College of Liberal Arts News

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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, Aaron Hill and Erica Westhoff

New Faces Join the College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts hires 25 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

Jenna Weiner playing ultimate frisbee

An Ultimate source of Pride

Graduate student Jenna Weiner finds lessons in Ultimate Frisbee, and acceptance on the University campus

"Self existences" by Mahedi Anjuman. A mixed sculpture piece with golden girafe and silver lion on mirrored background.

MFA students included in California art gallery exhibition

The JayJay Gallery in Sacramento will feature works by Mahedi Anjuman, Mark Combs and Teal Francis

"RENO Nevada" street art mural by Reno-based muralist Joe C. Rock. This mural can be found on the Center Street side of The Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel located in downtown Reno.

University community invited to experience Reno’s Street Art like never before

University Libraries launches new Reno Street Art Project collection in partnership with Artown Tuesday, July 17

Assistant professor of history Cameron Strang

University professor uncovers lost history in new book

Cameron Strang is rethinking history with his new book 'Frontiers of Science'

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