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College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences provides the foundational education for every NMSU student and a wide array of degrees preparing students to be knowledgeable and responsible citizens of our world. We promote life-long discovery and improvement of society through cutting edge research and creative activity and by fulfilling our land grant mission through outreach and engagement with the larger community.

2021 Faculty and Staff Awards

NMSU Roush Awards

Derek Chase

Creative Media Institute

Avis James

Biology

Exempt Staff Awards

Amy Marion

Biology

Michael Wise

Theatre Arts

Non-Exempt Staff Awards

Polly Perez

Anthropology

Dawn Rafferty

Mathematical Sciences

Outstanding Faculty Outreach

Georgina Badoni

Anthropology

Wladimir Lyra

Astronomy

Outstanding Department Head

Dennis Giever

Criminal Justice and Sociology

Wil Kilroy

Theatre Arts

Outstanding Faculty Scholarship

Scott Ferrenberg

Biology

Simon Gollo

Music

Outstanding Faculty Teaching

Mary Ballyk

Mathematical Sciences

Nancy Chanover

Astronomy

Ilana Lapid

Creative Media Institute

Manasse Award

Lois Stanford

Anthropology

2021 Student Awards

Dean's Award for Excellence

Caitlin Doughty

Astronomy

Lorissa Humble

Sociology

Outstanding Graduate Award

Luca Carai

Math

Ger Xiong

Theatre Arts

Harrison Preusse

Psychology

Outstanding Undergraduate Award

Isabel Crist

Languages and Linguistics

Olivia Bender 

Journalism and Media Studies

Kyle Helms

Biology