Regents Meet In Santa Fe And Approve Audit, Honorary Degree


The Western New Mexico University Board of Regents met for their annual first meeting of the new calendar year in Santa Fe on Thursday, January 29. The January meeting occurs each year in the capital city to coincide with the activities of the state legislature and to allow board members to hear updates on higher

Deming Branch Welcomes New Professor


Deming,NM – the Deming Branch of Western New Mexico University welcomes a new science professor this year. Dr. Paula Gentry is now teaching Chemistry, Biology and Anatomy & Physiology courses, full-time at the WNMU Deming Branch. Dr. Gentry graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1996 with a PhD in Animal Science and spent time

Lady Mustangs Secure Big Road Win at CSU-Pueblo


PUEBLO, Colo. – It was a crucial road game and the Western New Mexico University women’s basketball team responded in a big way Saturday night. Needing a win to move back into the top-eight of the conference standings, the Lady Mustangs won the battle of the top two defensive teams in the conference besting Colorado

Scott and Castrillo Combine for 30 Points at ThunderWolves


PUEBLO, Colo. – The Western New Mexico University men’s basketball team opened with an 8-0 lead Saturday night before Colorado State University-Pueblo responded to claim the 97-67 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory. Gavin Wood (Florence, AZ/Florence ) opened the scoring 36 seconds in. Brandon Tanter (Long Beach, CA/Los Angeles Prep) added a jumper on the

Men’s Basketball Scores Season-High 91 Points at No.9 Mountain Lions


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Despite season-highs in points, field goals made, three-pointers made and overall shooting percentage, the Western New Mexico University men’s basketball team couldn’t quite upset No. 9/12 UC-Colorado Springs as the Mountain Lions held on for the 103-91 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory Friday night. It was a banner offensive game for

Leadership Class Meets, Plans Community Events


The 2015 Southwest New Mexico Leadership Class had its initial meeting in January on WNMU’s Silver City campus. Those selected for the program come from the financial section, health care, education, county, city, town, and regional government units, the Forest Service, and non-profit organizations in Luna and Grant County. Those participating in the program this

Men’s Tennis First, Women Second in RMAC Preseason Poll


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Western New Mexico University tennis teams were picked to finish in the same spot as they finished last year as the men are the favorites to win the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference title again, while the women are picked to finish second. The men tallied four first place votes and

Events To Commemorate Black History Month


Western New Mexico University is commemorating Black History Month with several events celebrating the history and culture of Black America during the month of February. The events include a black history film series in Light Hall Theater. The movies are free to WNMU students, $2 for adults and $1 for non-WNMU students. Concession items will