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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. CASa is also home to most of the 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

CASa Highlights!

Gregory Elliott II will be inducted into the

Student Hall of Fame on May 6th, 2015 . Congratulation!!!... HIGH FIVE

WUMU Student Publication in The Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research 2015, 14 (1), 33. Determination of Fatty acid profiles of commercially available cooking oils by acid catalyzed trans esterification; By: Dr. Shawn White, James (Skippy ) Sanders, Carol Lindsay and Catherine Stailey.
This research was conducted to assist in the furthered research of acylglycerides and their potential as a biofuel.

Assistant Professors Kate Oubre (Humanities) and Tanya Rivers (Math and Computer Science) have been awarded $10,000 in funding from the Albert I. Pierce Foundation for their proposal "LEAP Program Development and Pilot." LEAP is a collaborative endeavor that will strive to provide enhanced support for students taking developmental math, writing, and reading courses through team teaching. The program will be piloted in the Fall 2015.

Dale Zimmerman is this year’s recipient of the ABA Ludlow Griscom Award for Outstanding Contributions in Regional Ornithology. Zimmerman is an emeritus professor of biology at Western New Mexico University. 

John AbbottCongratulations to Sharman Russell, recently retired Professor of English and current adjunct for being having The Guardian newspaper select her book, Diary of a Citizen Scienctist, as its top Nature Book of 2014.

New book released, Congratulations Deborah Heller!
Bluestockings Now! The Evolution of a Social Role
A volume of essays edited by Deborah Heller,  British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century. Essays include a rare transcript of a Bluestocking conversation; new Bluestockings brought to light for the first time; descriptions of Bluestocking activity in the realms of natural history, arts and crafts, theatre, industry, travel, and international connections. http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409434665


 


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