• NASA selects NMSU to continue collecting, preserving atmospheric data from planets

    A $4.1 million dollar NASA award will allow New Mexico State University to continue operating the Atmospheres Node of NASA’s Planetary Data System (PDS) for the next five years.

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  • New partnership combats prescription drug abuse

    The Unified Prevention! (UP!) Coalition for a Drug Free Doña Ana County has partnered with a group of New Mexico State University pre-pharmacy students. Together they are doing what they can to protect our community from prescription drug abuse, and warn consumers about the dangers of leaving prescription drugs in accessible spaces.

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  • Vietnam to be featured in ‘Global Connections’ talk

    Curious about Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, or the 900-year-old Temple of Literature with its giant stone turtles and lotus beds?

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  • NMSU professor receives national humanities award to research music migration

    The journey of music and musicians from Nazi-occupied Europe to Latin America is the subject of a new book in the works by New Mexico State University history professor Andrea Orzoff.

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  • NMSU program strengthens research, confidence among undergraduates

    Discovery is taking new forms at New Mexico State University as an undergraduate research program in the College of Arts and Sciences works to foster both academic achievement and personal growth.

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  • NMSU to host first-ever Military and Veterans Appreciation Week

    To honor New Mexico State University students, faculty and staff members who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces, NMSU will host the first-ever Military and Veterans Appreciation week on campus, Nov. 7-13.

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  • NMSU professor to share research about subconscious effects of Facebook

    Are the friends you have on Facebook as valuable socially as those closest to you? A New Mexico State University professor will discuss Facebook’s influence on social perceptions at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the College of Health and Social Services auditorium.

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  • Magic in the Desert

    Book signing on 9/19 COAS Books 317 N Main Street, Las Cruces, NM 88001

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  • NMSU professor wins national award, inspires Hispanic, Native American students in science

    New Mexico State University Regents Professor Elba Serrano will be honored this month for “showing unparalleled dedication to excellence in science, mentoring and teaching.” She is among four educators across the country selected to receive the 2015 Distinguished Award from the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

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  • 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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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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