• Beating the odds: NMSU’s Geology researchers receive scarce NSF funding

    LAS CRUCES - Two thirds of New Mexico State University’s geological sciences faculty has been awarded National Science Foundation grants in the last year and a half, totaling more than a quarter of a million dollars.

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  • New Mexico State University Ranked Among Most Affordable for Criminology

    New Mexico State University has been identified as having one of the most affordable online master’s degrees in criminology in our recent ranking. New Mexico State University ranked #1 on our list.

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  • NMSU’s visual arts facility renovation underway, more funds needed

    D.W. Williams Hall is on the fast track. The $22.5 million approved by voters a couple of months ago as part of General Obligation Bond C will turn the 78-year-old gymnasium that currently houses the Department of Art and University Art Gallery into a state-of-the-art visual arts facility for New Mexico State University.

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  • Congratulations to Tamera Coho

    Tamera Coho, a first-year graduate student in the Masters of Criminal Justice program at New Mexico State University, has been awarded a NMHED Fellowship for Spring 2017 by the Graduate Council Fellowship Selection Committee. This award can be continued for an additional year after this semester and provides partial funding for a 20-hour teaching assistantship in the department.

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Jiannong Xu

    Last night at the NMSU men's basketball game, I was delighted to present Jiannong Xu, biology associate professor, with the New Mexico State University Research Discovery Award. Dr. Xu was honored for his outstanding achievements in mosquito research.

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  • As We See It - Contemporary Native American Photographers - opening reception this Thursday

    The University Museum is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition As Wee See It - Contemporary Native American Photographers. Please join us for an opening reception this Thursday, January 26th from 5-7pm. Light refreshments will be served. As We See It features 95 works by eight contemporary Native American photographers and filmmakers, interrogating the relationships Indigenous peoples have to representation and self-determination.

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  • NMSU computer science degree earns accreditation, faculty get nearly $2 million in NSF grants

    Big data, cyber-human systems and flash drive technology are among the projects receiving more than $1.89 million in National Science Foundation awards to computer science faculty at New Mexico State University this year.

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  • NMSU Sociology Master's Ranked Number One

    Congratulations to the Department of Sociology! They were recently ranked #1 by Grad School Hub in the Top 10 Most Affordable Online Master's Programs. Schools were selected based on accreditation, ranking with major publications, and tuition rates as published by the NCES College Navigator database. The publication editors noted the classes at New Mexico State University are delivered online and taught by the same university professors who teach on campus.

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  • Special issue of the newsletter dedicated to Williams Hall

    D.W. Williams Hall was built in 1938, originally as a gymnasium. It was converted to house the Department of Art in 1972, but does not have the adequate space for learning, teaching, or storage. For example, the building still has the ORIGINAL concrete bleachers built into the then-gymnasium. The building has only about half the usable square footage necessary to accommodate its current programs, limiting enrollment.

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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 for more information.

Enrico Pontelli
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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