WNMU Nursing Professor writes The Tortilla Star, hosts a book signing


On February 18, nursing professor Abbey Carpenter had one of her first book signings on campus at the On February 18, nursing professor Abbey Carpenter had one of her first book signings on campus at the Miller Library. The Tortilla Star is a contemporary fiction book that tells the story of an English teacher that

WNMU Offers Summer Program Focusing on STEM to Current and Future Teachers


Silver City, NM- Do you have a strong interest in the fields of Science and Math? Are you interested in becoming a teacher? WNMU’s new Robert Noyce Teacher Professional Development Workshop just might be the thing for you. The weeklong program starts this summer, from July 10-16, and gives any practicing High School teachers or

Remembering Ella Sala Myers


Silver City, NM- Western New Mexico University hosted an art exhibition on Thursday, November 12th, which showcased Ella Sala Myers’ artwork and was free for the public to attend. On May 24, 2014, a plane crashed three miles away from Silver City, New Mexico, killing four people that were aboard. Ella Kirk, age 14, Michael

CALLING ALL WRITERS: Undergraduate Writing Contest

Dr. Nelson

Do you like to write? No, not boring newspaper articles! Things like poetry or short stories? If that’s the case, the Undergraduate Writing Contest might be something worth checking out. The contest, which is being run by Dr. Michael Ann Nelson and Dr. Austin Tremblay of the Humanities Department, offers undergraduates taking at least 6

WNMU Masters Fair a Success


Co-Written by Hannah Gray Deming, NM- Ambassadors for several of the academic schools available at Western were present at the Masters Fair last Wednesday, held at the Deming Campus. It was a friendly and helpful atmosphere, where WNMU students looking to learn about the Masters programs offered were welcomed and accommodated. Mr. Cruz Rodriguez, a

WNMU and UDEO Sign Agreement That Brings Two Universities Together


Silver City, NM; Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico- One of Western New Mexico University’s fastest growing programs is the Language Institute. This part of the college encompasses our ESL (English as a Second Language) courses but lately has been doing a lot of work internationally, particularly in many different parts of Mexico. Friday morning, on October

Southwest Festival of the Written Word


This past weekend, Silver City hosted the Southwest Festival of the Written Word. The SWFWW is a biannual event that allows people to come together to meet and hear from some of their favorite authors. The festival focuses on authors who come from and write about the southwest region. Each of the authors featured comes

Guest Lecture Series: Merritt Hamilton


Delta Mu Delta honor society is hosting Merritt Hamilton as the guest speaker in its ongoing Guest Lecture Series. Hamilton is owner and Executive Director of Vox Optima, an Albuquerque-based public relations firm. Hamilton was named the 2014 Top CEO in Media and Marketing by Albuquerque Business First. When: Feb. 26, 6:00 p.m. at Miller