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University Highlights

WNMU Writers Celebrate Wilderness

WNMU Writer in Residence JJ Amaworo Wilson and professor emeritus Sharman Apt Russell both have writing published in “First & Wildest,” which celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the Gila wilderness, which is a stone’s throw from campus.

Best Master’s Degree Programs

Western New Mexico University was ranked #8 for the Best Master’s Degree in New Mexico by University HQ. The ranking touts the affordability of WNMU and also the university’s ability to support students toward improved career prospects.

Nurse Educator of the Year

WNMU School of Nursing Clinical Instructor Mary McBrayer, RN, BSN, MAIS, won the 2022 New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium Nurse Educator Endowment Award to honor the late Nancy Morton. This award recognizes her dedication to ensuring the continuation of clinical lab skills courses for WNMU nursing students.