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College of Arts and Sciences (CASa)

WELCOME!

The College of Arts and Sciences contains five departments (Expressive Arts, Humanities, Math and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences), offering a choice of twenty-three undergraduate majors; it has a strong presence in the Master's of Interdisciplinary Studies programs.

The College of Arts & Sciences prepares students for a wide variety of careers or to continue their studies in graduate schools, medical or law schools, or other professional programs. The home for general education courses for students enrolled in WNMU’s other colleges, the College of Arts and Sciences plays a vital role in the university's mission of student learning, with a core foundation in the liberal arts. The College of Arts and Sciences features wide ranging fields of knowledge and is the 'CASa' to a diverse family of Faculty, Students, and Staff. We welcome you to explore our various departments and we welcome you to stop by and visit. We are located on the first floor of the Global Resources Center (GRC) in room D.

Sincerely,

Jose Herrera, Ph.D.

Professor, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of CASa

 

 

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CASa Highlights!

Geoscience studentsTravis Bradfute, Lacey Oldham and Karrie Ann Savage received book scholarships from the Lucille Pipkin Fund of the New Mexico Geological Society (NMGS). Pictured with the students is Dr. Mary Dowse, Geology Professor. Dr. Dowse acknowledges the continual support of geoscience students across New Mexico by the NMGS.

dek time.com/ Influential Hispanics---Antonio Gonzalez leads the nation's oldest and largest nonpartisan Latino political machine — the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP). When veteran community organizer Gonzalez, 48, took over the group in 1994, only 5 million Hispanics were registered to vote nationwide. Today there are 9.3 million. In the last presidential election, 81.5% of them cast ballots, compared with 88.5% of all voters.

Congratulations Dr. Shawn White, Associate Professor of Chemistry who was recently awarded a grant from the New Mexico Idea Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Program to explore natural products from tarantula Hawk wasp venum using LC-MS/MS. Dr. Kadavakullu and WNMU will be participating in this exciting endeavor. Kudos.

John AbbottExpressive Arts Assistant Professor, John Abbott will be participating in This One's Optimistic: Pincushion held in New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT. Professor Abbott will be offering Painting course work Fall 2014 contact him for more detail! Read more at: New Britain Museum of Art

Sam KCongratulations to Natural Sciences Chemistry Assistant Professor Dr. Kadavakollu for being selected to receive the Excellence in Teaching Award!!

 

 



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Interdisplinary Studies
 
English Mathematics
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Spanish Writing
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