• NMSU to host public presentation on Japanese American civil rights activist

    The community is invited to attend a presentation in honor of Min Yasui, a hero of the Japanese American civil rights movement, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at New Mexico State University’s College of Health and Social Services Annex Auditorium, Room 101A.

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  • Hopi-Choctaw artist to speak at NMSU University Museum

    The New Mexico State University Museum will present a free public artist talk by Linda Lomahaftewa, a Santa Fe-based Hopi-Choctaw painter and printmaker, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 29. Light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m

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  • NMSU Pass-in-Review to feature flyovers, helicopter display

    Two flyovers of vintage World War II aircraft will take place at 4:10 p.m. by War Eagles Air Museum pilots Floyd Draper and Dan Taylor. The event will also feature a static display of an HH-60 Pave Hawk special operations helicopter from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in front of Hadley Hall.

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  • Anthropology undergraduates have been awarded the Cheryl L. Wase Memorial Scholarship for the Study of Archaeology by the Society for American Archaeology.

    Archaeologist Cheryl L. Wase spent most of her career working in the high deserts of New Mexico. She died at the too-young age of 53 in 2004. When her mother, Jane Francy Wase, passed away in 2013, she left a bequest to the Society for American Archaeology to endow a memorial scholarship in her daughter’s name.

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  • New Mexico State University’s Online Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Program Ranked Top 5 in the U.S. for 2016

    New Mexico State University was recently recognized by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading education and industry resource for online education information, for having one of the best online criminal justice programs in the nation. There are over one million careers in the United States that revolve around keeping peace and order in society. Those who pursue a career in criminal justice help shape our country.

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  • Dr. Fumiyasu Arakawa has been awarded for Caring Community Distinguished Student Support Award for Staff.

    In appreciation of Dr. Fumiyasu Arakawa's extraordinary support of NMSU students, the College of Arts and Sciences awards the "Caring Community Distinguished Student Support Award for Staff" certificate to him.

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  • Zika virus research underway at New Mexico State University

    th first thought and its impact on the u-s could be greater than predicted. that makes work on the disease in the u-s even more important. professors at n-m- s-u have been researching the virus for years ... and just this week received a multi- million dollar grant to continue that work.

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  • Mercedes Valadez was accepted to participate in the 2016 Racial Democracy, Crime and Justice Network’s Summer Research

    The Racial Democracy, Crime and Justice Network (RDCJN) is composed of approximately 140 scholars from across the United States (and beyond). Members are diverse along a number of dimensions, including race/ethnicity, gender, academic discipline, stage of career, and focus and type of research. Collectively, the group is engaged in activities geared to exploring the implications of crime and justice processing for citizens’ participation in a democracy.

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From Our Dean

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Enrico Pontelli
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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