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College of Arts and Sciences (CASa)
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.
Jose Herrera, Ph.D.
Professor, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of CASa
Danny Reyes, Assistant Professor of Music, releases his first album, Influences.
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.
Expressive 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. Read more at: New Britain Museum of Art
Congratulations to Natural Sciences Chemistry Assistant Professor Dr. Kadavakollu for being selected to receive the Excellence in Teaching Award!!
Biochemistry research in algae lands Western New Mexico University Chemistry major a coveted spot in PhD program. James "Skippy" Sanders accepted to the University of Texas, Austin's Chemistry program. One of only three to ge accepted from an applicant list that numbered over 600. Congratulations, Skippy!