• NMSU student advertising club wins district competition

    A team of journalism and mass communications students at New Mexico State University under the American Advertising Federation brought home a first place win in the organization’s district competition this spring in Salt Lake City -- a first for the team and for the university.

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  • Unmediated Inquiry: Animated Short “The Four Hijabs” Offers Insightful Perspectives

    We live in a world where we are constantly being told what to think. In an age of readily accessible information, passive consumption of media-perpetuated stereotypes trump active quests for knowledge. For instance, the hijab, commonly associated with the headscarf worn by Muslim women, has become a source of irrational fear for many.

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  • Borderlands Writing Project- Summer Camps Provide Fun Learning Opportunities

    In a computer classroom in Milton Hall on the campus of New Mexico State University, Jen England is teaching young girls that there’s a place for them in the world of technology.

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  • Mosquito Tips & Research

    Unfortunately, the dry New Mexico desert doesn’t protect the state from mosquitoes. These bloodsuckers emerge each year and, according to Jeff Anderson, the Agronomy and Horticulture Agent for New Mexico State University’s Dona Ana County Cooperative Extension Service, the state’s mosquitoes are especially active in July and August, once the monsoon season rains kick in.

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  • NMSU student wins Fulbright award to study parrot species in Uruguay

    New Mexico State University biology graduate student Grace Smith Vidaurre will spend nine months in 2017 studying native populations of a parrot species in Uruguay as a result of being awarded the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award. Uruguay awards only two research Fulbright grants each year.

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  • NMSU Model U.N. team wins big at conference, gains real-world experience

    For more than a decade, New Mexico State University’s Model United Nations team has received top tier awards at the annual National Model U.N. Conference in New York City. This year, the team continued its standard of excellence, receiving multiple individual awards and earning the Outstanding Delegation Award, the highest honor presented to a university team.

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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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Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences at New Mexico State University. We are the largest college at the state's land grant university in the southern part of the Land of Enchantment. It is a privilege to share the successes of faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences! Click here for more information.

Enrico Pontelli
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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