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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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19,000
alumni
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different degrees
3,700
students
878
degrees awarded in 2018-19

What's Happening

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Feb. 24, 2021

Andrew Ho named 2020 Student Veteran of the Year, becomes second UNLV student to receive national recognition from Student Veterans of America.

Feb. 3, 2021

A collection of news stories from the new year highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

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Jan. 28, 2021

UNLV fashion expert Deirdre Clemente on the historical scrutiny of male versus female politicians’ clothing and the power of textiles, color, and style in shaping image.

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Jan. 28, 2021

Four-part series of conversations will address pressing community issues and pursue path to equity and justice.  

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Jan. 25, 2021

Online master’s program for School of Nursing ranks 7th overall and College of Education earns highest-ever placement at 35th; Liberal Arts’ online bachelor’s in psychology debuts at 26th. 

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Jan. 25, 2021

Writing isn’t a talent of a select few; it’s a skill we all can improve upon, says the new director of the UNLV Writing Center.

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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.