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What's Happening

Oct. 7, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring collaboration and reflection at UNLV.

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Oct. 5, 2021

“We Need to Talk” series resumes in-person Nov. 3 with a focus on the Asian American community’s positive impact in Nevada and ways to combat anti-Asian hate.

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Sep. 29, 2021

College of Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year Josh Molina draws on his UNLV psych background in his role as a restaurateur.

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Sep. 28, 2021

Study, published this month in Communications Biology, reveals that chronic hyperglycemia impairs memory.

Sep. 24, 2021

Psychology professor Chris Kearney says refocusing on basic skills will help get schoolchildren get back on track.

Sep. 23, 2021

UNLV historian Michelle Tusan's contribution to The Lausanne Project helps to build a better understanding of the First World War as a conflict that didn't really end until 1923.

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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.