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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Political Science class
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What's Happening

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Dec. 3, 2021

Program helps get undergraduates back into UNLV's labs and centers and working alongside faculty mentors.

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Nov. 29, 2021

The Walking Box Ranch is a direct link to the world of 1930s Hollywood glamor and a vital resource for UNLV's students of historic preservation.

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Nov. 23, 2021

Take a peek at the treasures and trinkets inside the historic Nevada property.

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Nov. 10, 2021

Minority-Serving Institution Student Council member Natalie Gutierrez led program Back on Track, to aid students on academic probation help overcome issues, including the pandemic, that are impacting their academic success.

Nov. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

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Oct. 19, 2021

Silver State Award winner Miriam Shearing doesn't consider herself a trailblazer, but she has been a pioneer in state law and an important philanthropist for UNLV.

Announcements

In The News

Accomplishments

Experts

  • Executive Vice President and Provost
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies
  • Executive Director, UNLV PRACTICE: A Community Mental Health Clinic

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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.