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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
3,800
students
917
degrees awarded in 2020-21

What's Happening

Professor Alyssa Crittenden
May. 20, 2022

Crittenden, a professor and graduate coordinator for UNLV's department of anthropology, will begin her new position on July 1.

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May. 19, 2022

The Honors College’s new assistant director of advising and retention initiatives has a long record of helping UNLV students find their way.

 

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May. 16, 2022

In May 16 issue of Nature Microbiology, researchers and Indigenous activists call for more ethical approach to collecting biological data. 

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May. 13, 2022

How UNLV anthropologist Jennifer Byrnes is helping improve training for forensic scientists.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
May. 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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May. 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

Announcements

In The News

Accomplishments

Experts

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology
  • Professor, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Professor of Anthropology

Upcoming Events

Class Notes

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.