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College of Arts and Sciences (CASa)

CASa Highlights!

MCAT+ ProgramWNMU's Natural Sciences Department & UNM Health Science Center to partner to offer a free six-week rigorous program to assist pre-med junior & senior college students to prepare for the MCAT+. For MCAT+ information contact Dr. Kadavakollu at samuelk@wnmu.edu. Questions about program/application contact Mindy Sandoval at asandoval@hmsnm.org. Application deadline is May 3rd! Application can be found at: http://hsc.unm.edu/programs/diversity/mcat.shtml

Looking for a Summer 2014 class? Marine Biology lecture field course will be offered that includes a 2 wk marine field study to Sonora, Mexico. If you are interested contact the Professor Jost as soon as possible to discuss course details at jostm@wnmu.edu or 575.538.6640. View WNMU Marine Biology Course at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152207317659647

WNMU Professors S. Fritz & M. Jost led a language and cultural immersion course in Central Mexico over Spring break. WNMU students were presented with daily mini-lectures & opportunities for exploration while they practiced conversational Spanish. Check out theamazing pictures at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152259411294647.1073741834.764854646&type=1&l=26fe73fa2a

Congratulations to Natural Sciences faculty, Dr. Whiteman, Dr. White, and Dr. Kadavakollu Freeport McMoRan's grant recipients. The Outdoor Program $28,200 funding will go to purchase Dell work stations. The Chemistry Program secured funding for $31,075 to purchase a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer. The acquisition of this instrument fulfills a critical need to help WNMU students stay on par to receive a high quality science education.

Take a course from the new Outdoor program. See aerial footage shot by Richard Helbock from Hell's Half Acre walk. Visit the Outdoor Program web site! http://www.wnmuoutdoors.org/ or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WnmuOutdoorProgram/

Smash AcademyWNMU Natural Science Department to collaborate with two Summer 2014 programs for high school students. SMASH Academy is a one week program & Health Careers Academy is a six week program. Students will be introduced to lab science, health career exploration, college awarenes & other useful academic experiences. For more information contact Mindy Sandoval at: 575.534.0101 X2112 or asandoval@hmsnm.org Space is limited! April 18 deadline .... Call today for more information.

Chicano/Chicana Hemispheric Studies-CCHS held its First International Women's Day @WNMU. Dr. Maria Trillo presented a history of women trailblazers. Pictured with Dr. Trillo are adjunct professors, Dr. Pilar Gascon-Rus (CCHS), Dr. Joanne Connors (Social Sciences).

 


The College of Arts and Sciences contains six departments (Chicano/Chicana and Hemispheric Studies, 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 and Dean


Check out video taken by Richard Helbock, a student of the new Outdoor program shot at Balmorhea State Park: http://youtu.be/baPtXb9SMdo

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