Dale Zimmerman | Art, Service & Impact

Honoring the contributions of WNMU Emeritus Professor Dr. Dale A. Zimmerman, who we lost in November 2021, there will be an art exhibit at J. Cloyd Miller Library. Select works from Dr. Zimmerman's vast collection will be on display from Wednesday, May 18, through Friday, June 3....

Documentary Film Screening Event of “Gila River Rising” by WNMU Alumna and Filmmaker Katherine Nelson

This short documentary film treats the viewers to the beauty of the remote Gila Wilderness while also investigating the controversy to dam or divert the last wild river in the American southwest, the Gila River. The film was produced by a student who received support through the WNMU Student Research and Professional Development program. 6:00-6:15 p.m.: Meet & Greet 6:30 p.m.: Introduction of the documentary film "Gila River Rising," followed by a premiere screening Filmmaker and WNMU alumna Katherine Nelson will entertain questions at the conclusion of the film. Free invitations may be requested by emailing WNMU alumna and filmmaker Katherine Nelson at...

Fiesta Latina 2022

¡Fiesta Latina! is a cultural event organized by Western New Mexico University to recognize and celebrate New Mexico’s Latin American heritage, customs and traditions. The four-day outdoor festival on the beautiful WNMU campus in Silver City features Latin music and dance performances, food and drink, traditional children’s activities, a charro show, and a juried artisan mercado, featuring the traditional folk-art of more than 30 artisans from throughout Mexico. This wonderful family event is now in its fourth year and was expanded after a two-year hiatus. There are both free and paid events. Free events include a music stage featuring entertainment throughout the weekend, including Mariachi Los Camperos, Nohe & Sus Santos, an artisan mercado, children’s activities, Mariachi Plata de WNMU, Ballet Folkorico Alfaro, Castro Family Charros, indigenous dance, and more. There will be children’s crafting activities throughout the weekend in the dedicated Children’s Tent...