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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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Political Science class
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19,000
alumni
30
different degrees
3,700
students
878
degrees awarded in 2018-19

What's Happening

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May. 4, 2021

Aldo Barrita uses his skills as a researcher to bring awareness to anti-Asian racism, which has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr. 21, 2021
UNLV recognizes individuals for their exceptional work in community engagement activities.
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Apr. 21, 2021

Student Service 2021 Award recipient Ayla Gelsinger helps those recovering from PTSD through her work with Silver State Service Dogs.

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Apr. 20, 2021

As UNLV plans for a fall semester with in-person classes, faculty reflect on the improvements they'll make thanks to their year with remote teaching.

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Apr. 20, 2021

New political science student organization builds membership by tapping into the need to connect.

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Apr. 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

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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.