• NMSU fish 'backpack' to advance underwater research

    A new underwater stimulation system created by collaborators at New Mexico State University will assist in the study of electrical activity in aquatic vertebrates. This new technology may also help NMSU researchers reveal the connection between electricity and tissue regeneration in certain species of fish.

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  • White House touts NMSU program as 'Bright Spot in Hispanic Education'

    New Mexico State University's College Migrant Assistance Program was named one of the country's "Bright Spots in Hispanic Education" this week. More than 230 programs and organizations are now listed online in the national catalog that recognizes their commitment to narrowing the Latino achievement gap.

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  • NMSU physics department granted $465,000 for nuclear, particle physics research

    A project within the New Mexico State University Department of Physics has been awarded $465,000, bringing its total funding to more than $10,000,000 and allowing the department to remain at the forefront of experimental nuclear and particle physics.

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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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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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