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A Lifetime of Learning and Discovery

Being well educated involves developing an array of intellectual skills, having the ability to use a variety of methodologies to understand our changing world, and having a broad base of diverse knowledge.

Departments & Programs

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History professor
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alumni
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different degrees
3,800
students
917
degrees awarded in 2020-21

What's Happening

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Aug. 12, 2022

General studies bachelor’s ensures that life challenges don't stand in the way of completing a degree for students who've already completed a large number of credits.

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Aug. 5, 2022

In new paper, UNLV-led anthropology team balks at a widely held belief that modern humans experienced an evolutionary decrease in brain size.

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Aug. 4, 2022

This admin assistant has been running around campus since she was a kid. Now she's the 2022 President's Classified Employee of the Year.

Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Aug. 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.

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Jul. 26, 2022

The history-making program manager helps shape college women leaders and advocates for human rights.

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Jul. 20, 2022

Vanessa Núñez focuses on the role of faculty and staff in shaping institutional policies to support undocumented students.

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Accomplishments

Experts

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  • Professor and Chair, Department of History
  • Associate Professor, History

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Helpful Links

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The College of Liberal Arts offers students a well-rounded education in the humanities and social sciences, and provides students with a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning and discovery. Below are helpful links for students, faculty and the community.