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University Highlights

New Mural at CDC

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.