underwater coral

The College of Liberal Arts believes our oceans matter. The college is engaging with the University in a campus-wide Marine Studies Initiative, an effort that connects all colleges and programs to the issues, challenges and opportunities facing the world’s oceans and marine habitats.


fly fishing

The art of fly fishing
Talented Liberal Arts professors teach a course titled “The Art, Science and Literature of Fly Fishing,” bringing together multiple schools, colleges and programs on campus.

Tom Bie

Drawing a fishing community
Tom Bie discusses his experience creating a magazine dedicated to the literary aspects of fly fishing. The Drake is now considered one of the premier fishing magazines in the country.

Ivan Kuletz

Stewards of the bay
Ivan Kuletz hopes to influence policy in Bristol Bay, Alaska after earning at Master’s in public Policy from Oregon State.