• Starry Night 2015

    Join us Saturday, February 7, 2015 for a reception showcasing Department Stars. Reception 5:30pm, Ceremony 7:30pm

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  • NMSU seeks funding for art building renovations

    New Mexico State University is requesting $1.5 million in planning and design funds for the renovation of D.W. Williams Hall, in preparation for the general obligation bond in 2016. Currently, private contributions and pledges for the renovation total $801,568. The renovation of D.W. Williams Hall will have a tremendous long-term economic and cultural impact on students and faculty at NMSU, as well as the larger community of Las Cruces and southern New Mexico.

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  • Former advertising manager makes events shine at NMSU College of Arts & Sciences

    There’s no such thing as a typical day for Shari Harris. When she’s not busy organizing events for the College of Arts and Sciences, she is crafting Facebook posts or hard at work putting together pamphlets to promote the college’s 24 departments.

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  • NMSU communication grad students collect 600-plus books for memorial library

    Jackson Carl Whelpley never made it to college, but a library in his honor will provide books for homeless children thanks to a group of New Mexico State University students.

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  • NMSU researchers collaborate on massive bird genome study

    A New Mexico State University professor and a graduate student are part of an international collaboration among more than 200 researchers in sequencing the DNA of all major groups of birds. It is the first study of its kind, resulting in the release of dozens of publications in special issues of several premier scientific journals.

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  • NMSU professor ventures to Alaska to collect geological samples for research

    You might not think snow-covered Alaska and the desert Southwest have much in common. But New Mexico State University professor Brian Hampton says Alaska’s tectonic processes share similarities to those in the Southwest and make it a an ideal natural laboratory to explore.

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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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