Registration Open: Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

Western New Mexico University designed a Spanish for Healthcare Professionals course upon special request and is offering it in spring 2023. The goal of the class is to have each student become compliant with the Spanish language to function better at the bedside with Spanish-speaking patients. The three credit-hour class is geared specifically for those entering or already practicing in the medical field. Those who already hold bachelor’s degrees may take it as a workshop and should apply to WNMU as non-degree seeking students.) Students may also take the class more than once. Spanish for Healthcare Professionals is a hybrid web class held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. during the spring 2023 semester. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the spoken Spanish equivalent of phrases and useful words, speak basic phrases and words in Spanish for tasks specific to medical settings, read and comprehend the meaning of Spanish phrases and vocabulary in...

18th WNMU Academic and Research Symposium and Career Fair

The fall WNMU Academic Symposium and Career Fair will be Wednesday, November 30, and Thursday, December 1, 2022, at the commons of WNMU J. Cloyd Miller Library. Students of all disciplines will present projects that pertain to research, public service, technology, and industrial/applied technology. The steering committee also encourages exhibits of scholarship and teaching along with any other innovative ideas and creative works for the enjoyment of the WNMU community and the public. Presentations (poster, oral, exhibits) will be given in both face-to-face and oral formats by students from all WNMU locations (e.g., Silver City, Deming Learning Center, international universities with which WNMU has a formal relationship). Symposium/Career Fair Steering Committee:  Michael Acosta, Cody Ahlm, Evelyn Alvarado, Gilda Baeza-Ortego, Bart Brown; Taylor Benavidez; Wen-Chi-Chen, Benji Cline, Royce Grubic, Brenda Diaz Nunez, Barbara Flores, Dean Foster, Heather Frankland, Scott...

Opening Reception: “Potential Energy” by Yen Chu

"Potential Energy" by Western New Mexico University student Yen Chu will open with a reception at WNMU Francis McCray Gallery on December 1 at 7 p.m. Yen Chu’s exhibition, "Potential Energy," is an exploration of how one’s relationship with the self as well as their environment is reflected through materialism. By visualizing the search for self-actualization through our habitual accumulation and waste of things, Chu examines the environment that humans have constructed for themselves as our forgotten ephemera increasingly clutters our...