University of Nevada, Reno

Dancers from the Department of Theatre and Dance captivate the audience with multiple performances

Artwork by Niño Santo titled, "Addiction," with a woman meditating surrounded by symbols of addiction.
What is health justice?

Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses health justice as part of yearlong series

The winning sticker design by Ana Perez-McKay as part of the School of the Arts Fall 2022 Sticker Contest.
Ana Perez-McKay wins the Fall 2022 School of the Arts Sticker Contest

Submissions are now open for the Spring 2023 contest

Members of M5 Mexican Brass running on the beach carrying their instruments.
Internationally recognized brass quintet, M5 Mexican Brass to captivate audiences as they test the boundaries of performance

Latin America’s leading brass quintet blends virtuosic chamber music, blues, pop and theatrics

Nevada Election Survey Project poll finds 52% of Nevadans plan to vote for Cortez Masto

University of Nevada, Reno election poll shows Sisolak and Lombardo in a close race for governor, Cortez Masto leading Laxalt for U.S. Senate

Nevadans begin to vote in state and national competitive races

President Brian Sandoval and Dr. Steve Eubanks smile while sitting next to each other in the recording space
Sagebrushers ep. 8: Dr. Steve Eubanks

President Brian Sandoval talks with Director of Athletic Bands Steve Eubanks about the Pride of Sierra Marching Band's plans for the coming year, Eubanks' background as a high school band director and more

Mike Kazmierski, Jean-Paul Perrotte, Brett Van Hoeson, and Emile Perrotte standing next to a taxicab featuring Emile's artwork.
College of Liberal Arts sponsors taxicab wrapped with Emile Perrotte’s artwork

Runner-up of Washoe County School District’s Taxi-Art Design Contest has art displayed on local cab

Q&D Construction worker in open trench
Aging infrastructure in rural Nevada sees alumni-led improvements

Yerington nears the completion of a USDA-funded project to remove and replace the rural Nevada city's 100-year-old sewer and water systems.

Students within the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program posing for a photo on a hike through the mountains at Lake Tahoe.
Low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program nurtures students on their writing journeys

The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe program is uniquely designed with students in mind

Watercolor painting by James Gayles of a boy looking up at a blue ancestral man.
Indigenous futures in the era of climate displacement

Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses Indigenous knowledge for climate justice with upcoming talk

Headshot image of Megha Malik, a liberal arts student.
Faces of the Pack: Megha Malik selected to present research at international conference

Liberal Arts student receives Nevada Undergraduate Research Award to study the human-elephant-conflict in Sri Lanka

Yumi Kurosawa playing Japan's national instrument, the koto.
Yumi Kurosawa Trio unites ancient and contemporary traditions in first performance of the 62nd Performing Arts Series season

World-renowned koto player showcases Japan’s national instrument on Thursday, Oct. 6 in Nightingale Concert Hall

Watercolor painting of a lady with vegetables for eyes.
GRI kicks off yearlong series focused on racial, health and climate justice

Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses food security and racial justice with September events

A vintage looking black lowrider car parked by a beautiful water feature or fountain.
El Grito of the University of Nevada, Reno

A free, community-wide celebration of arts, family and Latinx/Hispanic heritage roots with ties to past and modern lived experiences takes place on Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

San Francisco-based polyrhythmic dance and music ensemble, La Mezcla, dancing on stage.
Groundbreaking performance by La Mezcla kicks off the 2022-2023 Performing Arts Series season

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Performing Arts Series celebrates 62 years with five barrier-shattering performances and free, open to the public activities

Three student attendees pose for a photo in front of the German Marshall's Fund Brussels Forum event sign.
Students Travel to German Marshall Fund’s annual Brussels Forum to Discuss a Changing World

A group of women including Anne Howard
Anne Howard, trailblazing English professor and one of the founders of Women's Studies, passes away

During her distinguished 37-year career, Howard fought for equal rights in northern Nevada

Photo of the Thompson Building, where the Gender, Race & Identity department is located.
LGBTQ studies minor added to University of Nevada, Reno curriculum

Gender, Race & Identity Department Chair Dr. Emily Hobson discusses the department’s recent expansion

Photo of the trees on the Quad with Assistant Professor Ingram's office nearby.
University students and professor travel to annual German Marshall Fund in Brussels

University-funded trip allows group to witness and participate in global policy development

Joe Lombardo with a 33 point lead in the Republican governor’s primary

New University of Nevada, Reno election poll shows Lombardo and Laxalt with big leads

Poll suggests competitive November races loom, polarization on abortion and election issues

Group of individuals stand on balcony outside building
University of Nevada, Reno hosts international smell workshop

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts held workshop on the philosophy of smell

Stella Lake inside Great Basin National Park
Second-annual artist-in-residence program selects two artists for national park residency program

University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts partners with Great Basin National Park Foundation to offer rustic artist residency experience

Debbie Boehm
University of Nevada, Reno liberal arts faculty selected as foundation professor

College of Liberal Arts Professor Deborah Boehm earns prestigious research and teaching honor

Markus Kemmelmeier
Political ideology and closed-mindedness: the Left and Right have become more alike

Foundation Professor of Sociology Markus Kemmelmeier and former Ph.D. student Jesse Acosta completed research on the evolution of political closed-mindedness in the United States

Herz Gold Medal winner Nicole Shepherd
Nicole Shepherd is Herz Gold Medalist

Dual degree student a standout volunteer in community and accomplished musician

Panoramic view of University of Nevada, Reno campus from above
University of Nevada, Reno world languages faculty selected for Regents’ Advising Award

College of Liberal Arts Associate Professor Wilfredo de Ràfols earns NSHE system-wide honor

two-headed animal sculpture on an innertube on a water pond inside a gazebo
Magic and wonder experienced at Serendipity art exhibition

Art professor presents solo exhibition at conference in California

Group of award winners stand on stage during ceremony while holding up awards
College of Liberal Arts celebrates extraordinary achievements

The College of Liberal Arts recognized deserving individuals at annual awards ceremony

Bible Award winner Geoff Smith with award committee
Bible Award winner Smith: Students make the award special

Anthropology's Geoff Smith wins another important teaching award

Miguel Zenon stands with band outside for photo
Reno Jazz Festival celebrates 60 years

Headliner artists include groundbreaking saxophonist Miguel Zenón and vocal phenom Michael Mayo

Elizabeth Koebele stands next to Truckee River
University of Nevada, Reno political science faculty selected for Regents’ Rising Researcher Award

College of Liberal Arts Assistant Professor Elizabeth Koebele earns NSHE system-wide honor

Six students looking at three computer monitors, backs to the camera.
New computational linguistics degree preps students for a growing industry

Interdisciplinary undergraduate program combines world languages, linguistics and computer science.

Matt Leone
University of Nevada, Reno criminal justice faculty selected for Regents’ Teaching Award

College of Liberal Arts Associate Professor Matthew Leone earns NSHE system-wide honor

Michael Branch
Local famed author one of Regents’ 2022 creative activities award winners

Michael Branch named one of this year’s Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents’ Creative Activities Award recipients

Hannah Branch stands on porch holding two trophies up
First-year student earns double-win at National Online Forensics Championships

University of Nevada, Reno Nevada Debate Team off to successful start in 2022

Cherry blossoms blooming outside of the Thompson Building
Indigenous feminist speakers brought to the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus

Guest speakers are made possible through Nevada Humanities grants in an effort to promote decolonial change through local empowerment thanks to Lydia Huerta and Debra Harry

Student dancers perform on dark stage
A historic moment for University of Nevada, Reno dancers

Dancers from the Department of Theatre and Dance mesmerized a large audience with a public performance at the Pioneer Center

Lake Mead low water
Southern Nevada water supply faces Colorado River restrictions

Creative strategies needed to address long-term shortages, say three University of Nevada, Reno professors

Two individuals speak on stage in front of podium during event
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Symposium saw significant turn-out

NAGPRA Symposium at the University of Nevada, Reno paved the way for future repatriation efforts

Spring 2022 Sticker Winner featuring drawing of a crane flying in the clouds
Celebrating art through the School of the Arts sticker contest

The School of the Arts semi-annual sticker contest is now open for submissions for the fall 2022 award

Sweet Honey group sits and stands for photo
The groundbreaking a cappella group, Sweet Honey In the Rock®, to visit Reno for three full days of workshops, events and performance

The internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble will perform songs of freedom and social consciousness

Michael Mayo
Arts spring lineup chalked full of historically-relevant and modern-day surprising performances

The School of the Arts has a number of exciting performances in visual art, dance, music and theatre that you don’t want to miss

Mary White Stewart with students
Mary White Stewart Memorial Scholarship an effort to ensure the legacy of an extraordinary faculty member

Throughout her three-decade-long career, sociology professor Mary White Stewart made a profound difference

Landscape of Great Basin National Park
Applications open for Great Basin National Park Foundation-University of Nevada, Reno Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline to apply for artist camping residency is March 15

Three abstract oil pantings hang on an art gallery wall
University of Nevada, Reno art exhibition displays one of Nevada’s first abstract artists

“A Nevada Life: Richard Guy Walton” on display now at Church Fine Arts building

Frandsen Humanities building covered in ivy
University of Nevada, Reno English Professor awarded fellowship to research language ‘quirks’

College of Liberal Arts professor Valerie Fridland to publish book on speech and language

Naseem Jamnia
MFA graduate earns prestigious fellowship for upcoming book project

Recent creative writing alumni publishes first book, with a second on the way

Faculty mentor and student present their research.
What makes a successful undergraduate mentor?

In honor of National Mentoring Month, six faculty members reflect on what it means to be an impactful mentor to undergraduate researchers

Sweet Honey In The Rock group sits and stands inside building for photo
College of Liberal Arts scores four Nevada Humanities Grants

Four College of Liberal Arts entities received funding for 2022 major projects

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University of Nevada, Reno receives grants from Nevada Humanities for 2022

Museum, history, indigenous peoples, documentary projects benefit community

Front of Lincoln Hall building on sunny day
University of Nevada, Reno History professor speaks at Paris conference

Dennis Dworkin presented his research on the British “new left”

Chamber Music Society performs on stage
Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos to Brighten Nightingale Concert Hall with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

The nation’s leading chamber music society will perform the greatest masterpieces of the Baroque

Abstract piece using organic materials and high desert colors
Native American art, artists part of permanent collection at The Lilley Museum of Art

Curation and leadership of The Lilley’s Director, Vivian Zavataro, has given a platform to Native American artists, both contemporary and historical

Larry Engstrom
Reno Jazz Orchestra showcases music of School of the Arts’ icon and newly established Larry Engstrom Endowment for the Advancement of Jazz

'I was surprised, humbled and overwhelmed with gratitude'

Mikayla Dimulias headshot
Memories of Lake Tahoe inspire the winning Fall 2021 School of the Arts sticker

Submissions now open for Spring 2022 School of the Arts sticker contest

Pep band performing in bleachers
Marching Band and Pep Band gearing up for Homecoming Game

Gifts needed for updating old uniforms and new equipment

“These people did not come from Japan – but further north where they were sculpted by the last glacial maximum.”

Anthropologists debunk popular theory that Native Americans originated from Japan

Researchers analyzed over 1,500 dentitions and found no evidence that Native Americans came from Japan

Three individuals dance with arms in the air
Associate Professor of Dance debuts film in San Francisco Film Festival

“People in Cities” will screen online Oct. 15-24

Performers of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Utah’s most established contemporary dance company, dances on a stage.
Performing Arts Series brings contemporary dance to northern Nevada communities

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Utah’s most established contemporary dance company, will engage community members of all ages during weeklong residency

Two people sit at table talking and recording podcast
Elevating Humanity: A podcast of the College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts launches new podcast featuring faculty research and creative work

Statue of Basque Sheepherder holding lamb with dog by his side
Celebrating the Basque Diaspora with the addition of a statue

The William A. Douglass Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno celebrated the donation and relocation to campus of noted statue on Basque Diaspora Day

Psychology professors Trixie and Allen Gardner with Washoe the chimp
Groundbreaking researcher Gardner dies at age 91

Psychology professor Allen Gardner and his wife Trixie earned worldwide acclaim teaching Washoe the chimpanzee American Sign Language

Performer Grace Kelly holds a saxophone.
Performing Arts Series is back on stage

The 2021-2022 Performing Arts Series season celebrates 61 years of live performance with six in-person events

Artist table with paint, brushes and canvas outside in campground
Inaugural artist-in-resident completed three-week creative camping expedition

University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts partnered with Great Basin National Park Foundation to offer local Reno artist rustic artist residency experience

Cara Nine, University of Nevada, Reno philosophy chair
Department of Philosophy welcomes new chair

Cara Nine’s interest in political philosophy led her to focus on issues in justice, ethics and location

Stella Lake inside Great Basin National Park
Inaugural artist-in-residence program selects local artist Austin Pratt

University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts partners with Great Basin National Park Foundation to offer rustic artist residency experience

The Lilley logo
University of Nevada, Reno art museum gets refreshed image

The John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art in the College of Liberal Arts announces new brand identity

Markus Kemmelmeier points out examples on his computer of image samples used in his research study that address how the same photograph published in multiple newspapers portray skin tone differently.
Skin tone portrayed differently in newspapers depending on political endorsement

College of Liberal Arts professor studied how former President Barack Obama appeared in photographs

Collage of the individual photos of the University's 7 CAREER awardees in 2021
Most ever CAREER Awards received by University faculty

8 awardees representing 4 colleges/school receive NSF’s prestigious award in support of early-career success and continued development

Judge Ari Tobi-Aiyemo stands next to Shawn Marsh in commencement attire on the field during graduation
First Black woman to earn doctoral degree in judicial studies graduates from University of Nevada, Reno

Judge Ari Tobi-Aiyemo graduated Saturday earning a Ph.D. in judicial studies

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

Art piece in wooden frame of a drawing of a football with a head coming out of it hangs on wall next to quote, “I’m Gangrenous Gregg, so big and strong, the toughest of them all. When I grow up, I’ll play my part. I’ll be a scuffed football.”
School of the Arts launches virtual student exhibitions

BFA and MFA in Art student exhibitions are now available virtually

Senior Scarlett Boling sits on steps smiling for graduation pictures
College of Liberal Arts graduating senior Scarlett Boling continues her education at California College of the Arts

Boling will begin a double master’s program on department scholarship

Handcuffs on an iPad
Criminal justice professor teams up with Washoe County Sheriff’s Office to develop virtual programming study

Virtual programming developed to help reduce reoffenders among 18-24-year-olds

Dancer in fuzzy, hairy costume poses for dance performance
A Home We Never Expected

Dance alumna reflects on what home means as it relates to dance experiences in her life

Mary White-Stewart
Mary White Stewart: A University career that changed lives for the better

An influential campus voice, groundbreaking professor and a founder of GRI, passes away

Student musicians sit socially-distanced in band room and record song with conductor
Nevada Wind Ensemble records first-ever large-scale recording in state-of-the-art facility

Professional recording studio in new University Arts Building finally used to full potential for modern, classical-style recording project

The ruins of Gernika after the 1937 bombing
Center for Basque Studies commemorates the 84th anniversary of the bombing of Gernika

Two zoom sessions will be held for participants in both America and the Basque Country

Ancient burial site in Turkey
Ancient DNA findings help to define kinship among earliest world settlers

University of Nevada, Reno anthropology professor part of team that studied ancient skeletal remains in Turkey dating back 10,000 years

60th Anniversary Performing Arts Series Season concludes with the energy and zeal of rising-star vocalist Michael Mayo

Mayo performs an entirely live set from his home studio in New York City Thursday, April 22

Noemi Gomez Martinez
Tu puedes, eres una luchadora

Alumna Noemí Gómez Martínez reflects on being a successful Latina in today’s world

Elizabeth Koebele stands next to river
Political scientist among the ranks of National Science Foundation CAREER award winners

Elizabeth Koebele to research collaborative water sustainability policymaking as part of NSF award

Sweet Honey in the Rock a cappella group
Acclaimed a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock® performs during 60th anniversary Performing Arts Series season

Internationally renowned Sweet Honey In The Rock® will raise roofs and collective conscious Thursday, March 25

Four men standing in front of a bus at the Squaw Valley Olympics in 1960
University of Nevada, Reno Shared History Program dives into the past and present history of black activism in northern Nevada

Projects are underway to share the program’s findings with the community

Jesus Rosales Sandoval
University of Nevada, Reno student among winners of the 2020 ¡Andale! Scholarship

Criminal justice and philosophy major wins scholarship offered by Las Vegas Latino Bar Association to help cover LSAT expenses

Two wood dremels, an eraser and pencil lie on top of a wood carving project.
New Artist-in-Residence Program now accepting applications

University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts partners with Great Basin National Park Foundation to offer rustic artist residency experience

Caitlin Earley photographing a Maya sculpture in a cave.
Art historian receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Assistant Professor Caitlin Earley earns award to support her work on ancient Maya captives

MFA student Sogand Tabatabaei sits at a desk working on a drawing.
Iranian cultural identity explored on winning 2021 School of the Arts sticker design

M.F.A. student Sogand Tabatabaei’s artwork, Coverage, is featured

Front of Lincoln Hall during summer
College of Liberal Arts lecture series bring topics of diversity, politics, society and more

Departments and programs in the College of Liberal Arts host weekly, biweekly and monthly lectures throughout spring semester

Irish quintet Goitse poses for a photo inside a brick room.
60th Anniversary season of Performing Arts Series continues with three, one-of-a-kind virtual performances and interactive conversations

Award-winning Irish Quintet, Goitse, kicks off spring performances this February; new restaurant partners to offer takeout menus inspired by each visiting artist

Assistant professor Kyra Stull with her dog Ozymandias sitting on rocks overlooking Washoe Valley Lake
University assistant professor shares her experience contracting COVID-19

Kyra Stull says the choices we make are not our own

Cynthia Lancaster sits at a desk on a video call with her mentee, Erick Herrera
Gain professional and academic experience through paid undergraduate research programs

With the help of a mentor, undergraduate students can apply for paid research opportunities

"BUTTING HEADS TWO" Acrylic on canvas
Students co-collaborate on “The Lilley in the Open” exhibition with School of the Arts and City of Reno

Objects from The Lilley’s permanent collection featured in virtual exhibition

Datura rock art drawing next to Datura flower
Researchers Explore the Role of Datura in Rock Art at Pinwheel Caves

University of Nevada, Reno anthropologist performs radiocarbon analysis on Datura wrightii quids

“We are reconnecting through writing's reflections - reaching deeper, writing more authentically, learning and growing thoughtfully, and understanding the world around us more richly.” – William Macauley, University of Nevada, Reno professor of English

Dr. Cornel West student composition contest

Students are invited to create a composition to celebrate Dr. West’s work and vision, shared during his virtual visit with the University this month

Frandsen Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus
University hosts 2nd Annual Writing and Well-Being Conference with keynote speaker Cornel West

Virtual conference offers three days of workshops and speakers including free lecture by Dr. West Monday, Jan. 4, at 3 p.m.

Nevada Debate Team zoom screenshot of online semifinal tournament
Nevada Debate Team finishes strong for fall semester

Students face the advantages and disadvantages of online debate

Student standing in front of trees with fall leaves and they have a mask on
Faces of the Pack: First-Generation Future Educator on the Path to a Double Major

Inspired to come to the University by a Nevada Bound tour, Medina works on two majors after becoming a tour guide himself

Student sits in living room with a cap and gown on with the University of Nevada, Reno commencement program on the television.
The resilient class of 2020

'We faced hardship and some disappointments along the way, but we all made it through in the end'

Jasmine Johnson, Kennedy Gaskins and Cam Mauer film the “Bruised and Brave” performance outside on street
Department of Theatre and Dance embraces digital realm

Student performing artists gain new experiences recording virtual performances

Morrill Hall on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno
University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 9 graduates with top grade-point average

The Thompson building at the University of Nevada, Reno
The Department of Gender, Race, and Identity introduces three new minors

The newly formed department offers a large variety of minors for students

Four Ethics Bowl team members pose outside with a whiteboard showcasing their team name
Philosophy professor forms University’s first college-level Ethics Bowl Team

First competition to take place in California Regionals Dec. 5

Black mortar board graduation cap that reads in gold lettering, "What feels like the end is often the beginning"
University of Nevada, Reno to celebrate the awarding of more than 5,000 degrees

Two virtual Commencement ceremonies will be streamed this Saturday to honor Spring, Summer and Winter 2020 graduates

Choir sings in masks on stage
Tradition lives on with graduates, friends and family in mind

Department of Music records music for University’s upcoming virtual Commencement

People wearing masks stand on different stairs on an outside staircase covering their eyes with their right hands.
Dance activates public space through site-specific performances

Students and faculty choreograph eight performances to be featured during Fall Dance Festival Friday, Nov. 20

A person leans on an open staircase with their back to the camera looking up toward the blue sky. Photo by Caitlin Bell.
Musical theatre revue explores mental health during the pandemic

'Bruised and Brave' premiers Nov. 13, on-demand through Nov. 15

A small group of people pose for a photo below the Sierra Hall mural during a dedication event.
The Lilley Museum and Reno Contemporaries host virtual community discussion Nov. 6

‘Art Ignites’ event meant to evoke discussion around diversity and inclusion, panel to include Sierra Hall mural artist

M5 Mexican Brass quintet. Image provided by
Mexico’s leading brass ensemble joins the Performing Arts Series this fall

M5 Mexican Brass will take the virtual stage Nov. 12 as part of the Series’ 60th anniversary season

Jars of soil sit on shelves
Visiting homeland one more time now made possible through Patria Soli project

Jars of homeland soil delivered to those who can’t make the trip home

A Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company performance.
Performing Arts Series presents two days of contemporary dance through performance, conversation and workshops

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company will engage with students, veterans and the community during PAS’s first virtual residency

Lincoln Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus
Shared History Program exhibit highlights Latino miners of the Comstock

Latinos of the Comstock part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, including the University District Museum’s Fiesta Week

Person playing trumpet on stage during musical performance
Air filter donation allows Department of Music to continue performing

Changes in practice protocols offer safer environment for music faculty and students

Lincoln Hall steeple
Communication Studies program rising in the ranks

The Department of Communication Studies boasts 25 scholarly awards in two years

graduate student works on laptop
Anthropology Professor Kyra Stull creates Subadult Virtual Anthropology Database

Database made possible by four federally funded projects from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Justice Awards

Sierra Hall mural featuring six sets of diverse eyes and faces with Nevada painted down the column
Sierra Hall mural makes bold statement on diversity, equity and inclusion

Mural dedication event planned to honor the public artwork

Front of Lincoln Hall building
Endowment creates Nevada history initiative

History department in College of Liberal Arts receives donation to help amplify history scholarship in Nevada

Award-winning saxophonist, singer and composer Grace Kelly.
Performing Arts Series celebrates 60th anniversary with one-of-a-kind virtual events

During the 2020-21 season, the performing arts explore new ways to command the stage and screens

Professor Renata Keller pictured on a dock overlooking the Panama Canal
University Professor of History Renata Keller recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award

Grant offered to write new book on the Cuban Missile Crisis from the perspective of Latin American people

Morrill Hall on the quad during summer
Another cohort of liberal arts faculty and staff join the University

The College of Liberal Arts hired 28 new faculty and staff members in the last year

Collage of singers and musicians featured in the Heartbeat to Hearbeat music video
“Heartbeat to Heartbeat, Eye to Eye” – new music video by Reno, for Reno

Song features University faculty and alumni performing artists

A man sits in the opening of a cave overlooking the Nevada dessert
Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Morgan receives title of Don Frazier-Don Fowler Endowed Chair in Prehistoric Great Basin Archeology

Morgan continues long line of Great Basin archeologists

Gracie Krutz
Student works with Nevada Arts Council as part of donor-funded internship

Art history major Gracie Krutz highlights her internship experience while earning liberal arts degree

Part of the mural, a raised fist outline is in black over large, multicolored paint spatters
Eye-popping mural is a bold statement of diversity

Sierra Hall is the site of the first display of public art devoted to diversity and inclusion on campus

The Princess and the Prophet book jacket
College of Liberal Arts faculty research and write on topics of racism and social justice

From the history of religion and Black culture to a modern global issue of racism, faculty examine the evolution of social justice movements

Up-close image of a person wearing a face mask
New survey focuses on COVID-19 behaviors and beliefs

University of Nevada, Reno assistant professor in political science part of multidisciplinary team of scholars dedicated to informing risk messaging and public policy

Students sitting in exhibition room talking
Public called to submit pandemic materials for local history exhibit

University of Nevada, Reno Shared History Program seeks submissions to include in exhibit displaying daily life during pandemic

A globe of the world sit on top of a desk in a dark lit room
Ozmen Institute for Global Studies celebrates two years at the University of Nevada, Reno

A look at their accomplishments and plans for the future

"I aided children to be adopted, immigrants to migrate...I had applied concepts, theories and practices from the classroom to the work environment in our own society of Reno, Nevada."

Service-learning course helps Northern Nevada Latinx community

Spanish major translates legal documents to aid in immigration, adoption and social justice matters in local community

University of Nevada, Reno alumnus Rafael Blanco came to the United States from Spain and currently resides outside of Chicago. He completed his Master of Fine Arts degree at the University in 2013 and has recently begun work on one of two murals on the University campus to highlight and underscore diversity.
Murals highlighting diversity going up on University campus

The University is getting two new art murals on Sierra Hall and Ansari Business Building that underscore commitment to diversity

Undergraduate Research awardee Cesar Piedra stands in front of his sculptural project: a white animal figure with a textured paper surface.
Research-based work of 58 undergraduate students highlighted at symposium

Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium pivots to virtual with project presentations from a variety of disciplines, from STEM to the social sciences, arts and humanities

Neon sign that reads "In Town Motel"
Researchers work to preserve neon signs in Northern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno, National Historical Society and UNLV awarded grant to digitally archive area’s iconic history

Photograph by Cara Romero titled “Coyote Tales," which includes a Saints and Sinners neon sign and three people standing outside a liquor store in front of a classic, convertible car.
Duet, a collaboration between sister museums at University of Nevada, Reno & University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Lilley and The Barrick Museums of Art join through a series of #SisterMuseumsNV social media posts

Cello handle
University of Nevada, Reno music professor named Regents’ Award winner for creative activities

Chair and Professor of Music and Cello Dmitri Atapine presented with Regents’ Award

The recital hall in the University Arts Building
College of Liberal Arts students, faculty and staff earn top recognition

Students, faculty and staff in the College of Liberal Arts earn a number of University, College and community awards along with fellowships and endowments

Four experts discuss the ramifications of COVID-19 across disciplines.

The Ozmen Institute for Global Studies presents a COVID-19 webinar

Global Health Challenges: The Coronavirus Pandemic, 10-11 a.m., Friday, May 15

Morrill Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
University honors 2020 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 11 graduates with top grade-point average

Tyler Harris is the 2020 Herz Gold Medalist.
Tyler Harris selected as Spring 2020 Herz Gold Medalist

Dual major in accounting and political science, minor in philosophy, is Wooster High School graduate

Zund Cutter cutting PPE gowns
Fab Lab partners with local businesses to make PPE for Renown healthcare workers

Fabrication Lab and Miller’s Jackets and Printing Services of Nevada are working together to help meet Renown’s community-donated goal for isolation gowns

Spring Awakening Choreography Rehearsal (left to right) Julia Parks, Abby Rosen, Adelynn Tourondel and Nate Hodges.
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: ‘We can get through it’

Theater and dance student Abby Rosen navigates University’s transition to virtual learning

A piece featured in Mariah Vargas’ thesis exhibition, “Lover,” in Student Galleries South on campus.
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Supporting visual arts remotely

BFA candidate Mariah Vargas shares her experience – and new creations – during social distancing

Top left, John Villanueva, top right, Nickie Moore, and bottom middle, Phil Sharp pose for a screenshot after the online presentation of awards for the festival finals of the National Online Forensics tournament.
Nevada strikes gold, claims championship at online nationals

Undergraduate students Nickie Moore and John Villanueva claim ‘Superior’ award; team places fourth for season overall

Laura Ryerson performing at last year’s Spring Dance Concert with fellow dance major McKenzie Kennedy.
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Dance in a digital form

Dance student Laura Ryerson grows as a student and choreographer through video instruction

Jason Fisette with students Jaylin Hendricks, Sydney Banks and Prism Zephyr
Philosophy students make their case for reparations

Undergraduate researchers are using their scholarship to rethink a controversial topic

University of Nevada, Reno senior and Music Education major Grace Desilets
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: Keeping the arts alive

Music student Grace Desilets navigates the University’s transition to online classes

Music Education major Kara Bainter with her cello
School of the Arts’ #ArtAt6Feet series: ‘We’re all in this together’

Music student Kara Bainter finds opportunities for connection and collaboration in online learning

Three healthcare workers wearing protective gear including masks, shields and gowns, in a procedure room.
University makerspaces and 3D printers at work developing PPE

Researchers, faculty and staff respond to the call for resources and deploy makerspace resources to support our healthcare heroes

Elephant in the wild pictured by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society
Humanities contribution reaches far beyond the classroom

English students work with Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society

Oil painting in wooden frame of old buildings on a street
The Lilley @Home

The Lilley Museum joins in on the #MuseumFromHome fun

College of Liberal Arts advising team sits on stairs in Pennington Achievement Center
Advising during the pandemic

Virtual advising appointments replace face-to-face meetings in the College of Liberal Arts

The panel of women pictured left to right: Erin Stiles, Rabbi Sara Zober, Terri Domitrovich, Dina A. Elshabrawy, Reverend Shelley Fisher, Patricia Meidell
'Breaking The Stained-Glass Ceiling' event explored gender, leadership and faith

Panel sponsored by Temple Sinai Reno, College of Liberal Arts and others

While we are incredibly disappointed that this year’s festival will not take place, we are appreciative of the community’s support in helping us continue the Festival in 2021.”

58th annual Reno Jazz Festival canceled for 2020

In the wake of coronavirus and the size and scope of the Festival, organizers made the decision to cancel the Festival

Three members of the Steel Betty blue grass group stand in front of an outdoor concrete wall with guitars propped up on the wall between each of them.
Bluegrass band Steel Betty’s performance to conclude 2019-20 Performing Arts Series season

The Austin, Texas-based band will perform March 12 and facilitate a songwriting workshop during visit

Monica Maccaux holding two design awards at the German Design Awards 2020 event
Graphic designer presented with two international design awards

Graphic Design Program Director and Assistant Professor, Monica Maccaux, earns two German Design Awards.

Two Reno Jazz Festival musicians perform on stage.
Call for Volunteers for the 2020 Reno Jazz Festival, April 23-25

More than 100 volunteers needed to help to transform campus into a jazz hub

Musical artist Martha Redbone and her six-piece band perform Roots Project.
Award-winning musician Martha Redbone to perform at the University

The compelling voice in American roots music performs for audiences of all ages

Professor Louis Forline poses with daughter and Amazonian community members in Brazil
Preserving the Awa Amazon Community

Anthropologist helps to protect and revitalize local indigenous communities in Brazil

Kara Savant’s artwork, It Takes a Village (2019), is an open mailbox on a wooden church-like background with a yellow waxy yellow jacket nest attached to the ceiling of the mailbox, green felt lining the bottom with a fake yellow jacket sitting on it, and a checkered flag up, indicating mail ready to be taken.
School of the Arts celebrates ‘Connections,’ brings artwork to airport terminal

Student, faculty and alumni art exhibition on display in Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s Terminal C until April 20

"Women’s leadership options in religious organizations and spiritual communities have often been limited due to doctrine, tradition, practice and bias.”

Diverse panel to discuss women’s leadership in religious and spiritual life

'Breaking The Stained-Glass Ceiling' event to explore gender, leadership and faith

Student holding up Argentina cardboard frame
Faces of the Pack: University alumna receives Fulbright Student Scholar Grant

Natalie Van Hoozer travels abroad to Argentina to pursue passion for connecting Spanish- and English-speaking communities

Music conductor leading the U.S. Navy Band with audience blurred behind him.
National spotlight shines on Nevada alumnus Capt. Ken Collins and the U.S. Navy Band

Servicemen and women recently highlighted in CBS News' behind-the-scenes video

Front view of outside of the White House
What is the impeachment process?

U.S. government political scientist breaks down the impeachment process

We the People document, American flag and quill pen
Nevada Humanities presents ‘The Constitution: What it Means to Me’ salon in Reno

University faculty moderate, provide expertise at free MidTown event

University Arts Building looking toward the north.
University Arts Building wins architecture design honors across the country

Newest University of Nevada, Reno facility opened in February

The cast of Urinetown performs
Musical theatre degree launched at the University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Theatre and Dance offers only degree program in state of Nevada

Plaques of the senior scholars
University honors 2019 Winter Senior Scholars

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

The literacy program team posing dressed as superheroes
University’s “Super Readers are Superheroes” literacy program team members participate in the 2019 Run for Education

The program has helped over 500 students gain confidence and reading skills

Posed are the 20+ participants in the final Sponsored Projects Academy session
Cohort completes inaugural Sponsored Projects Academy

Program better connects individuals to the bigger picture: the administrative processes, network and impact of the research enterprise

Take3 trio in concert
Take3, chamber and pop music trio, to perform

Performing Arts Series presents dynamic group community performances on Nov. 6-7

Summit 2016 by Nolan Preece
The Lilley hosts exhibition of Renoite Nolan Preece

Local artist to show retrospective of non-figurative photography

"How do we respect one another when we have a conversation across religious and philosophical divides?"

Beyond toleration: Having difficult conversations in the age of social media

College of Liberal Arts' Engaging the Power of Diversity series tackles religious divides

Seven undergraduate students from Paiute, Shoshone and Washoe tribes graduated from the field school and were awarded a “College of Liberal Arts at University of Nevada, Reno, Award for Collaborative and Indigenous Archaeology.”
Field school helps bring Indigenous perspectives to research

Anthropology students combine tribal knowledge, learnings to help ‘decolonize archeology’

A cappella group Backtrack performs at the University of Nevada, Reno

‘New York’s Got Talent’ winners engage with students and community Oct. 17-18

The Piranesi exhibition at The Lilley
The art of postcard prints featured in 'Piranesi and The Eternal City'

Exhibition closes this week with music collaboration featuring eight students singing famous Italian songs from Piranesi’s time

The Moanin' Frogs
The Moanin’ Frogs inspires northern Nevada music students

The Moanin’ Frogs kicks off the Performing Arts Series at the University of Nevada, Reno

Larry Engstrom
University leaders win Lifetime Achievement and Leadership awards

Karen Penner-Johnson, President Marc Johnson and Larry Engstrom recognized at 2019 EDAWN Arts & Business Awards luncheon

Dmitri Atapine holds his cello
School of the Art’s Dmitri Atapine performs with The Chamber Music Society in Greece resulting in PBS film

PBS special features University of Nevada, Reno professor playing the Mendelssohn Octet, airs on KNPB Friday evening

Pennington Student Achievement Center during a typical sunny day with students walking by and sitting on the lawn and various benches
New colleagues join the College of Liberal Arts this fall

The College of Liberal Arts has hired 25 new faculty members for 2019-2020 academic year

A group of musicians in suits gathered playing a variety of different saxophones
Performing Arts Series announces 2019-20 season

The Moanin’ Frogs, Backtrack, Take3, Martha Redbone and Steel Betty visit University of Nevada, Reno

Frandsen Humanities Building
English master’s program focuses on bridging activism and education

University of Nevada, Reno Associate Professor Lynda Walsh looks forward to MAPE program’s fourth year, reflects on program’s success

Julie Lucero
Latino Research Center recharged with new director

Julie Lucero became the Director of the Latino Research Center July 1

Children in Peru with their play happy ball
Sociology graduate wins national recognition for paper about happiness

University of Nevada, Reno alumnus Eric Lin not only researches happiness but spreads it too through his organization: The Play Happy Project

University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson and recent alumna Christina Thomas celebrate the American Indian & Alaska Native Graduate Celebration in May 2019. Johnson is wearing commencement regalia, and Thomas is in traditional Paiute garb.
University of Nevada, Reno offers first-ever Paiute language course

Preserving and revitalizing the Great Basin indigenous language of Numu

Front of Thompson Building with pillars
Political science department welcomes new chair

Carolyn Warner is the new chair and Vail Pittman Professor of political science

International SUSI participants stand outside with University ambassador
College of Liberal Arts helps brings international experience to campus and community

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders program brings international students to campus to learn about U.S. government and policy

Jacqueline Kirshenbaum stands to receive award and flowers
Literacy program touts three local Volunteers of the Year

Three graduate students were awarded Volunteer of the Year by Boys and Girls Club

Chinese instructor leans over shoulder of young student to help with assignment at table
University’s Chinese STARTALK program teaches grade school children for third year

The world languages and literatures department hosts middle and high school students on campus for three-week Chinese summer program

Students presenting on linguistics mock trial class at Georgetown University
Team of undergraduate students present at national conference

Six liberal arts students share their research at Georgetown University

A characiture of one person dressed as a matador on half of its body and a flamenco dancer on the other half.
Latino Research Center welcomes new faces, releases new issue of journal

‘Border-Lines Volume XI’ focuses on the intersectionality of Latinx communities and aims to challenge Border Theory

Brendan Henry
International affairs major earns top scholarship for study abroad experience

Sophomore, Brendan Henry, will travel to Israel to study Arabic and Middle Eastern culture

Jail cells
Teaching in confinement

Two liberal arts professors teach criminal justice and literature behind bars

Ann Marie Vollstedt with her class
Tibbitts winners share love of teaching ... and of long, hard-working summers

Engineering's Vollstedt and Anthropology's Smith honored

Brett Van Hoesen teaching a class at the University of Nevada, Reno
Associate Professor of Art Brett Van Hoesen wins ‘Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities Award’

Van Hoesen also receives recognition from Governor Steve Sisolak, Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen

Manzanita Hall on the Quad of the University of Nevada, Reno
University honors 2019 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 11 graduates with top grade-point average

Hannah Huntley and Hector Arciniega
Two University students receive 2019 Regents’ Scholar Awards

The College of Liberal Arts is fortunate to have an undergraduate and graduate student as Regents’ Scholar recipients

University student with faculty member/mentor and community partner
Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

Community-based undergraduate researchers join with faculty mentors to explore problems and offer understanding and ideas to make a difference

Cameron Strang
Assistant Professor Cameron Strang wins the Summerlee Book Prize for ‘Frontiers of Science’

Books from College of Liberal Arts professors Strang, Xiaoyu Pu and Ian Hartshorn make their debut and earn honors

Bernard Schopen's book cover-- with best wishes inscribed
Professor Bernard Schopen has published his fourth Reno mystery novel

Former Core Humanities professor has published “The Dying Time,” the fourth installment of the Jack Ross series

Jenna Weiner wearing headset at TEDx talk
How TEDx became the 'best short talk of my life' for graduate student Jenna Weiner

Grad student recounts prepping for, fretting over, and ultimately delivering a memorable 'TED' talk

Gerold Dermid gives a thumbs up with Berch Berberoglu, both posing for a photo.
Ozmen Institute for Global Studies launches with 'Collaboration Across Boundaries' celebration

Faculty with relevant research and teaching interests in global or international studies are welcomed to become an institute affiliate

Award winners hold up certificates on stage during 2018 awards ceremony.
World Languages and Literatures department set to host 50th awards ceremony

Awards ceremony recognizes students who have mastered foreign languages

Two children outside their with faces painted at a craft table with an adult.
Day at the Museum: May 4, 2019

Take an interactive walking tour of 10 University museums on and around campus

Trees bloom during spring on the University of Nevada, Reno campus
College of Liberal Arts faculty and staff earn top recognition

Faculty and staff members in the College of Liberal Arts earn a number of University, College and community awards along with fellowships and endowments

Melissa Aldana
Walter Smith III, Melissa Aldana headline 57th Annual Reno Jazz Festival

Three-day festival to draw more than 10,000 people to University of Nevada, Reno

Lake Mead
Research shows Nevada working as a partner on Colorado River sustainability efforts

Political science researcher Elizabeth Koebele shows states working together to conserve water rather than fighting for it

Jordan and Savannah with several of their awards from the season.
Faces of the Pack: Jordan Cosselman and Savannah Urcioli place second at the NPDA Debate

Two female students accomplish great feats both personally and professionally as partners in the Nevada Debate Union, recognized as ASUN Club of the year

A cherry blossom tree blooms and a few people in the distance walk through the University of Nevada, Reno campus with a large, brick building in the background.
Department of Philosophy presents annual Paul and Gwen Leonard Ethics and Politics Lecture

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Charles Mills is this year's featured speaker and will address 'Racial Injustice'

2 faculty member sitting at desk in office with neuroscience-related images on the computer screens
Institute for Neuroscience to help a multidisciplinary center of excellence become even stronger

James Kenyon named director of University of Nevada, Reno institute designed to complement and extend the energy, experience and potential in the neurosciences

University of Nevada, Reno campus from above
New chair of communication studies hits the ground running with top award

Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Jimmie Manning gets top paper award named after him

Students from French Club smile and sit around table
French major among top 10 colleges graduating language students

The French major recently ranked in the top 10 of colleges across the country with the most bachelor’s degrees

A person with a blue and yellow BREXIT top hat looks at another person smiling, wearing a light pink scarf. Red and white signs with nondescript words are on either side of the two people.
UK prejudice against immigrants amongst lowest in Europe, University research finds

New study reveals more tolerance for diversity; determines only 15 percent of people would object to having immigrants as neighbors in the UK and other rich EU nations

Diego Zarazua sits in the Latino Research Center
Meet the new Latino Research Center coordinator

The Latino Research Center is back open full-time and dedicated to advancing Latinx research and improving conditions for the Latinx community

Students stand on the stage in the Harlan O. & Barbara R. Hall Recital Hall
University Arts Building opens Friday, Feb. 22

The University and School of the Arts expand their roles and footprint with new building

Angela Davis
Angela Davis speaks to sold-out crowd

Scholar and activist, Angela Davis encourages a need for change

George Lewis and Valerie Fridland sitting and talking in a room with books and bookshelves behind them.
How does language influence identity?

Professor of linguistics from the English department awarded American Speech Roger Shuy Best Paper

Crowd shot of people walking with title "Breaking Stigma" and a play button
Breaking Stigma

Let's Talk About Sex, Drugs and Homelessness

The members of Cantus gathered around a seating area.
Performing Arts Series Presents Cantus

Men’s vocal ensemble to perform Feb. 5 at Nightingale Concert Hall

Sculptures from Sameer Farooq & Jared Stanley's "Terma, Images from the Ear or Groin or Somewhere". The words "What if our spiritual whimsy actually did rush through the intimate veil of your surprise."
New University art museum to open with artists Sameer Farooq, Jared Stanely

More than 5,500 works of art find permanent home on University campus

Mock trial group poses in courtroom
Spanish mock trial presents alternative career choice

Students in Spanish 441 course learned how to become an expert witness

Activist and Professor Emerita Angela Davis
Activist, professor Angela Davis to present as part of sold-out Diversity Speaker Series

University’s College of Liberal Arts brings speaker Wednesday, Feb. 6, to talk about her involvement in the nation’s quest for social justice; sold-out-event offers wait-list and live-stream options

Team digs at Stewart Indian School site
College of Liberal Arts faculty members ring in new year celebrating personal success

Three members of the College of Liberal Arts earn prestigious awards

Steven C. Hayes
Foundation Professor of Psychology elected AAAS Fellow

University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professor Steven C. Hayes named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, a coveted recognition among top scientists

Daniel Lang holds award next to fellow student
Student puts journalism and language skills to use through continuous travel abroad

Daniel Lang awarded two travel grants to finish thesis research in Taiwan

Students study together
Students collect donations and present oral history performance, (An)Other Reno Perspective

Assistant Professor Robert Gutierrez-Perez and students research and perform their interpretation of “otherness” at The Holland Project Monday, Dec. 10

A vineyard at sunset
Basque wine: Why is it not just for drinking?

Certified Specialist of Wine and Ph.D. candidate Kerri Lesh pours a hearty glass of knowledge about Basque winemaking

Prescription bottle open on table with pills spilling out
Criminal Justice Department awarded grant in partnership with Reno Police Department to curb gun violence and opioid addiction

Increase in gun violence and opioid addiction in Reno leads researchers to take action

Evans article in front of a brick background
Political scientist dispels belief that Russian steelworkers didn’t protest in 1990s

Assistant professor Allison Evans publishes “Labour protest and industrial peace: Russian steelworkers’ encounters with economic reforms and unravelling social protections”

Wildfire burns in a forest
University anthropology team assists with recovery efforts at Camp Fire

A team of University faculty and graduate students volunteered efforts at the Camp Fire to identify human remains

Monica Maccaux
University graphic design professor begins work on new typeface

Assistant professor Monica Maccaux plans to roll out new font based off of cattle brands

Emile Guzman
Communication studies major lands internship of a lifetime

Emile Guzman interned at the Tesla Gigafactory this past summer

Inge Bruggeman in front of examples of Bruce Licher work
Grammy award-nominated letterpress artist to visit campus this week

Bruce Licher of Independent Project Press will give an illustrated lecture about his graphic design and letterpress work

Map of the heart of Paris with a dot for every tweet captured during the 2017 French elections
Professor uses Twitter data to compare real-time violence with tweets

Assistant Professor Steven Wilson uses tweets to understand the motivation behind social media

Sarah Blithe head shot next to a picture of a book jacket of her new, co-authored book, "Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada’s Legal Brothels"
Sarah Blithe studies sex and stigma in Nevada’s legal brothels

Associate professor’s research gives voice to sex workers, suggests brothels in need of reform

Debra Harry
New faculty member meeting the needs of Indigenous students

The College of Liberal Arts hired a full-time lecturer to teach native courses and help create an Indigenous studies program

Four Judicial Epicenter parters stand and pose for a photo
Epicenter for Judicial Education celebrated during reception on University campus in Reno

Collaboration offers exclusive headquarters for educating judges, improving system of justice

Surabhi Bharadwaj
School of the Arts brings Indian dance, one-act comedies

October events spans music to art exhibitions

Noelle Ruggieri next to an American Dance Festival sign
Member of the Pack: One of the first women to graduate in new dance major offered through the School of the Arts

Noelle Ruggieri grows as a dancer and choreographer after summer internship

California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio pose with instruments on seats of an outdoor amphitheater
Performing Arts Series Presents California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio

World-renowned guitar trios to perform Oct. 2 at Nightingale Concert Hall

The cast and director of "A Free Man" rehearse.
University theatre program to perform new play about opioid addiction

Student cast will perform 'A Free Man' written by University theatre adviser, Sandra Neace.

Jason Altieri, Marc Johnson, Karen Penner-Johnson and Larry Engstrom
University leaders garner three nominations in EDAWN arts awards

Luncheon recognized contribution of those who support Reno-Sparks arts and culture community

A student rests his head in an Adaptive Optics system
Global community of vision scientists convenes at the University of Nevada, Reno

OSA Vision Meeting presents the latest scientific and clinical advances in understanding human vision; the meeting includes two pre-conference lectures open to campus community

Natasha Rudi, Lynwood Johnson and Anna Lincoln
Administrative Faculty Receive National Attention with Probation Research

Two academic advisors in the College of Liberal Arts publishing paper on probation

Members of the Nevada Marching Band in a line of Sousaphones.
The Pride of the Sierra welcomes new Associate Director of Bands Corey Pompey

Greater Nevada Credit Union support continues

Student teacher sitting at table with two students looking at iPads
Students have career options with new dual degree programs

The Colleges of Education and Liberal Arts offer students choices after graduation with PackTeach program

2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Inductee Robert Leonard Reid (left), with Silver Pen Honorees Jared Stanley (center) and Lindsay Wilson (right)
University Libraries presents the 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Tuesday, November 13, 7 p.m.

Robert Leonard Reid is the 2018 Hall of Fame inductee

SAM100 is a bricklaying robot used at the University Arts Building
University Arts Building construction first in Nevada to use bricklaying robot

Innovative tool touts time savings and cost-efficiency

A small group of women are seated for an event inside the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce with Reno Mayor Hillary Shieve standing and talking to the group
Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce + College of Liberal Arts partner for Northern Nevada Women’s Leadership Initiative

Successful kick-off event held for year-long leadership salons

Seven students in white NevadaFIT T-shirst pose for a photo while gathered on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins

More than 1,700 incoming freshman – nearly half of all University of Nevada, Reno freshmen – to participate in program designed to increase college success

Jamie Palmer, James Albrecht, Guadalupe Escobar, Aaron Hill, Nasia Anam, Tyler Brownlow-Calkin
New Colleagues Join the College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts hires 26 new faculty members for the fall semester

Paul MacNeilage scuba diving with VR headset
Virtual reality will soon be able to go underwater

Assistant Professor of Psychology is developing an underwater VR headset as part of grant for NASA

Students sit in classroom while holding up red papers with Chinese calligraphy
Local school district students learn Chinese at University

Middle and high school students completed three-week camp to learn Chinese language and culture

Students throwing frisbee in front of Manzanita Lake with fountain in the middle
Summer Success Stories in the College of Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts faculty members have busy summer winning awards and grants

virtual reality lab
Exploring how to make virtual reality more accessible to women

VR sickness to be studied by University of Nevada, Reno team

Researcher shines light on a test tube in a darkened lab
Center for Advanced Studies advocates for researchers

Past University research honorees offer faculty community a voice on campus and beyond

Three table sets of students study in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada, Reno
Italian studies minor is back

College of Liberal Arts' department of world languages & literatures re-offers minor this fall

The flags of the Nevada Wolf Pack, United States of America and Q&D Construction hang from a steel beam.
University Arts Building Tops Out

Tallest steel beam was placed, marking a construction turning point and bridging Church Fine Arts with new structure

Allison Blair looks pensive with brick wall behind her
Allison Monterey Blair named University’s Spring 2018 Herz Gold Medalist

English and anthropology student earns top grade-point average, has passion for storytelling and helping prevent suicide

University of Nevada, Reno students pose for a photo each showing their winning certificate after the 2018 Model Arab League competition
University hails as three-time champions

Three years, three titles for the University's political science Model Arab League Team

History and political science departments’ news worth celebrating

Multiple University professors and doctoral candidates awarded for successes

Natalie Van Hoozer
Spanish and journalism major brings more Spanish news to local community

Senior Natalie Van Hoozer is radio station’s first bilingual reporter

Joshua Nelson was selected as this year's Robert S. Griffin Medal winner.
University Debate Union award ceremony honors students and late University president

Joe Crowley posthumously awarded W. Clark Santini Cup

Aqueelah Thompson
Meet the new College of Liberal Arts internship coordinator

The College of Liberal Arts hired a new position to increase student and community engagement

Nevada's Merci Train document
University students translate historic documents from Merci Train

Four students earn opportunity to help Nevada State Railroad Museum understand World War II artifact

bus driving away on dirt road
Senior research project focuses on illegal immigration

English major discusses immigration concerns and emotional effects on college students

University students Josh Nelson and Sean Thai prepare for the 2018 National Debate tournaments
University of Nevada, Reno Debate Team places well at national tournaments

Debate team duo placed in top quarter at the National Parliamentary Debate Association and top half at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence

Cortney Arrington
Sociology students solve local problems while gaining valuable experience

Two sociology students awarded with undergraduate research awards to help solve community problems

Dafnis Prieto poses with a cymbal in hand
Dafnis Prieto Sextet, Peter Apfelbaum headline 56th Annual Reno Jazz Festival

Three-day festival to draw more than 9,000 people to the University

Maria Hinojosa poses for photograph outside
Award-winning news anchor Maria Hinojosa on campus April 10

Topics of free, evening talk to include immigration, politics, Latinos in the media and more

Daniel Lang
Student awarded government scholarship to study Chinese

Daniel Lindbergh Lang was awarded a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study overseas

Mélisande and her husband Alexandre "Moulin" de Grosbois-Garand
Quebec singer Mélisande blends traditional music with pop and electro

Performing Arts Series continues with April 3 concert

University of Nevada, Reno aerial photo
Political science professor’s research acknowledged

Ian M. Hartshorn’s newest article on takfir practices in the Middle East gets published

Allison Blair
Tribulation and struggle inspires honors thesis

Senior English and anthropology major Allison Blair tells her personal narrative in honors thesis

Inge Bruggeman works on her book and publication arts with a student
Travel grants bring University research and creativity worldwide

New travel grants expand opportunities, plus encourage development of scholarly and creative activities

Mwangi Huetter duo
A Shakespearean classic set at the Black Rock Desert

A re-imagined ‘Twelfth Night’ performance and other School of the Arts events through March

Greater Nevada Credit Union check presentation
Greater Nevada Credit Union presents donation to Pride of the Sierra

The band accepts a gift of $30,000 to help support and expand the program; a total of nearly $300,000 raised since beginning of partnership

Student Michael Walecke holding photo with picture of data
Undergraduate research project finds famed poet Chaucer connected to early-century astronomers

Senior English Literature major, Michael Walecke, is mapping collocations of one of Chaucer’s only prose works

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

Campus aerial shot looking south from Lawlor Events Center
'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

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

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

Students walking in Hilliard Plaza at the University of Nevada, Reno
Students awarded for op-eds on conducting proper research in anthropology

Awards presented by the national Center for a Public Anthropology organization

Patrons of Paleontology: How Government Support Shaped a Science, by Jane Davidson book cover, which is covered with bones, fossils, and drawing of prehistoric animals
University professor publishes new book on paleontology

'Patrons of Paleontology' focuses on government’s involvement in funding paleontology research

Chris Jazwa standing behind Channel Islands State Park sign with ocean in background
Anthropology grants fund research on human condition

An in-depth look at the anthropology department’s grant work sets precedence for the future

Gaudete Brass Quintet
Gaudete Brass Quintet, Joan Arrizabalaga featured at School of the Arts

Guest artists close out fall semester at University

Fang Jiang studies fMRI technology images
Lightning Talks provide early-career faculty members opportunity to network, collaborate

Presentations represented a variety of disciplines, including sustainable plant production and street art in virtual reality

Steve Hayes
Foundation Professor Steve Hayes often asked for psychological expertise

WalletHub and Medical News Today are two recent publications highlighting psychology knowledge

Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance book
University communication studies professor awarded 2017 Outstanding Book Award

Sarah Blithe recognized by national association for book on male work-life balance

Harry Reid in his Washington DC office discusses the Yucca Mountain Project
A tale of two archivists

Interesting work intersects at the crossroads of Yucca Mountain and Harry Reid within the University Libraries Special Collections Department

Silver Pen award winner Michael Branch stands in front of the wall of honor with Hall of Fame inductees Terri Farley and Donald Revell in the Leslie Harvey and Robert George Whittemore Tower Entry and Reception Gallery of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
The 2017 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductees cover it all: Poetry, satire and wild life

Annual event honors Nevada's finest writers, and serves as a stimulus to encourage excellence among emerging writers in the Silver State

Emeritus Faculty at History Reception
University history department holds reception for recent move to Lincoln Hall

Event also honored long-time emeritus history faculty member Jim Hulse

University professor is recognized for book
University history professor co-awarded Willie Lee Rose Prize for book

Greta de Jong was recognized by the Southern Association for Women Historians

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

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

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 felt puppets
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

Paul Neubauer plays voila viola
Master violist Paul Neubauer, book artist David Abel explore depths of artistry

Pulitzer Prize-winning play, ‘The Flick,’ will also be performed

Art Camp students
College of Liberal Arts joins NevadaFIT with three core-area camps

College of Liberal Arts joins NevadaFit program with inaugural LiberalArtsFit bootcamp.

Ravi Coltrane poses with saxophone
Third Coast Percussion, Ravi Coltrane to perform at University

Grammy Award nominated artists part of Fall 2017 arts programming

Morrill Hall and the Quad
Campus to hold several events regarding continued dialogue on diversity and inclusion

Several upcoming events to highlight sharing of views, lectures and training

University history professors recognized for published works

Christopher Church and Greta de Jong earn recognition for work on Charlottesville and southern history

Third Coast Percussion group to perform at University of Nevada, Reno
Performing Arts Series Presents Third Coast Percussion

Grammy Award winning quartet to perform Sept. 28 at Nightingale Concert Hall

Morrill Hall exterior photo
Campus highlights diversity and inclusion events for week of Sept. 5-8

A number of discussions and events on tap this week to keep campus updated on recent race and free speech developments

Scenic of the University Manzanita Lake
Faculty-generated website reaches more than 500 signatures denouncing racism

"unrfacultyagainstracism" affirms to students a "welcoming learning environment for all"

FIT2Care NevadaFIT group photo
NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 19

Nearly 1,450 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Friendly USAC participant sits with a mother and two children
Four University professors set to teach abroad in 2017-2018

Selections allow University professors to teach their own students as well as others overseas

Pride parade marchers