• 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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  • NMSU journalism students gain real world experience at Noticias22

    Like most college students, New Mexico State University senior and El Paso native Marserenith Gonzalez has fond memories of watching cartoons such as Clifford and Arthur on PBS. When the kiddy shows ended, Gonzalez and her parents would continue to tune in for News22 – providing the inspiration for her career in news.

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  • NMSU Model U.N. team wins top award at national conference ninth year in a row

    Going into the annual Model United National Conference, the students representing New Mexico State University had a simple strategy: remain a team of placated dolphins among aggressive sharks. The plan seemed to work as the team took home the Distinguished Delegation award at the Model United Nations Conference, where they competed against other teams from around the world. The award is a distinction among the top 15 percent of groups.

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  • NMSU biology professor’s projects examine regulation, mechanics of cell division

    New Mexico State University Associate Professor Brad Shuster is the recipient of two prestigious grants totaling more than $1.2 million. His accomplishments were recognized by the university at a Scholarly Excellence Rally held April 24.

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  • NMSU professor among National Directors Fellowship recipients

    New Mexico State University Professor Larissa Lury is one of a handful of early-career stage directors selected from 350 applicants nationwide to receive the first-ever National Directors Fellowship this year.

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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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