Please join us Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 4-7PM to become a Friend of the University Art Gallery. See our two fall exhibits, enjoy entertainment, refreshments, and art! RSVP to artglry@nmsu.edu by Friday, Sept 18th, 2015

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  • 2015 HENAAC Award Winners

    Great Minds in STEM has recently announced the 2015 HENAAC Awardees. Each year, the organization identifies individuals in academia, industry and other national organizations who have made great strides in STEM accomplishments and in advancing the role of Hispanics in all STEM disciplines. Dr. Ann Gates, a graduate of the Computer Science program at NMSU and a NMSU Distinguished Alumna, is one of the recipients of this prestigious awards.

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  • NMSU researchers propose concept to study Europa’s atmosphere

    What would it be like to study the atmosphere of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa? A group of professors and students from New Mexico State University presented findings following a 9-month concept study focused on measuring properties of Europa’s atmosphere at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory this summer.

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  • Smith selected as NMSU director of assessment

    After an internal search, longtime faculty member David Smith has been named director of the Office of Assessment at New Mexico State University.

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  • NMSU students participate in Archaeological Field School

    Students from New Mexico State University’s Department of Anthropology recently completed a six-week Archaeological Field School at Twin Pine Village in the Gila National Forest, N.M.

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  • Los Alamos National Laboratory selects NMSU physics professor for award

    New Mexico State University Assistant Professor Edwin Fohtung was named the 2015 Rosen Scholar, a high-profile fellowship, which comes with $150,000 in funding.

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  • Las Cruces ranked among top 30 cities in nation for STEM jobs

    A new national study has ranked Las Cruces as among the top cities in the nation for workers in the so-called STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. According to NerdWallet, Las Cruces ranks number 26 in the nation based on three factors.

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  • NMSU offers young writers camp for middle, high school students

    New Mexico State University is hosting a summer camp titled “Ink Spilling and Pixel Piling: An adventure for young writers.” The weeklong day camp runs from June 22-26. Workshops will include creative dramatics, poetry, creative nonfiction and short story writing.

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  • Late NMSU history professor honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

    Lauded as a respected historian, a preservation advocate and a much-loved teacher, Clarence Fielder, the New Mexico State University history professor emeritus who passed away in April, earned one more honor on Friday, May 8.

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  • Retiring NMSU Astronomy professor wins prestigious science writing award

    On the cusp of his retirement, Bernie McNamara, astronomy professor at New Mexico State University for 40 years, has won the top prize in this year’s Joan and Arnold Seidel Griffith Observer Science Writing Contest. It is the oldest and most prestigious writing contest in astronomy.

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From Our Dean

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 to view the powerpoint presentation on the State of the College given at our opening faculty meeting on January 14, 2014.

Christa Slaton
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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