Western New Mexico University works to ensure the health and safety of its community and is monitoring the global public health concern related to the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 while also ensuring those pursuing degrees may continue working toward their goals safely.
The mural being installed on the street-facing side of the WNMU Child Development Center depicts images and quotes from fairytales, nursery rhymes and children’s songs. Tiny handprints grace the lower regions of the walls.
Writer-In-Residence Wins Award
WNMU writer-in-residence wins 2021 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year for novel “Nazaré.” The magical realist story inspired by the Arab Spring of 2010-11 was called “rare and ground-shaking” by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
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.
Western New Mexico University freshman Rechelle Gutierrez completed a paid fellowship in communications on Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s re-election campaign this spring and was invited to continue full-time with the … Continued
The Western New Mexico University Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program ensured $702,633 were refunded back to the community in spring 2022 as a result of student volunteers providing provide free … Continued