WNMU Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The WNMU School of Business is providing tax services (VITA) for the community. Services are available to families and individuals with an annual household income of $57,000 or less, and for those who are 65 years or older. Returns will not be prepared in-person. Instead, taxpayers may drop off their tax forms at Light Hall Room 124, and students will complete the returns independently. Services will be offered on a walk-in basis on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Call 575-538-6637 to schedule a drop off. Bring your: Photo ID (Driver's license or other State ID) Original Social Security Card(s) for taxpayers and dependents Tax forms, such as W-2s/1099s/1099-SA from all employers Proof of applicable tax deductible expenditures Bank Account and Routing Numbers or (preferably) a voided check. Masks must be worn indoors on the WNMU campus. Click here for additional information about the...

Natural History of the Gila Symposium

The 9th Biennial Natural History of the Gila Symposium is slated to occur February 23-24, 2022. The hybrid event features presentations on research, management, education and policy focused on the Gila region of southwest New Mexico and southeast Arizona. This is a FREE event. More information is available at wnmu.edu/gilasymposium. Program at a Glance Wednesday, February 23 Noon – 1:00 Registration in the foyer, Global Resource Center 1:00 – 1:30 Welcome, Dr. Joe Shepard, President of WNMU 1:30 – 1:45 Welcome, Adam Mendonca, Forest Supervisor, Gila NF 1:45 – 2:15 Keynote Speaker: Ed Zahniser, Writer/Editor, NPS (retired) 2:15 – 2:30 BREAK 2:30 – 5:00 Concurrent Sessions: A: Aquatic Ecology B: Habitat Restoration/Conservation Tools 6:00 – 8:00 Creative Voices (The Commons) Thursday, February 24 8:00 – 8:40 Awards Presentation 8:40 – 10:20 Concurrent Sessions: A: Mammals B: Plants/Fungi 10:20 – 10:30 BREAK 10:30 – 11:45...

Eileen Ivers

Grammy awarded, Emmy nominated, London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, guest starred with over 50 orchestras, original Musical Star of Riverdance, Nine Time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, Sting, Hall and Oates, The Chieftains, 'Fiddlers 3' with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Regina Carter, Patti Smith, Al Di Meola, Steve Gadd, founding member of Cherish the Ladies, movie soundtracks including “Gangs of New York”, performed for Presidents and Royalty worldwide…this is a short list of accomplishments, headliners, tours, and affiliations. Fiddler Eileen Ivers has established herself as the pre-eminent exponent of the Irish fiddle in the world today. It is a rare and select grade of spectacular artists whose work is so boldly imaginative and clearly virtuosic that it alters the medium. It has been said that the task of respectfully exploring the traditions and progression of the Celtic fiddle is quite literally on Eileen Ivers' shoulders. The Washington Post states, "She suggests the...